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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was one of the traveling highlights of my year. Yes, it’s that amazing. Standing 13,700 feet up in the Andes, knowing I had climbed up there myself? Such an awe-inspiring feeling. I won’t lie though: it took some (ok a lot) of work. Day 1 We…READ MORE
Planning to hike to Machu Picchu? Here is my A to Z guide to Inca Trail hike packing. After years of traveling with just a carry-on suitcase, I’m in the habit of waiting until the night before my trip (or, in a few cases, a few hours before…) to start packing. This is not something you…READ MORE
The easiest way to make cooking at home simple is to have a well-stocked pantry so that making breakfasts, lunches and dinners is a no-brainer. Here are 30 items to consider stocking in your pantry. Grains & Legumes Quinoa Brown rice Whole wheat couscous Pearl barley Old fashioned rolled oats All-purpose flour Whole wheat flour Plain…READ MORE
Machu Picchu had long been on my bucket list, but when I began planning my trip earlier this year I didn’t quite know what I was getting myself into. My trip ended up being more incredible than I could ever have imagined and left me with life-long memories. After digging through dozens of blogs and articles…READ MORE
While I love my gym, it is the last place I want to be on a beautiful summer day. With the amazing weather we’ve been having here in NYC (barely any humidity!!) I’ve been taking my workouts outdoors. This circuit hits all the major muscle groups, and can be done in 20 minutes. Keep moving…READ MORE
This one’s for all you chocolate lovers! My nutty chocolate overnight oats recipe combines oats with cashews, chia seeds, and coconut for a filling breakfast that you can make in less than five minutes. Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts. It can function as a simple base for a whole range of toppings and…READ MORE
Smoothies are one of my favorite ways to load a few fruit and vegetable servings into one tasty package. There’s a certain sense of accomplishment in getting one or two servings each of fruit and vegetables in before 10am. Smoothie bowls take that one step further – with the addition of a few blend-in ingredients…READ MORE
Have you ever been overdue for a meal, and felt anger, restlessness, or anxiety? Then you’ve experienced hanger: hunger + anger. This is such a common occurrence that the term “hangry” was coined. While it is a catchy expression, I was curious: is there actually any science behind this phenomenon? Or is it just an…READ MORE