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Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day! This past weekend I celebrated at the Serenbe Community in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. What an amazing place that focuses on land preservation, agriculture, energy efficiency, green building, walkability, high density building, arts and culture, and community living for multiple generations. I’ll tell you more about it another time, but boy was it great to be outside enjoying the sights and smells of nature!  What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day? Now to thi… read more »

Romantic Dinner for Two: Mushroom Farrotto {Recipe}

Celebrating an anniversary, birthday, or just the love that you share with someone special? You don’t have to spend money going out to a fancy dinner for every occasion. Sometimes it’s nice to make a romantic dinner for two in your own home. Set the mood with dim lighting, candles, some romantic music, and a Nutritioulicious meal that will knock the socks off of your partner. That’s what I did this past February for Valentine’s Day, which was so much better than sitting at a r… read more »

Green Festival NYC

This post was written by Tiana Yom Spring is finally here and Earth Day is this coming Monday, April 22nd. There’s no better way to celebrate than by going to the New York City Green Festival at the Jacob Javits Center North this weekend.   The Green Festival is the nation’s premier sustainability event and will feature an organic, vegetarian, and vegan food court; the Sierra Club Green Cinema; eco-fashion exhibits; hands-on DIY workshops; live music; an organic beer and wine garden; in… read more »

Welcome Nutritioulicious Contributor Rosemary!

Today I am welcoming Rosemary Squires to the Nutritioulicious family. Read on for an introduction from Rosemary so you can learn a little more about her and her love of nutrition, health, and all things food! ______________________________________________________________________________ Hello Nutritioulicious readers! My name is Rosemary Squires and I am a dietetics student at the State University of New York, College at Oneonta. I grew up in a small town in upstate New York on the north… read more »

Mint Mojito {Recipe}

Along with a taste of warmer weather the past few days, my mouth has started to water for refreshing summer cocktails. Truth be told, I am not a big drinker – hard alcohol (i.e. vodka, rum, gin) and I aren’t the best of friends. My drink of choice is usually a crisp glass of white wine, prefereably a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. But on occasion I have a thirst for a more interesting cocktail, including mojitos.  Did you know mojitos were a favorite drink of the author Ernest Hemingway?! As I&… read more »