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Making Medicine on a Saturday Afternoon in NYC

Making Medicine on a Saturday Afternoon in NYC

I just got out of my Ashtanga yoga class and came home to make some medicine. I believe that food is medicine, and the best medicine we can put into our bodies is fresh, organic juice. What you see above is living and curative nutrition. Juicing takes time and effort, but your body and mind […]

Health Juice/Smoothies NYC
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I just got out of my Ashtanga yoga class and came home to make some medicine.

I believe that food is medicine, and the best medicine we can put into our bodies is fresh, organic juice. What you see above is living and curative nutrition.

Juicing takes time and effort, but your body and mind will thank you for doing it. Read more »


The Two Best Organic Salads in New York City

The Two Best Organic Salads in New York City

While there are many great organic restaurants in New York City, the quality of the salad varies from place to place. For me, the key factors that determine whether an organic salad is noteworthy or not are freshness, taste, uniqueness of ingredients, presentation, and value. At the end of the day, however, there is one […]

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While there are many great organic restaurants in New York City, the quality of the salad varies from place to place.

For me, the key factors that determine whether an organic salad is noteworthy or not are freshness, taste, uniqueness of ingredients, presentation, and value.

At the end of the day, however, there is one dominant reason that these two are listed below – these are the ones that I think about and crave on a regular basis.

SUN IN BLOOM’S BELLA DIVINE

Sun in Bloom in Brooklyn is the absolute hidden gem of the New York City organic restaurant scene. This may be the only restaurant I go to where I have a strong desire to order the entire menu and everything in the refrigerator case.

Given that I do have to limit myself, I never fail to order the Bella Divine. Read more »


Recap of Green Festival NYC This Past Weekend

Recap of Green Festival NYC This Past Weekend

This past weekend I attended the Green Festival NYC held at the Jacob Javits Center. It was the first time that this event had been held, and I was impressed with what I saw. Aside from the numerous speakers, I discovered many companies involved with recycling – recycled clothes, recycled bags, recycled wallets – water […]

NYC Organic Festivals
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This past weekend I attended the Green Festival NYC held at the Jacob Javits Center. It was the first time that this event had been held, and I was impressed with what I saw.

Aside from the numerous speakers, I discovered many companies involved with recycling – recycled clothes, recycled bags, recycled wallets – water purifiers, organic soaps and beauty products, and a wide variety of other holistic products and services.

In terms of organic food, here were a few of the highlights: Read more »


Last Night’s Book Party in NYC for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s FOR BETTER OR FOR WORK

Last Night's Book Party in NYC for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg's FOR BETTER OR FOR WORK

(With Gary and Meg Cadoux Hirshberg) Last night, Inc. Magazine hosted a book party for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families. Meg Hirshberg, a fellow Brown University alum and columnist at Inc., is part of the founding family of Stonyfield, one of the iconic brands […]

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(With Gary and Meg Cadoux Hirshberg)

Last night, Inc. Magazine hosted a book party for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families.

Meg Hirshberg, a fellow Brown University alum and columnist at Inc., is part of the founding family of Stonyfield, one of the iconic brands in the organic food world.

For Better or For Work gives readers an inside glimpse of the very early days at Stonyfield, the struggles that Meg and her husband Gary, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stonyfield, faced on both a professional and personal basis, and advice for entrepreneurs who work with their significant others.
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My Lunch at Earth Matters in NYC

My Lunch at Earth Matters in NYC

VERY UNFORTUNATELY, EARTH MATTERS CLOSED IN OCTOBER 2012. After spending a few days in upstate New York for my talk at Herkimer County Community College, I was hungry for some fantastic organic food and decided to head down to Earth Matters in the Lower East Side. Earth Matters is an organic supermarket in NYC that […]

NYC Organic Restaurants Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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VERY UNFORTUNATELY, EARTH MATTERS CLOSED IN OCTOBER 2012.

After spending a few days in upstate New York for my talk at Herkimer County Community College, I was hungry for some fantastic organic food and decided to head down to Earth Matters in the Lower East Side.

Earth Matters is an organic supermarket in NYC that offers excellent hot and cold prepared foods. Additionally, their raw food chef, Lawrence Goldberg (no relation), is a serious talent. Here’s what I had:

BEET AND SUNFLOWER SPROUT SALAD

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My Lunch at Rawvolution in NYC

My Lunch at Rawvolution in NYC

For those people who are immersed in the raw food world, they either know of or have been to the restaurant Euphoria Loves Rawvolution in Santa Monica, CA. This very popular raw food restaurant has great, great energy and is widely known for The Box, a prepared meal package that can be delivered throughout the […]

NYC Raw Food Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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For those people who are immersed in the raw food world, they either know of or have been to the restaurant Euphoria Loves Rawvolution in Santa Monica, CA.

This very popular raw food restaurant has great, great energy and is widely known for The Box, a prepared meal package that can be delivered throughout the country.

Due to his many customers who also reside in New York City, owner Matt Amsden opened up an outpost in the East Village last year. I stopped into Rawvolution for an organic lunch yesterday and here’s what I had.
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My Recent Dinner at Candle Cafe in NYC

My Recent Dinner at Candle Cafe in NYC

A few days ago, I went for dinner at Candle Cafe, an organic vegan restaurant in NYC. For those who don’t know, Candle Cafe, along with its sister restaurant Candle 79, pretty much dominates the organic food scene on the Upper East Side. While downtown Manhattan has many different organic restaurants, the Upper East Side […]

NYC Restaurant Visits/Pictures
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A few days ago, I went for dinner at Candle Cafe, an organic vegan restaurant in NYC.

For those who don’t know, Candle Cafe, along with its sister restaurant Candle 79, pretty much dominates the organic food scene on the Upper East Side.

While downtown Manhattan has many different organic restaurants, the Upper East Side has very few. Here’s what I had. Read more »