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In Need Of Shake Therapy

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Word was that a new milkshake place called Shake Therapy replaced the Cold Stone Creamery uptown a few blocks from my place, so Dorothy, Amaris, and I headed over to check it out! I’ve always been interested in the famous CRAZY milkshakes like the Black Tap ones in New York City. In fact, last year I made it my quest to re-create the over-the-top milkshakes for a DIY Youtube video. Let’s be honest- I did it for the ‘gram, because…

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Peanut Butter GELATO Time

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Sharing some recent photos from my styling sesh with @piccolagelateria again! If you didn’t know, I’m their creative director / photographer and I get to play around in their kitchen to make gelato look as pretty in photos as it tastes! This shoot was with a satsuma/pomegranate sorbetto in a cone and I just walked around and tried to incorporate a sort of city vibe. Bringing a fall / wintery vibe onto some countertop marble ^_^ If you’re in the…

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Top 3 #foodie Instagram Locations In New Orleans

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I’ve spent most of my life in New Orleans, but it wasn’t until I started blogging, vlogging, and Instagramming through the meager portion of my basic, aesthetic-driven life that I really started searching this city of its best hipster photo spots. Call me basic, yes, call me ratchet. But NOLA, I’m coming for your Instagrammable locations whether you like it or not. Here are my top 3 places for the perfect #Foodstagram, but if you leave me a nice comment…

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DIY Unicorn Noodles (TheIndigoKitchen Tested)

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Hi guys! In my mission to unicorn-ify my life, I stumbled across this new magical recipe from TheIndigoKitchen that promised these all natural no artificial food colored purple and pink noodles that only needed one magical ingredient- lemon juice. So I had to give it a test. All you need to do is boil clear/white noodles with red cabbage, then squeeze lemon juice over it and the noodles will instantly turn a bright shade of pink. You can get the full…

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DIY Freakshakes! How To Make Crazy Milkshakes

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Woah you guys. These couldn’t have turned out better, and I’m so excited to be able to share this DIY with you guys. If you’re on Instagram and Tumblr frequently, you would’ve heard of these EXTREME milkshakes that originated in Australia and spread to the interwebs. Black Tap, a cafe in New York makes these as well, but the wait is 2 hours and are craaaazy expensive. But these couldn’t be any easier to make at home. Strawberry MilkshakeIngredients: mason…

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Easy DIY Frozen Berry Slushie

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It’s gotten SO HOT these past few weeks where I live, and if you’re like me, a cold icy drink is high on the list of needs. So today I want to share with you guys a super easy two ingredient berry slushie. It’s vegan, healthy, and super refreshing.You’ll need: -Roughly one cup of frozen berries ( Mine are pre-frozen from Costco containing raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries.) -Almond milk, half a cup -Any sweetener of choice. I used Splenda. (Optional) -A…

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Tropical Smoothies 3 Ways

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My favorite season, spring, is almost here- which means it’s warm enough for me to lug out my blender and start blending to my heart’s content! While I usually reserve tropical smoothies for the summertime, it’s never too early to taste the sunshine. 🙂 So today I’ll be sharing 3 of my favorite tropical smoothie recipes with you guys. They’re effortless, simple, and utterly delicious! 1.Pineapple Mango Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup frozen pineapple 1 cup frozen mango chunks (I buy the…

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Quick And Easy Mango Banana Overnight Oats

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As a lover of all thing quick and simple, I was so excited to learn about the concept of “overnight oats,” which is just a combination of oats+milk with some fun toppings to make a quick but healthy breakfast on the go. With all sorts of flavors and variety, today I’ll be showing you guys a banana mango honey drizzle version. Let’s get started! You’ll need: 1 mason jar regular flavored oats (or) 5 packets of Quaker’s Flavored Oatmeal 1/3 of…

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Homemade Strawberry Banana Ice cream (Nicecream): Raw, Vegan, All Fruit!

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Hi guys! Sorry for the lack of posts, it’s that standardized test time of the year again and I’ve been so tired coming home to do anything. But last week I was finally able to make my first ever banana ice cream, and it was so so so so good! I was inspired by all those vegan instagram accounts out there, I mean WOW. Talk about inspiring photographs of raw food! So in the theme of all this, I dedicate the trending…

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Tangy Lemon Pepper Avocado Salad

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Hi everyone! Lately I’ve been craving salads and fresh greens but couldn’t get the taste of one right. You know how there’s that one flavor your want but sometimes it just doesn’t quite reach expectations? Well one night I found the secret ingredient which really gave my salad a kick, and so I thought I’d share the recipe with you guys. OMG this salad will BLOW your minds. It’s tangy, crisp, and super filling. Ready? YOU’LL NEED: Greens ( I…

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