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RECIPE: 3 Ingredient, Gluten-Free, Vegan Cookie (Low Cal & No Equipment Needed)

A few months ago, when the pandemic first hit and finding groceries was like digging for gold (or what I imagine that to have been like) – I stumbled upon a cookie recipe that answered all my prayers. I was

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Recipe: Kimchi Pancakes (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Thanks to the pandemic we are all flexing our Guy Fieri day dreams in real life, including me! I saw someone eating Kimchi Pancakes on Instagram and it inspired me to find a simple (vegan, gluten-free) recipe that I could

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Everything I Eat in a Day (Quarantine Edition)

As requested via Instagram, I have recorded everything I eat in a day. I’m not sure what my eating habits will look like to y’all – but, here goes. Keep in mind this has been my current, “sort-of”, meal plan…but

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RECIPE: Sweet Potato Slices with Homemade Hummus & Bean Salad

Okay, so a lot of you asked for this recipe and here it goes! But in the meantime, I need a better name for it. Comment below your votes! Winner gets a shoutout on my Stories!   This is vegan,

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Vegan Vittles: Comfort Vegan Food at Organic Grill in NYC’s East Village

I’m kicking off  “Vegan Vittles” with shares from all the vegan eateries I enjoy. Here we go… A couple of weeks ago I finally dined at the famed, vegan Organic Grill in New York City’s East Village. I can’t believe

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These 5 Vegan Snacks Will Transform Your Party

Hands down the best part of the holidays are the parties and the food. Getting together with friends and family while the appetizers are passed around or strewn about the house has a cozy, warm and holiday feeling to it.

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We Gathered 6 Vegan Wines Under $30 To Enjoy Over The Holidays

“Aren’t all wines vegan or at least vegetarian?”  Unfortunately, that is not the case, and understandably the majority of us are oblivious to this truth. “The reason that all wines are not vegan or even vegetarian-friendly has to do with

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These Vegetarian Comfort Foods To Keep You Full and Warm

Comfort food is food that provides a nostalgic sentimental value. It’s the food we think of to warm our souls and stomachs during the colder months or after a long day at work. Sometimes it reminds us of a place

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7 Rappers From The Rolling Loud NY Lineup That Are Health Conscious

The Rolling Loud festival is coming to NY this October. In just a few weeks Citi Field in Queens will be packed with rappers, artists and tons of festival-goers. The shows will be headlined by big artists like Travis Scott,

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#DoinItWell: Golden Milk, Your New Favorite Fall Drink

Fall is just about here, which means it’s time for jackets, boots and warm seasonal beverages. But rather than run to your nearest Starbucks for the “first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season,” why not try something new? Something rich

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#WellnessWednesday: Pros And Cons Of The Top 4 Dairy Milk Alternatives

Now a days there are a lot of selections when it comes to non-dairy milk. You have the originator Soy milk the OG choice of non-dairy milk drinkers. Then there is Almond milk, which has been the go-to since soy

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LIFE: I DJ’ed alongside Tame Impala & Tierra Wack, Got Strangled by a Ghost & Partied with 6Lack!

So last week Friday, I had an early morning flight to Chicago – a city I love, but don’t get to visit often. I had a job at Lollapalooza and then I was later DJ’ing that same night at SoHo

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9 Vegan Valentines Day Candies

Valentine’s day is around the corner and if you’re like us, you love candy even on just a plain old regular day! On top of the flowers, sentimental cards, and material gifts, candy is a must have and must give

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How To Make Vegan Coquito, A Traditional Puerto Rican Holiday Beverage

Blessed are you, if you’ve ever sipped the nectar of the Puerto Rican gods – known as Coquito. Defined by Wikipedia as: “Coquito meaning “Little Coconut” in Spanish is a traditional Christmas drink that originated in Puerto Rico.” *Dominicans also prepare their own version of

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#VashtieVitals: Here’s What Vashties Whipping Up For Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving is upon us and we’re all ready to grub! This time of year is always joyous because we get to stuff our faces and spend time with our family and friends. This year is extra special because Vashtie will

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#VeganVittles: Veggie Juices with Benefits

We often overlook a lot of things in life, specifically vegetables. Most of us grew up being forced to eat veggies, or have compromised with our parents to  not eat them but what if these veggies could truly improve ourselves

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Should McDonald’s Bring the “McVegan” Burger to America?

  When McDonald’s recently announced the introduction of a vegan burger in Sweden and Finland, Twitter responded with a mix of enthusiasm, a little disgust, and a touch of curiosity from those who swore they’d never even go near Mc Donald’s after

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#VeganVittles: Candle Cafe

Normally when I go out to eat I have to look at the menu for a while and decide on approximately two dishes I can actually eat, well that wasn’t the case with Candle Café. As a vegetarian dinning at

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#DoinItWellWednesday: 21-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Opens a Vegan Restaurant

Let’s be real, while it’s important to maintain a nutritious diet, it isn’t always the easiest to purchase healthy foods, especially for those living in neighborhoods that fail to provide grocery stores and restaurants with fresh and whole foods. Well,

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VashtieDotCom Feature: Meet Tito Anton, The Founder of The Revival, NYC’s Next Big Thing

As a lover of both music and food, I couldn’t help but notice an event that popped up on my Instagram timeline earlier this month. The Revival is a monthly music event that gathers a small group of music lovers

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#FitnessFriday 7 Podcasts To Listen To For Your Wellness Journey

Keep your mind, body, and soul at ease with these 7 wellness podcasts. Podcasts are the ‘It thing’ right now and there are so many to choose from. Whether you are a sports fan, a music lover or just like

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6 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes So Good You Won’t Miss the Turkey

There are worse things in life than not being able to eat the Thanksgiving turkey or take a bite out of Aunt Clarise’s famous pumpkin pie. But when the whole country is happily gathered around the holiday table, it can

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Brandless tackles “Brand Tax” in the Grocery Industry

Living a healthier lifestyle often becomes another expensive habit that sways people away from buying organic, non gmo food. Brandless, an online grocery store, found a way to make food more affordable by taking away “the brand” from products that

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Best Vegan Restaurants to Visit in Paris

While our Downtown’s Sweetheart is visiting Paris for fashion week, we can only imagine how busy her schedule is. From attending fittings to fashion shows and working on personal projects, it may be hard to keep healthy while on the

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KeVita introduces New Flavors of their Probiotic and Kombucha Beverages

With the emergence of more health documentaries, more and more people are eating healthier. This has led to companies creating more vegan friendly environments meaning more vegan snacks. Among those happens to be the release of a new flavors in

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Flashback Friday: Childhood Favorites turned Vegan

Being an adult gets hard at times. I often find myself day dreaming about food during long boring meetings or reminiscing about childhood memories. Well recently,it occurred to put two and two together, lol. As Children, health wasn’t a main

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Classic Meals Made Vegan: Spaghetti & Meatballs

Once you decide to make positive changes in your life there will always be something trying to bring you back to your old lifestyle. Food cravings can get intense. What do you do when you have a craving, but it’s

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Doin’ It Well: Smoothie Queen, No Dairy

As a vegan, there are two questions I hear all the time: What do you even eat? Where do you get your protein? Like, it never fails! We’ll be here for a while if I explained the array of options

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BEAUTY: Vashtie Discusses Holistic Beauty & Wellness for The Coveteur

VASHTIE ON VEGANISM, MEDITATING LIKE OPRAH & HATING WORKOUTS SHE GREW UP ON CHEETOS AND CHERRY COKE. IF SHE CAN DO IT, YOU CAN TOO. BY: Meagan Wilson (Full Interview via TheCoveteur.Com) Hands down the most addictive part of Snapchat?

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Doin’ It Well: Meatless Monday Made Simple. Try This Menu!

I lead a mainly raw and vegan diet/lifestyle and have so for more than half of my life. Many people tell me that they too would like to trying being vegan and or raw, but don’t know where to start or can’t find

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LIFE: 3 Simple Dishes To Compliment Your Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner

For those of you out there who are vegan, transitioning to vegan, or have a predominantly plant based diet like myself, I curated a list of 3 simple yet very delicious vegan recipes that you can add to your Thanksgiving

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

It’s been a whole 10 years since Cam’ron’s “Purple Haze” dropped. (COMPLEX) The 2015 Pantone Color of the Year is “Marsala” (REFINERY29.COM) Nike Roshe Run NM “Safari” is the best sneaker boot for this winter. (HIGHSNOBIETY.COM) Frank Ocean released a

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NEWS: “5 Things” – If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

KENZO x New Era x Spring/Summer Collection of Collaborative Caps. (HYPEBEAST) 57 Reasons to Try Veganism. (BUZZFEED) Artist Azikiwe Mohammed x Internet Inspired “Free Bieber,” “Free Max B,” & “Free Lil Boosie” Tapestries. (COMPLEX)   12 Hosting Tips Every Woman

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LIFE: Working in Los Angeles – Lunch With Sarah, Supreme Store Visit, Dinner with Scott Vener and Belated Birthday Food with Drea (Day 2/3 of 5)

So, I took an oath thanks to ELLE CLAY – that I would not be a hermit in LA and that I would venture out to see and be seen. That translated to me as “hang out with friends and

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