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Exploring Seattle, WA: Missed Flights, Museums, Pike’s Market, and Marijuana

Hey, lovely! So, a couple of weeks ago, Aaron (my partner/bf) and I finally took a trip to Seattle, Washington — a place we both adore. I’ve been before, but it was his first time to the state. And oh goodness, we fit in so much in just a few short days. To begin with, things didn’t start o Read More →
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House of Alchemy (Juice & Coffee Bar ) Review— Las Vegas, Nevada

Hey, guys. So on Facebook, there was a big reveal of where I moved with my partner, Aaron. In a new recipe post, I will explain more about WHY we moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, and what we will be doing here. Yes, it will involve food! In fact, click here to see the next project I’m working on… Read More →
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Stop Viewing People Like They Are ‘Things’. Do This Instead {Poetry}

Hey, lovelies. Recently, I was watching a video of an extraordinary 12-year-old belting out a Sia song on stage and was absolutely blown away by her talent. At the same time, I took notice or her beautiful dress, the confidence she portrayed when singing in front thousands of people, and felt inspi Read More →
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My Battle with Disordered Eating, And What I’m Doing To Change

Hey, there. So, this is a very emotional, honest, and open post. Many of you know that when I was a teenager, I had a very unhealthy relationship with food and sabotaged my health in the form of binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia. I credit God with saving me when I was sixteen, preventing me fro Read More →
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10-Ingredient Healthy Chocolate Doughnuts

Hey, lovelies! I don’t know about you, but I am really enjoying the beginnings of summer. That fresh air, those sunny vibes, the long stretch of hours to get your work done then play outside… Yes, it’s awesome. And guess what? In just three weeks, I will reveal the reason my partner, Aaron, Read More →
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How To Make Hydrating Papaya Boats {Raw, Vegan} + Standing Rock Update

Hey, lovelies! Okay, this might be the simplest recipe ever, but it’s still a great one to know how to prepare. Granted, one is most likely to make this dish if they live in the southern U.S., Latin or South America, and tropical regions elsewhere, but it’s still possible to create even in cold Read More →
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6 Ways To Detox Fluoride – A Known Neurotoxin – From Your Body

Hey, Bloom for Life family! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted articles on this site, but that’s just because I regularly write for the site True Activist - ever heard of it? When I’m not creating delectable plant-based recipes, I’m helping expose unjust happenings and health Read More →
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5 Benefits I Experienced Shortly After Adopting A Plant-Based Diet

The first time I tried to make a healthy green soup, it didn’t turn out well. In fact, the first two weeks of my ‘vegan adventure’ were a huge mess. Granted, I was fifteen and adamant that everything I tossed into the blender or chopped up and threw into a pan on the stove would miraculousl Read More →
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Where In The World Is Amanda??

Hey beautiful friend, As you may have noticed, there are no events planned for the near future! Why is this?  Well, I am at a point in my life right now where I am focusing a lot on traveling (which I blog about on www.SeraphicJourney.com), writing, and finishing school. A lot is changing in Read More →
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Living Foods Cuisine 101 [Class] Thailand

Helloooooooo beautiful people! Having had such a great time co-leading the class last month at Radiance Whole Foods (Sukhumvit Soi 22) in Bangkok, Thailand, we (Radiance health food store) and I are putting on one final class before I leave and venture back to the States (where I will relocate to Read More →
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The Ultimate Flavor Balancing Guide

Flavor Balancing in Raw Cuisine Learning to balance flavors is what will free you to create your own masterpieces, rather than being dependent upon the recipes of others. The elements of flavor balancing are the same elements that go into balancing flavors in all ethnic traditions, because the Read More →
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How I Afford to Live & Eat Healthy

When I go out and shop for my kitchen, I am usually the pickiest foodie I know. I choose not to consume processed / packaged foods (pretty much anything pre-made), animal products (and if so, they must pass mega inspection / value tests) artificial sweeteners, GMOs, or refined, pasteurized, and Read More →