Vivi’s favorite NYC eats

Soooo…… I haven’t posted in a while and I missed my blog. I missed Vivi. In an attempt to get back in the blogging groove, I’m posting my favorite restaurants in the city. Because I started a food blog and I have not been cooking! Here goes my summer 2017 restaurant (or really, in some…

Spring into the Season with This Berry Green Smoothie

It’s March! The beginning of a brand new month filled with new beginnings, opportunities, and the first day of spring.  The first day of spring is coming up soon and I am counting down the weeks. This morning, I’m trying to start the day with a positive outlook amidst the falling icicles and heavy snow. We…

Creamy Spinach Avocado Smoothie

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
Anyone else tend to eat more carbs and sugar on the weekend? Instead of ordering pizza, we made a veggie pizza at home using our pizza stone. You’ll love this recipe. It was delicious, but after I finished eating I felt overly full, bloated, and weighed down. The sugar in the wine that…

Exciting News: My First Liebster Award

Today, I am so excited to share with you that I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Marie Islander on Instagram @marieislander! Thank you so much. Just yesterday, I was talking about how writing and managing a blog on WordPress really opens up a lot of opportunities to connect with other bloggers, photographers, and even large brands and…

#WomenDoingWell: This One’s For The Girls

Originally posted on Women's iLab:
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. And besides an excuse to don 50 shades of pink for 31 days, Breast Cancer Awareness month (October) is a national event celebrating survivors and striving to find a cure. Keeping in mind there’s a difference between…

Fight Your Cold with These Superfoods

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
It’s week four of my Nutrition, Health and Lifestyles class, and I am excited to learn more about superfoods. Superfoods are functional foods that serve a purpose- reduce risk of disease, heart disease, cancer, obesity, and slow down the aging process. Who wouldn’t want these awesome benefits from foods? I’ve…

What Would YOU like to See More of on Vivi?

Please tell me, what would you like to see more of on Vivi? By receiving your anonymous response, I will know my audience better and be able to produce content you will enjoy viewing! Thanks so much! Have a happy, healthy weekend.

Eat with Awareness! 5 Steps to Mindful Eating.

Originally posted on Julia Davie Nutrition:
As a yoga instructor I spend lots of time talking about awareness or mindfulness. During a yoga practice it is essential to draw your attention inside, tune into strong and subtle sensations in your body, notice the language of breath and adjust your practice based upon the specific needs…

Treat Yourself: Dessert for Breakfast

Today I’m celebrating my 25th birthday in the city. New York City! Before work, my sister surprised me with delicious breakfast pastries from Café Angelique. I’m a happy girl. As you can see below, one flaky almond croissant on the left, one large chocolate chip muffin on the right, and an extra large black coffee….