LUNCHING | sidewalk salmon sushi 🍣****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: it benefits to step away from the office/desk at lunch time, even if it’s a brief moment. not only will it save your keyboard from crumbs and spills, you eat more mindfully, get fresh air, move, and enjoy your food more. plus it’s a great time to spend with friends or network. 🍣
PICKMEUP | 5 ingredient no bake #vegan bites, the perfect little #friday arvo snack. side of @califiafarms almond milk needless to say. ****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: these cuties are so simple to make it’s not even considered cooking. 1C old fashioned oats (fiber rich), 1/4c ground flaxseed (omega-3s), 1/2C peanut butter (protein) or almond butter (healthy fat), 1/4C cacao (antioxidants). mix, roll, chill (i prefer the freezer), enjoy!
CAFÉ | yes I WOULD like something with my morning tea, i WOULD. #treatyourself #ouioui #lifestylepurification **** TIP: one way cheat meals can boost the metabolism is by increasing levels of leptin, the “anti-starvation” hormone responsible for sending hunger messages to the body. when your body senses a calorie deficit, leptin levels drop; metabolism slows down to conserve energy. throwing a calorie-rich cheat meal into the mix tricks your system into thinking food is plentiful and that it’s ok to burn through fat stores. cheat meals can aid weight loss by temporarily boosting leptin. so go ahead and treat yourself🍰. #frenchpastry #cafebilboquet
💜 | beet it thursday, bring on the weekend!!****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: sauté, steam, bake or even simply raw, enjoy these guys as they boost your stamina, fight inflammation, have anti-cancer properties, support detoxification and are rich in fiber & nutrients. #unionsquarefarmersmarket
#ROMANCE | tonight’s reading: i came across my parents’ love letters & telegrams from the 1960’s. the motion picture coming to a theatre near you. #rip #truelove #1960s ❤️****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: please don’t abandon the handwritten note. they create lasting memories, make every word count, spark creativity, are timeless and require undivided attention. disconnect to connect.
DAY DATE | admiring the @roylichtenstein #femalehead gem before it’s auctioned tonight & hidden behind private walls forever ****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: take someone special to @sothebys; the auction house has amazing art on display at all times and the entry is free! #sothebys #lichtenstein
WINDING | no sense taking the elevator with this gorgeous #spiralstaircase @davidzwirner as an option. ****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: a person burns approximately 9 calories per minute of walking up stairs. the perfect excuse for a post museum dessert!
🍇 | you learn something new everyday, moon drop grapes, who knew? 🤷🏼♀️ #farmersmarket #cleaneating ****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: the moon drop is a good source of antioxidants, flavonoids and vitamins A, C and K. my favorite thing is they are large enough to be split in half and stuffed with a salty cheese to complement their sweet flavor. they are also excellent roasted with salt and lemon or blistered over high heat and paired with sautéed bitter greens or sharp brussel sprouts.
MONDAY’S COFFEE | a crisp rosy fizz cocktail to brighten any rainy day #whatsinyourvaldo 🍾🌹💦🥒🥂 1 oz soda water 1 oz rosewater 3 oz @edvwines @valdo_spumanti prosecco 2 lime slices 2 cucumber slices 2 mint leaves hibiscus powder ice 1. use a lime slice to moisten the rim of a lowball glass. place the hibiscus powder on a small plate and dip/roll the rim 2. muddle the same lime slice, a cucumber slice and mint leaf. add the ice, soda water, & rosewater to the glass. top with prosecco and garnish with the other cucumber and lime slices, plus remaining mint. 3. ENJOY! #bartenderdreams
#DETAILS | @grandcentralnyc, you amaze me every time ****#lifestylepurification **** TIP: chandeliers lift chi. light is one of the most auspicious feng shui activators. the prisms of the crystals throw off rainbows. they also represent the earth’s purest and highest form of energy. #lookingup #architecture #chandelier