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Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Eleonor Bauwens, highlights contributor

February 8, 2016

It seems that people are often turned away from being vegan because it is assumed that it is too complicated to eat ‘good’ vegan food. Hopefully these three recipes demonstrate that it is easier than it seems. Pigs in a Blanket Ingredients: -Medjool dates -Any kind of nut butter (for e...

The Mug Cake Revolution

The Mug Cake Revolution

Natalia Perez, highlights Contributor

January 26, 2016

If you ever find yourself craving a sweet treat at an inconvenient time of the day, fear not! Mug cakes are the food trend that will satisfy your sweet tooth within minutes. They’re pretty much perfect for every occasion, whether it be a quick sugar fix during a study session, or a fun and tasty craft...

Post-Thanksgiving Remedies

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

After embracing a delectable, crispy turkey at Thanksgiving, most people can't help but stuff themselves with calories. In the aftermath of the deliciousness, many tend to wonder how they can lose that turkey stuffing. The following are three great ways to help get back in shape in time for that Christmas...

From City to City: Chipotle Nationwide

From City to City: Chipotle Nationwide

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

  Our Rating: Chipotle in New York City: B, Chipotle in Miami: A+ With its prominent burritos and palatable lemony chips, Chipotle has become one of the best Mexican grills nationwide. Although Chipotle serves the same thing in all its locations, various factors like portions, prices and taste v...

Documentary: Fed Up

Documentary: Fed Up

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

Our Rating: A  This jaw-dropping documentary, Fed Up, uncovers the truth about America's rise in obesity. Over the years, America's obesity rate has risen tremendously, so much so that it's become a huge health issue that's affecting children as young as ten years old. Not only does this documen...

Benefits of Quinoa

Benefits of Quinoa

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

May 5, 2015

Quinoa dates back to approximately four thousand years ago, when the Incas first realized it was fit for human consumption. Since then, this powerfood has been used to fuel your body with enriching nutrients among several other benefits: 1. Protein: Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods a p...

Yoko’s: Where the Fish Just Keep Swimming

Yoko’s: Where the Fish Just Keep Swimming

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

Our Rating: A For two years, Miami has seen the most magical sushi place around serve its delicious goodies. Yoko's, a family-oriented restaurant, is relatively new to Miami's beachy shores, but has already made an impression. "I have been working here for one year now, and I love making my foo...

The Last Carrot

The Last Carrot

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015

Our Rating: A Around for almost 40 years, it's shocking that not many people know about The Last Carrot! This one-of-a-kind restaurant is located in the heart of Coconut Grove. If you ever go watch a movie at Cocowalk, and are craving an inexpensive yet healthy meal, The Last Carrot is the perfec...

Liberty Caffé

Liberty Caffé

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015

Our Rating: A Most of us make our way to common places, such as Subway, Sir Pizza or Starbucks, to grab a quick lunch or coffee. But why not go to a unique cafe that serves tasty sandwiches, pizzas and coffee all in one venue? Liberty Caffé is located next to the beautiful Granada golf course and ...

Local Farmers’ Markets

Local Farmers’ Markets

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

January 11, 2015

Our Rating: A South Florida is known for having some of the best farmers' markets in the state! Glaser Organic Farms, a vegan farmers' market, takes place in the heart of Coconut Grove every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This one-of-a-kind farmers' market sells raw vegan desserts ranging from ice...

Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 10, 2014

As the holiday countdown dwindles, the atmosphere is starting to fill up with cheer, fun tunes and colorful decor. However, the deadline for purchasing gifts for friends and family is quickly approaching as well, thus dimming the holiday glow. To help with the daunting task of filling a stocking or...

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