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5 Reasons Why I’m Done Kicking Potatoes Out of My Diet

High Protein, High Fat, Low Carb. This is how we eat and we think that’s healthy.

The most common diets both athletes and fitness enthusiasts are on these days consist of anything but enough Carbohydrates and Fiber. We’re made to believe that carbs make us fat and that we need ridiculous amounts of Protein. Today, even the average person with little to moderate physical activity is worried about where to get protein more than anything else. Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I’m Done Kicking Potatoes Out of My Diet

Meals that Nourish at Atmosphere Resorts & Spa

Here it is! I saved my favorite part for last–the food. If you read my first entry about the recent Yoga Retreat I had at Atmosphere Resorts and Spa, I mentioned I would write a completely separate post on the food they served. I find it rather challenging to recall all the memories of dining at the resort only because I could barely do it without salivating (excuse me) and dreaming about my next food trip there. But yes, the taste and how deliciously rich their dishes were are clearly embedded in the memory bank of my tastebuds.

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Bali Green Eats

Bali, most especially Ubud, is a haven for vegetarians and vegans. Nearly every corner in Ubud had a vegetarian restaurant and all the places we visited there were able to accommodate vegan requests. Here are a few spots I would recommend you to check out:


Down to Earth serves raw, organic vegan food that’s absolutely delicious. Nic got the Seitan Steak and I ordered the Planet Platter. The platter’s contents change depending on what fresh produce is available. Among all the restaurants we visited in Bali during our trip, Down to Earth food has to be my favorite.

At the ground floor of Down to Earth is its organic market with shelves of natural, plant-based and compassionate products.

Right next to it is Paradiso, the first organic vegetarian cinema in the world.

Down to Earth is located at Jl. Gautama Sel., Kab. Gainyar, Ubud Continue reading Bali Green Eats