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Vegan on the Go!

Vegan on the Go!

Hey there, my name's Nyk :) Vegan kettlebell instructor, black belt in MMA, Pilates enthusiast, and self-proclaimed health nut. I believe food is the best medicine, and that almost anything can be cured through proper diet and exercise! Currently majoring in Nutrition and Food Science at Montclair State University. Feel free to talk to me, I'm friendly!
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Hey everyone:

I’m sure you’ve noticed that recently I haven’t been posting workouts, or recipes, or even the random nutritional tip. I’ve had a lot going on in my life right now, and a lot of things I need to sort through.

So until I have addressed everything that’s been going on, and I’m able to come back to my blog with a clear head and fresh ideas, I’m taking a bit of a hiatus. It won’t be permanent, and my blog won’t be gone (so you can all access everything I’ve posted so far), I just won’t be posting any new content for a while.

I hope you all can understand, and I am very sorry! I’ll try to be back as soon as I can. Wish me luck, I’m going through quite a bit right now! :(

Dinner was glorious ๐Ÿ˜ whole wheat #soycheddar and #blackbean #quesadilla, steamed #zucchini๐Ÿ† and #heirloom tomatoes๐Ÿ…, and salsa ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ‘Œ

Hadda get #bloodwork today so I didn’t get to eat breakfast until pretty late for me… I was SO hungry!! ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ haha so I had a giant bowl of chocolate๐Ÿซ protein oats with pineapple and coconut, and a Reese’s latte ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜

Dinner after a long day instructing at the #HKC!! Garlic provolone mashed cauliflower (just steamed a bag of cauliflower and blended it with garlic powder and 2 slices #soy provolone cheese) carrots and #hummus, and an Amy’s #indiansamosa burrito!! ๐Ÿ‘Œโ˜บ๏ธ

Dinner time!! Sandwich rounds with #soycheese (one with 2 slices #cheddar and one with 2 slices #smokedprovolone… Dunno which is better!!) lots of #veggies, #hummus, and salsa, and an (unpictured) homemade pumpkin Reese’s for dessert!!

Lunch! Giant #tofu ‘egg salad’ wrap (1/2 block tofu, 2tbsp relish, mustard, and seasonings) and lots of #veggies with 2 kinds of #hummus!! If y’all haven’t had mushrooms with hummus before, GET ON THAT ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Happy Halloween!!! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ปBreakfast today is pumpkin pie protein oats, a big pear, and a Reese’s latte โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜

Dinner timeeeee! #Quinoa, veggie, and #tofu bowl with a creamy #hummus dressing and some giant cucumber slices with #soycheese โ˜บ๏ธ

Okay guys so as you know, on this blog I pretty much exclusively post recipes, food, workouts, and nutrition stuff. However, I was tagged by the beautiful azulalabluelightning to answer these 11 questions, so I’m going to!

Rules:

  1. Always post the rules
  2. Answer the questions of the person who tagged you and then make 11 new questions
  3. Tag 11 people and link them
  4. Let them know theyโ€™ve been tagged

Questions from azulalabluelightning:

1) Favorite animal?

Oh this is tough because I seriously love all animals but I’d havta say an ocelot. <3

2) If you had to be another animal for another day what would you be?

I’d totally be a wolf! They’re so fierce and independent :)

3) Movie you have watched the most?

Probably… Blues Brothers. Or Unbreakable.

4) What is your favorite season?

FALL!!!!

5) What is the craziest thing you have ever eaten?

When I was younger I ate alligator, that’s it haha

6) If you had to choose between living one year with magical powers or live to be 60 as normal what would chose?

Hmm… probably 60. I can make a much bigger difference with more time on earth than I can with just a year of magic.

7) Can you describe the best party or group gathering you have ever had?

The party after my Black Belt Test. All of my friends and fellow martial arts students and instructors were there, the food was great, and everyone had fun. But what REALLY made the party special was knowing that I had passed my Black Belt Test. The feeling of accomplishment that comes from that is totally unmatchable.

8) What is your ultimate goal in life at this moment?

To find happiness for myself and to help others find happiness within themselves as well.

9) What is your favorite piece of art and why?

There’s this painting in my grandparents’ house of a mother cradling her child. It’s definitely my favorite because not only can you see the raw emotion coming through the painting, but my mom made it <3

10) Have you ever been in love?

I think so

11) Do you enjoy playing video or computer games and sneaking in this one: have you ever played World of Warcraft or another addictive game and if so what game? lol

Oh my gosh I actually have played WoW!!! I didn’t get addicted to it, though. However, I WAS A TOTAL SIMS ADDICT!!!! All through middle and high school haha it was actually terrible!

Okay now my questions!

1. Favorite type of food (like breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, dessert)?

2. Favorite holiday?

3. Rain, snow, or sunshine? Why?

4. Best and worst subjects in school?

5. Favorite way to unwind and destress?

6. If you had a daughter, what would you name her?

7. If you had a son, what would you name him?

8. What’s one thing you really want to do but are absolutely terrified to attempt?

9. TV or Netflix?

10. Favorite magazine and why?

11. Celebrity crush?

And I tag:

the-dungeonwitch

sunkerns

reinventing-charlotte

peanutbutterandmaggie

fit4cookies

cuntstance

watch-me-blossom

mariastopsprocrastinating

sachechka

mygoalsmyprogress

veggieladykat

Sunday morning breakfast #challenge! Cinnamon raisin English muffin with 2 whole tbsp (!!!!) #peanutbutter โ€ข a bowl of strawberries ๐Ÿ“ and blueberries โ€ข chai latte made with 1.5c (!!!!) almond milk! ๐Ÿผโ˜•๏ธ I’m proud of myself, I didn’t obsess over #protein intake for this meal!