Copina Connect: Melissa Coyle of Melissa's Healthy Kitchen

A healthy lifestyle is not ONLY about the work and hustle, but it’s also taking care of yourself and giving your body all it wants and craves to living an abundant and nourished life. Melissa (@melissas_healthykitchen) shares the most delicious and simple healthy dishes all across her page and on her blog. She believes that a working professional can still create nutrient-dense meals even when your week is super busy. I’m so excited to share what Melissa has to say about committing to a healthy lifestyle, balance, and some of her favorite wellness rituals. Enjoy!

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Chocolate Sweet Potato Smoothie

I like to think that I’ve mastered how to make fruits and veggies taste like soft serve ice cream at this point. If you’re searching for some inspiration, here is one of my absolute favorites – the Vegan Chocolate Sweet Potato Smoothie! It’s packed with cauliflower and sweet potato, as well as, a banana for an extra boost of nutrients and veggies without making your sugar levels spike like crazy. It’s ridiculously delicious and highly addictive. Hope you enjoy as much as I do.


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Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jam

Summer is still here and kicking and that means that RHUBARB season is here! This strawberry rhubarb chiha jam the most delicious and easiest way to add a low-sugar pop of flavor to your morning.You probably saw this amazing plant popping up all over your grocery stores and your social media page this season. Rhubarb can be a bit tart on its own, but with strawberries its flavor is crisp, bright, and just heavenly.

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Copina Connect: Nicole Berrie of Bonberi

What the world needs most is connection, community, and ridiculously delicious vegetables…. basically the world needs Bonberi. Nicole Berrie is the founder and inspiration behind the vegan bodega and wellness community Bonberi based in the West Village. Finding wellness is about finding what makes you tick, listening to your intuition, and living connected to your own mind, body, and spirit. Nicole created a thriving community and business that helps the world do just that.

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Glowing Vegan Turmeric Curry Ramen

Ramen can absolutely be magical! This noodle bowl is made from a rich, thick broth base using curry powder, light coconut milk, and a touch of turmeric with a little water. I added some of my favorite greens including sautéed kale and green onions along with sesame seeds, marinated tofu and watermelon radishes. This dish is so satisfying and surprisingly simple. Can’t wait for you to create it!

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Copina Connect: Stephanie Park of Wylde One

Meet Stephanie Park, wellness advocate and founder of high-performance wellness elixirs company Wylde One. Stephanie has been in the health and wellness community for a while now and has seen it shift and transform over the years. I’m so excited to share what Stephanie has to say about body confidence, balance, and rituals including her AMAZING beauty regimen.

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DIY Anti-Acne Scar Turmeric Face Mask

To manage both the acne and scarring, I use a turmeric-based face mask. Turmeric is a natural antioxidant, so that means that it helps fight acne-causing bacteria on your face. The base of this mask is Greek yogurt, which contains exfoliating lactic acid. This clears away dead skin, promotes moisturization, and diminishes scars, lines, or wrinkles that may appear due to acne. Plus, this mixture has the added benefit of being edible and delicious! 

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Copina Connect: Angie of Healthful Radiance

Meet food and wellness blogger Angie of Healthful Radiance who has been a powerful voice for accessing vulnerability and leaning on one’s own definition of beauty. She brings such beautiful honesty to her posts on a daily basis on what self-love and healthy living looks like. Not to mention her recipes are drool worthy and she has the best ways to nourish and satisfy the body without restrictions. I’m so excited to share what Angie has to say about healthy living, skincare, balance and food freedom! 

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The No-Fail Proof Way to Make Matcha

Matcha energizes me in a natural way that lasts for hours without any jitters. Switching to it also helped me heal my acne by leaving my skin more hydrated and boosting my antioxidants. This whole leaf tea has been a huge force on the wellness scene, but making it correctly can seem a bit daunting. I wanted to share with you my no-fail method for making both plain hot matcha teas and matcha lattes.

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Avocado Toast Two Ways

Some days all you need is a dependable avocado toast so why not make two?! These avocado toasts are so easy to make and the best part about them is that you can make them to your liking! All you need is high-quality bread, ripe avocado and some simple toppings, then you’re ready to go.

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Easy Spirulina Smoothie

Loading up on my greens the only way I know how - vibrant, beautiful smoothie bowls! This spirulina smoothie is super simple, detoxifying and energizing making it the perfect treat in the morning or post-workout. Surprisingly sweet without any added sugar and entirely plant-based—so good!

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