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Restaurant Review: Organic Avenue – cold-pressed juices to grab and go plus!




Organic Avenue is the only organic plant-based grab-and-go brand in the U.S., providing fresh breakfast, lunch and light dinner entrees and cold-pressed juices that make healthy eating easily accessible and delicious. With an engaging community atmosphere across 12 New York City stores, including a new flagship at 5 Bryant Park, Organic Avenue offers flavor-focused hot and cold wraps, hot grain bowls, soups, oatmeals and juices that blend tasty options with optimal nutritional benefits. Customers are encouraged to interact with Wellness Concierges and knowledgeable store advisors, who provide a welcoming experience with their nutritional and lifestyle information and interactive community events. Organic Avenue is owned by Weld North, an investment company concentrating on education, health and wellness, consumer services and marketing businesses.
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Denise Mari, Founder

Denise founded Organic Avenue in 2000, combining her passion for whole foods, healing, vegetarianism and entrepreneurship. She is the author of Organic Avenue: Recipes for Life, Made with LOVE* and continues to be inspired by the implications of a Live, Organic, Vegan, Experience.

I was surprised at how delicious all the food was! The coconut yogurt (fake yogurt like substance) tasted like yogurt even though the wasn’t any dairy in it! The Chocolate Mousse didn’t taste like Chocolate Mousse but it was delicious and the base ingredient is avocado! Which is a staple in my current diet! The Matcha Tea and Chia seed was also delicious! It’s flavors were layered nicely! At $6-8 I would buy all of the products again, but not too often!

The Dragon’s Breath was $4 and wasn’t bad the flavors were layered first the lemon then the ginger and pow the cayenne! I saved it for preworkout and it was nice!
I want to try to reverse engineer it for myself! It seems easy enough to make.

Restaurant Review: Muscle Maker Grill


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As you know from reading my blog, I do not like chains! This is an exception! I have previously reviewed muscle maker on my old Facebook group Martial Arts for Life! before I had a problem with Facebook (fuck fb!) anyway, this place is amazing!

The food is great and healthy! The only thing I do not like (because of my heritage) is the marinara sauce. Other then that it is amazing!

They have a great orange color Caesar like sauce, called Arizona sauce! Looks like its Caesar with paprika.

They have amazing affordable sides that you can make into a meal.
I order: 4 hardboiled eggs and a side of grilled chicken or a side of broccoli and a side of steak.

If you haven’t been there check it out!
I frequent the Wayne & Parsippany NJ locations. I have also been to the Oakland, Long Branch and Colonia locations.

*Colonia is tiny! one nice thing is they have outdoor seating!

In case you are tired of the usual pizza and chinese delivery, Muscle Maker even delivers!!!

20111206-010520.jpg 4th place finisher in this years Mr Olympia pro bodybuilder Victor Martinez actually owns a location in Edgewater NJ
Here is a pic of Vic and Me at the Wayne Location at their Grand Opening celebration.


Go to a Muscle Maker Grill today!! You won’t be disappointed!

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