RECIPES

Recipe: BBQ Black Bean, Mango, Green Bean & Quinoa ‏

This week, I went “rogue” and decided to invent my own quinoa recipe. Packed full of some of my favorites – black beans, mango, green beans, bbq, feta and quinoa – this recipe is great when cooking for a group, or portioning into individual tupperware containers for workweek lunches.

I know what you’re thinking – BBQ sauce and feta? Sounds weird, but trust me…it works.

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LONDON, TRAVEL

Coming to London In The Summer? Here’s My 7-Day Travel Itinerary

As an expat in London, one of the top questions I get from friends and family (and their friends and family many times removed) is what to see and do when coming to London. And, let’s be fair – I don’t blame them! Recommendations from people you trust are a huge advantage when traveling. With my family coming to London for 7 days, there was no better time to put my curated list of restaurants, hotels and attractions to the test. Check out my curated 7-day itinerary and let your travel planning begin!

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LONDON, TRAVEL

My London Guide

Whether you’re a local or a tourist, I’ve created my ultimate London guide to share my favorite London travel guides, hotels, restaurants and other must-see attractions. I have lived in London since January 2015 and this guide will be updated periodically as I explore and review new places in London. The ‘London Guide’ lives on the top header bar of my blog, but can also be found here: http://www.thesavvybostonian.com/london-guide/.

Check it out and as always, I appreciate your recommendations for good places to try!

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RECIPES

Recipe: Hearty Kale, Sweet Potato, Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad

When I was a child, my mother could not get me to eat anything besides hot dogs and mac ‘n’ cheese. As an adult, my culinary preferences could not be more opposite. I crave healthier, whole foods and love tucking into a massive, satisfying salad. Inspired by the left overs in my fridge, here is a quick and easy salad that I whipped up recently over the weekend featuring kale, sweet potato, avocado and grilled chicken.

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LONDON, NIGHTLIFE

London: Innovative Cocktails at Opium

Opium is one of those “blink and you could miss it” places. Located amid the hustle and bustle of Chinatown, I actually did miss it on my first few passes. However, once you climb up a few flights of stairs, all the find and seek is well worth it. Here’s why.

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