Beyond the Kitchen

Life Lately:

On Tuesday I headed to NYC for some super fun Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook meetings! I arrived at my hotel, Yotel, and you won’t believe this… realized I left my cellphone in the CAB! After a hectic 45 minutes of using Find My iPhone and getting in touch with my sweetheart of a cab driver, I had my phone back. I now realize my insane attachment to that thing…

I was starving, so I headed to the hotel lounge area, and grabbed a snack and a much needed cocktail! They gave me cucumbers with my eggplant dip instead of pita, and it was delicious. Yotel NYC

The hotel was trendy and quite futuristic, and my room at Yotel was awesome! I had a King Suite and the balcony had an eating area and a HOT TUB. Yes, a hot tub on a New York City hotel room balcony! It was pretty spectacular. Yotel’s mission is to bring affordable hotels that are trendy, fun, and have amenities, while also being a no-frills hotel. They work to cut costs (like no room service) while still having a nice experience. I had a great 2 days there!

I also got to spend time with my mom for her birthday! 

moms birthday 2016

The next two days were packed with awesome meetings where I talked about healthy living and of course, the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen cookbook, which will be in stores nationwide on TUESDAY. I tried out Glamsquad for the first time, a service that comes to wherever you are and does your hair, make-up, or even nails, and I loved it! If you’re in NYC, LA, or Miami you can get $25 off with your first booking through here.

Lexi's Clean Kitchen Cookbook

If you followed along on social media, you got some peeks into the amazing offices at some of these places. I swoon over the meditation room at Mind Body Green, the cafeteria at Buzzfeed, and the view at Self Magazine.

Afterwards, we stopped at the 9/11 memorial because I actually hadn’t been there yet. Growing up 40 minutes outside of New York City, many of my friends had parents who worked in the twin towers, many who lost family members and friends, and like many of you, it so deeply effected my life and all those close to me very personally. The memorial was so intense and moving. It was truly so well done and we just stood there for a while in silence and took it all in. Never ever forget.

9/11 MemorialNow I’m home, and getting ready for NEXT WEEK! Are you coming to the first book tour stops? I love seeing these signs all over the stores! I don’t think it will ever get old!Lexi's Clean Kitchen Book Tour

Blog Posts To Check Out:

Gina shared the Harvest Salad from the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook!

Read about how I healed my gut and some kitchen tips to set you up for success!

Boston peeps- I am debuting my book tour with Whole Foods Market on 11/10! Read about it in your local paper and RSVP today!

Chicken Bacon Cheddar SALAD? I’m all in!

Juli’s new podcast is simply awesome.

Porcini Steaks and a perfect Mushroom Method.

This Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Butter is not your average apple butter!

Song of the Week:

Die a Happy Man by Thomas Rhett

What’s HOT on Pinterest:

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo with Chicken and Caramelized Onions | Pin it

Mason Jar Layered Lunches | Pin it

How Much To Serve on Thanksgiving | Pin it

What You May Have Missed:

Slow Cooker Baked Potato Bar | Recipe

Trail Mix Granola Bars | Recipe

Pumpkin Smash Cocktail | Recipe

Current Must-Haves:

New York Looks:

Jumpsuit // Necklace Day 1 // Purse

Dress // Necklace Day 2 (similar 1 | similar 2) // Purse // Leather Jacket // Booties

Travel Must-Haves:

Cleansing Balm is perfect for a make-up remover and cleanser. Your skin feels amazing.

My favorite natural toothpaste.

This walnut complexion scrub, because you never know how your skin will react in a new place!

A travel pillow.

This tinted moisturizer is amazing. I use it every morning.

Happy weekend! See you next week!

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