In This Issue


When Alex Rayppy walks into a room, time slows down. It’s not just the show-stopping smile or the twinkling eyes that make her so compelling.
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Kelly Valentine has music in her blood, and keeps it pumping and vibrant with every practice and performance as the femme fatale in Valentine Rodeo.
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Want to be a part of a Reno tradition that has been going on for 82 years? If you are a Reno native you are well aware of the “Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West.”
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At this time of the year everyone’s thoughts turn from the slopes to the shore.
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Fizio is a fitness facility and athlete recovery lounge located in downtown Reno at 400 Mill St.

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Jet Set

Why visit such a faraway place? Well, for one, it has been on the Top Cities in the World to Visit list over and over again. Secondly, for me, it’s the city of my college days.  

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Since opening their doors in Reno’s Midtown District in 2013, 1864 Tavern has captured the hearts and the taste buds of natives and visitors alike.

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Superfood Inspired Raw Muesli

  Raw, Vegan Bircher Muesli (superhigh raw, vegan, gluten free if you use GF certified oats, soy free) Recipe by Choosing Raw  A yummy combination of rolled oats, slivered almonds, grated apples, goji berries, mulberries, chia seeds, soaked overnight in a creamy almond milk or coconut milk yogurt for...

Why the Raw Food Diet is So Great

Why the Raw Food Diet is So Great by Lindzie St. Martin   Oh yes, you read it right -- Raw Food Diet!  If you haven't heard of this one yet, you're going to want to keep reading.  Raw foodism, also called rawism, is a diet primarily consisting...

Roasted Yam and Chipotle Black Bean- Collard Green Wrap

Roasted Yam and Chipotle Black Bean- Collard Green Wrap by Sylvia Fountaine Roasted Yam  [caption id="attachment_2947" align="alignright" width="640"] Roasted Yam[/caption] A flavorful gluten-free, vegan wrap, made with collard greens. Directions and Ingredients: 4 large collard green leaves, de-stemmed, blanched. 1 large Yam (orange sweet potato) - peeled, diced, drizzled with olive oil,...

Lindzie’s Gingersnap Cheesecake (Reduced Fat)

Cheesecake filling: 1 package fat free cream cheese 1 package Neufchatel (1/3 less fat than cream cheese) 4 egg whites 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup molasses 2 Tsp fresh grated ginger (or pre-packed pureed) 1 Tsp pure vanilla extract Crust: 1 cup (approx 20) gingersnap cookies 1/2 cup almond meal/flour (or grind your own...

Tofu with Peanut Ginger Sauce

[caption id="attachment_2670" align="alignright" width="300"] Tofu Peanut Ginger sauce ~[/caption] Tofu with Peanut Ginger Sauce by Lindzie St. Martin Sauce: 5 tablespoons water 4 tablespoons smooth natural peanut butter 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon Bragg's liquid amino or low-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons agave nectar 2 teaspoons minced ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced Tofu &...