Weekly Nibble: National Rum Day in Miami

National Rum Day was Friday, August 16 and Miami was one of the best places in the U.S.A. to celebrate this National holiday. This week’s MIAbites Weekly Nibble is all about Rum Day celebrations! While you may have missed the “official” celebrations, rest assured that RUM is still flowing at all of the below mentioned watering holes.

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Wellness Wednesday: 6 Places to Eat Vegan and Plant-based in Miami

The environment and climate change are literally “hot topics” today. Did you know that the #4 solution to REVERSING climate change ( (#3 is reducing food waste) is adopting a plant-based diet? Decomposing plants and vegetables contribute minimal greenhouse gases while raising livestock for meat, eggs and dairy contributes over 14% of the methane gas.

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Saturday Sweets: Back to School with Nutella Rice Krispies

RECIPE: Nutella Rice Krispies

Back to School is here. Schools officially open on August 19th so please Drive Carefully and treat your kids after school (or pack for their lunch) to these Nutella Rice Krispie treats. If you know me, then you know Nutella is the greatest thing ever invented in my eyes. 

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Weekly Nibble: Domino Night, Birthday Pastelito Eating Contest, National Rum Day, Dog Day and More

With Miami Spice in full swing, we thought a MIAbites Weekly Nibble of things “other than Spice” might be of interest. Of course, Miami Spice is very awesome and we have compiled OUR own list of favorites which we will “reveal” in our Monday Newsletter. If you are not yet a subscriber, sign up for 1X a week news, reviews and views.

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Saturday Sweets: Seaspice's No-Bake Lemon Mousse Recipe

Summer in Miami! This week’s Saturday Sweets is a sweet and refreshing recipe for No-Bake Lemon Mousse from Miami River hot spot, Seaspice. This treat is bound to satisfy your sweet tooth in no time, as this easy to make dessert is a perfect balance of sweet and citrusy notes. This is just the kind of dessert you’ll crave on a hot summer day.

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Miami Spice Preview at The Fontainebleau Miami Beach

August is coming and in Miami that means Miami Spice. Over 215 restaurants all over are perfecting their craft to make sure every bite of your 3-course experience is as perfect as the last. Recently, the iconic Fontainebleau on Miami Beach invited a group of us to visit and try out their Miami Spice menu

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Saturday Sweets: Five Ice Cream Shops We Can't Get Enough Of

Whether you're looking for a cheat day treat or a way to celebrate the last week of National Ice Cream Month, ice cream is a go to delight for so many of us. Ice cream is one of the most popular desserts available  did you know it's a 30 billion dollar industry? With ice cream to be found on almost every corner, here's five spots we just can't get enough of.

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The 2019 James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project in South Florida

This year marks the 5th Annual Blended Burger Project™ hosted by the James Beard Foundation. And voting for the BEST Blended Burger ends on July 31st! Vote here.

A Blended Burger is made up of a patty that contains at least 25% fresh mushrooms, and many will find that blended burgers are tastier while being more healthy and sustainable. This years burgers even include some completely plant-based burgers as well.

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Mango Madness: Vegan Mango Avocado Parfait recipe via Chef Todd Erickson

Chef Todd Erickson has been one of Miami’s busiest chefs for many years, helming Haven gastropub, creating Hua Hua’s tacos and partnering to bring plant-based fast casual dining at GLAM. He can also be found donating his time and food cooking at community charitable events and now he has partnered with longtime friend and top Event Planning and Design coordinator, Todd Schneider, to form The Todds, a culinary catering, design and event planning company.

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