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{Spring 2012} Healthy Dines & Detox

Vegan, Gluten Free, and Raw

EcoChic & Consignment Festivals & Farmers Markets

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East Valley

Phoenix

Scottsdale

24 Carrots

Green

Nourish

6140 West Chandler Blvd, CHANDLER (480) 753-4411 www.24carrotsjuice.com VGFR

La Bocca Urban Pizzeria & Wine Bar 699 South Mill Avenue, TEMPE (480) 967-5244 www.laboccapizzeria.com V

Whole Foods Market

2022 North 7th Street, PHOENIX (602) 258-1870 2240 North Scottsdale Road, TEMPE (480) 941-9003 www.greenvegetarian.com V

Picazzos Pizza Valleywide www.picazzos.com GF

Dine-in Valleywide 2955 West Ray Road, CHANDLER (480) 821-9447

Rice Paper

5120 South Rural Road, TEMPE (480) 456-1400

Tru Food

2221 North 7th Street, PHOENIX (602) 252-3326 V

www.wholefoodsmarket.com VGFR

Z-Cafe

2502 East Camelback Road, PHOENIX (602) 774-3488 www.truefoodkitchen.com VGFR

7147 East Highland Avenue, SCOTTSDALE (480) 684-2233 www.nourish123.com VGFR

Salty Senorita

3636 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 946-7258

Dine & Detox

8011 West Paradise Lane, PEORIA (623) 979-4822 www.saltysenorita.com V

Sapporo

14344 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 607-1114 www.sapporoscottsdale.com V

1245 West Baseline Road, MESA (480) 820-5374 www.z-cafe.com V

Call ahead if you have specific dietary concerns.

Everything in this book is tried, true and tested. Local Lily was not paid by any business for inclusion.


{ Roasted Beet Salad } “Recreating restaurant favorites using local, seasonal ingredients make dining in as sexy as dining out. The Heirloom Beet Salad from La Bocca Urban Pizzeria + Wine Bar is the perfect example. All of the ingredients listed below can be found already in your pantry and at most local farmers markets.” – Lily Heirloom Beets Heirloom Tomatoes Arugula Shallots

Goat Cheese Walnuts Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVO) Salt, Pepper, Cayenne Balsamic

Roasted Beets • Remove stems, wash beets, and spread evenly on a sheet of foil large enough create a packet. • Drizzle with EVO, sprinkle with salt and pepper. • Roast in a 425° oven for about 2 hours. • While still warm, remove the skins with a clean cloth, chop & chill. Candied Walnuts • Rinse raw walnuts, pat dry. • Toss nuts in a mixture of 2 parts sugar, 2 parts salt and 1 part cayenne. • Bake on a sheet tray at 425° for 30-40 min., rotating and mixing often. Balsamic Reduction • Reduce 1 cup balsamic vinegar by a 4:1 ratio; simmering it in a saucepan on medium heat until the balsamic coats the back of a spoon. Shallot Vinaigrette • Add equal parts minced shallots and honey to balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Salad Assembly: Arrange chopped tomatoes and roasted beets on plate. Top with arugula, goat cheese and candied walnuts. Drizzle with balsamic reduction and shallot vinaigrette. Serve with a piece of crusty bread and glass of red wine for a well rounded satisfying meal.


For more ways to dine & detox visit www.LocalLily.com. Recipes, Restaurants, Farmers Markets, Local Groceries.


East Valley

Phoenix

Scottsdale

Ivy Boutique

A Furniture Affair

Home-ology

Love Child

Hissyfits

My Sisters Closet

1840 East Warner Road TEMPE (480) 897-1200 www.ivyontheweb.com

6444 South McClintock Drive, TEMPE (480) 545-2868 www.lovechildresale.com

15602 North 7th Street PHOENIX (602) 863-9955 www.furnitureaffair.com

7036 North 7th Street, PHOENIX (602) 674-1250

Kitchen Switchn

7118 North 7th Street, PHOENIX (602) 277-2577 www.kitchenswitchin.com

Poor Little Rich Girl

1576 East Bethany Home Road, (602) 354-5680 3730 East Indian School Road, (602) 955-0708 PHOENIX www.poorlittlerichgirlresale.com

Practical Art

5070 North Central Avenue, PHOENIX (602) 264-1414 www.practical-art.com

Sweet Salvage 4809 North 7th Avenue PHOENIX (480) 215-5007 www.sweetsalvage.net

6137 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 488-0010 www.homeologyaz.com

CHANDLER, SCOTTSDALE, PHOENIX www.mysisterscloset.com

EcoChic & Consignment Boutiques


My Sister’s Closet Desert Village at Pinnacle Peak 23269 North Pima Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 419-6242

Lincoln Village 6204 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 443-4575 Town and Country 2033 East Camelback Road, PHOENIX (602) 954-6080 Las Tiendas 2915 South Alma School Road, CHANDLER (480) 722-1822 www.mysisterscloset.com Regular Hours: Mon - Fri 9a-7p, Sat 9a-6p, Sun 10a-6p

“Bargains and brands aside, My Sister’s Closet is clean, organized and staffed with friendly, helpful associates. A trip to MSC is always a treat! ” - Lily

My Sister’s Closet is consignment paradise for stylish price-savvy women. Brands like Louis Vuitton, St. John, Prada, Pucci, Chanel, Hermes, True Religion and Antik Denim can be found 60-95% below retail. New items are in stock everyday, in every My Sister’s Closet location. Clean out your closet and trade up for cash or something more suiting your current style.


Sweet Salvage

4809 North 7th Avenue, PHOENIX (602) 279-2996 | www.blog.sweetsalvage.net Sweet Salvage is a 4 day sale with a fresh theme and vintage merchandise which occurs the third Thursday - Saturday of each month. Visit www. sweetsalvage.net for more detail.

Ivy Boutique

1840 East Warner Road #124, TEMPE (480) 897-1200 | www.ivyontheweb.com Ivy Boutique is a buy outright upscale womens resale clothing and accessories store in south Tempe. This means no waiting for cash or trade. Ivy is bright, well organized and stocked with labels like Hudson, Tory Burch, Coach and Velvet.

Home-ology

6137 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 488-0010 | www.homeologyaz.com Home-ology is an eco-friendly, sustainable furniture and home decor boutique with lots to fall in love with. Whether you need an entire houseful of furnishings, a green gift, or fresh accessories for your space, Home-ology has it.


{ Thrift and Consignment } Shopping Tips

Keep a running list of wants & needs. Racks of clothing to sort through can be overwhelming. Begin with a specific item in mind and you’ll find what you’re looking for much faster. Buy only what you love. If it’s not worth full price then it’s probably not worth the reduced price either. Buy because you absolutely love something. If in doubt, don’t. If your fussing with the fit in the dressing room it won’t be any better when you get home.

Keep an open mind. I once bought a twill suit because I loved the jacket with jeans and turned the slacks into shorts for summer. These are also great shops to find killer deals on out of season items. Collector good, hoarder bad. Your home is not an orphanage for the island of misfit things. Shop for only one or two collections at a time. Inspect your merch before your buy. Nothing is a bigger bummer than getting home and finding a flaw. Fine fabrics like knit jersey and sweaters are prone to pinholes and snags. Most stores are “All Sales Final” so give each piece a once over before buying.

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It’s ok to not find a “find”. Sometimes it seems your consignment credit is calling your name. It’s like free money, don’t waste it. Save up for a gorgeous pair of boots or designer bag instead. Also, refer to collector good, hoarder bad. Do you really need another vintage birdcage?


{ Festivals } and Sunday A’Fair Scottsdale

March 4, 25 April 1, 8, 15 Scottsdale Civic Center 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard, SCOTTSDALE www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org Noon – 4p

Scottsdale Art Festival

March 9th – 11th, 2012 Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 7380 East Second Street, SCOTTSDALE Fri & Sat: 10a – 6p Sun: 10a – 5p www.scottsdaleartsfestival.org

LocalLily St. Pat’s Street Fair March 17th Whole Foods Market Chandler 2955 West Ray Road, CHANDLER Sat: 11a – 2p www.locallily.com/stpats

Scottsdale Culinary Festival

April 17th – 22nd, 2012 Scottsdale Civic Center 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard, SCOTTSDALE Sat: Noon – 9P Sun: Noon – 6P www.scottsdalefest.org

McDowell Mtn. Music Festival

April 13th – 14th, 2012 68th Street & East Mayo Boulevard, PHOENIX Fri: 4p Music Starts at 5p Sat: 11a Music Starts at Noon Sun: 11a Music Starts at Noon www.mmmf.net

Prescott Chalk Art

April 21st – 22nd, 2012 Summit Plaza Parking Lot 201 North Montezuma, PRESCOTT www.prescottchalkart.com

{ Farmers Markets } Check market websites for updates.

Ahwatukee Farmers Market 4700 East Warner Road, PHOENIX www.arizonafarmersmarkets.com Sunday 9a–1p

Gilbert Farmers Market 222 North Ash Street, GILBERT www.gilbertfarmersmarket.com Saturday 8a–1p

Superstition Farm

3440 South Hawes Road, MESA www.superstitionfarmtours.com Thursday 4:30p–7:30p

Town & Country Market

2021 East Camelback Road, PHOENIX www.townandcountryshops.com/fm.html Wednesday 10a–2p

Old Town Farmers Market

Brown and 1st Street, OLD TOWN SCOTTSDALE www.arizonafarmersmarkets.com Saturday 8a–1p


{ Farmers Market Tips } “Eat and serve what’s in season, for maximum flavor and value, and know availability does not equal quality.”–Mireille Guiliano, www.frenchwomendontgetfat.com “Tremendous pleasure comes from knowing the food you eat was grown in local soil. That the honey in your tea comes from bees pollinating Sonoran desert flowers. That your eggs come from happy chickens nearby.” -Lily Arrive early for eggs & first pick of produce. Eggs often sell out quickly. If you plan to return, ask the seller if you should bring the cartons back on your next visit. Arrive late for deals. Often vendors will reduce their prices at the end of the market rather than packing them back up again. Bring shopping bags. Bring a market basket or bags with you. Not all vendors have take-away bags, plus it’s better for the environment. Take small bills and a pocket of silver. Big bills are a pain for sellers and exact change make transactions go faster especially in a busy market. Most items are priced that nickels and dimes should do you. Take a list. It is easy to overbuy or be overwhelmed with a big, beautiful selection of produce to choose from. Have a rough idea of what you plan to cook ahead of time.

LocalLily.com to see what’s in season.


East Valley

Phoenix

Scottsdale

Express MiE

Abby Bella

Dailey Method

6448 South McClintock Drive TEMPE (480) 626-5973 www.expressmie.com

Gilbert Yoga

6 East Palo Verde Street GILBERT (480) 507-9642 www.gilbertyoga.com

4280 East Indian School Road #108, PHOENIX (602) 840-7929 www.abbybelladance.com

Boot Camp Babes

PHOENIX & CHANDLER (480) 788-9348 www.bootcampbabesaz.com

Inside The Bungalow Metta Yoga 48 North Robson MESA (480) 844-2353 www.insidethebungalow.com

Joyful Yoga

3900 West Ray Road CHANDLER (480) 726-6399 www.joyfulyogastudio.com

Mula Yoga

2855 East Brown Road Ste 17, MESA (480) 229- 6243 www.mulayogatherapy86. vpweb.com

Sumits (hot yoga) 4080 West Ray Road CHANDLER (480) 768-1000 www.sumitsyoga.com

Yoga Deva

2680 South Val Vista Drive Bldg 8 #143, GILBERT (480) 722-9000 www.yogadeva.net

Yoga Nirvana

1801 South Jentilly Lane #B8, TEMPE (480) 292-9715 www.yoganirvanastudio.com

3742 East Indian School Road PHOENIX (602) 522-0662 www.newmettayoga.com

Studio 360

3627 East Indian School Road PHOENIX (602) 955-9885 www.studio360spinning.com

Sumits (hot yoga)

2107 East Camelback Road #A-18, PHOENIX (602) 374-3055 www.sumitsyoga.com

Sutra Midtown Yoga 2317 North 7th Street PHOENIX (602) 253-9525 www.sutramidtown.com

U Fit

1515 East Bethany Home Road PHOENIX (602) 732-3001 www.youfithealthclubs.com

7001 North Scottsdale Road #170, SCOTTSDALE (480) 248-6440 www.thedaileymethod.com

Scottsdale Bikram (hot yoga)

7620 East Indian School Road, #115, SCOTTSDALE (480) 946-2116 www.bikramyogainstitute.com

Sumits (hot yoga)

7349 North Vía Paseo Del Sur SCOTTSDALE (480) 247-8678 www.sumitsyogascottsdale.com

Hotel Valley Ho

Do... Call ahead for your first class. This is the time to inquire about mat rental and whether you’ll need a towel. Bring water. Arrive 10 minutes early. This allows plenty of time to sign in and prepare yourself for class. Turn off your cell phone. Inform your instructor of any injuries before class.

6850 East Main Street SCOTTSDALE (480) 248-2000 www.hotelvalleyho.com

Wear comfortable clothing you can move in.

Yoga Kamala at Spa Lamar

Don’t...

5115 North Scottsdale Road SCOTTSDALE (480) 945-7066 www.yoga-kamala.com

Every studio listed is handpicked by Local Lily. No business paid for inclusion in this guide.

Listen to your body and take rest as needed.

Wear perfumes or heavy scents to class. Arrive late or leave before Savasana. This final resting pose is just as important as any other in your practice. Be one of those people who wear blue jeans. Attempt a new workout regime without consulting your doctor.


Express MiE

6448 South McClintock Drive, TEMPE (480) 626-5973 | www.expressmie.com Classes Offered: Mon - Thurs evenings, Sat mornings Express MiE Dance Fitness and Beauty Studio offers dance fitness classes like Zumba, Bollywood, Yoga Booty Ballet, Adult Tap, Bellydance, Burlesque and Salsa. Sensual Pole Dancing lessons (Kundalini Yoga + a sensual, feminine fusion of pole dancing, pole spins, lap dance lessons, ballet, tango and lyrical), themed Pole Dance courses, and private lessons in any style of dance. “I love the yoga booty ballet! The class was a real work out. The music was great and the steps were not hard to follow. Express Mie is a women only studio with a fun vibe you will enjoy.� - Lily


Gilbert Yoga 6 East Palo Verde, GILBERT (480) 507-9642| www.gilbertyoga.com Gilbert Yoga has served the Valley for more than eight years, with a variety of offerings for all abilities and ages including workshops, retreats, and yoga teacher training.

Inside the Bungalow

48 North Robson, MESA (480) 844-2353| www.insidethebungalow.com Inside The Bungalow offers Astanga, Power, Flow, All Levels, FUNdamentals, Gentle Restorative, Tai Chi and Pilates. Classes are offered seven days per week, with morning and evening options.

Mula Yoga

2855 East Brown Road, Ste 17, MESA (480) 229-6243| www.mulayogatherapy86.vpweb.com Mula Yoga offers classes seven days per week that encourage strength, flexibility and relaxation. Yoga therapies include All Levels, Flow and Power Yoga.


The Hepburn The Hepburn is a cocktail of my own creation in homage to Audrey and Kate. It is simple and fresh with a little bite. It is equally delicious when made without gin and served as a refreshing soda. • • • • • •

2 ounces gin wedge of fresh lime ice 2-3 mint leaves (optional) 1 tsp. Ginger-Honey club soda

Directions: for Ginger-Honey* in a small clean jelly jar add 2 tblsp. minced fresh ginger fill to the top with honey (preferably local, desert, organic) replace and secure lid to jar in a few minutes the ginger will begin to rise to the top, infusing the honey with ginger flavor for Hepburn in a low ball glass, pour gin over ice add squeeze of a lime wedge fill with soda stir in a tsp. of Ginger-Honey add mint leaves *Ginger-Honey is divine in tea, on toast or greek yogurt or as a sweet alternative to maple syrup on pancakes and waffles.


Sutra Midtown

2317 North 7th Street, PHOENIX (602) 253-9525 | www.sutramidtown.com Classes Offered: Mon-Sun, morning, midday and evenings Sutra Midtown is a five-time award winning studio located in a refurbished factory building in downtown Phoenix that offers a full schedule of Yoga, Pilates, and Skullpt classes for students of all levels of fitness. In addition, Sutra offers massage therapy, and hosts neighborhood events like rotating art exhibits. Sutra is also home to the Chop Shop Café, featuring locally roasted coffee, espresso drinks, and a fully stocked raw juice bar. “Sutra Yoga has created a community environment in an authentic urban setting. After practice I love to order a refreshing

carrot ginger concoction at the juice bar.” - Lily

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Yoga Mat Mist (makes 8oz) • • • •

1/2 cup witch hazel or grain alcohol 1/2 cup distilled water 5 drops tea tree essential oil 5 drops lemon essential oil

Directions: Funnel witch hazel or alcohol and distilled water into an 8oz spray bottle. Add your essential oils and shake each time before use. Spray generously onto yoga mat and wipe off.

The essential oils act to disinfect, as does the alcohol. Witch hazel is distilled in alcohol so using it will decrease the amount of alcohol in your solution but will not eliminate it. Everclear is a good source of grain alcohol. You can use vodka as well but it will be slightly more diluted. If you have a lot of build up on your mat to begin with make a gentle soapy solution to wash your mat, rinse and leave it out to dry over night before starting to use the mist. Yoga Mat Mist graciously provided by Strawberry Hedgehog, local maker of Specialty Handmade Vegan Bath & Body Products.

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Boot Camp Babes

PHOENIX and 2 Locations in CHANDLER (480) 788-9348 | www.bootcampbabesaz.com Boot Camp Babes transform your body, mind and spirit in a fun, energetic and motivating environment. Camps are offered in Phoenix and Chandler, morning and evening classes, and childcare available.

Studio 360 Spin & Yoga 3627 East Indian School Road , PHOENIX Spin Suite 102, Yoga Suite 206B (602) 955-9885 | www.studio360spinning.com

Studio 360 offers 22 yoga classes a week for practitioners of all levels and class times sure to fit your schedule starting as early as 5:30 a.m. until 7:15 p.m.

Abby Bella Dance Studio 4280 East Indian School Road Ste 180, PHOENIX (602) 840-7929 | www.sbelladance.com

Abby Bella is a casual and friendly place to dance, where you feel at home on your very first visit. A variety of classes are offered seven days per week including Zumba, Bella Barre and slow flow yoga.


FREE Roof Top Yoga

You’re invited to join me for a series of FREE local outdoor yoga events this spring. Followed by cocktails of course.

For event details and your invitation to these Local Lily exclusive event be sure you receive updates by email by clicking below.

Yoga Kamala at Spa Lamar 5115 North Scottsdale Road, SCOTTSDALE (480) 945-7066 | www.yoga-kamala.com Find your Zen at Yoga Kamala. Tone up, slim down and chill out in a non-competitive spa-tranquil environment. Get unlimited yoga and 20% off all spa and salon services inc sauna, pool, whirlpool and steam.


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