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Cooking with CBD because consumers want it

Posted by Shaka Bowl on  March 13, 2020
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The ‘super hot’ hemp derivative finds a place in everything from dark chocolate to corn dogs Fern Glazer | Mar 11, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may have made it clear late last year that the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, is not allowed as a food additive, but the news hasn’t stopped chefs from mixing, whisking or drizzling the non-psychotropic derivative of the cannabis plant into food and beverages. In 2018, the
Rachael Predicts This 21-Year-Old Will Have Her Own Cooking Show One Day 21-year-old Brianna Peguero, from Hoboken, NJ, says that at just six years old, her favorite show was Rach’s “30 Minute Meals” on Food Network. “I felt like I had a connection with her and I loved how personable and genuine she was,” Brianna says. “I loved it so much that I used to come home from elementary school and play in my Fisher-Price
Can’t get enough Girl Scout Cookies? Then head to the third annual Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Great Cookie Cook-off next month in Scotch Plains, where New Jersey chefs will compete to see who can best incorporate the perennial treats into dishes both sweet and savory. The fundraiser will be held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Thursday, March 12. Jackie Lieberman, publisher of NJ Flavor, will be one of the judges.

Shaka Bowl Founders Share Their Journey to Hoboken

Posted by Shaka Bowl on  February 14, 2020
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This episode we sit down with the owners of Shaka Bowl, Kiersten and Krista Gormeley, who delve into the inspiration behind their healthy lifestyle brand in Hoboken as well as the cancer diagnosis that rocked their world. They share the highs and lows of working in the food business, talk about what it’s like to have competition in the area, how they’ve evolved in running their business, and of course share their top picks and
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16 Vegan Dishes That Are Way More Exciting Than Salad

Posted by admin on  October 11, 2019
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Jackfruit Tiki Tacos At Shaka Bowl, based in Hoboken, New Jersey, this is house made BBQ pulled jackfruit, put on gluten free warm tacos, shredded purple cabbage, pineapple, house made pickled onions and spicy Shaka sauce. “Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit, naturally sweet, at Shaka we boil the unripe jackfruit and cook it down for numerous hours in a house made bbq sauce, then it is pulled until it resembles a vegetarians version of

Neighborhood Hot Spot: Hawaii Hits Hoboken

Posted by admin on  February 28, 2019
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By NBC New York Live   This week of Neighborhood Hot Spots with our friends at Optimum by Altice gets a tropical twist! Ashley Bellman meets up with the sister duo that created Shaka Bowl, a cafe that offers Hawaiian-inspired items in Hoboken. (Published 3 hours ago | Credit: New York Live) Click here to see full article and video

SHAKA BOWL ZAGAT REVIEW

Posted by admin on  February 1, 2019
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By Zagat The “aloha” spirit lives at this counter-serve Hawaiian cafe in Hoboken, offering a menu of build-your-own organic acai, pitaya and poke bowls alongside smoothies and frozen yogurt. The petite space is bright and rustic with a few communal tables. Read the full review
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Article by Moneyish Shaka Bowl, an acai and poke shop in New Jersey, was conceived by two broke millennials A trip to Hawaii on a shoestring budget inspired this delicious million-dollar business. When sisters Kiersten Gormeley, 26, and Krista Gormeley, 24, took a trip to the Big Island during college in 2014, they had just $90 between the two of them to live on for a month in the small town of Hilo. “We had
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Jersey Food and Fun: Shaka Bowl in Hoboken

Posted by admin on  January 30, 2019
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News 12 New Jersey Jersey Food and Fun: Shaka Bowl in Hoboken Click to view full article
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Giving Back

Posted by seotech on  January 24, 2019
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We’re almost into February of 2019, and although all of our New Years goals are still fully intact, I personally am a firm believer in always setting new goals for ourselves. To push that further, I believe we need to always be setting new goals for ourselves in order to be giving ourselves a new way to grow. Goals are OF COURSE important, but there’s really nothing quite like GROWTH. Don’t be alarmed- growth comes
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CBD Oil – What is it and Does it Work?

Posted by admin on  December 19, 2018
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Hey guys! Happy December. Woof, December. Talk about the crunch month of the year. Whether it’s getting gifts for everyone you care about, rushing to meet a quota at work before the years end, or you are scrambling to get all of your school work done before winter break, there truly is nothing at ease about this month besides the joyous gift that comes from being able to spend the holidays with people whom we
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What Are The Health Benefits of Acai?

Posted by Shaka Bowl on  November 14, 2018
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Not just another Acai Shop… we promise. OKAY, so I figured its time that we should all address the big elephant in the room. WHY are there so many acai shops popping up everywhere? WHY should I care? HOW can I choose a good versus bad acai shop? And when will it stop… hopefully never in our opinion. With all of that off the table, we’ll begin by addressing: what actually is acai anyways? Acai
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3 Ways to Welcome The Fall

Posted by Shaka Bowl on  September 27, 2018
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Hello Fall! How in the heck did we get here? While I’m sad that summer has come to a close, during the month of September I always find myself somewhere stuck in between living in a permanent summer state of a mind and on the other hand day-dreaming about drinking a cold hard cider at Penning’s Orchard after a long day apple picking and everything else FUN that Warwick, NY has to offer. Anyways while
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4 Ways To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by Shaka Bowl on  August 6, 2018
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Hey guys! Happy… Sunday of the Summer… August! Can you believe that one? Craziness. It’s been a minute since I’ve written anything for you and I can contribute that entirely to the opening of our second location that opened up just over a month ago at 110 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ. If you haven’t stopped by- be sure to check it out- we have an entirely new scene for you with a ton more of
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Hey guys! Happy…June. Wow. Summer’s here and people are in full “fit” mode.  So I figured I’d kick off summer with a pretty short but sweet read breaking down two popular diet trends that have made their way into many people’s lives in the last year or so. Whether you’ve done it yourself or not, you’ve surely heard of the new popular keto diet and the well renown whole 30 diet. If I’ve learned anything
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3 Steps to Sustaining Weight Loss

Posted by admin on  March 29, 2018
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I think it was around the end of February maybe even the first day of this month (March) when I came into the restaurant and two of my wonderful sweet employees were discussing meal prepping and how they not necessarily wanted to lose weight, but they wanted to be healthy. For one, that made me so super happy because how awesome it is to acknowledge the difference. For two, how flattered I was that they
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3 Things You Need to Accept in The New Year

Posted by admin on  March 21, 2018
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Hey guys! Happy February, better yet, Happy 2018! Crazy how fast time flies. In just a couple weeks we’ll be in March and we’ll all be rubbing our necks from whip lash wondering where the winter went. Nuts. Anyways, when I sat down to initially write this blog I began writing about 5 Resolutions We Need to stick to in the New Year and truth be told, even I was bored reading it. So, I
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Who am I?

Posted by admin on  March 21, 2018
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Hey guys! I’m Krista and I’m one of the founders of Shaka Bowl. So I figure before we start this whole news letter thing that I should let you guys know a little bit about who I am. Then I’ll leave the trusting up to you. Hopefully along the way we’ll create this whole trust thing where you can trust that I will not only help provide you with nourishing, wholesome, readily convenient food, but
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SPIRULINA & STRENGTH

Posted by admin on  March 21, 2018
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Hey Shaka lovers, we’re back again with more fun facts, information, and tips on all things healthy just as we promised. This week we thought we would dive into this tiny, but powerful ingredient that we sell here at Shaka, both in one of our very popular specialty smoothies, The Sunny Spirulina, but also as an additive to any bowl or smoothie. So if you’re in the dark about this super food and all of
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Five KEY Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Posted by admin on  March 21, 2018
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1. Wake Up Early & Plan Your Day 01. Time management is one of the hardest things in life to master. Many people wander through life blindly, everyday praying they make their train, praying they have time to make it to the gym, and hoping they aren’t late for work or their boss will kill them. But that’s stressful, and stress is detrimental to our health. We could go on forever as to why stress is