The Secret to Perfectly Baked Salmon Every Time

The Best Way to Cook Salmon

I love salmon. I like it grilled, baked, packed into a patty, served straight from the ocean. I like it a lot. But the problem with salmon is it can be a pain to cook. I used to hate making salmon at home because every time I did, it was a … [Read more...]

A Fun, Fit Bike Date By the Beach

Sole Bikes Date

Do you and your partner frequently find yourselves stuck in a rut when it comes to date night? Opting to #NetflixAndChill over doing something exciting, simply due to a lack of inspo or preparation? The hubs and I do. We're often too tired … [Read more...]

Why Charcoal Detoxing is Complete BS

Charcoal Detoxing

If you've turned on the TV, opened a magazine, or basically just been remotely conscious the past month, you've probably heard this popular word being tossed around: detox. New Year's detox diets are all the rage right now with health and wellness … [Read more...]

5 Simple Dietary Swaps For a
Healthier New Year

Healthiest Cooking Oil

Every New Year, we sit down and make a list of things we're going to start doing or stop doing in an effort to have a happier, healthier year. I'm all for it. I think we should constantly strive to better ourselves and take advantage of every … [Read more...]

2015 Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

2015 Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

We're six days away from Christmas and I'm finally wrapping up my gift guide — procrastination at it finest. Time to start thinking about the final touches, stocking stuffers! My mom has always put a lot of time and effort into picking the perfect … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to a Victoria’s Secret Model

2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Show

Victoria's Secret models are freaks of nature. Like really, really, really ridiculously good looking anomalies. They're not born everyday — hence the reason there are like twenty of them and seven billion of us regular folk. There's a reason … [Read more...]

Real Talk: How to Prevent Post-Meal “Tummy Trouble”

How to Prevent Stomach Pain

I know, it's not something people are generally comfortable discussing openly, at least not with anyone but their doctor. But it's time we brought this topic to the table — what to do about post-meal tummy troubles? I'm talking about feeling … [Read more...]

10 Tips for a Healthy Turkey Day

Healthy Thanksgiving

Can you believe it's already a week from Thanksgiving?! It seems like just yesterday it was last November and I was stressing out about finding a wedding venue, taking the GRE, and finding a place to live. Now here we are again, and I'm married, … [Read more...]

8 Easy Bread Replacements


Now don't get me wrong — I love wheat. I'm not a fan of the campaign against gluten and I think most people (other than those with Celiac's disease) can tolerate it just fine (at least in normal portion sizes). I do think though that we should … [Read more...]

5 “Superfoods” to Try This Fall

5 Superfoods to Try This Fall

Despite the fact that it is blazing outside (at least here in LA), today is officially the first day of fall! The weather tricked me last week with a brief spell of rain and cool breezes but it's been back in the 80s/90s this week, and I am dying … [Read more...]