Chia Seed Lemon Pancakes (GF, V)

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These chia seed lemon pancakes are light, fluffy, and full of fresh flavor. Made with oat flour and chia "eggs" they're vegan and gluten-free. When we decided to landscape our front yard a year ago, I had one request: I wanted a lemon tree. Well, … [Continue reading]

“Getting Ugly” with Jessie J
at Propel Co:Labs

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Propel Co:Labs is hitting cities nationwide this summer with free fitness and music events and I got a preview of what's to come! Wow, what a whirlwind the past week has been. Last Wednesday, I traveled to New York for the launch of Propel … [Continue reading]

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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These guacamole deviled eggs are full of heart-healthy fat and creamy Southwest flavor. I’m of the belief that if there is an option to add avocado to something, that option should always be taken. So when I was thinking of a tasty twist on one … [Continue reading]

Panade aka Savory Bread Pudding

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This colorful dish is called a "panade" — a savory bread pudding, the perfect use for leftovers like stale bread and wilting vegetables. I'll admit it, this is not the prettiest dish around. Sure, it's got a lot of color, but it is a big soupy … [Continue reading]

GIVEAWAY:
The Best of Expo West 2017

Best of Expo West 2017 Giveaway

My favorite new products from this year's Natural Products Expo West 2017. Enter below to WIN every single one of them! Remember last year, when I gave away a TON of amazing new products from the Natural Foods Expo West? Well, it's that time … [Continue reading]

Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie

green smoothie with pineapple and ginger

A delicious anti-inflammatory green smoothie recipe featuring non-traditional ingredients like ginger. Happy St. Patty's Day friends! I'm not going to try to talk you out of enjoying a green beer tonight, but first, why not get in a few real … [Continue reading]

The Best Spots to Eat + Sweat in Downtown Santa Monica

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Whether you're planning a trip to sunny SoCal this summer or are a SaMo resident, you'll want to check out these awesome fitness studios and healthy restaurants in Downtown Santa Monica. I live in West Hollywood, but I jump at any chance to … [Continue reading]

Halibut En Papillote

Easy Fish En Papillote

Cooking fish "en papillote" is a great way to enhance flavor and preserve nutrition with the added bonus of a beautiful presentation. Halibut "en papillote" — sounds fancy, right? Totally isn't. This simple cooking method is a go-to when I am … [Continue reading]

Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry Chia Jam

Chia seed jam is the easiest recipe ever — whip up this tasty, two-ingredient topping up in just two minutes!  This just may be the easiest recipe ever. Two ingredients (chia seeds and fruit) + two minutes = unbelievable tastiness. I learned … [Continue reading]

Easy Vegan French Toast

Healthy Vegan French Toast

Vegan French toast — a simple recipe that is perfect for lazy weekend mornings.  This vegan French toast is easy like Sunday Saturday morning. Slice, swirl, dunk and drop — those are the directions. It's the kind of recipe that takes … [Continue reading]