Butternut Squash +
Sweet Potato Gratin

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My husband’s grandmother makes a mean potato gratin. It’s a dish that is synonymous with Thanksgiving in his mind. So this year, as we were booking tickets to visit my family in Tucson for the holiday, it was one of the first things he asked about … [Continue reading]

Healthy Halloween Snacks

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Halloween, and other food-centric holidays, can be stressful for some people. Those who are trying to manage their weight or are working to establish healthy eating patterns for their children, may find it difficult to make positive dietary … [Continue reading]

A Free Circuit Workout
with ME in WeHo!

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Hi friends! Join me next Tuesday night at 7 pm for an awesome circuit workout in West Hollywood. I will be teaching a fun and sweaty "Planks + Plyos" circuit with my friends from Electric Flight Crew. The workout begins with a short jog to a … [Continue reading]

Sautéed Kale Salad
with Apples + Walnuts

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This hearty sautéed kale salad is overflowing with nutrient-dense ingredients like kale, walnuts and olive oil, and delicately sweetened with caramelized apples. As the seasons change, so do the temperature of salads. While wilted iceberg is not … [Continue reading]

Radical Acceptance:
Paving the Way to Body Positivity

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Cultivating a positive body image is easier said than done. Radical acceptance, a tool from dialectical behavior therapy, can help. When people first hear of "radical acceptance," they're typically skeptical. "Let me get this straight — I'm … [Continue reading]

Basic Homemade Acai Bowls

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An easy tutorial for homemade acai bowls — made with healthy fat, fiber and plant-based protein, and no added sugar! My husband has developed quite the taste for acai bowls lately. He, who a mere four months ago wouldn’t consider anything … [Continue reading]

Allergy-Free Vegan Waffles

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Light, crispy, and delicious vegan Belgian waffles. These allergy-free waffles are perfect for anyone suffering from any of the most common food allergies or intolerances – no wheat, no eggs, no nuts, no dairy! Whether food allergies and … [Continue reading]

Easy Mango Gazpacho

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A hint of mango adds a surprising subtle sweetness to this classic summer soup. This mango gazpacho goes great with warm, crusty bread or accompanying grilled shrimp skewers. I know what you're thinking — didn't I just declare it sweet potato … [Continue reading]

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with
Coconut Cashew Sauce

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How early is too early to start bombarding you guys with sweet potato recipes? If it were up to me, this blog would be a year-round carousel of bright orange awesomeness. I know that sweet potatoes aren't for everyone though, so I do my best to … [Continue reading]

Sweet Corn Pasta Salad

Healthy Summer Corn Pasta Salad

There's just something about corn in the summertime. Corn on the cob always makes me think of barbecuing, basking in the sun, and carefree summer vibes. Even though I'm not a big fan of traditional BBQ food, I love the concept of BBQs … [Continue reading]