Heart-Healthy Beet Smoothie

Beet Smoothie Recipe

This bright red beet smoothie is the perfect Valentine's Day sip — packed with heart-protecting ingredients to keep you and your loved ones healthy! How do I love beets? Let me count the ways... Beets are an incredibly nutrient-dense … [Continue reading]

Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Almond Butter Brownies

These fudgy, gooey sweet potato brownies are made with almond butter, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chips. Vegan and gluten-free — a healthy Valentine's Day treat! This Valentine's Day I decided to create something in honor of two of my … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Chocolate
Chia Pudding

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Creamy peanut butter and rich cocoa make for a delicious, decadent flavor in this plant-based protein-packed chia pudding.  *This post is sponsored by Burt's Bees but all opinions are my own. Chia seeds are one of the most fascinating … [Continue reading]

50 Delicious Vegan + Vegetarian
Super Bowl Recipes

50 Vegan and Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes

Going plant-based this game day? These healthy and delicious vegan and vegetarian Super Bowl recipes are a sure win! Watching football isn't really my thing. What is my thing? Any excuse to bring friends together around a plate of good food. If … [Continue reading]

Vegan Tostadas

Vegan Bean Tostadas

Black beans and walnuts create the base for these tasty vegan tostadas. Made with crispy gluten-free organic corn tortillas and topped with crunchy pepitas, sweet yellow corn and red peppers.  It's amazing what you can create with beans. From … [Continue reading]

Strawberry Coconut Quinoa
Breakfast Bowl

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A plant-based protein-packed breakfast bowl made with warm, creamy coconut quinoa and sweetened naturally with fresh strawberries. *This post is sponsored by Burt's Bees™ but all opinions are my own. In case you hadn't heard, quinoa isn't … [Continue reading]

Orange Ginger Salmon + Soba Noodles

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Hearty buckwheat soba noodles and sweet orange ginger salmon make a delicious, filling meal that is ready in just 30 minutes. I was chatting with a patient at my internship the other day when I heard something that really disturbed me. The … [Continue reading]

10 Most Instagram-Worthy Wall Art
in Los Angeles

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Check out the most "Instagramable" wall art on Melrose Blvd. in Los Angeles + print out a walking tour map to see them yourself! Los Angeles has a ton of cool wall art. From Venice to Hollywood, there are endless, ever-changing murals and … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail – And How to Overcome Them

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One of the most important things I've learned on my journey to become a dietitian is that the reason people are often unable to achieve their goals is not due to a lack of knowledge, but rather an inability to overcome behavior-related … [Continue reading]

Super Seed Oatmeal

Superseed Oatmeal

An incredibly healthy and easy to prepare breakfast — this super seed oatmeal is made with chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds and naturally sweetened with fresh fruit. Ready in just five minutes!  There was a time when I used to eat six egg whites … [Continue reading]