Panade aka Savory Bread Pudding

panade savory bread pudding

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

Heart-Healthy Beet Smoothie

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

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

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]