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]

50 Delicious Vegan + 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

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]