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Pint-size Pies

Wash out your mason jars, as here comes yet another use for those versatile suckers. And this one’s particularly tasty…

There’s a great local restaurant that’s not terribly far from our house (which is saying a lot when you live ...

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Spicy Greens Juice

I continue to be amazed and impressed by just how much the juicing trend has taken storm (that’s the power of a healthy habit that WORKS!). At the risk of sounding like a 34-year-old going on great-grandmother here, “back in ...

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What’s so great about lucuma?

From ice cream to baked goods … is there anything lucuma can’t enhance?

Though lucuma isn’t a superfood that’s considered mainstream in North America (yet!), it’s actually been harvested and consumed for thousands of years in South America. This ultra-nutritious ...

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Strawberry Peach Crisp

Just as the rest of the country is pulling into spring full-bling, the canyons here in Los Angeles are gloomy and drizzly today. Please though, don’t pity us – we love it.  A rainy day is practically a holiday in ...

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Spring Quinoa Bowl

Everyone always talks about the urge they feel for “spring cleaning.” I wish I could say that was true in my case. But while I may lack in window-washing or cobweb-sweeping skills, I proudly admit that I excel in gardening. I’m one ...

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Cauliflower Rice

Whether you’re going grain-free, looking for a tasty way to reduce calories and amp up nutrition, or simply obsessed with cauliflower like me, mastering the simple art of making fluffy cauliflower “rice” is a game-changing way to increase your daily veggie consumption. ...

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Chocolate-Acai Bowl

When it comes to eating, for whatever reason, some people gravitate more toward forks, and some people lean more towards spoons. Quite early on in life, I discovered I was a “spoon person.” Forks are just too delicate for me – I like ...

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Superfood Dressings Your Salad Deserves

Hooray, you just made a beautiful salad with fresh, seasonal produce. Well played. Now, don’t water down your efforts with some blah bottled dressing. My number one rule with salad dressings: put down the bottle and pick up the blender! It’s SO much easier to ...

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Cookies with Benefits

Just because it’s a cookie, doesn’t mean it needs to belong on guilt-trip lane. Trust me, oatmeal cookie lovers will be swooning over this healthified, uber-flavorful version. With much less fat than the classic recipe, plus an energizing serving of maca powder in every bite ...