Make Now, Enjoy All Week: Sesame-Nib Granola

I can talk granola for days. But outside of what’s currently humming in the kitchen, I’ve always been a little shy about sharing too much about my personal life online … a quality that is not very well embraced by today’s standards of self promotion! ...


How To Have A Healthy Potluck

It’s officially summer, which means it’s also officially potluck season! Between all the backyard barbeques and outdoor cookouts, there’s plenty of social eating occasions to enjoy… which despite their fun, can also be challenging if you’re trying to maintain a healthy diet. ...


This chocolate cake has some crazy secrets

I have a confession to make. I’m really not much of a baker. As someone who is a serial offender of trying to “break the rules” when it comes to making recipes, baking is far too strict for me, and my brave ...


In The Name of Love: An Easy Romantic Superfood Menu

Whether you’re planning on celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, having a romantic menu you can prepare on demand is never a bad idea! In my opinion, there are two things that are the most important when putting this type of menu together. ...


Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...


How to create superfood snacks

There’s so many ways to truly enjoy a healthy diet, and many of us find it encouragingly easy to incorporate smart breakfasts, smoothies, juices, and nutrient-dense meals. It’s snacks, believe it or not, that are often our biggest downfall – I hear ...


Triple Chocolate Cookies

The question: In a time where dads have pretty much everything (or, simply claim not to want anything), what’s a loving daughter or son to do for father’s day gifting? My dad has never been a necktie kinda guy, nor has he once ...


Raspberry-Chocolate Mousse

It’s exciting to experience how quickly cacao can elevate a “normal” dessert into something truly special – from it’s deep chocolate flavor, to it’s incomparable health benefits. As the raw source of all chocolate, cacao goes tremendously well with creamy ingredients like blended ...


Halloween Treats! Superfood Monster Heads

I had the pleasure of joining the founder of Beaming, Lisa Odenweller, and Brad Wills on Fox 5 San Diego last week to talk about ways to “Trick Out Your Halloween Treats” … via, you guessed it, SUPERFOODS!


5 amazing superfood chocolates

One thing I particularly appreciate about this season is getting asked quite a bit about a subject that’s rather dear to my heart: chocolate. And, jumping on the excuse, I always end up making a few new chocolate candy recipes, clearly inspired ...