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Recipe Upgrade: Chia Polenta

When we talk about the practice of painting, one of the first things we learn is basic color combinations. Red plus blue equals purple. A use of purple next to yellow will pop more due to being contrasting colors. And while there’s much more ...

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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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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!

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Maple-Maca Ice Cream

Once upon a time, I had a full-blown ice cream addiction, and it wasn’t a pretty sight. It was ritualistic summer days of pint-sized fun, the inevitable “just a little something sweet after dinner,” and a laughable accruement of cookie-dough bites and ...

Natural Products Expo East – Baltimore Style

Whenever I’m chatting with someone new and say “I’m in the natural foods industry,” I usually receive that kind of vacant nodding response followed by an ambiguous “Ohhhh.” It’s the same response that I, in turn, likely offer when someone tells ...

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Lessons from The Grand Chia Master

My friend Lizzie does Ironmans. You know, that little thing where you swim 2.4 miles, race 112 miles on a bike, and then run a full marathon (26.2 miles). In a day. Right.

She’s also a mom of two, and from the ...

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Spring into Green!

I seriously can’t believe spring is already here – it seems like just yesterday I was dusting off my pumpkin knife and looking for any and all excuses to put the oven to some loving use. But the flower buds outside have ...

Making chocolate the easy way {VIDEO}

Notice the quiet around here? Yeah, me too. I have a guilty conscience when it comes to this website, and although the brief hiatus of posts here may not be something you one day tell your grandchildren about, it has nonetheless made ...

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Japanese Pumpkin Pie

I wonder, will you secretly judge me if I admit to you that I don’t really like pie?Every year I’m reminded of my pie-oriented “skeleton in the oven,” thanks to all the holiday festivities. You can usually spot me fighting a cringe, ...

Our sweet prayers answered: Yacon Root

The holidays are just setting in and I’m stoked. I have an amazing (amazing!) pumpkin pie recipe that I’ll be posting in the next few days, just in time for Thanksgiving. In it, I’m using a special healthy sweetener called