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The seed you need to be eating

Forgive me for being so blunt, but if you’re not already stocking a solid supply of hemp seed in your kitchen pantry, it’s time to make the upgrade… now. (I’ll wait while you run to the store.) Hemp is one of the most ...

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Current mood: Tacos

If you had to choose between being in great shape for the rest of your life or tacos, would you choose hard or soft tacos? Yep, I’m totally paraphrasing an Instagram post I saw with this deep question of the day here. Fortunately ...

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Yes, you can make a healthy(!) creamy pasta dish

OMG. Pasta lovers, you may never want to eat anything else again. Consider yourself warned.

Let me explain something: most people don’t know this, but there was a time in my life where I was the physical incarnation of the “dairy queen.” ...

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Yes, We’re Calling It: This Is The Pasta Of The S...

It’s no secret that every fall, a collective cry can be heard from foodies around the world: “SQUAAAAAAAAAASH!” We pretty much freak out over the ability to get that big, heavy, colorful winter squash again, the same way we might react from bumping into a ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Beauty Secrets of Superfoods

The new best friends of beauty don’t come from a tube (or a pill, or an infomercial, or the, er, “special doctor”). The beauty boost you’ve been looking for comes straight from the kitchen! A radiant exterior starts with a well-nourished body, ...

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Refueling with Smoothies

Life is too short for blandness and blahness (which is, indeed, a philosophy I live by for food and beyond). But flavor aside, a food’s function is also a top priority … what benefits can it offer? It’s always my mantra to ...

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Homemade Energy Bars

We all know we’re supposed to be eating more fruits and veggies (and are kinda sick of hearing it), but let’s face it: the craving for a tasty snack isn’t always conveniently synonymous with a bag of peeled and washed carrot sticks. ...