3 Spring Salads

Though it’s technically still winter, as those of you in snowy places know all too well, I’m already starting to crave the lighter & brighter veggie dishes that come with springtime. Radishes, snap peas, spring onions and baby greens have once again started to appear in our farmer’s markets (gotta love Southern California) and the produce is getting more colorful…Continue Reading

Creamy Green Hemp Seed Smoothie

Creamy Green Hemp Seed Smoothie

‘Tis the season to detox. Trouble is, that word is nonsense. (At least in the context of healthy eating). Unfortunately you cannot “undo” a month-long Christmas cookie binge with a few days of green juices. The body just doesn’t work that way. If our organs were swimming in toxins every time we ate a Cheez-It or overindulged…Continue Reading

5 Surprising Foods That Can Cause Weight Gain

5 Surprising Foods That Can Cause Weight Gain

We all know that eating too many cookies on a regular basis will lead to weight gain. But plenty of other foods that seem healthy are nearly as bad! Who’d have thought that calorie-free sweeteners or your favorite sushi roll could be doing you in, diet-wise? Below are five supposedly healthy foods to be wary of when…Continue Reading

5 Easy Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

5 Easy Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

‘Tis the season to entertain. And although this is undoubtedly fun and joyful, it can also be a little overwhelming! When you’re hosting a party or meal, you probably spend hours wondering what you can make for guests that’s beautiful, festive, delicious – and also easy. And when you’re a guest at someone else’s house, you probably do…Continue Reading

Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies

At my house, the holiday season can’t begin until there’s a platter of thumbprint cookies on the table. Normally I make shortbread thumbprints rolled in chopped walnuts, or peanut butter & jelly thumbprints. This year? Almond Butter Thumbprints! These cookies are so nutty and so delicious. And you can fill them with whatever jelly you love…Continue Reading