Green smoothie layersCrockpot Coconut Cauliflower Stew

Crockpot Coconut-Cauliflower Stew (Dairy- & Gluten-Free)

I used my slow-cooker a lot last summer because it helped keep my kitchen cool, but I’m relying on it even more this winter for hearty meals that don’t take a lot of effort. I find that one-pot cooking just makes it so much easier to eat whole, healthy foods, plus I like to make a… [Continue Reading]

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Collection of healthy salad toppersPink Megabus to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Importance of Ongoing Cancer Research

I’ve seen a lot of ways to drive support for breast cancer research, but this big pink bus is a new one (pun intended, ha): This rose-colored beauty is part of the Megabus.com fleet, offering express bus service to over 100 cities in North America, and tomorrow, January 19th, the company is donating $1 for each… [Continue Reading]

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NOW Foods Superfood Ingredients

Superfood Smoothie Ingredients + Giveaway

Happy New Year! I hope your 2016 is getting off to a great start. I was talking to a friend recently about setting New Year’s Resolutions, but we both decided that goals or intentions are a more loving way of thinking about changes. I made a list of 10 goals in just a few minutes,… [Continue Reading]

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Five Rainbow Smoothies

Simple Green Smoothies Book Review + Giveaway

Today marks the first day of 2016 and you’re certainly not alone if you are interested in making improvements your health this year. I’m in the same boat! Even though I’ve been studying nutrition for over a decade, I still learn something new every day that often results in a tweak to my lifestyle. That’s… [Continue Reading]

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Healthy Chocolate Brownies for a sneaky way to add vegetables into the diet of picky-eaters

Healthy Chocolate Brownies with Coconut Frosting (Gluten- & Dairy-Free)

If eating more veggies is one of your New Year’s Resolutions but you’re still looking for a sweet treat, then this recipe is for you! At the risk of turning you off, I’ll let you in on the secret ingredient that makes up the base of these brownies: broccoli-carrot slaw. I know it sounds a little… [Continue Reading]

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Vegan Indian lunch at Apple

Holiday Traveling Food Journal

Happy WIAW (What I Ate Wednesday) as we say in the blogosphere! Alan and I did our holiday traveling early this year, we went to the San Francisco Bay Area to visit family on both sides. We left early last Thursday with tummies full of green smoothie and my grain-free Pumpkin Granola: Black tea for… [Continue Reading]

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