28 Day New Year Diet and Exercise Jump Start Plan

Happy New Year!  Today is the day to start anew for many people when it comes to food and fitness.  Are you one of them?  Do you have a plan or know where to start?  You know you need to start eating better and moving more. But how?  The same old same old? Let’s try […]

Chocolate Mint Chocolate Chip Mini Cupcakes Recipe

I have been on a muffin and cupcake run this year after discovering my favorite gluten free baking hack… Pamela’s Baking Mix.  My love affair with this stuff probably stems from the fact that it allows me the freedom to experiment with flavors (which I find much more fun) instead of laboring over the technical […]

6 Tips for a Healthy Post Holiday Body

This time of year brings with it an abundance of socializing adorned with desserts, cocktails and beige food.  For many people the party season also translates to holiday weight gain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These 6 tips and tricks will make proactive party people out of each and every one of […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin when it comes to food.  You can find a pumpkin recipe or consume it any way imaginable- from lattes to cereal and even beer if you dare.   After much trial and error (and serious heartburn from a pumpkin smoothie gone wrong) I have come to the realization that […]

Donate Your Unwanted Candy to Operation Gratitude

If you are tired of eating your kids’ Halloween candy and you live in LA’s South Bay consider donating your candy this Monday and Tuesday at one of the locations below. All candy goes to Operation Gratitude which is a truly wonderful program.        

5 Tricks to Avoid the Usual Halloween Treats

There is a downpour of candy throughout the month of October in the name of Halloween.  Americans will spend an estimated $2.4 billion on candy this year.  Here is another fun fact:  the average jack-o-lantern bucket fits about 250 pieces of candy equal to 9,000 calories, 200 grams of fat and 3 pounds of sugar.  […]

Recipe: Fall Poached Chicken Salad

The weather by the beach since school has started has been hotter than our entire summer months combined.  This leaves me longing for the tastes of fall without feeling “comforted” quite yet.  That’s where this delicious salad comes in to play. I love that it’s quick  to prepare and you can easily adjust the ingredients […]

Recipe: Clean Eating Chopped Kale Caesar Salad

Since I am home from my travels and we are in the process of Going Crim, I wanted to share with you a great recipe that utilizes the Inside Cleaner, Tummy Leaner Superfood Kale.  This salad (and variations thereof) helps me stay full as I begin shrinking my stomach back to reality while supplying my […]

20 Minute Hill Sprints

My summer to date has been filled with good times, the company of great friends, and killer food and drink.  I am looking forward to more of the same as we enter into the last month of the Season of Fun. For our family, along with all of the recreation, comes some type of summer […]

Recipe: Paleo and Clean Eating Avocado Deviled Eggs

  An old plate inspired this clean eating, paleo friendly and so damned delicious avocado deviled egg recipe.  It’s not just any old plate.  This is my vintage deviled egg plate that I found years ago in a thrift store in Chicago.  (I was poppin’ tags way before it was cool.)  I loved that plate […]