Healthy Make Ahead Lunch Bowls

It’s make ahead lunch bowl time! Whether you are packing a lunch just for you or your family these bowls are a great way to keep lunch healthy and in line with a proper balance of protein, carbs and fats.   The best part about these single bowl ideas is that they can be made […]

3 Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Overnight oats recipes might be one of my favorite things to eat. l love them not only because they taste great but because they are the perfect solution for busy mornings and easy to transport. For all recipes follow these basic instructions: Throw everything in a jar.  Mix well and store in the fridge overnight. Enjoy […]

Spicy Hot Chocolate Recipe

No other treat says wintertime to me like a steamy cup of hot chocolate. It’s a hug in my mouth every single time.  It’s been so rainy here in Southern California and although the temperatures only dip into the low 60s, it’s still a cozy, tasty treat that reminds me of being a kid. I […]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

January for many means Dry-uary. Time to clean up the diet and get back on track with food.  Since I have a birthday mid month I like to wait until the end of January to get my wine, I mean food, back on track. Sweets can always be a tough one to get over especially […]

Paleo and Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

“The hot and the cold are both so intense Put ’em together, it just makes sense” – Olaf Happy Friday! Our Southern California weather has been exceptionally beautiful this week. Around here, nothing goes better with warm weather than a cold ice cream treat. Except, of course, one that is dairy free, vegan and paleo […]

Kale Superfood Salad with Creamy Balsamic Recipe

I love kale.  I know, I know it sounds very LA.   Speaking purely from a nutritionist and food lover standpoint, I love kale because it’s one of the most nutrient dense and detoxifying greens around. It’s loaded with calcium, fiber and vitamins A, C and K.  And I love the way it tastes with protein […]

Raw Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls Recipe

According to Hallmark, Hershey, and Kay Jewelers, Valentine’s Day is here…love it or hate it.  Personally, I am not a fan of celebrating any kind of  “holiday” with cheap candy and sugar overload, especially for children.    As not to bore you with repetitious details, the same kid strategies I talk about here for use during […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]