Part of This Unprocessed Breakfast

Of course you’ve signed the October Unprocessed pledge, right? To give you some support, here are some awesome unprocessed breakfast options that are healthy, and (most importantly) delicious. Green Smoothies As I mention in my own simple green smoothie recipe, I used to turn my nose up at these. Considering that it’s still in the […]

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I’m back!

Normally I despise these posts. “OMG you guys, I’m sooooooo sorry, I’ve just been soooooooooo busy!” And I have been busy: sleeping and not cooking. The first trimester of pregnancy knocked me out for a few months. In addition to the exhaustion, food was approximately the last thing I wanted to write about. Top it […]

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Get Ready to Go Unprocessed!

October Unprocessed is about to begin!

(I owe you a post as to where I’ve been for the last few months. It’s coming!) How would you feel if you stopped eating processed food for a month? That’s the question my friend Andrew over at Eating Rules asked himself back in 2009. He got a few friends together and challenged them all […]

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Sour Cream Potato Salad

The World's Simplest Potato Salad

Poor San Diego. While the rest of the country is melting into a puddle, we had a high of 70 degrees on the 4th of July and had to wear sweaters to see the fireworks malfunction. So I won’t say anything disparaging about the weather here which is basically pleasant year-round. Despite the constant room-temperature […]

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Simple Green Smoothie with Probiotics and Protein

Simple Green Smoothie

Quick note: I’m kicking off a really great group program in a few days. If you’re frustrated by your apparent lack of motivation to do what you know you need to do, check out the Super Awesome Summer Session. I’d love to support you! I used to hate green smoothies. Not that I had tried […]

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Healthy Ninja Skills. Seriously.

You may know that I live in San Diego, but I actually do most of my coaching via the phone. Including classes. Like the one I have tonight. About ninjas. I have the same conversation with people over and over. “I know I should eat better and exercise more. But I don’t.” “Why not?” *uncomfortable […]

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5 Tips on Grilling for Vegetarians

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Photo credit: woodleywonderworks Is it even legal not to grill for Memorial Day? It may actually be required in some states, but I can’t guarantee it. Most people think of meat when they think of grilling, and I imagine that’s the reasons many grill owners own grills. And the very thought of a vegetarian or […]

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Sour Cream and Veggie Baked Pasta

Are you label conscious? Not like fancy handbags and designer jeans. I mean food labels. Do you read them? Not enough people do. Last month I drove up to Anaheim for the Natural Products Expo West, ‚Äúshowcasing products in the categories of natural and specialty foods, organic, supplements, health and beauty, natural living and pet […]

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San Diego Food Blogger Bake Sale

What are you doing this Saturday? Eating delicious treats for a good cause? Wow, me too! I missed it last year, so this year I jumped at the chance to join with an amazing group of San Diego bloggers to raise money for Share Our Strength, an organization ensuring that children have adequate access to […]

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iin mega conference recap, part 2

(Yep, it’s been over a month. But I said I’d write a 3-part recap of the conference, and I will.) Now to finish up day 1! After kicking off the conference with Cora Poage and Mark Sisson, we came back from lunch ready for more. “Psychotherapy, spiritual support are wonderful, but they are not enough. […]

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