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10 Houseplants for Cleaner Indoor Air

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, our indoor air can be 2-5x more polluted than the outdoor air we breathe. Yuck! Dust mites, allergens and a multitude of toxic chemicals pollute our home air. Studies run by NASA have proven that house plants […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Living|0 Comments

Toxic Non-Dairy Milk Additives & Safer Alternatives

Whether you or your child is allergic to milk, lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply in search of a non-dairy option, you’re in luck. Alternatives to cow’s milk have never been more numerous or popular. Your local grocery store is likely stocked with alternatives such […]

By |April 5th, 2015|Featured Posts, Living, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Quinoa Pasta w. Asparagus, Spring Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

This delicious dish is perfect for Spring. It’s simple and easy to prepare, light yet satisfying, packed with healthy seasonal vegetables and best of all, kid-approved.
Ingredients

8 ounces quinoa pasta
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds thin asparagus, trimmed and cut […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

California Citrus Salad w. Quinoa & Toasted Walnuts

Mildly sweet oro blanco grapefruit and luscious blood oranges and are paired with peppery arugula, tiny pearls of quinoa, creamy avocado and crunchy walnuts for a simple, healthy and delicious salad. It doesn’t get more “California” than this!
Ingredients

1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa
2 medium blood oranges
1 oro blanco grapefruit
1 avocado
2 cups […]

By |March 8th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Hamentashen for Purim (Dairy, Gluten & Grain-Free)

Hamantashen is a triangular, filled pastry which is traditionally served on the Jewish festival of Purim and is eagerly awaited by everyone, both young and old. This dough for this paleo recipe is grain, gluten and dairy-free. The fillings can be mixed and matched. Prune […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Fire Cider: Immunity Booster + Cold & Flu Remedy

“Let food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” ~Hippocrates
Fire Cider is a traditional remedy with deep roots in folk medicine and has been passed down through the generations. The term Fire Cider was given to this revered tonic by renowned herbalist, […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Food, Living|0 Comments

Creamy Mushroom Pasta w. Roasted Asparagus & Lemon

This vegan and gluten-free (optional) pasta is creamy, delicious and easy to prepare. It’s also super healthy. Asparagus, one of my favorite Spring vegetables is packed with vitamin C, K, folate, fiber and is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich food. Crimini mushrooms are a nutrition […]

By |February 21st, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Coconut Vegetable Curry Over Volcano Rice

This vegan and gluten-free dish has quickly become one of my go-to recipes during the week. It’s quick and easy, loaded with veggies, satisfying, flavorful and since it’s light on the spices, the whole family loves it – including the kiddos. I usually use […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Mixed Berry Parfait w. Granola & Coconut Cream

This dreamy mixed berry parfait has quickly become one of our family’s favorite treats. Blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries are nestled between luxurious layers of whipped coconut cream and crunchy clusters of granola. You can either make your own granola or if you’re in a jiffy, try Nature’s […]

By |February 8th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Creamy Red Pepper Alfredo over Zoodles

I first tried spiralized noodles at a raw restaurant I managed and more recently at a cozy little Italian restaurant in Ojai. My mind was officially blown. I have been dreaming about them ever since so I bought this awesome spiralizer to make them myself. Packed […]

By |February 8th, 2015|Featured Posts, Food|0 Comments