When my husband I first began dating I asked him, “What’s your favorite kind of pie?”. He replied “Key lime“, which I’d never had before. Wanting to win him over, I set about learning how to make it (it’s easy!) and later went on to win third place in the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market Piesta […]

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‘Tis the season for yummy treats! Just because we’re committed to living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean we can’t have some delicious decadence once in awhile. I’m embarrassed to admit that it took well into my 30’s until I had a serious look at the junk food that were my go to’s and realized it […]

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We’re so lucky to live in Los Angeles, where there’s always plenty of Farmers’ markets and fresh produce to be found.  Here’s a list of all the local markets in our areas. Check them out to get your fruits and veggies on! All markets open year-round unless otherwise noted. SATURDAYS: Bixby Park Farmers’ Market Saturdays, […]

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There was a time when I tried to follow a super low-fat diet in the hopes of losing weight.  My husband and I refer to it as “the time that shall not be named”.  I was miserable.  I had low energy, felt flu-ish all the time, thinking made my brain hurt and everything packaged as […]

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I wrote the following article for Cure Joy in honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Month. Every January just about every major magazine runs a cover story about the best diets to try in the new year. This was the first time in my adult life when I didn’t care to read any of them. I’m […]

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Recently a friend asked me how she could improve her digestion and feel better. I pulled together some information for her and I wanted to share it here. Raw cultured vegetables (I love Farmhouse Kraut), are a wonderful addition to any diet. They help digestion immensely. Even just a few tablespoons a day can have […]

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Every January People and Us magazine (or in fact, probably just about every major magazine) run a cover story about the “best diets” to try this new year. This was the first time of my adult life where I didn’t care to read it. I can’t tell you how refreshing it is to not be […]

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I’m a really big fan of raw dairy and believe that all dairy should be eaten raw, meaning that it hasn’t undergone pasteurization which negatively effects the quality of the proteins, fat, vitamins and minerals as well as kills the enzymes in milk that make it easier to digest. Pasteurization kills all bacteria, the good […]

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Enjoy our newest interview with Holistic Health Nutritionist, Beth Woodard What inspired you to start your business? I went through years, YEARS of living in a high-stress city (NYC) pursuing a demanding career, going to school and working. I turned to fitness and nutrition for help and energy and ended up using myself as a […]

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I’ve tried a number of cleanses in the past and subsequently sworn off of them. I’m skeptical of their effectiveness and obviously eating a clean, healthy diet is better than trying to get in a three day quick fix and going back to eating poorly. I worry juice cleanses negatively affect metabolism and I think […]

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