Archive: July, 2012

Drinking Your Fruits and Vegetables

    Juicing has become increasingly popular in the past couple years. There are many documentaries, talk shows and books that support juicing as a way to stay healthy and cleanse your internal system. This is supported by the critical of nutritional value of plants, fruits and vegetables to a healthy diet. There are several […]

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Cafe Gratitude L.A. The Best Breakfast in Town!

  Cafe Gratitude on Larchmont. I found this little jem on my way home from Yoga at YogaWorks on Larchmont. A friend of mine then told me that this place had items on their menu that were GF and I could probably eat. That’s all I needed to go in and try it. This restaurant […]

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Organic Summer Strawberries

  My friend’s Father made this while I was visiting one day. I was completely charmed by him and the delicious treat he made me while I was there. He came up to me and brought me a beautiful bowl of fresh organic strawberries from the farmers market as a snack. I could tell that […]

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Meet Your Local Organic Bakery…

I have struggled tremendously to find a good organic gluten-free bakery in my area. I do enjoy deserts at our local healthy restaurants, however, I was yet to find a place that specialized only in baked wholesome goods. My friend Alyssa told me about a bakery close to us called Breakaway Bakery. She told me […]

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The Benefits of RAW food

      A few years ago, I did a Detox requiring eating only raw fruits and vegetables. This meant that all meat and all dairy products were excluded from my diet. This was a bit of a challenge for me because I do enjoy a good barbecue on the weekends. I did the Detox […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Practicing Yoga

  In my adult life, I have been very active. I’ve run a few marathons; I’ve done some swimming, weight lifting and Pilates. When I discovered Yoga six years ago, I thought it would just be another fun activity to add to the mix. The more I continued to practice though I discovered that Yoga […]

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Happy 4th of July!

  Hope you all have an amazing Holiday today!!… Making healthy BBQ treats of course.  Thank you to all our American troops that made our Independence possible. With Love and Gratitude,   R

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5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Kale

Kale, a member of the leafy green family, has been growing popular. A few years ago a good friend of mine was enjoying a kale salad and gave me a sample. To be honest, I wasn’t a fan. It wasn’t until I discovered that you could prepare it in different ways that kale sparked my […]

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