Category: News

Vegan Peanut Butter Cocoa Coffee Cupcakes

need i say more? seriously?.. i have to say.. these are a complete ‘le-splurge’ item. i tried my best to make these as healthy as humanly possible. but sometimes.. you must indulge a little bit. that is all.   ingredients for the frosting:  2 cups of organic powdered sugar 3 Tbsp of vanilla hemp milk {or […]

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White Bean Chili by Cook Simple

Brace yourselves my friends, I have found the best home cooking solution and it comes in a box. I enjoy cooking at home but like most… sometimes being in the kitchen after a long day doesn’t sound so awesome. I’m not big on packaged foods, as many usually contain tons of preservatives and sodium. I […]

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Tuesday Training Post: …. um.. slacker much??

So, Yes… you don’t see much training in these images because there hasn’t really been any. I was teaching a lot last week, and made a last minute trip up to Portland (my fav) and needless to say… running/training fell off the priority list really quickly. It happens, I did start feeling a little guilty […]

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Tuesday Training Post: L.A. Outdoor Winter Run…

  So it is definitely a lot more fun running and training with my Team… but, since my schedule is a little crazy I must make up my missed runs on my own.. -___- Fun right? Well, its been freaking FREEZING in L.A. the last week or so.. yes people.. anything below 6oº is freezing […]

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Healthy Eats…

This is probably the best perk to the Marathon training… need I say more??

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Super Protein Salad

Back to being a Vegan that eats chicken I see. It happens occasionally, I get a craving of meat and mr. chicken is my go to. Since I’ve been working out more, my body definitely appreciates the extra protein. Here is my favorite Chicken Salad Recipe that I eat after a Cross-Training workout. Enjoy! Ingredients:  […]

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Top 5 Smart Start Breakfast Meals

Eating a balanced breakfast is key to starting your day right. This is my favorite meal of the day. The right combinations of foods can be the difference between a good day and a bad day. Eating a nutritious dense breakfast can help sustain your energy throughout the day. Here are some healthy options to […]

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In The Community: Interview with Dori Friedberg Part 1

  I was at a local Vegan Ice Cream shop, one of my favorites, KindKreme on Ventura Blvd. in Studio City. I saw a card posted on the bulletin board and it caught my attention, it read “Healing Thru Food“. When I got home I looked up the website and quickly contacted Dori. Her mission […]

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What Happened to Prop 37?

If you are from California, it would sadden you to know that that Proposition 37 did not pass. Although I am pleased with all other measures that passed supporting same-sex marriage, and the legalization of Marijuana, our Food Movement was at a loss. Last week, voters rejected the ballot initiative, which called for labeling some […]

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Visiting Your Local Farmer’s Market

  Conventional grocery stores are very consistent in their offerings; one can get almost anything of necessity at any time, year round. As seasons change so does the pricing of seasonal fruits and vegetables. As we begin to avoid fruits and vegetables laden with harmful chemicals, we strive to buy wholesome and organic produce when possible.With awareness […]

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