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June 5, 2015 Thumbnail image for Smoothies That Promote Optimum Weight and Balanced Blood Sugar Levels (Guest Post)

Smoothies That Promote Optimum Weight and Balanced Blood Sugar Levels (Guest Post)

Today’s guest post comes to you from Brittany Carlson. The amazing Brittany is a Certified Holistic Health Coach as well as a Functional Nutritionist. She is also the founder of Wellbeing with Brittany as well as Green Wagon, a San Francisco based food company bringing you healthy snacks at work, home, on your next hike, camping trip […]

July 23, 2013 Thumbnail image for Clean Cosmetics: Favorites From My Beauty Bag – Part 1

Clean Cosmetics: Favorites From My Beauty Bag – Part 1

This post is part 1 of 2 on clean cosmetics and skincare (because I have a lot to say). You may have heard that we should be able to eat whatever we put on our skin. Think about it, skincare products and makeup seep in through your pores, so it is basically the same thing […]

November 9, 2012 Thumbnail image for Gluten-Free Banana Hazelnut Bread

Gluten-Free Banana Hazelnut Bread

Well, it looks like winter is here in San Francisco. I love to bake in the winter. Mostly because the heat of the oven keeps me warm! I made this recipe a few weeks back, but I thought it would be a great time to share it.  You can even make up a batch for your […]

September 6, 2012 Thumbnail image for Almond Coconut Chicken Tenders

Almond Coconut Chicken Tenders

I love foods that are flavorful, incorporate interesting textures, and are nourishing. However, apart from the occasional drawn out cooking endeavor, I like my recipes to be fairly simple to prepare and use only a few ingredients. This recipe meets all those criteria. These chicken tenders are kid-friendly and adult-friendly. It would be nice to […]

January 23, 2012 Thumbnail image for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I love oatmeal cookies! The combination of textures, salty and sweet tastes, and the plump, juicy raisins with spicy cinnamon. The other night after I got home from a long day in my beautiful city (brunch, beach, and a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf). I decided what better way to finish off this perfect day then […]

December 21, 2011 Thumbnail image for Banana Buckwheat Muffins

Banana Buckwheat Muffins

This week has been very busy in preparation for the holidays. I am just wrapping a few things up before I head home to Texas to be with my family. I wanted to share this recipe because you may want to whip up a batch of these for your family on a morning where time […]

September 14, 2011 Thumbnail image for Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Coconut: superfood, high in healthy fats, delicious! Coconut has so many health benefits and I love these cookies because since they are raw, all the nutrients stay in tact! I was reading David Wolfe’s book, Superfoods and learned that in Sanskrit, the coconut palm is known as kalpa vriksha, meaning “the tree that supplies all […]