New Year’s Resolution with a Green Smoothie Challenge

Jumping from holiday cheer to healthy New Year’s Resolutions can be tough.  It’s like going from one extreme to another and the transition is always a bit rough.  My advice to everyone is to always start with small steps out the gate.  Getting healthy is not a fad, it’s a journey... 


For the Love of Heirloom Tomatoes

Every Monday night, Lauren, Anna and myself get together at my home to work on our next book, low GI recipes for the slow cooker.   Our new book  is expected to be released sometime in early summer 2013. We are all beyond ecstatic to write content and work on recipes for this new book due to our passion... 


Chef Anna’s Famous Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Summer time is my favorite time of the year specifically for all of the amazing produce that’s in season.  Heirloom tomatoes and peaches are at the top of that list.  In the last month heirloom tomatoes have gone into full swing at the farmers market, with a variety of beautiful colors to choose... 


Summer Mango Mint Smoothie

One of my favorite weekly rituals is going to the farmers market every Saturday morning.  It feels like my birthday every time I go with new produce at every corner.  I especially love this time of the year when the farmers market is bursting with summer fruits and veggies. Living in Oakland, CA there... 


General Nutrition Guidelines

Over the years we have compiled some general nutrition guidelines that are easy to follow.  Enjoy!!! DO’s Drink LOTS of water! General rule: drink at least half your body weight in ounces each day. Example: If you weigh 150lbs, drink at least 75oz of water a day. Herbal tea counts toward...