Monthly archive February, 2011
Cook Tonight? Nah, The Bachelor is on.

Cook Tonight? Nah, The Bachelor is on.

Are we making time for the right things? How our priorities are affecting our health. Throw stones in a glass house?  I just might in this post – I’m guilty. A couple weeks ago Cindy and I went to see Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser at USC.  The discussion was fascinating and they talked about a number...
Got Alternative Milk?

Got Alternative Milk?

We Dare You to Try Milk Alternatives The Downside of Dairy & What You Can Do THE CHALLENGE: This month we dare you to try alternative milk products. Milks out there that would work include soy, almond, rice, or hemp, just to name a few. Soy and almond milk are now found at most grocers....
3-2-1 Blast Off!

3-2-1 Blast Off!

Thank You! We want to give a shout out to all of you for making our launch a success! Thanks so much and we hope to keep entertaining and informing you from here on out. Last night we had a mini launch party and challenged our guests to bring plant friendly dishes. It was a...
Step Up to the Polls

Step Up to the Polls

It’s Not Just Food It’s a Vote If people ever spend any meaningful time with Cindy or me they quickly learn about our eating habits, and invariably this information is never accepted at face value. This is probably because making health choices are not the same as being tall, or blue-eyed. “I don’t eat meat” is not something you...
Berry Delicious

Berry Delicious

Throw a handful of berries in your salad today for an extra antioxidant punch. Eating a sandwich? Have them on the side.
Tevia Celli-Recht

Tevia Celli-Recht

Tevia Celli-Recht Spin Instructor/Trainer, Up Dog Los Angeles CA Tevia was diagnosed with MS 6 years ago. 2 years later she changed her diet and became vegan. Here is her story. I wasn’t a big red meat eater anyway, so I decided to take that out of my diet. I then took out diary and...
Alkalize & Energize

Alkalize & Energize

Replace your coffee or tea with an apple cider vinegar drink. Place 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar in 8 oz of warm water. Add 1 tsp of honey or maple syrup, and for an extra punch squeeze in half a lemon.
Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Harvested from the Coconut Palm Beginning in the 1950’s, primarily due to its high saturated fat content, Coonut Oil has had a relatively bad reputation. The “low fat” fad diets through out recent decades have not helped either. To the contrary, Coconut Oil is an extremely healthy addition to any diet. Although it is high...
Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato

Root Vegetable Much different than those Idaho potatoes we all know, sweet potatoes are somewhat of a miracle food. They are extremely high in vitamins, have no fat or cholesterol and have small amounts of sodium. Their sweetness does indicate a high level of sugar, but it is a type of sugar that is beneficial,...
Angelini Osteria

Angelini Osteria

Italian Los Angeles, CA angeliniosteria.com WHAT WE ATE: Broccoli & Asparagus Soup (vegan) Baby Raw Artichoke Salad arugula, w/o shaved parmesan Spaghetti eggplant, tomato, basil & dried ricotta Bombolotti all’ Amatriciana w/o guanciale, san marzano tomatoes & hot pepper Cindy has mentioned Angelini a number of times over the last few months. I should have...
Do You Know What You're Eating?

Do You Know What You’re Eating?

Take a look at the Label. You’ll be Surprised. My Dad has recently been trying to eat healthier. He mostly does it because I bother him so darn much, and I really do appreciate it more than he knows. The kitchen actually looks a bit more colorful these days too, with fruits and veggies lining...
Hostaria Piccolo

Hostaria Piccolo

Italian Santa Monica, CA hostariadelpiccolo.com WHAT WE ATE: Mescolata Salad assorted organic greens, roasted tomatoes, sliced almonds Verde Salad arugula, spinach, avocado, oven-dried tomatoes, pine-nuts w/o parmesan crisp Bellasoia Pizza gluten free dough, tomato sauce, soy cheese, mix mushrooms, carmelized onions We pulled up to the restaurant to meet our friends Patrick and Emily, and...