Monthly archive March, 2011
Vegan in Mexico City

Vegan in Mexico City

Carl and Cindy here from Mexico City! This a.m. we had a delicious vegan breakfast and wanted to share this great non-dairy alternative way to start your day. It’s called Birge-muesli and is from Stuttgart where both our Opa’s (grandfathers) are from. The night before set aside a bowl of rolled oats and freshly squeezed...
Be Lazy, Eat Healthy

Be Lazy, Eat Healthy

Quick, Healthy Meal Ideas What We Really Eat Every Week  When you get home from a long day, we all know the last thing we want to do is start cooking. It’s much easier to grab the chips and plant yourself on the couch, than make a trip to the market. For any diet this...
Mix it Up

Mix it Up

Craving afternoon sweets? Skip the M&Ms and go for a trail mix instead. Try cacao nibs, raw cashews, raisins and even the occasional shredded coconut. You’ll be satiated and more importantly, energized to make it through those last few hours at work. We all know how tough those can be .
Take a Bite Out of Heart Disease

Take a Bite Out of Heart Disease

A Floss Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away Oral Hygiene & Your Health More and more studies are emerging linking dental health to heart disease. In fact, poor oral health has been associated with Alzheimer’s, diabetes, strokes and memory loss. Though we may not think of it in this way, our mouth is the gateway...
Osteria Mozza

Osteria Mozza

Italian Los Angeles, CA Osteria Mozza WHAT I ATE: Little Gem lettuces with baby squash, walnuts, red onions & a vinagrette Fiorentini with tomato & spicy pickled peppers One of my closest friends was in town this past weekend and called about a month in advance to make a reservation at Osteria Mozza. I had...
Eat Clean

Eat Clean

Eliminate Clutter in Your Meals Consume More by Eating Less Whether you’re the type of person who no longer can see their floor because it’s covered in clothes, or you’ve taken the whole minimalist idea to a new level, an important habit to develop is clean eating. Here, clean eating indicates meals with few and...
Weight a Minute

Weight a Minute

Can’t seem to get rid of that layer of fat? Start lifting weights asap! Not only does muscle burn up to 70 times more calories than fat cells, but they also require more energy to survive. While fat needs only 3 calories per day to survive, muscle requires 75-150 calories daily!
Our No-Name Pizza Pie

Our No-Name Pizza Pie

Vegan & Gluten-Free Perfection Made in a House in Hermosa Beach So last night we went to Hermosa to have dinner with Carl’s dad. We were cooking for 3 people and 3 very curious dogs. It had been a while since our last, not so successful, vegan and gluten-free pizza attempt so we decided to...
Mangos

Mangos

The King of Fruits Mangos are the national fruit of Indian, Pakistan and the Philippines. Throughout the world India is the largest grower of mangos, and they consume most of what they produce given that the fruit has such a cultural significance within the country. As Americans, we get most of our mango supply from...
Pucker Up

Pucker Up

Start your day with a glass of water and freshly squeezed lemon juice. It will rev your metabolism and get your body ready for the day.
Got Alternative Milk? Week 4

Got Alternative Milk? Week 4

Where is Milk Hiding? Revealing Milk’s Alter-egos Hey there dare takers, how’s the alternative milk challenge coming? This week we wanted to dive in a bit deeper into milk and give you a bit more information on where it may turn up. Up until now we’ve really only discussed milk as milk – the white...
High Pesticide Alert

High Pesticide Alert

Here’s a list of produce with the highest pesticide residue: strawberries, bell peppers, spinach, cherries, peaches, cantaloupe, celery, apples, apricots, green beans, grapes, cucumbers, pears, winter squash, potatoes. Try to buy organic to avoid ingesting all the chemicals.