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Get Your Greens On

Get Your Greens On

Happy St. Patrick’s Day plant people! In honor of the holiday try to get some greens in each meal. Here are some ideas how: Start your meal off with a spinach salad. Eating your veggies first not only ensures you get the goods in your body, but fills you up so you eat less of...
Got Alternative Milk? Week 3

Got Alternative Milk? Week 3

Rice, Soy, Hemp, Almond, Coconut Oh My Milks in Review RICE MILK Rice Dream Original Enriched Price: $2.69 Taste: Naturally sweet and tasty. Comes in right at the middle with creaminess. Pros: • Low in cholesterol Cons: • High in natural sugars and carbohydrates Best Used For: Because of it’s natural sweetness this milk is...
Avocado Recipes

Avocado Recipes

For the Avocado Lovers Out There It’s Time to Get It On Since our Avocado Tip du Jour, we’ve had some requests for other avocado inspired recipes. I know many people have texture issues with these alligator pears (as they are sometimes called) but here are three different ways to use this amazing fruit: Sabrina’s...
No Organic? Oh My!

No Organic? Oh My!

When there are no organic options to be found, try peeling your fruits or veggies. This will help to remove some of the harmful residue from pesticides, as well as other contaminants.
What We Really Eat

What We Really Eat

No Meat? No Dairy? Just Plants? A Day in Food with Cindy So now that you’re starting to dig into some of our posts, we’ve had a lot of you ask, “Well, what the hell do you guys eat?”. Here is a typical day in my life of food. In fact it’s exactly what I...
Let's Talk Sh#t

Let’s Talk Sh#t

The Gossip & Gab on Crap Let’s just get this out of the way. You simply can not talk about health without talking about poop. How better to analyze what’s going on inside your body than to look at what comes out of it. There is a treasure chest of information sitting in that toilet...
I say Lucha, You say VaVoom!

I say Lucha, You say VaVoom!

Lucha VaVoom Sexo y Violencia at the Mayan Theater To put it mildly, my Lucha cherry got popped last night. I can now stand proudly amongst my Mexican family. There were Midget Pollos, Bomberos, and a Dirty Sanchez flying around the ring set up in the center of the Mayan Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles....
A Nation's Dilemma

A Nation’s Dilemma

Food Inc. Michael Pollan & Eric Schlosser USC Visions & Voices Last night Carl and I went to the USC Visions & Voices series. I was so excited! Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser were together on stage, authors of two of the most influential and landscape changing books: The Omnivore’s Dilemma & Fast Food Nation....
My BS & Me

My BS & Me

It all began when my mom and dad left their small town, Mexico City, to come to the states so that my dad could complete his surgical residency. Growing up I was always interested in his work. When given the opportunity I’d visit the OR, watch videos, and ask about every possible ailment that I...