The Guilt-Free Nap

This Blog Post comes from Jen E. Smith. Jen E. Smith majored in Journalism at the University of Colorado. An avid yoga practitioner and indoor cyclist since the early 90’s, she continues to teach and inspire at Equinox Fitness throughout Los Angeles County. You can see her interview with Chalkboard Magazine here. Since 2001, she has…

Thanksgiving Cooking & Bone Broth

It’s no secret that bone broth offers plentiful nutritional benefits. Bone broth contains collagen which protects and stabilizes the joints, amino acids which reduce inflammation, and minerals that support cellular and liver detoxification– just to name a few. With Thanksgiving around the corner, you may start to think about the relative who you wish would…

Restoring Your Glow at Any Age

“Okay, spill it!” my friend Robin interrogated. “Is it Botox? Plastic surgery….what your secret?! Not only do you seem to be aging backward but you have way more energy than the last time I saw you.” I hadn’t seen Robin in a decade. The last time we’d gone to lunch I’d been suffering from an…

I am a Vegetarian . . . Sort of

Because we are a business that caters to many vegans and vegetarians, I am always asked if I am one or the other. The truth is that I am a vegetarian ….. sort of. Because this answer seems so non-committal, I usually simply reply “it is complicated.” I don’t mean to sound so dismissive –…

Repeat After Us: Fat Doesn’t Make Me Fat!

You’ll notice that a few of our recipes call for a decent amount of fat (oh yes, I said it), whether it’s from nuts and seeds or olive oil. But here’s the thing: Fat doesn’t make us fat. It is eating processed foods, refined sugar, and an otherwise imbalanced diet made up of poor-quality foods…