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Manchego Baked Figs Recipe


Fig season in California starts mid-May and runs through October. Delicate, delicious, and extremely perishable, fresh figs are best eaten within a few days of procurement, but can be stored in the refrigerator on a plate under paper towels for […]

Rockstar Fitness & Health: American Authors

What was the best day of your life? I think it’s always fun to remember these moments when a familiar song takes us there. One of my favorites is the current hit single, “Best Day of My Life,” by the […]

A Healthy Pizza Topping with Carrot Tops


Carrots are harvested nearly all year long in Southern California. I often accumulate an abundance of them from my Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box and run out of ideas for what to do with them. As a member of the […]

Herbed Raw Macadamia Cheese Balls

Cropped Balls

A variation of Herbed Almond Cheese from Raw Food For Dummies by Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann  Yield: 3 servings       ½ cup Macadamia Cheese (see recipe below) 1 tablespoon light mellow miso 1 tablespoon chopped raw pine […]

Hijiki-Yam Medley (Raw)

Nomi's Hijiki Yam Medley

    by Nomi Shannon INGREDIENTS · 1 cup hijiki (Japanese seaweed, needs to be soaked see instructions below) · 2 cups grated yam or sweet potato · 4 Tablespoons sunflower or pumpkin seeds or soaked seeds (optional) · 1 […]

Morning Family Smoothie by Elisabeth Röhm

Elisabeth Rohm3

My favorite way to start the morning with my daughter is with a healthy and hydrating smoothie. It’s a great way to infuse us both with electrolytes, potassium, beta-carotene, and antioxidants. Ingredients: 2 cups coconut water 1 cup mango 1 […]

Immunity Soup

Immunity Soup

Modern research shows that astragalus root, a Chinese herb long used to ward off colds and flu, has powerful immune-enhancing properties. The sliced, dried root is available online and in herb stores; it is nontoxic and adds a pleasant, sweet […]

Big Sean – Born to be Famous — Rockstar Health & Fitness


Some people are destined to be superstars. It’s part of their DNA; you feel it. Having spent most of my life in the music business, I have been fortunate to meet many people with this quality as I work with some […]

Melon Salsa Recipe

melon salad

The bitter melon is the most beneficial gourd of all. According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, a cup of bitter melon contains 23 calories; it is also an ex- cellent source of vitamins B, C, and E, folic acid, zinc, […]

Summer Orzo Salad

Summer Orzo Salad

Yield: 4-6 Side Servings Ingredients: 1/2 lb asparagus 1/2 lb orzo, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed, patted dry 1 carrot, shredded 3 scallions, thinly sliced 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice […]

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