Butternut Squash Lasagna

I’ve been an enormous lasagna fan my whole life, but I always feel pretty icky after eating a traditional lasagna. My stomach hurts, and I end up feeling sluggish and unproductive. That’s why I’m constantly on the hunt for healthier (but still delicious) lasagna alternatives. And this one gets a gold star. Instead of loads […]


How to Juice Without a Juicer

If you know me, you know how much I love juicing—every single day! It is such an easy way to consume so many incredible nutrients in one go. Juicing was one of the most powerful tools that helped me to beat cancer (and many other health ailments, too)!  Organic green juices are like liquid gold. […]

Healthy Tips Juices / Smoothies Lifestyle

Pumpkin Crisp

I know we’re approaching the end of fall, but I still can’t get enough pumpkin! And this Pumpkin Crisp is satisfying all of my cravings. Think apple crisp but with savory pumpkin flavor and pecan notes. This recipe is free from refined sugar and instead calls for coconut sugar! My only caution for you with […]


Protein: Are You Consuming Enough?

Have you noticed that protein is one of the more divided nutrition topics as of late? Everyone has their own opinion on how much, when, and what kind of protein you should be eating. Don’t get me wrong—I always encourage my clients to take charge of their health and do what feels right for their […]

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Balance Your Chakras Through Food

After reading the title of this blog, you might be thinking, what do chakras have to do with food? Believe it or not, the short answer is … a lot! How you eat can significantly affect your chakras and vibrational energy. Food can unblock and balance chakras to create a healthier energy flow throughout the […]

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EG Favorite – Vegan Ramen Miso (soy-free)

This Vegan Soy-Free Miso Ramen has been getting me through these chilly(ish) LA November days. We developed it for the SOUP Cleanse, and it’s been a MAJOR hit. It’s entirely gluten-free, plant-based, and contains more veggies than any other ramen we’ve ever made. It has zucchini, cabbage, cauliflower, scallion, carrot, and nori – I like […]


Quinoa Lentil Sweet Potato Salad

I don’t know about you, but I’m operating on salads only until Thanksgiving. Okay, that might not be entirely true. But I am trying to eat as many salads as possible to boost my nutrient intake ahead of the indulgent holiday. If you’re thinking about doing the same, this Quinoa Lentil Sweet Potato Salad is […]


Thorne Wellness Series Part 2: Managing Stress

Stress is something we all deal with from time to time. It makes small tasks seem monumental and minor setbacks feel like the biggest of blows. Short-term stress can surprisingly be a good thing, encouraging growth, motivation, and maybe even nudging us out of our ever-cozy, delicately cultivated comfort zones. It’s chronic stress—long-term, consistently overwhelming—that […]

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8 Ways to Boost Metabolism as You Age (Naturally!)

Are you finding it harder to lose weight as you age? If so, you are far from alone! I have many middle-aged clients who are experiencing the same issue. But, rest assured, it’s no fault of your own. The underlying cause of your unintentional weight gain is likely related to your metabolism. As we age, […]

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Moroccan Chickpea Spiced Teff Salad

Have you been sleeping on teff? Teff is a fine grain, no bigger than a poppy seed. It comes in a variety of colors like white, red, and dark brown. Teff is one of my all-time favorite ancient grains because it’s high in fiber, packed with calcium, gluten-free, and super easy to digest. I love […]


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