HEALTHY BREAKFAST | FIGS & YOGURT

HEALTHY BREAKFAST | FIGS & YOGURT

By: Bettina – Venice Beach, CA Absolutely nothing left in the fridge except (thank god), some organic Greek yogurt by Wallaby and some almost over ripened fresh figs.  Its is California after all, where one can get such things at the various Farmer’s...
QUICK EASY DINNER | STIR FRY

QUICK EASY DINNER | STIR FRY

By: Bettina – Venice Beach, CA I am leaving Venice today, so I gave away all the food and sauces and spices I had left to a friend and last night came home to an almost completely empty fridge.  All I had was: a half head of broccoli, a half a leek, some fresh...
FRESH FOOD, REAL FOOD

FRESH FOOD, REAL FOOD

By Bettina: Venice Beach, CA I thought I’d be blogging a hell of a lot more while I was in California… but life happens.  While I have been working pretty long hours, I have also found that the West Coast lifestyle of early rising and early resting sits...

Quitting Sugar

By Mau The single most dramatic change I have made in my life in recent years has been the reduction of sugar in my diet. I usually shy away from making gloating statements like that but the benefits I’ve enjoyed from this simple change afford such promotion. I...

KIDS | INTERNATIONAL FOOD REVOLUTION DAY

By Bettina – Venice, CA One of the main reasons I became a nutrition chef is due to the influence of Jamie Oliver and his Food Revolution.  Watching his short-lived show made me sign up as a volunteer chef in a Washington Heights, NY after school program...
30 MORE DAYS | POST-RUN BREAKFAST

30 MORE DAYS | POST-RUN BREAKFAST

By Bettina – Venice Canals, CA Just arrived in Venice Beach to a beautiful little house on The Venice Canals.  (If you aren’t familiar with the area, you can check them out here on a website I like).  This trip has changed a bit from what I originally...