Category Archives: Healthy Alternative

Lentil & Walnut Loaf

I like to browse other health food blogs and one that I go to often is “Oh She Glows.”  I was intrigued by her recipe for faux-meatloaf and decided to give it a try. You can view the original recipe … Continue reading

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New Product- Ben & Jerry’s Greek Frozen Yogurt

First it was the rise of froyo. Now people are crazy for greek yogurt! Ben & Jerry caught on and are now making a product to satisfy both cravings. I saw a billboard on the freeway and decided I had … Continue reading

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My Raw Vegan Experience

My sister, a dedicated vegetarian, took me to eat my first full raw vegan meal at 118 degrees in Costa Mesa, CA.  On Sundays they have a 4 course meal option.  My sister got the meal so that we could … Continue reading

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Raw Nut Granola

 Since we have a costco sized bag of walnuts, I figured I would try to make raw granola. I looked up a bunch of recipes online and many of them say to put the mixture in the dehydrator. The flavor … Continue reading

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Fenix 5-4

About a year ago, a friend and I discovered a new eatery in Uptown Whittier, Fenix 5-4. We came upon it by googling “healthy restaurants” in our area. Ever since, I have gone there when I want a good, healthful … Continue reading

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Vegan Oatmeal Trailmix Cookies

I have had a few weeks of unhealthy eating due to work (left over pot roast, mashed potatoes and pie) and my friend’s wedding festivities.  I am determined to get back into the groove of healthy eating!!! I decided to … Continue reading

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Healthier Alternatives

I have discovered healthier alternatives to childhood favorites in a brand called Annie’s.  I used to buy these at the Co-op in Isla Vista (Santa Barbara) and found that they now sell them at Target!!! White Cheddar Bunnies.  They taste … Continue reading

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