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vegan brownie recipe

This vegan brownie recipe has a secret ingredient

These brownies are amazing! Wow, do I have something special (and super delicious) for you today! This may even become one of your new favorite recipes. This new brownie recipe is decadent and delicious –…

Crazy delicious chili recipe!

This chili is amazing... This is the time of year for soup, chili and stew. Even in L.A. where it's dropping down to the 40s (which is FREEZING for us) we appreciate a good, warm soup of…

eat your veggies

5 Ways to Up Your Veggie Game!

Eat your veggies! Plants are powerful. They are the biggest source of nutrition available to us. But some people don't like veggies or don't know how to get them into their diet in a palatable…

calories in vs. calories out

7 simple calorie clean ups

Calories in vs. calories out...again? I have to be honest, I'm worn out by "calories." I'm tired of the "calories in vs. calories out" conversations, tired of breaking down food into simple units of energy.…

counting calories

Why counting calories doesn’t work

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably tried counting calories. And if you're a woman, you've probably fixated on consuming 1,200 calories per day. Where did that come from?  Many women I've spoken to…

healthy meals

6 Strategies for Healthy, Quick and Convenient Meals!

Short on time? Strategize! The biggest obstacle I hear from people is that they “just don’t have time.” People are busy today with work, families, managing a house, and the million other things that come up. So…

healthy recipe

Simply Scrumptious Southwest Side!

Simply Scrumptious Southwest Side (Calabacitas!) Yields: About 4 cups Ingredients: 1/4 cup Canola Oil 1 Yellow Onion, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Tbsp. Garlic, minced 1 avg. Jalapeño Pepper, seeded, diced very small 2 cups Roma…

The healthy swap ebook

The Healthy Swap List

Small hinges swing BIG doors! In other words, small actions can create massive change. Have you ever gotten to a point in your life where you hit the wall and were so frustrated that you…

KICK START™ Recipe: Applesauce Rice Cake Sammich

Another delicious recipe... Here's another good one from the vaults of the Balanced Habits 28 Day KICK START™, which begins on September 14th! This recipe is a little bit sweet, a little salty, a little cinnamony…

Success Story: Alicia Truesdale

From personal training program to personal growth... Alicia came to us looking for a personal training program in Encino and wowed us from the start. Totally committed, super open to coaching, willing to push herself…