Calories In ≠ Calories Out: Embracing Individuality In Health Goals

Long outdated is the notion that weight loss is a purely calories in and calories out equation. In the fitness industry, we see it all the time: people on strict diets who exercise everyday, still struggling to reach their ideal weight. First and foremost, we don’t support unrealistic body standards or believe that a certain […]


The Diet Dilemma

There are so many diets out there today! From the Mediterranean, Anti-inflammatory, Paleo to the Gluten Free and Vegan Raw diets, you’ve heard of them all. It’s great to have so many options, but how do you choose? As a fitness industry veteran, I know a bit about healthy eating. Still, picking a diet can be […]


Fresh Summer Salads

Summer in San Francisco has arrived–warm weather, sunshine, and a plethora of fresh fruits and veggies at the farmer’s market.  Fresh and fast with no cooking involved, there’s a reason these salads are some of my favorites. The fresher the fruit and veggies the better these salads are.  Perfect for lunch on-the-go or a summer […]



What’s In Your Fridge?

Well folks here’s my fridge. This is a pretty normal week. At the beginning of the week my fridge is brimming with beautiful fresh veggies and fruits. By the end of the week, whatever is left is juiced. Right now I’m obsessed with artichokes and shishito peppers! Everyday we make choices about what we want […]



Hearty, Healthy, Super Soups

Soups can really pack a punch nutritionally if you keep the focus of on the ingredients.  They’re warm, hearty, healthy and can be their own class of soul-feeding super foods. Don’t know where to start and want to expand your usual repertoire of market purchases? February is a wonderful time to rekindle your love for mushrooms. Or, […]


Beetroot Yum

Fall reminds me of how delicious and beautiful beets can make a simple meal. Beets are so good and good for you! An ancient, prehistoric food naturally found along the coastlines of North Africa, Asia and Europe, beets were originally harvested for their greens but are now known more for their root. The benefits of beets […]