4 Delicious Recipes Featuring ‘The Forgotten Protein’

About three years ago I sat down at a café called Huckleberry in Santa Monica, California. I will never forget the look that the waitress gave me when I asked for the “Kue-noah” salad. Actually, she chuckled a little and made me point to the entrée on the menu that I was talking about. I had never heard of this powerful food, let alone learned how to pronounce it correctly. Apparently, quinoa pronounced “keen-wah” is… Read more »


Why 95.4% Of Diets Fail…

It is obvious how to lose weight in the short term. Ask any wrestler, bodybuilder, or boxer how to make weight and they will tell you how to drop fifteen pounds in two days. A mix of restricted calories, vigorous exercise, and a few magical dehydration methods will change the number on the scale so fast you won’t have time to blink. In fact, if I wanted to make a quick buck, like many others… Read more »


5 REAL Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

Metabolism is a word that we throw around with distaste, blame, jealousy, and sometimes even pride. It is the mystery mechanism that allows some people to eat pizza and ice cream and be lean-mean-machines and others to be stuck in mega corpulent fat-zone while nibbling on kale and sweet potatoes. But what do we really mean when we are talking about metabolism and is it actually possible to get a better one? In a casual… Read more »


5 BERRY-LICIOUS Smoothie Recipes

I am a smoothie fanatic! Around 3 o’clock when I used to reach for an afternoon cup of coffee, I am now hovering over my fridge, trying to decide what ingredients I can scrounge to throw in a blender. I have realized that food gives me an extra boost of energy that is much more steady than a caffeine high. The one kind of fruit that I always have stocked in my refrigerator (or freezer)… Read more »