Aug
25
2010

better than roasted – almonds

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

On a recent trip to Erewhon, an AMAZING health food store in the heart of LA, I discovered a super healthy, yummy snackin’ treat called “Better Than Roasted” Almonds.  What makes these…

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Aug
23
2010

easy homemade granola

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

Sometimes we yearn for a tasty bowl of granola in the morning.  The challenge is that many of the packaged granolas contain high amounts of refined sugar and other unfriendly ingredients.  My…

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Aug
19
2010

lemon-ginger iced tea with berry cubes

By Marlyn Diaz ·  2 Comments

It’s summer and it’s HOT!  Try sprucing up your day with a delicious cup of refreshing lemon-ginger iced tea!  It’s easy to make and it’s good for you – in addition to…

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Aug
15
2010

chocolate super cookies

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This post is dedicated to my “chocolate loving” client and new friend, Lisa T. in Great Neck, NY!
Lisa has done so well on her weight loss/wellness journey…and continues to make GREAT healthy…

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Aug
14
2010

chia-crusted tofu with lime salt

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

Chia seeds lend tofu a crunchy crust that is packed with fiber and omega fats. Serve with steamed kale sprinkled with fleur de sel.
3 tbsp chia seeds
2/3 tsp sea salt
1/2…

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Aug
14
2010

ch ch ch chia!

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Okay, I’ll admit it…I’ve found a new love…CHIA SEEDS! I have come to love this new superfood for many great reasons…its nutritional value, its metabolism and energy boosting properties and its…

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Aug
08
2010

coconut bliss

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Let’s face it – I think most of us just love ice cream.  But what’s a girl (or guy) to do who wants to reduce the dairy in their life and still…

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Aug
07
2010

richard giorla – creator of beautiful bodies

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

Last week I had the privilege and great opportunity of sitting down with Richard Giorla of Cardio Barre.   Richard candidly shared with me his “rags to riches” story and some insider tips…

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Aug
05
2010

marinated fresh tomatoes

By Marlyn Diaz ·  2 Comments

Here’s a beautiful summer salad that was created by my business partner, Chef Pam Reims.  Pam and I incorporated this recipe into our recent “A Day of Wellness” cooking/nutrition class.  It’s a…

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Aug
03
2010

zucchini, mint and quinoa salad

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

It’s summertime – which usually means the gardens are overflowing with fresh vegetables and herbs.  Here’s a super summer salad that’s light, healthy and gluten free!  We’re going to be using quinoa…

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