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Have you ever been in a pinch for yeast? With the increased demand these days for baking supplies, the grocery stores sometimes run out. Find out what ingredients in your kitchen make awesome substitutes for yeast! Yeast is a required ingredient in a lot of recipes....

Calling all plant-based aficionados! If you haven’t tried tempeh, you are really missing out! This plant-based, vegan superstar is a traditional food from Indonesia, made from fermented soy and grain, and it’s packed with nutrients, including protein and fiber. Tempeh is just so versatile, you...

After four months of riding our Peloton Bike, here are my thoughts on the best Peloton Instructors plus my favorite Peloton classes. I had lots of requests for an update on how the Peloton Bike is going in my survey post, so here’s a post...

If you’ve been stressed lately and you’ve noticed your pants aren’t fitting quite the same, you may be wondering if they’re related. “There are many reasons for weight gain including increased caloric intake, decreased physical activity, and stress,” says Cody Braun, CPT, Assistant Manager of Fitness...

3. Experiment to learn what you like Beans can be mashed, air fried, or mixed into rice. Lentils can be puréed into soups, put on salads, or mixed into spaghetti sauce. Chances are good that you’ll like some of these uses more than others, so just...

It’s 2021 and with a new year comes a new opportunity to get on track with your fitness routine. Maybe you’re curious about different types of workouts, starting something new, or want a change in your routine. This is the guide for you. If you’ve let...

What are the effects of both oral and topical application of the spice saffron for impotence in men? “Saffron has traditionally been considered an aphrodisiac.” The spice has been shown to improve Prozac-induced sexual dysfunction in women and men, significantly improving erectile function. If it works...

Anyone else feel like everyone around them has been coming down with the flu, viruses and other illnesses lately? Often, a change in season can compromise your immune system (particularly when we start to enter warmer months!), so today I’m sharing five foods and herbs...

I’m so excited to be announcing the publication of my new book, California Vegan, on March 1, 2021! You can preorder it on Amazon now! Check out my chat on what California plant-based eating is all about, and how you can be inspired by this...