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27 Oct

Tricky Treats: Vampire Bark

This Halloween - lure your next victim into the kitchen with this Vampire Bark recipe… (ok, ok we couldn’t resist). It’s a TREAT without any Tricks!   VAMPIRE BARK Ingredients: 1 C pomegranate seeds 9 oz bittersweet dark chocolate, finely chopped 1 T sea salt Instructions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or waxpaper Melt your chocolate -- either double boil it (boil water in a saucepan and melt the chocolate in a separate bowl above it) or throw it in the microwave for...

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22 Oct

The POUND Effect: Breast Cancer Survivor Melissa Kreisher

June 12, 2009: one year to the day after I graduated nursing school, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  A month before I was diagnosed, I mentioned to my doctor during a casual conversation that my sister had just been diagnosed with breast cancer. When I told him which type she had, he said, "you're going for a mammogram." No questions. I was 35 yrs old, not old enough to start getting regularly scheduled mammograms, and terrified. Two...

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20 Oct

Sweet Potato and Fennel Soup

To accompany your kickass, productive schedule, here's the easiest and fastest dinner (and lunch!) option that'll keep you on track in the food department. ...

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19 Sep

Tomato + Poached Egg Toastie

There’s nothing like pretending you’re on an episode of CHOPPED and trying to come up with something creative early on a Sunday Morning! Try out this easy breakfast staple!...

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01 Sep

Fall “Cure All” Smoothies

We live in a world where the medicine cabinet is our go-to at the first sign of sickness. What you might not realize is that the cure may already be in your kitchen! Here are four smoothies that will target fall's infamous "symptoms". You know them all too well: Stress, Energy, Dehydration and Sickness. ...

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20 Aug

Banana Rock Poppers

… And then your stomach grumbles for something sweet while you're watching The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon. Such an occasion calls for a healthy late-night snack that's easy and that satisfies your sweet tooth. ...

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18 Jul

Summer Bucket List: 5 Favorite Outdoor Activities

It seems like summer passes us by in the blink of an eye (yes! even in CA!) so we check off out Summer Bucket List to make sure we're outside and getting our Vitamin D when we aren't traveling all over the place meeting our incredible POUND Posse!...

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13 Jul

Roasted Garlic Salad Dressing

Take your salad to the next level with our roasted garlic dressing. Add this to your favorite vegetables (like kale, radish, avocado, and roasted beets!) and say HELLO to your new favorite salad! ...