Almond & Date Smoothie, With Maca

April 02, 2014
Food & Wellness
Some days, you just can’t look at another leafy green vegetable based smoothie or juice. Some days you miss the old you, who’d stroll through McDonald’s on a Tuesday afternoon and order a McFlurry and fries on th read more

Early Spring Salad

March 25, 2014
Food & Wellness
Spring is wonderful, isn’t it? I feel like it’s a small gift from the universe to keep me going until summer arrives. As someone who loves to cook (and eat) it also means fresh fruits and veggies will soon start reappe read more

Placenta Encapsulation

March 20, 2014
Food & Wellness
Over 8 years ago, I gave birth to my first child; a beautifully healthy 7 pound little girl, with a face like her daddy’s and toes just like mine. I went through the usual range of emotions that a new mother goes through — read more

How To Make Quinoa Granola & Other Tips

October 24, 2013
Food & Wellness
Last week when Martha went a bit crazy and warned everyone to be wary of bloggers, and our lack of experience, I had to chuckle, after at first fuming.  She made mention that many of our recipes and such weren’t all that go read more

Baked Chicken Nuggets & Homemade BBQ Sauce

October 15, 2013
Food & Wellness
To see the entire 31 Days Series, visit here, and to get post updates on Facebook, please consider liking For the Love Of on Facebook. Getting our kids to understand why we were changing our eating habits was only part of the batt read more

Juicing Party

September 26, 2013
Food & Wellness
If you had told me 6 months ago that I’d be hosting a juicing party, I would’ve told you, you were nuts. Not that I didn’t love green juices and all, but I saw myself much more likely to host a wine party, or a c read more

Welcome Fall Pizza Night

September 23, 2013
Food & Wellness
It’s often said that we don’t experience seasons here in Southern California, and while we definitely don’t usher in winter with a blanket of snow, or fall with a spectacular parade of changing colors, we do noti read more

4 Yummy Drinks I’m Making With My Vitamix

August 06, 2013
Food & Wellness
I recently acquired a Vitamix Blenderinstead of a juicer after watching the Vitamix dude make a mighty wow-inspiring presentation at my local Coscto. I had my heart set on using my birthday money to buy a nice juicer, but when I s read more