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Fat-Burning, Mood-Boosting, Acne-Ridding, Anti-Aging!!! YES, Grapefruit Obsessed


Grapefruit isn’t just a tangy citrus served best with breakfast. More than a pucker-provoking fruit, the grapefruit- a hybrid between a large sour citrus fruit called the shaddock and the sweet orange, serves several specific purposes- the seeds, skin, pulp, juice and all. To really reap grapefruit’s natural rewards, be sure to buy organic from [...]




My Mouth is Dripping... because of this Fig Tartlett

Figs are not only sexy, but they are one of my absolute favorite fruits! I love the crunch of the seeds between my teeth (they can have as many as 1,600 in 1 fruit!) and the almost candy sweetness on my tongue.

Beyond the delicious sensations in my mouth, figs are serious bites with benefits. They are an excellent source of potassium and can help balance blood pressure. High in calcium, figs fortify the bones. With more fiber than any other dried or fresh fruit, figs are great for digestion, can help lower cholesterol, keep weight in check, act as a mild laxative, and can protect against colon and breast cancer. They are like the absolute perfect little package.



A Salad You Will Actually LOVE

I have never been a salad person. Yes, I know how “healthy” they are (except for the gobs of pure fat salad dressing), but I just couldn’t get into them. Until now… I am literally OBSESSED with Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop’s Antioxidant Orchard Salad mixed with housemade dressing (that you can also buy and take home- which I have stocked up on). Celebrities flock to the Beverly Hills and Century City, California shops craving their high quality, low fat, super tasty concoctions that redefine salads, transforming them from “eh” to AMAZING, filling, and totally flavorful.



3 Easy Ways to Get More Fiber

The trickiest thing to spot in food is fiber, and you need between 25 to 35 grams per day of the stuff. Protein and carbs—you know when you’re looking at those. Here are three easy ways to guarantee you meet your fiber mark, so the rest of the day you can eat what you want. (Well, try to be reasonable).