Category Playtime

Party On, Wayne!

With increasing health comes higher chances of experiencing a gnarly hangover. You know the story, you’ve been hitting it hard at the gym, keeping your diet in check and reminding yourself that pool party season is coming. Finally, you’re as bikini ready as you’ll be and the first glorious party weekend hits – HAPPY MEMORIAL […]

The Perfect Little Pita Chip

Hey Chip Lover! Wanna dip into something delicious? Yes, yes you do. Baked Pita Chips at your service 🙂 These tasty treats are perfect for a casual meal, a fun fancy get together, a sexy little snack, a deluxe dipper, a delightful surprise and so much more. They’re so easy you’ll know how to make […]

Fitness Foodies [Pasadena Edition]

I never forget how lucky I am to live in such a health conscious community. California, as a whole, is on a totally different wellness planet than most places and I’m so fortunate to call this crazy place my home. Since growing up in South Pasadena and moving back to Pasadena a few years back, […]

The Golden Gym Bag

More often than not, excuses are what keep us from accomplishing our dreams. We decide that X, Y and Z are in the way of what we need to do, so we settle for less. For many, this cycle of excuses leads us farther away from the gym and closer to a life of discomfort […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthy on Campus

It’s no secret…eating out is the fastest way to extra pounds, belly bloat, and reduced energy. Unfortunately, fast meals on campus are also the preferred method of food consumption by grad students all over. In my experience, its always better to prep your lunch and take it to campus (thanks…I know I’m great at stating […]

Becoming a Barre Babe

Over the past few months, I’ve been reconnecting with my workout routine and trying to attend more classes at my favorite fitness studio, Pure Barre Pasadena. After I began teaching classes about a year ago, my schedule changed and I wasn’t pushing myself to take as many classes (as a client) after work. My body […]

Curious About Calories

Calorie counting is something I’ve done off and on throughout the years. It’s one of my favorite hot topics to bring up with friends, because almost everyone has a strong opinion about it… “Do you REALLY think that works?!” “OK, but do you really count everything??” “Dude, just eat as much as you want as […]