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May 24, 2017 - 9:16am

Basic Beauty Bowl

Pictured: Basic Beauty Bowl

I have always believed that beauty starts from the inside out. Your health shows on your face, in your skin, in how you move your body and how your mind feels. When you feel good, you look good and are more confident in your own skin.

Related: 19 Foods for Beautiful Skin

In my newest book, Beauty from the Inside Out, I share my favorite wellness secrets...

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May 23, 2017 - 9:17am

 

Growing up, I had one goal and one goal only in the summer: attend as many parties as possible that would feature a big ol' ice cream cake. Well that, and draw the largest chalk town on the street to scooter through before it rained again. But back to the cake—layers of ice cream separated by crunchy cookie chunks was my jam. And now that I'm "all grown up," I still crave those luscious, frozen layers as soon as the...

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May 23, 2017 - 9:00am

Sweet Potato Chips

We've all been there: caught with our hand at the bottom of a chip bag that is somehow now empty. We promised ourselves just a few, but what happened?

It can be easy to go overboard when it comes to snacking, particularly when crunchy, salty chips are involved. While there is no need to deprive yourself of life's simple pleasures (we're looking at you, potato chips), why not try a healthier version? Make your own chips right in your oven using vegetables like beets, Brussels sprouts, kale and sweet potatoes. You'll cut calories while enjoying the satisfying crunch we all love, without the greasy mess of a deep-fat fryer. And if you have kids, this is a genius way to get...

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May 18, 2017 - 9:26am

Move over, pineapple bowls, there's a new (healthy) stuffed shell taking over and we're just as obsessed as everyone else on social media. Coconut fruit bowls—aka halved coconuts filled with yummy smoothies, fruit or a combo of both—are sweeping Pinterest and why wouldn't they be? Coconuts are a classic summer staple (ingredient-wise), they make you feel like you're on vacation (always a good thing) and they're the gift that keeps on giving (you can scoop the flesh out with a spoon to nosh on once the filling is gone). While a coconut might seem a little scary to crack, there's actually an easy way to do it—watch a tutorial here—or you can always cheat and buy...

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May 11, 2017 - 9:13pm

Here's how I know I'm in the right place: The sun yawns across my back as I reach for another bouquet of aromatic mint, basil, rosemary, lavender. I bury my face in their leaves and buds. Scent envelops me, a suggestion of the soup, pesto, juice, body scrub to come. It's just the farmers' market, but it's magic—I'm in the epicenter of urban culinary potential, the birthing place of inspiration for my new book, Kale...

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