Stairs are a great way to squeeze in cardio at a walking pace, without placing undue pressure on our knees and lower back, unlike running. Plus, climbing stairs tones and builds our glutes, and helps to lift our bottoms. A great way to get ready for bikini season. Here in LA, we have several sets of stairs around the northern end of Santa Monica. If you're in town, journey to locate them, then give them a try!
Cabbage leaves are great to use as 'shells' to stuff with my favorite fillings to create different hand helds. Olive Tapenade, Candied Onions, Chiffonade Green Cabbage fill a beautiful purple cabbage leaf and adds crunch. Recipes and video included.
I was invited to speak on a panel with superstars Rachelle Carson Begley (married to Ed Begley), Sophie Uliano (author), Izabella Miko (actress), Carly Harrill (writer), Karen Stewart Brown (fashion), Kris Willey, and Alexandra Spunt (author) in Culver City, CA at the Women of the Green Generation event.
This year my family celebrated Mom's birthday in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. the weather and water were beautiful, though fresh, raw, whole foods were hard to find
I made Acai smoothies on FOX in San Diego for host Raoul Martinez...
This is a book trailer for Ani's Raw Food Essentials, I'll show you how to make a Coconut Cake with Nutella Hazelnut Sauce.
...photos from my book tour day 1+2 in Hollywood, CA taken by Tyler Golden
Watch my latest episode on Supreme Master TV satellite network. I’ll show you how to make superfood raw chocolate candies and raw chocolate dipped strawberries and bananas, sprinkled with goji berries and hemp seeds. Liquid Chocolate, page 74 •1 cup cacao butter, melted •1/2 cup cacao powder •1 Tablespoon mesquite powder •1 teaspoon maca powder
Read my interview by Sarah Crowhurst on the Secret Society of Vegans website, and enter for a chance to win a copy of Ani’s Raw Food Desserts. The site’s got interviews with hardcore vegan punk and metal rockers, and takes me down memory lane to my good old days of punk. Cool to see these vegans who you’d never guess would be vegan!
Read a review of Ani’s Raw Food Desserts at Tasting Table LA.