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Megan

California
I'm an illustrator and Holistic Health Counselor living in Los Angeles, on a mission to prove that healthy living can be fun and indulgent. I hope to inspire others to live healthier lives by sharing what I learn along the way!
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Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie (Jamba Juice copycat) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When Austin and I moved to Los Angeles, we were introduced to Jamba Juice for the first time… and their “secret menu.” This secret menu features all sorts of cr ... Read on »
Easy Lentil, Sweet Potato & Coconut Curry (And a Giveaway!) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you’re looking for an easy and hearty vegetarian dinner, this curry is for you. It comes from my friend Gena’s new book, Choosing Raw . Many of you may a ... Read on »
Easy Peach Crisp (Vegan, Paleo) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think a fruit crisp beats a fruit pie any day. With a crisp, you get all of the flavor of pie, without having to mess with making a crust. Win win! This p ... Read on »
Creamy Thai “Peanut” Dressing (Dairy-free, Nut-free) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the keys to enjoying salads frequently is to have some delicious dressing options available. And this creamy dressing is one of my new favorites. It ... Read on »
The Do’s & Dont’s of Healthy Baby Food by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the (many) things that concerns most parents is how to properly feed their kids. It’s a topic I get asked about often, so I thought I’d share a bit of my own limite ... Read on »
Instant Peach Ice Cream (Dairy-free) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We had an unusually hot and humid weekend here in Southern California, so making ice cream seemed like an appropriate way to cool off. This peach ice cream was ... Read on »
Peanut Butter & Honey Rice Krispie Treats by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My last post left me craving…. peanut butter. Go figure. It seems that for many, peanut butter evokes memories of childhood, and these treats definitely do that ... Read on »
Are Peanuts Healthy? by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you had asked me this question ten years ago, I would said, “Of course, peanuts are good for you!” Growing up, my dad usually had some sort of fitness magazine or diet ... Read on »
Mushroom & Spinach Quinoa “Risotto” by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t know about you, but ever since watching shows like Top Chef and Hell’s Kitchen, I’ve been intimidated to try my hand at making risotto. It sounds pretty labor inte ... Read on »
Chickpea & Avocado “Egg” Salad (Vegan, Soy-free, Nut-free) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Meet my new favorite lunch. It tastes ridiculously similar to traditional egg salad, but there’s nothing traditional about it. A surprising combination of chick ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may have noticed that I’ve posted a bunch of dessert recipes lately, but I think I’ve reached a point of sweet stuff burn-out. (I’m sure it will just be temporary… my ... Read on »
Grain-Free Puppy Chow (Vegan) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I apologize in advance for sharing this recipe, because it’s seriously addictive. Which means it must be pretty darn close to the original! I don’t know abo ... Read on »
Fresh Basil Lemonade by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Summertime is the perfect time for a glass of this refreshing homemade lemonade. There’s something about the combination of lemon and fresh basil that makes thi ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Rather than showcasing another regular day of meals, I thought it might be fun to show you guys a peek at our weekend eats. The weekends used to be a time when we dine ... Read on »
The Healthiest Cookies EVER (Paleo, Vegan) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A bold statement, but these cookies deserve it. They are made with 100% whole food ingredients– no flour, no added oil, and no added sugar. And believe it or no ... Read on »
My Favorite 2-Ingredient Lotion by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Up until recently, I wasn’t interested in creating my own bath and body products. I like to keep things really simple, and over the past couple of years I’ve only used reg ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These posts should really be called “What I Ate Tuesday,” but I prefer the alliteration that Wednesday brings to the title. Here’s a peek at what I ate yesterday, while wo ... Read on »
Healthy Rice Crispy Treats (Vegan) by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s always a nice surprise when a healthier treat turns out better than the original. And that’s definitely the case with these healthier rice crispy treats! ... Read on »
9 Dairy-Free Summer Recipes by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whether you’re planning to attend a big party for Independence Day or are just looking forward to a long relaxing weekend, you may find yourself wanting to prepare somethi ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Megan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately, I don’t get the chance to eat in the morning until after our son goes down for his first nap, and I’ve been hesitant to run the juicer or blender whi ... Read on »