Orange County Hot Spot – Peters Canyon

Peters Canyon is central Orange County’s Weekend Warrior oasis. Peters Canyon Regional Park is located in the city of Orange, right on the border of Tustin and Irvine. It’s easy to get to from either Jamboree, Newport Avenue or Chapman Avenue, making it one of the most accessible hiking spots in Orange County. There are a couple of main […]

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Orange County Hot Spot – Bodywork by Jess

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For this week’s Orange County Hot Spot, I wanted to let you know about Bodywork by Jess, my go-to spot for hands on bodywork. Bodywork is one of those terms that is hard to define. Mosby’s Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine defines massage as “the application of diverse manual techniques of touch and stroking […]

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Orange County Hot Spots – Rutabegorz

I’ve been going to Rutabegorz for 8 years and I still have no idea how to pronounce the name. To hide my ignorance, I just call it “Ruta’s”. Rutabegorz has been leading the way in developing a healthier standard for eating out, long before it became “hip and cool” to do so. Established in 1970, […]

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Orange County Hot Spots – Electric City Butchers

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Electric City Butchers, in downtown Santa Ana, truly is one of the great hidden Hot Spots of Orange County. Tucked away inside Alta Baja in the 4th street market, Electric City Butchers is an Old World style Butcher shop that reminds me of the days when being a butcher was a craft, not an after […]

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Burning the Candle at Both Ends – Boost your Immune System

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Burning the candle at both ends3 foods and 3 supplements to fireproof your immune system this festive seasonWe all know what the festive season means. It starts with chowing down on candy and partying at Halloween, then on to stuffing our faces for thanks giving, Christmas parties and then the coup de grace – New [...] Read More

HDX Fit Eagle Pose – Bald Eagle Arms

We decided to give the traditional Eagle Pose an HDX remix, and what better reincarnation that of a glorious all-American bald eagle?!Our take on this Eagle pose is one that focuses purely on the upper body, opposed to the traditional yoga pose, which binds both the upper and lower halves of your body.This eagle variation [...] Read More

Creamy Tahini Dressing – Dipping Goodness

We are huge proponents of eating a plethora of green veggies, and one tip we always give our clients is to stock your fridge with pre-washed and chopped organic veggies for whenever hunger happens to strike. For those of you who like preparing items in advance- this Creamy Tahini dressing will be your savoir. This [...] Read More

Julian Bakery Paleo Wraps

Paleo Wraps
Pseudo-wraps can be classified as one of those tricky items that are incredibly easy to mess up, whether they’re homemade or store bought. We have become experts at two things- messing up the homemade version and then purchasing carboard-esque creations. That being said, we have to give it up to Julian Bakery for creating these [...] Read More