• Have you ever wondered if you could get more milage out of your produce? Learn how to make strawberry water to make your strawberries go a little further!
    Drinks,  Recipes

    How to Make Strawberry Water

    I am so in love with summer – absolutely everything about it!  I love the sun, the beach, and a cool ocean breeze.  I love the smell of barbecued chicken and freshly cut grass.  I love sun-kissed skin, painted nails and…

  • My fresh veggie salad is the perfect lunch for a hot summer day. It's so delicious and healthy, that you'll thank yourself after eating it. Healthy and yummy? I'd say that's a win-win! Recipe at JessExplainsItAll.com
    Food,  Recipes

    Fresh Veggie Salad

    Oh man.  Is it ever hot in Los Angeles this week!  Let me just preface by saying that we normally have a temperature fluctuation of absolutely no more than ten degrees (fahrenheit) on any given day.  We normally are just around…

  • A delicious (and healthy) recipe for Avocado Boats with Pea, Feta and Mint that can be assembled quickly with no cooking required. This is healthy done right! Check out the recipe at JessExplainsItAll.com
    Food,  Recipes

    Avocado Boats with Pea, Feta and Mint

    If there’s anything I could eat for any meal of the day, it would definitely be avocados.  Aaaaaaaaaaand maybe pizza too… OMG, WAIT, AVOCADO PIZZA.  (I’m going to put a pin in that idea and come back to it later.  🙂  I’ll…

  • Jess Explains It All - Veggie Eggs Benedict
    Food,  Recipes

    Veggie Eggs Benedict

    I have been vegan for the past year, and to jumpstart my diet to get healthy for 2014 I decided to add back in a little bit of the non-vegan foods.  The thing I found that I missed the most…

  • Seitan Stir-Fry with Black Bean Garlic Sauce - Jess Explains It All
    Food,  Recipes

    Seitan Stir-Fry with Black Bean Garlic Sauce

    I’ve been trying lots of different meat substitutes lately, and trying to decide what I like best.  I don’t use meat substitutes for all of my protein, but I do use it for some of my protein, so I’m trying…

  • Grapefruit and Drugs, a Dangerous Combination - Jess Explains It All
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    Grapefruit and Drugs, A Dangerous Combination

    Before today, I’d never heard anyone say anything negative about grapefruits…well, other than maybe that they’re a little tangy. But dangerous? I’d never heard that. Good thing I started doing my own research! Grapefruits are supposed to be good for…

  • Fitness

    Fitness Machines…Friend or Foe?

    So, I am a huge gym enthusiast.  I started going to lose some weight and gain a more healthy lifestyle.  Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t always loved the gym…I used to either want to die or go home early.…