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Fruit Parfaits with Walnut Crumble and Lemon Cashew Cream

The last Thursday of every month Imagine hosts a Free Nutrition Workshop led by Jackie Farah and Natalie Peterson. During each of their workshops Jackie prepares a wonderful recipe tasting that features the topic of the month. May’s topic was: Nuts & Seeds. Enjoy this delicious, guilt free dessert and join us for one of our upcoming workshops. Scroll below…

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Quinoa Avocado Salad with Dried Fruit, Walnuts and Lemon-Cumin Vinaigrette

The last Thursday of every month Imagine hosts a Free Nutrition Workshop led by Jackie Farah and Natalie Peterson. During each of their workshops Jackie prepares a wonderful recipe tasting that features the topic of the month. April’s topic was: Grains. Enjoy this delicious dish and join us for one of our upcoming workshops. Scroll below the recipe for…

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Nutrition Tips for Runners

Here are 7 strategies to make sure that you get the most out of your run by eating a healthy, balanced diet. Eat Real Food – If you are a distance runner, chances are you will be relying on quick and easy to ingest and digest forms of nutrients during your long training runs and on race day. Do…

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Savory Spring Soup

Ingredients: 2 quarts vegetable broth 1 cup uncooked barley 2 large carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes (w/juice) 1 zucchini, chopped 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans (drained) 1 onion, chopped 3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon curry…

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Tips for Getting Started with Healthy Eating

Eating Healthy can be overwhelming. I always suggest that you start small. Tackle one thing at a time. As you read over this list, what stands out as something you know you could implement into your life right now? Choose the one thing from these 10 tips that would be easiest to fit into your lifestyle. Set yourself up…

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Marie’s Fitness Journey to the LA Marathon

My Journey to the 2016 Los Angeles Marathon I love to run.  Running has been a major part of my life for the last fifteen years.  I began running when I was 22 to lose weight.  I not only lost weight but I found myself and a passion for running that has not subsided.  Through all life’s ups and…

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Jackie’s Sunday Oatmeal

If you attend Sunday morning Yoga at Imagine you know that Jackie brings us in yummy treats to enjoy with a cup of coffee after class. A few weeks ago she brought in a batch of homemade baked oatmeal and it was a hit! We had several requests for the recipe so we thought we would share it with…

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Bare Bones Fitness & Yoga – With John Farah

A note from your instructor: “You all have known me for many years. You know I am passionate about staying fit. Why? Because it makes me feel good, more upbeat and positive. Being fit is a lifestyle I have chosen. It helps me maintain flexibility, strength and balance. Flexibility, strength and balance are always extremely important, and as we…

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