2018 Affordable Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

With the rising interest in self-care, I’m sure you know at least one person who is big on the wellness trend. And, if not, you probably know someone who could use a little r&r help. So, with that in mind I’ve created this wellness holiday gift guide to help you out. If you follow me on Instagram , you’ve probably already seen me post about … Continue reading 2018 Affordable Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

I tried dry brushing. Here’s what I think…

I remember the first time I was introduced to dry brushing. I booked a spa day for my birthday a few years ago and my esthetician began my treatment with the technique. Because I had never heard or experienced it before, I asked lots of questions and she informed me that it had many benefits: – it’s a great way to exfoliate to reveal smoother, … Continue reading I tried dry brushing. Here’s what I think…

2 Ingredients, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream (No Churn)

Most vegan “nice cream” recipes call for coconut milk or bananas as a base, both of which are creamy and delicious. But, I don’t always like the high sugar content of the bananas or high fat content of the coconut milk, so what’s a girl to do? I bring you: a 2 ingredient, smooth, ice-cream-like dessert that tastes amazing and is also packed with fiber … Continue reading 2 Ingredients, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream (No Churn)

Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap

On August 12, I attended Project Beauty Expo, a tradeshow dedicated to giving a platform for natural beauty and wellness brands that cater to women of color. Here, a recap of some of the brands I saw that I think should be on your radar. EA Polish – After giving birth to her daughter in 2012, nail polish aficionado, Ellyse, realized the need for fast … Continue reading Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap

Raw, Green Vegan “Cheesecake” with Kale

I’ve been slacking on recipes but after I made this 5-Ingredient raw vegan “cheesecake”, I knew that I had to get it over to you pronto. I made these 2-layer mini cakes using Pure Synergy organic kale powder my boss gifted me with a few months ago. Since then, I’ve been using the powder in everything from my protein shakes to baking. It’s non-gmo, and … Continue reading Raw, Green Vegan “Cheesecake” with Kale

I tried oil pulling. Here’s what you need to know.

So, I’ll admit it when I first heard of oil pulling I thought it was some kind of trend someone randomly invented to capitalize on the health conscious/wellness movement. I mean, how is swishing oil around in your mouth going to clean your teeth? Not to mention the fact that experts claim that in order for it to be effective, you have to do it … Continue reading I tried oil pulling. Here’s what you need to know.