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…
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)
When I was a kid, there was no side dish I loathed more than beets. My mom used to boil it until it got very soft, and I would watch in awe as the color of the water turned into a crimson hue. After tasting it a few times, I would wonder who on earth enjoyed such a tasteless thing and all my mom told … Continue reading How to Make a Pink Beet Latte
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
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
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.
Ever since the emergence of social media, I now put more effort into the way I pour my oatmeal, wiping off the edges and laying out toppings I never used to even add to my bowls. I also probably spend way too much time deciding which color bowl to put my latest pots-workout smoothie into, and thinking about what ingredients will give it a camera-ready … Continue reading How to make a Healthy, but Instagrammable Smoothie Bowl