Health & Wealth

Health & Wealth

  Do you have to be wealthy to stay healthy? Many people believe they can’t afford healthier options because at first glance, organic produce, higher quality prepared foods, and alternative health modalities appear more expensive. But fiber rich, nutrient dense food is almost always the best bargain for your health and wallet. For example, the plant… READ MORE…

Confused by the Coconut Conundrum?

Confused by the Coconut Conundrum?

Like millions of other coconut lovers, you may feel utterly confused about recent media coverage of coconut oil. For some years now, it’s been revered as a skin saving, metabolism boosting, brain building, teeth whitening, virus killing, hair conditioning, fountain of youth and health. But in the last few weeks, we’ve seen respectable news sources… READ MORE…

Celebrating Freedom!

Celebrating Freedom!

Happy 4th of July week! As the US celebrates freedom and liberty, we wish you sparkling health and freedom from the symptoms of the western diet: Low energy Food hangovers Rapid aging Poor digestion Chronic disease Apathy Brain fog Excess weight More than anything else, what we put in our bodies determines how we feel… READ MORE…

Breath Techniques for Energy, Calm, and Clarity

Breath Techniques for Energy, Calm, and Clarity

There is an ancient proverb that says, “He who half breathes, half lives.” One of my yoga students took the concept a little further and said, “He who doesn’t breathe, doesn’t live.” While we obviously need to keep that in mind (lol), the main problem is that most of us are shallow breathers. Breathing rapidly… READ MORE…

Multinational Cucumber Salad

Multinational Cucumber Salad

Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ tsp black mustard seeds ¼ tsp cumin seeds 1 Tbsp sucanat, honey, maple syrup, or coconut sugar* 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and deseeded 1 jalapeño pepper, deseeded and diced ½ cup roasted peanuts (or almonds or walnuts) ⅓ cup dried large-flake coconut, toasted 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice scant… READ MORE…

Tequila vs Wheatgrass

Tequila vs Wheatgrass

Do you love doing shots but want to be healthy? We have a solution… Do wheat grass shots! This gorgeous emerald green superfood beverage will make you feel SO good* that you won’t even want tequila shots anymore! Let’s be honest, tequila is fun for a few hours, but then your skin looks like a… READ MORE…

What do you REALLY want for Mother’s Day?

What do you REALLY want for Mother’s Day?

What do you really want for Mother’s day? The same old, same old – chocolate and flowers? Sure chocolate tastes good, but you don’t necessarily appreciate the after effects. Flowers are pretty, but they don’t last very long. How about the gift that keeps giving… something that makes your body lighter and brighter, your skin… READ MORE…

Cleansing Kitchari

Cleansing Kitchari

This powerful cleansing meal from Ayurveda balances your doshas (energies)! Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your taste. Don’t let the long ingredient list scare you – the active prep time is minimal. Spices are anti-inflammatory and chock full of antioxidants. This meal is also rich in protein and fiber. Some people eat this… READ MORE…