Tag: recipe

  • Spring cleaning

    Many of us have detoxing on the brain around this time of year. It’s a great idea to take stock of (and slowly but surely replace) the products you put in & on your body that are loaded with harmful chemicals. A good one to start with is toothpaste. Check out this list of ingredients to avoid. This Harvard study […]

  • Skinfood: Ayurvedic Golden Milk / Turmeric Latte Recipe

      Day 18 of ‪#‎SixtyDaysofSelfCare‬ – I was inspired by this post by @urbanorganica and this one by @inspiringquietly to make some chocolate golden milk (find the recipe here), but I was all out of cocao. I decided to try Jean Godfrey June’s turmeric latte recipe from goop – another modern twist on Ayurvedic golden milk.  […]

  • How to make natural toothpaste

    I hope you get a chance to try this natural toothpaste recipe – It’s fluoride free, and leaves your mouth feeling very fresh and clean. What you’ll need:  1 tbsp Baking soda 1 tbsp Organic extra virgin coconut oil (cold pressed / unrefined) – Coconut oil is better than toothpaste according to this new study. (Plus it leaves your lips nice […]

  • Vegan Cherry Chocolate Shake {two awesome recipes}

    I’m always looking for healthier ways to satisfy my sweet tooth. After three attempts to create the perfect vegan chocolate cherry shake, I came up with two that I loved. Both are delicious, and I kept forgetting that there was no dairy in them. Vegan Cherry Chocolate Shake Version 1 {The winner} 1 1/4 cups […]

  • Cocao Turmeric Peanut Butter Smoothie

    I had something else planned for this weeks post, but this smoothie recipe is too good not to share. If you’ve heard about the amazing benefits of turmeric, and have been wanting to add more into your diet, this is an easy way to sneak some in. Recipe 1 1/2 cups Almond, Coconut or Cashew […]

  • Hot cocoa with a healthy kick

    Golden milk is a hot ayurvedic drink traditionally made with milk, honey & turmeric (and a few other ingredients, depending on who you ask.) I’ve put my own spin on this by adding some mineral rich cocao and a few more spices. This is my absolute favorite way to get turmeric into my body, and […]

  • Making hibiscus tea

    I just wanted to take a moment to share one of my favorite drinks to help keep cool in the summertime – iced hibiscus tea. Growing up, I loved drinking Red Zinger tea, which has hibiscus in it ( I was that weird kid who stopped drinking pop when I was 12). Hibiscus is known […]

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract

    A couple of weeks ago I started a few tinctures and some vanilla extract. I had never made them before, and I was surprised at how easy it was. The hardest part will be the wait, which is about 6 – 8 weeks (or longer, depending on how strong you want ’em).   Tinctures are […]