With the warmer months upon us, its time to kick your healthy clean lifestyle into full gear. The holiday eats are long gone, so get out and shape up for the beautiful spring and summer seasons. Your wardrobe and junk drawer are not the only things that need rejuvenation this time of year either.  Besides the basic juice cleanse or DIY […]

My Top 3 Favorite Essential Oils

No matter what age, taking care of your skin is extremely important. Especially for me, a resident of Southern California where the air is dry, I am constantly on the lookout for remedies and products that will leave my skin silky and smooth. The following oils are my three essentials that are not filled with any harmful chemicals or additives, […]

Vegan Peanut Butter Maple Cookies

Maintaining a vegan diet can be difficult, especially if you enjoy sweets. However, just because I have a desire to eat healthfully does not mean that I have to neglect one of my passions, which is baking. Vegan cooking and baking is possible if you are patient and open minded. It’s all about finding the right ingredient combinations. My take on Karlie Kloss’ […]

7 Protein Packed Vegan Foods

  A question that vegans and vegetarians oftentimes receive: “But where do you get your protein?” Well believe it or not, there are more ways than one to get the proper nutrients without eating animal products. Quinoa Quinoa is a fabulous source of protein, coming in a 8.14 prams per cup. This versatile grain is perfect in stir frys, salads […]

Something Different: My YouTube Channel!

Happy Thursday everyone! I come to you with something a little different for my blog today. Prompted by Rimmel London’s Blogger Contest, I made my first YouTube video last week! I show you my best “London Look”,  as the contest asked participants to make a video highlighting what we think is quintessential London style and beauty. This video was so much […]

Vegan Whipped Cream + Healthy Parfait Dessert

With the start of a new year, many of us are making an effort when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Cutting sugar and dairy out of your diet is one change you can make in order to make a healthier shift.  For those of you who are sugar and dessert addicts like myself, the following recipe is one of […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Her

We’ve all been there. You’re completely out of time, work has stopped you from getting to the mall, and you’re out fresh out of gift ideas. Well, just because there’s just two more days until Christmas, doesn’t mean you have to give half-hearted gifts that have no thought or effort behind them. I’m here to your rescue with 5 thoughtful […]

‘Tis the season of dinner parties and family get togethers, cocktail hours and festive nights out. With the busyness of the season and stress from holiday shopping and travel plans, how to properly behave at a get together is probably not on the forefront of your brain. But, there’s no need to worry if you’re concerned about that classy affair […]

Holiday Apple Pie from Scratch

There’s no doubt that apple pie is a holiday staple. Impress your family this December with my classic apple pie recipe, made entirely from scratch with all (somewhat) healthy ingridients. Ditch the store bought pies and pre-made crust, and take your baking to the next level. Here’s what you’ll need: For crust: 1 cup of butter (2 small sticks) 3 cups […]

Helpful Hints on How to Beat Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is in full swing. Friendsgivings, big family dinners, work potlucks- the amount of food to be consumed over the next few weeks can do some considerable damage in the weight department. Not only are the get togethers and gatherings filling up your schedule by the minute, but the classic dishes that we all know and love are unfortunately […]