Aug 13, 2014

Feed Your Skin with Ceramide Rich Avocado

Here’s my newest article as Natural Beauty Expert at About.com. Feed Your Skin with Ceramide Rich Avocado We can thank the Aztecs for cultivating the Avocado. The Aztecs called their prized crop ahuacatl finding it similar in shape to the testicle, which shared the same name. The Spanish heard ahuacatl and said aguacate and the English heard […]

Aug 13, 2014

Sprouts – Foods That Heal

If you don’t love sprouts it’s probably because you’ve never grown your own and tasted how fresh, vibrant and clean they are. And if you think eating organic is expensive, it’s probably because you’ve never grown sprouts! After the initial investment of buying organic seeds, which last ages, you’re eating for pennies a day.  Sprouts are versatile […]

Mar 23, 2014

Lift Eyes and Cheeks with Ayurvedic Sculpting Scrub

Yes, we can reduce puffy eyes, face, neck and throat with our secret yoga herb. What I’m going to share with you today is a face scrub that’s going to tone and sculpt your face. We have 3 ingredients. Calamus. Calamus is an herb from India. It moves and drains lymph. A lot of the […]

Feb 25, 2014

Oil Pulling – Kiki Speaks

Kiki, do you oil pull? No I don’t oil pull. if I could ever have a last word on something, let it be this. And now. No, I don’t do oil pulling. Kiki, can you make a video on oil pulling? No, I’m sorry I can’t. Because I don’t do it. Why oil pulling is good? Oil pulling […]

Feb 3, 2014

The Award Goes to …

There are 5 stages of a celebrity’s career. Who is ____? Get me ____! Get me a ____ type! Get me a young ____! Who is ____? I’ve been eating kale for years.  Decades. Passionately steaming, roasting, blending and juicing kale. I massage kale into salads and bake it into diaphanous chips. When speaking of […]

Jan 27, 2014

Yoga is Everywhere

In 1995 I first travelled to Mysore, India to study Ashtanga Yoga with Sri K Pattabhi Jois in his small yoga school at the back of his modest home. 12 students fit in the classroom at a time, with mats overlapping one onto the next. The room was heated by the efforts of 12 students […]

Dec 22, 2013

Best Chai Ever – Boost Digestion and Winter Health

I didn’t realize I omitted any sweetener in my chai until after I shot the video. Just cause I don’t use it, i didn’t add it for you. I think you’ll be glad I didn’t. These spices are so aromatic and sweet that they will satisfy your sweet tooth, if you let them. So let […]

Dec 15, 2013

Winter Pickles for Winter Health

Our overall health and best digestion rely on healthy bacteria, so let’s stay healthy all winter long with naturally fermented pickles. We are not going to ignore those giant heavy winter root vegetables especially after carrying home 22 lbs worth in my winter CSA farm share. On my bike. In the snow! Eating seasonally and […]

Dec 8, 2013

Essential Eye Serum – Geranium and Neroli – Tutorial

Buying mystery goop in a jar for a lot of money is like playing the lottery: you hope you’ll pick a lucky combo and actually look and feel more beautiful. Well don’t waste your time, money, or dreams – make your own beauty oils and serums and be a winner every time. My serum smells […]

Dec 1, 2013

Better Than A Flu Shot

These days we tend to eat very few foods. We have an idea that broccoli is healthy and so the only green in the fridge is broccoli. Or kale. Every day, all year, for every meal in every town and city. Now broccoli and kale are flown around the globe and trucked across the land […]