Tag Archive for "fitness"

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 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 […]

Nov 18, 2013

Smoothies Make You Fat – Ayurveda 101

I don’t care how healthy you believe your smoothie is. How many expensive, organic super foods you’ve lovingly blended with nut milks, global dried berries, hand-foraged seeds, grass fed whey products, heirloom oils and green lake-sourced powders. If its cold, thick, damp and wet then when you drink it, it’s still cold, thick, damp and […]

Nov 3, 2013

Better Than the Best – Super Supplements

My friend Adam Silk trains competitive runners and MMA fighters. When i meet these awesome people, he’ll say “this is Kiki, she is an elite athlete.” Of course I am not exactly an elite athlete but my dedication to health, wellness, yoga and fitness and my background in dance and at one time competitive running […]

Oct 27, 2013

Don’t Live a Disposable Life

In 2005 my guy and I left hectic Los Angeles for a simpler life in a sweet house near Hilo, Hawaii. Our new life was a blessing and, I believe, the blessing of our yoga teacher Sri K. Pattabhi Jois who assured us, “Don’t worry soon you will have a house.” And through a sequence […]