Tag Archive for "lose weight"

Nov 10, 2014

Let’s Digest

I don’t ever suggest counting calories – dieting is so dumb, here’s my full rant on YouTube; but I do suggest understanding what they are. If we count them we might have an idea that we are counting things like fingers, or currency or pieces of chocolate. Calories are units of energy. When we eat […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nov 25, 2013

Yoga Butts

In 1993 I was an indie film actress, downtown theater artist and a yoga teacher. I left New York for Hollywood where I worked as a commercial, film and television actress as well as a yoga teacher and eventually a yoga consultant in film and TV. Ever camera ready, LA was bright and dry.  It […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aug 13, 2013

Kiki, Tell Us More About Yourself

Welcome to My Blog! Since 2011 I’ve developed my Youtube channel Kiki Says where I’ve shared a weekly short video on Natural Lifestyle that now totals 165 videos, 17,000 subscribers, and 80,000 monthly video views. I’m busy interacting with viewers via Youtube comments, emails, Facebook and Twitter. I happily thanked each of my first 1000 […]

Jun 9, 2013

Kiki Cooks Easy Black Beans – Secret Ingredient

Easy and healthy organic protein just for you. Only a few basic ingredients and then make the whole dish sweeter and yummier with this great Indian spice. Face it -everyone knows Kiki can’t keep a health secret, I just gotta share! My favorite organic health and beauty products are here . EASY BLACK BEANS  – Healthy […]