Earth Day Denim Upcycle

April 22, 2015

Spring is here! That means it’s time for one of my absolute favorite activities—spring cleaning. There’s nothing like opening all the windows and doors and soaking in the fresh April breeze while scrubbing the house to...

Indian Healing Clay

April 8, 2015

Another one of my favorites for deep pore cleansing is Indian Healing Clay from Aztec Secret. You can find it at Whole Foods or online stores like Amazon. This clay is magical! It’s also great for all skin types, especially acne prone....

Homemade Face Masks

March 6, 2015

I’ve always loved beauty products, masks, and lotions—anything that smells good and feels good on my skin! Although I’ve explored many products from different lines, I often end up liking home remedies the best. There’s just something...

Juice: Fall Loaf

October 6, 2014

I cannot even begin to tell you all how excited I am to share this recipe because growing up nothing ever went to waste. As you can imagine, wasting good juice-pulp can be torturous on me. Yes—it makes great compost, and one day in the...

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Beef Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

September 29, 2014

Nothing excites me more than the sound of food trucks honking their horns. It reminds me of growing up on the Border and walking over the bridge into Mexico, and the waft of spices coming from those street vendors was always so...

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Juice: Cool As A Blueberry

September 22, 2014

It might be said that we know more about what not to eat—processed, salty, and sugary foods— than what to eat, but there are some foods with proven healing properties that cannot be overlooked. Many of these medicinal foods are great...

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Kung Pao Shrimp and Wasabi Quinoa

September 15, 2014

Sometimes the old taste buds are calling for something exotic, but there’s nothing worse than going to the grocery store and not being able to find the exotic ingredients listed. Here’s one of my favorite recipes with an easy-to-find...

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Juice: Grapple Berry Mint

September 8, 2014

It isn’t a secret that grapefruit is chock-full of vitamin C, which can come in handy during cold and flu season, but this fleshy fruit also contains citric acid, natural sugars, and many essential oils. Not to mention it possesses...

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Singapore Fried Quinoa

September 1, 2014

While living abroad, one favorite place that holds some of my fondest memories is Singapore. That place might very well be responsible for my strange fondness for humidity and maybe the reason why you can catch me running at 3pm in the...

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Whole Grain Bread Made With Love

August 18, 2014

Bread gets a bad rap. From those who avoid gluten to those who avoid carbs, it doesn’t make it into lunchboxes like it used to, and at restaurants, many forgo the breadbasket altogether. Moving to a small town, my eyes have been opened...

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