Coconuts to Cool Your Pitta Fire

I love coconuts, especially during the summer months. From coconut water to coconut ice cream, there’s something about them that’s synonymous with hot weather. As always, Mother Nature has provided a good reason. Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes and low on the glycemic index. I have had a few unlucky incidences of […]

Be Your Own Drugstore Recipes for Homemade Skincare

I’m always excited when I can share safe, clean and effective personal care tips. You would be surprised at how un-natural many products marked “natural” really are. Even soaps, lotions and makeup marked organic are not always pure. Unless the label says 100% organic, it’s good to do a web search and check the ingredients in […]

Toxin-Free Skincare Good Enough to Eat!

 I made a rare trip to the drugstore yesterday and was struck by the hundreds (maybe thousands) of skin care products. I would venture to say that 99% of them contain a plethora of toxic ingredients. You’ve probably heard the saying “If you can’t eat it, don’t put it on your skin”. Well, this is no […]

Chemical Free Toiletries

Some Chemical Free Toiletries that I Love Toothpaste: Auromere Ayurvedic toothpaste Soap: Dr. Bronner’s castile soap in peppermint, almond or lavender. Works for the body, to clean the home and even laundry! Skin: Every product I have tried from Pratima Spa is incredibly luxurious and effective. They have an excellent all-natural sunscreen. For moisturizer try […]

Healthy Fun in The Sun

When did the sun, the source of life itself, become a symbol of fear? For me, it was the late 80s when I was faced with malignant melanoma and became a poster child for sunscreen. Little did I know that 20 years of slathering on chemical laden sunscreens, and depriving my body of vitamin D, […]