Green Apple Smoothie Recipe Plus Giveaway!


The green apples on our tree have matured early this year due to the global-warming trend that only seems to be affecting California.  I'm loving that … [Read more...]

Who Knew? Six International Folk Remedies for Common Ailments


See how different cultures tackle the most common ailments, naturally. Sore throats In the Ukraine, many people relive sore throats by gargling … [Read more...]

Health Trivia: Why Every Cook Should Be Growing Tomatoes


Yesterday I was cooking my famous honey-lavender chicken, which calls for searing fat-filled chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet, and got a hot … [Read more...]

Pre-Workout ‘Beauty’ Smoothie Also Helps with Hair, Nail Growth


I've had a love/hate relationship with carbohydrates for the last couple of years, trying to figure out the "magic combination" that will give me the … [Read more...]

The Secret to My Bodacious ‘Fro Is…

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Well, it's probably a combination of things. I've been taking a slew of hair vitamins that actually work, but I've recently added another to the … [Read more...]

Namaste Your Way to Sexy: September is National Yoga Month!


September is National Yoga Month, and now's the time to jump on the bandwagon, because yoga studios all over the country are offering FREE YOGA … [Read more...]

Tried and True: Hair Vitamins that REALLY Work.


We've all been there, walking down the vitamin aisle looking for vitamins that will transform our hair from this...   To this... In … [Read more...]

Day Twelve of 28 Days of Heart Health: New Studies Say Fish Oil Not Effective Protection Against Heart Disease


Well this is disappointing news. Looks like all the promotion about fish oil lending protection against heart disease might have been more gimmick … [Read more...]

Buh-Bye Achy Joint Mornings: My New, Greatly Improved Beauty, Strength, and Vitality Shake


Mornings can be really tough on me. Sometimes I wake up with shoulder pain, lower back aches and knee pain. Since I've not had any injuries, I'm … [Read more...]

Got a Sweet Tooth? Fish Oil: A Unlikely Alternative for Sugary Syrup On Ice Cream


This is Year Two of me giving up refined carbohydrates and dramatically reducing my overall sugar intake to 15-20 grams per day. It sounds like very … [Read more...]