How do you stop wearing makeup?

How do you stop wearing makeup?

So recently I’ve been reading a lot about how toxic the cosmetic products we use everyday are.  Some of the worst ingredients are sulfates, parabens and sodium benzoate.  Not only are many of these in over 90% of our cosmetics, but some have known carcinogenic effects, while others have been shown to disrupt our nervous … Continue reading

Should we all be eating vegan?

Should we all be eating vegan?

I just watched the documentary Forks over Knives.  It was an amazing, informative, eye-opening documentary, but again…left me with more questions about food and diet! The premise of the documentary is that we should all be eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet.  This diet can prevent and even cure some of our top diseases (including the … Continue reading

Are Soy Products Evil?

Are Soy Products Evil?

The more I embark on this healthy eating and cooking quest, the more I  realize how difficult healthy eating really is.   I have just learned that a lot of the foods and eating practices I had and thought were healthy, are not.  The first is a misconception that being vegetarian is automatically healthy. Eating … Continue reading

How do you ask another woman for her number?

How do you ask another woman for her number?

Yes, I haven’t blogged in ages and it’s not because I’m a terrible person, it’s because I’ve been sick.  Really sick, and I don’t want to blog about that…so on to other topics! Today Anjali and I had planned a playdate with one of her friends from school, since they were both off for Easter … Continue reading

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve always believed that any time of year is good for resolutions, but it’s definitely thrilling to have that fresh-start-feeling for 2013.  There are a few things I’m working on this year. I know it’s cliche, but healthy eating is on my list.  I got some wonderful new cookbooks for Christmas, so I really want … Continue reading

Just Peel and Blend

Just Peel and Blend

In this quest to eat healthy, I’ve realized there are some things that are just not worth the pain and suffering caused to my taste-buds and gag reflex.   Yeah sardines, I’m talking to you.  Today I smugly opened a can of sardines that bragged of Iron, Omega-3s and Calcium on its label.  I took a look, … Continue reading