LPN Interviews Megan Cannon: Yogini & Wellness Goddess – Natural Beauty Tips & Tricks

Today I have a very special LPN interview with an absolutely incredible natural beauty: Megan Cannon. Megan was one of the yoga teachers/inspirers at my Yandara Yoga Teacher Training last month in Bali. When she first walked in the room,  I was instantaneously struck by her natural beauty, but the way this Goddess radiated, I knew she was something very special.  You could feel her love from across the room — and her presence was filled with kindness, compassion and true inner {Read More}

LPN’s April & May Faves: Natural Beauty Love

This might be considered cheating — but I slammed April & May faves into one post this month. Why? Well, because life has been a bit crazy as of late and I haven’t been able to update as frequently as I would like. Excuses aside, summer is coming and I can’t wait to have a bit more time to tell you about all the wonderful goodness I’ve come across over these last few months. In today’s post, I’ll focus on {Read More}

Detox Retreat with Mariagården – A Review (Photos!) + Detox Green Smoothie Recipe!

One of the most important things you can do for your natural beauty is take time for yourself.  This afternoon I am writing  you with so much love and gratitude after experiencing a truly magical 5 days at Mariagaården Retreat in Sweden.  I have been completely nourished inside and out with amazing raw food, spiritual cleansing and beautiful people. Every cell in my being is feeling brand new and I am excited for what waits around the corner in this {Read More}

Guilt-Free Chocolate on Saturday Morning: Chocolate is a Salad Smoothie Recipe

I posted the below picture on Instagram yesterday, and I have to say today’s smoothie recipe kind of brings the truth out of it :) I was craving something a little sweeter this morning, so I put these fun ingredients in a blender and I have to say, I am pleasantly surprised. It’s a quick and easy recipe too, so hope you enjoy! Ingredients: 1 Frozen banana 1 heaping TBS of chia seeds (mega omegas!) Handful of kale (about 1 {Read More}

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Brew Kombucha – Kombucha for Beauty

The “Champagne of Life” (also known as Kombucha) is a probiotic-rich fermented tea that has been around for centuries. This easy to brew beauty elixir is something the wellness community around the world has be doing for years – and many companies are making buckets of cash marketing their fruity versions of this health elixir. Well wouldn’t you know it, it’s actually extremely cheap, easy – and dare I say fun – to brew your own at home. Drink up {Read More}

Breakfast that makes your skin glow? Get the Earthsprout App!!

If this is the first you’ve heard of Earthsprout, you can thank me later. ;-) Earthsprout is one of my “religious” blogs. “Religious”, meaning I go to it on the weekly for raw food inspiration, eats and treats. Earthsprout is the brainchild of Sweden-based organic farmer, raw food / health coach and green gourmet chef, Elenore Bendel Zahn.  While never having met her, I can tell through her words she is as beautiful on the inside as she is on {Read More}

Sprouted Greens Smoothie Recipe

Happy Tuesday Gorgeous! Here is a great recipe for those in need (or want) of a fibre packed detox – complete with sprouts and herbs! This type of smoothie is great with any sprouts you have – throw them in and throw them on top. I’ve blogged about the beauty benefits of sprouts before, and you can find all those details here. In the mean time, blend yourself up some greenie goodness.   Ingredients: Handful of parsley Handful of sprouts {Read More}

LPN Smoothie Recipes: Super Alkaline Summer Berry Smoothie

This one is a phenomenal blend for hot days. It is so refreshing and hydrating (for keeping that skin soft and smooth), and I can promise, you will be back for more. You might want to make it a double and freeze it into popsicles for a healthy summer treat. Who needs the popsicle man? Enjoy beauties! X K

LPN Smoothie Recipes: Almond Berry Bliss

I make a lot of smoothies, but I have always just put the recipes up on my Instagram and Facebook. After a chat with one of my dear friends, she requested that I start putting them on my blog too. Who am I to deny such a request? Thanks to one of my nearest and dearest, I’ll start posting my recipes on my blog more often. Many of my recipes (mixtures? combinations?) include greens – but sometimes they are in disguise. {Read More}

Radiate Natural Beauty Everyday with 6 Wellness Acts before 8:30 AM

The morning is one of the most wonderful parts of my day. It’s true “me” time… that is, if I get up early enough. It’s a time to indulge and treat yourself well; it’s a time to set your day in a positive trajectory and it’s a time to start your beauty routine, before you even pick up your cleanser. It’s amazing what you can accomplish in the morning by getting up an hour earlier, even an extra fifteen minutes can do {Read More}

How to Make Your Own Almond Milk & Some Thoughts on Dairy

When it comes to beautiful skin and hair, you might be surprised to know that dairy products can actually hamper your natural beauty goals. We have been told since a young age that we must eat dairy for the health of our bones, to promote healthy intestinal flora (think Activia yogurt belly dancing ads), weight loss and for the cool white moustache. But really think about it. Milk comes from the breast of a cow – to feed her young. Humans are {Read More}

Best Vegan Protein Powder: Vega One Review

I’m a huge believer that you can get everything you need from the foods that come out of this earth – it their full form; however, there has been times when my time-pressed schedule has prevented me from preparing all the veggies I need for my green smoothie to start my day. It is on these days that I reach for my ever trusty Vegan Protein Powder Vega One. (I’ve previously mentioned it in my Best Green Smoothie Recipe post here). {Read More}

A Season of Tea – The Best of the Best Herbal Teas

Summer has finally come to an end for me. My last vacation has be taken… just in time for autumn. Without a doubt, fall is my favourite season – the root vegetables, the leaves, cute boots and of course, tea! Loads and loads of tea! Those who know me are familiar with my fondness of tea – that is, herbal tea. A herbal tea (also known as a tisane) is a herbal infusion made with anything other than the leaves from {Read More}

Beauty Benefits of Ginger – Detox Ginger Tea Recipe

Good Morning, Gorgeous! It’s morning and I just finished drinking some ginger tea, so I thought it would be appropriate to share some of the wonderful beauty properties ginger possesses. Why is Ginger Beneficial for Beauty? I always talk about beauty coming from the inside out – literally – and that is one of the reasons why ginger is such a critical element to add to your beauty regimen. Ginger is one of the best digestive aids that money can {Read More}

The Bachelor’s Courtney Robertson Reveals Her Green Smoothie Recipe

I’m a big fan of the Green Juice/Green Smoothie in the morning, in the afternoon… heck, I love them all the time. Last month I blogged about my favorite Green Smoothie Recipe and the beauty benefits of drinking it daily. I am certain this is what celebrities are doing behind closed doors every morning in order to keep themselves looking fit and skin glowing… Ok, and working out 6 hours a day. ;) Well, she may not be a “celebrity” {Read More}