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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}

Rainy Day Recipe – LPN’s Vegan Coconut Red Lentil Curry Soup

After an absolutely insane week, I needed some downtime this weekend. The sleet outside called for some soul warming soup and so I set to the kitchen to see what I could throw together… without having to go to the grocery store. The concoction that was the result was blog-worthy. So, if you’re having a cozy evening at home on this Sunday, why not mix up some of these ingredients (and throw in a few of your own) and experience {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}

Gluten-free, Sugar-free & Vegan Apple Crisp Recipe + Sunday Face Mask Love with One Love Organics & Themis

Last Sunday I posted a picture on my Instagram & Facebook account of some apple crisp I made. It was gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan and downright delicious.  I guess I made enough mouths water – rightfully so, look at that picture :) –  as I had a few requests for the recipe. Well, I thought this Sunday would be a good opportunity to pass it on, so you can cozy up with a bowl yourself this evening. The perfect February desert. It’s super easy, quick, {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}

The Beauty Benefits of Honey & Why You Should Incorporate It In Your Diet & Beauty Routine

Today I have a very special guest post from beautiful Selina who sent along a brilliant post for LPN to share with you. After you’ve had a little read, I’ll give you some of my thoughts. It’s all about the honey, hunny! Guest Post from Selina Torres I often tell people I’m a foodie, but what I really mean is that I’ll eat nearly anything you put in front me. If it’s sweet, there’s a chance you may even lose {Read More}

The Best Vegan & Raw Chocolate Pudding. Ever.

I realize I haven’t been posting many recipes as of late…and I really can’t come up with a good reason as to why. So I thought, with this fine December day, and us heading into holiday season, there is no time like the present to post on some alternatives for the sugar-laden foods we tend to find ourselves around throughout December. If you catch yourself needing a sweet (and chocolately) treat, look no further than this glorious pudding recipe. The {Read More}

Coconut Oil – Your Best Natural Beauty Friend

Oh you’ve heard about it time and time again, but there is nothing like a little refresher now and again, right? This post was inspired for three reasons: I thought my last post on coconut oil for beauty could use some updating There is a new e-book on Coconut Oil for Beginners (it focuses on coconut oil’s variety of uses for health, weight loss, beauty, and recipes) I had a wonderful guest post submission from the lovelies over at Lucy Bee Extra {Read More}

Perfect Pre-Yoga Plant-Based Boost? Vega Sugar-Free Energizer Review

My brother and I are really close. While we live thousands of miles apart right now, I would argue he’s one of the closest people to me in my life. He knows me better than almost anyone – siblings usually do. I mean, who else can understand  you (and what a crazy place you’ve come from) more than your little brother? He bore the brunt of my “bossiness” growing up (which I now like to call “Leaning In“, thanks to {Read More}

LPN’s Fave {Online} Shopping Destinations for Natural Beauty

Where to buy natural beauty products? Well this post has been a long time coming, as I’m often asked the question “Where or where do you shop?!”. Well, that really depends on two things: What I am on the search for What country I’m currently blogging from You’ll notice on my blog, every product has a “where to buy link” but today I wanted to highlight some of my favourite multi-brand online shops that, without fail, have served me well {Read More}

Easy Vegan Organic Raspberry Sorbet Recipe

With summer being officially here (hurray for the Summer Solstice!), I thought it was appropriate to create an easy summer-worthy treat that anyone can enjoy. It’s quick, it’s easy and it only requires 4 ingredients in your blender. Enjoy Gorgeous!   Ingredients: 2.5 cups of raspberries (servies two) 1 date 7-8 drops of liquid Stevia 2 – 4 tablespoons of water (don’t add too much, it will make it like a smoothie :-) Just blend it all together. Be patient {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}