ginger lime drink

ginger + lime drink

Chasing what's left of summer? This ginger-lime bevvie can help! ginger-lime refresher (one serving) 1.5 inch of ginger 1 cup water 2 tsp lime juice 2 tsp agave nectar or honey a dash of salt ice 1. Crush and grind the ginger with the cup of water. Strain the ginger juice. 2. Add the lime juice,…

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Radha Beauty Hyaluronic Acid Serum

review: radha beauty hyaluronic acid serum

Here's a quick and dirty review of this amazing little beauty product! I'll mention up front that this isn't a sponsored post; I purchased this product on my own, and I just love, love, love it. If you're like me, you're always in the market for a magical serum that will take care of all of your skin…

coriander seeds

roasted coriander seed tea

Don't you just hate it when PMS cramps your style?! via GIPHY I hear you, queen. Thankfully, my mother, and her mother before her, shared a little secret with me to help keep those pesky symptoms at bay: coriander seeds! Coriander, also called cilantro, provides a great source of dietary fiber, magnesium, iron, vitamin c,…

Yogurt

homemade yogurt

It's a 100 degree day, you've eaten more ice cream than you care to admit, and while you want to continue eating something cool, you just can't bring yourself to eating more 'scream. What's a gal to do? Make some vitamin-packed, gut-friendly yogurt, of course. Why, you may ask? Homemade yogurt is inexpensive and environmentally-friendly. It's…

neem oil

Neem oil! What the who? Derived from the fruits and seeds of the neem tree, a plant indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, neem oil is a long-kept Indian beauty/health secret. I remember my grandmother's neem tree and how often she'd use its leaves/oil for both cosmetic and medicinal purposes. Neem is jam-packed with fatty acids,…

Summer Shoe Edit

minimalist summer shoe edit

Is it safe to say that every would-be minimalist has a vice? Maybe just me? Bueller? Bueller? Needless to say, my vice is shoes. Oh, yeah. Big time. via Giphy I'm happy to say that I'm working on it, though and have whittled down my summer shoe wardrobe to 3 pairs of shoes. This shoe…

turmeric and besan

gram flour, turmeric, and milk mask

Growing up in an Indian household provided a treasure trove of natural beauty and skincare solutions. Not to mention delicious food, beautiful saris, yoga, and Ayurveda (a system of holistic medicine)...but that's a story for another day... via Pinterest Now that we've all been captivated by Aishwarya Rai, let's get back to business. Growing up,…