Refreshing Melon and Cucumber Water

Just when I thought I could transition my closet from summer to winter, we get muggy weather.  Well, the good news is I'm sharing this deliciously refreshing flavored water recipe to cool you off!  Cucumber and melon join forces to hydrate your hard-working body while raising the interest level of plain water so you'll keep … Continue reading Refreshing Melon and Cucumber Water

Strawberry-Lime Sorbet

When the temperatures get dangerously close to the triple digits, all I want are things that will cool me down.  Like this strawberry-lime sorbet.  I found the recipe in my Vita-Mix cookbook and decided it was the perfect time to try it out.  I made a few modifications, of course, to up the health quotient.  … Continue reading Strawberry-Lime Sorbet

Raspberry-Lime Water with Cardamom

Looking for a way to turn on the flavor of your water without getting one of those "flavored waters" at the store?  Not only can they be expensive, some have weird ingredients and/or added sugar.  Blech.  This recipe for Raspberry-Lime Water with Cardamom is an all-natural way to go, one that pumps up the taste … Continue reading Raspberry-Lime Water with Cardamom

Pineapple-Mint Water with Ginger

Water is essential for our bodies, great for our skin, and should be our #1 go-to beverage choice.  But sometimes plain water is just a tad...well, plain.  Normally, I add citrus to my water, which satisfies my tastes.  This recipe goes beyond simple citrus, however, and becomes a tropical fiesta, infusing plain-Jane water with the … Continue reading Pineapple-Mint Water with Ginger

Natural Makeup Review: 100% Pure Cosmetics

I'd been hearing a buzz about 100% Pure for a while, from makeup artists, green websites, and natural-makeup lovers.  Since I needed some foundation and mascara, and I'm always on the lookout for completely non-toxic makeup, I decided to give this company a go.  I mean 100% pure is exactly what I'm looking for! While … Continue reading Natural Makeup Review: 100% Pure Cosmetics