February 27, 2018

A super simple, very versatile recipe is here to end the month of February. It's still very cold and uncomfortable, which makes me crave a lot of warm, cooked foods. And while we know that leafy greens are the foundation of vibrant health, eating them in a raw sal...

February 27, 2018

The time is here! By the end of this week I will be embarking on a trip - all by myself! No baby attached. I am excited and super worried of course. I keep repeating the mantra "Baby Zand will be fine!". And then I think of all the wonderful things that I can do when I...

February 23, 2018

Do you hit the snooze button a few times every morning, before you drag yourself out of bed and to your coffee machine? Stay in bed today, and join me for 5 minutes of stretches to wake up the body in a gentle way. You will feel refreshed and energized to take on the d...

February 22, 2018

This month's energy balls are green - not to scare you but to add a nutrient boost with the help of spirulina. Spirulina is a blue green algae, that grows in freshwater lakes and rivers. It can be found in a powdered form in health food stores or online (see below). Sp...

February 21, 2018

Activated charcoal is definitely the newest health trend. You may have seen black detox lemonades pop up, that are supposed to cleanse your digestive tract. And in a way they do... let's look at what activated charcoal does for you. 

First of all, activated charcoa...

February 20, 2018

Today's recipe is one from the upcoming "Nourishing mom" workshop this weekend. This soup is epic in restoring mom's energy - no matter if you gave birth a few days or a few years ago. It's perfectly balanced to make sure you get long lasting energy to refuel your ener...

February 20, 2018

So you just found out you are pregnant. Congratulations! This is the exciting beginning of a whole new adventure for you... especially getting to know your body's inner workings in very new, intimate ways. Say hello to pregnancy cravings, and the weirdest food combinat...

February 16, 2018

It's YouTube Friday, and I've got a burner for your core today. Come and join me for 20 minutes to learn how to engage all of your core muscles properly - your abs, your pelvic floor, and your lower back. I will give you cues that you can use with any exercise you do i...

February 15, 2018

While Chinese New Year may not be important to you, it is very deeply part of who we are as a family: I was raised in a Chinese environment, Arman and I met in China, Baby Zand was born in China, and even though we left Shanghai two years ago, China is still a big part...

February 15, 2018

This question comes up on most of my raw chocolate posts, so I thought today - the day of chocolate - would be the perfect day to answer this question.

I have touched upon this subject before, and the difference between raw chocolate and regular chocolate, but I am ha...

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