• Vanlife Cooking: “Let food be thy medicine!”

    Aside from the wilderness aspect and escaping normality, vanlife for our family is all about the food. God-made, wholesome, organic, clean, and healthy food. What would be the point of living the magical #VanLife if we are not fit, strong and healthy? Life on the road is always changing. We park up in new settings and we would […]

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    February 1, 2021 By inAra
  • Natural Products Expo West 2019 – Top Trends and Tips

    It’s HERE!!! It’s time for Natural Products Expo West (NPEW) 2019! Blogging gives me the greatest pleasure to attend many conferences/press trips over the years, but to be part of the press team for Expo West – the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry – is absolutely an honor.

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    March 9, 2019 By inAra
  • Spring Water Sprays: Worth the Splurge?

    With the kind of hot and dry weather we have here in southern California, Avene Thermal Spring Water should be one of your summer essentials. Aside from my sunscreen, this has been my everyday partner to beat the summer heat. I truly love how I feel instantly refreshed with just one spray.If you are looking for an […]

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    August 6, 2018 By inAra
  • How To Take Care Of Your Lips: Carmex Comfort Care Lip Balms

    Everyone knows that it’s important to take good care of your body whether its feature or figure. There are plenty of areas of the body to focus on, but have you considered your lips as one? You ladies probably stock up your cabinet with cleansers, serums, creams, sunscreens, and masks; but do you have the […]

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    July 6, 2018 By inAra
  • My Plant-Based Hair Care Routine: How I Keep My Long Hair Healthy

    As my husband and I care for our dog, Lychee, fighting his kidney disease battle, we learn a lot about macrobiotic lifestyle. We incorporate more plant-based meals into our daily life. We learn that our kidneys are not only affected by the bad toxic food we eat everyday (fast food, white rice/bread, oily/sugary snacks, sodas, […]

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    March 8, 2018 By inAra
  • Plant-Based Meal Delivery Service: The Purple Carrot

    The Purple Carrot is a plant-based meal delivery service that focuses on organic whole foods. Today I’m partnering with Purple Carrot to share their delicious plant-based recipes with you! I’m neither vegan nor  vegetarian. But I try to incorporate meatless meals into my breakfast, lunch and dinner rotation! Healthy food delivery services have become a full-blown trend. The idea […]

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    November 9, 2017 By inAra

    If you’re feeling like your body is due for a little relaxing and resetting, a fruit bath may be just what you need. Fruit baths relieves stress, nourishes the skin, boosts immunity and improves blood circulation. Fruit baths are included in the menu of many resorts and salons, cost from 50 to 200 USD per session. […]

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    October 23, 2017 By inAra
  • Bellabeat Leaf: The Fashionable Fitness Tracker

    The Bellabeat Leaf is described as “smart jewelry” which, like many activity trackers on the market, is designed to track your daily step counts, your sleep, and your calories burned! But what sets it apart from other health trackers is when paired with the app using Bluetooth, it also tracks menstruation and ovulation and offers guided breathing exercises to reduce […]

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    January 22, 2017 By inAra
  • Winter Magic: A Holiday with Bellabeat and Sweet E’s

    We had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. This blog is a photo diary of our celebrations’ highlights! A special thank to Sweet E’s Bake Shop for their delicious and elegant winter-themed desserts and BellaBeat for their wonderful Leaf that helps us monitor our New Year’s health resolutions!  

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    January 4, 2017 By inAra
  • Luxurious and Healthy Choice for Breakfast: Acai Bowls

    Nowadays healthy food-choice old-time vocabularies like “smoothies” and “salads” are not as as hip and trendy as some modern phrases like “grass shots” or “kale bowls”. And the world of healthy eating has constantly evolved into something more complex every day. Just when you think that you get acquainted with terms like “antioxidants”, “detox” or […]

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    August 5, 2016 By inAra
  • My Detox Plan

    There are lots of options for detox plans depending on the purpose (clear skin, weight loss, take the load off the organs that detoxify your body: kidney, liver,…). For me my goal is mainly to improve digestion and have that sparkling skin glow. So my detox plan is pretty simplified and the duration is about […]

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    July 25, 2016 By inAra