Kalya Mommy Loves: Jackson Reece Natural Baby Wipes
MAY 4, 2011
Long gone are the days of cloth diapers and spritzes of water instead of baby wipes. Have we mentioned that Jackson Reece is also vegan-friendly?
Kalya Mommy Picks: Color Me Green Nail Boutique
MAY 2, 2011
Say hello to Manhattan Beach’s mommy-friendly and environmentally-sound nail boutique. The ambiance is relaxing and quiet. Thanks Color Me Green!
Kalya Eats: Vegan Spinach and Cashew Ricotta Lasagna
APRIL 22, 2011
Cheese lovers out there might cringe at the thought of a ricotta substitute, but you actually can’t taste the difference in lasagna. 1/2 lb.
Kalya Reads: You Could Use a Little Natural Color
APRIL 8, 2011
With Easter coming up, it can't hurt to switch over in your
Kalya Reads: Natural Coloring Gets the Green Light
APRIL 8, 2011
With Easter coming up, it can’t hurt to switch over in your own kitchen, or at least until the FDA figures its stuff out. Juiced cranberries.
Kalya Picks: Purple Yoga Studio in Long Beach, CA
MARCH 28, 2011
Yoga studio…ughhhhh there are maybe a bazillion. Then i found Purple Yoga Studio in Long Beach, CA. Classes start at 6am and the last is at 8pm.
Kalya Reads: The Chemicals In Your Cosmetics by Estelle Hayes
MARCH 25, 2011
This Huffington Post article is the perfect example of why we’re always looking out for safer health and beauty products.
Kalya Eats: Muay Chai
MARCH 23, 2011
This classic indian tea blends spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves to pack a punch strong enough to knockout nerves and thirst in a single brew.
Kalya Reads: 7 Foods That Should Never Cross Your Lips – Prevention.com
MARCH 4, 2011
“Clean eating means choosing fruits, vegetables, and meats that are raised, grown, and sold with minimal processing. Reads
Kalya Reads: The Happiness Project
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Explore abstract ideas of happiness through the logic framework of Gretchen’s analytical mind.
Kalya Eats: Oatmeal Cream Pies from Sugar-Skull.com!
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
I found this recipe for vegan Oatmeal Cream Pies when our very own Kalya Life guest blogger, Leah Peralta, went vegan a while back. 1/2 cup sugar.
Kalya Loves: Acidophilus Pearls
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Probiotics are the good bacteria that live in your digestive system. So what to do? Fear not. Acidophilus Pearls are my personal favorite.
Bikram Yoga: A Survival Guide
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
My friends all know how much I love Bikram yoga. I started back in 2006 and went at least once a week for 3 years. Water. Don’t Start the Fire.
Kalya Eats: The Paleta Cleanse « Kalya Life
JANUARY 31, 2011
A 10-day cleanse already sounds easy right? How about a 10-day cleanse that lays everything out for you? Easy peasy.
Kalya Eats: Squeeze Z Hummus
JANUARY 26, 2011
Speaking of Hummus! I guess a lot of people share our love of hummus – enough to make sell it as a prepackaged condiment. or 9 oz. The 18 oz.
Kalya Loves: Environmental Working Group’s Cosmetics Database
JANUARY 21, 2011
Your skin is one of the most essential components of the human body. Skin is the window to your health. and have a place to find an answer.
Kalya Loves: Suntegrity Sunscreen
JANUARY 12, 2011
Choosing a safe sunscreen is a tricky business. This sunscreen feels like a light day lotion more than a sunscreen.
Kalya Eats: Bobo’s Oat Bars
JANUARY 7, 2011
Simply put, Bobo’s Oat Bars are amazing. I found these bad boys at Whole Foods a few days ago and am already obsessed.
Kalya Picks: PerSauna in Redondo Beach, CA
JANUARY 5, 2011
Bikram yoga-lovers and cardio junkies rejoice, PerSauna is the perfect place to sweat on your day off. PerSauna is the perfect space to zen out.
5-Piece Winter Survival Kit
JANUARY 3, 2011
It consists of just 5 items that are all easily found at a Whole Foods or health food store. Aura Cacia Organic Sesame Oil -For dry sinuses.
Kalya Eats: Earth Balance Peanut Butter
DECEMBER 16, 2010
I’m not afraid to admit that I’ve been around the peanut butter block a few times. Great, even less work for me.
Kalya Picks: Everyday Zen Relaxation Studio in Long Beach, CA
DECEMBER 9, 2010
Everyday Zen Relaxation Studio is everything I love in this world. This place is a hidden gem in Long Beach’s Bixby Knolls area. The Services.
In a Pinch: Chronic Back Pain « Kalya Life
DECEMBER 6, 2010
Pain killers, specialty mattresses, ergonomic chairs – it's no surprise that the back pain industry is a multi-billion dollar business.
Kalya Eats: Coconut Oolong Tea
DECEMBER 1, 2010
I don’t know about you, but I love anything with coconut. During this time of year, I do that with my Coconut Oolong te a. For just $6.oo
Decongest This: Sinus Infections « Kalya Life
NOVEMBER 28, 2010
The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 3: Adequate Nutrition
MAY 20, 2011
If a mother is vegan, will there be enough nutrients in her breast milk? Susan : Yes. But first, it’s important to note what her child will not be getting. Mothers who are not yet vegan have more chemical pollutants in their breast milk, compared with vegan mothers. Having said that, it is always important to ensure complete nutrition. Susan : Yes.
The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 2: The Pregnancy Part
MAY 13, 2011
Are there solid facts that state that a vegan pregnancy is healthier than a non-vegan pregnancy? Christina : According to www.happycow.net and www.naturalbirthandbabycare.com, a vegan pregnancy can be just as healthy and nutritionally adequate as any other. Will eating vegan increase the risk of the baby developing certain allergies later in life?
Kalya Mommy: Baby Yourself at Prenatal Yoga
MAY 9, 2011
We sat down with Mamaste Yoga™ prenatal instructor Michele Agosti to answer your questions on prenatal yoga! Be sure to check out here classes at LYFE Yoga Center every Monday and Wednesday from 5:45-7pm. What is prenatal yoga? Prenatal yoga classes are more than a regular yoga class modified for pregnancy. hugging the baby with each exhale).
The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 1: Feeding the New Baby
MAY 6, 2011
You guys know that we’re big fans of Alicia Silverstone’s blog, The Kind Life. Earlier this year, she did a 3-part Q&A series about vegan pregnancy with Susan Levin of Washington DC’s Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, C hristina Pirello. Christina : No.
May is Kalya Mommy Month!
APRIL 25, 2011
We’re gearing up for the month of May! Stay tuned for all-new interviews and the newest products and trends that’ll make for a cleaner mommyhood! Anything you want us to cover or dive into? Just let us know! Mommy
May is Kalya Mommy Month!
APRIL 24, 2011
We're gearing up for the month of May! Stay tuned for all-new interviews and the newest products and trends that'll make for a cleaner mommyhood! Anything you want us to cover or dive into? Just let us know
Kalya Reads: Detox Demystified from Equinox
APRIL 4, 2011
DETOX DEMYSTIFIED. Everyone is doing it, but how healthy is cleansing, really? Dr. Jeffrey Morrison, an Environmental Medicine specialist, explains the difference between fasting and detoxing — and how to begin ridding your body of chemicals the right way. EQ: What is a cleanse, exactly? What’s going on? via Equinox | Featured. Reads
Kalya Picks: Natural Expo West
MARCH 21, 2011
Christina and I were lucky enough to attend Natural Expo West last weekend at Anaheim Convention Center. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Expo West is, by definition, an annual trade show of natural product vendors. To natural health lovers like us, Expo West is actually the mecca of all things for a green lifestyle. Click to view slideshow.
Kalya Reads: Vegans Are Cool's Interview with Vegan Veterinarian.
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Our fellow vegan and guest blogger, Leah Peralta sent us an interesting article last week from vegansarecool.com. I had never heard of vegan veterinarians, but it's great to see that they are out there! Thanks Leah and Vegans Are Cool
Kalya Picks: Marco Silvano’s MaxHeavenly Hands
JANUARY 24, 2011
Feeling sore? Just need to relax? Or do you just wanna do something for “you ? When the answer is YES, YES and YES, turn to massage. The benefits of massage are endless: improved circulation, reduced tension, stress and pain relief – just to name a few. As most people know, not all massages are created equal. The 5000 sq.
Counting birds that count on us.
JANUARY 28, 2017
The World’s biggest citizen science wildlife count takes place this weekend. The reason for its success is its simplicity. How easy is that?
Morning Coffee with Eastern Imperial Eagle
MARCH 16, 2017
May 2009. After a wakeup call at highly uncivilized 3.45 It is still cold. No Susliks are to be seen – they are waiting for the sun.
The New Swarovski BTX, an Amazing Advancement in Spotting Scopes
MARCH 3, 2017
A little over a month ago I was hiking up a mountain path outside of Innsbruck, Austria, with birders from around the world. And play with them we did!
I Remember Elephants
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Every now and then, I need to cut the world off and clear my mind. We are facing a plague of poaching that is again decimating the species. Shrunk?
Message in a bottle
MARCH 2, 2017
Did you ever get a message in a bottle? If not, you must try gulling. But this one has only one ring (to rule them all?), And now I wait.