Organic Spa Blog

A Savory Tart for Mother’s Day

Hectic schedules, more work and minimal play… then, school’s nearly out for summer. How do you maintain balance with so much going on all season long? Try to exercise every day (I work out

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Getting The Kitchen To Work Smarter, Not Harder

“…Definitive kitchen components. Made by hand.” – Sub-Zero/Wolf I have always been taught not to judge a book by it’s cover and for good reason. In doing so, a person could misjudge a person or

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Light and Delicious Spring Soup

When we arrived at the Dehradun airport in northern India, a one hour flight from Delhi, en route to Ananda Spa in the foothills of the Himalayas, we were greeted with delicious and rejuvenating fresh

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Spring Clean? Detox Your Bathroom Cabinets

You would not believe how many outdated, ancient medications I had to toss last weekend. Graying bottles dating back to 2009 (potentially decrepit) and post-surgery aspirin from 2008.  In shame, I interviewed New York

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Get Inspired With Eco-Friendly Pillows

Last month I attended the Green Festival 2013 in New York City. Compared to the previous year, there seemed to be more of an emphasis on health and nutrition. The benefit was that I

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My Spring Product Slumber Party

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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Crowd-Sourcing for Cancer Relief

Over 4000 Americans receive a cancer diagnosis every day, according to the American Cancer Society. For Britta Aragon, that is more than just a scary statistic–it is personal. When Aragon was 16, she was

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Cozy Up With Organic Cotton

Sleep is important. It restores your energy and rejuvenates you for the day to come. Adequate sleep is an essential part of overall health and wellness. Proper sleeping habits can even lower stress, sharpen

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Banish Late Afternoon Energy Slumps

You know how it feels to tucker out: Close to the end of the workday and your  morning energy has dwindled to a little sad flicker. Can you even muster the energy to get

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Hike Smarter With Wool Socks

For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing wool socks for my upcoming hiking trip to the Grand Canyon. Despite owning a pair of  broken in hiking boots, I’ve come home from Costa Rica, Peru,

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