Living Your Dream Life

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Deconstructed No Bake Banana Cream Pie

Ever since I had my first Banana Cream Pie with my father when I was a little girl, I’ve always loved that lightly sweet, creamy dessert so famous across America. As much as I love baking, there are times when I long for the quintessential taste of Banana Cream Pie without the fuss and time of baking. [Read More]

Luce Restaurant- one of the best restaurants in San Francisco with mouth watering food, sophisticated ambiance and top notch service.

Luce is everything that a food connoisseur searches for- soulful food with Impressionist-like presentations (if Monet were a food stylist, Luce’s dishes would be his product), thoughtful incorporation of seasonal and local ingredients with touches of the far-flung, a reasonably sized menu that offers something for every palate and diet, and, the evermore rare type of service that both puts you at ease and pampers you without too much fuss. [Read More]

Namaste Yoga Award Gives Back to India's Children

Yoga Gives Back (YGB) proudly announces that Mallika Chopra, author of Living with Intent, will receive the first-ever Yoga Gives Back Namaste Award at the foundation’s fourth-annual Thank You Mother India fundraiser taking place Sept. 26, 2015 in Malibu, California. The Thank You Mother India fundraiser is a joyous evening where 200 members of the Southern California yoga community come together for an altruistic cause and express gratitude to “Mother India” for the gift of yoga. [Read More]

The Hungry Cat- One of the best brunch restaurants in Los Angeles.

If you’re looking for something more casual than the lavish spread at LA’s prolific hotels like Ritz Carlton, The Hungry Cat is a fantastic choice. Located right in Hollywood, The Hungry Cat is tucked away in the back of a small quadrant of restaurants, giving the feeling of a minor escape from the hustle and bustle outside. [Read More]

Zoku Popsicle Maker- making summer desserts easy.

It’s not often that I start a product review with my conclusion but I must admit, I am officially declaring that I am insanely, irrevocably in love with Zoku’s Popsicle Makers. There are several versions of these nifty and innovative kitchen gadgets, two of which have become indispensable in my personal arsenal. [Read More]

Raw Bok Choy Salad- one of the most delicious and healthiest salads you can make in under 5 minutes.

Most people are familiar with Bok Choy in its stir-fried format, ubiquitous on practically every Chinese restaurant menu across the world. If you love Bok Choy, try it in this raw salad format with a delicious Soy Orange dressing. Eating Bok Choy in its raw format preserves all of its antioxidant properties and is a great alternative to typical lettuce-based salads. [Read More]

How To Keep Your Skin Glowing and Blemish Free

Whether you experience problematic skin especially during summertime or all year round, these simple skincare tips will help keep your complexion glowing and blemish-free. With common ingredients you have around the house, you’re just steps away from beautiful skin. [Read More]