Why I Love Ginger in Skincare

Last week I wrote about the aloe part of why I named my blog Ginger and Aloe. So now it’s time to tell you why I love me some energizing ginger in skincare! To start,  I’m a big believer in this root as one of the most powerful plants on this planet. It doesn’t only taste good with sushi or other Asian cuisine, but every time I have a cold, my go-to home remedy is drinking lots of freshly brewed ginger tea with honey and lemon. And every time not only…

New York Health Food Trends. The Big Apple Eats: Kale Granola

My friends who visited from Germany last week and who were amused by the fact that I was drinking green juice and almond milk, made me realize that whatever is eaten in New York (and of course some other  places where there’s Whole Foods and juice bars) might not be eaten anywhere else. Although I’m living in Brooklyn, the home to many veggie-drinkers, locavores, raw-food-enthusiasts, and everything-organic-lovers, I refused to drink kale juice  for a long time. My conversion started when I tried to go gluten free for a week…