Benefits of Sesame Oil + DIY Hair Mask

What is Sesame Oil? Sesame oil is derived from the drought resistant crop that’s been India’s staple oilseed since 800 BC. You read that right folks! Sesame oil has been around for thousands of years. The oil is extracted from sesame seeds, a long and meticulous process. The crop is usually cut by hand and it is stored upright to […]

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Rambutan – An Exotic Fruit

What is it? This spiky red skinned fruit is a Rambutan! It is an exotic fruit that’s native to Southeast Asia. It grows in clusters and in trees that can reach up to 80 feet! Crazy right? The rambutan fruit thrives best under tropical environments like Indonesia and Malaysia. Its name is derived from the Malaysian word, ‘rambut’, which means […]

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What exactly is Hemp?

What is Hemp? There has always been common confusion about hemp and what it is. Hemp has remained a taboo subject for many years because it’s often associated with marijuana. Marijuana and hemp are often confused as the same substance. Although, hemp and marijuana come from the same cannabis species, their components are genetically different. Not only are their components […]

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Food Trends 2020

At the start of every new year, we strive to improve ourselves with resolutions and new opportunities. We aim to eat healthier, get into more sustainable habits, and be a bit more adventurous when it comes to food. Here are a few food trends that will be definitely changing the way we eat and drink this year. Meat-Plant Blends Meat-plant […]

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Avocados & Your Health

Did you know that an avocado is considered a nutrient-dense fruit and not a vegetable? We know, crazy huh! It’s considered a fruit because avocados meet all the botanical criteria for a berry. It contains delicious flesh and a seed right in its core. Avocados are not only delicious, but they’re absolutely amazing for your health! Origins of the avocado […]

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What is Matcha Tea?

What exactly is matcha? So what is matcha tea? Just like green tea, matcha originates from the Camellia sinesis plant. Even though it comes from the same family, it is grown and harvested in a different way. Matcha is made by taking the tea leaves and transforming the leaves into a powdered form. The matcha powder is then whisked into […]

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