Conscious Living

Conscious Living - E 33 Celebrating Diversity of Spirit

On this episode, we are live from India to celebrate the diversity of the faith, religions and spiritual practices the world over, and honoring the one universal goal they share: connecting to the divine. So come with us as we visit an ashram in the back woods of Charlottesville, Virginia, that’s helping devotees from diverse faiths, races and cultures come together, and deepen their spiritual practice through yoga, meditation and fresh vegetarian cuisine. Then, we’re in Bali, Indonesia to learn how the indigenous honor the divine each day with sacred flower offerings. And finally, we’re back in the states in the vortex of Sedona, Arizona to visit a healing retreat - that’s touched by Angels. And for those who have a religious experience whenever they chow down on yummy treats, stay tuned for the most heavenly candied yam recipe on the planet. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Conscious Living - The Bali Raw Food Immersion

On this episode, come with us as we visit the magical Island of Bali, Indonesia for a two week raw food immersion at the beautiful and mystical Svarga Loka Resort in Ubud. Led by world renown master raw chef and cookbook author Sayuri Tanaka, the course provides a powerful framework for the tools and techniques needed to raise your vibration through raw vegan cuisine – from sprouting, dehydrating and holistic nutrition to flavor balancing and plating. Watch this episode to learn from one of the best in the business and enjoy some of Sayuri’s favorite classic dishes from around the world while exploring the incredible culture, sites, and sounds of Bali – from a raw cacao factory to Bali’s best spirulina farm. All this and more, on this episode of Conscious Living®!

The Art of Travel: Bali and Beyond

On this broadcast episode, we're traveling the world to dive in to some of our favorite conscious adventures - from Bali and beyond. First, we hit the waves at a Surf + Yoga retreat on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. Next, we're off to Upstate New York to visit one of the best glamping destinations in the U.S. Then, we get our groove on at the annual Lovelight festival, a conscious weekend of yoga, community and devotional kirtan chanting under the stars at a campground in Darlington. And journeying closer to home is more your style, one of the easiest ways to get away is by visit an art exhibit.

Conscious Living: Windy City Eco-Tour + A Cure For Breast Cancer

We're back on the road on this episode! First, in honor of breast health awareness month, we visit one of the top breast surgeons in the world to learn how she's revolutionizing a cure for breast cancer. Then, we're off to the Windy City of Chicago to visit a fair trade boutique for some ethical fall fashion shopping. Afterwards, we drop into Chicago's iconic yoga studio, Yogaview, to learn how teaching yoga is helping thousands of seekers heal their bodies, minds and spirits. We finish our Windy City tour with a fabulous eco-friendly makeover for three deserving women who are donating their hair to help cancer patients in need. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Vegan Mexican Fiesta Celebration

On this episode, Conscious Living is in the house for a full blown vegan fiesta! Bianca and Michael team up together in the kitchen to make Vegan Man's legendary sweet potato quesadillas with vegan sour cream (rumor has it that's how he won Bianca's heart). Then, Bianca spruces up the house with some fresh outdoor eco-entertaining tips from Tatyana Acuña of Ecohabitude. Finally, they're back in the kitchen for Michael's slamming guacamole, pico de gallo and a sweet dulche de leche flan to get the party started. We're letting the good times roll - all summer long on Conscious Living!

Summer Eco-travel, Sustainable Footwear, Vegan Meat Taste Test, Swiss Paragliding

On this episode we are enjoying the best of the last days of summer. We travel to California's central coast for a foodie adventure in Cambria. Then we visit a factory in Chicago for a first hand look at artisan shoe making. Next we try our hand at paragliding in the adventure seekers capital of Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland. We finish the episode back in studio for a taste test of the best vegan meat options. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Solar 101 || Find Your Zen || Vegan Glamping Recipes, S'Mores + More!

On this episode, we'll show you easy ways to bring solar energy into your home without breaking the bank. Then, we're are off to California to visit the oldest Zen Monastery in the U.S. for a little meditation and some hot springs healing. Next, venture with us into Shenandoah Valley's deep woods to enjoy our favorite vegan camping recipes (hot cakes, anyone?), and lastly, learn how to revamp your medicine cabinet with cruelty-free personal care products. All this and more on Conscious Living!

The Art of Letting Go Ep 28

On this episode we are enjoying the art of letting go! For starters, we visit the Casa Om yoga retreat on the beach in Puerto Morales, Mexico. Then we let go of cruel clothing and take a wild walk down the runway with a compassionate eco fashion show in L.A. that makes animals the stars. Finally, we'll help you finally let go of meat and dairy with a delicious high-protein three sisters bean soup recipe and for desert, mouth-watering vegan macaroon. Check it out on this episode of Conscious Living!

Creativity 101 - Living Outside the Box

On this episode, we're moving outside the box to boost our creativity. First, we're off to the Midwestern city that helped us take our creative game to the next level, Chicago. We meet with a cutting-edge fashion designer who makes haute couture coats out of salvaged fabric scraps. Then, we visit with a hip hop artist who's using the power of music to teach kids how to be "O.G.'s", organic gardeners. After a stop at a collaborative green housing community designed to promote sustainable business, we meet with a TV Host (you may just recognize!), who breaks out of her own creative mold with bold performance art. Lastly, we're back in studio where Michael teaches us a surprisingly delicious (and healthy) twist on a classic Fettuccine Alfredo recipe - raw, vegan and gluten-free! All this and more - watch it now on Conscious Living.

The 101 of Healthy Detoxing

On this episode we break down the essential tools, yummy plant based foods, spiritual and emotional supports necessary for a successful and healthy detox.

Love for Our Organic Farmers + Eco Adventure to Hawaii + Vegan Pumpkin Pie

On this episode we getting our hands dirty! First, we visit with a new organic farmer in Cambria to learn what it takes to make it and the importance of CSAs. Then we are off to Hawaii to visit the Kalani retreat, an eco-resort on the big island for some serious underwater healing. Then we visit NYC for a toxin free hair relaxer that is revolutionizing the healthy options for black women. Finally, Vegan Man is back in studio for his legendary pumpkin pie recipe. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Back to School: Raw Granola Recipe, Ivy League Nutrition Re-Boot, The Next Gen of Schools in Chicago, Recess in Ojai, CA

On this episode, we are headed back to school, for real. First we get ready for a day of learning with a breakfast powerhouse, a delicious home made raw granola recipe from vegan man. Then class is in session with a visit to a public school in Chicago that is breaking the mold for creating future leaders. We hit the books in the virtual classroom with Dr. T. Colin Campbell of Cornell University, author of the China Study to get an education on nutrition and the surprising causes of chronic disease in the U.S. Finally, we enjoy a long recess with a visit to California's nouveau hippie paradise, the Ojai Valley. All this and more on Conscious Living.

Spring into Health! Organic Mexican Fiesta, Mindful Parenting + Healing with Plants

On this episode, transition into the healing beauty of spring. First, we have a mindful parenting expert in studio with tips on returning mindfully to the workplace after having a baby, then tips on using essential oils to heal common ailments (and stave off spring allergies)! Then, Vegan Man how us his favorite raw, vegan, gluten-free taco recipe with a spicy twist - an addictive jalapeño cheddar cheeze sauce and a curious import from Korea. Next, we’re off to the world class healing resort, Rancho La Puerta Spa in Tecate, Mexico for a lesson from an indigenous top chef on preparing a healthy, authentic Mexican fiesta at their world-class cooking school.

#15 DIY Vegan Chocolate Treats

On this episode of Conscious Living, we embrace the greatest love of all, Self Love. We start with a lesson on making your own vegan chocolate bars from one of the nation’s top rising stars in chocolate, then visit a heart opening yoga retreat on an Ashram just a stone’s throw from NYC.

Conscious Living - 20 Detox-Vegan Gelato-Sustainable Swimwear-Raw Vegan Summer Chili

On this episode we visit the rolling hills of Umbria, Italy to visit a design hotel rebuilt from an ancient monastery where there is no WIFI, TVs and radios, but plenty of simple luxury, food and silence in the Italian countryside. Then we shift gears for some fun in Rome's bohemian Monti neighborhood for some world class gelato and chocolate with a raw vegan twist.

Raw Food For the Soul + Sustainable Summer Travel Tips + Reiki 101

On this episode of Conscious Living® we enjoy the best of summer! From an ecotourism adventure in the greenest city in North America and cool eco-travel gadgets to get you there, we've got everything you need to plan that last-minute summer vacation. To help beat the heat in the kitchen, we visit with master Raw Food Chef and educator Khepra Anu, who shares how the raw food lifestyle can benefit your body, mind and soul year round, and a healthy chocolate brownie recipe from Vegan Man that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. The show wraps with a hands-on lesson for healing your chakras with positive energy: Reiki 101. Tune in now for the best in Conscious Living®!

Celebrating Earth Month with Food, Fashion and Fizzy Drinks

On this episode we're celebrating Earth Month! First, we take a bite into the best vegan pizza in Los Angeles, then we're off to the other side of the world in Venice, Italy to meet with a carbon neutral textile maker who's setting the bar for manufacturers worldwide. Next, we'll show you easy ways conscious citizens can vote for the planet with their spending dollars, and finally, how to make your own fizzy, gut-friendly kombucha right at home. It's all happening right here - on this episode of Conscious Living!

The Zen of Organic Farming, Ancient Tea Rituals, Sustainable Spring Fashion Accessories + Vegan Man's Irish Potato Leek Soup

On this episode of Conscious Living, we are enjoying the crisp fresh air and prepping for spring! First, we take you to San Francisco to explore the Zen side of life with an ancient tea ritual in the heart of the city and a visit to the Green Gulch Farm in Marin County to learn the Zen of Organic Farming.

Conscious Living : Spring forward

On this episode of Conscious Living, we embrace the coming of Spring with DIY toxin-free spring cleaning; a Caribbean Vegan Health Cruise; some hot ethical fashion shopping in Puerto Rico; great tips on finding fresh local produce and a snack-tastic Cheezy Jalapeño Kale Chip recipe from Vegan Man.

Conscious Living - The Spirit of the Season - Sweet Potato Latkes for Hanukkah-No-Egg Nog and Mauis Calming Lavender Fields

Get into the spirit of the season of lights on this episode, where we’ll show you some beautiful fair-trade gift ideas, vegan sweet potato latkes to celebrate Hanukkah, vegan man’s sweet “no-egg nog” recipe and a gorgeous getaway to Maui’s lavender fields to help calm your senses and heal your soul.

Conscious Living - Cancer Fighting Pizza, Fair Trade Fashion, Desert Healing and Healthy Breasts

We soak up the healing rays of the desert near Tucson, AZ with a visit to the sustainable luxury resort and spa, Westward Look, then we celebrate Fair Trade Month with an in-studio fall fashion show, next Bianca visits National Institute of Health Associates in Washington D.C. to learn about thermography, an early detection tool for breast health that is more effective than mammograms, and lastly, we have Dr. Ruby in the house to share with us a cancer-fighting raw vegan pizza recipe.

Conscious Living - Eco Friendly Gifts for Dad - Healthy Beard Grooming - Tasty Raw Bangkok Wild Rice - Sustainable Hidden Paris

On this episode of Conscious Living, we are giving the guys some love with eco-friendly Father's Day gift ideas, a sustainable luxury adventure to Paris, France and some in-studio tips on healthy beard grooming. We also share a great yoga core workout, and a tasty, spicy & sweet Bangkok raw wild rice recipe from Vegan Man that's a perfect meal as the weather heats up. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Conscious Living Vegan BBQ Tips

On this episode of Conscious Living®, we enjoy the best of summer including a vegan BBQ with all the fixings, a gluten free ice cream sandwich recipe that will make your mouth water, a Venice Beach summer getaway to enjoy the spiritual side of L.A. and a day driving an electric sports car that goes 0 to 60 in 5.4 seconds. All this and more on Conscious Living!

Conscious Living - Contemplative Practice - Vegan Recipe for Jewish Holy Days - Ethical Fall Fashion

On this episode of Conscious Living, we transition into fall with stories on a violence ravaged community in Chicago that's using art to bring kids back to school peacefully; a former Monastery near New York City that offers an ideal setting for people of all faiths and traditions to deepen their spiritual practice; some top ethical fashion picks for fall; a classic vegan dish for the Jewish High Holy days of Yom Kipper and Rosh Hashana and why now is an ideal time to begin embracing a more cruelty-free lifestyle.

Conscious Living - Heart Opening Yoga Flow, Heart Healthy Blueberry Pancakes Recipe, Black History Tour of D.C.

On this episode of Conscious Living, we're feeling the love. We try a tasty, antioxidant-rich dessert recipe just in time for Valentine's Day and Healthy Heart Month, open our hearts with healing yoga backbends, enjoy gluten free/vegan blueberry pancakes in bed, and a black history tour of some of Washington, D.C.'s hidden cultural monuments.

Conscious Living - Heart Opening Yoga Flow - Heart Healthy Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

On this episode of Conscious Living, we're feeling the love. We try a tasty, antioxidant-rich dessert recipe just in time for Valentine's Day and Healthy Heart Month, open our hearts with healing yoga backbends, enjoy gluten free/vegan blueberry pancakes in bed.

Conscious Living - Gardening Secrets, Healthy Beauty Tips & Wellness Spa Adventure

Get a green thumb with expert tips on starting a vegetable garden from seed to sprout. Then, healthy hair and beauty tips using natural ingredients from your kitchen cupboard. And finally, we'll take you on a five star getaway to one of the top healing destinations in the world-Sedona, Arizona's Enchantment Resort and Mii Amo Spa.

Conscious Living - A Healthy, Green Detox Smoothie

On this episode of Conscious Living, we kick off the New Year on the right foot with our favorite sweet and healthy green detox smoothie, a visit from an organizational Feng Shui expert to get the chi flowing in our home, a workout routine with one of the top pro football players in the world.