Fall Foods: Eating for Your Body + Beauty

13 Nov 2014 0

"I love darker nights that keep coming earlier and earlier!" Said no one ever. Getting out of the bed in the dark mornings AND not feeling like you've made the most of your days when its darker earlier can be hard on the mind and body. The darkness brings on a desire to hibernate and ...

C+B Pantry: No Bake Apple Tart

05 Nov 2014 0

Happy November! Ah, the month of daylight savings time (boo), Thanksgiving (yay) and Black Friday (yay, if that's your style). However, just because November is the month of the big Thanksgiving feast, doesn't mean it should be full of unhealthy eating. This month, I will be posting recipes for your big day that are healthy ...

C+B Pantry: “Healthy” vs. Healthy Eating

29 Oct 2014 0

The Holidays are upon us, with the first (and spookiest) this weekend. January is a long time away to kick back into the healthy eating routine without worrying about any impending feasts or festivities. Thankyfully, there are plenty of meal and snacks times in between the holidays to keep as healthy as possible through the ...

C+B Recipe Fall Exchange – Nannie’s Lemon Chicken

22 Oct 2014 0

My very sweet friend, Elizabeth, from San Francisco asked me to participate in a Fall Recipe Email Exchange. I thought the concept was so fun that I'm going to share with all my friends and on C+B so if you want to get your own started! I decided to share a absolute gem of a ...

C+B Pantry: Brussels Sprout…Caesar Salad

15 Oct 2014 0

A great vegetable has been a life-long love affair of mine. My aunt even used to call me "Bean" because I was obsessed with vegetables and I would eat them raw while watching TV, especially string beans. So, of course that love included great salads, i.e. Caesar Salad. However, whats the point of life if ...

C+B Pantry: Apple Butter Recipe

08 Oct 2014 0

With Apple Picking season in full effect, the apple pies are flowing. However, if you wanted to switch up with what to do with all those apples, here's a great recipe for Apple Butter. As Thanksgiving is approaching next month, this delicious recipe will the first in healthy recipes every week to enjoy over your big ...

C+B Pantry: 5 Ingredients to Avoid

01 Oct 2014 0

A few months ago, I came across a educational page on Facebook that I've been really loving called The Mind Unleashed. They focus on articles about living a more positive and healthier lifestyle through activism, awareness and personal growth. Last week, they posted a story about ingredients that are best to avoid. I try to ...

Keep Calm and Start Knitting

24 Sep 2014 0

In the last year, I've taken up knitting and I love it! I'm still very much a beginner (this is my first scarf I'm working on) but its been a great way to relax, take up a new hobby and make beautiful home-made gifts. My friend Cindy (a very talented knitter) has thankfully taken the ...

C+B Pantry: Fall Health & Beauty Basket

17 Sep 2014 0

It may seem "brick to forward" logic but with the changing season and climate, there are foods that you can start eating that will help your inner and outer beauty adjust smoothly to the changes. Fall is a great time to take a drive to enjoy the foliage and pick up fresh fruits and vegetables ...

THE Brunch Drink – Bloody Mary’s

10 Sep 2014 0

I wasn't always into the drink of brunchers, the Bloody Mary. To be honest, for a long time, the thought of drinking Bloody Mary mix or a tomato juice turned my stomach. I tried Tomato Juice or V8 as I knew it then when I was younger and I was turned off for years. That was ...