November 2013

Month Archives

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Thanksgiving aka Turkey Day is TOMORROW, but what’s a vegetarian to do?! Okay, so this isn’t just about vegetarians looking for alternatives to turkey. If you’re looking for something a bit different to the traditional dinner because you’re a vegetarian, tired of the same-old, or just looking to spice up the traditional, then you’re in […]

Are you Mistletoe Ready? 3 Steps to Smoother Lips

‘Tis the season of gifting, holiday treats, and mistletoe. Yup, that’s right, the mistletoe. And let’s be honest, it’s no secret that this cold weather can leave our lips dry, chapped and irritated…So, what are the best ways to keep our lips mistletoe ready during this holiday season (licking your lips doesn’t count!)? Read on […]

DIY: Cranberry & Honey Skin Brightening Mask

It’s no secret that the ladies of Brown & Coconut (that’s us 😉 ) just love smearing stuff on our face. We have a super effective DIY cranberry & honey skin brightening mask that can help to give your skin a clear and glowing complexion with just 3 simple ingredients. Cranberry & Honey Skin Brightening Mask This mask includes: 10 […]

Get Over It! (Your Cold, That Is..)

Colder weather usually means a dreaded COLD.  People tend to stay indoors for longer periods of time compared to warmer seasons. This creates a perfect opportunity for germs to be passed around the room! This means a you have a greater chance of catching the bug. Not only that, but some types of viruses actually […]

TOP Health & Fitness Trends of 2013!

With the year coming to a close, I thought it’d be a good time to look at the top health & fitness trends of 2013! None of these trends originated this year, rather they have continued to grow in popularity and have remained in the spotlight this year, thus making their way to the top […]

DIY: Holiday Cranberry Sangria

Is it just me or do cranberries just scream “Happy Holiday’s!”?! I bet if you held a cranberry up to your ear, you’d hear it too… Now where was I..? Ah yes. Holiday Cranberry Sangria. This recipe is a lot of fun to make and you truly don’t need many ingredients at all! Shall we get […]

Save Your Halloween Pumpkin!

Still have your pumpkin left over from Halloween? You’re not the only one. It’s easy to pop the sucker on the porch and forget all about it. If you’re lazy like us and didn’t want to take the time to carve a jack-o-lantern, your pumpkin is probably still is great shape! So what the heck […]

3 Ways to Save Your Skin

Winter is here! Or at least it will be coming very soon, but either way the cold weather is in full effect. Cold weather can wreak havoc on skin. For years I experienced the same repeat issues every time the winter came around. Fortunately, I have found 3 simple and best ways to have beautiful […]

10 Health Benefits of Cranberries

We absolutely love cranberries, not only because they are delicious and a holiday favorite, but because they a powerhouse food! With Thanksgiving around the corner, you’ve got to stay tuned for the awesome recipes coming up! In the meantime, check out why these tart little berries are just so magnificent for our health! 10 Health Benefits of Cranberries […]

Stay FIT for the HOLIDAYS!

Uh oh… It’s that time of year again, the holiday season. This time of year is loaded with fun festivities, family, friends, and of course….FOOD. Tis the season of weight gain. First came the halloween candy kick-off, now we dive headfirst into the Holidays with dinner feasts and desserts lurking at each corner. Everywhere you […]

Simple & Delicious Oatmeal Cookies

If you love oatmeal cookies as much as I do, then you HAVE to try this recipe. It’s simple, yet delicious. Is that combination even possible, you ask?? But of course! In fact, I bet you already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen! Well, you may just have to pick up some coconut […]