January 2014

Month Archives

NEW Take on an Old Favorite: Kale Pizza

Sticking to a healthy diet can be difficult, especially with all those temptations and cravings! Well, Brown & Coconut is here to help!…PIZZA ANYONE?? ūüôā Here is our recipe for a delicious, low calorie, vegetarian¬†pizza. ¬† Kale Pizza 1 Joseph’s Middle East Bakery Lavash Bread ¬ľ cup tomato sauce 1 tbsp sliced black olives 1 […]

Skin Saboteurs: 5 Sneaky Culprits Causing Breakouts

If you suffer from acne then you’ve probably had those moments where you just want to SCREAM from frustration. Despite your best efforts, those annoying bumps just won’t disappear! If you think you’ve tried everything to no avail, you may be plagued by these 5 common skin saboteurs: 1. Dirty, Rotten Pillow Cases. Okay, maybe […]

How to be Happier in Life

So you’re walking down the street in your snazzy new outfit, feeling great, when some guy bumps into you, spilling his hot coffee all over your shirt. He is immediately infuriated and yells:¬†“HEY WATCH WHERE YOU’RE WALKING, PAL!” (‚Ķand scene) How do you react? A) You’re immediately enraged ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† […]

Homemade Citrus Cleaner

Have you ever been cleaning with a bunch of smelly chemicals and started gagging and coughing?! I know I’ve definitely had my fair share of coughing fits while disinfecting the bathroom. Eek! After one too many episodes of that and doing more research on the horrible side effects like: Lung Irritation Coughing Sneezing Skin rashes […]

{CLOSED}Happy Birthday to Us! GIVEAWAY Celebration!

200 blog posts + 100 followers later,¬†¬†Brown & Coconut is turning one. One year ago we were so eager to begin our vivacious venture into the wonderful world of blogging. Every hour spent writing posts dedicated to our fabulous followers and every minute spent answering comments has been amazing. We are so grateful to have […]

Meal Planning Made Easy!

So you want to eat heathier, but well, you just haven’t got the time! Or maybe you DO have the time, but you’re just not that into putting so much time and energy into cooking healthier meals. Hey, no need to feel bad about that at all. I am right there with you! The LAST […]

Why I Stopped Buying Deodorant…For Good!

About 6 months ago, I stopped buying deodorant. Yes, you read that right! Frankly, I was tired of buying deodorants that didn’t do the job. Traditional deodorants, like Dove or Secret, would wear off within hours, leaving my pits smelling oddly metallic-like and full of sweat¬†(TMI?). Not to mention, most deodorants are full of chemicals […]

Go Green! The Ultimate Green Smoothie

Consuming the appropriate amount of ¬†green vegetables can definitely be challenging. Hectic schedules don’t always leave much time for health and wellness! A super quick and easy way to make sure you are getting vital nutrients and vitamins in your diet is by means of the ever-so-delicious smoothie! Oh, but this isn’t just any ordinary¬†smoothie–this […]

Winter Skin Tips: 8 Fabulous Ways to Save Your Skin

It’s no secret that the winter can wreak havoc on our skin: our hands start splitting, lips become chapped¬†and skin becomes dull and gray. Sound familiar? Go on, raise your hand! If your skin is suffering from the freezing temperatures, no need to worry! With these 8 tips, your skin will soon be thanking you! […]

How to FINALLY Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

What was your New Years resolution this year? I’m sure it comes as no surprise that losing weight still one of the top resolutions people make. Truth be told, these resolutions don’t ever seem to stick. People try for a few weeks, or maybe even a few months, but then life gets in the way. […]

3 Must Have Lip Balms for Dry Lips

You know what‚Äôs really minor but a major pain? Chapped lips. They can be so uncomfortable: the flaky skin patches, the¬†lip splitting and bleeding. Gruesome, I know.¬†I tend to be very picky about my lip balms. Certain lip balms tend to cause breakouts around my lip line. I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that these […]