February 2014

Month Archives

The Chocolate Covered Truth

During the month of February there are huge sales of chocolate everywhere! Heart shaped chocolates, chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream, chocolate wine, chocolate chicken…and the list goes on and on. Chocolate is just one of those tasty treats that we all (or most of us) love. Not only that, but there have been studies about […]

What’s the deal with Coconut Water?

What’s the deal with Coconut Water? Coconut water is popping up everywhere! This super refreshing substance has been showing up more and more often in stores and retailers and who can blame them?! Coconut water is a tasty and healthy beverage. Nutrition wise (per 8 fl oz) it generally contains: 30-50 calories  250 mg sodium […]

The Ultimate Clay Mask for Glowing, Radiant Skin

Clay masks are the BEST masks, EVER. Okay, that may be a slight hyperbole (I don’t know what came over me), but this mask is extremely powerful. How so? Well, have a seat, my friend…I’ll explain: Bentonite clay works its magic by absorbing toxins and impurities when activated by liquid. The clay is essentially ridding your […]

Top 10 Reasons Love is Good for Your Health

In the spirit of things, Brown & Coconut wanted to share the top 10 reasons love is good for your health. Love can be found in many places: with family, friends, a partner, and even a pet and expressing your love is equally as important as feeling love and affection from others. And hey, if […]

Delicious & HEALTHY Gluten Free Pancakes!

During the week, my breakfast tends to be pretty basic and consists of plain oatmeal or fruit and an egg or turkey bacon. I usually don’t go too crazy, but on the weekends I occasionally crave the traditional pancakes. Well, this weekend I was in one of those moods and in an effort to try […]

Top 10 Vegan Sources of Calcium

Has your doctor ever said, “Are you getting enough calcium?”  I’ve been asked that question every year, even more so since I went dairy-free! There are countless commercials and advertisements that emphasize how wonderful dairy is for you because it contains so much calcium (30%)! Hip-hip hooray for milk! Don’t get me wrong: calcium is a […]

National Women’s Heart Health Day

Did you know about every 60 seconds, a woman will die from heart disease? In honor of National Women’s Heart Health Day, we want to bring awareness to women’s heart health and offer 5 tips for better heart health. Heart disease, by definition, can encompases many different diseases/condtions of the heart and can affect the heart muscle itself […]

The Winner of the $25 TJ Maxx Gift Card is…

The winner of the $25 TJ Maxx Gift Card is… Stacey S! CONGRATULATIONS!! We will send you an email with instructions on how to claim your prize! We would like to thank everyone who participated in this giveaway! There will be plenty more giveaways to come! 🙂 Peace, Love & Coconuts! -Letisha, Nalani and Zeena […]

Pineapple-Banana Sorbet

Does anyone else crave sorbet in the winter? Something about that ice-cold, fresh fruit taste is just so refreshing. Homemade sorbet is a fantastic alternative to store bought sorbets that are full of sugar and unknown ingredients. For this simple, guilt-free recipe, you only need 3 ingredients: 1 cup Pineapple 1 Banana 3-4 Ice Cubes […]