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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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?? 🙂 Here is our recipe for a delicious, low calorie, vegetarian pizza.   Kale Pizza 1 Joseph’s Middle East Bakery Lavash Bread ¼ cup tomato sauce 1 tbsp sliced black olives 1 […]

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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!” (…and scene) How do you react? A) You’re immediately enraged               […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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3 Must Have Lip Balms for Dry Lips

You know what’s 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 […]

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