Some days you don’t know what you’re craving. Your fridge is bare, or maybe there’s just nothing tickling your taste buds. These are the days you put together a basic PB&J (though it will never be as good as Mom’s). Since you’re a grown-up now, you could at least get a little creative with the brown bag classic. What you need is a fancier, more refined peanut butter and jelly – something the French may know a thing or two about. Thus, the PB&J French Toast Cup was born. Read more →
Category: Coconut oil
Life is like a bowl of…strawberry gelato! Take a break from the busy life to enjoy a sweet, chilly treat made from fresh berries. Pretty-pink in color and pleasing to any palate, it combines real pureed fruit with a swirl of coconut oil, a hint of raw honey and a secret healthy ingredient. Unlike other frozen desserts, this one isn’t made with heavy cream and scoops of sugar. The soft, silky texture and rich flavor come from a Svelte® French vanilla protein shake.
Who doesn’t love licking the spatula when it’s dripping with brownie batter? Forget the boxed mixes made with fattening fudge – this recipe for brownie batter bites is super rich and chocolatey with a healthy twist, using high-quality ingredients like hemp seeds, blueberries and cacao. Blend up these bite-sized treats for yourself or someone special as a Valentine’s Day dessert that’ll satisfy your sweet tooth without adding anything extra to your midsection. Enjoy!
Pad thai isn’t exactly hard to find — pick up the phone, pick up your order. But if you want a mind-blowingly delicious dish, look no further than your kitchen. This veggie-packed variation of the classic Asian fave is made with a spicy coconut-peanut sauce that will give anyone’s taste buds a kick. Best of all, it’s 100% vegan and gluten free.
You’ll never guess which cooking oil makes for an effective deodorant! Products that keep your body clean, your breath fresh and your hair silky smooth are beauty items you use nearly every day, which is why the costs can really add up. Shelling out tens of dollars for your favorite clarifying shampoo or whitening mouthwash sounds like a good deal at the time. But once you discover these secret beauty swaps, you’ll never look back. In fact, you’ll be smiling ear-to-ear once you find out how far your dollar (literally $1) can stretch.
Forget love…chocolate is in the air this month! Whip up a batch of creamy, dreamy fudge when you crave the taste but don’t want the guilt. Unlike traditional recipes, this vegan version is made without condensed milk or milk chocolate. The perfect blend of ripe banana, coconut oil and raw cacao makes it a healthy treat to share with your sweetheart (or keep it all to yourself — we won’t judge!).
You’re all aglow during the summer with sun-kissed skin and beach-wavy hair. You’re rocking the bikini, because you haven’t eaten carbs in six weeks. Then winter strikes. Skin starts flaking, hair frizzes and your eyes just look tired. What’s the deal? Colder weather can really take a toll, but you have the power to stay beautiful and still eat pancakes whenever you want. Read more →
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