Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Recipe: Sweet Laurel’s Mini Caramel Apples

2018-10-19T15:10:55+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Clean Eats, DIY, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Recipes|

There was a time when we thought we'd never have another caramel anything, let alone a caramel apple. Thanks to our friends at Sweet Laurel, we're enjoying the caramel apples from our childhood once more! I was a caramel apple fiend as a kid, and honestly, that never really left me. When we'd go to [...]

Is Moldy Food Ever Safe? (The Answer May Surprise You)

2018-10-16T22:56:51+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Sustainability + Earth Care|

You're in the midst of pulling together a meal and low and behold, you realize that the crucial piece of your meal has a few spots of mold on it. Whatever. You just cut around it right? We've all done it at one point or another and figured it's probably fine. But the reality may [...]

What’s in That Drink?! Is LaCroix Really ‘All-Natural’?

2018-10-11T20:30:59+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

A new lawsuit filed against the makers of LaCroix claims that America's newest obsession is not, in fact, 'all-natural' as claimed. So, should you be worried? Well, it's complicated. It's not hard to get caught up in this lawsuit or feel a little concerned about what's really in this drink when there's claims like this [...]

Is Mesquite the Next Sustainable Superfood?

2018-10-09T14:34:02+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes, Sustainability + Earth Care|

One Texas baker thinks so. Revered by Native populations, the scorn of farmers and cattle ranchers, and then later commercialized for use in BBQ– Mesquite has remained an underutilized plant, but that may not be for much longer. Inspired by it's versatility, availability, and nutrient and flavor-rich profile one Texas baker thinks there's more to [...]

What’s in that Drink?! Pumpkin Spice Lattes Decoded

2018-10-07T16:37:28+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

Ah... Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes (or PSLs for those in the know)– the first sign of Fall! And for many with even the most discerning nutritional habits, they're a yearly indulgence that conjures images of cozy sweaters, leaves changing colors, pumpkin pie... what's not to love? It turns out, a lot. Read on for the [...]

Selfcare Sunday | 4 Bath Teas You Can Make Right Now

2018-10-07T17:44:08+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, DIY, Mindfullness, Self Care|

It's been a week, hasn't it? We're feeling tired, worn out, and a bit emotional. So while in some ways self-care has become a bit cliché and a brand unto itself we recognize the virtue of regularly stopping and carving out some time to slow down, reconnect with ourselves, and take some time for [...]

Instant Pot Apple Butter

2018-10-05T18:29:31+00:00 October 6th, 2018|Clean Eats, DIY, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Los Angeles, Nutrition, Recipes|

Apple Butter in an hour? We're so in. We fell in love with this recipe from My Heart Beets for Instant Pot Apple Butter, and with a few small tweaks are enjoying the spoils of our yearly apple picking excursion to Oak Glen with this Instant Pot Apple Butter along with AIP / Paleo Apple [...]

Behind the Brand | Lauren B Beauty

2018-10-04T19:03:06+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Behind the Brand, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Products We Love, Self Care|

Ever wondered how a brand came to be? Wondered about the person or people behind the brand? Us too. Welcome to Behind the Brand, a new series giving you the chance to get to know the people behind some of our favorite clean brands. The search for the perfect natural nail polish is not without it's [...]

Back Away from the Starbucks… Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipes to Celebrate Fall

2018-10-09T15:13:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, DIY, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Nutrition, Recipes|

As soon as the calendar shifted from August to September, we have to admit there's a little longing for our old lives... including that oh so familiar Pumpkin Spice Latte. But the reality is, we don't need it, and once we found out what was in it, we decided to kiss it good-bye for [...]

A Barrel of Fun… Apple Picking, Mulled Cider, and a Killer AIP Paleo Doughnut Recipe

2018-10-03T11:39:52+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Clean Eats, Nutrition, Recipes|

Is there anything more Fall than apple picking? Maybe that fundamental moment of coming home and realizing that a 1/2 bushel is in fact a lot of apples, and digging in to make some spectacular dishes with that incredible autumn bounty. This year, we put our apple harvest to work making some pretty killer AIP apple [...]