As a coconut oil enthusiast it almost feels as if Meredith Baird created her Nucifera skincare line just for me. The innovative plant-based chef and cookbook author’s newest venture incorporates not only my go-to body moisturizer, but many other favorite ingredients (lavender, palo santo, frankincense). This first product of Meredith’s, The Balm, is just the […]
Yesterday I shared a delicious Coconut Yogurt Bowl recipe centered around the well-rounded fruit-nut hybrid, and today I want to turn attention to the book where I found it, Coconut Kitchen: Cooking With Nature’s Most Beautifying Superfood. It was written by raw food chef Meredith Baird, a South Carolina native who now calls Venice home—more with her […]
By now my love of coconut is far from a secret. But you could say the discovery of Coconut Kitchen: Nature’s Most Beautifying Superfood was what really sealed the deal in making me a true coco aficionado. It’s full of coconut-based dishes for morning, noon and night, and even beauty formulas, too. (More on that tomorrow!) The […]
While I keep head-to-toe health on my mind year-round, I’m particularly focused on wellness this month. After all, the start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to reset the body and mind and chart a course for the days and weeks to come. It’s also a good time to reflect on the practices […]
I touched on some of the amazing benefits of coconut and its products in my recent In the Veggie Kitchen: Labor Day post, but wanted to expand on all of its pluses, both internally and externally, as well as share some of my favorite products, from body balms to baking.