July 2015 archive

Apéritif: Fig, Ricotta, Thyme, and Honey

Sometimes all you want is a bite… oh, and a glass of wine. Make it two. It’s the midst of summer and figs are IT. From your local farmer’s market to your nearest Whole Foods, the flower is in peak season. Wait a second… flower!? Yep, I said it! Despite their true classification, society recognizes figs as fruit. However, […]

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Overnight Oatmeal

Imagine waking up to the smell of hot oats, brown sugar, and the sweet aroma of coconut. Breakfast is ready, all while you remain wrapped in the warmth of your sheets. Sounds quite lovely – don’t you agree?  If you don’t own a Crock-Pot or slow cooker, your life is about to change. They’re simply magical. I highly recommend one by Hamilton […]

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Sun Kissed Skin

There aren’t many things quite as beautiful as sandy neutrals on sun kissed skin. A faint shimmer is all you need to accentuate that natural summer glow. This season, take a peek at my favorite must-haves… Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Eye Shadow, $26 Deborah Lippmann Polish Set, $29 (down from $54) Aerin Lipgloss in Waterlily Sun, $30 Bobbi Brown […]

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Summer Salad: A Seasonal Recipe

First, a disclaimer: I do not like salads. Let me rephrase, I will never experience an ounce of satisfaction by the average, run-of-the-mill salad comprised of shredded iceberg lettuce, parmesan cheese, and croutons swimming in a pool of dressing. Not only does the common plate lack nutritional value, but also it’s loaded in empty calories and essentially tastes like glorified cardboard. I do, however, enjoy a […]

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A Bulletproof Morning

Today I’m going to share one of health’s wildest anomalies. For those of you who have yet to learn about “Bulletproof Coffee,” prepare to completely abandon prior notions of health and wellness in your morning routine in exchange for pure decadence. We’re hardwired to treat breakfast as the most important meal of the day, and continue to hear that in order to lose weight, […]

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