The minute someone refers to vegetarianism or eating healthy, the usual reaction or natural assumption is that the food is unstimulating, lacks flavor and much less enjoyable than a juicy burger or a crispy piece of bacon. But who ever said being a vegetarian had to be boring?? “Turns out they were wrong”, vegetarians enjoy food in the same manner with anyone else, as not … Continue reading My Vegetarian Snap Story | BRITTNEY DISHES
We all want clear glowing skin. But while some are naturally born with gorgeous, clear skin, the rest of us strive hard to get that flawless glow as it can often feel like a never ending battle against hyper-pigmentation, dark circles, acne, blackheads, pimples and dull skin. Using expensive creams, facial treatments and skincare services can sometimes prove to be counterproductive as results are often … Continue reading 365 Days Of Glowing Skin!
How We Found the Best Natural Deodorant We started with 155 products all marketed as natural deodorants. Our picks included recommendations from “best of” lists in magazines like Allure, Good Housekeeping, and Men’s Journal, as well as best-sellers from mainstream retailers (think Walgreens) and natural- and organic-oriented e-commerce sites, like Thrive Market and Swanson Health Products. The 30-Second Review The best natural deodorant fends off … Continue reading The Best Natural Deodorants | Reviews.com
Making healthy decisions means being selective about the types of foods you eat and buy—but that can also mean multiple trips to different grocery stores just to keep your favorite products stocked. Not to mention the high markup on high-quality food brands! There’s a better way. Thrive Market takes the hassle out of healthy living so that organic food and natural products are accessible to … Continue reading Get FREE Organic Coconut Aminos + Wholesale Non-GMO Favorites
I thought I had a pretty good handle of my monthly expenses and spending habits until I started a monthly budget planner. I gained tremendous insight of exactly how my financial income was being distributed including, what I spent, where I spent it and how much or how little I spent relative to my monthly income. Maintaing a monthly budget planner and being organized in … Continue reading Why I Started A Monthly Budget Planner And So Should You!
I received products from the new Pantene Pro-V Gold Series line curiosity of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review/test products and share honest opinions based on each individuals personal social influence. As a blogger It is always exciting to receive free products and discount codes and thus, share my honest opinion with my subscribers. However, I was especially excited to … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES | Pantene Pro-V Gold Series Review
PREP TIME : 7 minutes COOK TIME : 15 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 22 minutes SERVES: 6 Recipe By: Brittney Grant INGREDIENTS: TIP: To make a larger serving just simply double each ingredient 1 1/2 cup Wholewheat Flour (I used Heckers All Natural 100% Wholewheat Flour) 1/3 cup Coconut Sugar 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 tespoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Baking Powder … Continue reading The Best Darn Vegan Waffles Ever!
In case you couldn’t already tell, summer has officially arrived! And with summer comes higher, more humid temps but while it may feel great to finally show off that oh-so good looking summer bod, more exposure to the sun and UV rays can wreck havoc on your skin—therefore, we must protect ourselves and our skin. All of us,regardless of race or skin type, needs protection … Continue reading Protect your Melanin, Darker Skin Needs Sunscreen Too! | Best sunscreens for darker skin
Implementation of balance between work, family, lifestyle and self isn’t always an easy step, nonetheless, it is a vital part of our overall well-being; as many of us often neglect self-care when we are consumed with the intense pressure of work and other obligations. Making a habit of devoting a day to pamper and nurture yourself and/or indulge in leisurely activities isn’t just important but … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs A Self-Care Sunday!
Feeling Self conscious about your eating habits lately? Looking for a healthy reboot? These food documentaries will change the way you eat forever! Food Matters, Food Choices and Fork Over Knives are powerful food documentaries that not only discusses the food industry, but also highlights food sourcing and how it directly affects everything from our bodies to the environment. This post gives a brief synopsis … Continue reading These Food Documentaries Will Change The Way You Eat Forever!
If your like me and suffer from seasonal allergies then this time of year can be pretty rough as spring allergies are the most common. But let’s face it, weather your a spring or year-round allergy sufferer, allergies in general can be a nightmare! As a life long allergy sufferer I know all the challenges they present. As if excessive sneezing, itchy watery eyes, runny … Continue reading Britt’s Allergy-Proof Makeup and Skincare Guide
I may not be a nutritionist yet, but I do know a thing or two about the importance of essential vitamins and minerals for proper functioning of the body. Therefore, If your diet isn’t rich in fruits, vegetables and nutritious foods, you are probably deficient in essential vitamins and nutrients that are vital to your overall health. And while many of us do consume comparatively … Continue reading 3 Beneficial Supplements To Include In Your Diet
PREP TIME : 5 minutes COOK TIME : 40 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 50 minutes SERVES: up to 6 Recipe By: Brittney Grant Besides the 2 cups of quinoa, the measurements of each ingredient is entirely up to you and what you prefer as each ingredient can be customizable to your liking and/or what you have on hand. If yo don’t … Continue reading Easy To Make Quinoa Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe
Spring started a few weeks ago, but the temperatures here in New York City have been suggesting otherwise up until the start of this week. And while it’s been great to finally enjoy warmer weather, the heat has a way of leaving the body feeling dehydrated and frazzled. For many, the change from winter to spring can be a major shock for the body, suddenly … Continue reading Spring 2 0
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, Me & My BIG ideas, Cetaphil Juice Beauty and Sustainable Earth by Staples. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! 1. Vive Le Color! AFRICA (Adult Coloring Book) $5.49, amazon.com This is my absolute favorite adult coloring book! This adult coloring book offers 72 pages of beautiful and meditative … Continue reading March Favorites
Out with the old, and into my new spring-care routine! The official start of spring can only mean one thing……it’s time to switch our skin care regimens. Luckily, spring’s skincare regimen is way less complicated than winter’s as “less is more” with spring skin. It’s time to swap out those heavy creams and serums and switch to lighter, ph balancing formulas. Exfoliating, moisturizing and balancing are … Continue reading Out with the old! | My new spring-care routine
From Pizza crusts to pizza crust to steaks, cauliflower seems to be the latest trend in food and everyone is indulging in the cauli-craze. Apart from it’s adequate ability to remaster popular dishes and ingredients, and recent “popularity”, cauliflower has superior health benefits; It is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, inflammatory, helps detox the body, aids in digestion, promotes heart health, and counters inflammation. … Continue reading Cauliflower is the new Kale!
Winter has not quite ended in case you couldn’t already tell from the recent frigid low temperature. Stay warm while you satisfy your appetite with my simple, savory and delicious vegetarian chili recipe. PREP TIME : 10 minutes COOK TIME : 40 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 50 minutes SERVES: 11-12 Recipe By: Brittney Grant INGREDIENTS BEANS 13.4 oz or 1 … Continue reading C-H-I-L-I W E A T H E R !
In efforts of being more environmentally conscious, thus living my values, I’ve decided to embrace a zero waste lifestyle. WHAT IS A ZERO WASTE LIFESTYLE? Started by Bea Johnson and popularized by Lauren Singer, zero waste is a movement to reduce the amount of trash produced each year, thus encouraging the recondition of resource life cycles so that all products can be reused. I will … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey!
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, BARE MINERALS, RMS BEAUTY and ACURE. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! → RMS BEAUTY ♡ ULTIMATE MAKEUP REMOVER WIPE – $16, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIVING LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MAGIC LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIP2CHEEK DIABOLIQUE – $36, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MASCARA – … Continue reading FEBRUARY FAVORITES