Every year the holidays come around and sweet treats of all shapes and sizes appear! We painstakingly attempt resisting these sweet treats, but they somehow end up in our bellies against our will. For one to two months of this Holiday food stampede, our inner strength is put on standby until it's time to roll out our list of new year’s resolutions and get back to our diets. Yes, traditional baked goods have had a bad reputation, and for good reason! The ingredients in them ar
Well folks, Autumn is in full swing! The leaves are changing colors, there’s a chill in the air, and we want pumpkin in everything – including in our face masks! This simple, 3 ingredient face mask will leave your skin feeling smooth, soft, and bright! 2 tablespoons Organic Pumpkin Puree 1 tsp Organic Coconut Sugar 1 tablespoon Honey (we used Beekeeper Mike’s Raw Wildflower Honey) Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Apply lovingly to a clean face. Let sit for 15-2
If you come to Aptos Natural Foods' Annual Block Party and 30th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday November 16 (from 12-4pm), you will have a chance to meet Charlotte Carreira in person. There, Carreira will be sharing a table with Curves, where she also works as a fitness coach and manager. As a wellness coach, she will be talking about, and showing videos of ear candling. Carreira is a certified ear candling practitioner as well as holding certificates in Firewalk Instruct
Cutting into a fresh ripened passion fruit for the first time is a thrilling and intoxicating experience, as you are hit with an enticingly sweet tropical aroma. Close your eyes, take a deep breath in and for a moment you are transported to a tropical sandy beach. Its signature aroma alone will tempt you to make this cheesecake, I promise.
Exotic, sweet, slightly sour and tangy flavors from the passion fruit combine great with creamy desserts and is such a versatile fruit y
The pumpkin is the most iconic squash representing Fall in America. Fossilized pumpkin seeds found in Mexico can be dated back to 7000 BC. The name "pumpkin" comes from "Pepon" or "large melon." Fun Pumpkin Facts: Pumpkins are loaded with Vitamin A and potassium. Pumpkins are 90% water. Certain Native American groups traditionally dry strips of pumpkin to use as mats. In colonial times, pumpkins were used to make dough for pies, not the filling! The classic "pumpkin pie" orig