“Well being is a body and spirit life-long search that brings some lightness to your life.”
Story — (2/5/15)
Winter Herbal Teas
The herbal teas or infusions that are presented here are easy to prepare and will help you spend a healthy winter.
Recipe — (2/23/15)
From the kitchen of Renée Loux
These crunchy, minty, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate delights are reminiscent of the irresistible Girl Scout cookie classics, though made with clean ingredients.
Recipe — (1/21/15)
Julie Morris Recipe
These healthy energy bars are naturally sweet-and-spiced snacks on hand for whenever an energy boost is needed.
Editor's Picks — (1/24/15)
Seed + Salt
The new café celebrates clean eating by favoring taste, aesthetics and well being.
Story — (2/2/15)
Blissful Wellness Rituals
By staying mindful of nutrition, exercise, and stress levels, we can avoid falling into a slump and manifesting sickness in our bodies and minds.
Story — (1/24/15)
15 best spots in San Francisco
Here is BWB’s selection of places we love in San Francisco
Culture — (4/10/15)
Eat, Taste, Heal
This book is an excellent guide to Ayurvedic philosophy of health and nutrition and includes many delicious recipes.
Interview — (1/21/15)
with Julie Morris
Meet the Queen of Superfoods!
Editor's Picks — (1/19/15)
The food strikes a nice balance between flavor and health and pleases all different palates.
Editor's Picks — (1/17/15)
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles
The hotel has become a one-stop wellness shop, complete with holistic beauty treatments, pure foods and total zen.
Recipe — (1/19/15)
Café Gratitude Recipe
Roasted Brussel Sprouts in a Maple Miso Glaze
Story — (1/12/15)
Fabulous Fit on the West Coast
Here is a sampling of the latest and greatest for all things fitness & wellness in L.A – S.F
Story — (1/10/15)
Take a Hike
A very french take on an american passion…
Recipe — (12/29/14)
Hot Cocoa Recipe
Editor's Picks — (1/5/15)
Interview — (1/15/15)
The new place where you can come and go easily to take a 30 or 45 minutes meditation class.
Interview — (1/7/15)
With Matthew Kenney
He speaks to BWB’s contributor Rebecca Leffler about true plant love and casting a spell on the mainstream food industry.
Interview — (1/5/15)
Imagine a yoga studio, a spa, a cool and hip store, and a juice bar and café all in one place!
Culture — (3/16/15)
with Natasha Corrett
Honestly Healthy is more than a cookbook, it is a guide to promote balanced and healthy living.
Recipe — (12/18/14)
Très green, très clean and très chic (edible) Holiday gifts
Culture — (12/7/14)
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen
Recipe — (11/28/14)
Recipes with Apples
Editor's Picks — (12/16/14)
Happy – and healthy – holidays in St Barths
Story — (12/29/14)
To exercise or not to exercise on holidays…?
Story — (12/15/14)
Editor's Picks — (12/19/14)
A new boutique airline makes Paris-New York travel très chic and très healthy
Editor's Picks — (11/18/14)
Alain Passard is revolutionizing French cooking by bringing vegetables from their traditional role as supporting actors for meat & fish into the spotlight as stars in their own right.
Culture — (12/1/14)
The Fat Radish
Anyone that has dined at legendary NYC restaurant The Fat Radish has likely dreamed of living in the Fat Radish kitchen.
Editor's Picks — (11/14/14)
Studies have shown that infrared heat is the most beneficial, helping to cleanse the body of harmful toxins.
Editor's Picks — (11/13/14)
Check out YUJ, a new yoga clothing brand fresh from la France.
Editor's Picks — (11/11/14)
Mandarin Oriental Paris
The latest buzz from Paris: the Mandarin Oriental’s rooftop beehive !
Interview — (11/10/14)
with Rebecca Leffler
Rebecca Leffler is an American journalist, author and consultant who recently traded the red carpets of Paris for the green carpet in NYC.
Interview — (11/5/14)
In Paris, BoJus is the new detox brand everyone talks about in the beauty world.
Editor's Picks — (11/3/14)
Molitor Hotel in Paris
Take a dip in luxury at an iconic Parisian hotspot.
Story — (11/21/14)
An apple a day keeps the doctor away
With Christmas around the corner, the cold front marching on, and the many food excesses the season entails, our body needs some extra care.
Interview — (10/28/14)
with Angela Le
Editor's Picks — (10/27/14)
Le geek, c’est chic!
The Galaxy Gear Fit wristband that syncs with the phone looks like it’s straight from a fashion runway in the future.
Story — (10/24/14)
7 golden rules for healthy snacking
Editor's Picks — (10/22/14)
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair
They provide an all-day ergonomic support for a stronger and healthier back.
Editor's Picks — (10/24/14)
Interview — (10/22/14)
How Delos Living is transforming the global healthy living landscape By Rebecca Leffler.
Recipe — (11/22/14)
Gwenaëlle Ducasse Recipe
Interview — (10/13/14)
Constantin Bisanz from Aloha
The founder of ALOHA takes a pause from changing the world one greens powder at a time to share his tips for a healthy office environment – and life! – with Rebecca Leffler
Recipe — (10/17/14)
Green Smoothie Recipe
Interview — (10/8/14)
Erika Bloom Pilates
Story — (10/3/14)
Yoga for the Desk Jockey
I recommend incorporating the following 3 yoga postures into your workday routine.
Story — (10/1/14)
Get up, Stand up.
The standing desk may be the answer to your back pain and fatigue at work.
Recipe — (10/10/14)
Unpealievable Pea purée
In French, peas may be called “petits pois,” but these petite veggies pack a big nutritional punch.
Story — (9/23/14)
Editor's Picks — (9/26/14)
Calm Mind Retreat
If you think that the words “calm” and “mind” may never be used in the same sentence to describe you, the Mandarin Oriental’s Calm Mind Retreat is for you.
Story — (9/22/14)
Meditation and Exercise
For someone who already exercises regularly, does adding a daily meditation practice really make a difference?
Culture — (11/3/14)
The book is a history lesson, a whimsical romp through French culture, a cookbook and a work of art all in one.
Editor's Picks — (9/20/14)
The pastry chef Pierre Hermé was recently named the « Picasso of Pastry » by Vogue.
Recipe — (10/3/14)
Recipe — (9/15/14)
Quinoa is packed with protein, magnesium and vitamins and makes for a great filling breakfast, light lunch or hearty dinner.
Interview — (9/15/14)
Chef Daphné Cheng
At 25 years old, Chef Daphne Cheng is a pioneer in haute, plant-based cuisine.
Culture — (9/20/14)
BWB’s link of the month
This month at BWB we have loved reading this article from Bloomberg News that highlights the benefits of meditation.
Story — (9/11/14)
Essential oils are a powerful gift from nature, offering the best and at the same time, the simplest tool to live a happy and clean life.
Story — (9/7/14)
A “gong meditation session” is supposed to refresh your senses, recalibrate your brain, give you inner peace, even remove your wrinkles if you have any!
Story — (9/1/14)
The September Issue
“Time and Silence are the most luxurious things today“. Tom Ford
Recipe — (9/18/14)
Yogi tea is supposed to strengthen the nervous system, energize the body, clear the mind.
Story — (8/27/14)
Coconut oil has a delightful nutty aroma and makes any recipe creamier, but it also happens to boast countless health benefits, especially glowing skin.
Culture — (9/11/14)
Coming to Our Senses
By ‘coming to our senses’ we learn to appreciate the present moment, we learn to savor the senses.
Story — (8/18/14)
Painting the Inner Landscape
Today’s modern woman (yes, YOU) is the ultimate multi-tasker. How do we keep on refueling for success?
Recipe — (8/25/14)
Summer veggies coconut curry
Story — (8/11/14)
The Low Histamine Diet
A typical histamine reaction is hard to differentiate from the standard allergic response.
Recipe — (8/20/14)
Crumbles always make for a perfect sweet and scrumptious finale to any meal…and they can be very healthy, too.
Recipe — (8/20/14)
Raw Almond Milk
Culture — (8/25/14)
The benefits of coconut oil for your brain
The benefits of Coconut Oil for your brain.
Recipe — (8/4/14)
Green melon gazpacho
Want to try some new recipes with coconut oil?
Here is a summer menu that is light (and vegan and gluten free) yet delicious and so easy and fun to prepare.
Enjoy and share with your family and friends, bien sûr!
Story — (8/7/14)
Hike is the new Lunch
In LA, instead of “Lunch this week?” it’s often “Hike this week?”
Meet me at Runyon—the go-to place for a quick 45 minute up-and-down is basically like asking a girlfriend to meet at Fred’s in New York.
Interview — (8/5/14)
Douglas Riboud and Justin Guilbert are the two young entrepreneurs behind the successful coconut water brand Harmless Harvest
Culture — (7/22/14)
Gena Hamshaw is the mastermind – and masterchef! – behind beloved blog Choosingraw.com.
Recipe — (7/27/14)
French Endive Salad
This salad is ideal for its freshness and its mix of savory and sweet tastes.
Editor's Picks — (7/7/14)
For the water you’re waiting for, get your H20 on! Rebecca Leffler tells us all about the new Soma water filter.
Editor's Picks — (9/3/14)
Lululemon Cozy Wrap
Lululemon Vinyasa Scarf will keep us cozy when we meditate.
Culture — (7/6/14)
Alejandro Junger’s new book Clean Eats is a celebration of great tasting foods with more than 200 recipes from Chef Frank Giglio and guest stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoe Saldana, Donna Karan, Cameron Diaz or Orlando Bloom
Editor's Picks — (6/25/14)
The foam roller
A great wellness tool to have at home
Interview — (6/15/14)
Interview with Katherine Greiner
“Dance cardio is unique in that it is accessible to individuals of all fitness levels.” Katherine Greiner
Story — (6/1/14)
Healthy Natural Remedies
Natural ingredients from your kitchen to use as remedies this summer by Marie-Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre.
Story — (6/8/14)
Tips to fight jet lag naturally
On your mark, Jet Set…Go! Rebecca Leffler shares her tips for healing jet lag symptoms naturally
Editor's Picks — (6/8/14)
Look well after a long travel
Get ready for your super-travel-pouch.
Culture — (9/3/14)
Meditation For Beginners
Here is the book by author Jon Kabat-Zinn for those of you who are eager to learn more about Meditation.
Interview — (5/23/14)
Yelo Spa is the perfect retreat where you can catch up on relaxation with massages, reflexology and sleep! BWB interviews Yelo Spa founder Nicolas Ronco.
Story — (5/11/14)
Stepping Out Into Spring
A ‘Spring Story’ by Shelley Lewis.
Recipe — (6/22/14)
Simple and delicious artichokes
A simple artichoke preparation.
Recipe — (6/15/14)
Katherine Greiner’s summer recipe
Katherine Greiner shares with us one of her favorite summer recipe.
Culture — (6/15/14)
Revive book by Frank Lipman. Stop feeling spent and start living again.
Culture — (5/1/14)
The Body Book
Whenever a movie star decides to share their beauty secrets, we are more than eager to listen. This month, I read The Body Book by the sparkling Cameron Diaz and I liked it.
Interview — (7/7/14)
Yoga in the Riviera
Recipe — (7/2/14)
Green & Glam Granolove Parfait
Guest chef Daphne Cheng and Rebecca Leffler share with us their latest summer recipe! the Green & Glam Granolove Parfait.
Culture — (7/13/14)
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Michael Pollan, New York Times bestselling author, tells us the secrets behind what we eat in this must read Omnivore’s Dilemma.
Recipe — (5/1/14)
Green & Glam Crème de Chia
This chia pudding is la crème-de-la-crème of healthy desserts.
Story — (5/1/14)
Done with the Soft Drinks
Soft drinks and fruit drinks are unhealthy, period.
Editor's Picks — (5/1/14)
A modern take on the Rx and Wellness bar with Stanley’s Pharmacy.
Culture — (8/23/14)
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
Full of valuable tips and medical information, this book by Dr. Christiane Northrup highlights everything you need to know to create physical and mental balance.