Coastal Kitchen

Separated by circumstance but still sharing a love for a healthy lifestyle …

DIY Gift Guide

Get creative this holiday season and try out some of these easy and fun “DIY” gift ideas. Currently we’ve made jelly jar travel and teacup candles along with lavender scented bath salts. We put our own spin on things, but followed instructions for both at Real Simple. Below are some more ideas that we plan […]

Against all Grain

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Danielle Walker, blogger and author of the New York Times Best Seller Against all Grain, during her book signing and presentation at Barnes and Noble in Pittsburgh, Pa. Having struggled with an autoimmune disease (ulcerative colitis) for many years in her twenties, Danielle talked to […]

Finding something to look forward to everyday …

We got talking the other day about what inspires us and honestly there are so many things that the three of us love to do and it’s making time each day to do something that makes us happy. Creating small things to look forward to each day and not feeling the pressure to do it […]

Articles for Thought

The month of August brings lots of exciting and new activities and events for the Coastal Kitchen ladies.  Here are four articles that definitely caught our eyes today! 5 Reasons to Start a Relationship With Apple Cider Vinegar (Fitsugar.com) 25 Great Snacks for Runners (Runners World) Ask Well: 3 Short Workouts or 1 Long One? […]

Links We Love

I guess this could be called “Links We Hate,” because the information in each article makes you want to move to another planet and never eat or drink anything again! Of course we are exaggerating, but seriously, this information will make you rethink many different aspects of the food industry. We vow never to let […]

Links We Love

We enjoy our precious moments in the kitchen and want to bring you along on our exploration of the great blogs and resources where we draw inspiration. Here are a few good reads as well as some free Kindle downloads to help you quench your foodie desires. 1. Real Food on a Budget – 25 Tips […]