With turkey and ham in droves, we always crave some vegetables during holiday parties. This simple and gorgeous carrot recipe from China Kautz (the stylist and photographer behind the lovely @olivecreativeco) uses everyday ingredients but will have your guests begging for the recipe. Keep reading for China's nightly routine and her carrot recipe that we'll be serving all winter long.
Well-intentioned as we try to be, this time of year can inevitably be stressful, hectic, and leave us feeling more depleted than fulfilled - not exactly living in a golden state. We wanted to take an opportunity to share some inspiring-- and delightful-- answers to the question "What does living in a golden state mean to you?"
As an olive oil brand, our collection of olive oil cake recipes is something we hold dear. We are so pleased to share with you our round up of these top notch olive oil cake recipes, one for every occasion this holiday season.
Those cooler Autumn nights are the perfect excuse to cozy up with a cup of tea, fuzzy blanket, and a fascinating documentary. We've gathered up some of our favorites on Netflix at the moment, we hope you enjoy. (And please send us your #cozyautumnnight views)
Trending with Food Innovators—CBD Dips. Here's how: Amy Holt shows us the perfect way to add a little unexpected fun to your next dinner party. A host who adds CBD to the hummus and beet dip? Talk about setting the mood.
We have to admit, we are loving these chilly mid-winter nights and all of the cozy reading opportunities that they bring, and we are absolutely adoring the plethora of incredible independent magazines on shelves right now. From the inspiring articles to the museum gallery-worthy cover art, these magazines are all covering our coffee tables. Read on for some of our favorites of the moment.
Chris Carter is the co-founder of Porter Road, an company with a new outlook on the meat industry in America. Porter Road works with select local farms, processes all meat in their own facility in Kentucky, and expertly hand-cuts every piece. While the butcher shop has become a cult favorite for people who live nearby, the founders realized that friends and family outside of Nashville were still stuck eating low quality, grocery store meat. In 2017, they decided to take Porter Road online with the goal of making the world’s best meat accessible nationwide. We chatted with Chris about the beauty of smoking meat and grandma's fried chicken.
Is there anything better than curling up on the couch and flipping through a gorgeous new coffee table book? Here at Brightland HQ, coffee table books are treasured and much discussed. From niche cookbooks to design collections, here is a round up of our favorites at the moment.
We have all heard that anti-inflammatory foods are beneficial for us, but what does that actually mean? Luckily, we have Dr. Elke Cooke here to answer all of our questions! Read more about inflammatory foods to avoid, top anti-inflammatory foods, and why olive oil is considered such an anti-inflammatory superfood.
With dietary restrictions abound, don't let Thanksgiving recipe decisions ruin our favorite holiday. We've gathered a healthy sweet potato recipe, easy yet unique dips, and an unexpected desert, so all you have to worry about is the turkey.
To celebrate everyday elegance, we visited the home of Michelle Toney. Michelle is the co-founder of Morrow Soft Goods, a specialty textiles company based in Los Angeles. Peruse our Fall 2019 Lookbook for more simple, beautiful moments.
To celebrate everyday elegance, we visited the home of Zarna Surti. Zarna is the Global Editorial Director at Nike Women and Founder of Tonal Journal. Peruse our Fall 2019 Lookbook for more simple, beautiful moments.
To celebrate everyday elegance, we visited the home of Ali Heiss. Ali is a jewelry designer, entrepreneur, and co-owner of LA-based sister jewelry brands, Amarilo and Haati Chai. Peruse our Fall 2019 Lookbook for more simple, beautiful moments.
As the most elevated way to snack, the charcuterie board is something we are quite fond of, whether for a holiday part or a cozy Sunday night with friends. We have gathered our top tips for the perfect spread.
To celebrate everyday elegance, we visited the home of Rebecca Foster. Rebecca lives in Santa Monica and in her free time enjoys her mindful meditation practice and spending time with her thee adult daughters and her three grandchildren. Peruse our Fall 2019 Lookbook for more simple, beautiful moments.
We might have strayed from our gluten free ways during the holiday season, but what better way to cleanse and reset than by celebrating National Gluten Free Day? In honor of this lovely holiday, we have gathered up our yummiest recipes that will truly make you question whether or not they are gluten free. Happy eating, everyone.
While we miss the family time, baked goods, and festive music that the holiday season provided, we are very excited to reset and prepare for a glorious new year. Find three recipes below that are perfect for starting fresh and filling your body with all of the nutrients it might have lacked during the holiday festivities.
Superbowl Sunday is a holiday we always look forward to, the gathering of friends, the celebratory atmosphere, and of course, the large spread of food. While hot dogs and and chips usually come to mind, we promise there are some elevated superbowl alternatives that will please the whole crowd. Read on for Brightland's take on the Superbowl Sunday spread.
We love everything about holiday dinners, the food, the company, and especially the festive decor. Creating dreamy tablescapes is a true art, and no one does it better than our friends at Social Studies, the rentable tablescapes company. Founders Jess and Amy answered some of our top questions for creating lovely, sustainable, and fun tablescapes all party season long.
This holiday season, we partnered with artist behind The Cartorialist, Carly Kuhn, to create our very special Holiday DUO labels. We are sure you've seen Carly's amazing work on instagram and through her partnerships with brands such as Glossier, Elle, and Dior. Read our interview with the serious artist who doesn't take herself too seriously.
Why wait for the beautiful weather to spring clean? We actually find winter cleaning a lovely and therapeutic activity for those long dark evenings. We have gathered some of our favorite products and tips for getting your kitchen in tip top shape.
A kitchen shelf says so much about someone. Is it clean and minimal, with only the necessities? Is it vibrant and cluttered, filled with odds and ends? We absolutely love asking what people keep on their "kitchen shelfie," read below for some wonderful answers!
We are thrilled to announce the debut of LUCID, our first Limited Edition Blend. Inspired by California winters, LUCID is custom-blended with Lemon for Lustrous Fare and golden hours. Amsterdam-based artist B.D.Graft collaborated with us on LUCID's label, influenced by Matisse's cutouts and the pleasure derived from a wonderful meal.
At Brightland, our journey begins with listening to the soil and the sun. And after observing the patterns of the 2018 Harvest year, our guides have made themselves clear - and we are responding accordingly.
We all know that extra virgin olive oil is a healthy fat, but what does that truly mean? Our resident expert, Dr. Cooke, is here to tell us all about the benefits of healthy fats and why they should be incorporated into every diet.
The Brightland team has curated a slew of research around some surprising benefits of extra virgin olive oil and we are jazzed to share a few in the first edition of a new series,For Body, Heart and Soul.
Extra virgin olive oil is the ingredient all of your desserts have been missing. You've heard of olive oil cake, maybe even olive oil ice cream, but our new favorite is olive oil froyo pops. This clean and simple recipe is the perfect after school treat.