Pumpkin Series: Pumpkin Spice Latte

‘Tis the season for the famed Pumpkin Spice Latte, made popular by Starbucks and made healthy by simply swapping some not-so-great ingredients (refined sugar, carrageenan and “natural flavors”) with healthy, nutrient-giving ones. A plethora of healthy versions abound, but this is one of our favorites, inspired by WellnessMama…thanks, Katie!! There are few things that offer […]

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Pumpkin Series: Homemade Puree

Pumpkin is like the Branch Basics of produce…so many different uses and never disappoints! With Fall in tow, we thought it’d be fun to share some of our favorite recipes featuring this versatile veggie – from savory soup to maple-sweetened muffins. And what’s so great is the immense nutrient benefits we receive when eating pumpkin-anything. […]

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“Candied” Cinnamon Walnuts

This season is known for its indulgences, but thankfully there are more and more recipes available that give a wholesome spin on our traditional holiday foods. My mom recently adapted this “candied” walnut recipe and it’s been a huge hit around our house over the past few weeks. It’s simple, nutritious and divinely delicious. Best […]

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Pics ‘n Praise: Puppy Love

  We LOVE hearing from you! Whether it’s a post, a tweet, an email or a snail mail, there’s rarely a comment that’s not shared and enjoyed amongst us three owners. But why keep them all to ourselves?! We figured this season, abounding in Christmas cards, is a great time to share pictures and praise […]

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Wise Traditions Conference: SUCCESS!

Kelly and I spent the past week in California, first visiting a sweet family friend at their BEAUTIFUL Carmel home (complete with a fabulous garden, amazing views, fresh air and ADORABLE children!) and then headed to Santa Clara for Weston A. Price Foundation’s 2012 Wise Traditions Conference. This was our second year to attend and […]

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Carpet stains, anyone?

We just received a testimonial from a new Branch Basics user and had to share…along with the awesome before/after pics she sent us: “Hi, I just received the gallon of cleaner and 3 bottles and used Branch Basics for the first time today and I am in love! I have a couple pet stains on […]

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Let’s hear it from some Baby Mamas!

Two of our favorite young mamas have put Branch Basics to the ultimate test: their babies! Both girls strive to use the safest products around their little nuggets, but also need something that works, especially for the…well…”tough stuff”. Let’s hear it straight from the mamas’ mouths: “Baby Charlotte and Mom love Branch Basics! From washing […]

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A Look into our Launch Party!

Thank to all of those who came out last Thursday to help us celebrate our official transition from Three Branches Healthy Living to Branch Basics! If you haven’t already, take a look around our new site, www.branchbasics.com. It’s kinda awesome… 🙂 Calypso St. Barth was the perfect setting for this event as most of our […]

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We’ve Arrived!

1,020.2 miles later, we arrived! Our overnight stops in Alabama and Tennessee were wonderful as we were greeted with big, southern welcomes from both. One of Kelly’s older brothers lives in Birmingham, so we were blessed to have a hot, healthy dinner (and yummy birthday dessert!) awaiting our Tuesday evening arrival…along with four of the […]

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We got it!

Thanks so much for all your amazingly creative tagline ideas…we loved, loved, LOVED each and every one! It was super hard to decide but once we did, we never looked back…it’s simple, it’s powerful and it’s TRUE. Thanks, Melanie Pritchett, for the one line that says it all… safe soap that simplifies your life We […]

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It’s Official!!!

It’s done, folks…we’ve made the switch! Check out www.branchbasics.com or continue going to www.threebrancheshealth.com and it will automatically redirect you to the new site. Thanks for supporting us during this transition phase as we get all the updates implemented (including this blog header!) and kinks worked out! As always, feel free to ask questions or […]

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