Blog – Food & Drink

Holiday Weekend Brunch & Shopping

This holiday weekend, have the girls over for brunch and then out for shopping - at ellelauri, of course!  Add some bubbly and orange juice for mimosas, plus crisp bacon and perhaps a chocolate croissant or delicious pastry from a local bakery. Get ready for fall with...

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Creating Creative Cocktails

Even though it’s raining cats and dogs this week, we are anticipating some warm weather and sunnier climes this weekend! Whip up these frozen treats for some relaxing refreshment, then take yourself shopping and see what new items we have. And SAVE THE DATE: Saturday...

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Ardmore Restaurant Week is Going on Now

Ardmore Restaurant Week is back and we are hungry already! Running until July 29, Ardmore Restaurant Week is days of great food at great prices. If you have always wanted to try a great place to dine but couldn’t find the time or money, now is the moment. At...

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Start the Weekend with a Collagen Strawberry Parfait

As we ease into summer, it’s starting to take the tiniest toll on our skin- sunscreen, chlorine, salt water, sun- this all can show up on our skin. Rinsing off after the pool and ocean and moisturizing all keep your skin glowing on the outside,  but how to glow from...

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Paleo Pumpkin Bars

The holidays are fast approaching which means most of us will be eating our way through the next two months. Enjoying holiday treats doesn't mean we have to forego our healthy lifestyles. Here is a recipe for pumpkin bars that are not only healthy but paleo and vegan...

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Outdoor Dining- Rittenhouse Square

Now that the warm weather is finally here, we can sit outside to wine and dine. We can't think of a better place to enjoy the city's outdoor dining scene than Rittenhouse Square. Here are ellelauri's picks for Rittenhouse's best outdoor dining spots.ParcParc is a...

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Ritt Row Preview Party 2016

We had a great time at the Rittenhouse Row preview party last night. Many local businesses came together to celebrate Philadelphia's food, fashion, and music. The restaurants showcased some of their favorite dishes, including bite-size desserts and signature...

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Main Line Fashion Week

We had such a great time at Main Line Fashion Week. The event was held at Grace Winery in Glen Mills, PA. It was chilly but the scenery was beautiful and the wine definitely warmed us up!We had a pop-up shop which included clothing designed by Liz Rymar as well as...

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Going Vegan with Amanda Campfield

ellelauri's own Amanda Campfield has decided to switch to a vegan lifestyle. Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products. In terms of diet, vegans do not eat meat or animal bi-products such as dairy. Here is what Amanda has discovered about...

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hydrate, cleanse and debloat: simple flavored water

We all know drinking lots of water throughout the day is important for so many reasons – to hydrate, flush out toxins, regulate digestion, for heathy skin… the list goes on.However, sometimes sipping plain old H2O can get a little boring. By using these simple...

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Warm up with banana bread

What’s better on a cold winter day (or any day really) than a delicious, comforting piece of banana bread? Since it is one of my all time favorite treats and I have been craving it a lot this winter, I have been been making healthier versions by using whole wheat...

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fall inspired: repair and replenish

Post-workout smoothiesThese three recipes are a must try! They help to replenish and repair after a workout, boost your immune system and taste delicious. They are also packed with essential vitamins and nutrients like fiber, healthy fats, B vitamins, and much more....

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Drinking Aloe? Find out why you should be

Aloe: skin saver or delicious and healthy beverage?Most of us of familiar with aloe vera as a topical skin gel: The cool, jelly like substance that comes in a transparent bottle and is usually an electric green color or a frigid blue. Give the bottle a nice squeeze...

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Hanging out with Rosemary and Ginger

Rosemary Ginger Lemonade (+cocktail recipe)Let’s switch it up this summer and combat the heat with this refreshing Rosemary Ginger Lemonade and a Rosemary Ginger Cocktail. I know some of us can be dependent on our iced coffees, but what about something even more...

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Minty Madness Smoothie

Happy St. Paddy’s Day! I am sure some of you will be having other beverages that do not include spinach… or almond milk… BUT if you are on the detox (or  just looking for another delicious healthy smoothie recipe) you have to try this refreshing,  creamy Minty Madness...

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Chocolate and Chambord Anyone?

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Whether you are celebrating today with your significant other, best friends, or feel like you just want some alone time-  these simple, yet delicious recipes are a must!I know with everyone’s busy schedule it can be hard to find the time to be...

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Food for game day! The healthy way.

Shhh! The healthy part will be our secret. Who doesn't love a spread of delicious snacks to eat during game day… and in this case not just any game day – Super Bowl Sunday game day!?I certainly do. I also love putting my own healthier spin on staple game day/party...

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