Who We Are
Luna, co-founder, Goddess of Flavor and Design
I am a lover of sweetness, beauty, kindness, being outdoors, and fresh organic fruits and vegetables. I am a singer, a mama, a visionary, a rebel, and I Iove to cook and serve beautiful meals.
While falling in love with Larry, we were bursting with creative energy, which led to the creation of Luna & Larry's Coconut Bliss.
My wish is that you feel the love and playfulness that we have in creating Coconut Bliss. I suggest you savor each taste and feed one another often.
Larry, co-founder, our leader, follower, and fellow blisser
I am an artist, teacher, tinkerer, father, and explorer of consciousness, and have always had a fascination with food and how it affects our consciousness and our planet.
Luna and I were drawn together while both doing a cleansing fast in the spring of 2003, and within a year we were making ice cream from coconuts. The rest is history.
May all who place Coconut Bliss between their lips experience stillness, joy, glowing health, and uncontrollable shivers of rapture. (Here's a video of Larry talking about Coconut Bliss, Spring 2010.)
Kim, Production Sorceress of Bliss, Family In The Formula
I'm the big sister of the Bliss tribe, steering our sacred sources here.
I'm here because...I've always wanted to be here.
Know that there is a deep love we call upon to fashion your Bliss,
and lay it so gently into
Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune and Events, First Employee of Bliss
I am a singer and musician (www.jayalakshmi.net). That is my greatest passion in life! (besides raw chocolate sauce over Vanilla Island...) I'm also the mother of two amazing girls.
I'm here because the good lord blessed me to meet Luna & Larry in 2005, and I ended up with a super awesome, yummy job that I love.
A wish for our customers: that you will be able to obtain and maintain perfect health and deep peace.
Marc, National Sales Manager
I am a snowboarding, high energy, mellow guy. The "nice" guy, flow seeker and Papa to two amazing kids.
Piggy-backing "Bliss" deliveries onto my route for an organic coffee company, I soon began to resonate with being the Bliss delivery guy. I just couldn't get enough so I asked for a job .... Share your Bliss!!! (whatever it may be...)
Chris G, Inside Sales Educator, Magic Culinary Creator
I'm a lover of high vibe music...
And luscious food, making it and eating it...
People call me MR. Bliss. I get the bliss in your mouth.
My wish is for people to be the love they wish to feel!!!
Toby G, Green Shaman, Magic Brit, Sales Guy
The TobyStar, sales dandy, bringing in some cross Atlantic touches.
I am in love with this company of Bliss merchants.
I feel honored to be a part of the evolution of ice cream and the planet!
Lurvin the Cherry Amaretto.
Andrea, Processor Of Orders of Bliss, Accounts Receivable
I am a seeker of truth - speaking my truth with honesty, integrity and compassion. I am the mother of two fabulous kids and the wife of a pretty fabulous fellow Bliss'er. I love the quiet outdoors, being captivated by a good book, dancing, singing and spending time with loved ones.
I am here to serve....
My favorite Bliss to serve is Ginger Cookie Caramel.
May you find the strength to speak your truth and the bliss to give you strength.
Victorianna, The Goddess of Ambassadorship
Through the vast network of Blissful Operatives, I co-create the "Ah Ha" moment on the palates of all who seek the way to a higher taste, essentially saving the world one Blissful spoonful at a Time!
Because I believe that there are many paths to Nirvana. Bliss is just one of them.
A Thought: I hope that you feel the love and energy in each pint of Bliss. Now close your eyes, imagine the highest good for all that is. In that moment we are one.
Favorite Flavor? Changes with my mood. Thank goddess there's a flavor for each of them! Right now I'm feeling Mint Galactica.......Universally exciting! Last night I was Dark Chocolate.........mellow and velvety! Pour fresh hot espresso over a heapin' hunk o' Vanilla Island...
Michael, Food Service Maestro, Sales Soul Brother
I am a fun-loving jokester who likes to get things done such as spreading the goodness and awareness of healthy living and Coconut Bliss. I enjoy preparing delicious food, playing and listening to an array of music, spending time in the great outdoors and exploring spirituality. Friends and family are very important to me since they allow me to open up expressions of my heart.
I ended up here due to patience and perseverance. I met Marc in February '10 and stayed in touch, expressing my interest to become part of the Bliss family. A year later, the time was right!
My wish for the world is to live in harmony with unlimited Bliss!
My favorite Bliss is Mocha Maca Crunch.
Christina S, Organizer Extraordinaire, Foodie and Fermentation Goddess
I'm here because it is like my second family; we all resonate on the same high vibes and we all want to genuinely share that with the world through Bliss.
And a wish/tip/desire for our customers:
Always do at least one thing each day that gives you immense pleasure & revel in those little moments - like dancing like a maniac when no one is watching, or digging through 1/3 of the pint going after the fudge ribbon in Naked Almond Fudge!
Our Ambassador Team
Coconut Bliss has many, many, many, more wonderful people doing demos for us all over the United States and Canada. We generally have around 50 people who do demos for us on a regular basis! Sometimes we even have store employees who love us sample our products out to their customers. You can always take a look at our events calendar to see when a tasting or event is going to be happening in a store near you: http://coconutbliss.com/news/events.
If you see one of the Bliss demo team out spreading the bliss, please give them some love and sample bliss to your heart’s content!
(And if you ever think you've got what it takes to be a Bliss demo person, feel free to email us at jobsATcoconutblissDOTcom with a cover letter and a resume. )
Layla - Seattle, Washington
Favorite Flavor: Naked Almond Fudge
Layla enjoys seeing new places, eating yummy food, going to farmers markets, dancing to good music, making art of all sorts, yoga, spending time with great friends and family and being in nature.
She loves sharing Coconut Bliss: “It makes me feel good to spread something that reflects my values and makes people so happy, I love the look on people's faces when they fall in love. My favorite recipe for Bliss is a vegan coconut ice cream cake made with the naked coconut, YUM!!!”
Keenan Smith and Nicole (Regreen Marketing) - Northern New Mexico
Keenan's favorite bliss flavor: Dark Chocolate: "absolutely the richest and most decadent chocolate ice cream, anywhere!" Nicole's favorite bliss flavor: Mint Galactica "the perfect combination of mint and chocolate, the best I've ever tasted!"
Keenan and Nicole started Regreen Marketing in 2007 when they converted their bus into a veggie oil powered RV and set out across the nation on a serious demo mission, promoting the best organic products in the industry.
Team Regreen now spends their days in the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico, raising our daughter Atalaya and sharing the Bliss with our community.
Comet - Ashland, Oregon
Comet is one of the original demo people for Coconut Bliss in Eugene circa 2004.
She loves putting Maca powder and Blue green Algae on Vanilla Island, but her favorite is Chocolate Peanut Butter.
Nicole Minneapolis, Minnesota (Twin Cities)
Favorite Flavor of Coconut Bliss: Naked Almond Fudge
Nicole is a recently graduated French speaking blogger with a passion for Natural Health and Fitness.
She is currently focusing her creative energy on several music projects.
You can check out Nicole’s Raw Foods/Holistic Living Blog at: http://nicolerawawake.wordpress.com
Melanie Rose - Greater Boston Area
Favorite Flavor: Mint Galactica
Melanie is a herbalist/health educator and lover of all things natural and healthy. When she’s not sampling out Coconut Bliss, you can find her in African dance class, teaching at the Boston School of Herbal Studies, or smothering her one-year-old baby boy with love.
David - Austin, San Antonio, and Houston, Texas
David’s favorite flavor is Naked Coconut, which he likes to make a shake with. Adding young coconut water, cacao nibs, goji berries and a pinch of sea salt.
David is also a talented DJ, you can check out some electronic music he’s produced and DJ mixes here: http://soundcloud.com/spyralkyte
Kris - Los Angeles
Favorite Flavor of Coconut Bliss: Naked Almond fudge and Cappuccino ~ together yum....
Kris is a sustainable events coordinator and founder of a networking group for women called Women of the Green Generation. Kris has been featured in The LA Times, Local edition CNN, and various E news publications and blogs.
She is dedicated to helping women survive and thrive in the green business space and environmental movement, which includes positive transformation on both a personal and global level. She has been with Coconut Bliss for 2 years now and never gets tired of scooping the bliss! Website Links: www.womenofthegreengeneration.com
Taryn - Phoenix, Arizona
Ten years ago Taryn began using natural body and beauty care as a teen, and her passion for all things healthy and natural has grown remarkably over the years. She constantly reads health articles, books, and magazines, and leads a healthy lifestyle that involves exercising, eating healthy and organic, and incorporating natural and alternative health modalities into her everyday lifestyle!
Her favorite Coconut Bliss flavors are Chocolate Peanut Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge.
Rachel Donahue - Seattle, Washington
Rachel is a writer and an artist. She is passionate about nutrition and love spreading the word about good quality, delicious food!
Her favorite flavors of Coconut Bliss are Mint Galactica and Naked Almond Fudge.
Linda - New Orleans and Southern Louisiana
Linda is a self-taught health food guru, a certified yoga Instructor and Vegetarian/Raw foods chef.
She integrates her philosophy of mindfulness in all of her classes, meaning eating, cooking and living in the present moment.
Her favorite quote at one of her tastings was,
“Oh my God, oh my God, where is it?”
Amber - Southern California
Favorite Flavor of Coconut Bliss: Peanut Butter!!!!!
Whenever Amber goes to a party or get together, everyone now knows her as the one who will bring the Coconut Bliss, “it's become a party or girls Weekend staple!”
Laurie - New York City, New York
Favorite Flavor: Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge
Laurie is a student of Tibetan Buddhism and Himalayan Art, and can also be found tending her vegetable and flower gardens in the bountiful Hudson River Valley. Other loves include yoga, meditation, farm to table cooking, her partner Neil, and all flavors of Coconut Bliss!
Monica - St. Louis, Missouri
Monica loves cooking, eating, learning about and turning people on to all things vegan, including home cooked vegan meals for her two pooches!
She is both an instructor and life-long student of yoga.
Her favorite flavor of Coconut Bliss is Vanilla Island. “It blows my mind that something so creamy and delicious has only four ingredients!!!”
Jan - Palm Beach & Eastern Florida
Jan’s favorite flavor is Vanilla Island “I enjoy on its' own or with caramel sauce or homemade organic cherry or blueberry sauce (the cherry sauce is also delicious with the Cherry Amaretto or Cappuccino flavors!).”
Jan is a DTR (Registered Dietetic Technician with the American Dietetic Association), she is very passionate about organics and nutrition. She pursues these passions by working in the Natural Health field, teaching nutrition to people of all ages and via giving health related cooking classes. She also loves to teach butterfly gardening to people of all ages.