I've been waiting for over a month to share this super cooling, hydrating, and refreshing summer beverage. The temperatures have been really heating up, and it looks like this weekend is going to be a scorcher in our neck of the woods. Move over Gatorade. This frosty watermelon drink will help you cool down naturally, … Continue reading Watermelon Cucumber Slushy with Fresh Aloe Vera Gel – The Ultimate Summer Hydrator and Skin Beautifier
What do you do when the weather says "summer!" but your brain says "pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin, PUMPKIIIIIN!"? Simple, you just whip up this creamy, cold, pumpkin spice infused jolly green smoothie! This delicious shake packs all the flavors of a pumpkin pie but is actually loaded with health and beauty boosters. I highly recommend adding … Continue reading Jolly Green Pumpkin Spice Smoothie + the Winner of the Get Gorgeous Giveaway!!!
It's here, it's finally here! It's the moment we've all been waiting for! Ok, I guess it's just me that's been waiting for it, because you guys didn't even know it was coming. I've been wanting to do a giveaway on the blog for some time now, and what better day than my birthday (woohoo!) … Continue reading Get Gorgeous Giveaway!
I don't want to sound like an over-hyped infomercial, but seriously folks... this mask is magical and it's probably going to change your life. Ok, maybe not your life, but it will definitely change your skin. At least it changed mine. Now, I don't usually share a lot of photos of myself in this space. … Continue reading Better Skin After One Use! Bentonite Clay Dream Skin Detox Mask (Brighten, Tighten, Smooth, & Clear)
There are so many mornings when I wake up and think, gee... some overnight oats or chia pudding sure would be good. Too bad I used that extra five minutes perusing endless pancake stacks on Instagram before bed instead of stirring together a … Continue reading Almond Butter Carob Overnight Oats with Bananas and Coconut
If you've ever dreamed of face-planting into a rich, chocolate-y dessert, then have I got a treat for you today. That's right, I'm suggesting you smear chocolate "pudding" all over your face, on purpose. Clear some space on your schedule, friends, it's time for a chocolate spa day! The inspiration for this creamy cacao face mask came … Continue reading DIY Raw Cacao Super Antioxidant Face Mask
Ingredients: 2-3 cups of fresh hulled and halved strawberries 1 large avocado, cut into chunks or slices 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 a lime Balsamic Glaze 1 cup balsamic vinegar Instructions: Make your glaze. Simply bring the vinegar to a low boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Keep an eye on … Continue reading Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze
Today's lucky number is two. Not only am I posting two days in a row, but it's also a two-fer Tuesday special! I know, it's almost too much. If you've ever scrolled through my Recipe page, then it comes as no surprise that I love smoothies. I have more smoothies and milkshake recipes than any … Continue reading Carob Melon Smoothie & A Bonus Recipe for Caffeine-Free + Sugar-Free Frozen Latte!
When it comes to cooking with fresh spring vegetables, sometimes simple is better. Carrots, mushrooms, and asparagus are already so flavorful, all it takes is a few simple additions to really make them shine. For this dish, these veggies are "sauced" up with a bit of wine and broth and enhanced with garlic and fresh … Continue reading Easy Elegant Side: Saucy Spring Vegetables
Inflammation. Wrote a little song about it, like to hear it? Here it goes! Sorry, sometimes when I'm trying to focus on writing about health, the ladies of En Vogue start belting out songs in my head. No, I didn't really write you a diva-licious power song about inflammation (although I'd be a lot cooler … Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Island Smoothie with Fresh Turmeric Root + A Quick and Dirty Guide to Fighting Inflammation