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
I have a really tasty recipe for you today. I made these roasted tomato toasts for lunch over the weekend, and they were so good, I decided I needed to share the recipe with you all. These make a great, simple lunch (I enjoyed mine with a nice green salad with lots of veggies) and … Continue reading Roasted Garlic and Tomato Toasts + Protecting Your Skin from the Inside Out
This tasty, health-boosting beverage is a spin-off of the popular "golden milk" and golden latte. It's a fusion of vitamin rich juice and nourishing plant milk. It's free of dairy and refined sweeteners, and is just loaded with antioxidants, beneficial nutrients, and immune system boosters. I created this yellow-orange sip to help keep myself and … Continue reading Amber Wellness Milk – with Carrots, Pecans, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Ginger
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!
A recent trip to our local farmer's market prompted me to create a bright, summery, sweet and tart kale salad. There's something about big bunches of fresh greens at a market that spurs me to buy not one or two, but usually three different varieties. I try to use kale and other greens in a … Continue reading Beautifying Summer Kale Salad with Avocado, Mango, and Currants (Oil-Free)
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!