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Quinoa for Breakfast

23 Feb

This recipe will be especially useful to those of you on a plant based diet – I’m talking about my fellow vegans, vegetarians, pescetarians, and FLEXatarians out there, lol. I’m not really a “bean +  nut” eater so I have to get creative when it’s time to incorporate high protein foods into my diet. Below find a single serving recipe for this protein packed “oatmeal” alternative. If you’re making this for more than one person don’t forget to double it, etc. Consider making enough for the week and just warming it up in the morning for a quick and healthy start to your day!

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This is some quinoa that I purchased in bulk from my local health food store. A little goes a long way so I consider it to be pretty affordable.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2-1whole organic banana
  • 1/4 cup white quinoa
  • 1/3 cup almond milk or almond coconut blend
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Continue reading
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Handmade Brown Sugar Body Scrub

4 Jan

Brown Sugar Body ScrubThis Christmas I was determined to MAKE my friends and family members gifts instead of buying pre-packaged ones. For women who have it all there’s lots of pressure to pick the perfect gift but how can anyone diss a heartfelt gift made by hand with love!

Christmas was only a few weeks away and I was having trouble coming up with a good idea.  Thankfully, just before I was ready to give up I came across this link on Twitter promoting a “How-To” article for Body Scrubs. It looked easy so I decided to give it a try.  Continue reading