Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Natural Skincare Book! I love it!

4 Tips For Healthy Skin

Follow these simple tips for a healthy and glowing complexion.

~ Eat a healthy diet that consists of fruits and vegetables and you will receive many anti aging benefits.

~ Get your beauty rest...Sleep is a pure beauty secret.

~Moisturize and cleanse your face morning and night.

~Drink water... at least 8 glasses a day

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Easy & Healthy Shrimp Mango Stir Fry! All ingredients can be found at Trader Joes!

Shrimp Mango Stir Fry

2-tablespoons water
1/2 onion, chopped
1 package frozen TJ's Melange-A-Trios (frozen bell pepper mixture)
1/2 package frozen TJ's Mango Chunks
1 package frozen TJ's cooked shrimp,thawed
2 pouches frozen TJ's Organic Brown or Jasmine Rice, or 4 cups cooked rice

1. Heat 2 tablespoons water in wok or nonstick skillet over med-high heat and cook onion 3 minutes; add peppers and cook until crisp-tender.
2. Add mangos and stir until thoroughly heated.
3. Add shrimp and heat until shrimp is warm.
4. Heat rice according to package direction.
Serve Shrimp over rice.

344 Calories
1.5 Fat
24 g protein

Check out the Book in Blog Below....

This Book Rocks! Easy Recipes that taste Great all ingredients from Trader Joes!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Yummy Smoothie Recipe!

3/4 Cup of Almond Breeze or Apple Juice

3/4 Cup Yogurt
( I prefer Greek because it's higher in protein and lower in sugar)

1 Cup Mixed Berries

(Optional) 1/2 Banana

Add water if you need to make it thinner


Sunday, September 19, 2010

Just Some Tips!

* Always eat breakfast

* Ditch the Soda

* Keep Healthy Snacks in Reach! (Apples, Raw Almonds, Carrots, Plums)


* Drink at least 8 Glasses of water a day!

Monday, September 13, 2010

An Apple a Day Is Great For Your Health!

Next time you need a quick snack grab an apple. Not only do they taste great but they have amazing health benefits.

* They are a great source of vitamin C

* Pectin in apples can help lower LDL cholesterol

* They are a great source of soluble and insoluble fiber

* Good for weight management

* Fabulous source of flavonoids and antioxidants

* They also help keep your bones strong


Apple Snacks

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Superfood's & Why You Should Eat Them!

Superfood's are foods that are high in vitamins, minerals, and loaded with quality nutrients. Superfoods improve your health in many ways. They can help with weight loss, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, increasing metabolism, and help in preventing many illnesses. Another perk to eating these foods are beautifying benefits for healthy hair, nails, and skin.

Here are some Superfoods to add to your Grocery List:

Vegetables~ Broccoli, Kale, Spinach, Leafy greens
These vegetable are loaded with an abundance of vitamins and minerals.

Fruit~ Blueberries, Strawberries, Apricots, Oranges, and Tangerines
Fruits are in high in Vitamin C and antioxidants.

Raw Nuts~ Walnuts, Almonds
Nuts are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.

Salmon, Flaxseed, and Fish Oil
These are great for Healthy skin, bones and reducing inflammation in the body and improving cardiovascular health.



Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Ready Set Go...Eat Breakfast!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So don't skip this meal! It jumps starts your metabolism, speeding it up instead of slowing it down. When you eat a healthy breakfast you can concentrate better, be in a better mood throughout the day, control your weight better, be more productive and efficient, boost your nutrient intake, and prevent binge eating.

These are all great reasons!
Here are some Easy Healthy Breakfast Ideas.

Cinnamon Oatmeal~1 serving of oatmeal 1 tbs chopped walnuts and 1/2-tsp ground cinnamon
you can add a 1/2 sliced banana or 1/2 chopped apple.

Yogurt and fruit~ 1 serving of yogurt( I prefer Greek yogurt it's higher in protein and lower in sugar). 1/2 cup mixed berries and 2 tsp of chopped walnuts.

These are great ways to start your day the healthy way!