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Saturday, February 4, 2017

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

How Maca Powder is bringing Sexy Back-Enhance Your Curves

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One of the best things about Maca is that it is a food and not a supplement. And instead of a supplement, you are eating a food that has been cultivated and used by people living high in the Andes mountains for over 2000 years, when you take pure, certified organic Maca powder. Maca has been used without side effects to boost energy, improve fertility and increase stamina even while living in the extreme conditions of very high altitudes (12,000 feet and above). Maca is a nutritional powerhouse and provides a high level of nutrients. It is also an adaptogenic food that supports optimal hormone balance and vitality for anyone who enjoys it.

Maca has Great Benefits for Women
  • Increasing energy
  • Increasing stamina
  • Boosting libido (Red Maca)
  • Enhancing fertility (Red Maca)
  • Hair growth
  • Improving skin tone
  • Enhancing curves
  • Balancing hormones during menopause (Red Maca)
  • Preventing Osteoperosis
  • Supporting Thyroid health
  • Enhancing mental focus and clarity
  • Reducing depression
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One of these benefits that women love best is Maca's ability to enhance curves, it can support the enhancement of female body shape. You could actually increase the size and shape of your breast by using Maca to balance estrogen levels. And we all know how popular a more rounded buttocks is these days, but, why risk surgery when you can increase the size of your buttocks  by using  Maca which is extremely anabolic (muscle building) it can increase the size of the buttocks, which is of course the body’s largest muscle. With a combination of exercises aimed at increasing the glutes and the us of Black Maca you will have a curvier physique without risk from surgeries. 

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Why this Strawberry Fields Salad Recipe is more tempting than a Cinnabon


Bobbie's Strawberry Fields Salad


I can’t think of a more refreshing meal for summertime, and a favorite of mine, than my version of the Strawberry Fields Salad. This salad is only carried seasonally at restaurants like Cracker Barrel and Bob Evans, but, since it’s one of my favorite salads I decided I’d make it at home myself.

It’s chock full of deliciousness and nutrition all at the same time. You’re getting vitamins, fiber and antioxidants, and to top it all off it’s both sweet and savory, and satisfies your sweet tooth almost more than a Cinnabon (notice I said almost),  all while giving you a filling meal.

I’ve included baby romaine, romaine lettuce, strawberries, red onions, bacon, tomatoes, chicken, eggs and pecans, and a pecan raspberry dressing that is bursting with flavor. If you like to layer your flavors and have them compliment each other, this is the perfect salad for you.


Strawberry Fields Salad

Serves: 4

Ingredients


                             1 (16 ounce) package of Baby Romaine & Romaine Lettuce
                        2 Cups fresh sliced strawberries
                        ½ red onion, chopped or thinly slice (whichever you prefer)   
                        ¼ cup dried cranberries
                        ½ feta cheese crumbles
                        ½ cup pecans
                        4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
                        2 grilled chicken breasts, sliced

1.     If you want it tossed. In a large salad bowl, toss together greens, strawberries, onions, cranberries, feta cheese, chicken, bacon and pecans. Otherwise assemble the way you'd like.
2.     Toss with desired amount of dressing.






Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Why TRESemme's Beauty-Full Volume Reverse Washing System Trumps Co-Washing Anyday




You remember this term, don’t you, “Co-Washing” (It's so last year). Co-Washing is an abbreviated term used to describe conditioner washing, in which you actually cleanse your hair with conditioner instead of shampoo. It has been touted that this is more of an effective method for those with textured or a curlier hair pattern, since the hair tends to need more moisture, and conditioner washing actually cleanses, balances and refreshes your hair without stripping or depleting its natural oils and nutrients and it also helps to define the curl pattern.  However, after continued practice of co-washing some people actually experience dull and limp hair, because of the buildup over time.  And this is where the Ah-ha moment happens: How can one continue to condition the strands, but, cleanse so that there is no build-up.


And that is exactly where reverse washing comes into play. Experts say Reverse Washing works on all hair types, from wavy, curly, thick, straight to course textures.  And, I’m not the expert on everyone’s hair, but, I am an expert on my own, and I am here to tell you that if you have a wavy to curly hair texture this method works.

I will say that at first I was a little skeptical, but, considering how particular and picky I am about the conditioners that I choose, because I don’t want my hair weighed down and I prefer a lot of body and bounce after I’ve completed the washing process, reverse washing only made sense.  Let me explain to you exactly the genius of this idea and how it works. And, oh, I love the softness and body in my hair.


Step 1:  Condition. Wet your hair and work in 2-3 pumps of the pre-wash conditioner to achieve maximum softness. You can leave this on for a few minutes while you shower, dependent upon the level of conditioning that you desire. It's Bounce-friendly formulation, with Fleximax Volumizers and Fiber Polishing Actives, bind to the cuticle to leave hair smooth and polished, even after you shampoo.





Step 2:  Wash your hair with the shampoo, removing any excess conditioner leaving you with soft, conditioned, bouncy hair that has volume. The Unique formulation, with Fleximax Volumizers, helps control static and flyaway, infusing your hair with volume and leaving it prepped for styling.





TRESemme’s new #ReverseYourRoutine collection is revolutionary. They have a full line of Beauty-Full Volume hair stylers, designed to keep your style soft and moveable. And thanks to them and my friends over at Influenster, I actually received this collection free, as though, I wouldn’t have bought it anyway. I am a fan of TRESemme’ and if you want soft and bouncy hair with lots of volume, you’ll become a fan too. 


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Friday, May 27, 2016

Easy Cinnamon French Toast Sticks to Impress Your Family & Friends


It's definitely not Burger King, but, you can have them Your Way!


Whether i's for Breakfast, Brunch or even sometimes dinner. This is a recipe you'll definitely enjoy. There  is not a lot I can get the little ones around here to agree on, but, Cinnamon French Toast Sticks (food that you can eat with your fingers) is one thing I can and I don't mean from a fast food restaurant.


If you're ever struggling with the idea of what you can make for guest or the family, I believe this is one food that most can agree on, and to top it all off, anyone can prepare them,  they're so easy. So, what are we waiting for? Let's get to this recipe.

INGREDIENTS


  • 8 Thick Slices White Texas Toast Bread
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt (Optional)
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar (divided)
  • 4 tsp Cinnamon Powder (divided)

INSTRUCTIONS:





SliceYour Bread into 4 Slices, and of course its optional whether you want to remove the crust or not.


In a Large Dish or Bowl, Mix the Milk/Heavy Cream, 1 Tablespoon of Sugar, 2 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon, pinch of salt,  and 1 tsp. Vanilla thoroughly. In a separate dish mix together the rest of your cinnamon and sugar.

Now it's time to dip your bread into the egg mixture, be sure to shake off any excess, and place it in the pre- heated pan, and I apologize for not having a picture of this. I've got to do better, pictures make it so much easier. In a separate dish mix together 


Cut your butter in half and heat it up over medium heat. Place your Texas Toast sticks into the pan, and turn on each side until golden brown.

 Transfer immediately into the cinnamon sugar mixture and roll to coat. This will make the mixture stick better, by doing it while it's hot.

Complete the process until you're done.

Serve immediately just as is, since they've been dipped in cinnamon/sugar or serve with syrup. You can either pour it over your toast or  use a small bowl for dipping.



Tuesday, May 24, 2016

No Bake Watermelon Cake-Paleo Diet Friendly-Fresh Fruit






I love this for so many reasons. Number one being it is NO-Bake, Number 2, there are so many different adaptations of the recipe that you can do in terms of toppings, and as of late, I have even seen a 3-Layered Watermelon, Canteloupe, and Honeydew Melon Cake, definitely on my list to try either next, or after I do the Watermelon Cupcakes, which is just the cutest idea. Because summer is fast approaching it is time to put your seasonal summer produce to use.

So, on to the good stuff, yes, this is really a cake made with a fresh watermelon (seedless), Cool Whip Topping and it is extremely easy to put together.


All you need to make this cake is a Large Seedless Watermelon, some sliced almonds or, toasted coconut (whichever you prefer), Cool Whip Whipped Topping, and Greek Honey Vanilla Yogurt (which I gently folded into the Cool Whip to get a thicker Icing). The first thing you’ll need to do is slice the watermelon into the shape of a cake, which will create the base, and your whip cream mix will create your frosting.

In order to create your base, cut a ½ inch to an inch off of each end of the watermelon, at this point you should be able to sit it flat (be sure to use plenty of paper towels under this, as it will be very juicy.  If your cake is still too tall, just slice more off of the top.  Once you have your watermelon sitting upright, take a sharp knife and slice completely around the perimeter of the watermelon removing the rind. It should look like this:  


After you have carefully folded your Greek Yogurt into your Cool Whip, it is now time to apply the frosting. After applying the frosting, add your sliced almonds or shredded coconut.



Tips: Best served within a few hours of assembly, but, will definitely hold up overnight. Be sure to pat the watermelon dry with paper towels before applying frosting, and if you’ll be refrigerating overnight, you may want to put a couple of paper towels under parchment paper to catch any excess liquid. Enjoy!!!


Ingredients:

-      1 large seedless watermelon
-      Cool Whip Lite, 12 oz. Whipped Topping
-      Greek Gods, Greek Yogurt, Honey Vanilla 12 oz.
-      1 cup of Sliced Almonds
-      Seasonal Fresh Fruit (for topping)