One of the most delightful pleasures I know is gulping down a nice cold beer on a hot day after some sweaty work in the garden.
Elixers and Smoothies
Warmer weather ignites my desire for simple and vital smoothies. I am always experimenting to see what ingredients I can combine to create an easily digestible, nutrient rich experience of sensual pleasure. The kefir mango cilantro lassi is a new twist on an old favorite.
Ok ladies let’s cut straight to the quick, the secret isn’t in the sauce. No. The secret IS the sauce!
Balance hormones with this delicious cooling drink! Hibiscus helps boost estrogen levels, while watermelon has high levels of zinc, which help with progesterone levels. Banana contains B vitamins needed for testosterone and sex hormone production.
This a fabulous blend of flavors, full of antioxidant power! I like to have this when I am looking for a less desserty and more savory smoothie.
We have all been there, stressful day = “where’s the chocolate!?!?” Apparently we are smarter than we know! Science has now officially validated what women had already discovered, that chocolate contains compounds that have a positive effect on how our bodies produce and manage stress hormones.
Glowing, radiant skin is one of the first things you will notice when you start taking care of your health. Of course, what you put in your body will have the greatest effect on the quality of your skin, hands down. What you put on your body is the next important step.
Sunday is a day of rest, right? Hee hee hee, ha ha ha, ho ho ho – OK, ok, when you are done laughing…
Drink to your health! One of my favorite holiday treats is egg nog, but I stopped drinking it because of all the sugar, dairy, and unhealthy fats. Then I discovered this much healthier version – nut nog!
Drink to your health! Ginger is a fantastic aid to digestion and is considered a panacea in Asian countries. You may be surprised, as I was my first time in India, to find out what other spices go into chai.