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Power Packed Breakfast Smoothie

January 18, 2019


smoothie ingredients

Running a skin care business takes a lot of energy, so to get my day started right I drink this delicious and nutritious breakfast smoothie that my husband and I have been making for years. I thought I would share the recipe with you, but feel free to change it up to include whatever fruits and vegetables you like. (Shhhh, don't tell my husband but I've even sneaked squash into it.)

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Power Packed Breakfast Smoothie
2 servings

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup water
1/2 fresh avocado
1 cup chopped kale (frozen or fresh) [one of the most nutrient-rich vegetables on the planet!]
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup pureed pumpkin (either canned or fresh) [gives energy and helps relieve inflammation]
1/2 cup pomegranate juice [aids digestion]
1/2 cup kefir milk (or milk of choice)
1/2 cup frozen berries (blueberries, strawberries, etc)
1/4 cup liquid egg whites (or 3 tablespoons)
1 scoop pea or vegan protein powder
2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder [helps cognitive function]
2 teaspoon ground turmeric [helps relieve inflammation]
2 teaspoon ground ginger [helps the body absorb the turmeric]
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon [helps control blood sugar and cholesterol]
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper [helps the body absorb the turmeric]

DIRECTIONS:
Place all ingredients into blender or large smoothie maker and blend until smooth then pour into glass and serve.

farragio hint:
I serve ours in large wine glasses. It's a special touch that makes starting a busy day just a little bit nicer.

Enjoy!


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DIY Update A Brass Light Strip Fixture

January 15, 2019


Where you perform your skin care routine is just as important as your skin care routine itself. So I decided to see if I could do something to the outdated Hollywood-style brass light strip fixture. It turned out to be so incredibly easy, I wish I'd done it a long time ago.

I've included detailed instructions below. If you try this project, or something similar, I'd love to hear about your experience. Be sure to leave me a comment and let me know.

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INSTRUCTIONS:

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Clusters

January 14, 2019


plate of clusters

When I'm not busy working on my skin care line and my sweet tooth strikes, these peanut butter chocolate clusters are the perfect choice and so easy to make. And for the little amount of effort that goes into them, they're surprisingly delicious.

They're great in the summer when it's hot and you don't want to turn the oven on, but they also satisfy in the winter, because hey, when isn't it a good time for chocolate and peanut butter???

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Five Foods That Hydrate Your Skin

January 10, 2019


If you do a search for "foods that hydrate skin" you'll find there are a surprising number of foods that are not only healthy for your insides but healthy for your skin as well. Incorporating these foods into your diet, especially in winter when skin tends to be drier, is an important part of your skin care routine.

Below are five of the top foods I found in my search that help hydrate skin:


1. Wild-Caught Salmon
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Skin Benefits Of Avocado Oil

January 3, 2019


avocados and oil

When you think of skin care you probably don't immediately think of avocado oil. But this unassuming fruit is a powerhouse when it comes to being good for your skin. Here are just a few qualities avocado oil provides for your skin:

  • Avocado oil is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E which both highly moisturize skin.
  • Because of avocado oil's fatty acids, it can help aid in diminishing wrinkles.
  • Avocado oil has anti-inflammatory properties which calms irritated skin.
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