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Rawlicious Cook Book Review

Good afternoon everyone! Today I am happily sharing my brand new cook book: Rawlicious at Home, by Angus Crawford and Chelsea Clark.

photo 1Laura from Random House sent me this book a few weeks back and I am in love. I’ve been to the Rawlicious Restaurant a few time and it’s fantastic. They promote raw vegan foods that are fuel for the body. The cook book is full of fun and creative raw recipes that are easy and delicious.

The book explains that not all raw foods have to be boring. They have a huge variety of recipes ranging from breakfasts, lunches and dinners, to desserts. At the back of the book, they also include things like sauces, dips, and dressings to make, and my favourite was the cashew sour cream which can be used on the raw vegan tacos.

2014-07-04 004 2014-07-04 002The recipes are pretty simple to make and require minimal ingredients and supplies. People think that raw foods mean fruits and vegetables, but there is so much more you can make. There are cakes, brownies, tacos, burgers, pad thai, ice-creams, crepes, etc. The possibilities are truly endless and the outcomes are amazing and delicious.

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The cook book demontrates the benefits of a healthy lifestyle while still being able to enjoy your favourite foods. Who says you need McDonalds to have fast food? Throw something in your dehydrator and grab it to go when it’s ready. Healthy food can be fun and easy. You just have to give it a try. And I highly recommend doing so with this cook book. You can have fun, experiment, and get the chance to enjoy so many delicious raw foods; sometimes you’ll forget they’re raw!

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset photo 2If you’d like to purchase a copy for yourself, click the link here: penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/232336/rawlicious-home#9780449016190

You can also check them out on Instagram to follow their news, updates, and fun and delicious creations: http://instagram.com/Appetite_RandomHouse

 

Product Review

Arbonne Cosmetic Review

As a person who suffers from severe dry skin, I found it immensely convenient when Rebecca from Arbonne asked me if I’d like to review some products for her. I happily agreed and waited patiently for the products to arrive. And when they did – you could say I was like a kid on Christmas morning.

Arbonne has a wide variety of cosmetics ranging from skincare, to bath&body, to fragrances, to hair. I was luckily enough to get sent some of their skincare creams.

photo 1 (2)What is RE9?

RE9 Advanced is clinically proven to begin working on skin firmness in just 24 hours and is Arbonne’s #1 anti-aging line. Equipped with nine major age-defying elements plus botanicals, RE9 Advanced is a clinically tested, botanical-based skincare regimen.

What It Does

These multi-benefit products help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while firming the look of the skin without the use of harmful ingredients.

The Promise

Keep your skin from acting its age.

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The RE9 set comes with seven face creams:

  • Smoothing facial cleanser
  • Intensive renewal serum
  • Corrective eye cream
  • Regenerating toner
  • Restorative day creme
  • Extra moisture restorative
  • Night repair creme

They creams are so smooth and feel amazing on your skin. They even have that delightful smell of fresh cream that is soothing.

I found they worked amazing with my dry skin on my face. I’d apply the different creams for different times of the day and for different purposes. The Extra Moisture Restorative would be applied in the morning to keep my face soft and moist throughout the day. Then before bed I’d apply the Night Repair cream.

Overall, the creams were perfect for my skin and I highly recommend you checking them out if you as well suffer from dry skin, especially in these cold, dry winters.

photo 2 (2)To checkout their website or to purchase some creams of your own, click the link here: http://www.arbonne.ca/cs/Satellite?childpagename=arb/Page/BrandPage&sectionHome=home_us_eng&audience=public&c=Page&locale=us_eng&site=arb&pagename=arb_Wrapper&cid=1370541363220

Product Review

Frank Body Scrub

One word: Frank. One job: to clean.

Guys, meet Frank. He is a coffee body scrub made to cleanse your skin and leave it feeling silky smooth and healthy. My friends over at Frank Body in Melbourne, Australia sent me the original body scrub and let me just tell you, it is amazing.

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Okay so you’re all probably thinking the same thing? What is ‘Frank’.. or should I say… who is Frank?

What is Frank?

Well, frank is an all-natural coffee scrub for your body- an exfoliator that targets skin conditions such as cellulite, stretch marks, eczema, acne, and psoriasis. He’s made with fresh coffee grinds and other natural ingredients.

Frank is 100% vegan and no animals were harmed in order to make him!

Why Coffee?

When caffeine is applied topically to the skin it can stimulate blood-flow and circulation, this may help to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Ground coffee beans are also a natural exfoliant helping to reduce dry skin, as well as target eczema and psoriasis.

Why Coconut oil?

Coconut oil keeps your skin hydrated and the connective tissues strong, improving the moisture retention of your skin. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

What else is in there?

Both Original and Coconut frank contain sea salt, which is renowned for its healing and toning properties. It helps to relieve dry skin, as well as targeting skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Coconut frank also contains jojoba, a botanical extract that moisturises skin to leave it feeling supple and smooth without clogging pores. Jojoba also has proven benefits in treating stretch marks and scarring.

Soo.. readers, meet Frank:

i’m frank coffee scrub packed with 200g (7oz) of sweet almond, orange & lots of other good stuff.

i’ll target cellulite, stretch marks, psoriasis, varicose veins, eczema and acne with roasted and ground robusta coffee beans.

i’ll smooth your lumps and bumps with brown sugar & sea salt, moisturise and tone your skin with cold pressed sweet almond oil, and use vitamins & minerals to work wonders from the outside in.

then i’ll make us both smell good with a little orange essence.

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I have used Frank about 6 times now and I think I’m in love. Not only is it super fun to get down and dirty with (literally, my shower is SO messy during) but it also has amazing results.

First, you step in the shower. Then, open Frank, reach your hand in, and pull out a clump full of coffee scrub. Rub it all over your body and scrub well. Leave on for about 5-10 minutes for best results. Then, rinse it allll offf and scrub clean.

You will step out of the shower feeling silky smooth and super rejuvenated. Frank is amazing and I absolutely love him. (he’s my bf)

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Interested? Head over to their page https://frankbody.com/ and join the fun xo

ps. you can’t eat it.. too bad.

Product Review Vegan

Petit Vour Review

I meant to make this post a while ago considering I received this product in August, but it’s better late than never, right?

So I officially received my first ever vegan cosmetics package. It’s from a company called Petit Vour, which specializes in natural, vegan, cruelty free make-up and other cosmetics.Each month they send out boxes containing different beauty products. I got their August box which had some amazing little goodies in there. (note: the baby lambs are mine)

IMG_7377 IMG_7380These products are all vegan, natural and amazing for your body. Most companies these days unfortunately don’t care about our wellbeing – they’re main goals are to make money. But I can assure you that Petit Vour uses only natural ingredients that are not harmful on your skin, AND they don’t test on animals, which is such an important thing when it comes to cosmetics. I love animals and I would never approve of something that harms poor innocent animals. Here are the products that came in the August Box:

  • Eye Defining Pencil
  • Brighten Face Mask
  • Chapstick
  • Perfume
  • Body Butter

Eye Defining Pencil

The box came with this eye liner that works amazingly. Personally, I don’t wear that much make-up. Usually it’s just some foundation under my eyes, and fill in my brows a bit because they’re very light. So I used this for my eye brows and it matched perfectly! It’s very smooth and works like a charm.

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This stuff is just a little dark powder that you simply mix with water and scrub your face with. There’s instructions on it where you can either mix it with just water and use it as a face wash, or mix it with agave, coconut oil, and water, and it makes a face mask.

IMG_7384IMG_8014I just measured 1/2 tsp. of Brighten and 1/2 tsp. of water, mixed it together in a little bowl, and rubbed it all over my face. It looks like mud and it’s so fun to play with. I left it on for a few minutes, then washed it off and my face was so soft after!

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This little Tangerine chapstick is amazing. It’s made from coconut oil, shea butter, mango butter, avocado butter, tucuma butter, murumuru butter, capuacu butter, candelilla wax, vitamin E and tangerine essential oil. So it’s all natural and  incredibly beneficial for your lips. Mine feel instantly soft after I use it and I probably use it ten or more times a day.

IMG_7385‘Journey’ Perfume

I also got a little sample of this perfume called Journey. It smells amazing and like the other products, is all natural. My friend sprayed it on her wrist and fell in love.

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The final sample I got was this Sweet Coconut Body Butter. It’s made from coconut oil as well, so it’s really soft and perfect for dry skin. I have been putting it on my elbows where there is dry skin. It also smells amazing, so that’s a plus.

Now that the colder weather has arrived here in Canada, my hands and in between my fingers have been getting super dry lately, and even bleeding – ya, it’s that bad. So I would put regular hand lotion on, full of chemicals and other things, and my hands would always be dry again within an hour. I started putting on this body butter, and it is the only thing that seems to help and keep them soft and moist. I absolutely love it.

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Basically, these products are all amazing, and I love the fact that they are vegan and natural. It just proves that we don’t need to torture and test on animals, and also use animal by-products in our cosmetics to have good make-up.

If you’re interested in getting a monthly box or finding out more information about their products, visit their site here: http://www.petitvour.com/pages/new-box

Let’s make a happy planet together 🙂

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Food Product Review

Nouri Bar Review

When I first heard about Nouri Bars a few months ago, I thought they were just another health bar company. It wasn’t until I began talking to them and hearing about their story that I became interested. The lovely Veneka from Nouri Bars sent me a little package to try, and a pen, sticker, and a sweet note to go along with it.

IMG_4898What are Nouri Bars?

Well, Nouri Bars are healthy nutrition bars that are vegan, gluten free, organic and non-GMO. Amazing right? All the things I stand for and support.

Ingredients:

Peanut Butter Wild Cherry:

  • dates
  • pumpkin seeds
  • peanuts
  • cherries
  • sea salt
  • vanilla
  • hemp protein

Apple Cinnamon Spice:

  • dates
  • cashews
  • cinnamon
  • apples
  • agave nectar
  • vanilla
  • hemp protein.

Chocolate Creamy Cashew:

  • dates
  • cashews
  • dark chocolate
  • hemp protein
  • agave nectar
  • vanilla

IMG_4902Not only are the bars healthy and nutritious, but they are absolutely delicious. They are so flavourful and packed with different tastes and textures that they just make you want to eat more. They are great snacks for around the house, or perfect for on-the-go if you need to grab something in a hurry. My favourite is the chocolate creamy cashew; pure deliciousness.

IMG_6785Their Mission

The best part about Nouri Bar is what they stand for. For every bar that you buy, it feeds a child in need.

How it works…

1. You’re searching for a tasty, nutritious and convenient snack and buy a delicious NOURI bar – yum!

2. For every bar you buy, they donate a portion of the proceeds to their partners, who work on the ground to get meals to children in need.

3. Food is locally sourced where possible, providing jobs for local farmers and the community.

4. Children stay in school longer, graduate and now have the chance to escape the cycle of poverty.

5. Children in need receive a hot, nutritious meal in school get the nutrients they need to be healthy and succeed in school.

6. Hooray! You’re happier and healthier. Children around the world are happier and healthier.

Together we make a long-term sustainable difference in our lives and the lives of others!

IMG_4911If you are interested in this amazing company, check out their website here: http://www.nouribar.com

Have a great day!

 

 

 

 

Product Review

Summer Organics Review

I think I have found my new favourite clothing line. Summer Organics promotes healthy living, sustainability, and style. The beautiful Megan and the team from Australia sent me a package with their organic tank top and leggings!

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Health

Each of the garments available at Summer Organics is made using natural and organic fabrics.  They are healthy to wear being non-toxic, anti-bacterial, breathable, hygienic and sourced from Mother Nature.  At Summer Organics, they promote a healthy lifestyle in body, mind and spirit.  They encourage you to live consciously, organically and naturally in all facets of life.

Sustainability

It’s all about Slow Fashion!  They select sweatshop-free garments that are made using eco-friendly practices and are, in some cases, made from recycled materials!  If they are gracious to the environment, nature can continue to provide us with all of the life-giving resources we need to live our best life.

Style

Summer Organics owner/buyer Megan Hickey hand-selects the most beautiful eco-garments from around the world.  They aim to provide classic wardrobe essentials for conscious young women that are on-trend, unique and high quality.  Shop the Summer Organics collection here.

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Boody Bamboo Tank Top:

$19.95

Versatile tank top with a flattering scoop neckline. The perfect everyday top.

  • Seam free comfort with luxurious feel
  • Anti-static, cling free
  • Breathable and hypo-allergenic
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
  • Made from 80% organic bamboo yarn
  • Fantastic versatility – Team with your corporate separates, layer them, wear to yoga or with anything really!

Buy the tank top here: http://www.summerorganics.com.au/product/boody-bamboo-tank-top-white/

Boody 3/4 Leggings:

$22.95

The most comfortable 3/4 leggings you will ever own!

  • Seam free comfort for all day wear
  • Jet black with lustrous finish
  • Wide waistband with no uncomfortable elastic
  • The perfect mid calf length
  • Perfect for yoga, pilates, running, walking, etc!

Buy the leggings here: http://www.summerorganics.com.au/product/boody-3q-leggings/

The tank top and leggings are both SO soft and comfortable. I honestly just wear them lounging around the house whenever I can, and they’re also awesome to work out or do yoga in. Super stretchy and comfy for any occasion.

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Organic Materials:

Bamboo

Bamboo is naturally organic, meaning that it is grown without the use of harmful pesticides and fertilizers.  Bamboo is also very hygienic as it is anti-bacterial, doesn’t retain smells and has excellent moisture absorbency.  Bamboo is healthy, natural and does wonders for the environment!

Tencel Lyocell

Tencel® is the most environmentally friendly man made cellulosic fibre available today.  It is produced from Eucalyptus tree wood pulp and makes for a luxuriously soft fabric that drapes beautifully.  It is naturally very hygienic and anti-bacterial.  The fibre is made using innovative, non-toxic and environmentally sustainable processes and holds the Pan-European Forest Council (PEFC) quality seal.  It really feels like you are wearing nothing at all when you wear a Tencel® garment!

Organic Cotton

Conventional cotton is often made from genetically modified (GMO) seeds and requires the use of synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides and other toxic chemicals.  This means damage to the environment and wildlife, exposure to toxic chemicals for farmers and a far-from-healthy end product for you to wear every day.

Organic cotton is made without the use of these chemicals and is never made from GMO seeds.  Furthermore, extra care and manual handling is required in the production process, leaving you with a healthy, eco-friendly and beautiful fabric made with love.

All cotton clothing featured on Summer Organics is organic, and most of which is certified organic which means that the fabric meets global standards for organic crops, including both environmental and social standards.  The organic cotton fabrics meet the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), which is the leading international standard for organic textiles.

IMG_6758You can match your tank top and leggings together for the perfect lounge around the house outfit/workout attire, or style the tank top with a casual skirt. (which is what I chose to do as well)

For more information about Summer Organics, click here: http://www.summerorganics.com.au/

To order clothing, click here: http://www.summerorganics.com.au/shop/

Have a wonderful day!

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Food Product Review

Blend Co. Review

Do you like to be healthy and happy? Do you like to enjoy the skin you’re in? If you answered yes to both these questions, then you could quite possibly be interested in Blend Co.

James, one of the four creative founders of Blend. Co, was kind enough to send me a package of this awesomeness in order for me to share it with the world!

What is it?

Blend Co. is a company based in Melbourne, Australia. They embody the outdoor lifestyle, like hanging out with friends, going to the beach, traveling, and eating healthy. They created this bag of SKIN food which is super foods that make you glow from the inside and OUT.

IMG_4919 The bag contains:

  • coconut
  • pumpkin seeds
  • goji berries
  • cacao nibs
  • raspberry
  • acai
  • himalayan sea salt

They chose each product carefully to give your skin the best results.

  • Coconut is rich in iron, potassium, copper and manganese. Packed with saturated fats and lauric acid. Anti- fungal, anti- viral and anti- microbial. It helps increase the absorption of Omega 3, an essential component in achieving skin that looks good enough to eat, and aiding the creation of collagen
  • The pumpkin seeds work in conjunction with coconut to promote healthy skin, so you’ll look like you’ve just returned from a holiday.
  • Cacao nibs protect skin from free radicals, prevents blood sugar spikes and increases serotonin levels. A happy you equals happy skin.
  • Organic Raspberry is easily absorbed by the body with a warming effect that aids digestion and blood circulation- two important factors in achieving clear skin.
  • Acai protects skin from damage caused by free radicals and helps fight the signs of ageing by promoting a plump, younger looking complexion.
  • Himalayan Salt helps prevent bloating, hydrates the body, and balances electrolytes. A detoxified inside shows on the outside

2014-06-25 005 2014-06-25 001SKIN is BlendCo.’s first online product offering. At BlendCo. we see a persons skin as a reflection of their overall health. The age old saying, you are what you eat, has never been so relevant in a society in which the accessibility of junk food far outweighs that of healthier options. Within our SKIN blend, we have combined together a mix of superfoods with the highest concentrated percentage of antioxidants, minerals and the right sorts of fats, available anywhere in the world, which work to fight the free radicals doing damage to our skin, this, in conjunction with a number of SKIN tips on our website makeup our SKIN product. Essentially, our product is one part, healthy eating, and one part healthy living.”

1 bag will last 2 weeks using 1 heaped tablespoon a day. If you want to take it to the next level use 2 heaped tablespoons a day in which case you might need to buy 2 bags for 2 weeks supply.

2014-06-26 008 2014-06-26 001Not only do they deliver amazing products, but their website even includes health tips to keep you and your skin healthy! Here are just a few:

Skin Tips:

Lemon Water: Add the juice of one lemon to a glass of slightly warm water. Drink first thing upon rising to remove toxins, aid digestion, and restore balance to your body.

Sweat: Dance, run, laugh. Whatever you choose, make sure you sweat. It helps remove toxins from your body that can cause blemishes.

Dry Body Brushing: Use a body brush made from natural materials and spend 5 minutes brushing your body in long, smooth strokes towards your heart. This is an effective detoxification practise, stimulating circulation and the lymphatic system to transfer nutrients where they are needed and remove waste.

The hot- cold shower: It’s exactly what it sounds like. 2 minutes of hot water, 1 minute of cold. Repeat. It helps flush out toxins which cause blemishes, while increasing circulation.

Salt water: For those of you near an ocean, use it. The salt water reduces bloating, detoxifies the body, softens the skin and reduces stress. For those who can only dream of the beach, add one cup of Himalayan or Epsom salt to a warm bath and settle there for at least 15 minutes.

Coconut Oil: In you and on you. This natural moisturiser is literally food for your skin. Full of healthy fats, it contains anti-bacterial and antiviral properties aiding clear, glowing skin. Use after showering from head to toe, and replace your usual cooking oil with this natural wonder.

2014-06-26 008 2014-06-26 003Personally I find the blend fabulous. It smells and tastes delightful and you can get creative and add it to so many different things! That way it ensures you are getting all the nutrients, helping your body & skin, and still enjoying all of the flavours. My personal favourites were putting it on nana ice-cream, or in fruit parfaits.

2014-07-24 007 2014-07-24 0012014-06-26 002 2014-06-26 003 2014-06-27 005 2014-06-27 005For more information on Blend Co, please visit their website: http://blendco.com.au/

To order a bag of deliciousness, click here: http://blendco.com.au/product/skin/

Have a fabulous day everyone.

Food Product Review

You Fresh Naturals Review

Alright alright.. be prepared to lay your eyes on one of the best nut butters I have ever tasted. Let me introduce you to You Fresh Naturals. The company was founded by genius creator Jay Lawrence, who after I spoke with, sent me a jar of his delicious chocolate chip cookie dough nut butter.

IMG_2614I can try my best, but I don’t know if I’ll be able to find any words to describe how deliciously irresistible this creation tasted. No word of a lie, it is so light, sweet and delectable that I often found myself just eating it with a spoon out of the jar.. bad, I know. Worth it though? Indeed.

At You Fresh Naturals, they believe in serving only the best and natural products. Why buy nut butters loaded with tons of additives and unnecessary ingredients? Have you tasted homemade nut butter? It’s amazing as it is. That’s why at You Fresh, all of their ingredients are:

  • gluten free
  • dairy free
  • preservative free
  • naturally sweetened
  • egg free
  • vegan

IMG_2598Not only are the products 100% natural, but they taste AMAZING, which just goes to show that natural nut butters can still taste good.

Here are the simple ingredients (as listed on the package and their website) in the CCCD nut butter:

  • Almond butter (dry roasted almonds)
  • Organic coconut butter (organic dried unsweetened coconut)
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Organic cacao butter
  • Pure vanilla bean powder
  • Chocolate chips (evaporated cane juice, chocolate liquoir, dairy-free cocoa butter
  • Sea salt

As soon as my package arrived with this heaven sent beauty, I knew I had to make something delicious with it. So what did I decide to make? Well, I’ll show you..

IMG_2599Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mylk Shake
healthy, vegan, gluten free

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas
1 tsp. cacao powder
2 tsp. CCCD nut butter
1/2 cup almond milk

Directions:

1. Prior to making your shake, cut up and freeze 2 bananas the night before.

2. When you’re ready, add your bananas to a high speed blender, and add 1 tsp. of caca powder, 2 tsp. of CCCD nut butter, and 1/2 cup almond milk

3. Blend everything together well until you have a rich, creamy texture.

4. Pop in a straw and enjoy

IMG_2611IMG_2609Well there you have it; one of the BEST nut butters I have ever tasted. I am being 100% honest with you. I like to give product reviews and I always have great things to say, but this right here, was simply incredible. Like I said, I find myself just eating it straight from the jar.. it’s THAT good. Don’t believe me? Try it yourself.

For more information and to order some marvelous nut butters online, visit their website at: http://www.youfreshnaturals.com/

They also have three other flavours: Maple Vanilla, Cinnamon Roll, and White Chocolate Cake Batter.

Jay also hosts contests over Instagram where he gives away FREE (yes, free) jars of nut butter to the winners, and also creates brand new flavours for his customers to win? How awesome right. Here’s the link to his Instagram: http://instagram.com/youfreshnaturals#

Have a great day guys!

 

Food Product Review

SuperMixMe Review

If you like organic super foods than you definitely need to read this post. SuperMixMe is an Australian based company that sells 100% raw and organic super foods.

IMG_2436Supermixme is a super fun and upbeat company that not only promotes health, but also self love and happiness. They truly care for their customers and want them to feel good about themselves. They encourage a healthy active lifestyle that can help you reach your goals.

Their superfood blends are combinations of natural and organic superfoods that have been handpicked from all around the world. They only use the best and healthiest ingredients to produce their amazing mixes.

You can use their blends in your everyday foods or even use them as a 14 day detox. They have tons of antioxidants, nutrients and mineral blends that assist with:

  • Boosting your energy
  • Burning unwanted fat & counteracting fat storageSMM original superfood blend and the SMM powder power. Both are amazing, and the SMM original smells and tastes so good; sometimes I just eat it straight from the bag.

    The SMM original super food blend2014-05-29 005 2014-05-29 001 includes: Blueberries, Blackcurrants, Cacao nibs, Chia seeds, Coconut, Cranberries, Goji berries, Incaberries, Linseeds, Pepitas, Quinoa flakes & Sunflower seeds

    The SMM powder power includes: Acai, Lucuma, Maca, Maqui, Pomegranate, Ginger

    There are so many options of things you can put your SMM in/on, here are some of the things I did with mine:

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    3 frozen bananas
    1/2 cup of raspberries
    1/2 of blackberries

    Blend together in a food processor until you get a thick ice-cream texture, then top with fresh fruit and SMM original blend.

    IMG_2467Sweet Potato Pancakes

    Click here for full recipe.

    I made these for my mom and she topped hers with Greek yogurt, blueberries, raspberries, kiwi and SMM original blend.

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    Click here for full recipe. I just followed my Green Oasis recipe (my favourite green smoothie) and added 1 tsp. of SMM powder powder.

    IMG_2462SMM Oatmeal

    I know you can’t see much under all that goodness, but believe it or not, there IS oatmeal under there.

    I just cooked gluten free oats in boiling water, added 1 tsp. of SMM powder power, and topped it with strawberries, blueberries, bananas, kiwi, and SMM original blend. It was delicious.

    IMG_4080Vegan Neapolitan Banana Ice-Cream

    I just blended frozen bananas with cacao powder for the first layer, vanilla extract for the middle layer, and frozen strawberries for the final layer, and topped it with the SMM superfood blend. It was delicious!

    IMG_4093So basically Supermixme is an amazing company with outstanding products. If any of these super blends interest you, feel free to check out their site at: http://supermix.me/

    Have a great day everyone!

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Food Product Review

Noni Tone Review

I have recently been contacting with the wonderful Lauren from Noni Noni, which is a health company based in Australia. Lauren was so sweet and sent me a package of their Noni Tone Powder which I have heard so many great things about.

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What is Noni??

So you’re probably wondering… what on earth is ‘Noni’? Don’t worry, I didn’t know what it was either until I read an article that listed the 10 best super foods. Here’s what was on the list:

Maca
Goji
Noni
Acai
Raw Cacao
Chia
Hemp
Flaxseed
Coconut (water and oil)
Seaweed

Basically Noni is this super awesome fruit that gives you amazing benefits. It derives from a tree from the coffee family that grows mostly where lava flows. For centuries it has been known as a miracle fruit, a potent antioxidant that can boost immunity and assist in weight loss.

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Health Benefits

A teaspoon a day keeps the doctor away. Just having 1 tsp. a day of Noni powder can give you these amazing benefits.

  • Great source of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, and Niacin.
  • It increases energy
  • It prevents skin and hair problems
  • It blocks degenerative diseases
  • It fights cancer cells

Numerous studies were conducted over the past decade and all of them yielded similar results which support the cancer-fighting properties of Noni. It was found to contain a polysaccharide-rich substance which suppresses the growth of new cancer cells. It was also revealed that drinking noni juice boosts the immune system and reduces oxidative stress in the body due to its rich antioxidant components. By reducing the formation of cancer cells and promoting the body’s ability to ward off further infection, Noni is believed to be an effective remedy to fight the destructive effects of cancer in the body.

How do you use it?

Well folks, just like most super food powders, you can put them in almost anything, ranging from water, smoothies, juice, oatmeal, cookies, pancakes, brownies, on toast, etc. It has a sweet smell that makes you excited to wake up in the morning and add it to whatever you are having. They suggest adding 1 tsp. to a glass of water in the morning to give your body an awesome boost. Personally, I put the Noni tone in many different things, but my favourite was adding it to my smoothies every morning. I didn’t photograph each and every one (because I have a green smoothie every morning) but you get the point. It’s awesome.

IMG_2208IMG_23002014-05-09 008 2014-05-09 003IMG_3024So there you have it. A short but informative post on the benefits of the incredible Noni Powder, and the AMAZING company who decided to make it possible for all of us: Noni Noni. They have such a fun and welcoming staff who makes using their products fun. I absolutely adored the letter and card they gave me, and even the packaging was adorable right down to the little ribbon.

I HIGHLY recommend trying the Noni Tone powder. It is truly amazing and you will not regret it. To find out more information or to purchase some yummy Noni Tone for yourself, check out their website: http://www.noninoniwellbeing.com/

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