Arbonne Lipsticks ❥❥ Love is in the Air

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I was jumping up and down when I received these two Arbonne lipticks (Guava & Currant). Dream, the shade I owned for a while now, has been on my lips every day. Paired with my Buxom lipgloss in the color Katie, this combination have been my go-to look recently. It’s definetely a match made in heaven and during this Valentine’s Day week, it’s the perfect time to talk about dynamic duos, kissable lips and red coloured elements…!

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I’ve reviewed Arbonne lipsticks before (link), but since I just got my hands on additional shades, and that I still have a long list of colours I’m dying to try, let’s get on with those new tints, perfect for your everyday makeup, all year long.

 Arbonne Lipsticks (Guava & Currant)

I personnaly think that Arbonne’s products are so very underrated! To tell you the truth, if the company hadn’t reached me and graciously sent a…

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Choco-Coco Bars – Recipe –

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If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you will love these bars … Since I’m on a diet, I freeze them &  I have a small piece after dinner to satisfy my cravings 😉

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So Delicious !!!

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Enjoy!!!

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Triple Chocolate Avocado Smoothie – Week 5 –

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If you are looking for a filling, super chocolate & did I say FILLING smoothie ! 😜 You will love this recipe …

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You will need these ingredients:

♥ 1 cup of chocolate almond milk. ( You can use cashew or coconut milk too )

♥ 1/2 frozen Banana.

♥ 1/2 Avocado. ( I use a frozen one, for a thicker version )

♥ 1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla.

♥ 1 tablespoon of Chia seeds.

♥ 1 tablespoon of Lucuma or Mesquite powder

♥ pinch of salt.

♥ 1 tablespoon of Cacao.

♥ 2 tablespoon of sugar free Chocolate Syrup. ( I use DaVinci gourmet )

Coconut sugar to taste… ( I put 1 tablespoon )

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Blend & Enjoy

Note : I make this one as a meal replacement or after a big workout !

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Creamy Coconut & Cinnamon Smoothie

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I hope you try my Week 4 Smoothie 🙂

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Hot Chocolate with Coconut Whipped Cream!!!

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I love Christmas and nothing feels more like the Holiday Season than a Hot Chocolate with Coconut Whipped Cream!!!  

So here is my easy homemade version:

1 1/2 cup of Almond, Coconut, Soy or Cashew milk

1 big tablespoon of Cacao

1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla

A pinch of Natural Flower Sea Salt (or regular)

1 tablespoon of sugar-free DaVinci gourmet syrup (I use the Madagascar Vanilla, Egg Nog or English Toffee flavor)

1 Candy Cane

AND … ♥ Coconut Whipped Cream 🙂

You just whisk together the cocoa, syrup, salt, and about 2 tablespoons of milk in a small saucepan* over medium-low heat until the cocoa is dissolve. Whisk in the rest of the milk and heat it over medium heat, whisking occasionally, until it is hot. Stir in the vanilla and serve with the Candy Cane.

If you like it frothy, you can blend it in the blender.

* You can definitely use the microwave too

Yessssss ! Coconut Whipped Cream… Did you know that you can make a luscious Whipped Cream from a can of Coconut Milk? Here’s how!

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Open a can of refrigerated (overnight) Coconut Milk . There will be a firm, thick white layer of Coconut Cream on top.

Scoop out the Coconut Cream into a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer.  Stop scooping when you reach the water in the bottom of the can. Save this for your smoothies.

 Using a mixer or hand beaters on high speed whip the Coconut Cream for 3 to 5 minutes until it becomes fluffy and light, with soft peaks; than add the Maple Syrup and Vanilla.

Enjoy …

Note : Whipped Coconut Cream is best served immediately, but it can be stored in an air tight container for up to a week.

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Healthy Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies

 

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So simple, healthier & yet so decadent!!!

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You will need:

1 teaspoon of Vanilla

1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

1 Avocado ( frozen or fresh )

1 Egg ( I use free range )

a dash of Salt

1/4 cup of Cacao Powder

1/2 cup of Coconut Sugar

3/4 cup of Almond Flour

1/4 cup of Coconut Oil

1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips ( or regular but vegan )

No fuss about it , just mix together with your mixer  the egg,  avocado, vanilla, coconut oil * ( put in the microwave for 30 sec to liquify ) , coconut sugar & the cacao powder ; you then add the rest of the ingredients & fold with a spatula just to incorporate and voilà !!!

Just put on a baking sheet cover with parchment paper & cook at 300 degree for 10 to 12 minutes …

Let it cool down and enjoy 
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I found the recipe on YouTube from Olivia of  Love Health Fitness :

My “GREEN” replacement meal SMOOTHIE !!!

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This smoothie is the perfect breakfast on the go … so filling !!!

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You will need:

♥ 1 cup of baby spinach

♥ 1 cup of milk (coconut, soy,coconut or cashew)

♥ 1 scoop of vanilla protein vegan powder

♥ 2/3 cup of frozen cherries

♥ 1/2 a frozen banana

♥ 1/4 cup  of oatmeal

♥ 2 tablespoons of avocado

♥ 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar ( or to taste )

♥ 2 tablespoons of cacao nibs

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– Blend & Enjoy –

Note : Make it even healthier by adding one or all of those 🙂

* Ground Flaxseeds

* Chia seeds

* Bee Pollen ( if not allergic !!!)

* Coconut oil

* Hemp Seeds

Have a great day !

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Chia Seeds

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Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica, which is related to mint. This plant grows natively in South America. Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain.

Chia’s main Health Benefits:

♥ They are Loaded With Antioxidants

♥ High in Quality Protein

♥ High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

♥ Almost All The Carbs in Them Are Fiber

♥ May Improve Certain Blood Markers, Which Should Lower The Risk of Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

♥ Can Improve Exercise Performance as Much as a Sports Drink

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Chia Seeds Are so Easy to Incorporate Into Your Diet:

♥ The seeds themselves taste rather bland, so you can add them to pretty much anything.

♥ They also don’t need to be ground like flax seeds, which makes them much easier to prepare.

♥ They can be eaten raw, soaked in juice, added to porridges and puddings, or added to baked goods.You can also sprinkle them on top of cereal, yogurt (see picture below), vegetables or smoothies.

♥ Because of their ability to absorb both water and fat, they can be used to thicken sauces and even used as egg substitutes in recipes. They can also be mixed with water and turned into a gel.

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Don’t miss out on that “superfood” !!!

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Mango & Spinach Smoothie

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For this amazing smoothie you will need :
1 1/2 cup of baby spinach
1 cup of frozen mango 
1/2 cup of vanilla yogurt ( I use soy )
1/2 cup of pure pineapple juice
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/4 cup of coconut water ( or plain water)
Blend & Enjoy 

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I hope you try this easy recipe full of vitamins and flavors …

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Caramel & Cinnamon Smoothie

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I love smoothies /protein shakes so much that i decided to find the best recipes and post a new one once a week !!! This one i make almost every morning for my “on the go breakfast”  It’s that GOOD 🙂

♥ Here is the recipe:

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Note : Use a protein powder that you really like, i use a graham cracker or cake batter or vanilla protein powder ( Yummi !!!)

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Hope you enjoy this recipe !!!

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