DIY Avocado Face Mask
Avocado Face Mask
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Avocados gone bad? Don’t toss them! Try this easy DIY face mask that will leave your skin glowing—avocados are jam-packed with proteins and natural oils, while Greek yogurt acts as a gentle exfoliant.
DIY Avocado Face Mask
Avocado Face Mask
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Avocados gone bad? Don’t toss them! Try this easy DIY face mask that will leave your skin glowing—avocados are jam-packed with proteins and natural oils, while Greek yogurt acts as a gentle exfoliant.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 tbsp organic Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1 tbsp organic coconut oil
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Instructions
  1. Mix ingredients together in a bowl. Apply immediately to clean, dry skin—avoid the eye area. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse face with warm water and pat dry.
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Source: youbeauty.com

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Sparkling Clean Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
Sparkling Clean Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
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Sparkling Clean Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
Sparkling Clean Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
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Ingredients
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil
  • 2 drops lime essential oil
  • 1 drop lavender essential oil
  • 1 drop rosemary essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in your diffuser and use according to manufacturer's instructions.
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Greek Salad
Greek Pasta
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Greek Salad
Greek Pasta
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Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 9 oz chicken sausage links sliced into rounds
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 6 cups whole-wheat rotini pasta cooked
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives chopped
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese finely crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped (optional)
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion, and sausage; cook and stir often until onion starts to brown, approximately 4 to 6 minutes. Add tomato sauce, pasta, olives, and spinach. Cook and stir often until bubbling and the spinach is wilted, approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons water to keep the pasta from sticking. Stir in feta cheese and fresh basil. Serve.
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Quinoa Salad
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Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 4 scallions sliced
  • 4 basil leaves chiffonade
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cucumber diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 handfuls arugula
  • cracked pepper and salt
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa and strain. Bring quinoa and 2 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat, place lid on top, and cook for about 15-20 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed. Set aside until cool. Once cool, toss all ingredients together with desired amount of dressing. Top with fresh cracked pepper and salt to taste.
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Essential Oil Cleanser
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Essential Oil Cleanser
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Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 5-10 drops peppermint, lemon, or orange essential oil
  • 1 squirt natural dish soap
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Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a 16-oz spray bottle and shake well. Spray onto any surface (besides glass) and wipe clean with a microfiber cloth.
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Some essential oils are believed to have antihypertensive properties. Try this natural remedy targeted to help ease tension, stress, and anxiety.

Calming Massage Oil
Calming Massage Oil
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Calming Massage Oil
Calming Massage Oil
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Ingredients
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 7 drops ylang ylang essential oil
  • 5 drops sweet marjoram essential oil
  • 1 drop neroli essential oil
  • 2 ounces almond oil
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Instructions
  1. Combine all essential oils and add mixture to the almond oil. Use it as a massage oil or add it to a warm bath for total relaxation.
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Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos

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Ingredients

  • 3


    medium sweet potatos

  • 1 tablespoon


    olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon


    chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon


    garlic powder

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons


    paprika

  • 1/3 cup


    black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/3 cup


    reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/3 cup


    chopped plum tomatos

  • 1/3 cup


    chopped avocado


Servings:

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Cover a baking pan with foil and coat with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Peel and thinly slice the sweet potatoes (about quarter inch rounds). In a bowl, toss the rounds with olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder, and paprika.

  3. Spread rounds evenly on prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes and use a spatula to flip. Bake for another 5-10 minutes or until crisp.

  4. Sprinkle beans and cheese over the sweet potatoes. Return to oven until cheese melts, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with tomato and avocado. Serve.

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Booster Blend
Pre-Workout Booster Blend
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Booster Blend
Pre-Workout Booster Blend
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Ingredients
  • 1 drop grapefruit essential oil
  • 1 drop orange essential oil
  • 1 drop lemon essential oil
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and add to diffuser.
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Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
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Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
Artichoke and Ripe Olive Tuna Salad
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Ingredients
  • 1 12 oz chunk of light tuna drained and flaked
  • 1 cup canned artichoke hearts chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped olives
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine tuna, artichokes, olives, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and oregano in a medium bowl.
  2. Serve with sliced tomato on a bed of lettuce or on bread.
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What is the one ingredient that has been missing from the classic green bean casserole recipe? An Instant Pot! Now you can make this holiday favorite in a flash, just in time for your guests to start arriving.

INSTANT POT GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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INSTANT POT GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 2 1/2 cups
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 package frozen French-cut green beans 14-16 ounce
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup French-fried onions
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Using sauté mode, heat oil in Instant Pot. Add mushrooms, onion powder, and salt and cook, stirring, until the mushrooms have released their liquid, or about 6 minutes. Add sherry and cook, stirring, until mostly evaporated, or about 1 minute. Stir in green beans and broth. Turn off sauté mode, and close and lock the lid and cook at high pressure for 3 minutes. Carefully release the pressure manually.
  2. Whisk cream, flour, and thyme together in a small bowl. Stir into the green bean mixture and return the Instant Pot to sauté mode. Cook, stirring, until bubbling and thickened, or about 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and top with french-fried onions.
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