It is All About Clean Eating!

We all have been hearing on the news about how food manufacturers are pretty much destroying out quality of food. It is horrific! Here in this article (it will be extensive, but so worth it!), I will try to give as much information about Eating Clean.

It is a fairly new concept to me, and probably is for a lot of people too, so I will try to make it as simple as possible. Clean eating is a way of life. It feeds and fuels our bodies to stay healthy, without all the harsh preservatives and chemicals that we find in a lot of products out there.

By clean eating, one may experience:

  • Weight loss
  • More energy
  • Boost in immunity
  • Decreased risk of certain types of diseases like diabetes, stroke, heart disease and cancers
  • Savings!! Lots of money is being saved here!!

So let’s start looking at the types of foods we will be eating from now on…

I went on Google to find a website that has it simple and written in a way that it is easy to understand so here is a website that prepared a shopping list of foods to buy and renovate the pantry!

http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eating-shopping-list-for-beginners/

This is the best article I found so far that makes it easy for me to go grocery shopping. I will tell you this though, don’t be discouraged and think it is going to be hard or anything like that. At first I was completely intimidated by the list. Just pick what you want.

**HINT: I look up clean eating recipes, and then go grocery shopping. It ensures that I have only what I need in the pantry**

…and now I have a recipe to share! I tried it out and made it!! It came out delicious!!

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I will be posting more recipes in time. Lets start making a difference in our lives! This is not a diet. It is a lifestyle, and a very good one too!

If you have any recipes to share with us, please leave a comment, or e-mail spaalife@gmail.com to submit a recipe!

Question is: What lifestyle do you want to live?

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Cheers to a healthful life!

A Healthy Treat for your Body: Coconut Body Scrub!

I have been handcrafting and selling body products on and off for quite some time and since I am in my “off” phase right now (because I just recently moved from one side of Florida to the other), I am going to release a secret scrub that nourishes the body like no other product. The key ingredient here is coconut!

 

Some benefits of coconut for the body:

– It is a SUPER FANTASTIC hydrating agent.

– Clears up the skin.

– Slows down the aging process.

– Antiviral,, antibacterial,  anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic.

There are so many other properties that can be read online. Just do some research! Here is a picture of a happy coconut just because…

 

Here is the recipe for a good coconut sugar scrub that will make your body look and feel fantastic! This makes one cup of scrub.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 TBSP shredded coconut
  • 6-8 drops of Lime Essential Oil

Directions:

  1. Melt Coconut oil in microwave.
  2. Mix in with the sugar, until fully incorporated.
  3. Add the coconut and the Lime Oil.
  4. Mix together.

***Remember to scrub your body 2-3 times a week. Doing it everyday may irritate your skin! ***