GIRLS BBQ Chicken Salad

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Dear Diary,

The summer heat is NO JOKE.  This week in NY we’ve had two days of heat advisory– but even that can’t stop me from being outdoors.  California living does that to some people; even now that I’m back on the east coast, I can’t help but want to spend as much time outside in the sun (while the summer heat lasts).  Luckily, I have a pool close by to keep me cool– otherwise it might be a different story… But with the summer sun, comes summer cravings– like fresh fruit and vegetables, light salads, and BBQ filled afternoons with family and friends.  We went to a friends place for a BBQ yesterday, and I was in charge of a side dish… and the Girls BBQ Chicken Salad was just the ticket!  This dish is filling, but light tasting– similar to a traditional chicken salad except for one important difference– greek yogurt dressing.  This keeps the meal light and healthy, while still satisfying my regular BBQ cravings.  It’s summer in a bowl!  Try it for yourself!

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED/ HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

For the salad, combine:

  • Cooked organic chicken (I used a rotisserie chicken– so easy to find at the local health market, and the work is done for you!)
  • Two corn on the cobs (clean the corn, and place into boiling water to “steam” cook and remove from the husk)
  • 5 sticks of celery (chopped)
  • half of a red onion (chopped)
  • cup of cranberries (they provide such a sweet tang that balances the dish so well)
  • spinach for garnish

For the dressing, combine in a separate bowl:

  • 2 cups of greek yogurt
  • plenty of salt and pepper (to taste)
  • half of a squeezed lemon (to enhance the flavor)
  • 1-2 tbsp of honey (honey is a great natural sweetener that is SO good for the body– enough salt will balance out the sweetness)
  • optional: hot sauce for a little heat

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Mix together and then pour over the salad and mix until it is thick, creamy and ready to enjoy!

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Summer Wedding Fashion

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Dear Diary,

Fashion can be like music… It can take you back to a time and place in an instant. No one ever forgets what they wore to the prom, or the dress that ended up being glow-in-the-dark. (That only happen to me?!) Wearing something you feel amazing in can make the event you’re attending even more memorable!

We’re only halfway through wedding season and I’m already over my go-to wedding attire selections. And if you’re anything like me, you never want to be pictured in the same thing twice (Oh heavens, no!). But the reality is, I’m on a budget and I’m at a max with using my friend’s closets as my own.

So for special events, I’m constantly trying to get creative and rework pieces already in my closet so I’m excited about what I’m wearing and it feels new (sometimes that means Febrezing it a couple extra times…). Occasionally I’m successful at this, but mostly I just end up looking homeless. The struggle is real.

Enter The Stylist LA. Your dreams just came true! This is a fashion house that rents out their designer pieces and styles you for every occasion. Their dresses, rompers, etc… are perfect for anything from a casual brunch with the girls to a red carpet event. If you’re in LA and want to try everything on in person, you can visit their studio in Mar Vista or just directly from online.

Here are a couple of our selects from The Stylist LA for both day and night events…

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Green Revival Smoothie…!

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Dear Diary,

Lately, I have been traveling so much and it’s really been taking a toll on my health. Airplane snack boxes are the worst things for you, but they taste so good at 30,000 feet. Am I right? However, my skin has been looking lack luster due to my poor diet. So while I’m home for the next 4 days, I’m trying to cram fresh vegetables into all my meals, as much as, possible!! Nutritionist, trainers and doctors all alike praise the power of vegetables, especially green leafy vegetables. Packed with fiber, anti-oxidants and vitamins…spinach, kale and Swiss chard are just I need. Although, those Keebler Peanut Butter Crackers are still calling my name.

So apparently, greens are the first thing you should put in your body because they are high in fiber and have a lower glycemic index; kicking your metabolism into high gear and slowly raising your blood sugar level. However, the thought of eating just veggies the morning, doesn’t really work for me and who has time to make an omelet?! So, I’m heading to the Vitamix the next four morning and proving when veggies are in a shake… you can eat veggies anytime.

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1/4 Medium Size Avocado

1 1/2 cups of loosely packed spinach or kale

6 oz.. – 8 oz. almond milk

1 scoop chocolate vegan protein

1 scoop of micro greens

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 cup of frozen berries

4 ice cubes

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Blend all the ingredients together in a Vita-mix, start with the ice cubes, milk and greens. Then add the rest of the ingredients. I’m feeling better already…If you are feeling sluggish, trust in this blended smoothie to kick things back in high gear.

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Secrets to Glowing Summer Skin

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Dear Diary,

My secrets to Glowing Summer Skin?  Blueberries on my face, and cucumbers in my water. Ha, I’m serious!  Moving across the country, took a toll on my skin; crazy humidity (that I had completed forgotten about while living out west), has taken a toll on my skin; And summer wedding, after summer wedding, with caked on make-up and sun exposure galore has taken it’s toll as well.  It took a couple weeks of sleep and a few summer secrets in order to get my skin back into tip-top shape!

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The key to perfect summer make-up– is to look make-up-less. This means keeping make-up simple.  The only way that works, is to have radiant, balanced skin.  This felt near to impossible during my first few weddings of the summer…  I wanted to look fresh, youthful and glowing, but a few days before the first big event, I started to panic.  My skin was red and irritated, and in no shape to be “make-up-less.”  Even worse, the summer heat and humidity would make any caked on make-up sweat right off, leaving me looking more like a drag queen than a sophisticated bridesmaid.  Something had to be done:

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Glowing Summer Skin Secrets revealed:

1. DRINK A LOT (LIKE A LOT A LOT) of WATER

Add some extra vitamins, and keep your water tasty, by adding my favorite (spa-like) ingredient: CUCUMBER.  this refreshing vegetable has kept me hydrated all season long!

2.  SPF, SFG’s.   This is an easy one.  We all know to use SPF, but before a long day of wedding photos and festivities, I noticed a lot of my girlfriends skipped the step of summer sun protection.  This is an important step that you should never forget!  And it is the only summer skin secret that will keep your skin healthy and radiant for summers to come.

3.  BLUEBERRY TONER.  Those few days leading up to the weddings, I mashed some blueberries, and then gently pat the goo onto my clean face.  I then gently removed it with a slightly moist towel. Blueberries tone your skin so what is revealed over time is balanced skin… Perfect for summer make-up-less looks!

4.  OLIVE OIL & SUGAR SCRUB I used this scrub to moisturize and exfoliate the night before each wedding.  The result was radiant skin.  I love homemade scrubs because you know exactly what’s in it.  Don’t over-exfoliate ladies– once or twice a week (depending on your skin type) will do.  This was a great tool in order to remove some dry skin and reveal some new, glowing skin underneath!

All you do is add equal parts olive oil and sugar (you don’t need more than a couple of tablespoons of each), and mix together.  What you want is a slightly thick paste that you can gently massage into your skin (face & body!)

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Now you are Summer Ready– be confident, feel beautiful, and look healthy this summer!  These tips have been a skin-savor for me this season, and I’m happy to say the red, irritated, dry skin is GONE!  What is your pre-wedding routine?

 

Let us know SFGs!

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CHOCOLATE COFFEE FLOAT

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Dear Diary,

It’s the best of both worlds– coffee and chocolate ice cream… enough said.  Kind to my waist-line?  Why yes, thanks for noticing!  Because when I use halo top (protein) ice cream and only a small (okay– medium size) scoop of whipped cream, it’s as close to a guilt-free summer treat as it gets.  Chocolate coffee floats are not a novel idea, but they’re a classic and almost adult take on a root beer float.

Since my move to NYC, I’ve noticed some positives and some negatives traits of this beautiful city.  The positive is that I am walking a TON.  I love to walk, and feel one with the city… as beautiful as Los Angeles is, I have to say, I don’t miss spending time in my car in bumper to bumper traffic.  Plus, it’s nice to get in some extra cardio.  The negative-  it is so HUMID outside, I literally have to keep myself hydrated all day long… So it’s nice to take a sip break from my H2O, and indulge in something sweet (and caffeinated) to keep me going mid-day.

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HERE’S WHAT YOU DO:

  • 1 scoop of chocolate ice cream in a glass (Halo Top ice cream for less calories and more protein!)
  • pour some warm coffee on top to melt that ice cream!!
  • finish it with a scoop of whipped cream and a dash of nutmeg and cinnamon (to boost your metabolism ;))

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Enjoy, it’s THAT easy!! This is a summer treat I’ll be indulging in all season long!

Will you try this SFGs?!  Let us know!

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Red, White & Blue…!

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Dear Diary,

Happy 4th of July!!! It’s a day to celebrate America and we felt like a photo shoot to celebrate the red, white and blue was in order. It’s all about 4th of July Fashion on the blog today. While, we have some suggestions for things to wear. We also want to pay tribute to America’s Birthday with some sweet treats. Our strawberry shortcake recipe or granola parfait are perfect items to bring to any party and are oh, so festive! C’mon America deserves some sweets for turning 239 years old.

Hopefully, you are barbequing today and indulging in some adult beverages. We, at SFG, could use a few or seven if you want to be exact. Let’s us know your fashion picks for the summer. XO

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Lauren is wearing an Anthropology skirt, a Free People Top. Perfect for daytime soirees, where you don’t know everyone, but want to be comfortable and look like you aren’t trying too hard :) . Jackie is wearing a fitted red dress from Unique Vintage, a perfect dress to go from day to night. Valorie, is wearing a chic floral dress  from BCBG that’s great for a cook out, paired with ankle boots and a Janessa Leone hat.

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#ImNoAngel

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I applaud the Lane Bryant #Imnoangel campaign and the others like it; Target did an ad with real women in bathing suits and you can’t forget Dove, who really started it all. They have called into question America’s unrealistic portrayal of women’s bodies and beauty in ads and isn’t it about time for some variety?

These models and most models, are genetic anomalies. This was told to me by freshman year science teacher and I’m paraphrasing here because it’s been awhile, “their height to weight ratio is on the extreme end of the bell curve for the population.” We are seeing ads with clothing modeled on bodies that are nowhere near how the average women is built. Under this logic, clothing ads could be considered false advertising and should have a disclaimer, “clothing does not typically look like this on most women.” This would explain why, I’m returning four out five of the bathing suits I purchased from Nordstrom.

I have come to terms, with no matter how may chicken salads I eat, “with the dressing on the side” and miles I run, I will never weigh 120 pounds and be 5’11 with a 24 waist…it’s not in my genetic make-up. However, as a young girl, I thought these goals were achievable and it led to some unhealthy behaviors. I was not alone among my peers when it came to struggling with body images issues.  I’m not suggesting these ads are the cause, but maybe they are the seed. So, when companies  started marketing a different narrative, I found it refreshing. It felt like a celebration of all different body types rather than putting certain ones on display.

At the end of the day, ads are about companies are about increasing their brand awareness and selling more of their products. Let’s be honest, models look better in clothing and a lack there off. So why would a company not want their clothing represented to a consumer on a body that’s perfectly proportioned? And as a consumer, are we more likely to buy clothing modeled by a model?

This was a very meta afternoon and I thought I would share…any thoughts?

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Light, Summer Pasta

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Dear Diary,

Pasta is good ALL THE TIME.  But when summer heats up, I crave lighter dishes– the kind that won’t make me feel sluggish in the humidity, and helps me to feel nourished and full without feeling heavy.    This Light, Summer Pasta dish is full of fiber, vegetables, and flavor– without the extra calories.  It is creamy and tangy (kind of resembling alfredo sauce), but with none of that heavy cream and butter.  Thank goodness for ricotta– it’s sweet and creamy and full of protein! The thought of eating pasta during the summer months, used to scare me– but I love that today I was sitting by the pool– and tonight, I can eat some delicious pasta and know that it is actually a well-rounded and healthy dish!   Bikini season, here I come!

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

  • pasta (I go with barilla protein pasta)
  • 3 handfuls of spinach
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • bundle of string beans
  • container of grape tomatoes (cut into halves)
  • 4 tbsps (big tablespoons) of fat free ricotta

HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

  • boil the pasta until cooked (set aside)
  • in a large sauce pan add the olive oil and garlic cloves (minced) on a low heat
  • steam the string beans
  • when the garlic becomes translucent add the string beans, tomatoes and spinach cook until the spinach begins to welt
  • add in the ricotta and salt and pepper (a couple pinches worth)
  • mix together and add the pasta!
  • eat it all… :)

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Feel free to experiment/substitute with any vegetables your body is craving.  This pasta is so delicious and rich– but guilt-free for summer! You’re welcome SFG’s!  Tell us-  what are you craving this summer?!

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Ranch Cauliflower “Fries”

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Dear Diary,

Craving Fries?  Welcome to the club… I feel like since my move to NY, I’ve been eating out A LOT… while I’ve been busy celebrating, catching up with old friends and indulging just a little too much, I have been less healthy than I’d like to admit.  But SFG’s it’s time to get back on track!  I want to have an exciting, fun, and delicious summer, but most of all I want to feel good and CONFIDENT.  That’s where these Ranch Cauliflower “Fries” come in!

I’m craving the flavors, but could do without the excessive fat and calories– these cauliflower “fries” are so tasty– I’m always learning new ways to enjoy this diverse vegetable!

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

head of cauliflower (cut into small bite-size pieces)

packet of ranch flavoring

salt/pepper (duh)

handful of finely chopped parsley

olive oil (& if around, olive oil spray)

HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

  • on a large sheet pan (line with parchment so it doesn’t stick!)
  • coat the cauliflower with a couple drizzles of olive oil, a tablespoon or so of the ranch, a dash of salt and pepper, and tbsp or so of chopped parsley
  • after mixing well, spray on another layer of olive oil and drizzle on some more of that ranch seasoning
  • place in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes and then flip cauliflower
  • add another layer of olive oil spray with some more of that ranch seasoning! (CAN’T GET ENOUGH ;))
  • place back in the oven for another half hour or so (until crispy)– flip the cauliflower occasionally
  • ENJOY!… with some ketchup perhaps!

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What summer flavors are you craving?  Let us know!  :)

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Walnut MEAT(LESS) Tacos

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Dear Diary,

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Week 2 in NY… and all I’m craving is some california-grown avocados!  For some SFG inspiration this week, I asked my brother what he would like me to cook for him, and fortunately he said, “any kind of tacos.”  The challenge was gladly accepted, and after Beyonce’s advertisement (oops, I mean, BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!) on GMA this past week, I decided to follow her lead, and stick to a vegan dish… and I have to say, this dish was surprisingly AMAZING.  Who knew Walnut Meat(less) Tacos could be good!? I hadn’t even heard of walnut tacos before this week– but the walnuts completely disguise themselves with taco meat flavor, and pairing it with a simple acidic purple cabbage “slaw”, makes this a winning summer dish!  Don’t believe me?  Try it for yourself ;)

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

walnut meat:

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 5 sun-dried tomatoes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil drizzled in
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder

garnish:

cilantro

avocado

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for the purple cabbage slaw:

  • 1/2 purple cabbage
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 jalapeno chopped
  • 1 carrot
  • salt & pepper to taste

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HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

for the meat: combine all ingredients in a food processor until combined (a little coarse in texture)

For the slaw:  chop all ingredients and let sit at room temperature for at least 20 minutes before serving to allow all the ingredients to marry

place all ingredients on a slightly toasted (in broiler) whole wheat tortilla and enjoy!

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Thanks for the inspiration, bro!  What else would you guys like me to make this summer?  Let’s inspire each other SFGs!  Let us know in the comments below :)

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Preserve Your Herbs

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Dear Diary,

Lately, I’ve really been trying to cook more at home! When you control what’s going in your dishes you’re able to eat healthier and that’s always a must for summer. (Which is already here!!!! OMG. Crazy!) But more frequent grocery runs and larger quantities also means more waste. :( At least for me. I need to learn how to shop more efficiently! (If you have any tips please leave them in the comments below.) I just never seem to go through everything I purchase, especially produce. Ugh. I know, I need to eat more greens… I always have the best of intentions and go all out in the store and then always avoid the veggie drawer once I get home. If only the thought could count for my health…

I will say fresh herbs make everything more flavorful and delicious. By adding a sprig or two of fresh herbs to my meal I instantly feel like I’m creating an inspired meal. And it helps me eat more veggies, but giving them more fresh flavors… I always get the mixed organic herb pack because my herb garden (and by that I mean a basil plant I got at Trader Joe’s that was already planted and fully grown. ha) tends to only survive for a couple months… What can I say, I didn’t inherit the green thumb gene. I like the mixed herb package because it gives me a variety of options, but there’s always something I don’t get to use in time and I feel bad throwing them out.

Our solution to preserving your herbs is something we’ve done several times on our blog. Use your ice cube tray!!

Kitchen Hack – Preserve Your Herbs

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Need:

* Ice cube tray

* Extra Virgin Olive Oil

* Herbs

* Freezer
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Instructions:

1. Separate the herbs from their stems and add enough greens to fill 1/4th of the ice cube tray.

2. Then, pour the olive oil over the herbs almost up to the top of the tray.

3. Add tray to freezer and wait until contents is completely frozen.

4. Pop the olive oil / herb squares out of the tray and add to a sealed container like a mason jar or Tupperware.

(I like to keep my different herbs separated so you know what’s what.)

5. To use, add one cube to hot sauce pan and add in your desired vegetable or protein once the pan is hot.
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After freezing it should look like this…

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Spruce Up Your Wardrobe With Vintage Dresses

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Dear Diary,

Shopping in stores isn’t one of my strengths, but on-line shopping is a whole different ball game. I use Pinterest as my inspiration, then search the internet for this “said” image and purchase several renditions from my favorite on-line retailers. Of course, free shipping and hassle free returns are a must in this equation…There is nothing better than coming home to boxes of clothes outside my front door, it’s like Christmas in June. However, there are times when I find myself falling into a Pinterest rut and black is all I want to buy: dresses, shirts, pants and shoes, you name it – if it comes in midnight it’s in my shopping cart.

It was one of these, shall we say “dark periods” in curating my wardrobe that a friend recommended, Unique Vintage’s Dress of the Month Club. They send you a vintage dress each month and they choose the dress, depending on your style preferences. Having someone take control was out of my comfort zone, but I was on the path to having very monochromatic style or lack thereof. So I took the chance and asked Jackie and Valorie,to join me in this fashion adventure.

Our dresses arrived… and we absolutely love them! Jackie, was sent a fit-and-flare red dress. Valorie, always trendy and on point, a blush skirt with a floral crop top and for myself, a dress with a fitted bodice, in a delicate baby blue floral pattern. LOVE! If you need some inspiration in your closet, I would suggest letting Unique Vintage take a crack at it. You can never go wrong with Vintage… :)

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CHOCOLATE PROTEIN POPSICLE

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Dear Diary,

If you follow us on instagram, then you’re aware that we have BIG NEWS.  SFG Diary has officially become BICOSTAL #SFGinNYC– I have left beautiful Los Angeles (for now), and have moved to NYC!!!! Well, technically I moved-in with my parents in the suburbs– but that’s only temporary– so NYC here I come!!  It’s an exciting, but scary, change– but us SFG’s are fearless!  This adventure is just getting started– but I already miss plenty about the west coast… the weather for instance– since I’ve gotten back to New York it’s only been extremely humid or extremely cold– it’s June, NY, get with it… While I continue to settle in, I decided to make a recipe that would inspire warm weather, satisfy my sweet tooth, and keep me California dreamin’ of palm springs and beach life!  This chocolate protein popsicle is sweet and tart at the same time– This doesn’t taste like a normal, sweet chocolate popsicle– full of artificial flavor and tons of sugar– when you take a bite, you can immediately taste the chocolate protein powder, tart yogurt and pops of cinnamon and nutmeg; the complex flavors are rich yet subtle, and there’s nothing like a frozen pop in the heat of summer!

*use a regular table spoon to measure all of these ingredients– my stuff is still in boxes, so a kitchen tablespoon was my measurement tool! LOL… I’m so classy…

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1/2 scoop CHOCOLATE PROTEIN POWDER
  • 4 heaping spoonfuls of GREEK YOGURT (tons of protein)
  • 3 spoonfuls CACAO POWDER
  • 2 spoonfuls VANILLA EXTRACT
  • 2 dashes of NUTMEG
  • 1/2 spoonful CINNAMON (rev up the metabolism)
  • ALMOND MILK add until the mixture is smooth and soupy
  • POPSICLE MOLDS… AND A FREEZER ;)
  • *optional– 1/2 cup of granola and a few tsps of coconut oil (enough oil to make the granola sticky!)

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HERE’S WHAT YOU DO:

  • combine all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix together until fully combined–TIP: leave the almond milk for last and add in until the mixture has a soupy texture
  • pour into the molds, add the popsicle sticks, and freeze for at least four hours
  • *optional– after two hours, take the granola and place in a plastic bag– seal the bag, and then pound the granola (with your hand or a rolling pin) until it’s crushed– pour in the coconut oil and then layer the top of the popsicle molds with the mixture and then continue to freeze for another 2 hours
  • carefully remove the popsicle from the molds and EAT!

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Will you try this recipe this summer?  Let us know SFGs!  ;)

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Fashion Hack – Fix Your Favorite Bra

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Dear Diary,

Not to sound cheap (alright I’ll admit it, I am), but I hate throwing out my favorite old bras. Even when they’re causing me pain…like nearly drawing blood, pain. YOU GUYS!!!! They’re seriously injuring me! The underwires get too close to the surface and sometimes even pop through the material and stab me in the ribcage. No bueno.

So, I have a way to help all my budget-friendly sistas out! And you only need three things…one being the bra! Sold.

NEED:

* Old Bra

* Scissors

* Mole Skin

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DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut out small strips of the mole skin to fit over the underwire.

2. Peel off the paper backing and place it over the sharp section of underwire. (I used larger sections because smaller ones might lift quicker)

3. Put your just-like-new bra back on and you’ll be amazed at the comfort! (I think it’s even better than before!)

That’s it!!

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Do you have any fun DIY fashion hacks? Let us know in the comments!

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Beauty Hack: Revive Your Mascara

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Dear Diary,

Ever run out of your favorite mascara when you really need it the most? I don’t know how many times I’ve left my house to do my makeup on the go only to find a dried up mascara tube. Ugh. They say by pumping your mascara wand it forces more air inside the tube which dries it out, so a good way to prolong the life is to swirl the brush inside instead.

This next tip will have you awestruck and might possibly change your life! By adding a couple drops of any eye solution to your tube you will automatically give it new life! Just squeeze 3-5 drops into the tube, then swirl the brush around to mix the eye solution with the mascara. You will give yourself several more uses and be amazed with your crazy MacGyver skills…

Here’s how to bring your mascara back to life!

Need: 

* Old Mascara

* Eye Drops

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Directions:

1. Mix in several drops of eye solution.

2. Swirl the wand to mix the drops with the mascara.

3. Voila! You have yourself a practically new tube! Woohoo!

 

Here are some other fun at home beauty tricks:

DIY Bronzer // Sock Bun // DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray // DIY Flavored Lip Balm

What beauty tricks do you have? Let us know in the comments below…

 

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