I got some feedback that you guys like my favorites/recap posts! So here we go! Here is what I've been loving lately in food, workouts, beauty and life!
What I'm Loving Lately
So many pictures to dig through in my phone this week..apparently I have been "snap happy!"
I don't drink much soda but I do enjoy an occasional soda or other "fun" drink! What do I look for? Drinks that use natural sweeteners such as the plant based sweetener stevia! This bai drink was super good! Also contains green tea and little kick of caffeine. Only 5 cals for one can and nothing artificial and contains extra antioxidants and has great flavor. I give it two thumbs up!
Loving chopped salads lately and taking the shortcuts to make them easier and more quickly to prep for the week! I love the pre made salad mixes (salad only) and have been buying pre chopped onions and peppers because I HATE chopping those two things! ALSO - veggie trays are amazingly convenient - and at costco for 9.99!
The one above has:
- asian chopped salad
- chopped kale
- chopped onions and pepper
- chopped pea pods
- 1 small radish sliced thin
My scalp has been soooooo dry lately (yuck!) and it's miserable! I recently DIYed it with this hair mask: 2T organic coconut oil and 2 T organic honey melted in the microwave on power level 5 for 45 seconds. Stir and its ready! I applied mine to wet hair working from the ends up to the roots -I wrapped in a towel and let sit for about an hour! Then hopped in the shower and shampoo'd and conditioned like normal. I also applied a few drops of macadamia hair oil to my hair post shower and let air dry. So far my hair feels really soft...Time will tell about my scalp I guess!
Like I said every once in a while I love me a rootbeer! My sister pointed this one out to me and she was right it's SO GOOD! Have you tried this one? AND sweetened with stevia. Other sodas I like are the zevia brand! - Dr. Zevia and the ginger root beer are my fav.
Stir fry made with cauliflower rice...first time trying it. To be honest I'm not usually a big rice fan because it's so mushy! But this had more texture to it and easy to flavor....I just "winged it" and it turned out so good! Have you tried cauliflower rice?
Core De Force. Still loving this workout and I'm on round THREE of this 30 day program. I stream the workout through my surface pro either at home or at the gym! Beachbody on Demand is so super convenient...I have over 400 workouts and I pay $99 for all of that FOR A YEAR. Insane right? The deal goes through february....let me know if you want in on it or hear more about it!
Red wine. Sweatpants. and Fireplaces. Need I say more? Oh and the wine is Meiomi ... TRY it if you haven't already!!!
Snickerdoodle Shakeology Bowl - soooooo good! creamy like ice cream and has all my vitamins for the day and it gives me a TON of energy!
1 scoop vanilla Shakeology
1 t PB2 or peanut butter
1/2 cup non dairy milk
sprinkle of cinnamon
splash of maple syrup
1 t of vanilla
ice to blend -
These were a new find for me at the local Natural Grocers store. I have had the terra brand veggie chips, but they had a ton of different varieties at the store! Carrot chips, Sweet potato, Turnips...I can't even remember all of the options. I believe there was even beets! I grabbed a bag of these bbq flavored sweet potato chips. So good and contain ingredients you can read...like SWEET POTATOES. (my fav)
Still loving my Nespresso machine! I'm still definitely learning though..Any tips and tricks appreciated! I made this one with two shots of a STRONG coffee and unsweetened vanilla cashew almond milk with a little bit of sugar free salted caramel syrup. SO GOOD!
What are you loving lately? Any fun food or snack finds? Have you made cauliflower rice before? Do you have a nespresso? Any tips or tricks?
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