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5 Beauty Smoothies You Need to be Sipping On

August 17, 2017

A few years ago, I started drinking smoothies every morning and noticed a BIG difference in my skin. Sure, we can slather on serums and wear hydrating masks to get better looking skin, but one of the easiest and most holistic ways to better your skin lies in what you eat. I love you all and want you to have radiant skin so I’ve conjured up a bunch of delicious, skin-beautifying concoctions from my very own fridge!

The Ultimate Green Smoothie


1 cup romaine lettuce

1 cup spinach

1 handful of parsley

3 celery stalks

1/2 cup of cucumber, chopped

1 apple, cored

1/2 of an avocado

2 small pieces of raw ginger


Strawberry Chocolate Goodness


1 Cup Coconut Water

1/2 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)

1 banana

2 tbsp. raw cacao powder

1 tbsp. maca powder

1 cup milk or almond milk

1 handful chocolate chips


Banana Lovin’


1 cup coconut water

1 banana

1 cup milk of your choice

1 cup fresh spinach


Blueberry Detox


12 oz. almond milk or nut milk of choice

1/2 banana

1/2 avocado

1-2 dates

1 handful of blueberries


Clear Skin Smoothie


1 glass of cold coconut milk

1 glass coconut water

1 tbsp. acai powder

1 tbsp. goji berries

1 tbsp. raw cacao powder

1 tbsp. chia seeds

What are your favourite smoothies? Share them in the comments section below 🙂

xo, Yvonne K.

Food Recipes

Easy Sweet Thai Noodles and Shrimp Recipe

December 14, 2016


I’ve always wanted to make a Thai dish but I wasn’t always confident to actually do it . I decided to just go for it and indulge in something new without worrying if I’d mess it up. Ordering pizza wasn’t a backup plan this time around, I knew I could make this and really enjoy it! The dish turned out delicious and I just had fun with it! As a side, I sautĂ©ed some brussels sprouts and let me tell you, if you cook them the right way, you just might like them!


What You’ll Need for the Main Dish:

Spaghetti noodles or any noodles of your choice

1 pound of frozen and peeled shrimp

1 cup of baby carrots cut into small chunks

1/4 cup of green onions sliced

1 Head of broccoli

1/4 cup of ginger

1 bell red pepper chopped

1/4 cup of onions

4 garlic cloves minced

1 tsp. of black pepper

1 tsp.of salt

3 tablespoons of black sesame seeds

1 bottle of sweet thai sauce you can find at the grocery store

For the side:

1 cup of brussels sprouts

2 tsp. of olive oil

1 tsp. of cinnamon

1 tsp. of black pepper

1 tsp.of salt

Directions for the Main Dish:

In a large pot, bring water to a boil and then add the spaghetti noodles.

Chop all of your vegetables and set aside.

In a medium skillet and on medium heat, add the olive oil, garlic, onions, and ginger, sauté until they are soft.

Add the rest of the vegetables to the pan (carrots, broccoli, red pepper and green onions).

Add the shrimp and simmer on medium heat with the lid on for 10-15 minutes occasionally stirring everything.

Add all of the spices (salt, pepper, etc).

Add the black sesame seeds.

Add the sweet thai sauce and allow to cook for 10 minutes.

Directions for the Side:

Wash and chop up the brussels sprouts.

In a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium high.

Add the brussels sprouts.

Season with all of the spices listed above and stir frequently for 8-10 minutes.

This is best when served hot!

Enjoy 🙂