In fall, most people go crazy for pumpkin flavored everything — pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin beer, pumpkin bread — and the list goes on. This fall, why not give yourself the ultimate treat and pamper yourself with a pumpkin based hair and face mask? With the added dry air that comes with fall, it can be damaging to skin and hair. With just a few ingredients, a pumpkin mask will nourish your hair and give you glowing skin by restoring its moisture. Read on to see just how to make your own DIY all-natural pumpkin mask in the comfort of your home.
Posts Tagged ‘superfood’
As we age, the smallest changes in our habits can have a big impact on our health. For example, simply beginning your day with a glass of warm lemon water. You’ve probably heard this many times before, yet are you convinced? Did you know adopting this simple habit into your morning routine can have ultimate benefits as you age?
It seems that there is an ever-growing list of “super foods.” These super foods are foods that purportedly have magical powers that will enhance our health and lives forever! While it can be easy to exaggerate the health benefits of some foods, it is true that there are a number of them that, simply put, are nutritional power houses. As the saying goes, you are what you eat! So why not make sure that you’re eating some of the healthiest foods we (currently) know about. Behold our list of 15 foods you may know about, but need to start eating NOW.
Attention Busy Parents: We know there are only 24 hours in a day. Unfortunately, some of those hours have to be spent sleeping. The other hours are likely filled with cooking, cleaning, errands, playing with little ones, possibly going to work or running to and from soccer practice. That doesn’t always leave much time for getting in all those “super foods” you hear so much about. However, Beets are a superfood that you need make the time for! If you need quick and easy superfood solutions you must add smoothies into your breakfast (or lunch, even snack) rotation. Check out our tips and a Superfood Beet Smoothie Recipe to inspire you and show you how easy getting in these extra nutrients really is!
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but during the holidays, it’s extra hard to keep breakfast healthy (surely we’re not the only ones sneaking on a leftover cookie or mini cupcake for breakfast!). You’ll fall in love with our festive holiday pumpkin cranberry overnight oats – it’s a breakfast packed with superfoods that will keep you going on all your last-minute shopping trips and baking extravaganzas.
Summer is beginning to seem like a distant memory as many of us have settled into the cold air, early sunset, and crisp nights. Along with this cooler weather comes an abundance of comfy sweaters, leather boots and weekends full of fun fall or holiday family activities. What better way to start the day on a nice cool morning, or at the end of a fun filled outing than with a warm and delicious beverage? The only thing better than curling up and warming up is knowing that these beverages offer you some amazing health benefits!
Maybe you enjoy the occasional slice of lemon in your glass of water or you squeeze it over your favorite seafood dish, but have you ever thought to use it on your skin? Here are five ways you can use lemon to improve the quality of your skin. And we included an easy lemon sugar scrub recipe that you can whip up in no time!