Carrot and Avocado Moisturizing Mask

1-Tablespoon Brown Sugar

1/2 Avocado

1 Medium Sized Carrot (boiled)

2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Honey

 

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Doing at home masks is really going to make a difference in your skin

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What’s In Your Diet?

What are “Free radicals”
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A term often used to describe damaged cells, They are “free” because they are missing a molecule, which sends them on to pair with another molecule. These molecules will rob any molecule to quench that need. 

What are “AntiOxidants”

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Your body uses antioxidants to stabilize the free radicals. This keeps them from causing damage to other cells.

 

 

Avocados:

Filled with antioxidants and are a great source of vitamin c, vitamin e, & fatty acids. They improve skin density & help protect your skin from signs of aging.

 
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Almonds:

Contain massive amounts of vitamin E, almonds also help reduce body fat & boost your immune system.

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Cucumbers:

Besides hydrating & cooling the skin, they also contain antioxidants like B carotene, A-carotene, and lutein. I love drinking cucumber water with mint & strawberry slices (my personal favorite)

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Carrots:

1 cup of carrots has 407% vitamin A ( Retinol) Need I say more?

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Red Grapes: 

Has been proven to improve memory & brain function (full of antioxidants)

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Fish:

Contains essential fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and swelling, great for clear skin.

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Quick & Easy

Chicken is 1 of my favorites soups in the world. I recently found a new recipe that I tried Saturday & it came out delish!

Ingredients:

1/2 deli rotisserie chicken

2 cans of chicken broth

1 can of mushroom soup with roasted garlic

1/2 cup of diced carrots, celery, & oinions

1 tsp of McCormicks herbs blend

1 cup of egg noodles

 

Recipe: 

Remove skin from roasted chicken

In slow cooker add chicken, chicken broth, mushroom soup, carrots, celery, onions, & McCormick’s herbs blend. Cover & cook on high for 3-4 hours. Before serving, in a pot of boiling water, cook egg noodles (drain) & add into soup to serve.

 

 

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