This morning, I created yet another delicious smoothie. I was inspired by this recipe by Beautiful Vegan, which by the way, is a recipe you simply must try. Literally, it will change your life! Anywho, in thinking on this delectable creation, I decided to create a creamy, chocolatey, protein packed, smoothie. I blended frozen strawberries, with raw cocoa powder, protein powder, avacado, a splash of vanilla extract, and water. The end result was quite tasty. I will make some changes the next time I make it, like increasing the cocoa powder. As it is, its somewhat bitter in a semi-dark chocolate kind of way, so you may find you enjoy it as is.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie

5 medium frozen strawberries
1/2 Avacado
1 scoop of strawberry whey protein powder
2T raw cocoa powder
1tsp vanilla extract
1/2c water

Blend well. Drink.

On another note, in my endeavor to become a healthier, sexier, beast, i’ve decided to begin eliminating toxins/chemicals externally, as well.
Ive began using a olive oil/coconut oil blend to wash my face, and thus far im loving the results! Theres lots of info on the web about what oils are best for various skin types, so take the time to do a little research if you want to give this a try. The method is simple. Massage oil or blend oils on to your dry face. Massage all over, then apply a wet washcloth over your face thats as hot as you can tolerate to open up your pores. Massage again, repeat steaming, pat dry. Easy. Im also surrendering my shampoo for baking soda/water and my conditioner for Apple Cider Vinegar. I start tomorrow so i’ll keep you posted on the results!

As always, thanks for reading!!