Recipes

The Best Darn Green Smoothie

With health on a lot of our minds these days, people have been open about sharing how they stay in shape. Many fitness gurus turn to shakes or smoothies when they’re feeling a little famished because they can satisfy your hunger in an instant. Green smoothies have been on the rise because they taste great despite the fact they are loaded with fruits and vegetables. If you’re thinking of trying a green smoothie here is a recipe that will blow your mind!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 2 frozen bananas

Directions:

  1. Place spinach in a blender and blend with water until it is no longer chunky.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  3. Serve. 
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Decadent Shea Body Butter

Ingredients
Here’s What You Need:

• 1 cup Raw Shea Butter
• 1⁄2 cup organic Coconut Oil
• 1⁄2 cup organic Olive Oil
• 5-10 drops Rosehip Oil or a scented essential oil

Directions
Here’s How You Do It:

• In a double boiler, slowly melt Shea Butter and coconut oil
• Once melted, allow mixture to cool 30 minutes
• Add olive oil and Rosehip Oil or other essential oils, mix, then put mixture into the freezer until it is just starting to solidify, about 20-30 minutes
• In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, whip until Shea Butter gets a butter like texture
• Transfer to glass jars and apply as you would lotion. A little goes a long way!

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Whipped Lavender Shea Butter

Ingredients
Here’s What You Need:

• 8 oz. Raw Shea Butter
• 3 oz. Jojoba Oil
• 1 Tsp. vitamin E oil
• 30 drops Lavender Essential Oil
• 20 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil

Directions
Here’s What You Do:

• In a double boiler slowly melt Shea butter
• Remove from heat and add the Jojoba and Vitamin E oil
• Place the mixture in the refrigerator until the sides and top start to solidify, about 45 minutes
• In a stand mixer or a hand mixer, set on high and whip for 5 minutes
• Fold in the essential oils and continue to mix for a few minutes to blend
• Transfer to a clean glass jar

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Coconut Oil & Shea Butter Lotion

Ingredients
Here’s What You Need:

• 2 Tbsp Beeswax
• 1⁄4 cup organic Coconut Oil
• 1⁄4 cup Raw Shea Butter
• 2 Tbsp Jojoba Oil
• Essential Oil for added benefit or scent (optional)

Directions
Here’s What You Do:

• In a double boiler add all of the ingredients except essential oil. Slowly melt, stirring occasionally, until a uniform liquid results
• Add essential oil one drop at a time until desired scent is reached
• Pour hot liquid into clean jars
• Once the liquid has set and cooled to room temperature, you may need to stir it to keep it creamy

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Whipped Cherry Body Butter

Ingredients
Here’s What You Need:

• 1⁄4 cup Grapeseed Oil
• 1 to 2 teaspoons Cherry Extract
• 1⁄2 cup Raw Shea Butter
• 1⁄4 cup Coconut Oil

Directions
Here’s What You Do:

• Slowly melt all ingredients in a double boiler until completely liquid
• Place mixture in the refrigerator and let it cool until it begins to firm, about 1-2 hours
• Whip the mixture until peaks form with your mixer
• Scoop into glass jars and store them in the refrigerator

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