Banana Mask

1 ripe banana
1 tablespoon pure honey
1 lemon (optional)

Mash the banana in a bowl and add the honey and lemon juice. Mix well. Apply to face and neck. Leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
After you remove all of the mask splash your face with cool water to close the pores.
Apply your favorite gentle facial moisturizer.

Put the remaining mask in a plastic container and store in the refrigerator for next use. Keep up to one week.

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Posted by on March 24, 2011 in Acne, Recipes for Face


Watermelon Smoothie

4 cups watermelon (chopped and seeded)
1/4 cup plain greek yogurt (substitute with a banana to make dairy free)
1/4 cup pineapple juice (can substitute with other juices or just ice)

Place ingredients in blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
Pour into tall glass.


Conditioning Hair Mask

3 eggs
1 teaspoon virgin unrefined coconut oil

Put ingredients in a bowl. Beat until fully mixed.
Apply the mixture to your hair, beginning at the roots and continuing to the ends. Massage into scalp.
Allow to sit for 30 minutes; then shampoo out with a mild shampoo.

Your hair will be soft and shiny after you are done.


Dry Hair Treatment

Is your hair dry, damaged and/or frizzy? Are you losing your hair? Here are some remedies to help make your hair look great!

Don’t use shampoos with any harsh chemicals in it like (ammonium laureth sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium lauryl sulfate, etc.) They are very damaging to your hair. They strip the hair of its natural oils. Only shampoo your hair once or twice a week and condition your hair every day.

Adding honey to your shampoo will help add moisture to your hair. Add 2 tsp. pure honey to a gentle shampoo. Follow with a gentle conditioner. Honey will help add gloss to the hair shaft.

pH Balance Hair Rinse – Mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar with water and pour through the hair. Leave the solution in the hair and scalp for five minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.


Fruit Smoothie

1 cup frozen Blueberries
1 cup filtered water
1 teaspoon 100% organic, raw Peruvian maca powder
2 tablespoons ground flax-seed
1 cup plain greek yogurt (instead of water)
1 teaspoon Xylitol (optional)
ice (optional)

Blend all the ingredients together in a blender. If it’s too thick add some more filtered water until you get it the way you like it. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

NOTE: You can replace the blueberries with other fruit like cherries, raspberries, strawberries, peaches, pears, melon, pineapple or bananas…or you can add more than one fruit to your smoothie. The choices are endless.


Blueberry/Banana Pancakes

1 cup almond flour (blanched or unblanched)
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1 banana (cut up)
2 eggs
1/4 cup filtered water
1 tablespoon virgin unrefined coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
1 tablespoon Xylitol
1 scoop unflavored Brown Rice Protein Powder (optional)

Mix ingredients together. Add more filtered water to get to desired consistency, if needed.

Add a scoop of coconut oil in pan on medium heat. Let oil liquidize. Add some pancake batter to heated pan. Flip them when the edges are brown on the underside.

After all the pancakes are made…instead of butter, spread coconut oil on the pancakes, then pour your favorite pure maple syrup on top and enjoy!


Nut Smoothie

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until the consistency is the way you like it. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

NOTE: Use the flax seeds in up to two shakes a day, no more.

Recipe from the book Ultrametabolism
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