Happy almost weekend! Yesterday I made my own tea and it was AMAZING! I have been reading a lot about the health benefits of turmeric but I have been in NOO mood to cook–especially not pot of curry—-I mean it is ten thousand degrees out! So instead I made my own turmeric tea! This recipe is literally sooo good. If you aren’t craving hot tea- make a big batch of it and put it in the fridge for some iced-tea! psssst….This turmeric tea with a splash of full-fat coconut milk—amazeballlls.
So why turmeric? Here are a few of it’s benefits:
♥ It fights inflammation and swelling…like big time, in fact turmeric in comparable to Advil
♥ Turmeric contains the compound curcumin which is a major antioxidant
♥ Fights depressions (in fact, a study showed it may be as affective as Prozac)
♥ Lowers blood cholesterol levels
♥ Great for our skin due to it’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties
Turmeric – Ginger Tea:
2 tsp fresh ginger- grated
2 tsp grated turmeric
1 tsp grated lemongrass
Place all the above ingredients in a tea steeper or tea-bag. Steep in hot water for 5 minutes. Optional: Add in a little raw honey or lemon.
Hi all! Hope everyone is having a great week! ♥
I haven’t posted in a while-so I wanted to do a little recap as this week was full of excitement! Now that this blog is sort of on a role- I feel like I have had so many exciting opportunities come up!
♥ Do you follow me on Instagram? If you don’t–you should! I am starting to partner with a few brands and will be posting tons of giveaways! This week, I did a giveaway for a three day juice cleanse hosted by Raw Generation…and let me tell you..there juices are DELICIOUS! Comment below if you want a discount code to there juice!!
♥ I have also been practicing yoga more…and am in the hunt for a hot-yoga class near me! If anyone lives in the Philadelphia area—pleaseeee let me know where you do hot yoga 🙂 🙂
♥ A little mid-week champs didn’t hurt… #BitchesLoveRose 🙂
♥ ANDD some fruit- I have been LOADING up on fruit this summer…more so than usual. P.S…this fruit is paired with Siggis Yogurt…Have you tried it yet? Literally the only yogurt I will eat!
Until next week.
Happy Summer LOVES ♥
Today reached 90 degrees and I was craving ALL things summery. I never crave heavy food in the heat- is anyone else like that? Bring on the iced tea and the fresh fruits and vegetables.
One of my summer must haves: Coconut Water! ♥
Harmless Harvest Coconut Water is my newest ADDICTION! I never understood the coconut water fad. I mean- drinking out of a coconut on an island sounds pretty bomb- but the cartons of coconut water always grossed me out. AND recently I found out they did for a good reason! Brands like Zico & Vita Coco are heated at a high temperature killing off all of the nutrients and the delicious taste. This brand- Harmless Harvest is completely raw, organic and literally the most delicious water ever. I am craving it now just typing about it…and I had one earlier today! Coconut water is super hydrating and gives you a little bit of natural sugar- which is GOOD, especially after a work out.
♥ Coconut water has many other health benefits:
♥ It contains 13% of your daily potassium in just one cup!
♥ It contains 14% magnesium (the anti-stress, anti-anxiety mineral!)…I will chat about this one later 😉
♥ It is full of antioxidants- especially this brand! Sometimes you even get pink water which is naturally occurring due to it’s antioxidant properties
♥ It’s super hydrating
♥ It contains a compound called cytokinins which slow down aging!
Need any more convincing?