Dill Hemp Chive Dressing

This Creamy Hemp Chive Sauce is by far one of my favorite additions as a dip, sauce or dressing for my steamed veggie dishes, wraps and rice bowls!  It is delicious! 🙂

Hemp seeds are mainly farmed and grown in the province of Manitoba; they are a rich source of Omega-3’s, including GLA-which is an important EFA for inflammation, skin health and hormone balance. Hemp seeds are also an excellent source of an Alkaline Protein that is more bio-available for the body-meaning your body will absorb all of the protein leaving nothing to waste. I hope you enjoy this simple yet delicious recipe… love to have your feedback and comments. 🙂

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼-1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • Green Onions – chopped
  • Bunch of fresh dill – handful
  • Hemp seeds – 3 scoops – more, depending on consistancy
  • Garlic powder ( or 1 clove – Optional )
  • Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • Sea Salt
  • Cayenne pepper

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  1. Add Apple Cider Vinegar + Water, Green Onions, Dill, Hemp Seeds, garlic
  2.  Blend until smooth, Add in the Nutritional Yeast, sea salt + cayenne and blend again until you get the consistency you would like

**This dressing will thicken over night in fridge. You can add more water  (for dressing-or more hemp seeds for a thick dip)

Enjoy!

My Favorite Online Shop For Sexy Costumes

I recently did a photo shoot where I wanted to dress up in a theme costume. The look I wanted was sexy, risque, erotic and fun!  I searched for online places that catered to events such as Car Show Models, Halloween, Cosplay and everything in between so I could find a exactly what I wanted. … I was so excited when I found this site….

My search brought me to this great website online store called Starline.  I LOVE this online shop! Starline has two main catalogs on the main page; Lingerie and Costume’s. They have a huge list of the themes in both Lingerie and Costumes catalogs:

LINGERIE 

  • Babydolls & Chemises
  • Bedroom Costumes
  • Bras & Panties
  • Corsets
  • Dresses & Robes
  • Fetish & Playsets
  • Hosiery
  • Tops, Skirts & Shorts

COSTUMES

  • Animal &Insects
  • Naughty & Nice
  • Fairytales
  • Funky Characters
  • Goddesses & Warriors
  • Good vs Evil
  • Pirates & Flappers
  • Uniforms
  • Star Curves
  • Accessories

This was one out of the two outfits I chose for my photo shoot …  and even though not a front shot of the outfit, I still love this one.

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I have another costume that I will be shooting in and will be sharing this on an upcoming blog 🙂

Head over to their website here:   http://www.starline.la/catalogs/

Thanks for checking out my post .. Hopefully I’ve inspired a new place to shop for all your festival, parties and fun outings 🙂

Collagen Review – NeoCell

 

Collagen is the new super food supplement that is taking over the shelves these days in many health and nutrition stores. Today I want to share my experience with collagen and why I have been including this wonderful supplement into my day to day health and beauty regime. It has many benefits for beauty, and joints.

WHAT IS COLLAGEN?

Collagen is Protein. It is the building block for skin, bones and tendons. It is the most plentiful substance in our body’s next to water. There are different types of collagen in the body – 90% of collagen in our body is made up of type 1 & 3 collagen. This means that type 1 & 3 can be taken together to support skin, hair, nails, muscle and bone maintenance. The proteins in type 1 & 3 are Glycine, Proline, Alanine, and Hydroxyproline.  Each of these amino acids have an important function in the body for cellular health and rebuilding. Types 1 & 3 are best to take for hair, skin and nails. It is best taken with juice or vitamin C in the morning – separate from type 2 collagen.

Collagen type 2 is liquid-like filling within the cartilage,  produced by chondrocytes (non-cellular matrix of cartilage). This type is best for joint and cartilage support and is best taken in evening on empty stomach for better absorption, away from type 1&3 collagen.

BENEFITS

Type 1 & 3

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improves elasticity
  • Thickens fine hair, promotes hair growth
  • Support weak or damaged nail beds
  • Improve circulation
  • Support Bone Matrix – 36% of bone is made up of cartilage
  • Increase Glycine production which helps with lean muscle mass for increased fat loss
  • May also increase skin suppleness, decrease micro-furrows and increase skin hydration.

Type 2

  • Includes Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and Hyaluronic Acid – excellent for joints, tendons and bones
  • May support joints

Almost all collagen products on market are in the form of powders, capsules, tablets and cheewables. Most collagen is sourced from either Bovine (cow hide, skins), or Marine (fish skin, scales). Look for products that source their collagen from BSE free cows without hormones. Neo Cell products are a great company that test all their products for efficacy, and all their products are Bioavailable and  Bioactive for maximum absorption and efficacy.

RESULTS

So far I have been noticing results; my skin is more smooth, hair feels fuller, not much difference in my nails, however over time that may change. Neo Cell has a whole line of amazing products that I will try. Stay in touch, I will be writing about them too!

Visit their website here: http://www.neocell.com/products-glow-matrix.php to get your products. .. and if you live in the Vancouver or LA areas you can also pick up your Neo Cell collagen products at one of their locations. You can find them here: https://bodyenergyclub.com/   and here in LA: http://bodyenergyclubusa.com/

 

 

 

 

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Thanks to NeoCell for the package of Collagen products for me to try, they worked great! 🙂

Let me know what your favorite products are by sending me a message. 😀

Source: https://www.energeticnutrition.com/blog/2016/04/collagen-types-1-2-3-knowing-important-differences/