1 Cup Organic Plain Yogurt
3/4 Cup Organic Blueberries (frozen)
1 Organic Banana (frozen)
1 Teaspoon Organic Cinnamon
1 Ounce Almonds (about 20)
1/2 Cup Ice
2 Scoops of Arbonne Essentials Vanilla Protein Mix
Blend all ingredients together until smooth
If you’re like most parents of babies, you know the importance of good nutrition so you read baby food labels and carefully avoid dangerous preservatives and artificial colors. But, how much time do you spend reading the labels of your favorite baby care products? You may think that because a product is marketed for babies it must be safe but unfortunately, that is not always the case. In fact, some popular brands of baby care products, including shampoos, washes, lotions, ointments, and wipes, contain potentially dangerous ingredients.
While it would be nice to think that the FDA, Food and Drug Administration, is protecting our children from potentially dangerous chemicals, that just isn’t so. Baby care products are considered to be cosmetics by the FDA and with the exception of color additives, ingredients in cosmetics are not subject to FDA approval. Individual cosmetic and personal care product companies are responsible for determining the safety of their products prior to placing them on the market. Basically, the FDA is only involved in ensuring proper labeling of cosmetics. It’s sad to say but companies can even include a dangerous ingredient in a product as long as the proper warning label is included. So the bottom line is that as a parent you MUST read the labels!
To find out what is in your baby care products, go to the Environmental Working Group Cosmetics Database
EVERY DAY NEEDS TO BE EARTH DAY!
The vinegar cleans and the salt will draw out any little bugs and dirt
Each April 2, Autism Speaks celebrates Light It Up Blue along with the international autism community, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day.
I am Lighting It Up Blue for Autism Awareness. Learn how you can participate, too!
Go To: lightitupblue.org
This Easter try something new and natural by dyeing your Easter eggs with natural coloring. Making natural dyes isn’t just a way to achieve more earthy colors, and better looking eggs but by leaving the harsh food-colorings and egg decorating kits on the shelf in the store, you are making a healthier choice for you and your family.
Natural Egg Dye Recipes
Have A Happy, Healthy Easter!
2 scoops Arbonne Vanilla Protein Powder (20 grams of vegan protein, plus 20 essential vitamins and minerals)
1 Organic Apple, cored (Wash away harmful toxins in the body)
1 Organic Lemon, juiced (This citrus fruit helps boosts the digestive tract)
1 Cup Organic Kale (Chlorophyll kick starts the digestive tract by ridding the body of pesticides and environmental toxins)
1 Stalk Organic Celery (Used as a diuretic for centuries and thought to be an excellent blood cleanser)
1 Teaspoon Flax Seed Oil (Great source of Omega-3′s and ridding the body of harmful toxins)
1 Cup Arbonne Detox Tea, chilled (Boost digestive tract and flush out harmful toxins)
Add all the above ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth then pour over ice.