Saturday, October 30, 2010

Banana Ice Cream w/ Strawberry Sauce - Recipe


This raw dessert recipe has become one of my all time favorites!
It´s ¨ice cream¨ but because it´s made with all healthy ingredients, you can enjoy eating this treat at anytime of the day... you don´t have to wait until after dinner.
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INGREDIENTS

Three-Four, Rough Chopped, Bananas - Frozen
1 Cup Berries of your choice or Cherries
4 Dates, Pitted
Water


RECIPE

SAUCE
- Blend berries, dates and a little water together until a smooth consistency is formed.
- Strain sauce into a bowl to remove all seeds.

ICE CREAM
- Using a juicer, blender or food processor, blend bananas alone or with a little water to create the ice cream consistency you desire.

- Pour some ice cream into a cute serving dish and top with strawberry sauce.

Yields Approx. 2 Servings
(Depending on your appetite!)




Enjoy your raw and healthy treat!


What´s your favorite raw, healthy dessert recipe?

Lots of love!
xx
Liz

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Hippie Halloween Make Up


Still don't know what to be for Halloween?

Here's an idea... be a HIPPIE!

It's a super easy look to pull off and it looks great on everyone!


Click the link below to view this Hippie Halloween tutorial live.




PRODUCTS

FACE
Basic Hydro Matte Foundation - Light
Coastal Scents Camo Quad Concealer - Medium
Essence Mosaic Pressed Powder - Adorable
Bare Escentuals - Faux Tan
Deliplus - Bronzingold
Sigma Blush - Not Fade Away
MAC Mineralized Skin Finish - Red Head

BROWS
Milani Brow Fix Brow Kit - Light
Maybelline Great Lash Mascara - Clear

EYES
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Elf Cream Eyeshadow Duo - Blueberry
Coastal Scents 88 Matte Eyeshadow Palette
MAC Eyeshadow - Vanilla
Basic Kohl Eye Pencil - 06
Coastal Scents Gel Eyeliner - True Black
Essence Multi Action "False Lash Effect" Mascara - Black
Ardell False Lashes - Demi Wispies

LIPS
Essence Lipstick - Frosted
Essence Lip Gloss - Rising Star

NAILS
Lady Merit - No.13
Kiko - 298


What are you going to be for Halloween?

xx
Liz

Sunday, October 24, 2010

What I'm Wearing Today - Fall Lunch Date w/ Friends


Today is one of those inbetween fall days... it's not too warm but not too cold either.

I'm off to lunch with some friends... here's what I'm wearing.


 
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Floral Print Dress - Friday's Project
Slouchy Sweater - Dillards
Black Tights - Dillards
Wooden Wedges - Nine West
Three Strand Drop Earrings - Target
Over Sized Black Beaded Ring - Handmade by a friend


What are you wearing today?
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xx
Liz

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Marinara Sauce - Recipe


This past weekend I had a dinner party to attend and decided to experiment with a raw recipe I've been meaning to try.

I was so happy with how it turned out and my tastebuds were too!
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Eating raw food is so yummy and healthy!

INGREDIENTS
(Two servings)

PASTA
2 Zucchinis, peeled

MARINARA
3-4 Roma Tomatoes
Handful Sundried Tomatoes, Soaked
4-5 Dates, Pitted
1 Red Pepper


RECIPE
- Peel or spiralize zucchini and place in a pasta bowl.
- Rough chop all the sauce ingredients and blend together until a smooth consistancy is formed.
- Poor marinara sauce over pasta and enjoy!


See how yummy it can be to eat a raw vegan diet?
I'm loving it more and more by the day!

Feel free to share your own raw recipes with me as well as your blog link!

Lots of love!

xx
Liz

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Fruit & Vegetable Salad w/ Persimmon Dressing - Recipe

Here's a simple, healthy, and 100% raw vegan salad and dressing that I've been loving to eat lately using all fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season now.

Below are some photos of the salad and further down below you will see the list of ingredients needed and recipe directions so you can create this exact salad in your home.

Okay... I better get to it because I'm getting hungry just looking at this salad!
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INGREDIENTS

SALAD
7-8 Leaves of Red Leaf Lettuce
1 Large Tomatoe
1 Large Cucumber, peeled
1/4 Red Pepper
1/4 Green Pepper
1/2 Apple
Handful of Pomegrante Fruit

DRESSING
Juice/Inside Fruit of two Persimmons



RECIPE

SALAD
- Wash all of your fruits and vegetables well.
- Tear the lettuce leaves and place in a large bowl or salad plate.
- Slice or chop tomatoe, cucumber, peppers, and apple to consistancy of your choice and place in salad bowl/plate with lettuce.
- Place a handful of pomagrante fruit ontop of salad.

DRESSING
- Squeeze the juice/inside fruit from two persimmons into a small bowl.
- Once all persimmon juice/inside fruit is in the bowl, remove any skin.
- Pour over salad and toss all ingredients together.

Hope you all enjoyed this 100% Raw Vegan Salad and Dressing Recipe!

More to come!
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What's your favorite salad and dressing recipe?

xx
Liz

Friday, October 15, 2010

What I'm Wearing Today - OOTD - October 15, 2010


Another fall, casual and comfortable outfit of the day for you all.

I love the simplicity of this look.



Click this link below to view this OOTD video live.





CLOTHING/ACCESSORIES

Caramel Leather Boots - Vivies
Dark Wash Jeggings - Zara
Chocolate Brown Scoop Neck Sweater - Westrags
Charm Neckalce - Local Hand Made Jewelry Boutique



What are you wearing today?

xx
Liz

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

MICHAEL TODD: Review & Fall Make Up Tutorial


MICHAEL TODD

Click the link below to view this review/fall tutorial live.



PHOTOS OF THIS LOOK



MICHAEL TODD COSMETICS
 Lipstick - Awe


 Trio Palette
Matte Eyeshadow - Baby Pink
Frosted Eyeshadow - Lush
Powder Blush - Zodiac


Everything Stick - Dixie 


Eye Shadow Base




FULL LIST OF PRODUCTS USED IN THIS LOOK

FACE
Michael Todd Everything Stick - Dixie
Basic Natural Make Up - Nougat
Coastal Scents Camo Quad Concealer Palette - Medium
Essence Mosaic Powder - Adorable
Bare Escentuals - Faux Tan
Michael Todd Powder Blush - Zodiac

BROWS
Milani Brow Fix Brow Kit - Light
Maybelline Great Lash Mascara - Clear

EYES
Michael Todd Eye Shadow Base
Michael Todd Matte Eyeshadow - Baby Pink
Michael Todd Frosted Eyeshadow - Lush
Coastal Scents Gel Eyeliner - True Black
Essence Multi Action Mascara "False Lash Effect" - Black

LIPS
Michael Todd Lipstick - Awe

BRUSHES
Sigma
MAC
Sonia Kashuk



Have you ever tried any cosmetics from Michael Todd?

xx
Liz

Monday, October 11, 2010

What I'm Wearing Today - Monday, October 11, 2010


Today it's a little chilly and damp out because we got so much rain yesterday... it was beautiful and I didn't mind it because I had the day off! (:

I was thinking about what I should wear on this chilly, damp day and I decided on a slouchy, black, knit sweater that I love and figured I would show you all.

Here's what I'm wearing today...

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Black Ankle Boots - Vives
Seven For All Mankind Boy Cut Jeans - Sacks Fifth Avenue
White Lace Tank Top - Friday's Project
Slouchy Black Knit Sweater - Department Store
White Black Cranberry Leopard Print Bracelet - Market in NYC
Chandelier Drop Earrings - Target



What are you all wearing today?

xx
Liz

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Date/Coconut Roll - Raw Dessert Recipe


This recipe has become one of my new favorites for several different reasons...


1... I love sweets and this is a super sweet treat
2... It's super easy to create; it only contains four ingredients and it's fun to make
3... It's 100% raw and healthy (:

(Even people who don´t eat a raw diet will love this treat!)


Click the link below to view this recipe video live...




INGREDIENTS

2 cups Dates, without pits
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Almonds, ground finely
3/4 cup Coconut, shredded



RECIPE

- Place dates and raisins in food grinder. Grind until well blended.
- Use your hands to combine 1/2 cup of ground almonds with date and raisin mixture.
- Roll mixture into balls, about the size of a ping pong ball, and roll in ground coconut or almond.

Enjoy!

What´s your favorite raw or healthy dessert recipe?

xx
Liz

Friday, October 01, 2010

What I Eat Daily - Raw Food Vegan Diet - Update


Ever since I stated in one of my videos that I have begun my journey with eating a raw food vegan diet, I have gotten so many requests to show you all what I typically eat on a daily basis.

Below are some photos of food that I enjoy eating on almost a daily basis...

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Banana and Kiwi Smoothie
(Meal One)



Grapes, Raw/Natural Almonds and Date/Coconut Balls
(Meal Two)
(Recipe video/blog post for Date/Coconut Balls coming soon!)



Large Salad w/ Homemade Vinegar/Honey Dressing
(Meal Three)



Fresh Pineapple Slices and Grapes
(Meal Four)



 Small Salad - Large Cucumber and Tomatoe

OR...

Few Pieces of Fruit - Apples
(Meal Five)



Dried Fruit (Cranberries) and Raw/Natural Sunflower Seeds
(Snack Option)



What does you daily diet consist of?

xx
Liz