Honey, Coconut Oil and Avocado
It’s no secret: Paleo researchers have discovered that these totally delicious foods are amazingly good for us.
Raw honey has wonderful anti-bacterial properties and multiplied beauty benefits. Here are a few thanks to Paleo gurus such as Mike Geary.
- Beautiful facial cleanser for acne
- Natural bleaching effect can significantly fade old or new scars
- Ideal as a face mask
- Because of its loaded array of antioxidants, a tablespoon a day keep free radicals at bay.
- Smearing raw honey on the face will soften lines an smooth away wrinkles.
Coconut Oil (Certified Unrefined Organic)
Personally, I have come to enjoy this everyday. It is incredibly delicious in hot tea. Such a treat to look forward to. Here are a few other beauty benefits:
- Makeup Remover, Hair Softener, Shaving Cream, Moisturizer, Eye Cream, Body and Face Scrub, Mouth Wash and Massage Oil
- Deep penetration into skin
- Boasts anti-aging, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties
- Kills yeast
Our 3 year old granddaughter will eat a whole avocado if allowed. Her mom has trained her well. The Avocado is also so of my favorite foods. It gives a great intake of healthy fat, which is critical to our health and has actually been incorrected labeled, along with coconut oil, in the past as a culprit. Here are a few other benefits:
- One of the best foods for a good complextion
- Anti-inflammatory properties calm puffiness in skin.
- Helps reduce skin redness and irritation
- Repairs damaged skin cells.
Delicious Recipes with Avocado
Creamy Avocado Soup
From Ninja cookbook using 72oz pitcher of the Ninja Note: A Ninja Blender is a wonderful kitchen tool. Also makes a great lunch.
- 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, quartered
- 8 green onions, cleaned
- 2 cups chicken stock, warmed
- 2 TBLS fresh lime juice
- 2 TBLS fresh cilantro, chopped
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- ¾ tsp. cumin or more to taste
- ½ tsp, red chile powder or more to taste
- 1 can full fat coconut milk to add later
- 4-6 sprigs cilantro for garnish
Put all but milk and cilantro garnish in Ninja blender at 2 until just mixed.
Add Coconut milk and blend again til soup is just smooth. Do not over blend.
Taste and adjust the seasonings as desired.
Serve at room temperature or cover and refrigerate 2 hours to serve chilled.
Garnish with sprig of cilantro to serve. (NOTE: John and I like it warm best. It was very delicious. We were thinking this would make a great enchilada sauce!