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What My Paradise Breakfast Includes...

Yes. I practice what I preach.  Here’s what a typical day looks. What I eat, drink, and a look at items I use in my personal skin care regimen.

I love adding cacao powder to my spirulina smoothie in the morning.  Cacao has high levels of antioxidants protect and repair the skin from damage and premature aging. And as a potent anti-inflammatory repairs blemishes, improving the skin’s complexion. 

My morning staple that keeps me energized! Cacao spirulina smoothie

 Naturally rich in protein and nine amino acids, spirulina also benefit the skin and promotes a plump, radiant complexion. Spirulina is a natural detox of heavy metals and is extremely nutrient dense.  I love to start my day with Spirulina.

spirulina green smoothie
Spirulina, Kale, cucumber smoothie. so refreshing!

Pumpkin seeds are loaded with Zinc.  Zinc is essential for its anti-inflammatory effects, zinc is quite beneficial for inflammatory acne and scarring related to acne blemishes.

Pumpkin Seeds are loaded with Zinc
I often top my chia pudding with pumpkin seeds or add to my smoothies.

I have the privileged of getting my moringa from my home in the Virgin Islands right off the tree in the back yard!The natural vitamin C in moringa oil boosts collagen, helping reduce fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin.” The vitamin-rich and nutrient-dense moringa oil 

Wild moringa from the my back yard in the V.I.

This keep me so full in the morning.  I have replaced eating oatmeal with this.  Top with bananas, raw nuts, and flaxseed.

 

Chia pudding recipe
my chia pudding topped with raw nuts and shredded coconut!

Matcha powder has remarkable properties to keep your complexion fresh and healthy. Not only does it reduce inflammation, it offers a one-two punch for the skin to exfoliate and eliminate dead skin cells, then rejuvenate the underlying skin to improve your complexion. 

matcha benefits
My hot cup of my coconut matcha latte. Yum!

I also have the privileged of getting wild lemongrass form my home in St.Thomas  Lemongrass for skin also has antiseptic and astringent properties, which helps to give your skin that beautiful, even glow.

Wild lemongrass dried from my V.I. home town.

What My Skin Nourishing Lunches! I like guacamole!

homemade guacamole with sauted chickpeas, and plantains
guacamole recipes for skin
baked tostados with guacamole sauteed spinach, fresh tomatoes, and wild caught fish
avocado skin benefits
sauted mushroom spinach salad with guacamole

Clearly avocados are a staple for me! They are nutritionally dense,  a good fat that keeps my brain young and my skin hydrated! I love to have  a contrast of color on my plate.  I eat very simple and as much whole foods as possible.  I really limit processed foods, dairy, and wheat.

My Essential Oil Stash and Favorite Soap

My essential oil stash also known as my miracles in a bottle!
Young Living Essential Oils are known for there purity, high standard and superb quality. There are perks to having a father who is a distributor!!

Some of My Supplements From My Cabinet

It may even reduce symptoms of problematic skin conditions such as rosacea, which can cause redness, irritation and inflammation of the skin.One study showed that, when applied to the skin, MSM significantly improved redness, itching, inflammation, hydration and skin color in people with rosacea

msm for skincare
I take MSM everyday. its great for hair, skin, and joint health.

This blood builder contains Iron and vitamin C.  I love this because my flesh intake is limited so this keeps my iron at a healthy level!

Some of My Favorite Things!

Gluten free low carb healthy breakfast
I avoid wheat/gluten. My bluberry Almond flour pancakes is a delicious alternative
My Zinc levels were a low. This zinc balances with copperand contains mushrooms. Zinc is essential for healthy hair, skin, and nails.
Almond date muffins. YUM!
My Vitamix makes it easy to live healthy!
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