Saturday, June 30, 2012

Fruit covered in Yogurt Dip!

I love how simple and easy this recipe is! It is a quick snacks that you can enjoy anytime!!

Ingredients
1 c strawberries 
1 c blueberries
1 c rasberries

Dip
1 1/2 c Chobani plain greek yogurt
2 tbs natural peanut butter
1 stevia packet
1 tsp cinnamon

Mix all the ingredients for the dip together, then dip the fruit in it making sure there is a thick coating on each piece of fruit. Next place fruit on parchment paper or wax paper in the freezer until frozen, its that easy!!! 

*try it using pretzels and almonds!

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Bryjin's Makes Shirts?

Ive blogged about Bryjin's before, simply because I think their art collaboration is amazing!! They use photography layerd with art to create amazing photographs and gif images! Recently they have posted the concept of creating t-shirts, what an awesome idea!! Below are some examples, if you like what you see visit their website Bryjin's and tell them what you think about these shirt designs so they get made!!


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Friday, June 29, 2012

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Dipped and Dyed

One of my favorite trends ever is the dip dyed trend!! Ombre hair has been big this summer as well! Colorful dyes make your look one of a kind and unique. These bright hues will never look boring when worn at that summer event or concert! Try the dip dyed style today and learn how to make your own!

Shop the looks HERE! {1,2,3,4,5}

Interested in making your own dip dyed fashion? Follow these simple steps!


What you'll Need


Plain article of clothing ( white works best)

Scissors if you want to add fringe

bleach

RIT dye


Instructions:
  1. Cover work surface with a plastic cover 
  2. Prepare Dye: Wearing rubber gloves, shake liquid dye bottle and measure ½ cup liquid dye or 1 box powder dye into a disposable container. Add 1 cup salt and 4 cups very hot water.
  3. Pour dye solution into a 3-gallon plastic bin or container. Add 2 gallons very hot tap water and a squirt of liquid detergent; stir well.
  4. Wet clothing and squeeze out excess water. Wrap two-thirds of (what ever you dye)  around a dowel rod. Immerse bottom one-third third of cloth in dye bowl for 10 minutes, gently moving it back and forth and up and down
  5. The dip the mid section of the clothing into the dye carefully, let sit for 5 more minutes.
  6. Remove clothing from dye and rinse out excess dye.
  7. Rinse the fabric under cool water first, then warm water until dye runs clear. Wash garment in warm water and detergent, then dry.
  8. using scissors cut fringe in a t-shirt, dress or jeans (thin strips of fabric at your desired length)
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Flower Power

Trend alert! Whats in right now!? Floral prints! Floral prints are seen on everything fashion for summer. Find a floral dress and pair with a nude pump, wear floral trousers with a polka dot top for a fun evening look! No matter what you wear in floral, your sure to look chic!

SHOP the Looks HERE! {1,2,3,4,5}
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Strawberry Protein Crepe PANCAKES

These pancakes look more like a crepe but taste more like a pancake. They are filled with a yummy yogurt filling that can easily make this breakfast meal feel like your eating dessert! Treat yourself and try this morning delight!


Strawberry Protein Crepe Pancakes
1 scoop vanilla whey powder
2 egg whites
1/4 c n/f greek yogurt
1/2 c oats
1/4 c strawberries
1 packet of stevia 
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 c almond milk or water

Yogurt filling
1/2 c yogurt
1/3 c natural strawberry jam 
1 tsp honey

Blend Pancake ingredients in a blender and spoon out onto a sprayed skillet on medium heat. Heat each side until golden brown and flip once edges bubble. Once pancakes are finished, mix filling ingredients and place in the middle of the pancakes and roll up, secure with a tooth pick or place folded side downward. ENJOY!!

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Got the Blues?

A big trend this summer is denim! Denim shirts, pants, shorts, dresses, bags and more! Pair light denim shirts with darker denim jeans for a casual look that can be worn anywhere! Check out some of my favorite denim looks below!


                         








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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Vegetarian Taco Bake

I just made this for dinner tonight..it was AMAZING!! I created this recipe with basically what ever we had in our cabinets. It's simple, healthy and very cheesy! 

Vegetarian Taco Bake
1 can chickpeas
1 can pinto beans
1 can black beans
3 c Quinoa
1 green bell pepper diced
1 tomato diced
1 red onion diced
1 package soy burger or sausage
1 packet organic taco seasoning
3 c organic cheddar cheese shredded
1 c spinach
5 taco shells crushed
1 can black olives
2 c red sauce, salsa or crushed tomatoes
1 mashed avocado

Preheat oven for 350 degrees. Spray a 13 x 9 baking dish with olive oil spray. (You can also cut this recipe in half, I was feeding a lot of people) use a 9x9 dish if you do so. First layer quinoa on the bottom of the dish and add 2 c of water. Next add the beans and a layer of cheese. Then top the cheese with the cooked soy burger seasoning and vegetables and layer with cheese. Add the olives, mashed avocado, spinach and red sauce and top with more cheese and crushed taco shells. Cover with foil and place in the oven for 45 minutes! let cool for about 10 minutes then serve!

* add yogurt or sour cream and make it spicy with cayenne pepper or jalapeños!

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NAKED Sports Gear

Naked Sports Gear is a company out of NYC that specialize in sports bras! The bras have sheer fabric straps made of micro mesh that minimize tan lines and are also moisture wicking, perfect for summer activities out in the sun! They come in cool colors as well!


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Monday, June 25, 2012

Wonderland Couture

Feline Blush has captured our pure imaginations with her underwater wonderland spread. These pictures are beautiful and filled with passion and creativity.






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Wildfox Couture

Recently I heard of Wildfox. Wildfox has some of the best simple yet creative styles I've seen in a long time! They take a concept such as a simple screened t and add different elements that make them one of a kind and truly unique! They also have really cute designs for dresses, jumpers, swimwear and more! Check out some of my favorite styles from Wildfox!

Check out this Video for their spring 2012 collection!


Wildfox ballerina Jeffrey Campbells
           
       

   

       

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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

Yup, thats right, HEALTHY peanut butter brownies!! I love these! There perfect for breakfast, when you have a sweet craving or if you just love brownies!

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Brownies
1/2 c oats
1/2 cocoa powder
3/4 c low fat yogurt
1 mashed banana
1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
1/2 c peanut butter (I use Better n Butter, less fat)
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 c stevia
1/4 c almond milk
*top with more PB once cooled or add walnuts! (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven for 350 degrees, place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour mixture into a 8x8 sprayed oiled baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes. let cool, ENJOY!!

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