Food, Goody Gals

Tacos for Breakfast? Yes, Please!

Hola Chicas! Today is the day that we feast on tacos!! When this weekly funfest comes along we like to celebrate full out, because who doesn’t love a good taco or ten? You can go so many directions with these pockets of yumminess. You can try authentic Mexican, streetstyle, vegetarian…the possibilities are endless.

Here are our top 3 recipes to get you into the breakfast taco or as we like to call it, Braco game.

Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Taco (Braco)

Chorizo…need we say more? Who doesn’t love the spicy pick me up that chorizo gives to any dish. This breakfast taco will definitely kickstart your morning.

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Photo credit: RecipeTin Eats

Crispy Potatoes and Fried Egg Taco (Braco)

Crispy potatoes deserve a post all to themselves because potatoes are life…at least they are in my book. Throw a fried egg on that, over easy and you have yourself a foodgasm! This breakfast taco has both potatoes and fried eggs with the addition of the all mighty chorizo. Can you say Yummy?!

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Photo credit: Seriouseats.com

Viva La Vegetarian!

Ok, although we love our chorizo, we also understand that many people do not. We can’t forget about our vivacious vegetarians. This vegetarian braco will knock your socks off, even the meat eaters are loving this fiesta on a plate!

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Photo credit: Cookie and Kate

Which braco will you start your day with?

Food, Goody Gals, Skin, Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday: Fruit Infused Water

Hey, hey, hey Gals! It’s that time of week again when we all start to get the thirst! You know, the one that comes on #ThirstyThursday. We’re headed into a long weekend but we’re not there quite yet.

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If you plan on getting your drank on you might want to remember one thing…hydrate. We’re all for a little indulgence but hydration is key when it comes to recovery. So, if you’re anything like the chicks we know you are getting ready to let loose and party hard. Before you do, why don’t you try out one or two of these infused water recipes to prime your body for the party.

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Cucumber Grapefruit Water

With the refreshing qualities of cucumber and the tangy taste of grapefruit this mix makes a wonderfully refreshing yet tangy summer drink. Try it with sparkling water to add a little fizz!

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Blueberry Lime Water

Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits around. Add them to water with a bit of lime and maybe a sprig of mint and enjoy a nutritious and refreshing pick me up on a sweltering summer afternoon.

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Do you have a favorite infused water combination? Share it with us!

Food, Goody Gals, Thirsty Thursday

Slushies the Grown Up Way

Remember when you were young and the weather was hot and humid and all you wanted was an ice cold slushie? You probably forgot about that, huh? Well I didn’t…I didn’t forget about the cold, icey, sugar high that came with it either! I want that refreshing feeling without the sugar crash that follows and that’s where wine slushies come in. Yes, you heard that right, wine slushies. Slushies are all grown up and as delicious as ever. Want to try them yourself? Check out my top three recipes and try one out yourself.

Rosé Wine Slushy

For this pretty pink concoction all you need is a bottle of Rosé, some Belvoir Elderflower & Rose lemonade, lavender and some ice. Blend it all together and enjoy!

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(Image credit: Style Me Pretty)

Watermelon Limoncello Prosecco Slushy

This one is a little more complicated but just as yummy! To make this decadent drink you’ll need ice, proseco, watermelon, limoncello, mint, and some ice. Blend it all together and voila!

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Watermelon Limoncello Prosecco Slushies
(Image credit: Floating Kitchen)

Peach Moscato Slushy

Ok, I saved the best for last. Nothing like peaches in the summer and this slushy just elevates the lovely peach taste with Moscato. The only other thing you’ll need is powdered sugar and then you’re ready to indulge in this ice cold yumminess.

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Moscato Peach Slushies
(Image credit: Divas Can Cook)

Ok, don’t say that I never shared anything useful with you Gals! Now go forth and make slushies!

Goody Gals, Skin

Indulge with a Chocolate Face Mask

Happy Easter for those girls who celebrate. For those who don’t, happy Sunday to you. This time of year you’ll notice an abundance of chocolate lying around and you’ll want to indulge. Don’t feel guilty, indulge gurl! Just indulge your skin instead of your appetite!

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Chocolate can be great for the skin. Depending on what you’re going for, be it hydration, toning, rejuvenation or regeneration there’s a mask for you. All of these masks can be made at home and on a budget.

Check out these four homemade masks that you can make at home today!

 

Education, Food, Goody Gals

Recipe: Easy Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I love a good mousse, especially when its a chocolate one, but the thought of making it puts me off massively. If you’ve ever read a recipe for mousse its so ‘faffy’ (totally a word) as you need to use eggs and whip and blah blah..nobody got time for that. So when I came across […]

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Goody Gals, Skin

From Fridge to Face

 

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Dry skin? Dull skin? Breakouts? Whatever the issue there’s often an antidote in the kitchen. Experience has taught me that better skin comes from the inside out; dietary changes have helped my skin drastically over the years (stay tuned for a post on this). However, it’s also important to care for our skin topically. This […]

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