Carrot Juice and Bentonite Clay

After the vacation, I was feeling sluggish and off balance. I needed a boost. So I decided to go grocery shopping, and I got my usual fruits and veggies. Food City also had large bags of zucchini, peppers and bananas on clearance. I got a bag or two, of course. I made vegan banana and zucchini bread muffins and this for my morning breakfast:

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Tasty Carrot Juice my way:

3 carrots

1 large cucumber

1 nectarine

2tbs raw ginger

juice of 1 lemon

1/2 cup water

Inspired by: http://rawgirltoxicworld.com/2012/07/13/carrot-juice-for-glowing-skin-juice-spicy-carrot/

 

 

My skin was a little dry on the return; probably do to stress, lack of sleep, and exposure to lots of car, truck, bus, and boat exhaust. LOL! Bentonite clay came to the rescue! After applying the clay and taking a warm shower with it on, my skin felt so soft all day long. I didn’t use any soaps to cleanse or lotions for moisture; the clay removed all impurities and left my face moisturized:)

 

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Pottery

If you ever get the itch to be creative or learn something new, try pottery making. It is one of the most relaxing activities that at the same time lets your imagination run wild. As you squish your hands in the cool wet clay, you will get a little messy, but it is always worth it. Touching, molding, pushing, and pulling the clay is just the half of it, once you have set your style, you can splash bright and funky colored glazes or traditional matte finishes to the art. In my class this summer, I didn’t make any fancy flower pots or magnificent mugs, but I did create little masterpieces that I can truly cherish.

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