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I love the crunch to a cucumber, they go great with dressings as they absorb lots of flavor too. 🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵 What are the benefits?  Fights heat with its cooling effect Flushes out toxins  Very hydrating  Boosts immunity with vitamins  A, B, C Helps weight loss  Reduces puffiness  Stabilizes blood pressure  Great for hair and nails  Helps kidneys…

BEST OILS FOR COOKING 

Eating cheap and bad oils only causes harm to our bodies in the short or even long run.  That’s why eating outside should not be done so often, as restaurants buy and use oil in bulk (mainly the unhealthier ones) Fact: Different oils actually change their taste, colour, texture and nutrition when exposed to heat…

FACEMASKS (storebought) part 1

I thought I should share my reccomend FACEMASKS and treatments which I storebuy.  Part 2– will be released soon, focused on homemade nautural FACEMASKS.  Tips/Benefits/why do them? Air-cons, heaters- leave our face dry and flaky….. Keep masks in the fridge  Use at least once a week Apply with a brush (as seen in photo below) …

CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE 

I know it’s about a month late but I just got round to editing and uploading a video on it. Have a look at the Chinese New Year international parade 2015, in Hong Kong.  From the link below.  https://youtu.be/suLK4rEVHkM That’s all friends  Coconutandwhat 🌴🌰🌴

PRIMERS AND SETTING SPRAYS 

I always use a setting spray and when it’s a big occasion and I need the makeup to really last and look great I use a primer. I have a couple that I currently use to reccomend. 🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁 MAKEUP ACADEMY pro base primer  MAC prep and prime (FOR DRY SKIN)  MAC paint pot TOO FACED-…

Happy Persian new year 

Although I am not Persian but parts of family grew up in Tehran so we celebrate the new year, why not?? Fantastic food, great music and people too! So I celebrate Chinese, English and Persian new years every year! Yay! 🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊 Here’s some snapshots from my day. Nowruz is a celebration of renewal and change…

HERBAL TINCTURES 

I believe very much in western medicine as well as herbal medication (although herbal is better for you and can heal what western medicine can’t without all the sides effects and at times visa-versa) Along with vitamins and minerals I also take a variety of natural herbal tinctures which I believe do help me. 🌿🍃🍂🍃🌿🍃🍂🍃🍂🍃🌿🍃🍂…

HEALTHY MIND AND BODY BOOK RECCOMENDATIONS 

When I find a book I like or relates to me I can read, i like to reccomend them to others who may be suffering with mind or body illnes. By the way it is not so easy to share your personal library …… Understanding IBS THANK YOU – liggy Webb Guy and psychology syndrome…

HAUPIA PIE 

This recipe is: Gluten free Dairy free Egg free NOT Nut free Low GI sugar Easy to make Ingredients:  BASE Ground almonds + any nuts Melt vegan butter in microwave for 10 seconds Combine butter. Pinch of salt. Ground nuts. Put in fridge to set MIDDLE Coconut milk 2 tablespoons of Corn starch with some…

GREEN JUICE (RAW)

Just as my title says ‘what juice? Green juice!’ I mean we have all heard of it. How good it is for our blood and our skin and more!  But how many of us keep making and drinking it?? INGREDIENTS: Washed curly kale Parsley/Coriander  Frozen green grapes  Apples (green is nicer)  Lemon  Nectarine & Plum…

KALE AND ITS BENEFITS 

Kale chips: Wash kale and de-stem Place pieces on a baking tray Heat the oven to 100°c Add good oil, salt, pepper and favourite herbs Toss and mix Bake for 45minutes Place onto a paper towel and consume straight away 🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃🍃 BENEFITS:  High in antioxidants Metabolism booster Helps weight loss Help skin and bones Detoxifies…

CHECK IT OUT 

Heyyy Friends.  I try to post as often as I can and have lots lined up but if you are craving some new receipes or ideas or tips please feel free to check out my Instagram page filled with Instant posts.  @coconutandwhat  That’s all friends  Coconutandwhat 🌴🌰🌴

KEEPING TEETH WHITE & CLEAN. Tips!

Don’t we all want nice clean shiny healthy gums, teeth and tongue? When our breath smells bad its also an indication of something going wrong in our organs too! What to consume less of:  Sticky candies and sweets  Soft drinks / sports drinks  Dried fruits  Coffee / alcohol Acidic food Popcorn Chewable pills  What to…

EASY YUMMY HEALTHY LUNCH RECIPE 

I cook most of what I eat as it’s safer for me. But I love to cook and also make things easier. This simple recipe takes no effort really. (Sorry about the presentation I was in a hurry to eat it..) WHOLE TIME: 1Hour Ingredients: all organic. Sweet potato  De-shelled and de-veined prawns Fermented garlic…

F̆ăc̆ĭăl̆ t̆ŏn̆ĕr̆s̆

Why use face toners:  Control dirt and oil  Extra cleansing  Gives PH balance  Shrinks pores  Moisturises  Refreshes skin  Protects skin How to use:  After washing and cleansing your face  Apply liquid onto cotton face  Clean face until no traces of dirt are found  Do at least once a day  Make sure to get your neck…