Choose your energy~ Be happy

Success will come and stay, Only when you choose have the Resolve and Determination to lead a Happier and more Positive life, will you Naturally be inclined to using a Positive Affirmation. You cannot “force” yourself to be Happy. However, you CAN choose to be Joyful at anytime. Happiness is the bridge between bliss and joy.

When you make the choice, towards living joyfully you will feel the transformation within you so strong. Smiling reinforces and Invigorate the process along with with living and eating a balanced diet. On top of all of that, affirmations look good on you. Other individuals will know that something is different about you once you choose to feel good daily.

Remember to always~ Affirm the peace within you, Visualize Luminous Images all day and the Rays of Strength and Courage within will continue working for you. Surrounding your Being with love, do it from the inside out! You can do it! Namaste~Hetep~Bliss~Hotep~Love

Smoothie Solution

There’s nothing that a smoothie can’t do ! They can be desserts,snacks,or complete meals ! Also you can make them to fit your specific nutritional need. Green smoothies are great for your skin and can aid in the repair of cells. Sweet smoothies like strawberry and blueberry are great as natural pick me ups and bad snack replacements. They also help to give you the raw glow because they need less digestion from the body and go straight into the blood stream. I have enjoyed all of these in great gratitude. They are also very child friendly and  Grown ups love them too. So continue to drink up I know I will !  Whats your favorite smoothie or smoothie combination ?

Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Half a ripe Avocado

2 frozen bananas

5 frozen or fresh strawberries

splash of nut milk

Pinch of cardamom

Pinch of all spice                                             

Blend and serve

What are you carrying around with you?

When you squeeze an orange you get orange juice because that’s what’s inside. The very same principal is true about you. When someone squeezes you-puts the pressure on you- what comes out is what’s inside. And if you don’t like what’s inside you can change it by changing your thoughts~ ƸӜƷ•°*””*°•.ƸӜƷ•°*””*°•.ƸӜƷ•°*””*°•.ƸӜƷ♥♥<3BlissReturnedƸӜƷ•°*””*♥♥♥

Flavor profiles that pair well in recipes

Here is a really neat tool to use when you get stumped in the kitchen when it comes to pairing certain flavors together. I know that many of you can be found staring into the spice drawer, scratching your head wondering what spices to use with certain foods.

  • Almond pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, caramel, cherry, coffee, fig, honey, orange, peach, pear, plum
  • Apple pairs well with: caramel, cardamom, chestnut, cinnamon, cranberry, currant, ginger, hazelnut, mango, maple, rosemary, walnut
  • Apricot pairs well with: almond, black pepper, caramel, cardamom, ginger, hazelnut, honey, orange, peach, vanilla, plum
  • Asian Pear pairs well with: almond, apple, black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, honey, macadamia, nutmeg, raisin, vanilla
  • Banana pairs well with: caramel, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, ginger, hazelnut, honey, mango, molasses, papaya
  • Blackberry pairs well with: apricot, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, hazelnut, lemon, other berries, peach, plum
  • Blood Orange pairs well with: almond, cardamom, chocolate, cinnamon, clove, fig, ginger, honey, other citrus
  • Blueberry pairs well with: other berries, cardamom, mango, lemon, hazelnut, ginger, fig, lavender, other citrus
  • Carrot pairs well with: anise, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, walnut
  • Cherry pairs well with: apricot, black pepper, chocolate, citrus, nectarine, peach, plum, vanilla
  • Chestnut pairs well with: apple, caramel, chocolate, coffee, pear, vanilla
  • Cilantro (coriander) pairs well with: apricot, berries, cherries, citrus, nectarine, peach, plum, tropical fruit
  • Coconut pairs well with: banana, Brazil nut, caramel, chocolate, citrus, Kaffir leaf, lemongrass, pineapple, other tropical fruits
  • Cranberry pairs well with: apple, chocolate, cinnamon, citrus, mango, mint, pear
  • Currants, Black and Red, pairs well with: cassis, chocolate, citrus
  • Elderberry pairs well with: apricot, fig, honey, lemon, mandarin, other berries, peach, plum
  • Feijoa pairs well with: banana, berries, cinnamon, citrus, mango, vanilla
  • Fig pairs well with: almond, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, hazelnut, pear, vanilla
  • Ginger pairs well with: almond, apple, apricot, banana, berries, Brazil nut, caramel, chocolate, citrus, coconut, grape, hazelnut, passion fruit, peach, pear, pineapple, plum, tropical fruit
  • Gooseberry pairs well with: citrus, hazelnut, honey, other berries, white chocolate
  • Grape pairs well with: chocolate, citrus, ginger, raisin
  • Grapefruit pairs well with: basil, black pepper, caramel, citrus, mint, rosemary, thyme, tropical fruit, vanilla
  • Guava pairs well with: citrus, coconut, huckleberry, kaffir leaf, pineapple, strawberry, tropical fruit
  • Hazelnut pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, berries, caramel, cherry, chocolate, citrus, fig, mandarin, peach, pear, plum
  • Kaffir Leaf pairs well with: banana, citrus, coconut, lemongrass, tropical fruit, watermelon
  • Kiwi pairs well with: apple, banana, berries, cherry, citrus, coconut, mango, tropical fruit
  • Kumquat pairs well with: berries, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, persimmon, plum
  • Lemon pairs well with: apricot, berries, black pepper, cardamom, cherry, citrus, ginger, nectarine, peach, plum, prickly pear, tropical fruit
  • Lemongrass pairs well with: cherry, berries, citrus, coconut, ginger, guava, kaffir leaf, coconut, tropical fruit, vanilla
  • Lime pairs well with: apple, berries, cherry, ginger, papaya, plum, strawberry, tropical fruit
  • Lychee pairs well with: citrus, ginger, gooseberry, tropical fruit, vanilla
  • Mandarin pairs well with: cardamom, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, fig, ginger, nutmeg, tropical fruits, vanilla, star anise
  • Mango pairs well with: apple, banana, berries, caramel, citrus, coconut, melon, tropical fruits, vanilla
  • Melon pairs well with: berries, citrus, lemongrass, lemon verbena
  • Orange pairs well with: almonds, basil, berries, brandy, cherry, chocolate, cilantro, cinnamon, coffee, cranberry, fig, ginger, grape, hazelnut, mint, nutmeg, persimmon, pineapple, vanilla
  • Papaya pairs well with: citrus, black pepper, lime, mango, tropical fruit
  • Pear pairs well with: almond, apple, caramel, chestnut, chocolate, cinnamon, citrus, ginger, hazelnut, vanilla, walnut
  • Persimmon pairs well with: apple, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, kumquat, pear
  • Pineapple pairs well with: basil, caramel, cilantro, coconut, macadamia, rosemary, tropical fruit
  • Plum pairs well with: almond, cinnamon, citrus, chestnut, black pepper, hazelnut, honey, vanilla
  • Pomegranate pairs well with: apple, citrus, cucumber, mint, tropical fruit
  • Prickly Pear pairs well with: citrus, lime, tomatillo, tropical fruit
  • Raspberry pairs well with: apricot, cinnamon, citrus, ginger, lemon, nectarine, other berries, peach, plum, rhubarb, thyme, vanilla
  • Rhubarb pairs well with: apple, apricot, berries, black pepper, citrus, ginger, nectarine, peach, plum, strawberry
  • Strawberry pairs well with: apple, black pepper, chocolate, citrus, coriander, mint, rhubarb, vanilla
  • Tomatillo pairs well with: berries, citrus, mango, prickly pear, tropical fruit
  • Walnut pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, caramel, chocolate, cinnamon, nectarine, peach, pear, plum, rum