The time has come to once again learn a few things we didn’t know before with the video How To Series. I hope you learn something new and helpful! And if you missed it last time check out the last How To post where we talked about three great tips to make life easier around the house.
Have you heard about the magic of dry skin brushing? I have always wondered what those pretty wooden bristled brushes that you see in bathroom pictures in magazines are for. Well it turns out they actually serve a purpose and I was sold the moment I heard help reduces cellulite by increasing collagen production and elastin fibres. More importantly dry brushing increases circulation and stimulates lymphatic drainage which helps your body get rid of toxins. Your skin is your largest organ and dry brushing is a great way to help keep it healthy! Read this for a great step by step written tutorial, or you can watch the video below for an overview of how to dry brush your skin.
If you are a fellow foodie you probably agree that if you put an egg on anything it instantly becomes a more magical dish. In this video we can learn how to poach eggs to perfection for yourself or even a crowd with a few easy kitchen tips.
Finally, researchers have recently discovered a new method of how to detect Alzheimer’s early on. This simple test could help ensure thousands of patients get treatment earlier to help slow down the progression of the disease. Wow!
Your mother is in my book club where “reading is optional and stories are mandatory.” We met last night and I provided this salad which your mother though you might enjoy. It easy and definitely refreshing.
Chopped romain lettuce Shaved fennel, I use a mandoline Sliced avocado
Simple Lemon Vinaigrette 1/2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest or to taste, I use more 2 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard (I used more) 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt or to taste 3-4 TBS extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Mix all together. Dressing can be made ahead and will last up to 3 days in fridge. Give it a try and let me know what you think. I follow and truly enjoy your blog.
Debra, I will definitely give this a try! Thank you for sharing and for reading. Funny enough this style of salad seems to be popping up all over San Francisco right now. I’ve seen it with thin shavings of artichoke too. Yum!