It’s thick and curly and gets curlier the older I get. Not sure why that is, but I’ll take curlier hair over no hair all day every day.
I’d have to say my hair is my best feature. I receive the most compliments on my hair, with my big ol’ blue eyes being second. I’ve had just about every crazy hairstyle imaginable and in just about every color. I’ve since mellowed and have been coloring my hair jet black for almost 10 years.
Other than coloring every 6-8 weeks, my hair care routine is fairly simple:
I don’t wash my hair on my days off.
The day before my days off I do not use conditioner. I only use shampoo. I am about to go two days without washing so I minimize the use of products that make my scalp oily.
I NEVER brush my hair. In fact, the only time my hair gets combed is when I go to the salon to have it cut. I run my fingers through my hair to remove any tangles.
I get haircuts on a regular basis. I try to have at least 3 inches cut every 6-8 months. This helps keep my hair healthy and soft.
This week I am working six days, so today is my day to cook my meals for the week. I have been browsing recipes trying to find meals that include anything but chicken. I love chicken, but I’m a bit chickened out. 😉
Rather than spend my only day off in the kitchen, I have decided to keep it easy. This week, I will do a tuna salad salad.
If you have not tried this “mayo”, holy moly, it is awesome! I am not a fan of mayonnaise, but sometimes need it for recipes, and this is an amazing alternative.
To make the tuna: I used regular tuna in water. I added cucumber, carrots, pineapple chunks, and olives to the tuna. I mixed the tuna with Vegenaise non-dairy mayo, and added a tiny bit of pineapple juice for some sweetness. I sprinkled some non-dairy vegan cheese on the top. I added a lemon wedge because I love a spritz of lemon juice to give my food a zangy pop! I plopped a good sized portion of the tuna on top of a bed of baby spinach. 🙂
I sautéed asparagus in olive oil, pepper, sea salt and garlic.
I’ll have my standard baggie of fresh, raw green beans, a handful of almonds, and since organic red delicious apples were the same price as regular, an organic red delicious apple will also be a yummy snack.
Do you meal prep? Do you have a favorite go-to recipe when you’re not in the mood to cook but still want to stay on track? Please share your recipes!
I have been using these for over a month now and I love them.
I bought a travel size Hand Food from Ulta and loved it so much after a few uses that I went back and bought two regular sized tubes. I also just recently bought the The Righteous Butter. If you suffer from dry skin like I do, even eczema, this stuff is AMAZING. And it smells so good!
I wash my hands a zillion times a day and I need a lotion that can keep my hands moisturized like I don’t wash them a zillion times a day. Hand Food does exactly that.
From the Ulta website: A non-greasy hand cream with shea butter, macadamia oil, and marshmallow. Scented with our Original Pink Rose & Bergamot fragrance, combining fresh bergamot, mandarin, rose, jasmine, peach, strawberry, and soft musk & amber base notes for skin that is blissfully clean and silky-soft.
Moving on to The Righteous Butter. This stuff is also TO DIE FOR. I use this daily all over my body after my shower. My skin is so darned soft and it leaves my skin smelling yummy. I can stick my head down my shirt right now and I can still smell it on my skin from applying it almost 12 hours ago. The Righteous Butter makes my legs so soft. I can apply it in the morning, and until I shower the next day, my legs are soft and smooth. With other lotions, I have to constantly reapply to keep my legs from looking flaky.
You can find it online, and at Ulta, select Walgreens, and Targets. It’s a bit pricey for lotion; Hand Food is $8 for a full sized tube (the travel size is $4) and the The Righteous Butter is $15 (travel size is also $4), but those medicated lotions and other body lotions that promise soft skin at half the price are crap.