4th of July ♡

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Spent my last 4th of July in Boston with friends at Carson Beach in Boston. I just wanted to share a few photos from my day on my blog.

🙂

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We spent the day with lots of yummy fruits, coconut water and chips.

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Here with my friend Allie!

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and with my peri chan 🙂

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I went with a few other friends but they were too shy to take photos haha.

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We later biked home 🙂

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and went to The Charles River and watched the fireworks! They were so beautiful.

 

I will miss you Boston, sad to be leaving you so soon.

 

With so much love,

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My favorite coconut water ♡

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There are many different brands of coconut water that I have tried but C2O is by far my favorite brand of coconut water. It is the most natural and refreshing beverage that I have tasted. C2O is 100% natural, fat free, unsweetened, and contains a whole load of potassium!

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I bought one that contained pulp this time but for those of you who don’t like pulp don’t you worry they have pulp free as well 😉

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its so yummy guys 🙂 coconut water is so good for you. It keeps you hydrated, helps your immune system, digestive system, and the list can go on and on!

They sell C2O at any Whole Foods store

You can also purchase them online- http://www.c2o-cocowater.com/ 

Stay rejuvenated everyone 🙂

with so much love,

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My Dorm Decor ♡

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I thought i’d share with you guys my dorm decor at my school Berklee College Of Music 🙂

I really like simple decorations nothing too much or too fancy…!

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on top of my dresser I have a  fruit bowl (i usually have a ton of fruit in it butttt I ate it all lol)

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I have an essential oil (aroma) diffuser in my room, i definitely do believe it is a necessity… maybe i’ll post a blog about my diffuser 🙂 let me know if that’s something you want to see.

p.s. Hydrangeas are my favorite flowers 🙂

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this is definitely my home away from home

Dorm decorating is so much fun 🙂

Thanks for reading ♡

with so much love,

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Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Hello Everyone,

This morning my lovely mama shared with me her homemade Acai Bowl recipe. For those of you who do not know what an Acai Bowl is, it is a typical brazillian dish made from Acai palm fruit. Acai is pronounced (ah-sah-EE), the Acai fruit is filled with great antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fats. It is said that Acai benefits includes fat burning, slow aging, and also helps lower high cholesterol. (so its great for people who are wanting to eat healthy and wanting to lose weight). The Acai Bowl has so many benefits, and its so tasty as well I thought it would be great to share with you guys our homemade recipe, so here it is!

Things you will need:
Kiwi
Blueberries
Strawberries
Banana
Crushed Multi Grain Cereal
Raw Gluten Free Oats
Chia Seeds
Coconut Milk
Acai Juice

For those of you who do not know what Chia Seeds are, I have placed a photo below. 

Chia Seeds can be used for various foods & recipes, some of the benefits of the Chia Seeds are they contain omega 3 fatty acids, contains lots of calcium, contains protein, helps fight belly fat, and also helps to boost your metabolism. 

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we used the “original” flavor of the Acai Juice like the photo represented below

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ps. you can choose any type of fruit/fruits you’d like, these are just a few that we preferred for our Acai Bowl.

pss. I am not a cook or a recipe writer, and did not take exact measurements for everything,
but the key to good food is making it with love (right?! 😉 ) haha so please bare with me.

Step One: First begin by putting the chia seeds and oats in the bowl and pour the coconut milk in as well. I’m not sure what the measurements are but make sure that the coconut milk soaks the oats and chia seeds (don’t let the oats & chia seeds float lol). Depending on how much oats and chia seeds you put in, place the bowl in the microwave for about 2-3 minutes (basically leave in microwave until they look fully cooked).

Step Two: Take out the bowl from the microwave and let the bowl cool for another 2-3 minutes. During this time you can begin cutting your fruits. In this bowl we used 1 Strawberry, 1/2 Kiwi, 1/2 Banana, and a small handful of blueberries and crushed multi grain cereal.

Step Three: Stir the oats and chia seeds until you see that the substance of the oats and chia seeds have become thick.

Step Four: Pour the Acai Juice over the oats and Chia Seeds, If you are wanting to have a very
sweet Acai Bowl pour a lot in but if you are just wanting a hint of sweetness pour just a little
bit in. (So detailed & helpful ? haha) After you pour the Acai Juice, make sure you stir your bowl again.

Step Five: Place the toppings (your fruits & grains) however you like on top, and TADA you have finished making your Acai Bowl.

Step Six: Now you can enjoy your healthy, sweet, and tasty Acai Bowl 🙂

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There are so many ingredients you can add to your Acai Bowl, get creative with it and have fun making it your own

If you tried making this please send me pictures of what your Acai Bowl looked like, I would love to see them:)

With Love,

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