Mothers Day is around the corner and it is time to celebrate the women in your life. Whether it is your mom, grandmother, daughter or aunt - the gift giving ideas below will certainly put a smile on their face. You will also love our homemade recipe gift giving ideas such as delicious homemade jam, flourless chocolate cake or uber healthy muffins.
So... to all moms out there... I wish you love and joy on your very special day. And to my mom as alway, thank you for being you... and thank you for being mine. xo
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GIFT GIVING GUIDE FOR MOTHER'S DAY
S'well pink water bottle
This beautifully crafted, stainless steel pink water bottle by S'well is guaranteed to keep your water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. It is the perfect way to stay hydrated all day long and ensure that you drink your 2 liters of water per day.
To top it off, S'well has donated over $200,000 to UNICEF to help provide clean water to the world's most vulnerable children.
Give the gift of healthy snacking with this delicious organic dark chocolate bar by Theo. Filled with clean, non-GMO ingredients and a special blend of spearmint and peppermint oils the woman in your life will love this as a little "add on" to her present.
Add raspberries, chia seeds, warm water and honey to a blender or food processor, and pulse until it is the texture you prefer. Taste and add more honey if you would like a sweeter jam.
Transfer the mixture to a container with a lid and allow to set in the fridge for about an hour. Enjoy!
6 eggs (room temperature) and divide yolks from the white (put white in a bigger bowl for beating)
? cup raw brown sugar or coconut sugar
Preheat over to 275 degrees
Prepare a spring form pan by rubbing butter or coconut oil inside bottom and sides. Set aside
Place chocolate chips and butter in a glass bowl and microwave for 30 second intervals 2-3 x, stirring after each interval until fully melted. Set aside to cool slightly
Take egg yolks and beat slightly then add to the cooled chocolate mixture. Mix well and set aside.
Beat egg whites in a separate bowl gradually adding the sugar and whip/beat until stiff peaks form
Add ? of the egg whites to the chocolate mixture and stir well then fold in remaining egg white mixture
Pour batter into prepared spring form pan and bake for 40-45 minutes. Allow to cool before removing sides of the pan.
Nutritional Analysis: calories 150, fat 10g, carbohydrates 13g, protein 4g
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5 WAYS TO MAKE MOTHER'S DAY EXTRA SPECIAL
Ditch the classic cards that always get thrown away and make a DIY card (such as the one featured in this picture made by my daughter). They are truly the best and will be saved forever!
Get her a great cookbook and spend the afternoon making some recipes together.
Make mom a natural health basket filled with products such as soaps, cream, candles, essential oils and dark chocolate.
Pamper your mom with a natural massage, manicure or pedicure.
Plant and pot! Buy a beautiful planter and plant some fresh herbs or flowers for your mom.
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