Tag: Cucumber

Greek Chicken Pitas

6 Chicken Breast 3 med tomatoes 1 small red onion 2 medium cucumbers 1 large plain Greek Yogurt Olive Oil Lime juice Greek seasoning Feta cheese Pita rounds or flat bread Season chicken with lime juice and Greek seasoning and grill till done. Peel and 

Vitamin Waters

Lemon/Cucumber 10 cups of water 1 cucumber, thinly sliced 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh finely chopped basil leaf 1/3 of finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Mix in a pitcher and leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving. Strawberry/Lime 10 cups of water 6 

Sensitive Skin Cleanser

This is a mild non-soap cleanser that is perfect for sensitive skin. Cucumber juice, chamomile flowers, and aloe vera gel are all cleansing and soothing to the skin. Cornmeal is a classic skin scrubber that can be used by all skin types. For a variation on this recipe, try using white or blue cornmeal.

2 tablespoons fresh cucumber puree, made from processing fresh cucumber in the blender
1 tablespoon dried chamomile flowers (can use chamomile tea)
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal

Mix together all ingredients until well mixed.

To use: Massage into damp skin focusing on classic clogged pore areas like the nose and chin. Avoid the eye area. Rinse well with warm water followed by a cool-water rinse, and pat your skin dry.

courtesy of Janice Cox of Natural Beauty at Home (Henry Holt and Company, 2002).