Prep for PMS: If you tend to swell up before (or during) your period, be sure you're getting enough calcium (1,200 mg a day) and magnesium (200 to 400 mg daily) in your diet; both nutrients have been found to help relieve PMS symptoms such as bloating. You can also pop Midol, which contains two mild diuretics. Read more: Remedies for Bloating - How to Relieve Bloating - Redbook
Experiment with different ingredients to get the perfect brownie, every time. Try adding an egg for cake-like brownies, or brown sugar for a dense, chewy brownie. Swap in ingredients like almond flour (gluten-free and gooey) margarine (soft and light), and cocoa powder (dark chocolate flavor) until you find the perfect recipe. Try two recipes and gift a batch in a Ziploc® container!
Make fresh fruit and herbed ice cubes to naturally flavour water to stave off sugar cravings while you are detoxing, or at any time. They taste refreshing and delicious, you can mix them up, and they feel like a cocktail treat. They look gorgeous too. This is also a great way to preserve left over fresh fruit.