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Get Ready For Fall With These 4 Trends!

Get Ready For Fall With These 4 Trends!

So, tell me! What do you look forward to with the season’s change? Here are a few of my favorite things: Pumpkin everything, colorful leaves, cozy oversized sweaters, and boots…and it wouldn’t be right not to mention new makeup trends!       This season […]

No Shave November-How Can You Help?

No Shave November-How Can You Help?

I’m sure you have been hearing a lot about No Shave November, and maybe you or your man has even participated.  But do you really know what it is and how you can help? Would you rather just watch than read?  Check out my Facebook […]

DIY Healthier Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

DIY Healthier Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Halloween is officially over and the sweet treats are everywhere and if you’re anything like me, it can be hard to resist!  But, just take one look at the labels and you’ll probably find loads of not so good ingredients!

Since Halloween falls smack-dab in the middle of the week, you’ve got an excuse to celebrate all week long and you don’t want to miss out. I get it, I do, so enjoy these DIY healthier Halloween treats without the scary stuff…because no one should be left out of the spooktacular fun!

Most of these recipes aren’t screaming “healthy” because they are sweets, after all!  But these DIY Halloween candy dupes are still better for you than options filled with preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup, and artificial dyes. Hey – no one’s perfect and we’ve all got to indulge sometime, right? We’ll take these over ingredients we can’t pronounce any day.

 

Protein Mounds Bars

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Serves: Makes 12-14 bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 6 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1-2 scoops TLS® Shake – Vanilla
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup sticky sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Method:

  • Line a plate with wax or parchment paper, set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine coconut, coconut flour, and TLS® Shake, then add oil + sticky sweetener of choice. Mix well.
  • Slowly add almond milk until a thick batter is formed (adding more as needed), then form into 12 bars and place on lined plate in freezer for 20 minutes, or until firm.
  • Melt chocolate +  dip each bar into the chocolate until completely coated then replace on the parchment paper.
  • Refrigerate until firm

 

 

Healthified Peppermint Patties

Prep Time: 1 hour

Serves: Makes 12 patties

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp water
  • 2 tbsp coconut butter, solid
  • 1/8 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp water
  • 2 Tbsp agave

Method:

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in small bowl
  • In a separate bowl, combine last 4 ingredients.
  • In candy molds or cupcake liners, spread 1/2 of the chocolate between cups, then portion the mint filling on top.
  • Cover with the rest of the chocolate and freeze until chilled.

 

 

Keto Almond Butter Cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Serves: Makes 18 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 serving sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Method:

  • Line mini muffin tins with papers, set aside
  • Combine your almond butter and coconut oil in small pot + melt on low until thick and creamy.
  • Add your sweetener of choice and mix very well.
  • Evenly distribute the almond butter mixture amongst the muffin liners. Refrigerate or freeze until firm.

 

 

DIY Snickers Bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: Makes 15 servings

Ingredients:

Nougat:

  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup TLS® Shake – Vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup smooth nut butter
  • 1/2 cup sticky sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

Caramel:

  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup sticky sweetener of choice

Chocolate Coating:

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips of choice (sugar free or dairy free)

Method:

  • Line an 8 x 8 or deep dish pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In large bowl, add your coconut flour, protein powder, and cocoa powder and mix well
  • Mix in nut butter + sticky sweetener until a crumbly texture remains, then add almond milk until you have a thick batter.
  • Transfer the batter to the lined pan and refrigerate.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combining nut butter + sticky sweetener and melt until silky.
  • Pour over the top of the Snickers nougat layer and replace in the fridge to chill
  • Once firm, remove from the loaf pan and cut into bars.
  • Melt your chocolate chips of choice, dip each snickers base in the chocolate until evenly coated, and refrigerate until chocolate has firmed up.

 

 

Puffed Chocolate Crunch Bars

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Serves: Makes 12 squares

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, softened
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup puffed quinoa

Method:

  • Line your pan with parchment
  • Combine all ingredients and stir
  • Pour into pan and freeze for 10 minutes

Enjoy!

How to Increase Your Revenue by 30%

How to Increase Your Revenue by 30%

I’m assuming that most of you reading this own a small business, rent a chair at a salon, you’re a freelance makeup artist, or you have some sort of a side hustle. Even if you don’t own a business, chances are that this could be helpful […]

Halloween Looks Using Everyday Makeup

Halloween Looks Using Everyday Makeup

I am inspired daily by my fellow Motives Tribe members, but I have to say, their talent really shines every year around Halloween.  I thought it would be inspiring to all of you too, and just maybe give you some ideas on what you can […]

An Exclusive Interview with Loren Ridinger

An Exclusive Interview with Loren Ridinger

I am so excited to invite you to join Motives Director of Field Development Lisa Martin on Monday October 22nd, 2018 for an exclusive interview with Motives Creator, Loren Ridinger as she shares the story behind the brand and the vision for where it’s headed.

Loren Ridinger is the Senior Executive Vice President of internet retailing giants Market America and SHOP.COM. Loren is an internet mogul who has changed the face of the beauty and e-commerce industries over the last two decades. In addition to building her companies Market America and SHOP.COM, Loren is the creator of the award-winning cosmetics line, Motives®; the solution-oriented beauty brand, Fixx®; and an exquisite jewelry collection, Loren Jewels.

Loren’s iconic style has established her as one of the leading fashion influencers of today, having been named both Vogue’s Top 100 influential women and Haute Living magazine’s most influential people in New York and Miami. Loren earned the Women of Substance and Style award from Fashion Group International for her continued contributions to the fashion and beauty industries. Loren’s outstanding business accomplishments have led her to be named a Woman Extraordinaire and a Top 50 Entrepreneur by Business Leader magazine. Forbes named Loren’s personal blog, Loren’s World, a Top 100 website for women. Loren and JR have consistently been ranked among the Top 100 Power Couples in Miami by Haute Living magazine.

Loren’s passion for helping others has led to her continued involvement in many charities and philanthropic causes. Loren works with the American Heart Association (from whom she received the Big Heart Humanitarian Award), the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Jennifer Lopez Foundation, the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and many more.

Monday October 22, 2018
9PM EST, 8PM CST, 6PM PT
US 1-888-619-1583
UK 0800-368-0952
Australia 1-800-804-723

Passcode: 8101255#

 

The #1 Thing You’re Doing That’s Fatal to Your Success

The #1 Thing You’re Doing That’s Fatal to Your Success

I bet you’re reading this based on the title getting your attention.  But, really-do you know the #1 thing you’re doing that’s fatal to your success? Keep reading to find out…   I actually did a Live Facebook video on this very subject, because I do […]

Real Men Use Skincare

Real Men Use Skincare

October is all about men’s skincare, I am talking about four must have men’s skincare products to nourish your skin this fall. Is men’s skin really that different than a women’s? If you read my article 3 Simple Skincare Steps For Every Man, then you […]

The Ultimate Beauty Boss-Jennifer Lopez

The Ultimate Beauty Boss-Jennifer Lopez

September was dedicated to the #beautyboss and I had fun celebrating all the boss babes that I am fortunate to have in our #Motivestribe!

Last weekend the Motives Beauty & Business Academy took me to Vegas and how fitting is it that I had the pleasure to meet the epitome of what I know entrepreneurial woman are about and is the most driven, talented, loving, hard working, loving, real, humble woman and star-Jennifer Lopez.

 

Loren & Jennifer

 

 

One of the things that I admire is how much she supports one of her bestest friends, Loren Ridinger and her line Motives Cosmetics. JLO loves our business and products, but beyond that, I admire their friendship and how they support each other 100%!


What an honor it was to be treated like VIPs and rock stars at one of Jennifer’s last shows in Vegas Friday night and I am beyond thankful to have had the chance to be in her presence by meeting her after the best show I have witnessed!! I will cherish this moment forever!! This was truly a magic moment of mine!! Thank you to JLO for taking the time to touch our lives and to Loren Ridinger for making it all possible!


I am thankful to work beside my mentor Lisa Martin. As a Field Consultant for Motives Cosmetics. I agreed to take on this role with the goal of empowering even more women, and am blessed to have beautiful, empowered women like Lisa, Jennifer and Loren who continually inspire me.

Motives Tribe

With Motives I have found my tribe.  A group that supports each other.  I have searched my entire life to find people that are like this.  No competition, no jealousy, but an attitude of how can we empower one another.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Please follow your dreams and find a tribe that supports you and pushes you to your full potential! If you want to be part of ours, you are more than welcome!❤️

MUAH-My Secret To The Perfect Pout

MUAH-My Secret To The Perfect Pout

Are you confused by what products you need for the perfect pout? Here are a couple things that you may be skipping that can make a big difference! Exfoliate Exfoliating lips becomes necessary when lips become chapped or discolored. There are various reasons for dry […]