FOOD

Aloe Vera 101

This superfood is not only great on your skin but as a refreshing drink, salsa and even mouthwash!

FOOD

Aloe Vera 101

This superfood is not only great on your skin but as a refreshing drink, salsa and even mouthwash!

Ingredients

Aloe Refresher

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • Honey

Aloe Salsa

  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Tortilla chips to serve

Aloe & Yogurt Ice Cubes to Soothe Sunburns

  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 cup water

Aloe Mouthwash

  • 2 tablespoons aloe gel
  • 2 cups distilled water
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Peppermint oil
  • Tea tree oil

Steps

Aloe Refresher

  1. Blend all ingredients.
  2. Chill or serve with ice.

Aloe Salsa

  1. In a processor, combine tomatoes, aloe gel, and garlic.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and mix in red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, salt, pepper, and lime juice.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips.

Aloe & Yogurt Ice Cubes to Soothe Sunburns

  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Transfer to an ice cube tray and freeze.
  3. Use one cube at a time to massage over skin rashes or sun burns.

Aloe Mouthwash

  1. Blend all ingredients.
  2. Store in a bottle and use as a mouthwash.