ORIGINS DRAWS ITS INGREDIENTS FROM NATURE TO INFUSE THEM INTO YOUR SKIN CARE. DISCOVER THE RECIPES CREATED BY FITFOODNESS BLOGGER OLIVIA WITH OUR FAVOURITE NATURAL INGREDIENTS.

 

It is important for Origins to use as many natural ingredients as possible in order to benefit from the goodness of nature. That's why we want to highlight the ingredients of three of our bestsellers in three delicious recipes that you can try at home!
Treat yourself and take care of yourself at the same time. Isn't baking biscuits while wearing an Origins moisturizing mask the perfect way to relax?

AVOCADO:
Drink UpTM Intensive Hydrating Night Mask & Nourishing Avocado Smoothie Bowl


Avocado is rich in vitamin E and reduces cholesterol. Good for your body and your skin! Our Drink UpTM Intensive Mask contains avocado as the main ingredient. Rich in nutrients and good fats, it has superior moisturizing properties. With this mask, we offer you a deliciously creamy, nutrient-rich smoothie bowl with a refreshing tropical twist. Use your imagination for the final garnish: use seeds and fruits you have at home to sprinkle on your smoothie.

Ingredients for 1 person:
-1 cup frozen banana (sliced) - 125g
-1 cup frozen mango (small cubes) - 125g
-1 handful of baby spinach
-½ avocado
-1 tablespoon coconut milk or other plant milk
-zest of ½ lime
-1 tablespoon juice of ½ lime
-Topping: granola, coconut yoghurt, lime zest, hemp seeds, coconut flakes, fresh banana slices

Preparation:
-Put all the smoothie ingredients in the blender: start with the avocado and coconut milk, then the spinach and finally add the frozen ingredients with the lime zest and juice.
-Blend until smooth. Stop the blender from time to time to blend everything manually if necessary.
-Pour the smoothie into a bowl, top with a dollop of coconut yogurt, granola, hemp seeds, coconut flakes and finish with a squeeze of lime zest.

GINSENG:
Ginzing™ SPF 40 Energy-Boosting Tinted Moisturizer & Ginseng Energy Biscuits


Ginseng promotes digestion and is a powerful antioxidant. Good for your body and your skin! With this antioxidant as its main ingredient, Ginzing™ SPF 40 Energy-Boosting Tinted Moisturizer will make your skin glow with energy. Let yourself be seduced by these gourmet biscuits made exclusively with healthy ingredients that can be prepared in no time. If you cannot find ginseng powder, you can also use ginger powder.

Ingredients
-3/4 cup oat flour (105 grams)
-3/4 cup peanut butter (210 grams)
-1 cup of coconut blossom sugar
-¼ cup melted coconut oil
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-2 tablespoons chia seeds + 4 tablespoons water
-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
-2 teaspoons ground dried ginseng
-1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
-1/2 teaspoon ground vanilla pods
-1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation:
-Heat the oven to 180°C.
-Mix the chia seeds with the water and set aside.
-Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix the wet ingredients together (coconut oil, peanut butter and chia seeds).
-Mix all the ingredients together and knead until you have a smooth dough.
-Line a baking tray with baking paper, make small pieces of dough (about 30g) and roll them into a ball. Place them on the baking tray and flatten them by hand or with a fork.
-Bake the biscuits for 15-17 minutes.
-Remove from the oven and let cool for another 5-10 minutes until crisp.
-Tip: decorate the biscuits with melted chocolate

MUSHROOMS:
Mega-MushroomTM Treatment Lotion & Creamy Mushroom Toast


Mushrooms strengthen your immunity and promote the quality of your skin. Good for your body and your skin!
They are the main ingredient of our Mega-MushroomTM Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion, fighting redness and strengthening your skin. With their unique texture and range of flavours, mushrooms are not only a powerful ingredient in our face care products, but also an ideal topping for your toast. Give your mushroom toast a surprising twist by adding a delicious herb sauce.

Ingredients for 2 pieces of toast:
-400g mushroom mixture (shiitake, button mushrooms, oyster mushrooms,...)
-a few sprigs of flat parsley
-1 clove of garlic, grated
-2 tablespoons of olive oil
-1 tablespoon of soy sauce
-1 teaspoon of rice vinegar
-2 thick slices of sourdough bread
-3/4 cup cashews
-1/2 cup water (up to 3/4 cup)
-1 bunch fresh coriander (20g total)
-2 spring onions
-1 clove of garlic
-juice of 1 lime
-1 teaspoon of salt
-pinch of cayenne pepper

Preparation:
For the green herb sauce:
-Soak the cashews in boiling water (twice their volume in water) for at least 3 hours.
-Drain the cashews but do not discard the water.
-Blend all the cream ingredients with ½ cup of the cashew soaking water in your blender or with an immersion blender until smooth.
-Taste and season if necessary.

For the mushrooms:
-Clean the mushrooms with a brush and chop them into large pieces.
-Fry them in 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat for about 4 minutes on one side, then 4 minutes on the other, until they are cooked through.
-Add the grated garlic, soy sauce and rice vinegar, stir and fry for another 2 minutes.
-Add the chopped flat-leaf parsley.

Assemble your toast:
-Toast a slice of bread until crisp.
-Spread a large spoonful of the green herb sauce on top.
-Arrange the mushroom mixture on top and sprinkle with chili flakes and sesame seeds.

Tip: You'll have more than enough green sauce: store it in the fridge for at least 3 days and use it as a spread or add a little water to make a delicious vegetable dressing.