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Snack your way to pure confidence + win something!

Yeah, you can actually do that – snack your way to confidence!

Satisfy your womanly cravings without having to compromise your physical appearance and confidence.

Provided that snack is my awesome 3 bean confidence boosting salad, that is! ;)

Who says snacking must be unhealthy to be tasty? Who says snacking will cause indiscriminate weight gain & bad skin? Meh.

# – Beans can boost your confidence.

My 3 bean salad is addictive, ridiculously tasty, even more ridiculously easy to make and H E A L T H Y. Packed full of nutrients, antioxidants, good fats and fibres. Yums.

Besides, your friends and family will definitely shower you with compliments if you served them this.

How else to build up more confidence if not by accepting praises for your cooking prowess? At least, that’s how I build some of my confidence anyway, haha.

Without further ado, here’s how to make the salad:

# – The ingredients – 3 types of canned beans, 2 celery sticks, 1 green capsicum, 1 onion, olive oil, red wine vinegar (or balsamic), salt & pepper.

# – Slice up the celery, capsicum and onion.

# – Open up all the canned beans.

# – Pour the beans into a sieve or colander and rinse with water.

# – Pour the rinsed beans into a large salad bowl.

# – Followed by the sliced celeries, onion and capsicum.

# – Mix it up with a spoon. Set aside and start with making the salad dressing.

# – Pour 200ml of olive oil into a measuring jug. Then add 100ml of red wine vinegar.

# – Next, season with salt and pepper.

# – Whisk until emulsify (turn opaque in colour). The dressing is now done.

# – Pour dressing all over the bean mixture prepared earlier and stir to combine.

# – Awesome 3 bean salad, DONE! It can be eaten immediately but taste a lot better after chilling in the fridge for a couple of hours or overnight :)

The 3 bean salad is a great replacement for carbohydrates like rice, noodles and potatoes too as they have extremely low glycemic index; giving your stomach the sensation of fullness without messing with your blood sugar levels so you can have stable sustained energy to go about your daily activities.

Of course, just eating healthy alone is not enough. Every woman should also adopt a good skincare routine along with a healthy diet. Only then pure confidence is attainable :)

The Pure Beauty Pomegranate Antioxidant Skincare range protects the skin from free radicals by detoxifying, neutralizing, energizing and brightening skin. The rich pomegranate extract with patented Greenol Oriental Herb complex drive one’s own skin regeneration mechanism to reverse the effects of aging!

By using the 3-Dimension Vector System, the active components are wrapped in nano-capsules that penetrate safely and deep down to the tenth layer of your skin.

# – The Pure Beauty Pomegranate Antioxidant Skincare range.

# – My favourite cleanser at the moment.

Wrinkles? Banished! Pre-mature aging? Diminished! Hello smoother, younger & firmer complexion.

Pure Beauty also has a range called Youth Restore Skincare series with Black Pearl, made from Tahitian black-lipped pearl, a renowned species of Polynesian oyster.

Why Black Pearl? It provides natural marine mineral which helps to regulate & rejuvenate the skin’s complexion.

Its rebuilding and regenerating properties help to preserve the youthfulness of the skin and provide a flawless, illuminated complexion.

# – I believe this is invented purely for Diablo 3 female players haha.

# – The perfect remedy after a long night of killing virtual demons.

# – Eating healthily and using the Pure Beauty Pomegranate Antioxidant Skincare = Pure Confidence.

Now that I have piqued your interest in Pure Beauty’s ranges of skincare , I will be giving away three (3) Pure Beauty Pomegranate Antioxidant Skincare gift sets to the 3 best answers to this question:

“What is your definition of pure confidence?”

Comment with your active email address and may the best answer wins.

# – Are you going to win one of these?

For more information on Pure Beauty’s products, check out https://www.facebook.com/purebeautymalaysia.

C’mon, hit me with your best shot!

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