Dates are often called “Nature’s Candy”, and our stuffed dates are the perfect combination of sweet & savory.Read More
Bold yet delicate, Maximum Living Grilled Rosemary Scallop Prosciutto Skewers are the perfect appetizer for any cocktail party. Served with a young Merlot to round out the flavor you’ll be wishing these appetizers would turn into an entrée!Read More
You may not have considered this combination of ingredients to be a natural fit, but this Italian is sure to impress. Pears and pecans? Good. Mozzarella? Good. Prosciutto…? Gooooooood!Read More
When these Salmon Pesto Crostini get passed around, you’ll have to convince your guests that you didn’t hire a caterer. They are THAT good! Not to mention fun to make, and will add a degree of elegance to any gathering.Read More
Fall is known as the season of harvest. But in your garden, there’s more to do than just collecting the fruits of your hard labor. Grooming your garden as summer comes to an end, harvesting your fall plants, and getting ready for the coming winter are all key components to keeping a healthy garden year-round.Read More
Maximum Living DIY Coconut Honey Shaving Cream
Ingredients & Supplies
⅔ cup Kirkland Signature™ Virgin Coconut Oil
2 tbsp carrier oil (like extra virgin olive oil, grapeseed oil or sweet almond oil)
½ cup shea butter
¼ cup honey
2 tbsp baking soda
2 tbsp castile soap
2 vitamin E capsules
10-20 drops pure essential oil (like sandalwood, frankincense or lavender)
Place coconut oil and shea butter in a double boiler and heat on medium heat until melted. Add carrier oil and stir.
Next put melted mixture into a mixing bowl and add in honey, baking soda, castile soap, vitamin E liquid and your chosen essential oils, stir well. Let it cool for 2-3 minutes.
Place mixing bowl on mixer and whip on medium for about 4-5 minutes or until its light and creamy.
Store in your favorite air tight container and enjoy. You can now have any fragrance you like added to your shaving cream and there’s no need to ever buy shaving cream again!
You Can Do It!
Lotion bars are a great way to moisturize your skin without having to use lotion. Just rub the bar over dry skin, and the natural temperature of your body will soften and absorb the lotion within minutes. It's an easy way to treat your skin after a shower or relaxing bath!Read More
This DIY tropical body cream is just the answer to quench your thirsty skin. It’s smooth, soft, healthy... and just a little bit goes a long way!Read More
Rub a dub dub… refresh your body with a coconut citrus sugar scrub. It’s never been easier now that Costco sells Organic Virgin coconut oil in 84 oz. size! So, men and women, it's time to get started making your own natural spa supplies at home. It's just three simple ingredients, so you’ll know exactly what you're applying to your skin, and your body will feel so good!Read More
Store-bought salsa is great, but you can't beat the crisp and refreshing flavors of making it yourself. Our Red Tomato Salsa will have your guests raving, and best of all, it's super easy to prepare!Read More
Salsas don't all have to be in the spicy, savory southwest style. It's always fun to switch it up with a fresh fruit salsa that's tangy and sweet. Whether you serve with tortilla chips, put it on your tacos, or just prepare it as a side dish to your entree, this is a versatile dish that everyone will love!Read More
If you’re hungry for a way to beat the heat, Maximum Living Chilled Mexican Party Dip is the perfect snack. Full of flavor in every bite, this dip has seven layers of goodness that fits all on one chip, and pairs well with an ice cold cerveza!Read More
It’s summer salsa season, so let’s dip our chips into the flavor of the tropics! This recipe will have you dreaming of Polynesia in no time at all.Read More
The arrival of summer means it’s time for the beach, and some of my favorite memories are of those late summer days when cooking at the beach meant great food and great conversations with family and friends. When the cilantro-lime scallops showed up, we all knew the best was yet to come! We are excited to share this recipe with you so that you can create these memories with your own friends and family as well!Read More
There’s no monkeying around when it comes to this Maximum Living Banana Dream Cream Pie. It’s smooth, it’s tropical, it’s delicious!Read More
Succulent plants have grown in popularity in recent years due to their minimalist, yet exotic aesthetic and relatively low maintenance compared to other plants. Succulents look great indoors or outside in a planter, and you can get really creative with your arrangements.Read More
Sometimes it's all about options, and this time is no exception. Our Maximum Living 3-way burgers are so tasty, you'll have a hard time choosing one as your favorite. And we bet you’ll want to make all three, over and over again!Read More
When it comes to entrées, what’s more satisfying than a juicy steak? And what’s more fun and festive than tacos? And when we combine the two, your taste buds don’t even have a chance! Be sure to bookmark this page, because we’re sure you’ll be coming back for more!Read More
I like to think of dates as jewels of the desert. A sweet treat given to us by the strong, yet graceful date palm. The date is a mysterious, ancient fruit that is packed full of vitamins and minerals, so let’s “Shake” it up!Read More
Fun and easy-to-make, sangria wine is a great way to get the party started!Read More