Lemongrass for Scrub and Salad

A couple of months ago I made a Lavender Sugar Scrub (find recipe here), just to try it because it looked so good, but the scrub was so great, that I used it every day. Especially the cocos oil in it does a lot of good things for my skin. So now the jar is empty and today I made me a new scrub. This time I used Lemongrass instead of Lavender and I changed the red foodcoloring for a mix of green and yellow. 

I love Lemongrass and I guess that's why I also love Thai food, because the Thai use a lot of the grass in their dishes. I also love veggies, so today I share one of my favorite Thai vegetable dishes with you. 

What you need for 4 persons:

* 2 stems of lemongrass (also called sereh)
* juice of 1 lemon
* 2 scallions
* 2 unripe mangos
* 1 tablespoon fish sauce
* 1 teaspoon brown sugar
* fresh mint

Chop lemongrass and scallions very fine. Mix sugar, lemon juice and fish sauce, until sugar is dissolved. Cut the mango's in very thin slices. Mix all together. Sprinkle the leaves of the mint over the salad. That's it. 

Enjoy! Yummie!



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  1. That salad looks so, so good - like the kind of thing one could pretty much happily sustain themselves on for the whole sweltering summer. Thank you for sharing both recipes - homemade beauty products rock!

    ♥ Jessica

    1. You're right; I eat this salad several times a week!

  2. I love lemongrass. This sounds so yummy!

  3. the scrub sounds amazing! thanks for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

  4. Oh sounds interesting & that dish looks yummy! Thanks for sharing at the party & visiting @DearCreatives Hope your having a great week! Theresa

  5. Hmmmmm sounds delish both the scrub and the salad. How long does the scrub last?

    1. The first time I made it, I made a lot and could use it for about three months. Then the jar was empty, but the ingredients were still good to use.

  6. I love the smell of lemongrass. Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays. x

  7. Not fair. I was scanning an stopped when I thought you were putting a mixture with scallions on your feet! What is the recipe for the lemongrass scrub?

    1. Haha, ieuw, scallions on your feet. No, I don't like smelly feet! You can find a link to the recipe in the post.


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