Skin food recipes

Skin food recipes

Up for a challenge? Why not dedicate one whole day to your skin and follow naturopath Pam Stone’s recipes to having you looking and feeling your best.

Up for a challenge? Why not dedicate one whole day to your skin and follow naturopath Pam Stone’s recipes to having you looking and feeling your best.

Step #1 Rise and shine

Start the day with two glasses of warm water with a squeeze of lemon juice in each to kick start the metabolism and hydrate the skin.

Step #2 Breakfast

Make yourself this fruity rice porridge – it’s full of vitamin C and fibre and a good way to use up leftover rice.

Ingredients

1 apple or pear 1 teaspoon grated orange or lemon rind 1 cinnamon stick or ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 cup of apple juice 2 cups of cooked brown rice 1/4 cup coarsely chopped raw nuts

Method

Peel fruit and add to saucepan with 2-3 tablespoons of water and cook until soft. Add rice, lemon rind and apple juice and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step #3 Morning tea

This yoghurt and berry recipe is great for a healthy snack that’s easy to make and antioxidant-rich, with the added benefits of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids from linseeds.

Ingredients

225 g yoghurt 1 cup of mixed berries 2 tablespoons of LSA mix (linseed, sunflower, & almond) 2 tablespoons of lecithin Drizzle of Manuka honey

Method

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve

Step #4 Lunch time!

This apple and tuna salad recipe combines tuna, rich in essential fatty acids, with the fibre of apples, and mineral-rich celery for a unique skin-friendly salad.

Ingredients

1 red apple, chopped 80 g tuna in brine, drained 2 stalks of celery, sliced 1 little head of lettuce, torn 1 large handful of bean sprouts 1 tablespoon low fat mayonnaise 70 g natural live yoghurt Black pepper

Method

Drain tuna and mix with other salad ingredients, blend the mayonnaise and yoghurt and mix into salad.

Step # 5 Little afternoon snack

Munch on a handful of Brazil nuts, rich in selenium, or a corn cake with smoked salmon, avocado and cracked black pepper for essential fatty acids.

Step # 6 Get physical

30-mins exercise of your choice followed by 10-min meditation

Step #7 Dinner

Salmon with greens. This recipe contains lutein as well as folic acid, vitamin C and other antioxidant nutrients, plus it’s an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients

2 Atlantic salmon fillets Greens such as snow peas, spinach leaves, asparagus Steamed rice Lime wedges

Marinade consisting of:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – a good source of vitamin E Finely grated rind of lime Dressing 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Method

Combine marinade ingredients; rub into fish and leave (covered) in fridge for two hours or overnight Cook both sides of salmon on hot element until done to your liking (less than 6 minutes total) Blanch the greens (drop into boiling water, bring back to boil, then remove and drain) Serve fish on bed of rice with greens, lime wedges and a little dressing dribbled over the fish

Serves: 2

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