Summer Beauty Food Recipes

YUM! Here are some of our favorite Beauty Food Recipes for the summer! These not only taste delicious and look gorgeous on the plate, they boost skin radiance from the inside out:

Salads are a definite staple in a radiant skin diet. They are raw and jam packed with antioxidants and vitamins. However, when you need a slight change of pace in the veggie department, summer squash is a great addition. Squash contains high amounts of Manganese and Vitamin C, as well as Vitamins A, B and K, Folic acid, Potassium and Calcium…which will supply your skin with important antioxidants and vital collagen building nutrients. Here’s a great way to incorporate squash for lunch, dinner, or party appetizer, courtesy of The Daily Green.

Breakfast for dinner. How about breakfast for dessert? Roasted apples and pears (which are especially high in Vitamins C, K, and collagen boosting copper) have been a long standing favorite sweet treat but adding in gluten free and nutrient rich waffles and nuts makes them even sweeter! Try this recipe from The Pure Pantry, but don’t say we didnt warn you about a possible addiction:

We’ve mentioned the Pure Mamas blog before as a food and design blog we love…and we recently discovered these two amazing recipes that are raw, vegan and oh so skin friendly. They both do a great job incorporating fresh herbs and fruits with veggies, seeds, nuts and sprouted grains. With all these wonderful foods in your diet, your skin will be glowing in no time!

*Photos courtesy of Pure Mamas & Golubka, The Daily Green and The Pure Pantry

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