Eating Your Way to Beauty

go ahead its gluten free

For the past two weeks I have been attempting a gluten-free diet. When I say this to friends, many think that celebrity mind tricks have finally worked on me. However, this is not the case. A close family member recently found out that they had a significant gluten-sensitivity. In terms of health, we have many similar digestive/ body issues going on. Therefore, this person encouraged me to try a gluten-free diet. After much reading online , I decided to give it a try for a month. I haven’t noticed a dramatic change in my overall well-being, but I have much respect for those who need to be gluten-free. Gluten is EVERYWHERE!!! It is obviously in bread and pastry, but soy sauce? How I am suppose to eat my California sushi rolls?!?

As I continue on with this challenge, it got me thinking a lot about how food impacts our body functions. I have never been a  horrible eater, but when you have to think about what you are eating it kind of makes me want to eat healthier. Here are some simple and delicious looking recipes I have been meaning to try.

1)   Eggs and bacon in an avocado…it is like a mini breakfast bowl.

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2) According to Dr. Oz (and various other websites) Chia seeds are a great thing to eat to order to achieve healthy skin. Hmmm… I wonder how  these smoothies will taste.

3) MMMMMMM blueberry crisp! Perfect summer treat.

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4) This Strawberry, Melon, Avocado salad looks yummy for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

5) This Agave Lime Salmon sounds like a Margarita for dinner!

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Anyone else have any go-to healthy recipes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Eating Your Way to Beauty

  1. The avocado breakfast bowl looks delicious!
    Almost every, if not every, variety of Chex cereal is gluten-free. I like to make my own trail mix with it, nuts, banana chips, and dried cranberries. Maybe you could throw in some chocolate chips, too!

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