Friday, February 19, 2010

Gluten Free, Antioxidant Meal for Skin and Weight Loss – Week One and Going Strong.

We already know that to be supple and fresh, our skin requires a proper hydration. Such hydration comes not only from the liquid sources like water, but with the foods we consume during the day.

Here's a powerful salad that will for sure pack your body with beneficial nutrients with antioxidant powers. Plus, this food will provide additional hydration to your skin.

Keep in mind – Every day, just a small step like this salad will increase the Radiancy of your skin by the Month's end. Let's stick together in our fun goals and adventures.

Vegetable Medley Salad

Why it is Good

•This meal is Gluten Free.
• Zucchinis are rich in potassium, Vitamins A, C, calcium and iron.
• Tomatoes are packed with Vitamin C and contain lycopene.
• Tomatoes have an alkali power and are rich in water (what a wonder fruit for skin’s daily hydration!)
• Onions contain phytochemicals and the flavonol quercetin=powerful antioxidant that boasts antihistamine action.

All You Need

2 cups zucchini, sliced
1 cup broccoli florets
1 tomato, sliced
1 onion, sliced
1/4 tsp. dried basil
1/2 cup of water
2 tsp. fresh parsley
Handful of your favorite nuts like almonds if you wish
Sea salt and pepper to taste


In a med. bowl, mix zucchini, broccoli, tomato, onion, basil, sea salt, and pepper to taste.

Place vegetables in a baking dish over 2 sheets of parchment paper and drizzle with water. Fold edges to seal.

Cook for 15 mins. at 350 F degrees.

Sprinkle with parsley, almonds and serve.

To your healthy and hydrated skin!

To Your Daily Health!

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