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Why quinoa is great for your skin and how to cook it

gluten free quinoa for beauty Why quinoa is great for your skin and how to cook it
Quinoa is one SUPER delicious SUPERFOOD that I’m SUPER excited to share with you today! Too many superlatives right? I know! But I have a superb reason for it. (^_^) This is one awesome foodstuff you want to eat and I’m going to tell you why. I’m also going to share with you a simple recipe to prepare quinoa in 25 minutes (shorter if you’re cooking just for yourself). Ready? Get set? Go!

Delish portobello mushrooms that are great for your skin

baked portobello mushrooms Delish portobello mushrooms that are great for your skin
I absolutely love mushrooms and they are my regular lunch fix these days. I promise to show you the mushrooms in my beauty lunchbox series soon but first, these yummilicious portobello mushrooms! Meaty, tender and oh so succulent, they don’t just look good, they taste great! And today, I’ll show you the easiest way to prep these and get them into your mouth in 15 minutes! But be patient, before I show you how to make these, I’ll tell you why portobello mushrooms are a great source of plant protein good for our skin.

Beauty Kitchen: no-brainer baked cinnamon banana

breakfast Beauty Kitchen: no brainer baked cinnamon banana
I always have a ready supply of bananas at home. My husband eats them. My son too. But I avoid fresh bananas at all costs. I’ll eat them cooked though. Like banana fritters. Those I love! So I figured out that I probably can turn the bananas at home into another snack or something. Why not bake them and have another type of food readily available for breakfast? I mean, bananas are supposedly healthy and they’re said to reduce menstrual cramps because they’re a good source of iron, magnesium and potassium. Not only that, bananas are great skin food too.

Beauty Kitchen: healthy brekkie with iHerb snacks

Hot Oatmeal Breakfast Beauty Kitchen: healthy brekkie with iHerb snacks

Look what’s for my breakfast recently—snacks from iHerb! Yeah, I realized that iHerb stocks some great snacks, many of which are not available here or are a lot cheaper compared to what we get off the shelves. So I’ve been ordering a few items to try and found these that make for a quick, nutritious and great tasting breakfast—oatmeal and wild berry mix. And all I need is a bowl and hot water and my breakfast is ready in an instant!