10 Healthy Food Swaps

Healthy Food Swaps for clearer, acne-free skin:

Sometimes you just need to give into the cravings… but often there’s a healthier way to get your fix. Try the following 10 Healthier Food Swaps to keep your tummy happy, tastebuds tickled and your skin in tip top shape:

  • Sweet Potatoes instead of Regular Potatoes
    • Why? Lower GI & GL + additional Vitamins
  • Corn Cakes instead of Rice Cakes
    • Why? Rice cakes are often made with white rice and can induce insulin spikes
  • Avocado instead of Butter
    • Why? Dairy can be inflammatory on the gut but Avocado is soothing and great for hormonal health
  • Spinach instead of Lettuce
    • Why? Spinach is rich in antioxidants, iron and calcium – perfect for your skin and bones when you’re going dairy free
  • Quinoa instead of CousCous
    • Why? Quinoa is a gluten free protein and is super adaptable – use it as porridge, in salads, instead of rice…and and and!
  • Shredded Coconut instead of Bread Crumbs
    • Why? Coconut tastes delightfully exotic and is gluten free!
  • Banana Pancakes instead of the Real Deal
  • Zoodles instead of Spaghetti
    • Why? Gluten free! Vegetables! High in Vitamins & Minerals! WHAT?? Zoodles = Zucchini Noodles. Literally spirals or sticks of zucchini used in place of noodles. Yum!
  • Nuts instead of Croutons
    • Why? Nuts are high in protein and fats, they are an important part of the meal rather than being just a tasty, gluten-bomb add-on
  • Red Wine instead of White Wine*
    • Why? Red Wine contains higher levels of polyphenols and is more beneficial for your heart. Plus it’s my drink of choice!

Stay tuned for more swaps!

*This is not your excuse to hit the the bottle everyday! Drinking should be done occasionally and in moderation. Alcohols’s a stimulant & inflammatory and therefore not great for your body or your skin.

2017-12-05T21:22:22+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Food, Naturally Radiant Skin|0 Comments

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