If you're in the mood for a healthy and easy to make breakfast that is also anti aging, you're in for a treat. This delicious breakfast encourages healthy glowing skin from within.
Beauty bowls are a great way to pack in a lot of nutrition and are incredibly versatile. However, they can easily become sugar bomb if they are not prepared properly.
Did you know that a large amount of fruit sugar without enough protein and healthy fats can cause blood sugar imbalances and lead to acne, skin disorders, low energy, moodiness, and poor cognitive functioning?
The good news is that its easy to avoid with a few simple trick to make your beauty bowl nutritious and delicious. ⠀
Here are some key factors to remember when creating a Beauty Bowl or Smoothie ⠀
Add a grass fed whey protein, collagen powder, or a vegetarian protein powder. Keep it simple and choose one that contains one ingredient and no isolates, in its pure form is best. Almond milk and coconut milk are great additions but keep in mind they have minimal amounts of protein.
Proteins are the building blocks of the body. They essential for blood sugar balance⠀
Add Healthy Fats ⠀
Healthy fats help to plump up the skin, aid in moisture retention, stabilize blood sugar and send a hormonal signal called leptin to your brain to indicate that you are satiated so you won’t overeat. ⠀
Choose ingredients such as full fat coconut milk, coconut oil, blended avocado, sprouted nuts and chia seeds to help support blood sugar and beautiful skin from within.
Make sure to let the chia seeds soak for 3-4 hours or overnight. You will want them until them to be gelatinous before consuming to enjoy their health benefits.
When possible choose low glycemic fruits like the frozen raspberries and use se high sugar fruits sparingly. ⠀
Nuts and Seeds⠀
Incorporate some healthy sprouted nuts and seeds. They will add a nice balance of protein and fats for a gorgeous glow.
Sprinkle Some Cinnamon
Cinnamon helps to slow the release of sugar to the blood stream. Plus its packed full of antioxidants to prevent free radical damage to the skin.
My Bowl Recipe
3-4 tablespoons chia seeds
1 cup full fat coconut milk
2 scoops collagen powder
1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon
1 tsp Cardamon powder
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Grain free granola
A wonderful balance of protein, healthy fats, fiber, and carbs that support blood sugar balance and beauty from within.
You will notice such a positive shift in your skin, energy and mood if you include these simple tips in your next beauty bowl.