Healthy eating doesn’t have to be dull. Here are some recipes that will help nurture your skin, and your appetite!

So we all know that we should eat healthily in our attempts to remain eternally youthful, but often it is easy to get distracted by the other, yummier, options on the shelf that fulfil our craving for diminishing the feelings of stress and depression that menopause can often bring.

Well, not anymore… we have found some tantalisingly tasty recipes online that mean you can still eat your favourite comfort foods, and be safe

imagesin the knowledge that the ingredients are packed full of goodness for your body, and more importantly your skin.

Below are some links to fantastic recipes that include cookies, lollies, alleged healthy cocktails and a top 10 list of foods that are essentials in your daily meal round up. Foods that are high in anti-oxidants such as blueberries, pomegranates and almonds are great for the skin as they can help protect against free radicals. Healthy delights such as fish and spinach are full of Omega-3 oils, which can generally improve the appearance of your skin and also has benefits for keeping your heart healthy. Avocado is also a great anti-inflammatory food, meaning it can help to maintain healthy skin and is also a source of natural fats, which your body needs, as opposed to saturated fats that are in many other food products that we buy in modern day life.

So if your feeling down, or feeling guilty about wanting a cheeky mid-afternoon snack, you can instead choose a home made healthy cookie that will satisfy your cravings and maintain a healthy complexion.

I hope you find these links useful!

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/03/21/beauty/foods-for-good-skin/

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/08/27/beauty/skin/cookies-with-skin-beautifying-ingredients/

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/08/22/beauty/popsicle-recipes-with-skin-beautifying-ingredients/

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/03/21/beauty/foods-for-good-skin-2/

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/08/08/beauty/beauty-cocktail-recipes/

http://www.thegloss.com/2013/08/10/beauty/what-is-an-antioxidant-anyway/

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