Skin food recipes

Up for a challenge? Why not dedicate one whole day to your skin and follow naturopath Pam Stone’s recipes to having you looking and feeling your best.

Skin Food Recipe

Up for a challenge? Why not dedicate one whole day to your skin and follow naturopath Pam Stone’s recipes to having you looking and feeling your best.

Step #1 Rise and shine 

Start the day with two glasses of warm water with a squeeze of lemon juice in each to kick start the metabolism and hydrate the skin. 

Step #2 Breakfast 

Make yourself this fruity rice porridge – it’s full of vitamin C and fibre and a good way to use up leftover rice. 

Ingredients 

    1 apple or pear  1 teaspoon grated orange or lemon rind  1 cinnamon stick or ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon  1 cup of apple juice  2 cups of cooked brown rice  1/4 cup coarsely chopped raw nuts 

Method 

    Peel fruit and add to saucepan with 2-3 tablespoons of water and cook until soft.  Add rice, lemon rind and apple juice and simmer for 5 minutes. 

Step #3 Morning tea 

This yoghurt and berry recipe is great for a healthy snack that’s easy to make and antioxidant-rich, with the added benefits of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids from linseeds. 

Ingredients 

    225 g yoghurt  1 cup of mixed berries  2 tablespoons of LSA mix (linseed, sunflower, & almond)  2 tablespoons of lecithin  Drizzle of Manuka honey 

Method 
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve 
 

Step #4 Lunch time! 

This apple and tuna salad recipe combines tuna, rich in essential fatty acids, with the fibre of apples, and mineral-rich celery for a unique skin-friendly salad. 

Ingredients 

    1 red apple, chopped  80 g tuna in brine, drained  2 stalks of celery, sliced  1 little head of lettuce, torn  1 large handful of bean sprouts  1 tablespoon low fat mayonnaise  70 g natural live yoghurt  Black pepper 

Method 
Drain tuna and mix with other salad ingredients, blend the mayonnaise and yoghurt and mix into salad. 
 

Step # 5 Little afternoon snack 

Munch on a handful of Brazil nuts, rich in selenium, or a corn cake with smoked salmon, avocado and cracked black pepper for essential fatty acids. 
 

Step # 6 Get physical 

30-mins exercise of your choice followed by 10-min meditation 
 

Step #7 Dinner 

Salmon with greens. This recipe contains lutein as well as folic acid, vitamin C and other antioxidant nutrients, plus it’s an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. 

Ingredients 

    2 Atlantic salmon fillets  Greens such as snow peas, spinach leaves, asparagus  Steamed rice  Lime wedges 

Marinade consisting of: 

    2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – a good source of vitamin E  Finely grated rind of lime  Dressing  1 tablespoon maple syrup  1 tablespoon olive oil  1 tablespoon soy sauce 

Method 

    Combine marinade ingredients; rub into fish and leave (covered) in fridge for two hours or overnight  Cook both sides of salmon on hot element until done to your liking (less than 6 minutes total)  Blanch the greens (drop into boiling water, bring back to boil, then remove and drain)  Serve fish on bed of rice with greens, lime wedges and a little dressing dribbled over the fish 

Serves: 2