When I share close-up photos, readers always ask me about my skincare and foundation. If you’ve been visiting with me for a while, you know that I use Beautycounter skincare and rarely wear even a tinted foundation. More about my skincare is here.
This very casual staying at home look includes a warm sweatshirt that is here. (I’m wearing a size medium.) The jeans are here. Similar sneakers are here. The no-show socks are here.
Combining great skincare with wise food choices are two steps to help keep skin looking its best. Getting daily exercise, enough rest, and spending time in nature, help us keep our glow. Drinking lots of water is imperative as well. Avoiding things like sugar, alcohol, too much sun, and smoking will also vastly improve your skin’s health.
My learning to eat well journey includes inspiration from knowledgeable food bloggers. I’m sharing my favorites below, along with pictures of lunches I have prepared recently.
From left to right: Sauteed kale, avocado slices, black rice, sauteed green cauliflower, parsnips, and tempeh, slices of carrot and red pepper. (Tempeh or tempe is a traditional Indonesian soy product that is made from fermented soybeans.)
The plate above includes slices of raw carrot, Udon noodles with shavings of aged sharp cheddar cheese, on a bed of mixed greens, chickpeas, green olives, sauteed purple cabbage with sweet onion, and steamed cauliflower.
The bowl above includes a vegetable and bean soup topped with fresh chopped arugula and feta.
To learn more about food choices that can improve your health and vitality, visit Sadia here. She is a Registered Dietitian who shares great videos and lots of recipes.
Lisa shares great tips, inspiration, and guidelines for eating to diminish inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Her website is here.
Nisha is a lawyer turned foodie who also shares plant-based recipes and tips. Her website is here.
I’ll share more tips and inspiration soon. Since there isn’t much going on here this winter, future posts will be published randomly. Keep yourself safe.
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