I love ❤️ to eat! Especially foods that not only nourish my body and fill me up but that are great for my skin.
Today let’s chat sweet potatoes!
Sweet potatoes 🍠 are filled with antioxidants, selenium minerals like copper and super rich in vitamin C.
Eating them can actually help with dry skin and wrinkles. Vitamin C creates collagen which helps to keep your skin firm, plump and reduces the appearance of dry skin. Doctors say they can even give your skin a healthy tint. Just by eating them regularly.
You can also enjoy them as a face mask. Yes, I’ve tried it! I do it too.
What you will need for this food recipe:
1 boiled sweet potato
1 cup of plain Greek yogurt (not sweetened)
Whip or mash the two together. Cool. And apply this simple mask on your face. Keep away from the eyes. Leave on at least 15 minutes.
Yogurt exfoliates the skin and the sweet potato softens the skin. I love this mask after a day at the beach or at the pool. It really feels good!
Rinse well with a warm washcloth and follow up with your favorite moisturizer.
If you’re looking for a light lunch, snack or a side dish for any meal… here’s an awesome recipe all my guests enjoy!
Creamy Sweet Potatoes with an Asian Twist
What you will need for this food recipe is:
6 large sweet potatoes 🍠 Peeled and cut into large chunks
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
1 Can of coconut 🥥 milk (14 ounces)
Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
In a small saucepan, simmer the coconut milk until reduced by one quarter.
In a large pot of water that has been lightly salted boil the potatoes until very tender. Drain and transfer to a food processor or mixer. Add coconut milk, nutmeg and mix together.
You’re done! No butter needed. Really!
However, if you’d like to add a few pats of butter go for it! And or a dusting of cinnamon sugar. Beyond yum!
A cozy comfort food ANY time of year.
This makes a casserole dish full and feeds quite a few people or you’ll have leftovers. That’s good too. So delicious!
Please note: if you are allergic or can’t eat sweet potatoes skip these recipes.