I can’t believe it’s already August! If you are a lover of warm weather like me, you have spent many days outside and have gone through at least two tubes of sunscreen. I think the majority of us are well aware of the importance of sunscreen in preventing wrinkles, but I believe what we eat is definitely overlooked.
Look to food as your wrinkle-fighting weapon of choice, by simply placing healthy choices on your plate.
WRINKLE-FIGHTING RECIPE: MUESLI
Start your day with this energizing muesli packed with anti-wrinkle nutrients from oats, blueberries, and apricots. You’ll keep your blood sugar levels low with the help of cinnamon, and protect your skin from puffiness, redness, and wrinkles with almonds, which contain vitamin E and flavonols that fight free radicals.
What you’ll need:
1/2 c. rolled oats
1/3 c. oat bran
2 tbspn dried blueberries
5 dried apricots, chopped
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 c. plain yogurt
1 tbspn slivered almonds
1. In a medium bowl, mix together the oats, oat bran, blueberries, apricots, and cinnamon. Stir in yogurt.
2. Cover and refrigerate over night.
3. In the morning, pour the milk over the muesli, and sprinkle with almonds