Did you know, that the food you eat and nutrients you consume play a role in how susceptible you are to roasting in the sunshine?
Healthy from the inside out
Ensuring you regularly consume an adequate range of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory foods has a myriad of benefits – especially for boosting your natural immunity to sun damage.
There are a wide array of foods containing important nutrients that offer sun protection, and most of them are readily available during Summer… Clever Mother Nature!
Our recipe ingredients were picked with their skin protective properties and complementary flavours in mind. It's a perfect Summertime lunch or dinner.
Summer Sun Protecting Salad
Serves 3-4 | GF, DF
1 Tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
Himalayan Pink salt and salt to taste
2 organic, free range chicken breasts
8 handfuls of dark leafy greens, chopped up We used baby spinach
2 carrots, grated
1 red capsicum, chopped up
2 handfuls of organic blueberries
Sprinkle of slivered almonds
Juice of one lemon
Dash of cold-pressed, extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
Heat oven to 180ºC.
Melt coconut oil in a bowl and add turmeric, salt and pepper. Coat chicken breasts in mix and place on an oven tray. Leave in oven for 20 minutes on fan bake, or until cooked.
Add chopped leafy greens, grated carrot and capsicum to a large salad bowl with a generous drizzle of cold-pressed, extra-virgin avocado oil and squeezed lemon juice. Toss until evenly mixed.
Sprinkle slivered almonds and blueberries on top.
When the chicken is ready, cut evenly into strips and add to salad to serve. Enjoy!
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Disclaimer: This blog post is for educational purposes only. It is not designed to diagnose, treat or cure. We are all unique, for your individual health concerns it is important to discuss these with a BePure Holistic Health Consultant or relevant health professional.