Photo Credit: Lindsay Pleskot(via huffintonpost.ca)
As I have mentioned before, what we eat is as important to our skin's health as the skincare products we use. But sometimes with our busy lifestyles, preparing healthy meals can be a challenge. That's why I love finding articles like this one by Lindsay Pleskot, Registered Dietitian and blogger for Huffington Post. In it she includes this delicious, super easy recipe for what she has named the Green Goddess Glow Bowl—a wonderful mix of fresh veggies and rice that I think you will love. Please try this recipe and let me know what you think!
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