Nutritious food needs not to be dull and bland all the time, as you can always spice it up with some tangy flavors for a tasty treat. Enhance your taste buds with these healthy snacking options instead of munching on a pack of chips this weekend, and guess what? They are loaded with anti-aging properties, read this article till the end and we are sure it will leave you craving for more.

Foods for Healthy Skin: 5 Anti-AgingRecipes for Radiant Skin
Foods for Healthy Skin: 5 Anti-AgingRecipes for Radiant Skin

Red quinoa salad

Ingredients required: 

  • Cooked red quinoa rice: 3 cups
  • Cherry tomatoes: half a cup
  • Pitted and diced orange bell peppers: half a cup
  • Diced red onions: quarter cup
  • Pumpkin seeds: quarter cup
  • Crushed  clove garlic: 1
  • Black beans: half a cup
  • Kalamata olives: half a cup
  • Chopped parsley: quarter cup
  • Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 5 tablespoons
  • Salt and pepper: as per the requirement

Process:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a clean bowl.
  2. Have it fresh.

Frequency:

Have this fulfilling salad instead of a heavy dinner or an evening snack at least twice a week to give your skin a healthy treat.

Lip smacking salmon salad

Ingredients required: 

  • Grilled wild salmon: 250 grams (approx)
  • Cherry tomatoes: 1 cup, cut into halves
  • Sliced red onions: 2
  • Capers: 1 tablespoon
  • Finely chopped dill: 1 tablespoon
  • Balsamic vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Grounded pepper: quarter teaspoon
  • Salt: as much as required

Process:

  1. Add red onions, tomatoes, and capers to grilled salmon when it cools down, and toss it for a while.
  2. Add a seasoning of olive oil, dill, and vinegar.
  3. At last, top it up with a coat of salt and pepper as per your taste and preference.
  4. Refrigerate this delicious snack for at least 30 minutes & then have it.
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Frequency: 

  • Try this salad instead of your regular vegetable salad for lunch or dinner once a week.

Rainbow salad for a clear skin

Ingredients required: 

  • Thinly sliced beetroots: 4
  • Sliced peers: 2
  • Peeled, sliced organic apples: 1
  • Feta cheese: half a cup
  • Toasted sunflower seeds: half a cup
  • Chopped mint leaves: as per the requirement
  • Salt: as per the requirement
  • Pepper: as per the requirement
  • Lemon: 1
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 10 tablespoons

Process:

  1. Take all the veggies and fruits in a salad bowl.
  2. Mix olive oil and lemon juice in a separate bowl to make a tangy seasoning.
  3. Sprinkle it on top of the veggies and fruits along with feta cheese and toss it for a while.
  4. Top it up with some salt and pepper to finish with.
  5. Have it fresh.

Frequency

  • Ditch the unhealthy food that you generally have during the weekends and replace it with this healthy, rainbow salad.

Spicy chickpea-chicken salad

Ingredients required: 

  • Chicken thighs: 500 grams (approx)
  • Crushed garlic cloves: 2
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Rinsed, drained chickpeas: 1 cup
  • Smoked paprika: 1 tablespoon
  • Sea salt: 1 tablespoon
  • Lime juice: juice of 1 lime

Process:

  1. Take a container and add lime juice, garlic, paprika, salt, and olive oil to prepare the marinade.
  2. Next up, heat a medium sized pan, once it turns hot, add the chicken thighs, cook it for a while and then pour the marinade on top of it.
  3. Do not forget to preheat the oven to 180 degrees in advance.
  4. Now, all you have to do is transfer the contents of the medium-sized pan to an oven safe dish.
  5. Keep it in the oven for about 20 minutes.
  6. Shred it roughly once you remove it from the oven.
  7. Add the chickpeas to this dish, at last, toss it well, top it up with a seasoning of lime juice.
  8. Have it fresh.
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Frequency

  • You can have this yummy salad once a week.
Arjoyita Roy

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