The beauty solution: Spaghetti and meatballs edition

As a lifelong, loyal fan of the carbohydrate I’m excited to start this week off with a delicious and healthy spin on the Italian classic: spaghetti and meatballs. I think many of us have a love/hate (mostly love) relationship with carbs. I don’t believe in cutting out carbs, but moderation is key. If nature presents itself with a delicious alternative to carbs then why not make the switch? Enter: spaghetti squash. Here’s my preparation preference. 

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An Italian feast wouldn’t be complete without a hearty little meatball. I eat beef once in a while when a craving sets in, but I tend to stick to leaner meats like turkey. This turkey, kale and quinoa meatball recipe is super tasty and is packed full of health and beauty benefits. Check it out here. 

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Say goodbye to expensive, chemically-infused beauty products. Here’s how this feast will enhance your natural beauty from the inside out.

Spaghetti squash: Spaghetti squash is full of vitamin A and C, potassium and calcium. Spaghetti squash gives you soft, glowing skin. It keeps teeth looking beautifully healthy. Go here to learn more about spaghetti squash beauty benefits.

Kale: Kale contains vitamin K, A, and C, and omega-3 and 6. Kale helps skin by reducing dark spots and dark circles under the eyes, promoting anti-aging, providing moisture, and providing a brightening effect. It strengthens your hair’s roots and promotes growth.

Garlic: Garlic has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which clear acne, reduce dandruff and heal nail infections. Garlic is also an anti-aging agent.

Quinoa: Quinoa contains vitamin E and B, tyrosine, calcium and iron. Quinoa promotes smooth hair and skin, maintains hair and skin colour giving you a natural glow, and keeps teeth healthy. Find out more here. 

The Style Craze blog is a great place to learn more about the food and beauty power couple.

I love hearing other people’s ideas on beauty tips and tricks, especially when it means I get to enjoy a delicious meal. What are your some of favourite meals to get you glowing from the inside out? Feel free to leave a comment in the section below.


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