Eat Your Way to Better Skin

Playing Eat Your Beauty Routine

Celebrity health guru Rainbeau Mars shares four recipes from her book, "The 21-Day SuperStar Cleanse," that can cleanse your system and promote glowing skin. Try them today!

Pretty Girl Pecan Pie

Ingredients (Crust):

  • 3/4 cup raw pecans
  • 3/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1 cup raw organic honey
 

Ingredients (Filling):

  • 1 1/4 cups medjool dates, tightly packed, pitted and soaked in warm water for at least an hour
  • 1/2 cup plus 3/4 cup raw pecans, divided
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons Madagascar vanilla powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Big pinch of Celtic sea salt
 

Instructions (Crust):

  • Place walnuts, pecans, sea salt, and vanilla in food processor and grind.
  • Add honey and process until mixture is thoroughly broken down and sticks together when you squeeze in the palm of your hand.
  • Press mixture evenly onto the bottom and sides of a pie plate.
 

Instructions (Filling):

  • Drain dates, reserving the soak liquid.
  • Place dates in a high speed blender or powerful food processor.
  • Add 1/2 cup pecans, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and about 1/4 cup of the date-soaking water, while keeping a rich and thick texture.
  • Blend until the mixture is totally smooth.
  • Pour the filling into the crust. Smooth the top over with an inverted spatula.

 

Beauty Linguini

Ingredients (Pasta):

  • 1 package kelp noodles (preferred), or 4 zucchinis spiralized, or 1 package gluten-free brown rice spaghetti

Ingredients (Sauce):

  • 2 cups cashews or macadamia nuts (preferably soaked)
  • 1 cup pure water
  • 1/8 cup cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt (or pink Himalayan)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground peppercorn

Instructions:

  • Blend sauce ingredients in high-speed blender until smooth.
  • Empty noodles into a bowl and liberally pour sauce while tossing until evenly distributed.
  • Garnish with a few sprigs of fresh thyme and serve.

 

Clear Skin Cabbage Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cabbage head, purple
  • 1 large whole cucumber, skin on
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 squeezed lemon
  • Pinch of Celtic sea salt
  • Ponzu
 

Instructions:

  • Cut head of cabbage in half.
  • Place through food processor and add to bowl with apple cider vinegar, lemon, salt and olive oil. Massage until broken down.
  • De-seed cucumber center (Tip: save in refrigerator to add to your next smoothie!), and run through food processor.
  • Add cucumber to cabbage mix and toss in ponzu until desired taste is achieved.

 

 

Cacao Cubes

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons cacao
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, cold-pressed and unrefined
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon raw, organic honey
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • Pinch of salt (pink Himalayan or Celtic sea salt)
  • Optional: Add a pinch of cinnamon or 1 teaspoon of vanilla for flavor.

Instructions:

  • Blend ingredients together in food processor.
  • Pour mixture into ice cube trays and place in freeze until solid.
  • Optional: Garnish with edible flowers before freezing.

 

Source: Rainbeau Mars, "The 21-Day SuperStar Cleanse" © 2014

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