7/23/19 Newsletter: 7 Foods For Glowing Skin
Your diet does a lot more for your skin than you may realize. Zinc, found naturally in pumpkin seeds can help to maintain your skin’s collagen levels and help fight acne. And spinach — packed with vitamin C, K, folate and antioxidants — helps repair skin cells, minimize acne and dark circles. [Swirled]
Life Hack Of The Day: Blender Edition
Rather than risking a sliced hand while scrubbing your blender blades, add some hot water and soap into your blender and give it a whirl. Then drain, rinse and it’ll be ready for your next smoothie!
Hot showers might be enjoyable, but consider turning the dial over to cold once in a while for some serious health and wellness benefits. Taking a cold shower in the morning can help relieve fatigue and increase your mental alertness, making you ready to take the day by storm. [Swirled]
Career + Finance + Tech
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Food + Drink
Believe it or not, watermelon rinds have more fiber than the rest of the pink fruit, as well as a healthy dose of potassium and the amino acid citrulline. Making use of watermelon rinds in your kitchen is surprisingly easy so long as you’re equipped with the right recipe inspo. Watermelon rind pickles and watermelon rind candy are just a few recipe ideas that’ll help you use one of the most nutritious part of this summertime fave. Click through for the full recipes. [Swirled]
Recipe Of The Day: These incredibly addictive watermelon rind pickles start with the rind. Peel away the green skin and cut into cube, set aside. Boil together apple cider vinegar, water, sugar, candied ginger, salt red pepper flakes, allspice and star anise and add the watermelon. Return to a boil, remove the pan from the heat and let the pickles sit for 30 minutes. Add to a glass jar, cover and leave at room temperature for an additional hour and a half. Refrigerate overnight and eat within a month. [Alton Brown]
A quick tip from yours truly: Watermelon pickles are great right out of the jar or alongside grilled chicken, fish and add tang to a salad, too.
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