Skin Friend by Karen Fischer
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Recipes — vegan

Oat and Leek Flatbread

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Oat and Leek Flatbread

This is a recipe from 'The Healthy Skin Kitchen' book. This divine, healing flatbread was my saviour when I had severe food intolerances — it made meals delicious and a little fancy. You can’t taste the leeks so it’s a great way to get fussy family members enjoying this potent anti-inflammatory vegetable. They can also be used as soft tacos or roti. If you don’t have a rolling pin, use any cylinder in your kitchen such as a jar, water bottle or other container.   Ingredients 1⁄2 cup finely chopped leek (whitest part) 1 cup filtered or spring water 11⁄4...

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Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

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Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

I'm having a skin-friendly Easter with this new recipe ... It's nearly Easter so today we made a healthy carob chocolate bar that is low in  salicylates (the chemicals that can irritate eczema), caffeine-free, soy-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ... which is not an easy feat as there are no recipes we could follow that totally met our criteria. So we made our own, using three key ingredients ... Attempt number two was a success, and we now know that you CANNOT mix maple syrup with cocoa butter as it curdles! My son Jack has just tested this chocolate bar (and asked for more), so it has passed the 'fussy child'...

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Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

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Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

This tasty recipe is easy to make and packed with delicious skin-loving ingredients from The Eczema Diet and The Eczema Detox. However, you don't need to have eczema as anyone can enjoy them!  Benefits of sweet potato Sweet potatoes (also called kumara) are rich in vitamin C, B vitamins, manganese and beta-carotene which is an important antioxidant that can increase your skin's hydration and resilience against UV sun damage.  Benefits of chickpeas Chickpeas are packed with protein and provide a great source of insoluble fibre which helps to keep your gut healthy. Chickpeas are also a rich source of folate and minerals for...

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