What you put in - and on - your body are just as important, which is why we have created this delicious recipe for Roast Vegetables with Millet to help reduce the signs of ageing skin.
Roasting root vegetables makes it incredibly easy to up your vitamin A, C and E intake, which are critical for vibrant skin as well as warding off free radical damage. For example, one sweet potato serving provides 100% of your daily recommended dose of vitamin E!
3-4 cups of assorted brussels sprouts or broccoli, zucchini, carrots, butternut squash and sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small red onion
2 sprigs of rosemary
1 cup cooked millet, cooled
2-3 handfuls spinach or kale
1 tsp Celtic or Himalayan Sea Salt
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp good balsamic vinegar
Pinch of salt and pepper
Hummus to serve (optional)
Preheat oven to 180°C. Cut veggies into chunks. Toss with 1 tbsp olive oil, sea salt and 2 sprigs of rosemary. Roast for 30-40 minutes until tender and browning. Remove from oven. In a large bowl combine millet, spinach and roasted veggies. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over salad and toss well.
Serve with a side of hummus if desired.
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