Nateur Cooking with Aliza J. Sokolow
Ultimately, what you put in your body, shows up on your face. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite wellness experts to share their go-to recipe for glowing skin.
Name: Aliza J. Sokolow
Job Description: Food stylist, photographer, and children’s book author come summer 2021 called, “THIS IS WHAT I EAT.”
Eat this for: Glowing skin, a healthy gut, and overall body/wellness feelings.
Time & Place: Lunch or Dinner.
Skin Food: Cabbage is full of nutrients, vitamins c and k and helps with digestion.
Radishes give you a whole-body immunity boost. They are filled with vitamins a, c, e, b6, potassium, and other minerals. Carrots are the perfect health food. They are a great source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin k, potassium, and antioxidants. They are weight loss friendly and have been connected to lower cholesterol and eye health. Cucumbers are low in calories and high in vitamins and nutrients. They promote hydration. Microgreens are packed with nutrients and vitamins.
Skincare mantra: You are what you eat. I always tell people who compliment my skin that your skin regenerates every 30 days from the food that you eat, so if it comes from the earth, you are going to glow. Also, I don’t go in the sun. I always wear sunscreen and have a hat with me. If I want to be tan for an event, I get an organic spray tan. I was a competitive swimmer through my 20s, so I have had a lifetime of sun damage.
WINTER EAT YOU COLOR SALAD WITH MISO DRESSING
- Chopped 1/2 green or purple cabbage
- 3 radishes
- 2 carrots
- 2 cucumbers
- Toasted sesame seeds on top
- Add protein and/or microgreens
- 1/4 c @misomaster miso
- 2 tbsp of rice wine vinegar
- 2 tbsp sesame seed oil
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- A splash of ponzu sauce
Shake together in a jar. Double or triple the recipe so you can have for the week.
***My miso dressing has zero sugar in it. I try to consume as little sugar outside of fruit as possible. When you go to restaurants and things taste super delicious, including vegetables at a Thai restaurant, for example, they are usually dressed with a sugar-infused dressing. This one is low on the glycemic index and you will literally try to dip everything you can into it.