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Dessert Recipes for Acne Sufferers

Looking for delicious dessert recipes that are suitable for people who suffer from acne? Get inspired by our anti-acne dessert recipes starring some of the most powerful acne-fighting foods there is. Each recipe description provides a summary of the acne-fighting potential of the respective dessert dish.

If you are hungry for more information about the acne-fighting properties of different foods and nutrients, check out the best diet tips for acne prevention and the list of the best foods for getting rid of acne.

Green Tea and Pineapple Smoothie

Here's a must-try recipe that pairs green tea with pineapple to create a delicious and highly nutritious smoothie to fight acne.

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Blueberry Banana Smoothie

This smoothie is literally bursting with flavor and antioxidants, making it an excellent drink against acne. Wild blueberries have been shown to have the highest antioxidant capacity from more than fresh 20 fruits and berries. They are also a good source of pectin which helps clear intestinal toxins that may contribute to acne. What's more, the ground flaxseed this recipe calls for adds valuable omega-3 fatty acids to this smoothie.

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Want to Make Your Own Non-Dairy Milk?

Almond milk, hemp milk, soy milk, rice milk. Alternatives to cow's milk are many and varied. Unfortunately, shopping for specialty 'milks' regularly can be expensive. The solution? Start making your own non-dairy milks! With Soyajoy's versatile Soy Milk Maker you'll turn beans, grains, nuts, and seeds into healthy, additive-free cold milks, hot milks, soups, and porridge with minimal effort. And no need to stick to common beans and grains – less obvious foods such as cashew nuts, brown rice, quinoa, macadamia, and oats will yield delicious milks and porridges, too! Note: This product is manufactured for North American electrical standards.

Carrot Muffins

These muffins are gluten-free and therefore suitable for people whose skin react to gluten. The carrots in these muffins provide valuable beta-carotene.

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Fantastic Fiber Muffins

Looking for a high-fiber muffin recipe? These muffins combine wheat bran with whole wheat flour and apples to create a delicious treat that helps you reach your fiber quota.

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Quinoa Crepes with Applesauce

Quinoa is considered one of the least allergenic of all grains, making it a great grain for people suffering from acne. Also applesauce is considered hypoallergenic. In addition, applesauce is rich in bioflavonoids and vitamins which help maintain healthy skin.

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Scandinavian Blueberry Soup

In the Scandinavian countries, blueberry soup is a popular treat that can be served warm as an appetizer or chilled as a dessert. But the benefits of blueberry soup extend far beyond its culinary use. In a laboratory test conducted by USDA researchers, wild blueberries were ranked number one in terms of antioxidant capacity over 40 other tested fruits, berries, and vegetables. In addition, blueberries are a good source of pectin, which helps clear intestinal toxins that may contribute to acne, and vitamin E.

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Apple Slices with Cinnamon

This low-calorie dessert is a cinch to prepare and great for people who suffer from acne due to the high concentration of pectin found in apples. Pectin is a type of dietary fiber that absorbs toxins and pushes them through the colon fast. Apples are a also good source of bioflavonoids and vitamins which help maintain skin health.

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Low-Fat Apple and Raspberry Crumble

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, goes the old adage. But did you know that apples can also keep acne at bay? Not only do apples contain pectin which removes toxins from the body, but they are also a good source of bioflavonoids and vitamins which help maintain skin health.

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Buckwheat Pancakes with Bananas

Unlike most other pancake recipes, this one does not require eggs, making these pancakes ideal for people whose acne is linked to a high intake of iodine (eggs are rich in iodine). As an added benefit, all key ingredient in this divine dessert—buckwheat, bananas, and brown rice syrup—are considered hypoallergenic and are therefore very safe for people with skin problems, including acne.

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Buckwheat Crepes with Prune Compote

A study, which assessed the antioxidant capacity of a wide range of fresh and dried fruit and vegetables using the so-called Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) methodology, ranked prunes the #1 food in terms of antioxidant potential. Also buckwheat is rich in antioxidants.

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