We believe that beauty truly starts from the inside out. We all know that fruits and veggies packs loads of nutrients that enrich our total bodies, but why not have some fun while we are at it.

These squash blossoms literally beckoned us while we wandered through the Jean-Talon market in Montreal. What’s cool about these blooms, is that they pack all of the nutrients that are in zucchini, but are so much more fun!

Squash blossoms (aka zucchini flowers) contain enough potassium and magnesium to help reduce and maintain healthy blood pressure. They are also loaded with vitamins A, C, E and K, which help to reduce wrinkles, protect the skin against UV radiation, repel bacteria, and promote longevity.

Check out culinarygasm for a collection of recipes and indulge in this nutritious treat to live long and beautiful.