16 Super (Food) Ideas to Beat Back Summer’s UV Rays

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Amp up your SPF with the help of a summery superfood menu! Your fridge and pantry are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and other good things that can help block UVA rays, protect skin, and even ease sunburns. Check out the slideshow below to see the best recipes for all those sunny days ahead: beat-the-heat drinks, crunchy carrot chips, and even a new way to toast the morning!

Toast with a Twist

From carotenoids and lycopene to beta-carotene, sweet potatoes are chock-full of things that can help defend skin from sun exposure. And with this idea from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.familyfoodonthetable.com/sweet-potato-toast/&quot; target="_blank" rel="noopener">Family Food on the Table</a>, you can give your breakfast toast a sweet potato update. Get creative with sweet or savory toppings and you’ll be all ready to face the sunny day. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.familyfoodonthetable.com/sweet-potato-toast/&quot; target="_blank">Get the recipe here.</a> <p style="text-align:right;"><em>photo: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.familyfoodonthetable.com/">Family Food on the Table</a></em></p>fuck

Which recipe will you try this summer? Share with us in a Comment below!

—Abigail Matsumoto