Healthy Recipes Choices
HEARTY PURPLE CABBAGE SOUP
Purple Cabbage - Purple cabbage has 10 times more vitamin A than green cabbage. It is a good source of vitamin K and provides small amounts of calcium, magnesium, and zinc, which can help build and maintain healthy bones. It is also low on calories, high in water content and high in dietary fibre and antioxidants- making them the ideal snack for weight reduction. Purple cabbages are High in anthocyanins linked with lower blood pressure. They’re also linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
CAFFEINE FREE VANILLA LATTE
Cacao- the unprocessed form of cocoa has numerous health benefits.
It is high in ant-oxidants.
Rich in iron, magnesium & calcium
Great source of four scientifically proven bliss chemicals – serotonin, tryptophan, tyrosine and phenylethylamine.
Here is an easy recipe to incorporate this superfood in a hot beverage. Let's get started with caffeine free vanilla latte
GINGERY CASHEW SHAKE
Ginger - Ginger has potential for treating a number of ailments including degenerative disorders (arthritis and rheumatism), digestive health (indigestion, constipation and ulcer), cardiovascular disorders (atherosclerosis and hypertension), diabetes mellitus, and cancer. It also has anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties to help control the process of aging. Its additional antimicrobial potential can aid in treating infectious diseases as well.
Cashew- Cashews are low in sugar and rich in fiber, heart-healthy fats, plant protein and rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols. They're also a good source of copper, magnesium, and manganese , these nutrients are essential for energy production, brain health, immunity, and bone health.
CHICKPEA SALAD WITH CREAMY AVOCADO DRESSING
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as aiding weight management, improving digestion, and reducing risk of chronic diseases.
Additionally, this legume is high in protein and makes an excellent replacement for animal protein in many vegetarian dishes.
Avocados are rich in many nutrients, including fiber, healthy fats, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium, and folate. Enjoying them regularly could help improve overall diet quality. Few evidence suggests that consuming avocados may benefit the health of the gut by improving bacterial diversity and reducing fecal bile acid concentration.
APPLE WALNUT OATMEAL COOKIES
Walnut - Rich in omega-3 fats and contains higher amounts of antioxidants than most other foods. Eating walnuts may improve brain health and prevent heart disease and cancer. It helps to control inflammation and promote good gut health.
Apple - Rich in Antioxidant “Quercetin”, Aids digestion, Helps in rising progesterone hormone, Reduce Depression & Anxiety
Oats - High in beta glucans (soluble fibres) - lowers blood cholesterol. Calcium & vitamin D properties of Oats boost bone health. It is rich in Vitamin B complex - helps in red blood cell formation, boosts energy.
Pumpkin - Pumpkin is rich in dietary fiber, which slows digestion, thus, it keeps feeling fuller longer. High content of Beta carotene in Pumpkin is extremely essential for eye health and acts as an anti-aging factor. It also contains lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that help prevent cataracts and slow the development of macular degeneration. Pumpkin is also a powerhouse of Vitamin C which is known for supporting immune systems.
Black Bean Hummus
Black beans are a powerhouse of antioxidants, fiber, protein and minerals. It is a forgotten bean today. Add this to your diet and diversify your source of protein. Black beans provide you with Protein, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium. Try out this easy hummus recipe with the goodness of sesame seeds as well which adds a nutty flavor and crunchy texture.
GLUTEN FREE TACOS
Sorghum, broadly known as Jowar, is an ancient grain. From weight loss to improved heart health, jowar has a range of health benefits. Jowar is rich in fibre & protein. It also contains high magnesium levels which helps maintain calcium levels in the body. It is packed with B vitamins, which help the body build new tissues and cells and potassium and phosphorus. Additionally, Jowar contains traces of zinc, copper, and over 20 micronutrients and high levels of antioxidants.
Coconut is rich in fiber and good fats such as MCTs which offers a number of health benefits, including improved heart health, weight loss, and digestion.
Also raw coconut is packed with multiple minerals such as copper, selenium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and zinc.
This recipe is a rare combination of spices and fresh Coconut milk, a pleasing and perfect cooling drink.
JOWAR VEGGIE NOODLES
Jowar, a gluten free top rated summer friendly grain, which contains a good amount of fibre, helps for digestive health. Also contains magnesium, copper and calcium which helps in making bone and tissues strong. It is packed with B-vitamin & iron which helps to increase the red blood cells. All this in turn improves our immunity.
NOURISHING OAT MEAL
An excellent source of protein and iron, oat groats are certainly a good addition to your breakfast menu. Groats also offer high antioxidant & anti-inflammatory benefits due to their zinc and copper content. Since groats come with the entire kernel, they are hard to chew. You need to soak them overnight so your morning porridge is nice and mushy.