Category Archives: Diet & nutrition
Making A Healthy Pumpkin Puree – Each year, eighty percent of the pumpkins grown in the USA are harvested in October. Commercially canned puree is probably the most familiar edible form of this popular fall season produce, however the mild, slightly sweet flesh of fresh pumpkin makes an excellent dish when baked, boiled, sauteed, steamed or microwaved. The pumpkin seeds, as well, may be toasted to create a marvelously tasty and healthy snack.
In this article you’ll learn about the process of selecting the proper cooking pumpkin and the technique for preparing homemade pumpkin puree.
Replacing Meat With Pulses And Beans – Replacing some meat or meat products, or extending meat dishes with pulses, nuts or seeds, are good ideas. Vegetarians, in particular, should eat at least 30g (1oz) pulses per day. Pulses are fantastically versatile, low in fat, high in protein and ﬁber. Yet most people don’t eat enough of them. Combined with cereal products (like bread or pasta) and grains (rice, couscous, etc), beans provide amino acids (the building blocks of protein) in the right proportions to make them an excellent vegetarian protein alternative to meat.
1. Sprouts salad: Sprouts are good for the body. To a dish of sprout, add a dash of lime and a pinch of spice to make it palatable. If you consume 100 grams of sprout salad, you ingest 93 calories of energy.
2. Ragi Dosa: It is a popular South Indian dish. This delicious food is made from Ragi (type of grain popularly known as Finger Millet or Nachni). Despite this, it is one of the best delicacies among dosa varieties available in South India. You consume energy of 87 calories when you eat one dosa.