Raw papaya is easily available within India. This salad is a flavor-filled dish that will make a great starter for a party or uplift your regular day. It is an under 30 minute recipe, so an easy way to up raw wholsome foods on your plate.This salad has a crispy texture and combines wonderfully with the spice of green chilies, sourness of the lemon juice and the sweetness of honey.Simply (R)awesome!
Masoor dal, like other whole pulses is a natural source of proteins. It is had in most households prepared as a dal. You could try having it as a salad as well. Even better when sprouted, as in this recipe. This recipe combines the sprouted dal with a coconut based dressing, but you could diversify and add a Mexican taste by using tomato salsa. A tasty way to add sprouts to your kids intake! Sprouts are live foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre.
Salads are always a great way to add raw veggies to your dietary intake. And here's how to make a crunchy french beans preparation that you could have as a salad or as a delicious vegetable side dish that adds color and nutritious to your meal! Adding peanuts not only enhances its nutritional value and provides for natural fats, but it also accentuates the taste and adds more crunch to munch on! Happy munching!
Cucumbers stuffed with a peanut based masala is a handy option that could be served as a salad, snack or an appetizer! Cucumbers are vegetables with high moisture content, and must be consumed regularly. The peanut stuffing is a healthalicious way of adding the nutrition of peanuts as well as their unique taste and texture. Kids love these! With some planning in advance, you could have your peanut masala prepared beforehand and pronto stuff tomatoes and cucumbers to be served for a weekend get-together!
Dice all available vegetables into 1-inch pieces. Thoroughly wash the rocket or any other salad leaf and add to salad. Mix all three ingredients of the dressing in a bowl. Sprinkle on the salad and mix well. Add walnuts or any other nut if you like. Enjoy your delicious creation.
Make peace with your kids when you want them to finish their carrots and cucumbers. Yes, carrot and cucumber sticks (or any other veggie of your choice) transform from dry and boring to yummy and creamy when served along with garlicky hummus! Here's how to arrange a colourful plate of assorted vegetable sticks along with hummus! Serve as a snack or before cooked meals. Happy moms, happy kids!
Sprouts are “live foods”, that provide more nutrients than most other food groups. Sprouted haricot beans, put together with finely chopped vegetables is a delicious way of having sprouts as a salad. Top up with a lemony dressing, like in this recipe or any other traditional chutney to get a chatpata sprout salad. It is high in nutrients as well as fibre, serves as a hearty meal and is yummy too! You could use the same recipe for other beans like chowli or rajma too.
Whether you want to add on to your kids nutritional intake or are targeting to lose out some weight or simply want make up for the weekend eating out spree, salad with added greens are a fantastic option! This, beetroot and spinach greens salad combines the goodness of beets along with greens, augmented with nuts and seeds. Nuts and seeds are natural sources of oil and essential fats required by the human body. They also add a new texture and flavour and are therefore a great addition to your salads!
Babycorn mushroom salad is a colourful selection of vegetables dressed with a delicious blend of garlic and basil. Break the monotony of having the regular salad by adding variety to your choice of veggies to the flavours that go into the salad dressing. A great way to add fibre to your daily intake. Whether you want to shed some extra kilos or want to maintain a healthy gut, fibre must be added to your meals in abundance. Raw veggies are a great source of fibre.
Kids sometimes enjoy foods because they look attractive and we have to bank on that to get healthy foods into their lifestyle. While we parents have been enjoying our delicious raw and creative lunch, kids got really attracted to the looks of it and I attempted to make this their school lunch and not only my kids, their friends also could not believe they were saying that salads can be so tasty. Why don't you try 👍
Inspired by the Assamese Maah Prohaad, this is yet another salad recipe to add whole dal to your intake. Many times we run short of ideas on how to incorporate raw salads to meals, or what to cook for lunch or dinner. This simple salad ensures you have a wholesome dish which can be had with a veggie to act as a whole meal.
Goodness of raw veggies, coconut and peanuts…..all rolled into one! Lettuce rolls is a colourful and delicious package of diverse, healthy ingredients. A combination of veggies and nuts topped up with the khatta meetha taste of the imli-khajur sauce, rolled into crunchy lettuce leaves. Choose fresh, crisp lettuce leaves to get best results! You could prepare the imli-khajur sauce in advance and stock in your fridge, to be instantly used when putting together the lettuce rolls.
This is yet another all-time favourite recipe, in which whole foods compliment raw veggies to create a Mexican style culinary delight. Tossed in tangy lemon-honey dressing, it can be served as a full meal as well!
This is a recipe to ensure that opting for a dairy free lifestyle doesn't necessarily mean giving up on some of your all-time favourite and much-loved foods, coleslaw for instance. Yes, the good news is that you could make your favourite coleslaw without dairy as well! Follow the recipe to discover how the regular mayo could be replaced with a cashew-based mayonnaise (cashew dip) to give you a smooth, creamy coleslaw. You won't be disappointed! It takes just about 15 minutes to put together this homemade coleslaw. Make a conscious choice to skip the store-bought options!
If you struggle to incorporate salads into your meal, you can sneak in some rajma into the veggies & have best of both worlds!! This salad makes a wholesome meal option should you want to go easy on cooked foods. And the simple seasoning of lemon and salt lends a perfect balance.
Salads surely have many health benefits and must be included in our diet on daily basis. But then sometimes you are seriously short of time or simply feel lazy to work on an elaborate one. This simple salad can be put together in a couple of minutes. And my family loves the taste of juicy yellow capsicums! The colour combo makes it look pretty appetizing! We have it mostly for dinner, just before our cooked meals.