The spice of life – 13 Aug 2020
Chilli– Contains a phytochemical called capsaicin, which boosts metabolism, thereby helping you burn fat more effeciently. There are different types of chilli, each varying in spiceness.
Parsley– It have antioxidants like vitamins A, C and K, parsley is a known immune-system booster and is thought to be effective in cancer prevention. It’s also useful if you’re looking to prevent kidney stones., relieve pain, fight fatigue and minimise the effects of ageing.
Turmeric– In addition to giving curries and marinades a bright yellow tinge and slight spicy kick, turmeric may lower your cancer risk because it contains curcumin, a natural compound that boasts anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Ginger– If you’ve been carsick or seasick before, you may have been advised to chew on some candied ginger. There’s a good reason for that. Ginger has a calming effect on the stomach and can ease nausea (which is why it’s also recommended for women experiencing morning sickness). Plus it aids digestion. Ginger is versatile- you can cook with it or even brew the spice to make an aromatic and warming tea.
Peppermint– After a rich or heavy meal, it’s peppermint to the rescue. The menthol in this common herb works wonders at relieving indigestion and minimizing digestive spasms. Feeling anxious? Peppermint also calms frazzled nerves. Enjoy the herb as a tea, or add a few leaves to a fruit salad or fresh juice for an interesting minty flavour.
Healthy Foods – Grilled Vegetables – 23 May 2020
Today I am going to share with you the recipes for Grilled Vegetables:
Ingredients for 2 Pax:
Brinjal (cubed) 150g
Pumpkin (cubed) 200g
French Bean 100g
Garlic (Chopped) 2 cloves
Dressing: Kewpie Roasted Seasame 150g
Steps to make (20 mins)
- Heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
- Add brinjal,pumpkin and French beans. Cook until the vegetables become tender.
- Serve on a plate and pour Kewpie Roasted Seasame dressing on it.