Golden smoothie

By Nmami Agarwal     29-Jun 2018

Golden smoothie

Having sugars means having only empty calories, so the only way is to yank them out. But cutting on sugars are not always as easy as it sounds. Without sweet treats and comfort foods, you may feel like you’re depriving yourself. The good news is that there are more substitutes than ever and one of them is coconut sugar. With this super healthy smoothie, you will feel sweet, energetic without adding to many calories.

Nutritional benefits – Golden beets are sweet in tastes contains fibre, iron, potassium, and folic acid. Grapes contain powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols. They are good for heart health, blood pressure, constipation. The main ingredient using as the sugar substitute is coconut sugar which is healthier than table sugar. It has iron, zinc, calcium, and potassium, along with some short-chain fatty acids like polyphenols and antioxidants. It also contains fiber which slows glucose absorption and therefore coconut sugar has a lower glycemic index than regular table sugar.

Ingredients

  • 20 grams’ golden beets (scrubbed, chopped)
  • 15 grams’ grapes
  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut sugar
  • Few pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup crushed ice

Serving 1

Preparation time 15-30 minutes

Calories– 180-183 kcals

Method-

  • Pour yoghurt into the blender & add golden beets, grapes, ice cubes, coconut sugar and pumpkin seeds to it.
  • Blend all ingredients until smooth.
  • Pour it into a glass, chill it and enjoy this delicious smoothie.

Over to You:

With flavours, fibre, fruitiness and sweetness, this smoothie is low on calories. So, go ahead & whip up this golden drink and beat the summer heat.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

16
Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Media Update @idiva
——
It's so easy to put it on, but  so difficult to take it off! Weight management is something that we ALL need to worry about. Our latest article in idiva tells you why.
——
#Coverage #Diet #Dietitian #Eatfresh #Eathealthy #Eathealthyfood #Eating #Eatright #energy #EatTodayForTomorrow #Food #Fitspiration #Healthyliving #Health #Healthylifestyle #Innews #Lifestyle #Media #Nutrition #NmamiLifeGirl #Nmami #NmamiAgarwal #NmamiLife #Nutritionist #Print #Published
14
Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Recipe Alert
——
Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
———
Know more:
1) https://bit.ly/2MZfjJr
2) http://www.nmamilife.com/recipes/
3) Highlights section in BIOS under Recipes
———
#Diet #Dietitian #Eatfresh #Eathealthy #Eathealthyfood #Eating #Eatright #EatTodayForTomorrow #Food #Fitspiration #Healthyliving #Health #Healthylifestyle #Lifestyle #Nutrition #NmamiLifeGirl #Nmami #NmamiAgarwal #NmamiLife #Nutritionist #Pinaca #Recipe #Recipealert
15
Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Myth of the Day
——
Your safe bet- consult a nutritionist!
——
#Activity #Diet #Dietitian #Eatfresh #Eathealthy #Eathealthyfood #Eating #Eatright #EatTodayForTomorrow #Exercise #Food #Fitspiration #Fact #Healthyliving #Health #healthydiet #Healthylifestyle #Loseweight #Lifestyle #Myth #Mythfact #mealplanning #Nutrition #NmamiLifeGirl #Nmami #NmamiAgarwal #NmamiLife #nutritionist

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER