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    All about Nutrition!

    QUICK RECIPE | NATIONAL NUTRITION WEEK 2021

    All about Nutrition!

    QUICK RECIPE | NATIONAL NUTRITION WEEK 2021

    Quick and healthy recipes exclusively for you and your family. ... more

    • Team ParentCircle
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    • 48 days ago

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    Team ParentCircle 33 days ago

    Makhana Bhel

    Makhana bhel is a delicious and nutritious snack. It is low in calories and can keep you feeling full for a long time.

    INGREDIENTS

    Makhana (fox nut) - 3 cups
    Cucumber (peeled and diced) - 1/2 cup
    Onion (diced) - 1/2 cup
    Tomato (diced) - 1/2 cup
    Potato (boiled and diced) - 1/2 cup
    Green chili (chopped) - 1 tsp
    Coriander leaves (chopped) - 2 tbsp
    Roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup
    Roasted channa - 1/4 cup
    Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
    Salt - 1/2 tsp
    Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
    Chaat masala - 1 tbsp

    HOW TO MAKE

    1. Dry roast makhana on medium heat until they become crunchy. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool down.
    2. In a mixing bowl, add all the chopped vegetables, roasted peanuts and channa and stir.
    3. Add lemon juice, salt, red chili powder, chaat masala, roasted makhana, coriander leaves and give it a good stir.
    4. Before serving, add some of your favorite chutneys - mint or tamarind chutney and sev (optional).

    Team ParentCircle 34 days ago

    Pumpkin Carrot Soup

    Nourish your soul with a bowl. Pumpkin carrot soup is a delicious wholesome meal rich in vitamin A and antioxidants.

    INGREDIENTS

    Pumpkin (chopped) - 2 cups
    Carrot (chopped) - 1 cup
    Onions (diced) - 1/2 cup
    Water – 4 cups
    Oil - 1 tsp
    Salt to taste
    Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp

    HOW TO MAKE

    1. In a pressure cooker, heat the oil on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
    2. Add chopped onions and sauté.
    2. Add pumpkin, carrot and sauté for 2 minutes.
    4. Add 4 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
    5. Blend the mixture till smooth.
    6. In a pan, pour the mixture, add salt, and mix well. Cook on medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
    7. Before serving, add black pepper powder and enjoy the nutritious pumpkin carrot soup.

    Team ParentCircle 40 days ago

    Homemade No-bake Energy Bars

    Energy bars are a healthy, nutritious snack option for children and adults. They are high in fiber, protein, healthy fats, vitamin E, B-complex vitamins, and antioxidants. Pair an energy bar with a glass of milk for a healthy evening snack.

    INGREDIENTS

    Rolled oats - 1/2 cup
    Dates (pitted and chopped) - 2 cups
    Peanut butter or almond butter - 1 cup
    Chocolate chips - 2 tbsp
    Almonds (chopped) - 1/4 cup
    Cashew (chopped) - 1/4 cup
    Raisins - 1/4 cup
    Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
    Priyagold digestive biscuit - 4 pieces

    HOW TO MAKE

    1. In a pan, dry roast rolled oats for about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
    2. In a mixer jar, add dates, peanut butter, rolled oats, Priyagold digestive biscuits, vanilla extract, and blend well.
    3. Transfer the mixture to a tray and stir in chopped almonds and cashew, chocolate chips, raisins and mix well.
    4. Spread the energy bar mixture evenly on the tray and pat it until firm.
    5. Refrigerate for two hours. Take the tray out and cut the energy bars according to your desired shapes and serve.

    Team ParentCircle 41 days ago

    Fruit Popsicle

    Fruit popsicle is a great way to get the kids to enjoy eating fresh fruits. They not only have a refreshing taste but also numerous health benefits as they are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

    INGREDIENTS

    Tender coconut water - 4 cups
    Strawberries - 1/4 cup
    Kiwi - 1/4 cup
    Pineapple - 1/4 cup
    Black grapes - 1/4 cup
    Pomegranate seeds - 3 tbsp

    HOW TO MAKE

    1. Dice the fruits and mix them carefully in a bowl.
    2. Fill the popsicle moulds with diced fruits.
    3. Pour tender coconut water over the fruits in the moulds.
    4. Close the popsicle moulds and place them in the freezer.
    5. Once frozen, take the fruit popsicle out of the moulds and enjoy.

    Note: You can also use coconut milk or any other fresh fruit juice instead of tender coconut water.

    Team ParentCircle 48 days ago


    Chia pudding is the simplest breakfast option, requiring only 3 ingredients! It is high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats!

    INGREDIENTS:
    Milk - 1/2 cup
    Chia seeds - 2 teaspoons
    Fruits of your choice

    HOW TO MAKE:
    • Pour 1/2 a cup of milk into a mason jar. Add the chia seeds and mix well until clump-free.
    • Close the mason jar and place it in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
    • Before eating, add your favorite fruits like banana, mango, pomegranate, etc., and enjoy the pudding.


    Note: Almond milk, soy milk, and coconut milk can be used instead of cow's milk.

    Anonymous
    48 days ago

    @Team ParentCircle I just have to make this one. Looks so appetizing. Thanks for the recipe :)

    Team ParentCircle 41 days ago

    Glad you liked the recipe :) share the pic with us :)

    Team ParentCircle 47 days ago




    Golden Milk Strap: Golden milk, also known as haldi doodh, is a traditional Indian recipe that has a lot of health benefits - from treating cough and cold to boosting immunity. Here’s how to make this traditional drink:

    INGREDIENTS

    Milk - 1 cup
    Fresh turmeric root paste - 1/2 tsp
    Crushed pepper - 1/4 tsp
    Cinnamon stick - 1/2 inch
    Grated ginger - 1/4 tsp
    Honey (optional)

    HOW TO MAKE

    • Add milk to a pan and bring it to a boil.
    • Turn off the flame. Stir in the turmeric paste, crushed pepper, cinnamon stick, and grated ginger.
    • Cover the pan with a lid and let the mixture steep for 5 minutes.
    • Transfer to serving mugs. Add honey (if required).
    • Relish the goodness of your hot cup of golden milk while you munch on two Priyagold Marie biscuits.

    Note: If you don’t have turmeric root paste, you can use ¼ tsp of turmeric powder instead.
    Also, instead of cow’s milk, you can use coconut milk or any other plant-based milk to make it vegan!