Dry Fruit and Fruit Shakes

Milk shakes must be an essential part of your daily diet. The ingredients of these shakes help us by providing the required daily intake of the essential nutrients, thus helping us prevent many deficiency diseases. These shakes are a healthier alternative to your evening snacks. For those conscious of their health and their diet, mentioned below are recipes for milk shakes which are bound to keep you healthy while keeping your calorie intake to a bare minimum.

Honey and Dry Fruit Milkshake:

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Badam Milkshake Recipes – Mango, Oats and Dates

Mango Almond Milkshake is one of the favorite health drinks consumed in India during the summers. It is the best way to recharge your body. Very rarely would you come across a person who does not like mangoes or mango almond milkshake. While making this milkshake it is best to be choosy about the kind of mangoes being used. Try to avoid mangoes with a lot of fibre content and go for the juicier ones. Sweeter the mangoes, lesser is the amount of sugar required and healthier is the milkshake.

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Badam Milkshake Recipes – Dates and Pista

Almond milkshakes were once commonly consumed in the Middle East and the Europe. They are known for their nutritional benefits apart from the creamy texture and the nutty taste. They are an extremely rich source of fibre, protein, magnesium, vitamin E, manganese, selenium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, iron, calcium and tryptophan. They also contain flavonoids, which prove to be beneficial when it comes to lowering the level of bad cholesterol.

Apart from their nutritional value, almonds also contain powerful antioxidants, which help in making our immune system stronger while inhibiting the growth of the free radicals. It is also known that … Continue reading

Dry Fruit and Fruit Milkshakes

Milk shakes are one of the best and healthiest ways of beating the summer heat. They provide you with all the necessary nutrients in sufficient quantities while keeping the calories to a bare minimum, making it an essential part of your diet regimen. An average fresh fruit milk shake can be made even healthier by adding lots and lots of dry fruits. They not only provide you with sufficient quantities of dietary fibres but also several nutrients, which otherwise are not present in the fresh fruits. Here we tell you how to make some delicious milk shake using fresh fruits … Continue reading

Popular Dry Fruit Dishes

Dry fruits are not mere delicacies but rich source of nutrients as well. This is the precise reason which makes them an essential part of any diet regimen. Even a handful of these is enough to give you the daily dosage of required nutrients. There are several different dry fruits that can add flavour and nutrition to your dishes. Here we will learn about some popular dry fruit dishes.

Several varieties of dry fruits are available like cashews, almonds, figs, dates, raisins, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc. Anjeer barfi is a popular dish that uses Anjeer or figs as the main ingredient as well as other dry fruits like almonds, cashew nuts … Continue reading

Popular Dry Fruit Shakes

Dry fruits shakes can be consumed all year round. In summer you can make healthy iced shakes from dry fruits whereas in winters you can enjoy delicious hot beverages from dry fruits. Dry fruits can either be soaked in water, milk or juice to allow osmosis. Soaking dry fruits overnight will give a creamy texture to your shakes whereas dry fruits added without soaking give more of a chunky texture to your shakes.

Various popular dry fruit shakes are dry fruit mango shake, cashew banana shake, cheeku almond shake, kiwi dry fruit shake, honey and dry fruit shake, cardamom almond milk shake, banana dry fruit … Continue reading

Popular Dates (Khajoor) Recipes

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Dates have nutritional value and sweet flavors that make it the very popular ingredients for snacks and desserts.

There are some popular chutneys, savories and desserts that are made out of dates.

Chutneys: Chutneys are best suited with snacks and meals. They are made with spices and adds a flavor to the food. The chutneys adds on to bhel and other snack item. Some of the popular … Continue reading

Cashew – A Healthy Snack

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Cashews are a very good source of energy. Cashew nuts are widely used as a snack, which is sweet or salted.

Cashew nuts are the nut beneath the cashew fruit, which is also known as Cashew Apple. Cashew Apple is soft and delicate; they are very perishable. Even if they are frozen or kept at a very cool temperature, they will only last for about five days once they get plucked from the tree.

Health Benefits of Cashews:

1. Oxygen to the Brain: Cashew increases the production of endorphins … Continue reading