How many calories does one Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast have?
One Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast gives 96 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 68 calories, proteins account for 11 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 4 calories. One Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast recipe. Tangy tomatoes, succulent paneer, fresh basil and perky green chillies, all in one flavourful Italian style spread, which sits perfectly atop a golden toast. Rich in nutrients, the Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast, is a snack that is sure to satiate your tummy and taste-buds. You can do away with excess fat by using low-fat paneer for the spread. With a melange of exotic flavours, this snack is perfect for parties too. Do not make the spread too much in advance as the basil tends to turn black.
Is Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
1. Whole Wheat Bread : Well, the use of bread is relative and individualistic. Whole wheat bread is better choice than white bread made from refined plain flour. Compared to maida-based bread which is surely to be avoided, the bread made with whole wheat grain that is milled or with whole wheat flour is a healthier alternative. Whole wheat bread has more fiber than the white bread, which helps in maintaining weight, blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels. However both the varieties of bread are almost at par in their carb count. So moderation is the key here.
2. Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Potassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?
3. Tulsi Leaves (Holy Basil) : Tulsi has the anti-bacterial property which helps to relieve cold. It’s known to boost immune system and keep other diseases at bay. By maintaining the pH balance in the stomach it helps to ease acidity. Some phytochemicals in tulsi are known to protect against cancer too. Being an antioxidant it detoxifies the body as well. The most effective time to have this Tulsi Water is early in the morning on an empty stomach. Make it a habit of consuming Tulsi Water for a healthy body free of stress, anxiety and depression.
What's the problem?
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast?
No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. We suggest you avoid bread if you are diabetic or if at best have a slice.
What is a healthy toast option to have?
We suggest you try homemade almond bread made without eggs and toast it. A good option is toasted almond bread with avocado which is a perfect gluten free breakfast option. Whole wheat bread is better choice than white bread made from refined plain flour to make toast like mixed sprouts open toast, oats moong toast, cottage cheese tomato and chutney sandwich or creamy alfalfa sprouts and apple on toast.
Creamy Alfalfa Sprouts and Apple On Toast
Can healthy individuals have Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast?
Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast is high in
1. Vitamin C : Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
2. Calcium : Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to burn 96 calories that come from Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast?
Walking (6 kmph) = 29 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 10 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 13 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 16 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.