Sprouts Recipes for weight loss
Sprouts Recipes for weight loss: ‘Eat sprouts to lose weight’ is every health practitioners advice – be it a doctor, dietitian or a nutritionist. Losing weight doesn’t happen overnight. It’s an achievement of weeks and months of effort achieved by exercising and eating wisely. Don’t make drastic changes to your diet while trying to lose weight. Begin by adding a few healthy ingredients like whole fruits, veggies, healthy nuts and of course don’t miss out on the living SPROUTS. To begin with all you need to learn is how to sprouts. Click here Sprouted and Boiled Moong to watch the video.
Sprouted and Boiled Moong
5 Reasons for Weight-Watchers to Eat Sprouts
1. Sprouts are a good source of protein with lesser carbs.
2. They abound in vitamins and antioxidants which boost overall strength.
3. These tiny germinated shoots help to reduce the belly fat, maintain blood sugar levels and protect your heart as well.
4. They abound in fiber and keep you full for long hours, thus avoid that unnecessary grabbing of chips and other fried foods.
5. They are easier to digest and help to keep maintain digestive health.
Cooking with Sprouts for Weight Loss
Cooking for a trimmed waist line can be fun too, if you learn to experiment with ingredients in an innovative way – be it a salad, breakfast, snack or main meal. Here you can learn to use a variety of sprouts in unique ways so you don’t get bored of them easily.
Let’s begin with an appetizer like soup. Why only rely on creamy soups? Why not try making soups with sprouts? If you want to enjoy the crunchiness of sprouts, you can add a handful of sprouts to any soup you make or cook the sprouts, purée them, add herbs and make a delicious soup like Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup. Try this low fat, high protein soup for sure.
Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup
For snacks, we have a galore. To each one’s surprise, sprouts can be used to make Baked Samosa to Sprouts Dhokla to Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki. Deep-fried snacks can easily be substituted with healthier options using other cooking methods like steaming, cooking on tava with minimal amounts of healthy oil like peanut oil or baking. Spare some time to experiment with these cooking methods and you are sure to try more batches again and again!
Baked Samosa with Mixed Sprouts, Healthy Snack
Sprouts for weight loss at work
Want to carry a sprouts based fare to work occasionally? We will help you go healthy on this path too…. Rotis and parathas are a staple diet. Scratch out maida from your list of flours for roti and shop for nourishing flours like jowar, bajra, nachni etc. You can roll out healthy options like Mixed Sprouts and Bajra Roti.
Subzis too can be made with sprouts. Mixed Sprouts and Palak Subzi is a very simple and easy to cook option. The fiber in them will help to satiate you at lunch time. Moreover they add on antioxidants which helps to reduce inflammation in the body and promote health. The extra protein from these sprouts will also help in boosting your metabolism to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Mixed Sprouts and Palak Subzi
We also have a healthy Lunch Salad bars for those on aiming to lose weight by way of low carb diet. These comprise of sprouts and veggies as main ingredient. Top them with a healthy oil based dressing like olive oil or avocado oil. Also read – Which Oil is the Healthiest? Alternatively try lemon based dressings…. We have tried and tested a recipe using olive-lemon juice dressing in the recipe of Healthy Vegetable and Sprouts Lunch Salad.
Healthy Vegetable and Sprouts Lunch Salad
So, get, set, go on a good health trip, discovering the magic of sprouts through these scrumptious recipes!
Just a word of caution before you start your ‘sprouting’ experiments… Do not include sprouts in every meal of the day. While sprouts should definitely be included in one’s diet every day to overcome obesity, overdoing it may lead to indigestion and flatulence, so moderation is essential. Make a subzi on one day, a soup or a salad the next day, and so on, to balance your intake.
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