Chips are type of snack in the form of a crisp, flat or slightly bowl shaped, bite-sized unit. Chips are typically potato or grain-based, but can be made of any food substance that can be reduced to a thin, crisp form.
While most chips are savory snacks, sweet fruit chips such as apple chips and banana chips are also available.
Made with carrots and baked instead of fried, these crunchy gems are a much healthier alternative to traditional potato chips. Aside from a healthy dose of vitamins A and C and fiber, carrots contain antioxidants that may help reduce the risk of cancer and also improve your immune system.Continue Reading
One cup of baked sweet potato provides nearly half of your daily vitamin C needs. The same portion also supplies 400% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A. Both nutrients are vital for supporting immune function, which is especially important during cold and flu season.Continue Reading
Almonds are rich in bone-strengthening and muscle-building minerals. A 1/2-cup of almonds, either raw or roasted, provides 60 percent of your recommended daily intake for magnesium and 20 percent of the calcium you need each day.If You roast Almonds, it will improve its aroma,texture & crunchiness. Kids will love roasted Almonds. With coffee too, you can have roasted almonds instead of sugar coated cookies.Continue Reading
Chickpeas have a delicious nutlike taste and a texture that is buttery, yet somewhat starchy and pasty. A very versatile legume, they are a noted ingredient in Indian dishes such as hummus, falafels and curries. They help in achieving health goals like better blood fat regulation, including lower levels of LDL-cholesterol, total cholesterol, and triglycerides.Continue Reading
Jackfruit/Kathal is rich in B-complex vitamins, containing niacin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and folic acid. It is a viable source of minerals, such as iron, magnesium, potassium and manganese as well.
As a good source of vitamin C - also a powerful antioxidant - jackfruit offers about 23 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA), which makes it useful in helping fight off infectious agents while scavenging harmful free radicals in the body.Continue Reading
Instead of making mathri with Maida/All purpose flour ingredient, try making it with cornmeal flour. Corn meal benefits your health by boosting your iron intake. A cup of corn meal provides 4.2 milligrams of iron, more than half of the 8 milligrams recommended daily for men and 23 percent of the 18 milligrams recommended daily for women.Continue Reading
Homemade Spinach Chips are the perfect superfood to add to your diet. Spinach has many health benefits so it’s a great snacking option. Spinach is a nutrient-dense food that is low in calories but high in essential vitamins and is said to provide you with powerful antioxidant protection.Continue Reading
Bajra offers various health benefits and is a good grain to have in your arsenal. It has high amounts of fiber and aids digestion. It also lowers your bad cholesterol while increasing the good cholesterol in your system and is therefore very good for your cardiovascular health.Continue Reading
Snacking on banana chips means you'll get some nutritional value for your calorie investment. The chips are a good source of some essential vitamins, especially magnesium. Your body needs magnesium for energy production, cell-to-cell communication and DNA synthesis, an important part of cell growth.Continue Reading