As this is the cricket season, everyone like to watch it by having snacks right? If yes then try something new with pasta this evening. Here we have brought procedure to prepare kid friendly and healthy Jhatpat pasta procedure. Cusine: MexicanCourse: SnackCategory: Kid friendly and healthyIngredients: 1 cup - Pasta (rotelle)1 cup - vegetables (beans, carrots, jalapenos)1 tbsp - salsa sauce1 tsp - chilli sauce1/2 tsp - soya sauce1/2 tsp - Garam Masala1/2 tsp - chilli powder/ rasam Powder1/2 tsp each - mustard seeds, jeera, Channa dal, Urad Dal1 tbsp - oilSalt to tasteMethod: Step 1: Boil pasta and vegetables in a dish till it turns slightly whitish at the edges.Step 2: Take a kadai and pour the oil (As per required) and heat it. Step 3: Splutter the mustard seeds, jeera, chana dal, urda dal and asafetida a bit for smell. Step 4: finally add salsa sauce, chilli sauce and soya sauce.Step 5: Add required amount of Salt as per your taste and to it add chilli powder or rasam powder as final touch. Step 6: Serve hot. The tasty and healthy Jhatpat pasta is ready to serve. The recipe is delicious with the pasta and healthier with the vegetables used in it.
For that young looking skin and face, there are certain foods that are better avoided. Though all foods can be eaten in moderation, we forget to stop when it comes to sweets and other aging foods. Here are some of the foods that are better left for last. Sugars - Refined carbohydrates present in sweets interfere with the body's natural ability repair its elasticity. Collagen is important to maintain the skin's elasticity and therefore youthfulness, which the high glucose levels in sweets harm. Alcohol - With the sole exception of red wine, which contains a body friendly component called Resveratrol, consuming alcohol makes your skin age faster. Alcoholic beverages contain free radicals that damage cells from the inside. Alcohol even dries out the skin. Meat and Dairy - Red meat and excessive dairy products in the diet increase the amounts of Saturated fat in the body. This causes inflammation, thereby aging skin. To avoid this, meat and dairy foods should be taken in moderation. Now that you know what's really harming your skin, make the necessary changes get back that glamor and youthfulness. (AW: Sruthi)
Not able to get up and go through the routine of exercising. Sweat not. There are some easy breezy ways to keep your weight in check. These are especially designed for the lazy couch potatoes who can't keep up with their work outs. Having breakfast without fail is a proven step to keep the hunger pangs at bay. When the food intake is steady and timely, the body also responds with continued energy over time. Skipping breakfast will make you binge at lunch, making you lazier still. It has been found that having multivitamin tablets keep hunger under control. Taking a multivitamin supplement everyday actually supports weight loss, according to research. For the really really lazy ones, cutting down on their food intake is easier when they drink water before meals. Having water or fibrous fruits fills up the stomach at no expense of extra calories. Fruits also contain water, which is a double bonanza. Now, no excuses about not liking fruits. Losing weight in the lazy way also needs a few compromises. (AW: Sruthi)
Losing too much hair lately. Probably a lack of hair nutrition is to blame. Hair growth come and goes in cycles. If you missed meals or did not have proper nutrition, it will affect hair growth and strength over an extended period. For example, a lack of nutritious diet will cause copious hair loss after a few months. Thankfully, the situation can be reversed with a change in diet patterns. To gain the most out of your food with regard to hair, make sure to include foods rich in Vitamin D, E and C. These work towards providing that well needed strength to your hair. Some of the most important food items that aid hair growth are fish, walnuts, eggs and green leafy vegetables. These are easy to include in the diet on an everyday basis, not to mention easily available. Fish containing dishes have plenty of essential oils that are nutritious for the body as a whole. Other meat containing foods like chicken also share similarities with fish in that they contain a lot of protein. A protein rich diet promotes hair gorwth. Walnuts contain Vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids that protect and shield the hair from the harmful effects of the sun. It also has certain minerals, which when present in sufficient amounts, prevent hair loss. Eggs also have lots of protein, besides minerals including iron, sulfur, selenium and zinc. Iron deficiency leads to anemia, which in turn is detrimental to the hair. Green leafy vegetables are also loaded with proteins and minerals. So, go ahead and feed the hair. AW: Sruthi
Citrus fruits like orange, lemon and lime which are bright coloured can make our skin glow. Puja Taluja Bollywood beauty and makeup expert unveils a secret how these Vitamin C rich fruits, known for their antioxidant properties, work commendably for our skin. While speaking about Lime juice, take a lime, squeeze it and add it to a glass of warm water along with honey in it. Take a spoon and mix the contents in proper manner at the same time drink it every morning ahead of breakfast. Now, coming to lemon, we can get glowing skin by simply rubbing a peeled lemon on our skin. On the contrary, don’t do it for long as well be gentle while doing so. It shouldn’t be done longer than three minutes. Then wash it off with water. After eating Orange do not throw the skin as it can be used on our face. In fact, Dry the peels as well as grind them. The powder which is formed after grinding can be mixed with water and applied on our skin as it works as a natural scrub. (AW:Samrat Biswas)
Lose the weight that is. A liter of water a day is an economical and easy way to lose a few. It was found that people who drink at least two cups of water a day before every meal lose weight faster. Reasons can be attributed to the fact that water makes you feel fuller. You may eat less. Also, the presence of water increases the body's energy expenditure. Weight loss definitely improves the more water you drink. Still, don't drink so much that you end up with an electrolyte imbalance. Though the key is moderation, drinking optimal quantities of water increases your chances of losing weight, even aiding any weight loss efforts such as gymming. According to research, the act of drinking water itself makes you spend energy. When it reaches your stomach, there is lesser space for more calories. Adults are advised to drink 2.5 liters of water per day, through different means including juices and fruits. Remember that only drinking water does not guarantee a slimmer form. Diet goes parallelly with exercising. (AW:Sruthi)