3 Healthy Green Tea Recipes for 2016!

 

Recipes to Complement Your Fitness Resolutions For The New Year

After the culinary decadence of the festive season and momentarily abandoned fitness regimes, the month of January brings a new dawn of New Year Resolutions. So, it is not surprise that the most common of those is to get fit. A great way to ensure you cut down calories is by simply switching from a sugar sweetened beverage to zero calorie Green Tea. Do note that, simply drinking it is not enough to remain healthy and fit.

Here are some fun recipes that can complement your green tea diet to help achieve your fitness goal :

 

Garden Tea Soup

 

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Ingredients :

2 cups boiling water

2 bags Lipton Green Tea Bags

1 Tbsp. olive oil

4 cloves garlic

1 Tbsp. dried thyme leaves

1 bay leaf

1000ml vegetable broth

200gm mixed vegetables

1/2 cup rice

Salt to taste

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

 

Procedure :

– Pour boiling water over Lipton Green Tea Bags and brew 2 minutes. Remove Tea Bags; set aside

– Heat olive oil in 4-quart saucepot over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring frequently, until golden. Add thyme and bay leaf; cook 30 seconds. Add broth, brewed tea and mixed vegetables. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice and salt. Simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender

– Remove bay leaf and garlic; stir in lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper

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RAW Pressery 2 Day Deep Cleanse : Review

 

A couple of days ago, I chanced upon RAW Pressery cold pressed juices and I was instantly hooked! On exploring their website, I came across their Cleanse packages and the idea of doing a 2 day deep cleanse seemed fantastic after the month I’ve had. Loads of travel, a big move, finding a new house and the time it takes to settle down disrupted the diet and fitness routine I had in Tokyo. We were eating out or ordering in everyday as well till we had a functioning kitchen and to cut a long story short – my system needed a cleanse and some rest.

 

RAW Pressery 2 Day Deep Cleanse
RAW Pressery 2 Day Deep Cleanse

 

Before I tell you about the 2 day cleanse, let me know introduce you to RAW Pressery, a Mumbai based company that makes fresh, cold pressed juices and delivers them to your doorstep in the morning (available in the Mumbai, Delhi and Pune). You can also purchase their juices at select outlets –

Mumbai: Foodhall, Nature’s basket, Hypercity
Delhi: Foodhall, Modern Bazaar
Pune: Foodhall, Dorabjee’s

Cold Pressed juices are extracted using a cold process that prevents exposure of the fresh fruits and vegetables to heat and air. Without heat and oxidation, the living enzymes in the juices are preserved and you get the maximum nutrients. The juices are preservative free and need to be consumed without 48 hours of manufacture.

This is the healthiest form of juice, healthier than what one can prepare at home in a blender or juicer where the heat of the blade and exposure to air kills the nutrients. And its definitely healthier than the packaged juices which are the least healthy option when it comes to juice.

 

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Health Supplements: Myths And Reality

 

Health Supplements : Myths And Reality
Health Supplements : Myths And Reality

 

When I first started on a healthy, weight loss diet, I discovered the power of health supplements. They are can be really helpful in completing the nutritional needs but they need to be taken with caution and under proper guidance. I was given an opportunity to share this article on common myths surrounding health supplements with you, I hope you find it useful!

 

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Weight Loss Diaries Vol. 2 : 4 Easy Diet Tips to get you started on Healthy Eating Habits

 

Hey everyone!

I had decided to keep this weekly feature with Vol. 2 coming up next weekend but after reading your comments, I thought this post could be of help to many of you who do not know where to get started.

In this post, I have listed out 4 easy and do-able dietary habits that personally work for me. So for those who want to lose weight the healthy way, do try to incorporate these 4 tips in your routine and see how it works for you!

 

1. Eat a healthy, hearty breakfast within an hour of waking up.

 

Try to eat healthy wholesome foods like vegetable sandwich, poha, upma, low-oil vegetable paranthas or eggs for breakfast. Eat within an hour of waking up and eat well, breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

 

My favorite breakfast food : Poha
My favorite breakfast food : Poha

 

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