One of the oldest cereals in existence is barley. Originally (perhaps) from north-eastern Africa and western Asia, today it is cultivated almost all over the world and is highly appreciated for its many nutritional properties.
Rich in B vitamins, barley is able to fortify nerve cells, prevent lung and cardiovascular diseases, and keep appetite at bay. Being also with a low glycemic index, it manages not to particularly raise the level of sugar in the blood and also helps to introduce minerals to the bones, which is why its consumption is recommended for children. Continue reading “How to cook barley”
Zucchini has countless qualities linked to its nutrients, its lack of calories, its taste, and its flowers. It goes well with a large meal, protects the heart, replaces spaghetti, and can even replace butter in a cake recipe. Who says better?
Whether you eat them raw or cooked, salted or sweet, green or yellow, there are plenty of ways to enjoy zucchini. This vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals belongs to the family of summer squash, which is harvested before their skin hardens, unlike pumpkins. Discover five interesting facts about zucchini, which will make you want to eat them even more often! Continue reading “5 things to know about zucchini”
Although we associate fruit salads with summer and heat, they are actually fantastic for any time of the year. In addition, we can vary the fruits according to the season and reinvent this recipe for fruit salad recipe with sugar and lemon. Continue reading “Fruit salad recipe with sugar and lemon”
The chicken broth is light and healthy and combined with little pasta-like fine noodles it is a perfect first course for children. Today we share homemade chicken broth recipes.
The classic chicken noodle soup is one of the first that is often offered to children, for its texture, which helps them start chewing. Continue reading “How to make homemade chicken broth”
When summer arrives and temperatures begin to rise, there is nothing more refreshing and rewarding than taking an ice lolly. Children and adults enjoy this delicious ice cream and, if the right ingredients are used, the most nutritious. Gone are the typical ice lollipops of orange or lemon flavor, because today there are very rich and varied recipes that make this simple snack become an appetizing and fresh summer snack. We share some tips on how to make ice pops.
If you have children at home or guests that you want to surprise with rich creations, in a COMO we propose a perfect step by step for you to learn how to make ice popsicles. You will be surprised what you can do with the simplest ingredients! Continue reading “How to make ice pops”
Properties and benefits of carrots, a cure-all for health. 10 reasons to bring them to the table often.
Carrots should never be missing from our diet. They help us tan, reduce the risk of stroke and prolong life. Raw or cooked, carrots provide the body with a lot of vitamins. Continue reading “Properties and benefits of carrots”
Food has a close link with vision and eye health. We already told you how you should eat to have healthy eyes. And then we reveal five nutraceuticals (functional foods and supplements) that will significantly protect us from vision problems. Here are 5 nutrients that improve eye health. Continue reading “5 NUTRIENTS THAT IMPROVE EYE HEALTH”
Even though Holy Week has already begun and the torrijas are a dessert for Lent, we are still in time to eat this typical sweet. In some parts of Spain, this week is one of the most important of the year; so much for the familiar meetings, as for the Christian devotion and the typical feeding. The Torrijos and the pestinos are quite caloric recipes, which are usually loaded with added sugars. That is why most people who take care of themselves, avoid these desserts at all costs. Continue reading “HEALTHY TORRIJAS WITHOUT SUGAR”
What is golden milk? You may have never heard of golden milk, also known as golden milk, and very typical in Western countries. Its name comes from the mixture with turmeric, which is a spice with numerous health benefits. There is no fixed recipe for this powerful beverage, but turmeric should always be the main ingredient. You can prepare it with animal milk or with a vegetable drink, so you have no excuse to avoid drinking the golden milk. Continue reading “WHAT IS GOLDEN MILK?”
Properties of coconut flour (and how to make it yourself). Coconut flour is free of gluten, contains saturated fats, fiber, and protein, among other beneficial properties for health. Continue reading “Properties of coconut flour (and how to make it yourself)”