Any meal and lunch daily rarely pass without delicious salads, pleasing to the eye and taste. This is the most popular cold dishes, giving unlimited possibilities to combine products and create new flavor combinations. But, unfortunately, not all salads are equally useful. Classic Olivier salad in mayonnaise, for example, a real calorie bomb. But light salads of vegetables or fruits, flavored olive oil or balsamic tart is quite another thing.
Why salad “light”?
First, let’s understand why some salads are called “light” and the other “heavy”? Criteria two: the caloric value and ease of digestion. Light salads are usually prepared on the basis of plant foods: all kinds of vegetables, fruits (fresh or canned), carrots, herbs and spices. Vegetables contain little calories, are easily digested and do not create heaviness in the stomach. As a dressing they normally use olive or sunflower oil, vinegar, lemon juice or a special sauce made with low fat yogurt. For heavy-duty typical use of a large number of cheese, meat, sausages, smoked meat, mayonnaise or salad atypical products (e.g., cooked noodles). Most of these products on individually digested normally, but in the same plate in the form of salad just “fall” into the stomach a heavy stone. Continue reading
Quick and original snack — chips of eggplant
It’s high time “Blues”, when the eggplants are sold everywhere and at very affordable prices. Sin not to use it and don’t cook them something delicious. Your Sominka offers you original, unusual, tasty snack – chips of eggplant .
If you have nothing like preparing, use this recipe, your friends and home this snack certainly will like.
Additionally, the dish just to cook, this recipe is quick cooking and looks on the table cold appetizer of eggplant very nicely.
You will need:
2 large eggplant
150 ml cream 33 % fat
200 g feta cheese or any other soft cheese
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
any greens for decoration
ground white pepper and salt to taste Continue reading
Beautiful and tasty salad for the new year
I already promised you that for a festive new year’s table will offer you some interesting recipes. Well, what new year without a beautiful Christmas salad. That’s right – no. Well, since it’s a special holiday, then the salad must be special. I decided to make it bright and colorful. And, in my opinion, turned out perfectly.
First, of course, I wanted to make something sticky and folded from the mass of salad snake, but decided to be limited to classical performance. If you want to experiment with the form, it is better to try it with Christmas cake or other dessert. So here’s what you need to prepare the salad.
150 grams walnuts
a few sprigs of parsley and mint
1 tablespoon of yogurt without sweeteners (sour cream or low fat)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (or European)
3 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar Continue reading