01/65 Healthy Carrot Beetroot recipes for winter immunity
Winter brings with it some of the most loved seasonal fruits and vegetables that are naturally loaded with health enriching nutrients. Carrot and Beetroot are some of the most relished winter veggies that are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which help in improving immunity, vision, brain power and metabolic health. Here are five simple ways in which these antioxidant-rich foods can be added to the daily diet.
02/6Carrot and Beetroot Hummus
To make this delicious and creamy Hummus, combine cooked and peeled Beetroots, boiled Carrots, chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and a pinch of cumin. Blend until smooth, adding olive oil gradually. Serve this vibrant hummus with whole-grain crackers or vegetable sticks for a nutritious and immune-boosting snack.
03/6Carrot Beetroot Soup
Cook chopped Carrots and Beetroots with onions, garlic, and vegetable broth until everything is tender. Blend the mixture until smooth, and season with ginger, turmeric, and a dash of black pepper. These spices not only add flavour, but also contain active compounds and antioxidants that help strengthen the immune system.
04/6Pickled Carrot and Beetroot
Cut the Carrots and Beetroots in the form of thin strips. Now, take a bowl mix vinegar, red chili flakes, lemon juice, sugar and salt, whisk it well. Add in the Carrot and Beetroot strips, mix well and store in airtight containers, keep it in sunlight and allow the pickle to ferment for a few days and enjoy.
05/6Roasted Carrot and Beetroot Salad
Roast Carrots and Beetroots until they are tender. Let them cool and then toss with a mix of fresh greens like spinach. Add some crumbled cheese, toasted walnuts, and a light vinaigrette dressing made with olive oil, lemon juice, and a touch of honey. This salad is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
06/6Carrot and Beetroot Smoothie
To make this delicious and antioxidant rich smoothie, blend together peeled and chopped Carrots, Beetroots, a ripe banana, a cup of Greek yogurt along with cinnamon and honey. Packed with the goodness of vitamins, minerals and fiber, this simple smoothie can be enjoyed as meal replacement, which can help improve metabolic health and also boost immunity.
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