June 21st is International Yoga Day. If not on any other day, people do seem enthralled by doing yoga postures or having yoga sessions. On this day, even when the session ends don’t let the healthy routine go away. Get your hands to healthy food and diet nutritious to maintain the spirit of Yoga Day.
Sujeet Singh is Executive Chief at Raddison, Noida. He enlists some recipes that are healthy as well as easy to make at home.
- Quinoa Avocado Salad
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons lime juice: 2 tablespoons avocado oil: ¾ teaspoon garlic powder: ½ teaspoon salt: ¼ teaspoon ground pepper: 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled: 2 medium avocados, chopped: 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved: 1 cup diced cucumber: ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro: 1 scallion, sliced
Method: Whisk lime juice, oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a medium bowl: Add quinoa, avocados, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro and scallion: Stir gently until combined: Refrigerate for up to 4 hours
- Mixed bean salad
For the salad: 1 x 400g tin mixed bean salad, drained and rinsed: 2 spring onions, finely chopped: 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced: 1 large tomato, deseeded and finely diced: salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the dressing: 3 tablespoon olive oil: 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar: 1 tablespoon sugar: 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard: 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon: 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Method: Put all the salad ingredients in a bowl and mix well; Mix the dressing ingredients in a separate bowl or jug until well combined; Pour the dressing over the salad, season well with salt and pepper and toss together
Chef Ashish Shrivastava, executive chef, Regenta LP Vilas, Dehradun also has some recipes to share.
Apple Cinnamon Detox water
Ingredients: Red Apple thinly sliced- 750gm: Cinnamon Stick- 4nos : Honey- 30ml: Mint fresh- 30gm: Water- 4liter
Method: Combined all ingredients in glass jar. Keep overnight in freeze: Serve chilled