Eat these most healthy and fresh super foods this summer to be more energetic, healthy and refreshing during this summer season.
Summer’s scorching heat during long days makes you dizzy and lazy, and nothing sounds better to refresh yourself with in-season vegetables and fruits. One must recharge his/her body with healthy and fresh foods in your diet like berries, tomatoes, plums, watermelons etc. So, next time you go for a grocery shopping, add the below listed food items to stay energized during this season.
Watermelons are just perfect to stay hydrated and beat the heat of summer days. Dehydration is a major cause to make you feel sluggish and tiresome, but eating watermelon or drinking watermelon juice can keep you energized and hydrated both at the same time. Although watermelons contain 90 percent of water, but they also have Vitamins C in them that is a perfect resource for the health of your eyes. Cool down this summer by making our variant of Watermelon Juice and enjoy the slushy drink.
Tomatoes are technically known as fruits, but also used in our daily cooking. Tomatoes are delicious, fresh and rich in taste during this time of the year. This fruit can be eaten raw and you can also use in your salads and other cooking dishes. The redder the tomato, the healthier it is as it contains red-pigmented antioxidant helpful for the prevention of cancer and vitamin C. Check out our Chicken Tomato & Spaghetti Pasta recipe and give it a try. I’m sure you will love it.
3. Leafy Green
Leafy Green vegetables like spinach are mostly thought as the vegetable of winter season, butthey are available almost at every grocery store nowadays. This green vegetable is a perfect source of antioxidant and rich in Vitamins A, C & K as well as full with iron. Utilize these green vegetables as your summer foods by preparing fresh salads with spinach, strawberries and other fruits as per your taste. Also try our delicious and mouthwatering Palak Paneer recipe for your lunch or dinner time.
Berries that are dark colored provides a good quantity of vitamins that your body needs during the summer heat. Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries are delectable foods that help you to stay energized and healthy. Berries are enriched with good quantity of antioxidants and fiber that keeps your body healthier. You can also make salads using berries. Greek Salad and Russian Salads are must try during this summer as these recipes will boost your immune system.
5. Stone Fruits
Plums, Peaches, apricots and cherries are commonly known as the stone fruits. They are easily available during summer season. These fruits are healthy and enriched with Vitamin C, high in fiber to keep your appetite maintained. These fruits also help you to maintain your blood pressure during the hot weather.
Which of the above super summer foods is your favorite? Let us know by commenting below!