It is not necessary to deprive yourself of eating delicious pieces of pastry if they are healthy. But for this to be so, they must be made with natural ingredients and as healthy as possible.
If we add natural foods rich in vitamins and nutrients, we will achieve a balanced diet and eating tasty things. Here, we offer you some recipes that you can enjoy. Below, you will find bagels with persimmon, buckwheat cookies, cookies with cashew, carob wafers.
Persimmon fruit is yellow and sweet. It has lots of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is native to China, and later it was introduced to the rest of the world.
Curiously, buckwheat is not related to wheat, so it is gluten-free. Some cultures use it the same way as rice and as the main ingredient in Asian dishes. Buckwheat has lots of minerals as well as antioxidants. Also, it improves blood sugar control.
Native from Brazil, cashew nuts provide energy, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. It is one of the ingredients in sweet dishes worldwide.
How to cook four healthy pastry desserts
Conclusion: It is possible for the delight and the health at the same time
Each one of these desserts has natural ingredients which provide lots of nutrients to your body.
Though persimmon fruit provides some calories, it is low in fats. It contains certain antioxidants which make it helpful to prevent tumors, infections, inflammations, and bleeding. Also, it has beta-carotene, lycopene which is very important for our health. Carotenoids are essential for our retina. Vitamin C and B6 are also present in this fruit, and they act in metabolic reactions in the organism. Persimmon fruit contains vital amounts of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and phosphorus.
Buckwheat is an excellent source of carbs, fiber, protein, vitamin and minerals, especially rutin, quercetin (that lowers risk of cancer), vitexin, d-chiro inositol (that reduces blood sugar).
Cashew nuts, on the other hand, provide a right amount of calories but have fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals that protect against cancer and diseases. They contain oleic and palmitoleic acids which are suitable for the heart. Lots of minerals are present here, manganese, potassium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Only a handful of these nuts can provide nutrients enough to prevent deficiency diseases.