The Spinacas Way to Make a Mason Jar Salad July 03, 2016 16:21
A mason jar has a great number of uses - from letting your organise your desk to letting you grow microgreens.
But one of the best uses of a mason jar is to use them as a salad container.
That's right, green leafy salads!
As long as you follow a few rules on layering the ingredients and choosing the right ingredient combination, you'll be guaranteed of making a delicious salad bowl.
Lose the Dressing: 3 Ways to Increase Flavour Without Salad Dressing June 16, 2016 13:34
Who doesn’t love salads?
Especially one that is nicely built with chockful of greens and healthy add-ons?
But when you add the final touch - a rich creamy dressing that is calorie rich (and possibly highly processed) - your salad doesn’t seem so healthy anymore.
3 Tips to Kick Start Your Clean Eating Lifestyle May 10, 2016 08:55
You realise that your eating habits are not as good as they should be, and that you want to start eating better.
Great, that's a start!
But where do you begin?
Starting to a eat better does not come easy as old habits are hard to break.
Here are 3 tips to help you get started on a clean eating lifestyle.
3 Reasons Why You Should Eat Low GI Carbs March 25, 2016 16:17
Obesity, heart disease and diabetes are among the most common diet related diseases today, and sadly, the number of people with such diseases keeps rising.
So it's no wonder that we become more conscious of what we eat and constantly look for healthy food options.
As a first step, my advice is always to try reducing your carb intake - eating salads, increasing protein and fibre are great starting points.
Understanding Fibre, Your Diet's Dependable Worker March 05, 2016 13:03
Do you wish to lower your cholesterol levels, enjoy a myriad of health benefits, yet don't wish to start a diet that makes you feel hungry and grumpy?
Dieting can be tough when you start to restrict calorie intake; it's what makes you starve!
And the often the consequence is a higher tendency to binge eat, starting the vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting and weight fluctuation.
Enter fibre, your secret weapon to staying full longer when you're on a diet.
When you add fibre-rich foods, such as salads, grains or fruits, you increase your chances of winning the cut-back-calorie battle.
Making a Salad? Here are 3 Ways To Make It Healthy! February 23, 2016 20:40
Are your salad days over just because you use some ingredients that are not considered healthy?
Maybe you added an extra dollop of mayo or bumped up the bacon.
The thing is, you salad can be as healthy or unhealthy depending on how you make it.
Spinacas featured on Vulcan Post February 17, 2016 07:26
We're honoured to be featured by one of the top tech and lifestyle websites in Singapore, the Vulcan Post!
The original article is by Vulcan Post, we have reposted it on our blog.
4 Root Veggies That Are Great For Salads January 25, 2016 08:00
Carrots, beets, radishes and parsnips – these are some root vegetables that not many will think of as salad ingredients.
But did you know that they are packed with vitamins and minerals and with a bit of imagination could be an ideal way to create delightful salads?
The months of September to November when most of these root veggies are freshly harvested is the ideal time to create a great, nutritious salad.
Whether you boil, steam or bake them, you can come up with something delightful.
All you need is a little help from herbs, condiments and spices.
Keeping it Healthy: Avoid These 4 Salad Mistakes January 14, 2016 07:30
How could something so raw be so right where nutrients are concerned?
That is what’s great about salads, it's a perfect combination of fiber, protein and fat if you get right.
This food should likely be your first choice when it start out trying raw food.
But do you know that this very healthy salad could go wrong health-wise or taste-wise if you unknowingly commit the following salad mistakes?
5 Ways to Enjoy Your Salad January 13, 2016 08:00
For most people, eating is often centered on their main course; and this often comprises mainly of meat of different kinds.
This could be very well why both adults and children end us not eating enough vegetables.
An easy solution is to incorporate veggies into your diet by eating a salad before or during each meal.
But how do you turn these veggies into a delicious and tasty salad that you can enjoy eating?
Below are 5 things you can do to turn those greens into a flavorful salad!
4 Ways to Pump Up The Protein In Your Salad January 10, 2016 10:26
No protein, no power!
You may be eating the best of tasting bowl of salad, but without protein, that feeling of satisfaction will likely be short-lived.
You’ll also probably end up hungry after only an hour.
You see, a salad that lacks protein is like having filling-less sandwich.
What good is that?
Your Salad Dressing Could Make a Difference: Here's Why. January 04, 2016 07:37
Craving for salad- one with lots of fresh greens and tasty juicy meat?
Well go ahead and indulge! That is, if your salad is made of all the good stuff.
You don’t want to be eating what’s supposed to be healthy because you put all fresh greens and the crunchiest of fruits there then suddenly feel guilty.