Pina Colada Lassi: It is perfect on a hot summer day.
Ingredients: 150 ml chilled pineapple juice, 150 ml coconut milk, 150 ml thick sweetened yogurt, 1 cup crushed ice, 1/4 cup finely chopped pineapple pieces.
- Blend the pineapple juice, coconut milk, yogurt and crushed ice in a blender till smooth.
- Pour into chilled glasses, garnish each with finely chopped pineapple and serve!
This drink is filled with fresh fruit and other nutritious ingredients to help keep you refreshed and nourished in the coolest way and beats out the heat. Fresh pineapple also contains natural digestive enzyme known as bromelain, which helps breakdown protein.
Food contains a mixture of nutrients that interact with one another, sometimes they join forces, other times they cancel each other out. Many foods work well when eaten together because of the complementary nutrients each contains. When you consume food, certain dishes must be taken in combination with another to obtain better absorption and utilization of nutrients present in the foods.
Beta-Carotene/Vitamin A + Fat = Glowing Skin
Beta-carotene is turned into vitamin A in our body and this is not only important for healthy vision but also helps give your skin a youthful glow. Vitamin A also plays a vital role in a healthy immune and reproductive system. But being fat soluble vitamins it is better absorbed in the presence of fat.
Diet Tip: Add a few walnuts and almonds to your fresh cut fruits especially mangoes, papaya etc.