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These are the healthiest foods of the season

These are the healthiest foods of the season

Cherries, vibrant flavor

It is a fruit that brings us great health benefits. It has antioxidants, which help reduce heart disease, vitamin A, C and E; potassium, magnesium, iron and fiber and also has few calories. In addition to sweet jams and delicious cakes you can also use cherries to enrich savory dishes. Take note:

- Cheese and walnut salad with cherries. In a fountain, put mixed lettuce. On them, diced fresh cheese, washed, pitted and sliced ​​cherries and nuts. Season with cherry vinegar, oil and salt.

- Cherry Gazpacho. Put in the blender 1 kg of tomatoes, 40 g of onion, 1/2 clove of garlic, 20 g of green pepper, 150 g of breadcrumbs, 200 g of boneless cherries, oil, vinegar and salt. Beat, go through the Chinese and cool.

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Carrots: Prepare for the sun

Carrots contain high amounts of beta-carotene and are rich in vitamin A, minerals and antioxidants that are beneficial for health, especially for the skin.

We propose 3 ways to cook with carrots:

Carrot cream: Pocha an onion cut in julienne. Add about 7 washed and cut carrots. Water with 1 liter of vegetable stock, salt and pepper and cook 15 min. Crush and add 150 ml of liquid cream. Mix and serve.

Carrot hummus: Bake 200 g of carrots cut in sticks and brush strokes with oil at 180º C, about 20 minutes. Crush the carrots with 100 g of cooked chickpeas, parsley, 1 teaspoon of tahini and the juice of 1/2 lemon. Salt and pepper

Carrot cake with frosting: Prepare a cake with the usual ingredients, adding 350 g of grated carrots at the end. Bake about 75 min, at 180º C. Cover with a spread cheese glaze and decorate with fondant figures.

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Iron-rich nettles

It is a food high in calcium, iron and vitamins A, C and K, ideal to fight anemia. In addition, it is diuretic and eliminates toxins.

Take them in infusions or in dishes such as tortillas or biscuits.

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Anchovies: The Guardians of the Heart

The anchovy is a blue fish with a high content of Omega-3 fatty acids, a type of healthy fat that helps prevent cardiovascular disease, control cholesterol and triglycerides, and prevent thrombus formation.

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Further…

The season of the nectarines begins. Enjoy them in salads, jams and delicious desserts.

Did you know?

The peach, thanks to its large amount of antioxidants and beta-carotenes, helps to care for and rejuvenate our skin.

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