In a plan to take care of your health and your weight you do not have to give up the dressings as long as they are healthy and do not mean a load of sodium, fat and empty calories.
Your taste buds want to be delighted and your body needs fats to function, Give the body what it asks for, but with the right ingredients!
We present you an option of Creamy and spicy dressing perfect for your vegetables, tacos and toasts. It works like a sour cream substitute.
(Makes 2 cups)
- 1 ½ cups raw cashews
- ¾ cup of water
- 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- green chili to taste
- Soak the cashews overnight or cover with boiling water soak for an hour
- Pour in all the soaking water and drain the cashews.
- Put the cashews soaked in water, lemon, vinegar and salt in the blender.
- Mix for about 3 minutes until you want it consistently, scraping down the sides of the blender if necessary.
This dressing can stay for a week in the refrigerator.
Why is this dressing healthy?
It has no added sugar, it is low in sodium, its fats are good and its ingredients bring benefits to your health.
Cashews are especially rich in Unsaturated fats, a category of fats linked to a lower risk of premature death and heart disease. Provide protein, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, iron, thiamine, and fiber. Its nutrients provide energy, and promote brain health, the immune system and bone health.
Its rich content of fiber and protein can help reduce hunger and increase the feeling of satiety.
Lemons are a good source of vitamin C. Favors the collagen production, the cicatrization of wounds and improves iron absorption present in foods of plant origin and also contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system to protect the body against disease.
Adding 1 or 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to your daily diet can help you lose fat. A study in humans indicates that in addition to reducing fat, it can lower triglycerides in the blood.
Acetic acid in apple cider vinegar is the substance that promotes reduced appetite and increases the fat burning, according to animal studies.
Chili too contains vitamin C and it is rich in compounds phenolic (protective effect against cardiovascular diseases and its antioxidant properties), vitamin E and other vitamins.
Consume spicy stimulates the release of endorphins, substances of the brain that produce a sensation of pleasure.
The chiles They stimulate metabolism and are low in calories. Capsaicin and other capsaicinoids can increase metabolism by 4–5% per day, increasing the burn fat and reduce appetite.