August 6, 2020

Nutrition tip: cereals are not just for kids!


Why canton the cereals to your morning bowl with milk and a good coffee? In a bowl of milk, or stewed with curried pork, the cereals are excellent for staying in form all day. Indeed, they represent a great source of vitamins and count only very few calories, so ideal if you want to keep the line!

The advantages of cereals
Rich in vitamin E and vitamin B, the cereals have particularly interesting anti-oxidant properties. Vitamins E and B help fight against skin aging, that is, they help us fight wrinkles that cause us so much concern. The cereals are also filled with iron, magnesium and potassium, all you need to keep the form. In addition, they will be particularly appreciated by all those who suffer from intestinal problems because the cereals contain a lot of fiber that facilitates digestion.


It is therefore recommended to consume at least a portion of cereals with each meal, but do not panic, the cereals hide in many foods that are cooked daily without knowing it. There are many varieties of cereals : common wheat, durum wheat, barley, maize, rye, buckwheat, oats. They are found for example in bread, rusks, semolina and pasta.
Our advice : to fill up with nutrients prefer the cereals complete.
Good to know: the bark rich in nutrients, unlike the cereals refined, will not be removed.


Small cereal recipes, easy to prepare:
Cereal smoothie
ingredients:

  • 30 grams of cereals with red fruits
  • 70 grams of fresh pineapple
  • Half an apple (Golden)
  • 40 grams of fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
Preparation:
  • Peel and cut the fruit into pieces. Mix pineapple, apple, 30 gr of raspberries, lemon, honey and 50ml of water together. Spend your fruit purée with a fine strainer to get a smoothie.
  • Using a mini chopper, make a coulis with the remaining 10 gr of raspberries and a tablespoon of water. Pass the coulis to the fine strainer.
  • Put in a big glass half of cereals, then the smoothie, the rest of the cereals and raspberry coulis.

Little tip: for a smoothie cereals even more greedy, you can also incorporate white chocolate chips into your preparation. Yum yum


Chicken with curry and cereals
Ingredients:

  • 3 carrots
  • 200 gr of green beans
  • 2 onions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 box of mushrooms of Paris
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 2 farm chicken legs
  • 1 bag of cereals complete
Preparation:
  • Cut the vegetables and chicken into pieces. Peel the garlic cloves and chop them.
  • Fry the chicken in a wok and add the garlic and the curry powder.
  • Add 30 cl of water and pour the vegetables. Cook for about ten minutes.
  • Pour in the coconut milk and cook for another 10 minutes over low heat.
  • Finally, add your cereals.
It's ready, you can enjoy!

Growing Healthy Babies - Stanford Children's Health (August 2020)