Healthy Tips to Include Pulses in Kids Diet

Healthy Tips to Include Pulses in Kids Diet

The year 2016 is commendable in case you are in love with the healthy tips of pulses. Why; just due to the fact that the 68th General Assembly of the UN has declared this year as the International Year of Pulses.

In case you are not getting me, pulses are legumes which may include beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas and are great for the overall well-being and health of humans.

Now that you are aware and you as an adult are happy to take it in the diet, will your kids oblige. Guess no and thus we have come up with some innovative ways with healthy tips which will make them take in pulses more:

Lentil And Mushroom Burger

Burgers are a hit with kids and thus why not incorporate the goodness of lentils in this very option to enhance their health factors! Try packing a burger with the goodness of a pulse base, mushrooms, onions and dry herbs, cheese, green veggies and you are good to go!

Lentils Served With Zucchini Ribbons

Zucchini Ribbons and Lentils

To create this, you would need dry lentils, zucchinis, and cherry tomatoes as the main ingredients and lemon, parsley, garlic powder, water, avocado, oil and salt for the dressing. To make this, boil and cool the lentils and cut the ribbons of the zucchini using a veggie cutter and keep them aside. Next, you would need to blend the pulses and the dressing ingredients and place it on already plated zucchini and cut cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle zucchini on the top and you are great to go!

Butter Bean Burgers Good as per Healthy Tips

This one again is a treat where the ingredients used are butter beans, quinoa flakes, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, grounded cinnamon, oil, brown rice, chia seeds, finely chopped onions, paprika, chilli flakes and salsa for seasoning. First step is to mash the beans in a bowl and add the other ingredients in another bowl and mix well. Next you need to take the burger mixture and make them into patty shape and let it stand after which you fry them till golden brown. Add butter bean mix and salsa and you can increase the interest in your kid in a jiffy! simple way to get the healthy tips.

Wasabi Bean Dip Mix

Your kids would love this dip which is made with the goodness of pulses where you need to get white beans (drained), garlic, wasabi powder, water, salt, olive oil, sesame oil and thawed and frozen edamame. The first step is to mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend well, barring the water. After the mix thickens, add water and salt and wasabi powder to taste good. Blend once more. Chill it or serve immediately with anything you like, your kids are going to enjoy it for sure and blessed by healthy tips.

 

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