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Bell pepper and baby corn salad

Bell pepper and baby corn salad  
Bell peppers contain folate and are a good source of vitamin A (from beta-carotene), vitamin B6 and vitaminC In adulthood, it is believed that bell peppers protect the body against rheumatoid arthiritis and may also prevent the development of cataracts. Red peppers have the edge on green ones in terms of nutritional value, as they contain more folate, an impressive nine times more beta-carotene and lots of lycopene. Lycopene is an important carotenoid and plays a valuable role in later life, by protecting against cancer and heart disease. Baby corn though not high in protein, is considered a healthy vegetable due to low carbs, high in fiber, good amount of vitamins a, c, iron and zero fat.  Combination of both gives a healthy bite.
Ingredients for Bell pepper and baby corn salad :
1 cup baby corn parboiled  1 cup red bell pepper roasted and sliced  1 cup yellow bell pepper roasted and sliced For garnishing  1 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon …

Tomato and cucumber salad

Next in salad series is very simple yet healthy salad i.e. Tomato and Cucumber salad . Sounds familiar ?? If you grew up in north India you've probably eaten Tomato and Cucumber salad with every meal ....to give an Indian twist to this salad sprinkle little chaat masala on it and for more healthy option omit or limit olive oil.




Ingredients for Cucumber and Tomato Salad:
4-6 medium tomatoes
4-5 small cucumbers, or 1 english cucumber
1 small onion, thinly sliced 
2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp distilled white vinegar
1 tsp fine sea salt, or 3/4 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp Pepper to taste freshly crushed 
2 Tbsp Green onion for garnish (optional)
How to make Cucumber and Tomato Salad 
Slice tomatoes and cucumbers and place them in a large bowl. Thinly slice onion and add them to the salad bowl. In a small bowl, stir together 2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil, 1 Tbsp vinegar, 1 tsp fine sea salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Just before serving ,drizzle your salad with dressing and add more salt …