What we can Eat During Fasting !!
Food provides us with the building blocks for a healthy and vital body. On a day-to-day basis, we consume various kinds of foods, some are nutritious and healthy, some not so much.
Therefore, if we are fasting, use this great opportunity to cleanse and detox your body. A lot of people fast weekly, which is the best way to maintain a healthy body and slow down the aging process, however even if we do it only once or twice a year, it will have a positive effect on our body and lives.
Pulses : such as lentils beans and chickpeas. They are a key ingredient in traditional cooking around the world, basic on the Greek Mediterranean diet as they are very high in protein and fibre and the mainly …..absolutely delicious!!
Tahini : is a thick paste made from ground sesame seeds. It's most commonly used as a flavouring ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes such as hummus or with grilled aubergine to make baba ganoush. Tahini's flavour and adaptability also make it an ideal base to sauces to accompany vegetable or pulse-based dishes.
Halva : is an excellent sweet based on the traditional recipes across Greece and the Middle East It is made of tahini (sesame paste) often with the addition of dried fruits, nuts, cacao or honey. It has always been a popular due to its purely plant ingredients and the high nutritional value. It is also an ideal everyday dessert for serving after a lunch or dinner, or with Greek coffee.
Honey : is a natural, sweet liquid produced by bees from the nectar of flowers. honey has a range of benefits such as containing nutrients and is antibacterial, antiseptic, antioxidant and antifungal which benefit the skin and hair. Ideal for your breakfast, sweets or snacks.
Vegetable Pasta : which is not typically made from an unleavened dough of a durum wheat flour mixed with water or eggs, but with the addition of vegetables such as : beetroot, carrots, spinach, mushrooms. An amazing combination of colors, taste and high nutritional value.
Nuts : Packed with protein, fibre, essential fats, antioxidants and vitamins, nuts are one of this season's best buys. They can fill you up with energy and cover your appetite, in the most delicious and nutritional way.