Colorful foods are packed with important antioxidants and nutrients.
Purple foods contain anthocyanins, which are health-promoting chemicals that help protect cells and heal your body, they say. The purple pigment in fruits and vegetables contain flavonoids, including resveratrol, which can help decrease blood pressure.
Include these purple vegetables into your diet at least 4-5 days a week for a wealth of incredible health benefits!
Students will learn the following recipes:
Eggplant Curry with potatoes, tomatoes, garlic and spices
Curried Purple Cabbage with green peas and spices
And one of the following recipes:
Curried Purple Cauliflower (if in season)
Curried Purple Potatoes (if in season)
Curried Purple Long Beans (if in season)
Curried Purple Carrots (if in season)
Students will also learn to make Basmati Rice and Raita (a yogurt & veggie condiment).
Blue and purple produce have many different nutrients includ ing, lutein, zeaxanthin, resveratrol, Vitamin C, fiber, flavonoids, ellagic acid, and quercetin. Many of these nutrients are also found in red fruits and vegetables, as well.
Duration: 2 hours
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