HAZELNUT NICE CREAM Made With So Good Almond Fresh Original Unsweetened

Give your lazy afternoon a breezy satisfaction with refreshing creamy nice cream, perfect for a healthy snack or dessert!

INGREDIENTS:

METHOD:

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Top with extra hazelnuts and cacao nibs.

RECIPE TIPS:

  • As bananas become overripe, peel and place in the freezer. Frozen banana gives nice smooth creamy texture.
  • Be careful when roasting hazelnuts as they will burn very quickly.
  • Remove the hazelnut skins as they can have a bitter taste once roasted.

PREPARATION: 5 mins
COOKING TIME: Nil
DIFFICULTY: Easy
SERVES: Four

Nutrition Information Per Serve:

Energy (kJ) 755
(Cal) 180
Protein (g) 4
Fat (g) 11
Saturated Fat (g) 1
Carbohydrate (g) 16
– Sugars (g) 10
Dietary Fibre (g) 4
Sodium (mg) 12
Potassium (mg) 394
Calcium (mg) 58
Iron (mg) 0.9

8 Surprising Health Benefits Of Almond Milk That You Need To Know

Almond Milk is surely a latest fad while it comes with a lot of health benefits that you definitely want to try. Not only lactose-intolerant can savoir all the nutrients & good taste of almond milk, but also vegans or those who want to go for something new in taste, can make it a fabulous cow-milk substitute.

What is Almond Milk?

Almond Milk is made by blending almonds with water, which has creamy texture and nutty flavors that give a pleasant taste when you drink. Almond milk is one of those plant based milk which is enriched with high source of calcium, minerals, vitamins.

You can find Almond Milk with variety of flavors in most supermarkets in India, which also comes with zero cholesterol & Zero Preservatives.

Let’s roll our eyes on benefits of drinking Almond Milk:

  1. Light & Heart-Healthy:
    As opposed to dairy milk, Almond milk has no cholesterol or saturated fat. It also contains Omega-3 fatty acids which naturally prevents you from high blood pressure and heart disease.
  2. Say ‘Goodbye’ to Extra Fat:
    If you want to lose or maintain your current weight, non-dairy almond milk is perfect substitute for dairy milk. Ounce for once, almond milk has less fat & low calories. Compared to one cup of cow milk which consists of five grams of fat and 120 calories , Almond milk comes with the benefit of 2.5 grams & 60 calories.
  3. Be Healthy With Stronger Bone:
    As almond milk is the high source of nutrients, it offers 30% of recommended amount of calcium per day and 25% of daily recommended vitamin D. Regular consumption of Almond milk reduces the risk of arthritis & osteoporosis and provides nutrients to immune your body and to get healthy bones & teeth.
  4. Say Hello to Glowing Skin:
    Enriched with Vitamin E, Almond Milk is beneficial for your skin & hair. Vitamin E is one of the ani-oxidants found in Almond milk which protects your skin from sun damage.
  5. 100% Lactose -Free:
    Many people intolerant to lactose (milk sugar) in cow milk and face discomfort to digest it which leads them to bloating, diarrhoea and excessive gas. Unlike Cow’s milk, Almond milk is completely dairy free which makes it a great alternative choice for lactose-intolerant, vegans and those who are allergic to milk.
  6. Great Nutrient For Muscle Growth:
    If you want to give a regular boost to your immune system, Almond milk is worth to try. The non-dairy milk is fortified with essential vitamins higher than those found in dairy milk. It is also rich in plenty of vitamin B which essential for your muscle growth and healing.
  7. Non-diabetic:
    Regular consumption of almond milk does not impact on your blood sugar. Because of less carbs, it won’t unnecessarily increase your blood sugar levels, rather reduces the risk of diabetes.
  8. Enjoy The Nutty Flavoured Milk:
    Almond milk comes with its own unique flavour of nutty almonds and creamy texture. Those who are turned off by the taste of cow’s milk, this dairy free milk is perfect for them to relish.

Almond milk is gluten -free and it offers a perfect substitute to avoid milk allergies and it’s an excellent source of nutrients which benefits your health regime with daily mouthful intake.

Summer Special: BERRY OAT SMOOTHIE Recipe

Summer is here to scorch all day and make you tiered & thirsty at the same time. So, to quench your thirst and float you into relax mode, here we have come to treat your taste buds with yummiest Berry Oat Smoothie, and it is as tempting as nutritious when blended with SO Good Almond Milk Unsweetened.

This high fibre smoothie is a great hunger buster! Frozen berries and rolled oats bring a satisfying creamy texture to this nutritious drink.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups So Good™ Almond Milk Unsweetened
  • 250g frozen mixed berries
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 tbs linseed meal

PREPARATION: 5 mins
COOKING TIME: Nil
DIFFICULTY: Easy
SERVES: Four

METHOD:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender
  2. Pour So Good Almond Milk Unsweetened
  3. Blend until smooth
  4. Pour into serving glasses.

Nutrition Information Per Serve:

Energy (kJ) 425
(Cal) 102
Protein (g) 3
Fat (g) 4
Saturated Fat (g) 0.3
Carbohydrate (g) 12
Sugars (g) 7
Dietary Fibre (g) 4.1
Sodium (mg) 49
Potassium (mg) 241
Calcium (mg) 178
Iron (mg) 0.7

Yummy Pancakes Cooked With So Good Almond Fresh Unsweetened

Try BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES made with So Good Almond Fresh Unsweetened, the perfect breakfast or a delicious dessert. Gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free and so tasty! Who said pancakes weren’t healthy?

PREPARATION: 15 mins
COOKING TIME: 5 mins
DIFFICULTY: Easy
SERVES :  Six

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup buckwheat flour (Kuttu Atta)
  • 1 1/2 cup So Good Almond Fresh Unsweetened
  • 2 tbs flaxseed meal
  • 1 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 tbs olive oil

METHOD:

  1. Place all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Combine banana and So Good Almond Fresh Unsweetened and fold into dry ingredients until just combined.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan and using a 1/4 cup measure spoon mixture into pan. Cook on both sides until golden brown.

Nutrition Information Per Serve:

Energy (kJ) 637 
(cal) 152
Protein (g) 4.9
Fat (g) 6.5
Saturated Fat (g) 1
Carbohydrate (g) 17
Sugars (g) 5
Dietary Fibre (g) 3.6
Sodium (mg) 285
Potassium (mg) 299
Calcium (mg) 99
Iron (mg) 1.3

Recipe Tips:

  • Serve topped with sliced banana, flaked almonds, coconut shavings, maple syrup and coconut yogurt.
  • The natural sugars in the bananas sweeten the pancakes, use ripe bananas for the best taste

 

Have You Not Yet Switched To “Plant-Based” Milk? Do It Now.

Breaking- fast in the morning with a ‘King-size meal’ is must to start a freshening healthy day and it would be completely incomplete sans drinking milk. Wait. Here, we must mention, “Plant-based” milk. Yes, many have ditched cow milk and switched to plant-based milk since So Good Almond Milk and So Good Protein+Soy milk have been flying off the shelves from super markets.

What do marketers say?

Over the last few years, markets are witnessed of decreasing the demand of Cow milk and instead, the rising of alternative milk or plant-based milk is capturing the market place. Be it super market, online grocery shopping site or organic store; the consumption of plant-based milk are leading the market and trending as well. According to Wall Street Journal News, plant-based milk is finding its spaces in Indian refrigerators.

Plant based milk comes with its super benefits:

In this millennial generation, plant-based milk is pleaser for health cautious consumers. Almond, Soy, Coconut milk are one on one substitute for cow milk. Non-diary milk is not only best for lacto-intolerant but also great in taste. Low amount in fat, rich in calcium and entirely vegan are few greatness of plant-based milk. No wonder, its consumption and popularity are reaching sky-high position. “SO GOOD” has been launched in the market to present a variety of plant-based milk which is definitely a healthy alternative to ‘Moo-Milk’.

So, non-dairy milk has other benefit

  1. Rich in vitamins
  2. Suitable for people with weak digestive system
  3. Do not contain cholesterol
  4. High in minerals
  5. Perfect balance of mono and polyunsaturated fat

Let’s roll our eyes on few “SO GOODplant-based milk products which are naturally unsweetened, immunity booster and less in calories, gluten free, lacto free and high in calcium.

1. So Good Almond Fresh: Being naturally nutritious, it contains high level of iron, vitamin E, potassium and magnesium. This one is digest friendly, food to your brain and your diet companion.

2. LHF Soy Milky Tender Coconut: Famous for coconut’s innumerable benefits, LHF Soy Milky Tender Coconut” boosts your immune system and is perfect for those who are on vegan diet regime.

3. So Good Protin+Soy Milk: You will be benefited with lots of protein at every sip. Non-diabetic and low in fat, SO GOOD Protin+Soy Milk can be substitute to Cow milk in cooking your favorite dessert.

Over the last few years, plant-based milk is becoming the nutritional necessity that nutritionist or dietician has been keeping it on the top of our regular diet list and instead of cow milk, plant-based milk has increased their acceptance and accessibility in Indian kitchen and overseas domestic as well.