What’s your favorite food color?Do you know the benefits of different colors in food?
I have this book that talks about 5 color groups, their benefits and recipes. Don’t worry if you don’t read chinese, I’ll make a short summary for you!
Black: Antioxidant Powerhouse
Examples: Eggplant / Blueberries /Black fungus/Black chicken/ Black rice / Seaweed
Red: Cardiovascular protector
Examples: Tomato / Strawberry / Cherry / Chinese red date / Goji berry / Aduki bean / Pomegranate / Red meat
Green: Elements of life (Green blood)
Examples: Spinach / Br occoli / Kale / Kiwi / Mung bean / Green tea / Olives
Orange: Immunity forte
Examples: Kabocha / Cor n / Papaya / Orange / Egg yolk/ Ginger / Peanut
White: The cornerstone of Human Nutrition
Examples: Milk / Garlic / Tofu / White fungus / Lotus root / Radish / Oat / Almond / Cauliflower / Chicken / Shrimp
I try to incorporate 5 colors everyday in my meals, although my favorites food are more concentrated in Green and OrangeWhat about you? What is/are your main food color groups?
Breakfast: oats + flax meal + preserves
I made a big batch of rice. Mixed between black and brown rice.
Lunch: stir fry of lotus roots, chinese cabbage, tofu, orange pepper and kimchi, with sesame oil and soy sauce.
Dinner: I opened a jar of these baby corns that I got from Foodbuzz Festival
baked salmon with sesame-miso sauce with veggies, steamed broccoli and cherry tomatoes
Dessert: KABOCHA to complete the 5 color groups!
Sunday’s plan: 1/2 day work, cleaning, baking, groceries, yoga?, RELAX!
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