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How to prepare Vegetarian Ceviche

Last week I made this delicious vegetarian ceviche based on cauliflower, avocado, and lime. It is a dish full of flavor and also a delicious alternative for people who do not eat fish or seafood. Its flavor has nothing to envy to the traditional ceviche. At home, although we are not vegetarians, we like to have meat-free days. To prepare this ceviche I used a very versatile ingredient that also pays a lot in different types of food: cauliflower. I hope you like this vegetarian version of the ceviche and get ready to prepare it at home soon.


  • one fresh and ripe Hass avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and diced
  • one cup cauliflower, diced
  • two diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • one tablespoon jalapeƱo, chopped
  • one minced garlic clove
  • one tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped
  • one tablespoon of lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • one tablespoon olive oil


1. In a large bowl, combine avocado, cauliflower, tomato, onion, jalapeno, garlic, coriander, lime juice, salt, and olive oil.

2.Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with home fries.

3.Suggestion: Serve as an aperitif or accompaniment.

Health Benefits Of Drinking Coffee


Some of the food habits are popular across the world and is a common thing in their day to day life for most people. And that includes few popular drinking habits too, such as drinking coffee or tea. Drinking coffee is a very popular habit and for some, it could even be an addiction or a relaxation habit.

Few people have the sensation of their daybreak not having happened till they sip a cup of coffee. Even in the past couple of decades, few physicians have been stating excessive drinking of coffee could cause harm to health.
Now, here is really good news to coffee lovers and research has found there are several health benefits of drinking coffee and some of them are here.

As coffee contains several chemical compounds in its brew, the coffee can be a real nutritional drink with some of the chemical compounds in it is really good to health.

The caffeine content in coffee depending on the timing when the coffee is drunk helps to suppress adenosine which is a chemical that actually slows down your brain activity.

The best of all is coffee helps to lighten up or elevate your mood thereby helps in fighting depression.

Also, it can help you to lose weight and at the same time is also good for your liver.

Easy Tips for Planning a Healthy Diet & Sticking to It

Every one of us wants to have good health however we don’t have enough knowledge and awareness on what to eat when to eat and how much to eat. This can be done easily with the help of a diet plan chart which would contain the list of foods that we can eat, along with the nutritional requirements of our body and nutrition information on the ingredients of that food. By correlating the above two information we can easily prepare a diet chart with what food to eat and on which day of the week and we can stick to that.

Here are few easy tips for planning a healthy diet and sticking to it, the first tip would be to have a health check-up with a physician and then based on the results to consult a dietitian, who would help us to understand which nutrition is in excess and which is less in our body. They would suggest to us the nutrients that need to be present in our regular diet, and we need to look up for food varieties that are prepared using those fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, and such products that would contain the required nutrients. And these food varieties should be listed in our diet chart and when we regularly follow them and intake these foods, we can stay healthy, simple, and easy!

Foods That Are High on Protein

Among all the nutrients, protein is a highly essential requirement for the body. Proteins are made up of amino acids that are required for the maintenance and repair of everyday tissue or cell damage that various parts of our body undergo due to all of our physical activities.

There are lots of diet supplements available in the market that have a high concentration of proteins and even if you consider any nutritional drink in the market, it would contain high amounts of protein content, however it is always recommended to intake proteins in their natural form through meat and grains foods because any when nutrition had in our diet in their natural form shall be well absorbed by our body.

  • Some of the foods that are high on protein are whole grains, meat varieties, fruits, and vegetables.
  • When it comes to meat varieties, Turkey, Fish, Pork, and Beef have very high protein content and hence food recipes based on these meat varieties need to be had in our diet.
  • Among milk products, cheese, yogurt, milk, and soy milk, have a good amount of milk protein. In vegetables, Beans are high on protein.
  • Apart from these several nuts and seeds such as seeds, peanuts, almonds, and fruits and vegetables like pumpkin, squash and watermelon have a good amount of protein.
  • Milk, fruits, and vegetable protein content when had as raw juices and drinks will be very effective.


Lesser known Health Benefits of consuming Sea Foods

Among all kinds of food products and varieties, fruits, grains and vegetables have so much of nutritional value in them, however people still go for meat products too because they contain more protein and other essential vitamins which are unique and are less present in other food elements. Apart from these, there are the sea foods which contain much more concentrated amount of nutritional content and some essential vitamins which could not be easily found in any other food product. There are so much of health benefits of sea foods and here are few.

When it comes to sea foods, the primary type is the fishes, which have Omega-3 fatty acids which are vital food factors that can improve health and reduces the risk of heart related diseases and problems, in addition reduces fat in blood, reduces the risk of sudden death due to cardiac arrest and significantly helps to lower and maintain normal blood pressure.

Fish of different types like salmon, tuna, snapper and swordfishes are rich in protein and in taking them regularly in diet improves your skin condition, brightens your eyes, is good for your bone joints and on the whole makes you look and feel healthier.