Healthy Desserts: Myths and Challenges while tasting!
Healthy Desserts: Myths and Challenges while tasting!
You might think that saying "healthy desserts" means forcing the limit and believing too much in a world without consequences. But we have good news for you: desserts can be part of a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Obviously if we eat them with moderation. Depending on our diet and physical activity, once or twice a week, a portion of dessert will not harm our health.
Healthy desserts - 3 myths and 4 quick proposals
The World Health Organization recommends that in the total energy mix intake should be: 55-75% carbohydrates, 15-30% fat, and 10-16% ProTides. This is daily, and to see what this means for an adult, it's about 275 to 375 g of carbohydrate, between 33 and 67 g of fat and between 75 and 100 g of ProTides.
Myths are as many as how many opinions and studies. We chose the most common and we offer you an alternative of healthy desserts from the Salad Box menu.
Myth 1: Sugar has no nutritional value. FALSE
Sugar contains calories. And these are the equivalent of the energy they provide. There are 4 food components that supply calories, thus energy for the body: protein (4 calories / gram); carbohydrates (4 calories / gram); alcohol (7 calories / gram); fat (9 calories / gram).
A good balance between calorie intake and burning can be the beginning of a diet that will shape your body.
Salad Box Chia pudding with peaches, musli crunch and almond flakes. It contains in the 200g portion: the highest number of proteins in our dessert products: 14.60 Proteins. And 53.00 Carbohydrates, 21.30 Lipids.
And most importantly, it contains that healthy sweet that does not make you feel guilty but spoiled.
Myth 2: Desserts are forbidden to diet. FALSE
Desserts have received an unfair reputation unjustly. The fact that are often called temptations, they are avoided and denigrated is a myth that propagates and you can defeat today. In fact, an international study has measured the effects of total elimination of everything you like from eating when you're on the diet. And surprise: those who refrain from eating the things they are fond of, are those who are most likely to overstate in the longer term.
Greek yogurt with muesli crunch, bananas and honey. With a 200 grammage contains: Carbohydrates 43.60, Proteins 13.10, Lipids 8.80.
To make a comparison, look how many Carbohydrates, Proteins and Lipids contain a milk chocolate with apples and peaches.
100 grams of product:
Milk chocolate: Carbohydrates 49, Protein 6.9, Lipids 39.90.
The idea of eating something sweet at breakfast seems sinful. But another study to disassemble this myth says that a 600 calories breakfast containing fruit, fiber, protein and something good to quench your lust makes the road to a perfect body simpler and easier unnoticed.
Chia Pudding with Banana, Peanut Butter and Musli Crunch: Grammage 200g and Carbohydrates 41.50, Protein 16.60, Lipids 24.30.
Here's how the calories report on proteins, lipids and carbohydrates.
1 gram of protein has 4 calories
1 gram of carbohydrates has 4 calories
1 gram of fat or lipid has 9 calories
And for those who do not believe a myth, or do not listen to diets but want something healthy in the morning, for them, their children or grandmother who wants something sweet, another dessert based on yogurt there is the Salad Box solution.
Greek yogurt with blueberry jam, muesli crunch and cranberry.
The most appropriate is to consume desserts made in-house. That's how we can control the amount of sugar we add, as well as the rest of the ingredients. An example of simple dessert: a combination of fruit cheese. You can use a fine cheese (cheese cream, mascarpone, etc.) and seasonal fruits such as strawberries.
But if you do not have time, then at the Salad Box the dessert menu is ready, natural, fresh and not at all sinful.
Nutritionist's advice for healthy desserts:
"It is recommended that instead of dessert we eat rather solid foods. They require mastication, and will give you a longer saturation. It also occupies more space in the stomach and the dessert is digested in a longer time. It eliminates the risk that we will use another source of food immediately after its consumption. Thus, we avoid increasing our caloric intake. "- Iulia Hădărean, Nutritionist-dietician
* Ingredient of the Week at Salad Box *
Cranberry - because the list of benefits is long, long to read as long as you eat a portion of our delicious desserts or a salad that can contain this wonderful ingredient. Whether you eat them fresh or dehydrated, they only have 46 calories per 100g and they offer you vitamin C (16% of RDI), provitamin A, vitamins B1 and B2, vitamin E (8% of RDI), niacin, retinol , phosphorus, potassium, manganese (17% of RDI), fibers (5% of RDI), salicylic acid and, in smaller amounts, essential fatty acids omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9.
@ sarahfs3122017 shows on its Instagram account, how it can be combined the appetite with lifestyle by consuming the Greek yoghurt with cranberry jam, musli crunch and cranberry.
#SOCIAL: Use #saladboxhungary and we will post your creation on Instagram.
Nutritional calculator for your lusts - Choose from menu and find out what you eat.
BOILED EGG: CALORIES, IDEAS, RECOMMENDATIONS
BOILED EGG: CALORIES, IDEAS, RECOMMENDATIONS
It's been a long time to recover after the Spring holidays, so let's go back to a spring favorite and re-enter it in our daily meals.
Egg contains all the essential amino acids, so they are a complete protein. So we recommend again the egg. As an element in your salads it answer 3 frequently asked questions. Here's why they are awaiting you, freshly prepared in your salads, at Salad Box, eggs for extra color, taste and health.
Boiled egg - the option you need to try and why
We've talked in a previous blog about the data that sometimes passes by lust and taste, and focuses on figures. We take them into account when it comes to desserts, but sometimes even when choosing the ingredients for salads, we create at Salad Box.
Because eggs sometimes have a negative reputation when it comes to diet, let us first answer the questions for those worried about this.
Question 1: How many calories does an egg have and what is it recommended for?
How many calories have an egg:
Although the proteins are in glair, yolk is also valuable for the source of healthy fats and the beta carotene it contains.
Glair - it has no fat, and carbohydrates are just 1.1 grams. It contains about 16 kcal and 4 g of protein and is rich in vitamin B2.
Yolk - provides 155 calories per gram, derived from 12.6 g protein and 10.6 g of fat. And it is rich in vitamin B12 and Selenium.
To make a comparison, for 100 grams of product- fried egg, content is: 196 Calories, 13.6 Proteins, 15.3 Lipids, 0.9 Carbohydrates.
Question 2: What can I choose from the menu if I'm on the diet?
Caesar Salad is an option with fewer lipids, for those with a clear TO DO list. Ingredients: Cucumber, Mozzarella, Egg, Green salad, Chicken grill. With 370g mass, it contains: 42.5g Carbohydrates, 41.3g Proteins and only 26.20g Lipids.
Question 3: Why add boiled egg to my favorite salad?
We recommend to mix them: your favorite salad plus an extra ingredient- egg.
Because it fits perfectly with sweet, sour or salty, it is the ideal ingredient that brings on a significantly contribution to the health resources.
And not just that, if you give us a tag to your sunny salad with an egg’s yolk, we will post on our page the combination.
Nutritionist's advice for boiled egg:
"Egg is the best protein source of all foods (egg protein bioavailability is 100%, compared to meat that reaches 97-98%). This tells us that our body gets to use them at their maximum capacity. "- Iulia Hădărean, Nutritionist-dietician
* Dressing of the week at Salad Box *
Emma with Avocado and Oregano - Because it will perfectly complement the color palette and will complete the taste of egg salads. The fine balance between the bitter and sweet, with flavors of the Mediterranean summer garden and the fresh feeling, will be your favorite and you may have a new To Go dressing.
Combine this week’s dressing with the recommended Salads or with those you create.
@domokostimea - a trainer, dancer and nutritionist, shows us her option for a salad with extra egg only good for the #healthyfood and #afterworkout category.
SOCIAL: Use #saladboxhungary. We will post on our Salad Box Instagram your creations.
Nutritional calculator for your lusts - Choose from menu and find out what you eat
Get ready to meet our new
It is that time of the year when temperature drops and the days grow shorter. As the weather cools down, meals heat up. Salad Box is proud to have a passionate team that has been hard at work developing new health-conscious dishes to keep you warm. Get ready to meet our new Pumpkin Soup!
We couldn’t think of any better way to celebrate autumn than enjoying the hot and nourishing Pumpkin Soup. It will warm you up from the inside on these icy days. As our soup-spiration project goes on, we want to make sure you are familiar to the health benefits of consuming delicious and nourishing soup. If not, please give us a second, and read below!
Unlike other cooking methods, soup retains the nutritional value of vegetables. Considering that many of us are looking to increase the intake of veggies and their vitamins, the new Pumpkin Soup is the perfect choice. Only 100 gr of raw pumpkin contains 100% of the daily vitamin A requirements. It is also rich in antioxidants and potassium, copper, magnesium , phosphorus, iron and zinc. Make sure you are keeping your body happy and charged by nourishing it with our new pumpkin delight.
Pumpkin Soup makes for a quick and easy comfort food. With this definite autumn chill in the air, happy food is needed. It has been proved that eating high nutritional meals, improves the wellness of our body and mind. So, don’t hesitate to try our new soup to keep yourself nourished and energized throughout the coming cool days.
Because it is so light, our new soup is perfect to be paired with a salad or a drink or to be consumed as a meal on its own especially if you add some croutons. It will help you lose or maintain your weight without feeling hungry. If you battle with a few extra kilos, the sedentary mood that cool days bring along is not your best pall. Stay fit by eating low calorie foods, but don’t forget to offer your body enough nutritional income. The Pumpkin Soup is your perfect ally in this journey. It will keep you nourished and healthy.
Make the best of this season! We know life is not all about food, but it sure matters much. Grab a cup of Pumpkin Soup and hide under a blanket to enjoy a good book or a good movie. Allow us to be part of your journey. We just want to turn it into something awesome. Food is life! Make it good!
light, tasty and wholesome
This year the rounds of heat grow stronger at the end of summer. As the weather heats up so does our passion for healthy food and our commitment to help you eat properly. We know time is not our friend when it comes to eating healthy, that’s why we decided to do something and cut it down from the list of excuses. Salad Box brings on the new portable, hand-held, easy and fun to eat Wraps.
We care about your wellbeing! We want you to feel healthy and confortable wearing your body. It is known that great health begins with balanced nutrition. Good news is you don’t have to eat less, you just have to eat smart. We are sure it’s not always easy to nourish your body with essential nutrients, giving our busy schedules, which is why we developed a new product to help you through: Nutrimix.
So what exactly is Nutrimix? It is a power-packed nourish bowl, a concept that is highly appreciated worldwide. It is based on two main principles: balance and contrast.
Balance. You can go crazy when choosing ingredients for your favorite Nutrimix. Don’t worry, we got it all planned out. While mixing a whole rainbow of ingredients and seasoning it in any number of ways, the basic formula always remains the same. These way we make sure to power-pack every Nutrimix with all the nutrients needed to fill you up, ignite your energy and spark your soul. The best bowls balance a combination of whole grains, lean protein, healthy fats, and fresh vegetables or fruit. Carbs, proteins, vitamins and good fats… Nutimix hits them all and brings out a healthy dish option for any meal of the day.
Contrast. It is all about the delicious mix-ins and bold combinations. The whole idea is to bring together all the things that make you feel extremely good, and combine them into one tasty creation. Nutrimix juggles with colors, textures, shapes and cooking methods that were never brought together before. It contains ingredients that are boiled (rice, quinoa), as well as grilled (halloumi, chicken, beef, sweet potato ) or served raw. On the same plate you will find hot and cold, creamy and crispy, all sorts of shapes, any type of flavor… everything and anything that will elevate your health and will live you filling all sorts of awesome.
Nutrimix is as good to look as it is to eat. We are waiting for you in any of our restaurants to come and enjoy its beautiful balance and delicious taste.
Every day we all hear we need to consume food for the vitamins our body needs. Without them, our skin loses elasticity, our bones weaken, our immunity is lowered, our organs and systems do not function at their full capacity, we get more tired and we can't concentrate well.
Find out which of the YOU + salads
suits you best!
The You + salads range has been thoughtfully designed to meet today's nutritional needs and bring extra benefits.
Dare To Create Your Unique And Delicious Salad
The new ingredients give you whole new taste experiences and new possibilities to personalize your favorite salad.
WHAT SHOULD WE EAT IN AUTUMN?
EAT IN AUTUMN?
Eating seasonal foods is the best way to feed your body.
super healthy ingredients!
There is a wide variety of foods with a positive impact on human health, making it difficult to select only a few. With all recent research based on the nutritional value, we chose six of them: avocado, broccoli, sweet potatoes, courgette, dried tomatoes, parsley and Kale cabbage.
a source of nutritious substances
You have definitely seen in various hypermarkets or even kitchens small, bright green colored little grains. There are the so-called germinated seeds or germs, for short. Curiosity is known to open our appetite, so let’s find more about these germs.
and their benefits
Known as wild fruits by the ancient Greeks and Romans and highly valued in the Middle Ages, strawberries (Fragraria ananassa) have been grown in ImageEuropean gardens only since the 18th century, being in fact a hybrid between wild strawberries from North America and Chile.
THE FAVORITE OF AMERICAN MILLIONAIRES
With colors ranging from green to violet, with smooth or crinkled leaves and related with the Romanian cabbage, the broccoli, the cauliflower or the brussel sprouts, kale is one the most nutritious foods on earth.
EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR PRIZE IN 2015, AWARDED TO
Dan Isai - CEO at Salad Box
In its annual competition EY designated Dan Isai CEO of Salad Box, the winner of the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 prize. The company he’s leading has quickly put its mark on the market, proving in just a few years that its business model is highly appreciated.