Taste the Rainbow, a colourful diet is what it’s all about! We give you a better and colourful reason to increase your fruit and vegetable intake. This is the most nutritious salad to ensure a healthy diet. What is more interesting is that you can choose assorted colors of fruits and vegetables to make this special salad. This way you can make sure you get enough nutritional value from all the vegetables and fruits that you include in the rainbow salad.
You have to keep in mind to complete color spectrum when you include each ingredient from color group. All of the 5 colour groups; red, orange, yellow, green and purple will give you high amounts of vitamins and minerals. By including all the colours, you make sure that you consume the entire nutrient available to you through food. (ALSO READ: 5 ways to stay more energetic this festive season!)
Start with a salad dressing in a mason jar. Start adding red rajma beans followed by cherry tomatoes to give you sufficient amount of protein, antioxidants. For the orange layer add grated carrots, which is a rich source of beta carotene and fiber content. For the yellow layer add a bit of sweet corn, which will provide you with vitamin B, vitamin C, magnesium and potassium.
Cucumber and capsicum will form the green layer of your rainbow salad. Cucumber will keep you hydrated; it is also helpful in reducing damaging effects of stress. Capsicum will boost your metabolism and strengthen your immunity. Add a bit of shredded red cabbage, to provide your body with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Finish the layering by adding a last layer of black grapes to trigger weight loss, control blood sugar level and protect your body from infections. Check out the video below to know how to add color to your plate and pack in lots of nutritious salad to ensure a healthy diet!