Purple Foods

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Nutrition on Purple Foods AUTHOR NAME IN FULL CAPS Text Copyright © Author All rights reserved. No part of this guide may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Legal & Disclaimer Legal & Disclaimer The information contained in this book is not designed to replace or take the place of any form of medicine or professional medical advice. The information in this book has been provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. The information contained in this book has been compiled from sources deemed reliable, and it is accurate to the best of the Author's knowledge; however, the Author cannot guarantee its accuracy and…show more content…
During the journey you will learn about numerous health benefits of these noble foods, deep information on each and every purple food, how purple foods are superior compared to green foods and why you should have them on your plate every day. As we talk about the advantages of purple foods, we have also included a variety of tasty recipes made with purple foods. Fasten your seatbelts and let’s get rolling in to the amazing world of purple foods. Chapter 1: Prominence of Purple Foods The nutritionists and doctors and always recommend having a variety of colored foods on our platter. Such diversity is advised as each and every color of a particular food possesses unique properties that help us balance and maintain our overall health. In this book, I am going to highlight the significance of purple foods concerning health. The purple color signifies power, energy and memory. Anthocyanins present in the purple foods are powerhouses of antioxidants. These antioxidants have a key to various health promoting aspects. In addition, anthocyanins are found to be anti inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti allergic and anti carcinogenic [4]. Let us take an in depth look at variety of health benefits bestowed by the purple family. Protecting…show more content…
Purple sweet potatoes: 1 pound, peeled and cubed 2. Whole milk: 280 ml 3. Packed light brown sugar: 2/3 cup or 140 grams 4. Ground cinnamon: ¼ teaspoon 5. Vanilla extract: ½ teaspoon 6. Salt: a pinch 7. Fresh lime juice: a few drops Preparation: 1. Take water in a saucepan. Add cubes of sweet potatoes and bring to a boil. Once boiled, simmer the sweet potatoes on a low flame for 20 minutes. They should be fork tender. After simmering for 20 minutes, drain the sweet potatoes and let them cool. 2. Pour milk into a blender; add brown sugar, purple sweet potato cubes, cinnamon powder, vanilla extract and a small pinch of salt. 3. Blend it nicely to make a soft puree. Add 2-3 drops of lemon juice. Press the mixture through a mesh strainer, using a rubber spatula. 4. Let the mixture cool completely. 5. Freeze it in an ice cream maker for at least 5 hours. Baked Purple Sweet Potatoes [Adapted from http://civilizedcavemancooking.com] Total time: 40 minutes Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1. Purple sweet potatoes: 3, peeled and

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