Hummus is a natural, vegan food that can be a part of virtually any diet. Chick peas are good source of cholesterol lowering fiber, as are most other beans. When combined with whole grains such as rice, chick peas provides virtually fat-free high quality protein.
In addition to its beneficial fiber on the digestive system and the heart, soluble fiber helps stabilize blood sugar levels. If you have insulin resistance, hypoglycemia or diabetes, beans like chick peas can really help you balance blood sugar levels while providing steady, slow-burning energy.
Salad is a mixture of fruits and vegetables with dressing or even without dressings and bread croutons are also added. Some salads include pasta, fish, cheese, etc., Leafy vegetable form an integral part of salads, due to their crisp nature, brightness and appealing nature.
Vegetables are good source of antioxidants and are low in calories and are highly suitable for weight loss diets. There are many nutrition benefits of salads but now here comes from recipe.......
Romaine Lettuce - 1 cup
Strawberry - 3-4
Banana - 1/2 sliced
Grape tomatoes - 5-6
White onion - 3-4 pieces sliced
Multi grain croutons - 4-5 pieces
Hummus - 4-5 tsp
Wash lettuce, strawberry,grape tomatoes, onion and keep aside.
In a medium bowl add all the ingredients except banana and hummus.
While serving add banana and hummus on top of it.
Serve with Milkshake, Smoothies or cup of coffee or tea.