Healthy and tasty all the way with Alce Nero

December 29, 2016

Festive season eating can be a challenge as it can be expensive, while it may not be as healthy due to the ingredients used and the cooking methods. More so if you have resolved to eat healthy.
Alce Nero, the leading organic brand in Italy, is encouraging eco-conscious and health conscious connoisseur of food to try out a full-course of healthy meals this season and into the new year, using its exciting range of pastas, extra virgin olive oil, honey, tomato sauce and jam.
All Alce Nero products are 100% organic, certified by European Union law including the crop, the land on which it was grown, the factory in which it was processed, as well as the procedures and ingredients used for all produce are organic certified. So you can rest assured that you are giving your loved ones the healthier option.
For this festive season, Alce Nero has developed a full-course meal in delightful ways that are simple to prepare while enhancing the all- natural taste. Among the Alce Nero picks are Tomato Soup, Baked Prawns with Creamy Tomato Sauce and Cheese, Salted Egg Spaghetti with Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet, Jam Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears and Honey Mocktail. These recipes will make a harmonious four course meal, or can be enjoyed by themselves or combined with other dishes.
Add a kick to the festive season and the New Year with Alce Nero Tomato Sauce with Chili. Tomatoes are high in many vitamins and antioxidants, including lycopene, which makes them a very healthy choice and grants them the status of “superfood”. Alce Nero products are made from tomatoes that have been processed when ripe, thus preserving all their goodness and disease-fighting benefits.
For the entrée, Baked Prawns with Creamy Tomato Sauce and Cheese that is flavorful and healthy as it uses Alce Nero Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is known for its heart healthy benefits, and is high in vitamins and anti-oxidants. This can balance out the bad cholesterol in the prawns, allowing you to indulge without guilt.
For a taste of east-meets-west try the hot culinary trend of salted egg yolks and honeyed soy, with the quintessentially Italian pasta, Salted Egg Spaghetti with Honeyed Soy Fish Fillet. This unique yet familiar taste win everyone’s approval. It uses Alce Nero spaghetti that has a lower glycemic index and higher protein content, making it suitable for diabetics.
Foods with lower glycemic index (GI) are a useful addition to the diet for its slower digestion and absorption, producing a gradual rise in blood sugar and insulin levels, and has proven benefits for health. Low GI diets have been shown to improve both glucose and lipid levels in people with diabetes (type 1 and type 2). They have benefits for weight control because they help control appetite and delay hunger. Low GI diets also reduce insulin levels and insulin resistance.
A full-course meal will not be complete without dessert. For a healthier spin this festive season, Jam Filled Hotcakes with Honey Poached Pears is a guaranteed showstopper. Dazzle family members and friends with a variety of Alce Nero Organic Jam that range from strawberry, plum, peach and mixed berries. Alce Nero’s fruit jams are made from a high content of superior quality organic fruits; 270g of fruit make 270g of finished fruit jams that contain no added sugar, pectin, preservatives or additives, for the natural taste and aroma of fruit.
To conclude a Honey Mocktail will set the tone for the New Year and beyond. Honey and pineapple in this mocktail are perfect combination for the sweet and sour taste and no other sweeteners are required. Opt for Alce Nero Acacia Honey as it is pure and natural honey with natural anti-bacterial qualities. It is not subjected to preservative heat treatments and thus retains its health-giving nutrients.
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