“Thousands of tiles are like a fire dragon, and the sun’s cars don’t move, and the sweat melts.”The solar terms of the Slight Heat are getting closer, and we can actually clearly feel that the weather is getting hotter and hotter, so how should we change our diet at this time? Slight heat is approaching, learn to avoid mouth, eat less “2 white”, eat more “3 red”, don’t forget the old tradition.
Slight heat, heat means heat. Although the heat is not so strong at this time, it is enough to make people feel uncomfortable. For this reason, in terms of diet, we should control our mouths and eat less things that are likely to cause physical discomfort At the same time, pay attention to eating more red food, because red food can nourish the heart, and summer corresponds to the heart in the five internal organs of the human body. And some white things, we have to eat less.
What do the “2 whites” mean when you eat less?
The first type: white sugar
Sugar is very high in calories. If you consume too much at this time, it will be a big burden on the body, and it can easily cause the situation of getting angry. After entering the Slight Heat, the weather will become hot, and many people will eat something too sweet, such as drinking milk tea, eating ice cream, and various sweet and greasy dishes.
This is what we should learn to eat less, otherwise, it will easily lead to an increase in sugar and obesity, especially the elderly should eat less.
The second type: table salt
In hot summer, people will sweat more, and the body will lose more nutrients. At this time, some people want to eat salty food. The increase in blood pressure can even easily cause diseases, so we should eat lightly and control the intake of salt.
What do you mean by eating more “three reds”?
First Red: Tomato
In the summer season, if you feel that you have no appetite, you might as well consider tomato among the red foods. It contains a lot of vitamin C and has relatively comprehensive nutrition. It can be made into dishes. Kill two birds with one stone.
Recommended recipe:[Tomato Roast Tenderloin]
Required ingredients: 2 tomatoes, appropriate amount of tenderloin, minced ginger, minced garlic, starch, salt, pepper, vegetable oil, chicken powder
1. Wash the tomatoes, cut them into large pieces, then put them into a bowl and keep them for later use.
2. Put vegetable oil in the pot, put the cut and marinated tenderloin into the pot, and take it out after frying.
3. Leave the base oil in the pot, add the tomatoes and stir-fry. After sautéing until fragrant, add minced garlic and ginger, and then pour in the tenderloin.
4. After rubbing quickly on high heat, add salt and chicken powder, stir it evenly until it tastes good, then put it on a plate and take it out of the pan.
Second Red: Amaranth
As the old saying goes, “May amaranth, gold does not change”, this time is just a good time for amaranth, we can buy more and eat it, it contains a lot of calcium and trace elements, especially after cooking, the soup is red, looking at it It also whets the appetite.
Recommended recipe: 【Fried Shredded Chicken with Amaranth】
Ingredients needed: 1 handful of amaranth, 1 piece of chicken breast, onion, ginger, rice wine; vegetable oil, salt, monosodium glutamate
1. Clean the amaranth, then add a little salt, rub it, and take it out.
2. Pour an appropriate amount of water into the pot, add green onions, ginger and rice wine, then put in the cleaned chicken breast and cook thoroughly.
3. Take out the chicken breast, clean it, tear it into shreds and put it in a bowl, put oil in the pot, heat it up, pour in amaranth, and put in shredded chicken.
4. Stir-fry continuously on high heat, add salt, and when it is about to come out of the pan, we will add a little MSG to enhance the freshness.
Third Red: Carrot
Before and after Slight Heat, a cheap ingredient that is ignored by people is carrots. In summer, we are prone to lack of energy and feel sleepy. In addition, the loss of nutrients is more serious, so we can eat more carrots at this time, which is very harmful to the eyes. Well, at the same time, it can also supplement nutrition in time.
Recommended recipe:[Roasted Pork Belly with Carrots]
Required ingredients: 2 carrots, 400 grams of pork belly, vegetable oil, salt, star anise, sliced ginger, chicken essence
1. Clean the carrots, cut them into cubes, put them in a large bowl and keep them for later use.
2. Put vegetable oil in the pot, heat it up, put the cut pork belly in and stir-fry, stir-fry until fragrant, add star anise and sliced ginger.
3. Add a little sugar color, or put in soy sauce directly, then add a little boiling water to start stewing, and stew it until it becomes soft.
4. Then add carrots and stew until soft, and finally add salt and chicken essence, and you can eat it directly out of the pan.
【Food engraving talk】
When it comes to the solar term of Slight Heat, we should control the intake of sugar and salt, and eat more red vegetables, whether it is tomato, carrot or amaranth, which are more suitable vegetables at this time. They are rich in nutritional value and cheap It is also relatively affordable, and friends who like it can make it at home.