Root vegetables, though not all roots, are in fact bulbs that grow and thrive underground. These great nutrient stores are fascinating in their own ways and definitely worth exploring when rethinking or designing healthy menus for your loved ones. Parsnips, carrots, turnips, yams, beetroots, …..root vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and complex carbohydrates to support the body system. Truly powerhouses of nutrition, how many types of root vegetables do you know. Each has a distinct set of nutrients and health benefits. We list them ten most common ones here for your reading pleasure. Malaysia Singapore 1. Sweet potato Found in a variety of colours - including yellow, orange and purple Rich source of fibre, minerals, vitamins such as vitamin A, C and E and antioxidants which help promote healthy gut Excellent source of beta-carotene which helps support immune system [...]
What you choose for your baby is crucial in building his or her health and immunity. When it comes to selecting baby food, the options are varied and can prove to be overwhelming for the first time parent. One commonly asked question is: is spending on organic food for baby worthwhile? Our answer is, yes. Here’s why.
This year, ZENXIN invites you to celebrate our nation, our culture, our heritage, our history by taking on the inaugural ZENXIN Healthier You Challenge! Whether it be Laksa, Nasi Lemak, Char Kway Teow, Roti Canai, now’s the time for you to get creative! Be inspired by ZENXIN’s finest organic offerings and create your very own interpretation of this local delight right at home. Stand a chance to win prizes worth RM200 and for your recipe to be featured on ZENXIN’s official website and social media platforms!
Mee Sua Soup with Sliced Fish by Berlinda Goh This comforting, easy to digest Mee Sua Soup with Sliced Fish will soothe and nourish your little one. It is especially helpful when kids lose appetite or when they are not feeling well. The use of ZENXIN steamboat stock and shiitake mushrooms give umami flavour to the soup, simply add organic sweet corn for natural sweetness, thus reducing the need of using sodium-laden seasoning like salt or MSG. Pumpkin mee sua has a smooth and soft texture, the vibrant yellow colour that comes from organic pumpkin helps stimulate appetites too. 1 box Simply Natural Steamboat Stock150 g Fish Slices1 cob Organic Sweetcorn (cut into 5 pieces)4 pcs Organic Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms4 pcs Organic Baby Corn (halved lengthwise)6 sliced Organic Carrot1 bunch Organic English Spinach (cut into small section)2 bundles Simply Natural Pumpkin Mee SuaGarnishingSome Fried ikan bilis1 stalk Coriander/Spring onionSeasoning [...]
Slow Cooked One Pot Noodle by GK Daikon (aka white radish) has long been considered a superfood due to its ability to rebalance the digestive system, boost immune system and strengthen respiratory health. Prepare this for your little one especially during the common cold and flu season as the combination of organic daikon, carrot, tomatoes, onions and mushrooms are best known for containing nutrients that ensure a healthy immune system. Different types of fresh vegetables also makes the dish more flavourful. Choose any of your kids’ favourite baby noodles, in fact all of them are equally good as each contains at least 20% of fresh organic vegetables. 1/2 packet Simply natural Baby Noodle1/2 pcs Organic Small Daikon1/2 pcs Organic Carrot1 medium sized Organic Tomato6 pcs Organic Cherry Tomatoes1/2 pcs Organic Yellow Onion1 tbsp Tomato Paste300 ml Chicken Stock200 g pork2 tbsp Simply Natural Organic Olive Oil Extra Virgin1 tbsp [...]
The word “couscous” is of Berber origin, which means “well formed, well rolled, rounded”. Many people would think couscous is a type of grain, but couscous is actually made from semolina, the coarse, purified wheat middlings of durum wheat, which is the same ingredient that goes into making pasta.