Xiǎo xiǎo mǐ or quinoa (keen-wah) is not a grass, but a gluten-free seed belonging to the amaranth family with remarkable nutritional properties.
We're celebrating with a healthy and delicious platter of Multigrain Ketupat, Tofu Satay and Satay Peanut Sauce.
Have you been seeing dumplings all over social media lately? The Dragon Boat Festival (The Duanwu Festival) is coming soon and everyone is preparing by making these delicious dumplings (Zongzi / Bak Zhang). The traditional dumplings are made with glutinous rice. This sticky rice is a common staple in the Asian diet, however, it is not a diabetic-friendly grain. Glutinous rice has the highest glycemic index among all the other types of rice, as it lacks a component of starch known as amylose. Hence it causes a short-term spike in your blood sugar once consumed and gets digested quickly - causing you to get hungry much faster. Note: The lower the amylose starch content, the higher the glycemic index. But fret not, you still can enjoy your favourite dumplings this festive season with Glutinous Millet! Glutinous millet is high in protein, gluten-free and rich in iron, B vitamins and calcium [...]
It was almost four years ago when Zenxin imported organic kale into Singapore markets. Today, organic kale is one of the most sought after vegetables among the foodies in Singapore. Apart from juicing, salads, soups and stews, one of the favourite ways to eat our organic kale is as dehydrated kale chips. The coating is a fabulous mix of cashew nuts and organic spices and packed full with other healthy taste notes. Try our recipe below! Zenxin Organic Kale Chips To make organic kale chips, you need the following ingredients: 4 pkts Zenxin Organic curly kale 1 pkt soaked 'Simply Natural' raw cashew nuts 8 'Bioitalia' organic dried tomatoes + 2 tbsp of their organic olive oil 3 cloves Zenxin Organic raw garlic 1 (50g) pkt Zenxin Organic Thai basil (leaves only) 3-4 tsp 'Simply Natural' organic Thai seasoning 3 tsp 'Radiant Code' nutritional yeast 1 pinch 'Simply [...]
A new week, a new recipe! Our Singapore office came up with this super simple yet delicious recipe, and we're here to share it with you! What you need: 3 cloves of Zenxin Organic garlic ¼ tsp 'Simply Natural' French sea salt 2 Zenxin Organic red chillies (finely diced) 8 Zenxin Organic tomatoes-on-the-vine (diced) 1 sprig of Zenxin Organic fresh coriander (finely chopped) 8 Zenxin Organic calamansi (juice only) Method: 1. Peel and trim the garlic cloves and pound to a paste with the sea salt. 2. Add together the finely chopped coriander and red chillies, diced tomatoes and calamansi juice. 3. Then stir in the garlic salt paste. 4. Enjoy! Now you can have fresh, appetizing salsa in three simple steps! This is perfect in nachos burritos and tacos, or just use it as a dip with corn chips. Give it a go!
Our Mrs Wellness Awareness Constance recently contributed a recipe for delicious oatmeal blueberry and walnut muffins. The recipe uses all natural and organic ingredients and is super easy to put together. Try it out this weekend and whip up some of these healthy desserts, and it will surely be a big hit with the family! The recipe is as follow. You will need: 1¼ cups of 'Simply Natural' Australian organic rolled oats 1 cup of 'Simply Natural' organic unbleached plain flour 1 tbsp aluminium-free baking powder ½ tsp of 'Simply Natural' French Sea Salt 1 cup of 'Simply Natural' organic coconut nectar sugar Zest of 1 Zenxin Organic lemon 1 egg 1 cup of goat’s milk ¼ cup of 'Simply Natural' virgin cold-pressed coconut oil 1 cup of Zenxin Organic blueberries 1 cup of 'Simply Natural' premium raw walnut Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 180° C. 2. Mix all [...]