5 Healthy Recipes Using Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar is perhaps the most-humble liquid commonly found in the pantry of almost every household. From preparing a quick acne cure face pack to enhancing the taste of your salad, we often reach out and resort to apple cider vinegar. However, this most common form of vinegar has some amazing health benefits many of which are now backed by scientific research. Here we have 5 healthy recipes using apple cider vinegar. But before we jump to the recipes, lets take a look at its health benefits.

Are you unaware of the amazing health benefits of apple cider vinegar?

Well, first of all, it has only 3 calories per tablespoon, which means you can enhance the taste of your food just by adding a spoonful without adding any significant number of calories. If you’re on a diet or looking for healthy diet plans then make friend with apple cider vinegar. Since ages, apple cider vinegar has been used as a disinfectant because it has the ability to kill germs including bacteria. If you are looking for a natural way to preserve your pickles and chutneys, then apple cider vinegar is there for your rescue. Apple cider vinegar also helps to reduce blood sugar levels and control diabetes. If you’re suffering from type 2 diabetes, then check with your doctor if you can include apple cider vinegar in your diet to naturally control blood sugar.

Read more about the benefits of ACV here.

5 healthy recipes that you should know!

Okay, now that you’re aware of these amazing health benefits, we’re sure you would love to know the recipes using apple cider vinegar, right? That’s why we have curated these five amazing recipes just for our Mesmara readers. Don’t forget to bookmark this page or quickly grab your recipe book to note it down!

Recipe #1: All veggies salad under 5 minutes

Raw Ingredients

Beet, shaved and finely chopped – 1 cup

Carrots, shaved and finely chopped– 1 cup

Radish, shaved and finely chopped – 1 cup

Method

This is a super quick salad recipe and doesn’t need much of your cooking time. All you need to do is get these fresh veggies in a bowl. Toss it with salt and pepper and add a spoonful of apple cider vinegar dressing. Give a quick toss and serve!

Recipe #2: Brown rice with black beans stew

Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil – 1 teaspoon

Chopped garlic – 1 clove

Chopped onion – 1 medium size

Boiled black beans – 2 cups

Apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon

Dried oregano for seasoning

Salt and pepper to taste

Method

In a pan, sprinkle extra virgin olive oil and stir fry garlic and onion. Add the boiled black beans and stir. Now add salt and pepper as per taste. Add apple cider vinegar and cook for 5-6 minutes. Garnish with dried oregano. Serve it hot with cooked brown rice.

Recipe #3: Hummus with ACV dressing for quick snack

Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil – half cup

Garlic cloves minced – 3

Canned chickpeas – 1 cup

Cumin – 1 tablespoon

Apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Paprika – for dressing

Method

Blend all the ingredients together with a little bit of water until it forms a smooth paste of your desired consistency. Serve it with your favourite hummus accompaniments.

Recipe #4: A quick detox drink with ACV

Ingredients

Apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon

Honey – 1 tablespoon

Cinnamon powder – 1 teaspoon

Water – 1 glass

Method

In a glass of water mix all the ingredients and drink in empty stomach first thing in the morning. This drink helps the body to detox, improves digestion, helps to reduce weight and keeps your blood sugar level in check.

Recipe #5: Cranberry cooler with a dash of ACV

Ingredients

Cranberry juice – ¼ cup

Sparking water – ¼ cup

Maple syrup – 4 teaspoons

Apple cider vinegar – ¼ cup

Method

This cranberry cooler with double dose of antioxidants not only keep your fresh on a hot summer day and helps your body to detox as well. Mix all the ingredients together and serve chilled with ice cubes. We bet; you can’t resist this awesome drink!

At Mesmara we always thrive to bring you awesome products that you can trust to serve it to your family. Pick your bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive oil today. Mesmara food products are also available on Amazon, Flipkart and Bigbasket.

Pro Tip: Never consume Apple Cider Vinegar concentrate directly. Always remember to dilute it before consuming. Apple cider vinegar is acidic and consuming it directly can erode your teeth enamel, burn your oesophagus and create difficulty in swallowing.

Check 5 nifty ways of using Apple Cider Vinegar in your kitchen garden.

 

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