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Snacks in office: Hummus on pita bread and more

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Hummus on pita bread

Method

Soak 50g chickpeas overnight. Boil till soft, cool, then blend with 5g garlic, 20g tahini paste and 10ml olive oil. Garnish with a little Sumac powder, and a drizzle of olive oil. Spread on pita bread or wholewheat toast.

By Nishant Kumar Choubey, corporate chef, The Roseate, Delhi

The goodness factor

Chickpeas are loaded with protein and fibre. Plus, they are a low glycemic index food, which makes them a good option for diabetics.

By Kavita Devgan

Queen Olive and Feta Toast

Queen Olive and Feta Toast

Method

Blend 30g black olives, 10g low-fat Feta cheese and 5g garlic together until it reaches a thick and firm consistency. Spread on toasted wholewheat bread.

By Nishant Kumar Choubey, corporate chef, The Roseate, Delhi

The goodness factor

Cheese delivers protein, garlic antioxidants and olives healthy monounsaturated fatty acids.

By Kavita Devgan

Veg Crudités with Cocktail Sauce

Veg Crudités with Cocktail Sauce

Method

To make crudités, cut 4 asparagus, 20g peppers (red, yellow, green), 20g cucumber and 20g carrot into match-stick sizes. For the sauce, mix 25g mayonnaise with 10g ketchup and 3ml Tabasco sauce. Add 3ml Worcestershire sauce and season according to taste.

Nishant Kumar Choubey, corporate chef, The Roseate

The goodness factor

This snack is high on fibre and vitamins, and low on calories.

By Kavita Devgan

Cheese and Fruits Skewer

Cheese and Fruits Skewer

Method

Cut 20g grapes, 30g apples, 20g kiwi and 20g pineapple, 2 cubes of low-fat Cheddar and 2 cubes of Emmental cheese into small equal cubes. Slide in the cheese and the fruits into the skewers alternately.

By Nishant Kumar Choubey, corporate chef, The Roseate, Delhi

The goodness factor

Cheese delivers taste, calcium and protein, and fruits offer loads of fibre and vitamins.

By Kavita Devgan

Fruit Salad with Honey Dip

Fruit Salad with Honey Dip

Method

Cut assorted fruits of choice into small cubes and place them together. For the dip, mix together 20g honey and 5ml lemon juice. Pour this over the fruits and add a little rock salt to balance the sweetness of the dip.

By Nishant Kumar Choubey, corporate chef, The Roseate, Delhi

The goodness factor

Snacking on a fruit salad is the best way to ensure enough antioxidants and fibre.

By Kavita Devgan.

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