Can a salad or soup destroy your diet? It’s said to be healthy rather, but still, we all come across this one thing, common in both, well seasoned and it’s destroying our healthy dish what would be that Crunchy accomplice to a rather healthy salad or soup? Croutons!!! Yes, Croutons!!!
Croutons are nothing but bread cubes fried and seasoned with salt and we often add them into soups and salad to add that X-factor, cuz who doesn’t love a bowl full of crunch.
However, the shocking fact will make you agree to that croutons are not one of the best companions because consumption of a handful of croutons that would be 20grams, packs in a whopping 107calories, contains 1.5grams Fats, 18.75grams Carbs and even have high sodium levels depending on how they are processed.
Well, you must be wondering how would you replace that with a healthy alternative, don’t worry roasted nuts have got your back and
they are definitely not going to trump your healthy lifestyle!
Roasted nuts have innumerable benefits depending on the type of nuts they are. They provide 20grams of protein. And little did you know that they are a great source of omega-6 and omega-3, which is found in fish, they help in reducing bad cholesterol level proving to be good for heart health. The additional benefits include vitamin E which will stop plague formation near the arteries.
So all in all roasted nuts add as much of a crunch as croutons to salads and soups without destroying our diets.