Healthy Twists For Your Diwali Desserts

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Published
Nov 02, 2021

As Diwali celebrations extend to almost a week, it is important to keep a check on what you are eating

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Especially calorie-dense desserts that may lead to various health issues

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Here are a few tips to add a healthy twist to your Diwali desserts

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Opt for milk-based desserts as milk is an excellent source of high-quality protein

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Milk based desserts such as shrikhand, sandesh, mishti doi and kheer are easily made at home with any modifications we want to make

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You can replace sugar with natural flavouring agents this festive season

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Natural flavouring agents such as cinnamon, nutmeg and dry fruits can bring a healthy twist to your sweet Diwali treats

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Instead of kaju katli and rava ladoo, choose badam katli and peanut ladoo as they contain omega-3 and monosaturated fatty acids

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You can also opt for gajar ka halwa as it is full of antioxidants and vitamins

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Put a healthy spin on your Diwali treats by adding ingredients such as sesame seeds, flax seeds, dates and nuts to boost their nutritional value

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