Winter is everybody’s favourite. And why not? The weather becomes drop dead gorgeous, the skies get clearer and a cool breeze is just waiting round the corner to sweep you off of your feet. Not to forget all the boots, jackets and sweatshirts that mother brings out the cupboard to be swanked all season. But coming to that, there is another topic that mother brings up when we wait to jostle up the weather. With the wintry chills, scarfing up does not always save you from the freeze. So, how does one deal with these chills the motherly way?
Nature happens to be our second mother, and has a set of spices that miraculously help us to keep warm and fight the weather hindrances from inside. Its bag of spices, if and when added to our daily meals help us hustle the weather.
These natural ingredients are found in abundance not only in natural pathways but in mother’s kitchen as well.
Little pieces of fire when added to our daily meals especially during winters help us battle the wintry woes much better. It not only helps us stay warm but does wonders for our digestive and immune system as well.
Add this in plenty in your day to day meals and feel your body adding that extra heat in your veins to help you wear that sleeveless top with ease.
Not added to food but applied to our skin along with mashed turmeric and garlic, not just reminds us of our mothers’ back home but also keeps your skin moisturised and glowing in this chilly weather. It kicks out dry skin and helps you retain body temperature.
The myth of whole grains like brown rice and oat meals being just breakfast food is broken. Oat meals not only help you have a proper nutrition but also help you weather battle with finesse. Boiled or fried it adds only goodness to your meal and keeps you warm from the inside. It adds complex carbohydrates to our bodies to fuel it from inside.
Cayenne, Cinnamon and other spices
These spices are nature’s secret ingredients that makes our foods extra delicious. But did you know, post consuming they work extra hours to keep your body immunized to external wintry chills and help you battle your woes. Cayenne, Cinnamon, Paprika and the list goes on, look adds heat not to your swag but body, sure!
Hot Soups always do the trick when it comes to winters. But timing matters too. A hot bowl of soup with some extra hot chillies and some soya splash in the evening makes your tiring day end well and also charges you up before you head out for the night. They not only help metabolism but also keep your insides warm and winter ready.
Nuts are one of the natural source of anti-oxidents, and also are rich source of vitamins & minerals. Consume Powered nuts with milk and honey to keep your body warm from inside.
All said and done, add these little miracles to your daily food and witness the magic unfold. So, head out and win the war with winter.