To feel great on Valentine’s day, you can eat tasty and healthy Valentine’s Day dessert! Below is the recipe for delicious and cupcakes which are excellent for this occasion!
How to prepare a delicious Valentine’s Day dessert?
Let’s start with great ingredients. How can we find great ingredients? By choosing the ones that taste amazing and make us feel great. For example, we can use oatmeal, bananas, beets (yes, you are reading it correctly 😉), eggs, raisins, and of course dark chocolate! Dark chocolate is perfect for the occasion. Optionally, you can also use many other ingredients depending on your creativity and kitchen resources.
Why are these ingredients great for Valentine’s Day dessert?
Above all, oatmeal contains carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and fats and many antioxidants, minerals, vitamins such as manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, folic acid, vitamin B1 and B5. These cereals help in losing weight, because they increase the feeling of satiety, by slowly emptying the stomach and increasing the production of the satiety hormone.
On the other hand, bananas contain vitamin C, B6, fiber and potassium. They can also lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension.
After that beets have, among others, potassium, fiber, iron, manganese, vitamin B9. They add energy to your body, improve brain function, improve skin, and can reduce blood pressure, decrease the risk of heart disease, and increase exercise capacity.
High-quality eggs contain, among others, vitamin A, B5, B12, B2, B6, D, E, K; also phosphorus, selenium, calcium, zinc, folate, choline, lutein, omega-3 fatty acids. Eating eggs can reduce the risk of heart disease and supports eye health. Eggs contain many amino acids and are very filling, so eating them supports slimming.
Similarly, good quality dark chocolate is rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese, and several other minerals. It can lower blood pressure and improve brain function.
In addition, raisins contain, among others, fiber, iron and antioxidants.
Ingredients for Valentine’s Day dessert:
- 3 cups of oatmeal
- 2 bananas
- 1 beet (optional)
- juice from 1 lemon
- 1/3 cup of maple syrup or agave
- 1/3 glass of olive oil
- 2 eggs (optional)
- 1/2 cup of raisins (optional)
- crushed dark chocolate (optional)
- 1/2 glass of sunflower (optional)
Execution of Valentine’s Day dessert:
Blend the peeled bananas and beet with lemon juice and maple syrup. Add oatmeal. Mix everything. Bake in the oven preheated to 350°F (180 °C) for about 20 minutes.
I hope you like the recipe for a delicious Valentine’s Day dessert. Enjoy the healthy and delicious Valentine’s dessert! 🙂