3 useful properties of watermelon

3 useful properties of watermelon, about which You should know.
Apart from the fact that the watermelon is perfectly refreshing in the hot weather, he still has a number of useful properties for human health. Let us know how useful watermelon for our body!
Watermelon juice and healthy arteries
A recent study of American scientists at the University of Kentucky showed that watermelon juice helps to fight chronic disease such as atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries). To achieve a positive result, it is necessary to regularly consume this refreshing drink for 8 weeks. It was also found that watermelon juice lowers the concentration of cholesterol in the blood.
Can I eat watermelon after a workout?
Watermelon juice is one of the best drinks for recovery after exercise, due to its antioxidant properties and its ability to reduce delayed onset muscle soreness muscle. In addition, 100 g pulp of watermelon contains only 38 calories.
Cancer prevention
Watermelon contains the substance lycopene, an antioxidant and pigment responsible for the red-orange color vegetables and fruits. In addition, lycopene helps reduce the risk of some cancers, for example, stomach cancer, prostate and colon.
Thus, watermelon is absolutely deservedly recognized beneficial low-calorie fruit for human health.

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Meat «hedgehogs» with potatoes and cheese

Meat «hedgehogs» with potatoes and cheese

Ingredients:
potatoes
any ground meat
bow
egg
rice
pepper
salt

Preparation:
1.In minced meat add onion, garlic, egg, salt, pepper, boiled rice and mix everything together.
2.Form into balls and spread on a baking sheet, available seats filled with potatoes.
3.Salt the potatoes to taste, sprinkle top with grated cheese and put in oven (190 degrees) for 30-40 minutes.

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Surprisingly tasty salad «the Prince»

Surprisingly tasty salad «the Prince»

Ingredients:
— 500 grams of beef
— 4 eggs boiled
— 6 pickled cucumbers
— 3 cloves of garlic
— 1 Cup nuts
— 200 g of mayonnaise

Need to disassemble boiled meat on fiber.

Next, cucumbers three on a large grater, garlic passed through the press, cucumbers and mix with garlic!; Boiled eggs also we shall RUB on a coarse grater.

Walnuts need to chop and fry on a dry pan for a few minutes.

Now collect our salad. We spread the salad layers.

1. meat + mayonnaise
2. cucumbers with garlic + mayonnaise
3. boiled eggs + mayonnaise
4. walnuts

Salad put into the refrigerator to infuse. Very tasty, juicy not come off.

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Vegetable salad with seafood

Vegetable salad with seafood

Ingredients:

Sea cocktail (from frozen) — 250 g
Cucumbers — 100 g
Tomato — 1 PC.
Red onion (salad) — 1 piece
Broccoli — 200 g
Olive oil — to taste
Vinegar (wine) — 4 tbsp
Lemon juice — 3 tbsp
Soy sauce — 2 tbsp
Salt (to taste)

Preparation:

1. Boil seafood mix in salted water.
2. Broccoli disassemble on inflorescences and also boil in salted water. The main thing — so long as the cabbage stayed a bit crunchy.
3. Onions cut into rings and scald with boiling water.
4. Cucumber cut into strips.
5. Tomato cut into cubes.
6. Now prepare the salad dressing: mix soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice and wine vinegar.
7. Seafood, broccoli, onion, cucumber and tomato mix in a large salad bowl and season the cooked sauce.

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Fettuccine in tomato cream sauce

Fettuccine in tomato cream sauce

Ingredients:

Olive oil — 2 tbsp
Butter — 2 tbsp
Onion — 1 PC.
Garlic — 4 cloves
Any tomato sauce — 900 ml
Salt and pepper — to taste
Sugar — 1 pinch
Heavy cream — 1 Cup
Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
Fresh Basil, chopped
Fettuccine — 1 package

Preparation:

1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
2. Drain, leaving 1 Cup of water from pasta.
3. Melt olive oil and butter over medium heat.
4. Chop onion and garlic finely.
5. Saute in oil the garlic and onion for 1-2 minutes.
6. Pour tomato sauce, add salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar.
7. Stir and cook on low heat for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. Remove from heat and add the cream.
9. Add cheese to taste, then check seasonings.
10. Return the fettuccine to the sauce, stir
11. Add the Basil to the pasta and serve immediately.

Bon appetit!

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