Friday, April 11, 2014

Jalapeno peppers

Welcome to a new day of the  A to Z challenge! Following up on the topic of spices, here is one that is sure to spice things up in your kitchen and overall journey to a healthier lifestyle. Drum roll please… Make way for Jalapenos!

Jalapenos are a class of chili peppers known for their medium size, pungent aroma and versatility in methods of cooking a preparation. But what if I told you that these little creatures are packed with antioxidants vitamins A, B6, thiamin, and C, beta-carotenes  and capsaicin, which may boost your metabolism and promote weight loss? Nifty, isn’t it? Other nutrients include minerals such as iron, potassium, and magnesium to name a few. As always, exercise caution when handling jalapenos because some might be quite spicy! So next time you go grocery shopping, get some jalapenos. Your taste buds will be invigorated. (Hint: a little milk may help calm things down!) Enjoy!


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  1. Really enjoying your blog! So glad the a-to-z challenge pointed me this way!

  2. Thanks! I'm glad you liked it.