January Refresh By CAARA | Healthy European Food Options by CAARA

Are you someone who keeps healthy new year resolutions at the end of each year, but are unable to keep them going? Well, worry no more! 

At CAARA we have created the perfect palette of healthy food options that will not only help you in keeping up your resolution, but also make it a fun and tasty ride! 

Here we have listed down some of the products from our January Refresh collection, so without further ado, let’s jump right in. 


Hummus is a chickpea-based Middle Eastern dip or spread. Cooked chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil are used in a basic hummus recipe. All of the ingredients which are used to make hummus are nutritious. Making hummus from scratch is simple, and it can be done in a food processor or blender.

Tahini is necessary while making hummus. Tahini is a popular Middle Eastern sesame seed spread. 

Hummus is delicious as a spread on the sandwiches, burgers, and wraps (rolls). It is also served as part of a Lebanese meze. It’s also good as a dip for fried, roasted, or steamed vegetables.

Hummus is best served with pita bread, making hummus & pita the best possible combination.  It’s also delicious with garlic or butter naan. Hummus is also served with chapatis and parathas. It can also be used to occasionally make falafel wraps with hummus as a topping.

Black Olive Tapenade

Tapenade is derived from the Provençal word for capers, ‘tapeno.’ Tapenade with black olives is the most traditional.

Black Olive Tapenade can be served as an appetiser with bread or crackers, used as a pizza base for the more adventurous, or simply spread over chicken before roasting.

The ingredients required are garlic, Kalamata olive, caper berries, basil, parsley, olive oil, salt, pepper. 

Puy Lentil and Apple Salad

If you’re searching for a new way to incorporate lentils into your salad, try this Puy Lentil and Apple Salad.

It’s full of surprise flavors, and it’s the kind of recipe that makes you want to eat healthier food.

The ingredients required to prepare the salad are Puy lentil, green apple, shallots, vinegar, honey, parsley, mixed salad greens, feta, cherry tomatoes, mustard, lemon, olive oil, caper berries, coriander, capers, salt, pepper. 

This salad is rich in Nutrients and is perfect for a hot summer day. It must be refrigerated and can be used for 2 days. 

Ragi Sourdough

The ingredients required to prepare a ragi sourdough are whole wheat flour, salt, natural yeast, rye flour, and mineral water. 

Ragi Sourdough can be served by Slicing the bread and toasting it or lightly drizzle olive oil in a pan and toast it on a medium heat. This tastes great toasted as a sandwich with fresh mozzarella, CAARA basil pesto and cherry tomatoes from the CAARA pantry. 

CAARA Sourdough with Smashed Avocado and Chilli

Smashed Avocado with Caara Sourdough is a vegetarian dish and it contains seeds. The ingredients required are Avocado, tomato, coriander, lemon, chilli, flour, olive oil, sesame seeds, salt, and pepper. 

Smashed avocado is chunky smooth bits of the most wonderful avocado, with a very small hint of chilli, lime juice, lashings of extra virgin olive oil, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. 

Salad of Green Goddess Pears and Asparagus with CAARA’s Herb Dressing

Green Goddess Pear and Asparagus Salad is a dish which contains dairy products and nuts. The product is recommended to be consumed immediately after the preparation of the dish. 

The ingredients required to prepare the dish are Pears, asparagus, English cucumber, mixed lettuce, feta , farm herb, vinegar, salt, pepper, pancake syrup, olive oil, salt, pepper, cherry tomato and Pumpkin seed. 

This fresh salad is topped with one of  CAARA’s gourmet sauces, Herb Dressing.

House Vinaigrette with Farm Herbs Dressing 

House Vinaigrette with Farm Herbs Dressing is a vegetarian condiment which is gluten free and dairy free. House Vinaigrette with Farm Herbs Dressing goes well with both green leafy salads. The ingredients required are Parsley, thyme, rosemary, mint, basil, sage, white wine vinegar, mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper. 

The shelf life of it is 7 days from the date of manufacturing. The dish must be refrigerated all the time. 

Passion Fruit and Sage Dressing 

Passion Fruit and Sage Dressing  is a vegetarian, gluten and dairy free condiment . The ingredients required are Passion fruit, sage, white wine vinegar, honey, olive oil, salt and pepper. 

A salad is only as nice as its dressing. This light and refreshing dressing complements both green leafy salads and grain-based salads. It’s refreshing and cold, so keep it in your fridge all the time.

Pan – Roasted Chicken Breast

These chicken breasts are quick, simple, and delectable. You can simply monitor the inside temperature by ‘pan-roasting.’ Leaving the skin on adds a lot of flavour and moisture.

The ingredients required for the preparation of pan roasted chicken breast are garbanzo bean, onion, tomato, salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil, curd, goat cheese, mint, garlic, red mizuna, pomegranate. 

The shelf life of the dish is that it is recommended that the product be consumed immediately. However, if you must store it, keep it refrigerated and consume it within 2 days.

It can be consumed with garbanzo & Kashmiri dark beans, Pico De Gallo, goat cheese Labneh & purple mizuna salad. 

Silken Tofu With Seasonal Vegetables 

Silken Tofu With Seasonal Vegetables is a dish which is dairy free and gluten free. The ingredients required are tofu, ginger, chilli, salt, sesame oil, garlic, carrot, snow peas, French beans, soy sauce, mushroom, asparagus, bok choy, spinach, and kale. 

How to serve Silken Tofu with Seasonal Vegetables 

Add seasonal veggies & tofu tossed with ginger chili sauce, served with steamed winter greens and sesame seeds. 

Gluten Free Orange and Almond Cake 

The gluten free orange & almond cake is delicious which contains egg, dairy and also nuts. 

The ingredients required to prepare this yummy and delicious Cake are Mascarpone cheese, orange, cream cheese, lemon, mint, organic egg, and icing sugar. 

Kaffir Lime & Lemongrass Dressing 

Kaffir Lime and Lemongrass dressing is a dish which is liked by many. Kaffir Lime is a Vegetarian dish and is gluten free. The ingredients required to prepare the dish are Maple syrup, white wine vinegar, olive oil, mustard, garlic, onion, sugar, salt, and pepper. This light and refreshing dressing complements both green leafy salads and grain-based salads. 

In our January fresh CAARA offers various types of Dishes which are delicious and are liked by many. Wheat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Granola and Vegan Date, Chocolate & Hazelnut Tart are the other famous dishes of the month. 

Try our hummus dips with our whole-wheat pita bread, making the perfect and healthy hummus & pita snack option.

Browse more healthy options and keep those health resolutions intact with CAARA. 

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