"You rank a place by its falafel" said an old wise person once. So what are falafels and why you should get them at kafa?
Is falafel actually healthy?
Falafel: divine balls with a delicious, distinctive taste. A nice snack, but is it actually healthy? Can you just eat falafel if you want to pursue your healthy intentions or is falafel less healthy than we think? We've got the answer for you!
What is Falafel?
Falafel is a Middle Eastern dish made with chickpeas, herbs and spices. In some respects, the nutritional value of falafel is somewhat similar to that of red meat: it contains many nutrients such as iron, folate, magneisum and vitamin B. In addition to the standard ingredients, other ingredients are sometimes added to falafel, such as onions, garlic and spices such as cumin and cilantro. All ingredients are blended and then rolled into balls. These balls are then baked or fried. We have the best here at KAFA.
Is falafel healthy?
The most popular way of preparing falafel is by frying it. That's why you're probably wondering whether falafel is actually healthy. Falafel can certainly be healthy, as long as the preparation method and the way you eat it match your lifestyle. For example, do you want to pay attention to the amount of fats you eat? Then make sure you don't fry them, but bake them in the oven or in the pan. Are you paying attention to your carbohydrate intake? Then serve them with fresh vegetables or with a salad instead of on a (pita) sandwich. Or just come get your at vegeteiran falafel at KAFA today.
Healthy benefits of falafel
Falafel contains quite a few valuable nutrients, as we already mentioned above. In addition, falafel contains relatively little cholesterol and many proteins. In addition, falafel are packed with complex carbohydrates and fiber, making them good for your gut health and digestion as well.
Falafel can certainly be healthy, as long as you prepare and serve it in a healthy way. The combination of the nutrients of the chickpeas and the spices that falafel is made from is certainly healthy and ensures that falafel can be a filling meal that will keep your blood sugar levels up and you will experience less cravings. Falafel salad, any one? Get your halal mediterian falalel today at KAFA in downtown san diego.