Groundnut which is otherwise called peanut is one food that can be eaten as a snack if you’re trying to stay awake and watch a movie or complete a work assignment, this could be at night or even during the day, but groundnut should not be limited like that because it is a highly nutritious food…..CONTINUE READING
Many foods can be combined with groundnut for a better snacking effect and these food combinations will be discussed in this article, but getting to know groundnut (peanut), the nutrients and vitamins it contains as well as some of its health benefits will go a long in convincing anyone that it’s a healthy food.
According to a publication on Healthline, groundnut is rich in high-quality protein and healthy fat but has a low amount of carbs, but that’s not all about its nutrients as it contains vitamins and minerals like; biotin, niacin, folate, manganese, copper, phosphorus, thiamine, vitamin E and magnesium.
These nutrients, including the vitamins and minerals all contribute in their ways to the health benefits that groundnut offers, some of which are listed below;
√ Gallstone prevention
√ May help with weight loss and
√ Heart health improvement.
These few health benefits are very important for anyone to enjoy, therefore eating groundnut is encouraged, but there are foods you can combine with groundnut for consumption and these combinations can be used as midnight snacks if you please.
1. Groundnut and popcorn.
Popcorn is often used to keep your mouth busy when watching movies, so there’s no fuss if you’re going to add groundnut to it.
Popcorn and groundnut complement each other because of their contrasting tastes, with popcorn being sweet and groundnut being salty if prepared that way.
2. Cucumber and groundnut.
Cucumber and groundnut is a popular food combination that can be eaten when one pleases, and it can be eaten as a midnight snack.
3. Garri and groundnut.
Garri and groundnut go so well together especially when it is “soaking garri”, this food is well known and widely eaten in Nigerian and you can eat it to keep busy at night.
4. Bread and groundnut.
There’s no use describing the taste of the bread and groundnut combination, it is left for you to try it out and enjoy, the food combination can be eaten at night as a midnight snack if you’re working late or watching movies during the weekend…..CONTINUE READING