Disney’s storytelling has always been rooted in a commitment to communicate with children in a responsible and meaningful manner. As part of this commitment, the “Let’s Get Healthy” initiative was launched to provide a holistic wellness experience that covers nutrition, hygiene, and exercise. This initiative is designed to make the concept of healthy living more accessible and understandable for both parents and children. It leverages Disney’s unique storytelling abilities and its extensive reach across television and digital platforms to promote family-friendly entertainment.
As part of the “Let’s Get Healthy” initiative, Disney has collaborated with IKEA to create a lively digital series. The series features a young boy who has a passion for exciting food. Renowned Chef Vicky Ratnani, the boy’s next-door neighbor, takes on the challenge of transforming everyday meals into whimsical, healthy, nutritious, and delicious creations. This partnership aims to make healthy eating a fun and enjoyable experience for children and their families, promoting overall well-being in an engaging and entertaining way.
Here are five interesting ways to add excitement to your everyday food, keeping the nutrition level intact:
1. Multigrain Roti Tacos with Pineapple Salsa:
In this dish, multigrain rotis are transformed into tacos filled with nutritious ingredients. Chef Vicky prepares a delightful pineapple salsa, spreads it on the roti, and adds freshly cut salad. The filling consists of Rajma, adding protein and nutrients, and is topped with finely chopped coriander. All of this is wrapped in a nutritious taco shell, creating a tasty and healthy treat.
2. Healthy Green Moong Uttapam with Homemade Coconut Chutney:
This dish features green moong dal, rice, onions, chillies, ginger, coriander, and fruit salt blended into a batter. The uttapam is rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, making it a balanced diet option. It is served with a specially blended chutney made from sauteed vegetables like tomatoes, garlic, curry leaves, and freshly grated coconut, enhanced with a touch of tamarind for a flavorful uttapam experience.
3. Handmade Pasta in Cheese Broccoli Sauce:
The pasta in this dish is homemade, prepared with maida and egg yolks, free from preservatives. It’s coated with a homemade sauce infused with cloves and Tej patta, simmered in milk, and cooked to perfection with butter. The addition of wholesome broccoli florets enhances the dish’s nutritional value, making it a delicious and nutritious choice.
4. Healthy Oat Cookies with Cocoa Banana Milkshake:
These homemade oat cookies are made by melting butter and adding oats and almonds to the batter. To complement the cookies, there’s a Cocoa Banana milkshake created from healthy ingredients like oats, bananas, cocoa powder, and milk. The milkshake is expertly blended to provide a refreshing and energizing start to your day.
5. Easy Gajar & Beetroot Halwa Tartlets:
For those with a sweet tooth, these tartlets offer a healthy dessert option. The carrot and beetroot halwa is prepared with ghee and garnished with almonds and cashews. Instead of sugar, it’s naturally sweetened with jaggery. The halwa mixture is delicately placed in tiny tartlets and topped with a dollop of whipped cream and rose petals, creating a delightful and nutritious dessert.
Disney’s “Let’s Get Healthy” initiative has effectively turned healthy eating into an enjoyable and flavorful experience for families. These exciting and nutritious recipes are just the beginning of the journey toward a healthier lifestyle. Embrace Nutrition Week with these delightful and health-conscious food ideas, and witness your family savor every bite while staying on the path to wellness. Disney’s commitment to promoting nutritious choices in a fun and engaging way is a valuable resource for families looking to prioritize their health and well-being.
The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a health advice. We would ask you to consult a qualified professional or medical expert to gain additional knowledge before you choose to consume any product or perform any exercise.