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Parmesan-Spice Salmon

grilled salmon and vegetables

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Parmesan-Spice  Salmon

When cooked right, salmon is not just tasty, but it is also protein-rich, filled with Omega fatty acids, easy to digest, and filled with the goodness of phosphorus. Yet, how many of us turn away from it because it tastes bland and the generic recipes are so boring?

In this recipe which serves four people easily, we will cook it with some spices which will bring out the flavors of the fish perfectly. Serving it with a lovely garden salad of fresh vegetables will make this into a gorgeous meal which is filling, tasty, and yet perfectly balanced.

Ingredients:

  • 4 thick salmon fillets
  • 1 teaspoon parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil (optional)
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Savory Turkey Chili with Vegetables

Chili

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Did you know turkey meat has about 24.6 gm. of protein per 100 gm., making it one of the highest sources of animal protein?

Plus, turkey meat is rich in phosphorus and potassium, essential minerals which helps our body’s metabolism and gives the body a much-needed boost of Vitamin B3 (Niacin).

Besides, turkey meat is very lean, much leaner than most other animal proteins, and can be used in many ways.

In this recipe, ground turkey will be cooked down with beans and a huge array of vegetables for a guilt-free yet tasty meal, which would keep you full for hours.

The recipe here serves 6-8 people easily, and freezes nicely, so make a big batch of this and eat it through the week.

 

Ingredients:

  • 500 gm. turkey mince
  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes, preferably without skin
  • 1 whole jalapeno… Continue reading


Easy Thai Green Curry

Seafood Tom yum : Famous traditional spicy Thailand food

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Thai food is cooked with a huge amount of fresh vegetables and protein. However, they have a bad rap for being oily.

In this version of the green curry, we will be cutting out most of the oil and adding coconut milk, long known as one of the best sources of minerals like potassium, magnesium and calcium, and add plenty of green vegetables to make sure the recipe is not just balanced, but extremely tasty too.

We will also sneak in some spinach to make sure our Vitamin K intake remains unaffected, and some extra fibers will be getting in with the aid of a number of vegetables.

Ingredients:

  • 400 gm. shelled and deveined prawns
  • 1 big bunch of cilantro
  • 1 small bunch of spinach
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 100 gm. mushrooms, quartered
  • 100 gm. broccoli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce (optional)
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Fish en Papillote, or Fish wrapped in Paper

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Fish en Papillote, or Fish wrapped in Paper

Most white fish, like hake, trout and other such contain high levels of protein, phosphorus and nutritious fatty acids which are great not just for your waistline, but also for your hair, skin and stomach. Moreover, white fish is really easy to digest, and is often featured in many menus meant for the health-conscious.

The term “en papillote” means to cover with parchment or paper, and here, the fish would be cooked inside a paper bag, inside an oven, to ensure that the fish is perfectly cooked, and yet without a single drop of oil.

The recipe thus makes it easy for you to follow your diet regime while not compromising on the taste. Here we will use sturdy parchment paper to make individual bags for each diner.

Ingredients:

4 white fish fillets, deboned and skinned… Continue reading