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Spinach – Superfood With Huge Supply of Vitamin K

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Healthy Recipe with Spinach and Mushrooms

Everyone knows about the benefits of spinach, but the best part is, they are quite tasty too. In this recipe, we will be steaming a big bunch of them with some tasty mushrooms. It is the perfect recipe when you are really not up to cooking. Using baby spinach leaves make this recipe even simpler to cook up.

The freshness of spinach is a must, so make sure you have the choicest leaves in your hand. However, it is a good idea to give the spinach leaves a wash, and then drain them thoroughly.  A salad spinner comes in handy. This recipe easily feeds two to four people, depending on how hungry they are. It is also an excellent side dish.

Ingredients:

200 gm. baby spinach leaves, thoroughly cleaned

100 gm. button mushrooms, quartered

2 cloves of garlic,… Continue reading



Baked Salmon with Herbs

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Baked Salmon with Herbs

Salmon is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acid and protein and is often considered to be the “healthy red meat”. Its delicate texture and amazing flavor makes this fish one of the most popular in the world.

Whether baked or grilled, Salmon actually tastes incredibly good and at the same time, it has a lot of nutrients in it.

And in this recipe we will be baking the salmon in the oven with a lot of fresh herbs, to make sure the salmon retains its freshness, and at the same time, is flavorful and unusual to the taste buds.

This is an easy recipe that can be prepared ahead. You can easily marinate the salmon and just before eating, bake it till it is done, and serve.

Ingredients:

500 gm. salmon steaks (available easily)

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon… Continue reading



Avocado Boats Recipe – Healthy and Delicious

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Avocado Boats

Whenever I mention the word Avocado, everyone starts thinking of Guacamole. Truthfully speaking, this is one of the most useful things to have around the kitchen on a day to day basis. Despite the slightly higher fat content, the fruit contains huge amounts of antioxidants and nutrients which are vital to your body.

As a result, they form a great source of certain vitamins like Vitamin B, E and K and contain high amounts of Potassium in them. Also, the fat in them are mostly monounsaturated, and so, it is considered to be quite healthy for your body.

Ingredients:

4 avocados

100 gm. medium, shelled prawns

20 gm. low-fat yoghurt

2 teaspoon finely chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves

1 stalk of celery, chopped fine

The juice of half a lemon

½ green bell pepper, chopped fine

Pepper to taste

Salt to taste

Procedure:… Continue reading



What works and what doesn’t for flat belly?

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It is always important to know what works and what not for getting a flat belly. This is the first step towards getting a flat belly.

You will only search and gather information about the things that helps you in getting a flat belly and you will never consider the things that adversely affect your belly. Now it’s time to discuss the two sides that affect your belly fat.

The first thing you should have knowledge is about the foods. There are certain foods that are not at all healthy for your belly. If you really want a flat belly you should avoid those foods in your diet.

Do not eat meats with lots of fat. You can take belly friendly food such as fish, shellfish, lean meat etc. Most of the ladies limit consuming protein. Never do that. You should consume more proteins… Continue reading