Soups are essentially comforting and really filling, and ideal for those who want to follow a balanced diet, yet, with the little pleasures offered by life. This recipe makes use of a lovely array vegetables and pulses, and wisely keeps all sort of dairy or animal protein out. The richness of spinach and kale ups the vitamin K quotient considerably, and just a bowl of this soup can actually fulfill most of your daily need of calcium, vitamin K and several other minerals.
– ½ head of broccoli, chopped into large pieces
– 1 cup chopped butternut squash or pumpkin (canned pumpkin will work as well)
– 1 onion, sliced
– 1 cup cooked pinto or great northern beans (you can use 1 cup of canned beans as well)
– 1 cup chopped tomatoes (or you can use 1 can of diced tomatoes)
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When the carb cravings hit, it is hard to resist. But part of our eating experience is in the visuals, and this mock-pasta made of thin strips of zucchini will be perfect for those who are looking for a healthy alternative to the fattening calorie laden pasta.
Zucchini has been long hailed as one of the best sources of potassium, and it is only about 33 calories every 100 gm. Sliced thinly, they can easily be dressed with something rich in Vitamin C and proteins. This recipe is a fantastic entrée dish and easily serves two to four people.
Cook the prawns in a… Continue reading
Peppers are not just rich in fibers, but they are also ridiculously low in calories, extremely rich in vitamin C and are tasty to the boots. This recipe uses a mixture of quinoa and mushrooms that are stuffed inside the peppers and then the peppers are baked. It is a superb vegetarian recipe and perfect for a light dinner or lunch.
Heat olive oil and add the garlic. Stir fry the garlic for a few seconds, and… Continue reading
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.