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.


4 white fish fillets, deboned and skinned… 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.


500 gm. salmon steaks (available easily)

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

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High Protein Food Helps To Get A Flat Belly

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One of the doubts in every mind is about proteins. They all want to know if that helps, you make your belly flatter. Yes, Proteins definitely help you to lose belly fat. Proteins are the building blocks’ of muscle and life.

Losing belly fat depends on genetic factors and the intensity of workouts. Each one is different. Right amount of protein intake helps women with different body types.

You should know how this would help you to lose belly fat. Protein helps to build muscles. More muscles mean less fat. However, building muscles does not mean bulking up like men.

Most of the women have misunderstanding with the concept of building muscles. Male hormone called testosterone is responsible for the bulking up of muscles.  Therefore, you don’t have to worry about that.

Proteins also control your appetite and accelerate your metabolism. Accelerating metabolism… Continue reading

Proteins – best for weight loss and flat belly

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It seems most of the women are confused about protein intake. They think that protein intake will make them bulky or fat. Actually, that is one of the biggest misconceptions about protein when they think about fitness and flat belly.

You have to change this mindset if you want to be fit and lose belly fat. Therefore, you must understand how protein intake keeps you fit and lose fat.

Proteins are macro nutrients composed of lengthy chains of amino acids that is essential for the proper function and growth of our body. For women, proteins build muscles without bulking up and that helps to burn more fat quickly.

When you dream about a flat belly, you will take a decision to limit your food intake and do more exercises. It is not practical as a beginner. You may follow the routines one or two weeks.… Continue reading