Healthy Diet RecipesThere are an infinite number of diets out there with majority promising weight lossthrough a limited i...
Halibut with Almonds and Juniper BerriesJuniper berries are available at specialty and gourmet markets. Some juniper berri...
Bowtie and Tuna SaladFeel free to adapt this recipe to whatever vegetables you prefer and are readilyavailable. You could ...
Breakfast Banana SplitHere’s an easy breakfast combining fresh fruit, yogurt, and granola or cereal. Feel freeto use whate...
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  1. 1. Healthy Diet RecipesThere are an infinite number of diets out there with majority promising weight lossthrough a limited intake of food or modifications on what one consumes. With theadvent of mass media and e-media, one doesn’t have to go far to gain access toinformation for anyone who has any particular goal. Losing weight is the single mostaspired goal of a person to go on a diet. Other motivations include addressing healthissues such as diabetes, high blood pressure or even recovery from cancer.With so many diets around, scientifically-based or celebrity-endorsed, internet fadsand bestselling books, one can find himself or herself in a conundrum to ascertainwhich one is best. The soundest advise the most seasoned doctor, health advocate oreven those who’ve “tried it all” is that there is no magic pill, a specific formula that willmake people lose weight or become healthy.Think about it: doesn’t a sustainable eating plan composed of nutritious, fiber-rich andnutrient-dense food with moderate fat content sound more appealing thatregimented rigid plans like the cabbage soup, lemonade or chocolate diet? Eventhough lemonade is refreshing and chocolate is undoubtedly delicious for mostpeople, imagine just eating that one item for even the short period of time withoutanything else! Undoubtedly, it will wreck more bad than good like developinghyperacidity and risk of elevated blood sugar, not to mention malnutrition.Preparing healthy recipes at home should ideally be uncomplicated, effortless anddelicious that doesn’t prohibit any kind of food and instead balances each food groupin the correct amount. Food groups include fruits and vegetables (go for organic);starchy food like bread, potatoes and pasta (whole grain or wheat is better than whiteprocessed and bleached); milk and dairy product (low-fat where possible); proteinfrom meat, fish, eggs and beans (preferably hormone-free, free range or deep oceanthan farmed); fat and sugar (low-glycemic and natural).For specific health concerns such as nutrition deficiencies or medical conditionsconsult sound medical advice to ensure that that your diet is appropriate for youroverall goals. When trying out recipes for the first time, take time out to review theingredients to ascertain if you and your family will enjoy it. Do not prepare somethingjust for the sake of the health benefits but consider the practicality and mostimportantly the taste.
  2. 2. Halibut with Almonds and Juniper BerriesJuniper berries are available at specialty and gourmet markets. Some juniper berriesare toxic, so don’t pick juniper berries for eating without expert help.Servings: 4Preparation Time: 20 minutesCooking Time: 20 minutesDifficulty Level: AverageIngredients:6.4 oz. preserved oranges, chopped, 0.35 oz. juniper berries, crushed, 2.47 oz. almondpowder, 1 oz. bread crumbs, 0.35 oz. rosemary, 0.35 oz. thyme, 1 halibut fillets (about4 oz. each), 0.53 lbs. beet, 1 ½ tablespoons butter, Sea salt, Freshly ground pepper, 1tablespoon peanut oil, 1 ½ tablespoons heavy cream, 5/8 cups olive oil, For the Salad:1 oz. cress, 2 ½ teaspoons shallot, ¾ tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 ¾ tablespoonsminced chive, 1 garlic clove, minced, 1 ¾ teaspoons basil, 1 ¾ teaspoons mincedparsley, 1 ¾ teaspoons minced chervilPreparation Instructions:Preheat the oven to 210 degrees F. Peel and slice the beet. Place on a plate coveredwith sulphuric paper and put them in the oven until they are completely dry. Dice thedried beet and sauté in butter. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic. In a large mixingbowl, blend the orange, crushed berries, almond powder, bread crumbs, thyme, androsemary. In a small bowl, gently blend the oil and cress. Pour the peanut oil in asaucepan and place over medium high heat. When the oil is warm, add the fish. Inanother small bowl, blend the cream with some pepper. When the fish is half cooked,sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over it. Turn the fish and cook on the opposite side.Remove the fish from the pan. Add the balsamic vinegar, boil, and reduce. To serve,sprinkle some beet over each plate. Top with the fish and serve the salad to the side.Spoon the cress oil over the fish. Spoon the reduced balsamic vinegar over the fish.
  3. 3. Bowtie and Tuna SaladFeel free to adapt this recipe to whatever vegetables you prefer and are readilyavailable. You could use cut up full-sized tomatoes, for example, or broccoli instead ofgreen beans. Other good options include bell pepper, peas, and asparagus.Servings: 2 to 4Preparation Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 12 minutesDifficulty Level: EasyIngredients:12 oz. bow tie pasta, 8 oz. fresh green beans, cut into 1 in. pieces, ¼ cup olive oil, ¼cup lemon juice, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, Pinch of salt, Pinch of pepper, ½ pintcherry tomatoes, cut in half, 2 cans (3.5 oz. each) tuna packed in water, drainedPreparation Instructions:Fill a large saucepan with water and place it over medium heat. Bring it to a boil, thenpour the pasta into the pan. Boil under tender, about 8 to 12 minutes. During the last4 minutes of the cooking, add the green beans to the pot. In the meantime, stirtogether the olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the mayonnaise and the saltand pepper. Drain the pasta and beans. Add to the bowl with the olive oil mixture.Toss the pasta until it is well coated with the olive oil mixture. Add the tomatoes andtuna. Toss again, to combine the ingredients.
  4. 4. Breakfast Banana SplitHere’s an easy breakfast combining fresh fruit, yogurt, and granola or cereal. Feel freeto use whatever fresh fruits are available, depending upon the time of year.Servings: 2Preparation Time: 10 minutesDifficulty Level: EasyIngredients:1 honeydew or cantaloupe melon, halved and seeded, ½ cup fresh pineapple or kiwichunks, ½ cup blueberries, ¼ cup lemon yogurt, 2 bananas, 2 tablespoons honey(optional), 1 cup granola or other crispy cerealPreparation Instructions:With a lemon baller or ice cream scoop, make melon rounds. Set the balls on a bakingsheet and place the sheet in the freezer. In a small mixing bowl, toss the blueberriesand pineapple. Fold in the yogurt. Cut the bananas in half, crosswise. Cut each of thesehalves in half again, lengthwise. (Alternatively, slice the banana into circles and placein the cup as shown in the accompanying photograph.) Place 2 banana slices in thebottom of a cereal bowl. Top the bananas with the melon balls. Add the pineapplemixture to each bowl. If using honey, drizzle it over the whole. Sprinkle each bowl withcereal.OTHER LINKS:kamikaze drink variationsbeef wellington wikipediadelonghi urnkina lillet martininandos chicken liver recipe

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