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Healthy Easy Recipes

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The most convenient way to create healthy recipes is to stock ahead on sauces and ingredients. This way you just have to open packs and cans when you need to whip up something fast. This is generally …

The most convenient way to create healthy recipes is to stock ahead on sauces and ingredients. This way you just have to open packs and cans when you need to whip up something fast. This is generally a good idea especially if you're thinking of canned beans, salsa sauce, dried peas, canned mushrooms and tomato sauce. Easy healthy vegetarian recipes are basically similar to regular meat containing recipes. The only thing lacking is meat.

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  • 1. Healthy Easy RecipesCountless misconceptions deter people from eating as healthily as they should. Theunfamiliarity of wholesome food ingredients and the higher costs involved should beput into proper perspective before choices are made to purchase and consumeanything. Health food advocates propose looking at the additional expense as aninvestment in a better life. Rather than getting sick from a high-fat, high-cholesterol,high-sodium diet and undergoing painful and even more expensive treatments, whynot spend on enjoying great tasting nutritious food and avoid future illness?Contrary to popular belief, healthy food can be as effortless as tossing raw saladgreens with a quick dressing and topping with nuts. The simplest way of preparinghealthy food is to make simple ingredient substitutions. Any dish’s nutrient content isboosted by using organic and natural ingredients. Aside from that, there is virtually norisk of consuming potentially harmful chemicals found in conventionally raisedproduce, poultry and meat.These recipes are fine examples that dishes can be simple, nutritious and very easy toprepare. From soups to salads, snacks to entrees, main courses to desserts,ingredients are cooked with easy to source ingredients with uncomplicated steps.Highlight fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts and make this the base of a balanced eatingplan. Meat, poultry, dairy, fats and oils shouldn’t overtake the consumption of plant-based foods. Refer to the food pyramid and prepare these food groups in a healthymanner, placing importance in retaining nutrients from plant-based food.The good thing with healthy food preparation is that it lends itself well with simpleflavors and cooking methods, showcased here from a two-ingredient baked tomato tosalads with no cooking involved to a hearty crockpot chicken and noodle dish. Meatslike beef and pork can be accommodated on a healthy plate by selecting lean cuts liketenderloin and combined with vegetables and even fruits. Alcoholic beverages can beused in healthy cooking as well when cooked with vegetables.Even a decadent dessertlike chocolate chip cookies can be simple and healthy by using vegetable shorteninginstead of butter, replacing a portion of all-purpose flour with wheat flour, regulareggs with free range eggs and iodized salt with natural sea salt. A vegan version canbe made with egg replacers. At the onset, one will have challenges with sourcingingredients. However, once you are familiar with healthy ingredient substitutions, itbecomes second nature and the journey to better health becomes much smoother.
  • 2. Eggs with fresh mushroomsThis recipe will teach you how to make Egg and Mushrooms. It is a quick and easyrecipe to make. Egg and Mushrooms is an absolutely nourishing and tasty breakfastrecipe to start the day with. The flavor of the eggs, mushrooms and oregano makesthem taste sensational. For great flavor try and use the freshest best eggs you canfind. Enjoy all the different flavors from the mushrooms.Servings: 4Preparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesRecommended Wine: Vouvray sec tendre 1989 de Bernard Fouquet a VouvrayIngredients:8 fresh eggs, 1/4 cup white alcohol vinegar, 1 lbs. Paris mushrooms, ¾ cup olive oil, 1small bunch of chives, sea salt, pepperPreparation Instructions:Poaching the eggs: Boil 8 ½ cups water in a large saucepan and add vinegar. Do notsalt the water. Break the eggs over a saucer and glide them, one by one, into theboiling water. Eggs must stay supple. Cooking the mushrooms: Pour 1/4 cup olive oil ina pan and add the cut mushrooms. Heat gently. Salt and pepper. Serving: Place 2 eggson each warm dish. Cover with mushrooms and sprinkle with 4 tablespoons mincedchives. Pour the rest of the oil over each egg. Add a few grains of salt. Cut the eggs, sothat the egg yolk flows over the dish.
  • 3. Banana and Nut Salad RecipeFor a healthy, fruity salad, try this dish.Servings: 2Preparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesDifficulty Level: EasyIngredients:3 bananas, peeled and cut into halves, 4 oz. chopped nuts, 6 lettuce leaves, ½ cupunsweetened whipped creamPreparation Instructions:Roll the bananas into the chopped nuts and place them in a tray. Place each bananaon a lettuce leaf and pour some whipped cream on top. Carefully place on a servingtray. If you like, top with some more chopped nuts.
  • 4. Strawberry MilkshakeA chilled glass of milkshake in summers is very refreshing and at the same time is alsovery convenient to put together. All you need is few crushed strawberries and chilledmilk and you are done in no time.Servings: 2Preparation Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesDifficulty Level:EasyIngredients:250gms well washed strawberries, 2 tablespoons caster sugar, 3 scoops vanilla icecream, 150ml chilled milkPreparation Instructions:Allow the ice cream to soften outside the freezer. Mash the strawberries either byhand or using the blender. To this add ice cream and milk, blend well. Pour it into tallshake glasses and decorate each with a slice of strawberry. Serve chilled.OTHER LINKS:long island drink wikijames bond drink vespercoffee beverages recipesuht organic milkbajan bread pudding

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