Mixed Sprouts Corn Chaat

Ingredients 15g mixed sprouts, boiled 15g corn, boiled 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 Tbsp coriander chutney 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder or paprika Salt to taste A handful pomegranate seeds, to garnish A handful freshly chopped coriander leaves, to garnish Method Soak the sprouts overnight and next…

Health Cake

1 cup SR wholemeal flour 1 cup coconut 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 4 oz margarine softened ½ cup milk vanilla ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ cup sultanas sesame seeds Throw flour, coconut, sugar, eggs, margarine, milk, vanilla into bowl and beat 5 minutes till well creamed. Add nuts and sultanas. Put into buttered and…

Chocolate-Almond Tassies

Ingredients SHELLS Olive oil or coconut cooking spray 1 1/3 cups finely shredded unsweetened coconut 2 large egg whites, at room temperature 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. coconut palm sugar FILLING 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup Almond butter 24 Roasted salted almonds, preferably Marcona Preparation Make shells: Position a rack in center of…

Apricot–Pine Nut Granola Bars 

Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1/2 cup tart dried apricots, finely chopped 3 tablespoons water 1/2 cup runny wild honey 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 3/4 cup pine nuts 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup ground golden flaxseed Preparation Coat a…

Black Rice Pudding with Coconut and Persimmons

Ingredients 1 cup Thai black or purple rice 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups water 1 13.5-oz. can full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated until cold 1/4 cup raw sugar (such as turbinado) or coconut palm sugar, plus more for sprinkling, optional 4 ripe persimmons, preferably Hachiya, peeled and cut into thin wedges Preparation Combine rice, ¼ teaspoon…

Lentil Stew with Root Vegetables

Ingredients 3 cups unsalted chicken broth 1 cup dried French lentils, rinsed 1 slice bacon 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced turnips (from 2 medium turnips) 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced rutabaga (from 1/2 large rutabaga) 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced carrots (from 3 medium carrots) 1/2…

Cauliflower Nuggets

Ingredients Olive oil or avocado oil 3 large eggs 1/4 cups finely ground whole-wheat bread crumbs 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 head cauliflower, big stem removed, florets and smaller stems chopped into 1-in. pieces Preparation Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease a large rimmed baking sheet with oil….

Orange Roasted Salmon

Ingredients 2 oranges, sliced into rounds 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 5 (6 ounce) salmon fillets 1 tablespoon lemon pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1/2 cup orange juice 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees…

Healthy Protein Waffles 

Ingredients: 6 large eggs 2 cups cottage cheese 2 cups old fashioned oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt Directions: Preheat a waffle iron to medium-high heat. Lightly oil the top and bottom of the waffle iron or coat with nonstick spray. Combine eggs, cottage cheese, oats, vanilla and salt in blender until smooth….

Roast a Vegetable and Give Salad a Break

You have a problem. You know you need to eat a lot of vegetables, but it’s hard to get them on the table every day at every meal. You’ve tried recipes, but you just don’t seem to have the time. You resort to salad a lot of days, but frankly, salad isn’t the fastest to…

English Muffins with Peanut Butter and Fruit

This is a great way to eat a healthy breakfast and fun for young kids. You will need: English muffins, whole wheat if possible Peanut butter Banana, sliced Raisins Strawberries Grapes, cut in half Orange, peeled and broken into sections 1.Slice your muffins in half and toast them in the toaster. 2.Spread peanut butter on…

MANGO GREEN TEA SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS 2 bags of Lipton® Pure Green Tea (we will use 1.5 cups of green tea for this smoothie) 3 mint leaves 3/4 cup of mango 2 cups of spinach Juice of 1/2 lime Crushed ice INSTRUCTIONS Steep 2 Lipton® Pure Green Tea bags for 5 minutes in 1.5 cups of water, then let cool….

Healthy Sandwich

Mashing avocado isn’t just for guacamole, it’s also a good idea to use as a healthy alternative to butter or margerine. I think there is something in this sandwich for everyone, so don’t be turned of that it’s healthy or that it applies towards a vegan lifestyle. This recipe easily doubles if you want seconds…

Healthy Macaroni Salad

This is a recipe I have been making for about 24 years. I can’t remember the lady’s name who published the book I got it from, but she was a real stickler about what you feed your kids. I started making this when my boys were preschool age. I would always make sure a had…

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

PREP TIME: 15 minutes TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes YIELD: makes 14 balls SERVING SIZE: 1 ball INGREDIENTS 10 Medjool dates, pitted (if they are dry, soak them in warm water before) 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground ginger 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs…

The 100-Calorie, High-Protein Chocolate Treat Your Body Is Craving

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup almonds 5 pitted dates 15-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons real maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk DIRECTIONS Place the almonds in a food processor and process until you have almond butter, 5 or more…

The Protein-Packed Butternut Squash Salad of Our Dreams

Given the cooler temps, salads may seem oddly out of fashion for Fall. Not so when it comes to this filling, colorful, and seasonal salad from Thistle, a meal-delivery service that I am currently obsessed with. While it’s an extra expense, I’ve been eating healthier than ever before and am trying a variety of fresh…

Heart-Healthy Herby Baked Spuds

From the American Heart Association INGREDIENTS 4medium baking potatoes 1⁄3cup nonfat sour cream or 1⁄3cup low-fat sour cream or 1⁄3cup nonfat plain yogurt or 1⁄3cup low-fat plain yogurt 2tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (basil, chives, thyme, marjoram, oregano, parsley, etc. any combination) 2tablespoons grated parmesan cheese skim milk (optional) 1⁄4cup shredded nonfat mozzarella cheese or 1⁄4…

We’ve all heard how anti-oxidants fight cancer, save eyesight, and prevent clogged arteries. Turns out lutein, a delicious 7 mg dose of which is supplied with each serving of this recipe, is even more beneficial than beta carotene. It delays lung aging and combats arthritis to boot! Who knew improving your health could be so…

Healthy No Bake Cookies

I played around with my family’s No Bake Cookie recipe and produced a single portion of this cookie that I feel is healthy enough to eat as a meal. They’re still very good but are much healthier. I keep getting asked for the recipe, so I finally decided to measure out the exact portions and…