For most people, a shrimp cocktail can be part of a healthy diet. It’s low-mercury content makes it an attractive option. That and some zesty cocktail sauce makes the dish a seafood delight.
Broccoli is a nutritional wonder. It contains a high amount of potassium, which helps maintain a healthy nervous system and optimal brain function, as well as enhancing regular muscle growth. Put it in a blender along with these other fabulous ingredients, and you’ve got a great, tasty healthy soup.
Studies have shown that eating a low-calorie vegetable-based soup before your main meal, helps you consume up to 20% less calories at a meal. Basically the bulk of the soup helps to fill us up so we eat less.
Chili is great on cold and hot days. To make it healthier use lean ground turkey meat in combination with those wonderful beans and spices. If you want to make it even healthier, try brown rice.
If you’re looking for a way to fit more whole grains into a pasta dinner dish, try this great rigatoni recipe using whole wheat pasta. Then splurge a little with a classic garlic bread. Garlic has also been shown to lower the risk of heart disease.
Flank steak is a budget-friendly choice. The marinade helps tenderize the meat. The Creamy Horseradish will kick it up a notch or two. Serve it with green beans, rich in vitamins and nutrients. Increase the fiber by leaving the skin on the roasted potatoes.
When you make Jamaican fried chicken use boneless, skinless chicken. Add a pinch of cayenne and other spices to bring it up a notch. Pineapple Salsa adds a little more heat and sweet to your Jamaican chicken. Cool down this spicy hot recipe with Coconut Rice which uses fresh chopped herbs and other tropical flavors guaranteed to please.
Meatloaf doesn’t have to be dry or dull. You can use lean ground beef or ground turkey. Our mini meatloaf recipes are another great way to keep portion-size in check, and individual meatloaves cook quicker than a large meatloaf. But, what’s meatloaf without mashed potatoes? They are rich in carbohydrates, vitamin C and potassium.Sautéed spinach is rich in vitamins and […]
Chili and Brown Sugar Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Pureed Sweet Potatoes and Pan Roasted Corn with Poblanos and Cilantro
If you want to keep your fat intake to a minimum, choose a pork tenderloin. it’s also down right delicious with this recipe using chili powder and apples. Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins. Add to the fresh corn some Poblano chilies for a little heat and a topping of cilantro for a little cool down.