Anyone wishes to be fit and healthy. In order to achieve health and fitness, it is a must for everyone to maintain a physically active lifestyle and a good diet. The aspect that we will be focusing on today is the a good diet.
Here are some amazing health and fitness recipe for you to try:
Chargrilled Vegetables Topped with Cranberries and Couscous
- 2 cups of couscous
- ¼ finely sliced eggplant
- ¼ finely sliced yellow capsicum
- ¼ finely sliced red capsicum
- ¼ finely sliced red onion
- 3 tbsp of finely sliced cranberries
- cooking oil spray
- finely chopped mint leaves to garnish
Place a griddle plate over medium heat and spray it with cooking oil. In a large bowl, place the eggplant, capsicums and red onion in a bowl and season it well. Place the vegetables in the plate and cook for five minutes. Turn it to the other side and cook again for five minutes. The vegetables should turn a bit brownish.
Cook the couscous, following the given instructions on the packet. Once the couscous has been cooked, place it in a big bowl.
Mix the char-grilled vegetables and dried cranberries together. Mix it well. Garnish it with the mint leaves. You can serve it right away. You can also put it in a refrigerator and serve it cold afterwards.
Metabolism- Enhancing Smoothie
If you wish to become fit, this smoothie recipe is what you will need. The ingredients in this smoothie will not help in flushing out toxins in your body; it will also boost your metabolism as well.
- a stick of celery
- a stick of carrot
- ¼ of a small beet
- a small slice of ginger
- 1 green apple, cut into quarters
- 3 kale leaves
Place the ingredients in a blender/ smoothie maker or juice extractor. Juice it well and drink right away. If you wish to drink it cold, you can always add ice in the recipe. However, you may have to blend it for a longer time or until the ice is crushed.
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
- ½ cup of mint leaves
- ½ cup of bean sprouts
- 4 iceberg lettuce cups
- 160 g of chicken
- 1 green prawns, chopped
- 1 tbsp of tamari
- 2 tbsp of lemon juice
- 200 g of chopped water chestnuts
- a dd salt and pepper to taste
Suate the ginger, spring onion, chili and garlic in an oil over high heat. Do this for two to three minutes. Lower down the heat to a medium then add prawns and turkey. Cook this for about six minutes. Add in the lemon juice, water chestnuts and tamari. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until the mixture thickens. Place the mixture in the lettuce cups and assemble it well. Roll the lettuce leaves well.
Linda Rosario is a blogger from chefneeds.com “The Kitchen Every Chef Needs” which offers sandwich prep tables, prep tables, bakery display cases, deli display case, pizza prep tables, and other restaurant supplies. Linda loves painting and cooking. She also has a small pastry shop.