Healthy Recepies

“Your body is reflection of what you eat”

Quinoa recepie

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 215.1 Total Fat: 4.3 g Cholesterol: 0.0 mg Sodium: 313.4 mg Total Carbs: 38.6 g Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g Protein: 7.5 g

Ingredients….

  • quinoa-1 cup
  • Water-2 cups
  • Onion-1 small
  • Ginger-small piece
  • Garlic-1 clove
  • Zucchini-1 medium
  • Red / Green Pepper-1/2
  • Spinach leaves-1/2 cup
  • Carrot-1 small
  • Cabbage-1/2 cup
  • Mustard seeds – 0.25 tsp
  • Urad dal-0.25 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-0.25 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-0.25 tsp
  • Chilli powder-0.25 tsp
  • Salt – 0.5 tsp or to taste
  • Canola oil-1 tsp
  • Lime-1/2
  • Cilantro leaves-2 tblsps
Directions

Prep: Wash and soak quinoa in water for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, dice the onions and chop remaining vegetables (small cubes or shredded). Chop the ginger and garlic finely.

Cooking: Boil quinoa in the water, till cooked and the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
At the same time, heat the oil in a wok and add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seed. Add onions and when light brown, add the ginger and garlic. Saute for a few seconds and add all remaining vegetables and turmeric powder, chilli powder, and salt. Cover and cook on low heat till vegetables are just cooked. Add quinoa and gently mix. Taste to see if salt / spice is satisfactory. Squeeze lime juice and add cilantro leaves and mix gently. Serve.

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Healthy Oats balls

Oats is a great choice now days. It scavenges the bad glycerol and maintains the glucose level in body. Sesame seeds contain essential nutrients to maintain a healthy skin.

The flax seed used in this recipe is packed with omega 3 fatty acid which maintains a healthy heart. Almond is a potent antioxidant and is known to manage weight.
Figs contain iron and zinc which helps to boost immune and increase blood cells.Ginger contains a chemical gingerol which fight against cancer.

healthy-oats

Ingredients…

  • Gluten free oats – 1 cup
  • Sesame seeds- 1 cup
  • Flax seeds- ½ cup
  • Fig- 8-10(soaked overnight and minced properly)
  • Almonds- 6-8(crushed)
  • Dry ginger Powder- 1 tbsp
  • Organic honey – 2 tbsp
  • Jaggery – 50 gm

Method

  • Fry sesame seeds and flax seeds in a thick bottom kadhai for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  • Allow it to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Make a fine powder of both seeds using grinder.
  • Now combine all the ingredients except honey and jaggery.
  • Keep the mixture aside.
  • To make jiggery syrup take 1 cup of water in pan and heat on medium flame.
  • Add jaggery to the water and stir till it is completely dissolved.
  • Stir thoroughly to ensure the consistency.
  • Now add this jaggery syrup to the mixture.
  • Add organic honey and mix the ingredients in bowl properly.
  • Roll the mixture to round by hands.
  • Serving

  • Make 8-10 medium size balls You power pack balls filled with antioxidants and nutrients are ready to manage you hunger pangs.

Healthy Skin Smoothie

This glowing skin smoothie not only helps brighten and even out your skin tone it also helps detox you from all that holiday food. This smoothie is loaded with antioxidants from blueberries and pomegranates. This is seriously one of my favorite smoothie recipes!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 small banana (add just ½ if you’re watching sugar)
  • 2 cups fresh kale or baby spinach (I use 50/50)
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice (fresh or bottled)
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • ½ cup blueberries (I use berries that I froze)
  • ½ cup water or ice cubes
  • chia or flaxseeds (optional)
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INSTRUCTIONS

  • To make this a ‘juice’ use the water. To have more of a ‘smoothie’ texture, add the ice. Blend all ingredients together in a blender until smooth.
  • Add organic honey and mix the ingredients in bowl properly.
  • Roll the mixture to round by hands.
  • You power pack balls filled with antioxidants and nutrients are ready to manage you hunger pangs. If you have a sweet tooth you must try this recipe to manage your craving with no refined sugar.

C-Blast Smoothie

Pink grapefruit, pineapple and strawberries are super-high in vitamin C’a disease-fighting antioxidant. And if you tend to have low iron levels, it’s good to know that vitamin C helps with absorption of this mineral. So power up your morning with this delicious smoothie. Yum!

Ingredients

  • 1 large pink grapefruit, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) crushed pineapple, canned or fresh
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen strawberries (if using fresh, add 1/4 cup [60 mL] ice for extra froth)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) non-fat Greek yogurt
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Directions
Blend all ingredients together.
Nutritions
Serves two.
Per serving: 159 calories, 7 g protein, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 35 g carbohydrates, 5 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sod