3 Healthy Recipes Which Are Delicious And Beneficial For You

Did your doctor just diagnose you with diabetes, or are you feeling too tired even after having an ample amount of sleep? Well, the trouble is in your food intake, my friend. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s never enough to just exercise regularly and to maintain a healthy sleep schedule—you must watch out for the most important aspect of healthy living, that is, eating good, nutritious food. 

Researchers have found that more than 2 billion people in the world suffer from hidden hunger. Hidden hunger is when you have plenty of food to eat, but the food is not supplying you with a balanced group of nutrients that your body requires for smooth metabolism. All this can be prevented by ensuring that your diet includes all the essential nutrients and for that, you must keep knowledge of a few tasty as well as healthy recipes up your sleeves! 

You don’t need to worry because we have the best collection of three awesome and healthy recipes ideas for a healthy lifestyle for you—so let’s dive right into it.

Chicken and corn soup

When we said “healthy food”, you must have thought we are going to talk about some boring green salads and bland fruit juices, right? Well, all the recipes in our list today have immense nutritional values and they are very tasty for your buds too. This feel-good soup should be served warm with a touch of love, topped with some fresh cream. If you want to cut down on the calories, skip the fresh cream. Our measurements are enough for two servings.

Healthy Recipes

Recipe Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 40 mins

Difficulty level: Easy

Servings: 2 adults

Ingredients:

  • 5 g onion, chopped
  • 1 g garlic, chopped
  • 20 ml of olive oil
  • 200 g canned corn
  • Salt, black pepper
  • 5 ml of jalapeno brine
  • 20 g butter
  • 30 ml of cream
  • 1 chicken breast (sliced), grilled
  • 1 fried egg
  • 100 ml of water

Steps:

  1. Fry onion and garlic in olive oil for about 2 minutes, on low flame.
  1. Add the canned corn and keep stirring for 5 minutes till you can smell the corn in the olive oil.
  1. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and then jalapeno.  Add a little amount of water and leave it to cook for about 5 minutes. Let it cool and then put it in a blender to make a nice puree.
  1. Heat it again, add toned cream and butter along with grilled chicken slices. Garnish with a fried egg.

Your soup is ready for a sumptuous lunch or dinner!

Almond poha

Another delicious addition to this list of healthy recipes for you is the almond poha. Sounds innovative? Well, this quirky dish has the goodness of almond and the delicious aroma of poha, a South Indian delicacy. 

Almonds are packed with Vitamin E and Magnesium and they also lower your bad cholesterol. Almond also has potassium and is good for your heart. The poha is a perfect breakfast dish to kickstart an amazing day. This easy, fuss-free, zero-cholesterol, high-protein and healthy recipe are just perfect for you if you want to eat healthy at your breakfast table.

Recipe Prep Time: 20 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Difficulty level: Easy

Servings: 4 adults

Ingredients:

  • 200 g almond flakes
  • 450 g onion
  • 200 g poha
  • 15 g salt
  • 20 ml of oil (preferably olive oil)
  • 15 g curry leaves
  • 5 g green chillies
  • 100 g fresh coconut

Steps

  1. Soak the poha in cold water, strain it and keep it aside. 
  1. Soak a quarter of the almond flakes in water and toast the rest of them.
  1. In a fresh pan, take some oil, sauté some mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped green chillies.
  1. Now add soaked poha and almonds in it and then add the seasoning that we just prepared.
  1. Add the toasted almonds in the poha.
  1. Serve it hot with some coriander as garnish.

Your poha is ready to be relished!

Smoked Salmon with Avocado Tomato Salad Recipe

What do you think of having a weekend brunch with lots of healthy food and zero calories on the plate? No, that is not an imaginary situation. We have the perfect recipe for you that has a touch of Mediterranean flavours in it and it’s healthy and super light for your stomach. 

The salmon has Vitamin B12 which is good for your blood corpuscles and it has loads of omega-3 fatty acids which are needed for maintaining proper health of your heart. The salmon, creamy avocado and zesty lemons are a fitness freak’s fantasy and we are going to teach you how to master this healthy recipe.

Recipe Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 4 hrs 20 mins

Difficulty level: Medium

Servings: 2 adults

Ingredients

  • 4 (175 g each) fillets of salmon, grilled
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 (minced) garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon zest 

For the avocado and tomato salad, you need:

  • 1 cup of diced tomato 
  • 1 cup of diced avocado 
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped cilantro 
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Steps:

  1. Put all the ingredients except the fish fillets together in a zip-lock bag and then shake it to mix them well. Add the salmon fillets and shake the bag again to marinate the fillets until evenly coated. Put the bag in the refrigerator for some time. This marination should take at least 4 hours.
  1. Make the salad in the meantime by mixing all the ingredients in a large bowl and cover it and let it rest till for a while. This makes the ingredients merge and the fruity aroma becomes more prominent with time.
  1. Clean grill and preheat the oven. Place fillet on the grill and grill for about 2-3 minutes per side.
  1. Serve the fillets hot in a plate with the avocado salad on the side

Your Sunday continental brunch has got a beautiful and healthy addition to it—the zesty salmon fillets!

Eating healthy is a habit that should be adopted by everyone, no matter the age, the build and the weight of that person. But if you’re obese, i.e., if your BMI is above 30, you need to worry a lot about what food you are eating and how much you’re eating. A balanced diet is when all the major components—carbs, proteins, vitamins, roughage and fats are present in your food. Many people think eating healthy means they have to eat only bland, tasteless food. 

But if you follow our recipes, you’ll be able to eat healthy, while not compromising with the taste of the food. We sincerely hope our list of recipes for a healthy lifestyle shed some light on this matter for you and if it helped you, don’t forget to share it with your friends to spread the good word! Thanks for reading and have a great day.

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