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Secrets For Healthy Recipes

Author: Abhishek Sen
by Abhishek Sen
Posted: Jul 31, 2015

Some people have the misapprehension that healthy recipes are generally tasteless and lackluster. But it is not so, on the contrary, it is possible to easily transform your recipes into tasty one while maintaining their health benefits. Let us now look at how to do it.

Turn Your Recipes into Healthy and Tasty Ones

Recipes Containing Green Vegetables: Green vegetables are a necessary part of any healthy food and some of the greens which should be included in your recipes include kale, mustard greens, broccoli and Chinese cabbage.

These green vegetables are especially useful for your health because of the high percentage of calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc and vitamins they have. You can stir fry them using olive oil to increase their taste as well as add more flavor to your dishes.

Recipes with Fish: If you are fond of fish recipes then try to purchase fatty fish such as salmon, sardines and herring. The reason for this is that they have high concentration of healthy fats such as Omega-6, Omega-3 as well as poly-unsaturated fats.

To make your fish recipes tastier what you can do is utilize fresh herbs in place of seasoning salt. The reason to avoid seasoning salts is that they have sodium and monosodium glutamate. This monosodium glutamate increases your desire to overeat and thus it is better to avoid it and instead use fresh herbs in its place.

These herbs like bay leaf, rosemary and thyme can give your food a tangy taste and make you crave for more. Additionally, these herbs do not have fats or filler sugars which lead to weight gain.

Recipes Consisting of Grains and Beans: By including beans and whole grains in your dishes you can turn them into healthy recipes. The health benefit for you is that these are considered to be healthy carbs which tend to digest at a very slow pace and helps you feel fuller for longer duration.

In addition to it, their other benefits are that they help in stabilizing your blood sugar as well as insulin levels.

Now coming to aspect of making them tastier, by adding spices like cumin, turmeric and coriander in such recipes you can add a distinctive flavor to your dishes. The other benefit for you is that they are low of fat as well as sugar.

Recipes Containing Grilled Food: Grilled food can be turned into healthy food by using less oil at the time of preparation. In terms of taste you can use low fat sauces to entice your taste buds.

Some examples would be of soy sauce with reduced sodium or herb infused mayo sauce for those special fish recipes. Grilled food recipes can certainly perk up if barbecue or mustard sauce is used during preparation.
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Author: Abhishek Sen

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