Healthy Recipes for Your Table
Article by James Broddy
Many meal planners are always on the lookout for healthy recipes for their table. Here are some recipe ideas that taste great and are good for you all at the same time.
Breakfast:Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This meal kick-starts our metabolic processes and provides the energy we will need to make it through the day. Your intake of high carbohydrate foods and lean proteins should be centred on the breakfast meal. Here is a heart healthy breakfast recipe that will have everyone at the table complimenting your cooking.
Mushroom Omelette(2 servings)2 cups Eggbeaters1 ? c sliced fresh mushrooms1 tbsp fresh parsley, torn into small pieces1 tsp fresh oregano1/2 tsp Fresh Basil choppedCooking spraySalt and pepper to taste
In small bowl, whisk together Eggbeaters and spices. Set aside. Over medium heat saut? the mushrooms in half the butter until tender; set aside. Heat half the butter in a two sided skillet. Pour ? cup Eggbeaters in each side; add your mushrooms and herbs. Cook until the bottom of the Eggbeaters are set and then close the skillet and cook for about four more minutes until the Eggbeaters are cooked through.
LunchChicken Wrap Ups2 cooked boneless chicken breasts cut into stripsLettuce- shreddedTomatoes fresh and diced? cup avocado, dicedLow fat Ranch-style dressing12 in flour tortilla, heatedCombine all of the ingredients inside the tortilla and serve.
SupperHearty Vegetable soup16 ounces beef broth? c diced celery1 cup diced carrots1 cup diced potatoes1 can mixed vegetables1 can (8 oz.) of diced tomatoes1 can green beans1 can corn
Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender. Serve with a salad and hard crusty rolls for a delicious healthy supper. Incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet creates healthy recipes as you learn how you like each of them prepared. Refrain from coating the vegetables in margarine or butter; this only adds calories and fat to no good purpose. The less salt you use, the better unless you have a person with low iodine intake, then you should use iodized salt in your cooking.Many healthy recipes target specific health problems, such as the Cardio-Diet and the Fatty Liver diet. Both of these healthy recipe diets are meant to help treat an existing health condition. By carefully planning your menu you can create many of your own healthy recipes.