Healthy Recipes

Posted on : June 13th, 2011

Eating healthy is the key to a healthy lifestyle.

You are not alone. It’s not only you who are experiencing problems with weight. Thousands of people, most especially celebrities are struggling with their weight and appearance. Just imagine how conscious they are to come out in screen every day, and disappointed of what they are seeing. In the US, celebrities are overly conscious of their weight and how they look like on the television or on the big screen. They have tried doing all kinds of diet available at their expense and exercises that they could do in order to gain the best look they could ever imagined. A celebrity nutritionist had suggested to cook healthy recipes and to stay away from fast foods. In this way, they could lose some pounds by eating healthy meals.

Healthy cooking at home has been the most effective way in promoting healthy living, not only for a certain person in the house but other family members will benefit from it as well. You may want to ask, what foods should be thrown out from my kitchen. What are the healthy foods that I should buy from the grocery and stack in my pantry? Healthy ingredients should be at your kitchen all the time. Fresh or frozen fruits such as apples, blueberries, pears, and bananas are the most favourite fruits and are always in season. According to Wiki website, blueberries are an anti-oxidant, which can reduce the risk of some diseases. Fresh or frozen vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, spinach, and tomatoes are a few of the nutritious vegetables that can make you feel full longer. Healthy oils like olive oil should be used in most of your cooking. Whole grain breads and pastas should be used as a substitute to white and creamy bread that has actually a double amount of calories than the whole grain breads and pastas. Meat and poultry are not prohibited though you should look for lean meat whenever possible. Try buying low fat dairy products, instead of the full creamy ones.

Healthy recipes with healthy ingredients are a good way to start your new healthy eating habits. A good way to start the day is preparing easy recipes for breakfast. We don’t want a recipe that will consume most of our time. We are all heading to work at this time, so a quick recipe would be great. All recipes from a healthy magazines or cookbooks or just simply search the web, and there you could find tons of great recipes that you could choose from.

A good idea to be healthy is to learn about it. You have to be aware of the foods that you thought are good for you but are actually not. There are several foods that you thought can make you lose weight but actually contains a lot of calories. And most importantly, you have to learn how to cook healthy recipes to be served for your family. My recipes are consists of low-calorie menu for a week.

One example of a healthy dinner that I came across Mayo Clinic website that I want to share is the Mediterranean grilled salmon. In most healthy recipes, salmon is the best choice because it is good for the heart. All you need to do is season the salmon with herbs, basil, crushed garlic, salt and lemon then grill it. You could serve it with fresh green salad and top it with mustard. It is very easy to cook and very delicious. Everyone in your family will surely love it.

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