Whenever you visit the doctor, he always says to cut down on red meat, eat more whole grains etc.
How many are bothered to sit down and plan a healthy recipe that tastes good and nutritious?
Nobody is bothered and even your doctor do not have the time to outline what to eat.
Here are some of the healthy recipes which can be prepared easily. You have to buy fresh vegetables and prepare for yourself. You can leisurely chop the vegetables and mix ingredients while enjoying the music.
Healthy recipe 1: Irish oatmeal
¼ cup Irish oats, 1 cup soy milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 table spoon maple syrup. Spray pan with butter spray and put on medium heat. Toast the oats until they smell nutty and brown slightly.
Meanwhile heat the milk in saucepan. When milk begins to boil add the oats and all remaining ingredients. Lower the heat to simmer and cook thirty minutes.
Healthy recipe 2: Mediterranean couscous
1 cup whole wheat couscous, 1 cup cooked chicken or soy strips, ¼ bag mixed vegetables, 1 tsp Mrs. Dash original blend and ½ can low sodium diced tomatoes.
Heat 1 ½ cups of water in a tea kettle or in a microwave. When water boils pour it over the couscous and cover. Put the vegetables in a shallow pan with tomatoes and a little butter spray. Cover and cook on high until vegetables are tender. Add the chicken or soy and heat through. Serve over the couscous.
Healthy recipe 3: Fiesta salad
¼ cup fat free refried beans, ¼ cup cooked brown rice, ½ cup red bell pepper, chopped 6 to 8 baked tortilla chips and ¼ cup fat free cheese.
Put all of the chips on a microwavable safe plate. Layer on the beans. Add a layer of brown rice. Sprinkle on the cheese and bell peppers. Microwave until heated through about 2 minutes.
Healthy recipe 4: Egg sandwich
1 hard boiled egg, 1 piece whole grain toast, 1 tbsp fat free mayonnaise, 1 tsp dill relish, 1 slice tomato and 1 lettuce leaf.
Mix all the ingredients together except the toast and vegetables. Layer the vegetables on the bread and put the egg mixture on the top.
Healthy recipe 5: Minestrone soup
4 cups low sodium broth of your choice, 1 cup frozen vegetables, 1 cup small shell pasta and 1 can low sodium diced tomatoes.
Put the pasta and broth in a pot and bring to a boil. Lower heat to simmer and cook for ten minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat through.
The more you cook at home and the less you eat outside, the healthier you will be. Make healthy cooking as a personal hobby. Cooking for yourself is different when you are retired. A healthy recipe helps you to lead healthy lifestyle.