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Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy Steak Dinner with Tomato and Asparagus Recipe

This is an easy recipe for a high protein meal with low carbs. Steak is a really good source of protein. Steak is full of amino acids, iron and vitamin B12. It also has lot s of omega 2 and vitamin B6. Eating red meat has been associated with good bone health also. Asparagus is another good vegetable to bring vitamins A, C, E and K into your daily diet. Tomatoes are not only tasty they also have the benefits of vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K. Tomato’s have antioxidant lycopene, this antioxidant is linked to lowering the risk of heart disease and lowering the risk of cancer. Olive oil is known to have great benefits for your skin as well as antioxidants also. So this meal is a healthy dinner after a long day or a great workout in the gym.

See our Healthy Breakfast Recipes page for lots of good breakfast meals!

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Ingredients

Serves one person

85grams of lean steak

Half a cup of fresh asparagus

One fresh tomato

Salt and pepper

One teaspoon of olive oil

Gravy (optional)

Directions

Season the steak with salt and pepper. Pour olive oil into a hot frying pan, fry the steak for 3 minutes each side or until you are happy with the steak. Slice the tomato in half and fry until soft.

Add water to a pot and some salt and bring to a boil and add asparagus and simmer for 12 minutes.

Sprain asparagus and serve steak and fried tomato, add seasoning as required.

Gravy is optional

Enjoy!

Healthy Salmon Dinner Recipe

This is a low-calorie meal and its great if you trying to lose weight or cut down on daily calories. Salmon is a very healthy fish, and has many health benefits. It’s also very affordable and readily available. Salmon is a good source of vitamin B and rich in omega 3. Salmon is also a great source of good protein. It’s also very tasty and cooks quickly. Eating salmon cold is great cold also with a nice sauce on the side. Salmon contain potassium and the antioxidant astaxanthin. Salmon has been known to heart with heart disease and can have benefit for weight control due to its low-calorie content. Everybody should add salmon onto their weekly shopping list for sure!!

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Ingredients

1 salmon cutlet

1 x teaspoon of olive oil

One head of lettuce

One fresh lemon

Balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper

1 x tub of cherry tomatoes

1 x ripe avocado

Directions

Pour olive oil into a frying pan and heat up

Place Salmon cutlet into the frying pan and cook for 6 minutes on each side

Break some lettuce leaves off the head of lettuce

Peel and slice the avocado in wedge size pieces

Remove cooked salmon from frying pan after 12 minutes

Serve Salmon on top of lettuce leaves with cherry tomatoes and avocado, and a wedge of lemon and then drizzle with balsamic vinegar

Enjoy!!!

Vegetarian Potato Curry Recipe

This is a really good vegetarian curry recipe. Curries are great to fire up the taste buds and add goo minerals and vitamins into your diet. A good curry does not warm up the belly it also fires up the body. Potatoes are full of vitamin and minerals. Potatoes are a good source of carbs, and contain fibre also. They are a good source of vitamin C and B6. Rice contains B vitamins and iron. Spices are very good for the body, curry powder has anti-inflammatory effects and helps to fight off cancer. Curry powder also has the benefits of antioxidants. Ginger is a powerful substance, with medical properties. It can be used to treat nausea and morning sickness. It has anti-inflammatory advantages also and can be beneficial for osteoarthritis. It also has anti-bacterial benefits and can help with oral health. Ginger contains compounds called gingerols which can stop bacterial from growing. Ginger can also help to reduce muscle pains.

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Serves 4 People7

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of olive oil

3 x cloves of garlic

3 x tablespoons of curry powder

1 teaspoon of black pepper

A teaspoon of cayenne pepper

1 x teaspoon of paprika

1 x tablespoon of dried coriander

2 x teaspoon of fresh ginger

1.5 pounds of peeled and boiled potatoes

300 grams of carrot

300 grams of frozen peas

1 x tablespoon of lemon juice

1 can of coconut milk

350 MLS of vegetable stock

Directions

Slice and chop the carrot into small pieces

Chop up garlic and ginger into small pieces

Cut boiled potatoes in small bite-size cubes

Pour olive oil into a large pan and heat, add garlic, ginger and carrot

Add in spices, cayenne pepper, curry powder, and black pepper.

Fry for 5 minutes

Add in dried coriander

Cook for 3 minutes

Pour in coconut milk and vegetable stock

Simmer for 5 minutes

Add in lemon juice and frozen peas and cubes of potatoes

Simmer for 5 minutes

Serve in large plates with boiled rice

Enjoy!!!

Roast Chicken with Salad Recipe

The humble roast chicken is a great meal. Cooking a whole roast chicken can be great if you want some leftover chicken for the following day. Chicken is full of protein and good stuff. If you can a good organic chicken from your local supermarket even better! Chicken supplies the body with protein which is important for building muscle and maintaining good muscle function. Chicken is great for weight loss because it low calorie of course eaten in the right amounts. Chicken helps to maintain good bone health. It also have immune system boosting effects and have been known to impact on stress relieve. It’s a fact that professional bodybuilding love chicken breast because of it high protein low-calorie properties.

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Serves 4 people

Ingredients

1 x large whole chicken (preferably organic)

Salad or fruit of your choice, lettuce, apples, yellow peppers

Salt and pepper

Directions

Place the chicken in an oven roasting dish

Depending on the size of the chicken, cook for 1 hour to 1.5 hours

When the chicken is cooked, leave to rest for 15 minutes

Serve on a bed of salad, with fruit of your choice

Enjoy!!!

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