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.
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Serves one person
85grams of lean steak
Half a cup of fresh asparagus
One fresh tomato
Salt and pepper
One teaspoon of olive oil
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
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!!
1 salmon cutlet
1 x teaspoon of olive oil
One head of lettuce
One fresh lemon
Salt and pepper
1 x tub of cherry tomatoes
1 x ripe avocado
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
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.
Serves 4 People7
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
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
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.
Serves 4 people
1 x large whole chicken (preferably organic)
Salad or fruit of your choice, lettuce, apples, yellow peppers
Salt and pepper
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