healthy-foodAs the world has taken on a busy and hurried schedule, people are seen to fall sick very often due to neglected diet and unhealthy meals. With few healthy, yet tasty food recipes in mind, you can surely get the best of health in the long run. Nutrients like protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, fibre, and even fat are required in specific amounts for optimum health condition. Check out here some of the healthy food recipes here:

Broiled Salmon Salad:

The cooking time is only 20 minutes and you need chopped salmon filets, fresh mint, romaine lettuce, pumpkin seeds, fresh basil, fresh cilantro; 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, virgin olive oil, salt and pepper for taste. Tomatoes and avocadoes can also be added, chopped and seeds extracted. The salmon has to be cut into pieces and seasoned with salt and pepper, keep it aside. Preheat the broiler and mix cilantro, basil, mint, lemon juice, chopped pumpkin seeds, and olive oil in the hot stainless steel skillet – cook for a while. Add the tomato and avocado – toss them. Finally, broil the salmon and serve it on a plate with the herbal mixture as the toppings.

Barley Mushroom Soup:

mushroom-barley-soupAll types of soups fall under healthy food recipes.This soup is rich in Vitamins, this recipe is a great addition to a patient’s diet and can be made within 30 minutes. Take about half cup of pearly barley and keep it rinsed for a while. Now heat one tablespoon of broth in a soup pot. Take 2 tablespoons of chopped garlic, onions, carrots and broth for about 5 minutes, keep stirring. Then add few pieces of chopped mushrooms and sauté the mixture for about 3 minutes. Then strain the barley and add to this mixture; cook for around 2 minutes. Boil this for about 10-15 minutes in medium heat and let it simmer for a while until the carrots and barley gets tender. Add chopped thyme, parsley and sage leaves as garnishing.

Garlic and smashed potatoes:

Garlic is a magical herb for all ages and you hardly need 10 minutes to make the ordinary potatoes into a tasty dish. You need two potatoes, 3 tablespoons of virgin olive oil and low-fat milk, and 3 medium cloves of chopped garlic. Boil 3-4 cups of water in a steamer and add the garlic pieces and let it sublime for around 5 minutes. Take the potato pieces with the skin on and steam for 10 minutes. Finally, mash them with olive oil, garlic juice and milk; salt and pepper can be added for taste.

Spinach and curried chicken:

Take 3 pieces of skinless, boneless chicken breasts and cut them into small chunky pieces. Now boil 4 bunches of fresh spinach; take few onion pieces and sauté them in the pan on medium heat for 5 minutes stirring continuously and keep adding shredded garlic and ginger pieces to the onions and sauté. Add a pinch of turmeric, the chicken pieces and also the stock; finally pour the coconut milk. Keep cooking and then simmer it for 5 minutes. Strain the boiled spinach and add as toppings or you can also press it dry on the plate and use the chicken mixture as toppings.

Risotto:

resottuIt is proved as a nutritious tropical healthy food recipe, risotto is a light and tasty rice preparation. Boil the thinned Italian rice in medium-sized soup pan on high heat and it simmer for a while keeping the creaminess intact. Add a cup of pineapple juice and let it absorb, and then a 15 oz of coconut milk. Heat it for another 3 minutes, and serve the juicy rice with toppings like banana, almonds, raisins and other fruits.