Eating healthy is awesome but at times the food in particular gets a little too boring. With not much choices you tend to repeat your recipes. This can sometimes take you on the verge of a breakdown (and ruining your diet) because deep inside, you crave to eat food that comes in those takeout boxes and is amazingly delicious, loaded off course but yes unavoidably tasty. Whenever I am in such kind of a dilemma, I always make myself something that is loaded with herbs and flavors, it really satiates me to the next level. Chicken being my favorite dinner, this chicken breast seasoned with garlic, basil, and red pepper flakes really peps and lifts my mood. The best part of this recipe is that its loaded with proteins and very less on the calories, It’s just perfect for a hearty meal. Make a side of grilled veggies along this and you will be sorted. Try this really simple Herbed Baked Chicken Breast recipe yourself tonight and you will fall in love with its simplicity and flavor too.
1 tablespoon dried parsley, divided
1 tablespoon dried basil, divided
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Knowing the benefits of QUINOA, I have fallen in love with it and have been looking for various ways to incorporate this SUPERFOOD into my daily diet. But prior to my various recipes of quinoa, I’ve only known it in savory dishes. So last night I experimented. I wanted to treat myself with a delicious dessert, but with very few ingredients available, I tried whipping up the best I could. And the result was this amazing looking, health-loaded parfait that has all the goodness of quinoa, yogurt, some yum jam, crunchy chia, fruits of my choice- pomegranate, blackberries and raspberries. Heaven in a cup, layered to perfection. What else do you need to comfort you in the night right? You can always make this according to your taste. Throw in nuts of your choice, any kind of fresh fruit, It will always turn out great. This could be an ideal breakfast option too, just make it a night before and it’s ready to eat in the morning.
1/2 cup Organic Blackberry Pomegranate Fruit Spread
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Today it’s all about the mains. Let us discuss one of my favorite main course dishes – THE ZUCCHINI RISOTTO. With very few ingredients to make with, this one is a sure shot winner for that easy and laid back dinner preparations. It’s so filling that all you would need along is something to gulp down with. This creamy yet not that heavy dish gets it’s color from the addition of crunchy zucchini and sun dried tomatoes. Off-course the basil does what it does best- lends a beautiful aroma to this dish. Unlike any other usually butter loaded risottos, this one is very light on the palette. This can be one of your GO-TO weekend meals which will enhance that quality time you will spend around the dinner table with the most special people.
7 cups vegetable or chicken stock
1 tbsp butter
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HAVE A SWEET TOOTH? LOVE DESSERTS? Don’t stress at all. I have something insanely delicious for you which is absolutely low in calories. It’s my favorite piece of yumminess whenever I am in need of that post dinner dessert. And guess what? With ingredients like DATES, COCONUT & ALMOND BUTTER, it’s one of the most energizing options for something sweet. Make a big batch of this and just snack on them before gym (will give you some instant energy for that sweaty workout), as a snack, with your favorite cup of caffeine or just because they are irresistible. If you love chocolate, add some unsweetened cocoa powder for that awesome chocolaty taste. You can even switch the almond butter with peanut butter, these balls will be as good anyway. Munch on them without any fear as each ball is as low as 61 calories.
2 dates, pitted & diced
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No childhood is complete without those sweet memories of homemade crepes. My mother used to make these for us for breakfast and sometimes even as an evening snack. We were in love with that aromatic fragrance of vanilla while the crepes were made in our kitchen. Vanilla crepes for us were like a family tradition. And now whenever I want to re-live those days, I make them myself. They go well with fruit preserves or just dusted with some confectionery powdered sugar but I prefer them plain because off-course, I love vanilla. Its one of my favorite comfort food and goes perfect with a hot cup of tea or an Americano. Use your imagination and play with the flavors while making them. You can add a hint of cinnamon for that added flavor. After all, vanilla and cinnamon together can never go wrong.
3/4 cup milk
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