Blogs about Food And Cooking

MONDAY RECIPE: STIR-FRY BEEF

Today I will be sharing a recipe from my gourmet nutrition book. The total cooking time for this meal should be 8 minutes. This is a great recipe to pair with any post workout meal or can be used as a snack. You will receive 36 grams of protein, 8.4 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 0 grams of fiber, and 0 grams of sugar. Go ahead and try this recipe out, if you enjoy it be sure to share it with family and friends.  Ingredients:Sirloin steak 6oz(sliced)Salt 2 pinchesPepper 1 pinchOlive oil sprayFresh Garlic(minced) 1 tsp

Three Quick, Healthy, Easy, Vegetarian Lunch Options

A few days ago I posted a photo on my Facebook page of my lunch. I had been trying to keep my fridg stocked with pre made healthy choices, and given that I had seen a lot of photos of oreos and such recently, I wanted to share a thought of some ways one could eat quickly AND healthfully. That day I was having kale with garlic and lemon, spiced chickpeas with ginger, and brown rice with turmeric and cilantro.

RECIPE MONDAY: DOLCE DIET CINNAMON APPLE GRILLED CHEESE

Todays meal is another from the ufcfit nutrition manual. This recipe is easy to prepare and taste amazing. It will provide you with a healthy source of carbs, fiber, and protein. I prepare this meal atleast once a week because it's so simple to make.   Ingredients: 2 slices whole wheat or gluten free bread 1 organic red apple, thinly sliced 2 tbsp. maple syrup or agave dash of cinnamon 1 tbsp.

RECIPE MONDAY: POPEYE FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Todays recipe is from a gourmet nutrition book by Dr. John M. Berardi, Michael Williams and Kristina Andrew. This smoothie is a perfect post-workout meal providing 70g protein, 80g carbohydrate, 9g monounsaturated fat, 3.7 polyunsaturated fat, 0.2g omega-3 fatty acids, 3g omega-6 fatty acids,16g fiber, and 37g sugar. This could also be used for a meal replacement so pull out your blender and mix up this nutrient dense smoothieIngredients:Raspberries frozen 1 cupSpinach 1 cupLow-fat plain yogurt 1 cuplow-fat milk 1/2 cupCashews 1/4 cup

Chili

Have you noticed as Spring becomes prevalent you decide you no longer need to be vigilant about your immunity; just after relaxing with a nice ahh a cough and/or sniffles begin?  If your under the weather and need more then spring greens to feel better, try this recipe.         Place in pan... thin covering of water (in place of oil – research indicates heated oil becomes carcinogenic)         Chopped (use blender if desired): onion (quercitin - anti-inflammatory)

RECIPE MONDAY: STRAWBERRY ALMOND SANDWICH

In between meals we all tend to become hungry, but choosing a healthy snack is difficult for some of us. Today's recipe will be a snack that you can fix up in a short amount of time and will provide you with energy immediately.Thank you to the ufcfit nutrition manual for providing this and im glad I could share it with everyone. Ingredients:1/2 banana, sliced1/4 cup strawberries, sliced2 pieces of favorite whole-grain or gluten free bread2 Tbsp. almond butter Directions:1. Lightly toast bread

RECIPE MONDAY: SALMON WITH BROWN SUGAR AND MUSTARD GLAZE

Today I will be sharing a recipe from the food network. Salmon is nutrient dense providing protein and omega-3 fatty acids that will help with muscle/tissue growth, a healthy heart, and brain function. This recipe is great for lunch or dinner, so fire up your grill and enjoy this delicious meal.

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Healthy eating

Make better food choices; brown rice instead od white rice, fish instead of steak. Eating healthier instead of dieting will allow you to build a healthy lifestyle and maintain your success... Get IT Done!

Our Distorted Relationship With FOOD

So very TRUE...