So you are thinking about trying some healthy recipes, but you do not know where to start, or you think you don't have enough time? Well you are mistaken! Healthy foods can now be simpler than you would ever have expected. There is no need for complicated calorie counting; all you need are a few tips to help you through it. You will realize soon enough that cooking and eating healthy meals is definitely worth it. So to show you how easily you can eat better, here is an idea of something you could make for breakfast.
No more greasy, less then acceptable, on the go fast food. Breakfast being the most important meal of the day, is it essential that you eat well, to feed your body and your brain the energy it will might to make it through the day. So for your next breakfast, try this: 30g of whole grain cereals and 175g of yogurt mixed together, with 125ml of orange juice on the side. You don't like orange juice? Not a problem! You can substitute for your choice of vegetable of fruit juice, as long as it is 100% pure. You can also add as many fresh fruits as you want to your breakfast.
For even more delicious nutritious, add in some scrambled eggs. Now that is a quick and nutritious morning! Now if you work out of the house, lunch can be a little tricky. So if you must eat out, try to remember what not to eat: no fast food and no over processed food. Feeding your body this kind of stuff will not make you feel better. Also try to keep an eye on sugary, fatty or salty food. You do not have to avoid them, moderation is always the key. Try this: mix some tuna, celery, fat free mayonnaise and some shredded cheese for a fat free tuna spread you can put on a piece of whole wheat bread. The easiest tuna sandwich you will ever make, and possibly the tastiest. So, no more greasy fast food and feeling too full and tired all afternoon, because you had a lunch on the heavy side.
Now you get to dinner, and things get even more complicated. Most of you have families, and you need to please them as well. So why not try your hand at a stir fry. It contains all the ingredients you should have in a healthy meal, and you are always free to substitute the meat for fish or veggie meat if you are a vegetarian. Here is a super quick and simple dinner idea for a quick beef stir fry: 1 lb of chicken breasts in strips, 2 cups of your favorite veggies, 1/4 cup of light Italian dressing and 1 teaspoon of light soy sauce. Fry the beef along with the dressing in a hot skillet. Add the vegetables and the soy sauce and fry for an extra 5 minutes. That's it, you're done!
Try to keep an open mind and stay creative when trying some new healthy recipes. Nothing is impossible, and you will slowly but surely get more and more confident in your new found cooking skills. Eventually, mixing ingredients together will come naturally. Until then, feel free to surf the net, or get a new cookbook to inspire you!