Eating right for your body type is essential for anyone who wants to lose weight and indulge in a healthy diet.
Planning your meals around your diet and body type is essential when trying to stick to this regime. In this article, we have five recipes that you can easily prepare
1. Asparagus Soup
Asparagus soup is a light and healthy appetizer that you can have before your meals.
2 tbsp Butter
2lb. Asparagus, chopped
1 cup Chicken Broth
½ cup Heavy Cream
In a big pot, melt some butter. Cook this on a slow flame for one minute.
Add the chopped asparagus along with a moderate amount of pepper and salt. Cook this for five minutes. Add the chicken broth to the mix and simmer it for 10 to 15 minutes.
Using a blender, puree the mix until there are no chucks in the mixture. Make sure that the asparagus is properly blended during this time. Don't forget to regularly stop and stir the mix while you do this.
Add some of the heavy cream that you have on you to the mixture and simmer it for five minutes on low flame. Make sure to taste it during this time to see if it needs anything additional.
2. Avocado Eggs
Avocado eggs might traditionally be a breakfast dish, but can be had at any time of the day!
2 tbsp Nutter
¼ cup Cheddar, shredded
2 Green Onions, sliced
Cut up both the avocados and slice them into two thick slices. Make sure to create a hollow in the middle well.
In a large pan, melt the butter and add the avocado slices along with it. Crack open 2 eggs into the pan along with the rest of the ingredients. Add salt and pepper and cook it all together.
Cover the pan during this time for around five minutes. Sprinkle some cheese over the mix and cook until the cheese has melted well. Garnish it with green onions.
3. Herbed Basmati Rice
Herbed Basmati Rice is a delicious take on the traditional basmati rice recipe.
1 tsp Olive Oil
1 cup Basmati Rice
1 cup Water
1 cup Chicken Broth
¼ tsp Salt
¼ Green Onions, chopped
¼ Pint Nuts, toasted
3 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated
1 tbsp basil, chopped
1 tsp Thyme, chopped
½ tsp Black Pepper
Heat some olive oil in a skillet. Make sure that you spray the skillet with cooking spray before you start to prevent your ingredients from sticking. Add rice to the pan and start cooking the ingredients on a medium flame.
Cook the rice for two minutes until it seems lightly toasted. Add the chicken broth and salt to the pan and let it boil for a few minutes. Once the broth starts to boil, cover the skillet and reduce the flame to a medium setting. Let the rice cook for fifteen minutes, or until the rice is tender.
Once the rice is cooked, turn off the flame and let the rice sit for around five minutes with the lid on. After that, add the onions, pine nuts, cheese, basil, thyme and pepper to the rice and mix it together well.
4. Chicken Omelette With Mushrooms
A new spin on the traditional omelet, just a little healthier.
2 tsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Onion, chopped
1 tsp Celery, chopped
¾ tsp Green Chilly
¾ Vegetable Stock
1 tsp Butter
½ cup mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp Basil
3 Egg Whites
In a small skillet, heat some olive oil along with the onion and celery. Add some of the chicken to the pan along with the green chilly. Add the vegetable stock along with some salt and let the chicken cook for ten minutes.
In another pan, melt some butter. Add some mushrooms and vegetable stock to the pan and cook it together. After two minutes, add some basil, salt and pepper. Fry an egg using only the egg whites on a pan that has olive oil. Once the egg is half cooked, add the chicken and mushrooms and cook it together. Don't forget to flip the egg to ensure its cooked on both sides.
5. Grilled Cilantro And Lime Shrimp
A healthy and light meal packed with rich flavors and aromas.
1 lb Shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup Corn
1 Zucchini, sliced
1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
2 tsp cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp Olive Oil
2 Limes, sliced
2 tbsp Butter
Take a large bowl and fill it with the shrimp, corn, zucchini, cumin, red pepper and cilantro. Add some olive oil to it and salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients well.
On a sheet of foil, place out all the ingredients. Make sure that there is a piece of slime covering all the ingredients.
Heat the grill on high flame. Pack the foil pouches well together and place it on the grill for around ten minutes. Make sure that the shrimp is cooked well after this point. You may need to keep it for a little longer depending on the shrimp that you are using.