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healthy food recipes

healthy food recipes

 1. Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast

 Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats, fiber, vitamin E, folate, and potassium. To make avocado toast, slice avocados lengthwise and remove the pit. Spread slices on bread and top with tomato slices, red onion, cilantro, and salsa.

Avocado Toast Recipe

 2. Salmon Salad Sandwich

Salmon Salad

 Salmon salad sandwiches are great for lunch or dinner. Simply combine salmon fillet with mayonnaise, lemon juice, capers, celery, green onions, and parsley. Serve on whole grain bread.

Salmon Salad Recipe

 3. Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

 Tomato soup is classic comfort food. Combine tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil, salt, pepper, and water in a pot over low heat. Cook until tomatoes soften, about 10 minutes. Puree soup using an immersion blender or regular blender. Add additional water if necessary. Garnish with fresh basil.

Tomato Soup Recipe

4. Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

 Chicken noodle soup is a traditional remedy for colds and flu. Chop chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and cook in a stockpot with carrots, celery, onion, bay leaf, thyme, and peppercorns. When cooked, add noodles and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

 5. Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

 Quinoa pilaf is a delicious side dish that’s high in protein and fiber. In a small saucepan, bring quinoa and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

 6. Roasted Vegetable Medley

 Roasting vegetables brings out their natural sweetness and adds depth of flavor. Cut broccoli florets into bite-sized pieces, cut zucchini into half moons, and chop cauliflower into florets. Toss vegetables with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place vegetables on a baking sheet and roast at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with balsamic vinegar.

Roasted Vegetable Medley Recipe

 7. Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

 Grilling asparagus brings out its natural sweetness. Trim woody ends off stalks and peel the lower portion of the stalk. Brush both sides of the asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill asparagus over hot coals for 2 minutes per side

Grilled Asparagus Recipe