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healthy recipes - 7 healthy recipes

1. Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

 Roasting cauliflower gives it a nutty flavor and makes it easier to digest. You can roast it whole or cut it into florets. To make this recipe, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut off the stem end of the cauliflower and remove any brown spots. Put the cauliflower in a bowl and drizzle olive oil over it. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the top. Toss the cauliflower until it's coated evenly. Place the cauliflower onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve warm or cold.

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

2. Spicy Sesame Noodles

This dish is great for those who want something different than plain pasta. If you don't have sesame seeds, you can use sunflower seeds instead. In addition to being gluten-free, this dish is also low in fat and high in protein. To make this recipe start by boiling water in a pot. Once the water boils, add noodles and cook them according to package instructions. While the noodles are cooking, saute garlic cloves in a pan with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. Add 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of chili flakes. Cook for about 5 minutes. When the noodles are done, drain them and toss them with the garlic mixture. Top with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

3. Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to regular fries. These sweet potato fries are baked instead of fried, making them healthier. To make these fries, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Slice the sweet potatoes lengthwise and then slice each half into wedges. Lay the wedges out on a baking sheet lined with foil. Drizzle olive oil over the tops of the wedges and sprinkle salt and pepper over the tops. Bake for 30 minutes. Flip the wedges over halfway through the baking time. Let the fries cool before serving.

4. Vegetable Stir Fry

Stir-frying vegetables is a quick way to get a meal together. This recipe uses broccoli, carrots, green beans, and red bell peppers. Start by cutting the vegetables into small pieces. Heat a wok or skillet over high heat. Pour in 1/4 cup of peanut oil and swirl the oil around the bottom of the pan. Add the vegetables and stir-fry them for about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

5. Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken salad sandwiches are a classic lunchtime favorite. This chicken salad sandwich is loaded with fresh greens, avocado, and tomatoes. To make this recipe begin by chopping celery, cucumber, and onion. Mix chopped ingredients with mayonnaise and seasonings. Spread the mixture onto bread slices. Top with shredded chicken breast and sliced tomato. Garnish with lettuce and avocado.

6. Avocado Toast

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats, fiber, folate, vitamin K, and vitamin E. They're also a good source of potassium, copper, manganese, and pantothenic acid. To make this recipe spread avocado slices on toast. Top with cheese, salsa, and cilantro.

7. Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a complete protein that contains all nine essential amino acids. It's also gluten-free and packed full of fiber. To make this quinoa salad, boil quinoa in salted water. Drain the quinoa and rinse it under cold running water. Transfer the quinoa to a mixing bowl and add arugula, cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese. Dress the salad with lemon juice and olive oil.