20 Healthy Recipes. I love finding new healthy recipes to make for my family.
So, today I am sharing 20 of my favorites with a Healthy Recipe roundup. 1. Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce – I love pasta so I was over the moon finding a healthy substitute. I will often brown up some ground turkey to add in as a meat sauce. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Budget Bytes - My stomach is full and my wallet is too. Book Resources. Awesome Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe. 31 Foods You Should Learn To Make In College. Seasonal Food Calendar. Best Foods To Eat At Night To Help You Sleep. Photo by DrGrounds/Getty Images Some nights you just need a little something.
Whether your stomach is growling so loudly that you know you won't be able to sleep, or dinner just didn't do it, a snack will not only satisfy you, but can also promote better slumber. To avoid turning this nosh into a fourth meal, cap snacks at 150 to 200 calories, advises registered dietitian Mary Hartley, MPH. Here are 10 ideas to try—eat 'em and sleep. Whole Grain Graham Cracker Topped With Cottage Cheese And Sliced KiwiWhy it works: This carb and protein duo lulls you to sleep. Small Bowl Of Rice Photo by Whitetag/Getty Images Why it works: New research in PLOS One shows that a diet a containing rice is associated with a decreased risk of poor sleep by up to 46%, compared to bread (which had no effect) or noodles (which made sleep quality worse). MORE: 100 Little Tips To Sleep Better Every Night Spiced Popcorn Photo by Brett Stevens/Getty Images Banana Smoothie Photo by HandmadePictures/Getty Images.
Oven Baked Zucchini Chips. By Skinny Ms.
Why hit the vending machine when you can have a yummy superfood snack, like Oven Baked Zucchini Chips? Zucchini is one of our vegetable favorites. With the perfect combination of seasonings, this recipe turns a mild-flavored vegetable into a tasty, crunchy treat. Skip the processed bag of chips, and replace it with these fantastic Oven Baked Zucchini Chips. They’re only 99 calories per serving! Oven Baked Zucchini Chips Yields: 4 servings | Calories: 99 | Total Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Previous Points: 2 | Points Plus: 2 | Cholesterol: 13 | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Sodium: 241 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 6 g | Ingredients 1 (large) zucchini, cut into 1/8" - 1/4" slices 1/3 cup whole grain breadcrumbs, optional Panko (homemade breadcrumb recipe) 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese, reduced fat 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt to taste 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 tablespoons low-fat milk.
Dinner With My Family #23: Zucchini-Quinoa Lasagna. One of my favorite food blogs out there is Peas and Thank You, which focuses on healthy cooking with children in mind.
I often find myself browsing it when trying to think of interesting food ideas that my children might really enjoy. Recently, I came across a wonderful recipe for zucchini and quinoa lasagna there, one that I immediately wanted to try. After a few little modifications, that’s exactly what we did – and it was a big hit with my family. What You Need Here’s what you need to pull off this recipe. 2 large zucchini, cut into 12 thin, 1/4 in. thick slices salt 1 cup dry quinoa 2 cups vegetable stock or broth or water (you really can make your own stock) 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/3 cup onion, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons cream cheese (we usually use a non-dairy type) salt and pepper to taste 2 cups marinara sauce 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese (we often use non-dairy Daiya) Preparing the Meal.
Apple-Citrus Quinoa Salad. Let’s be real: it’s next to impossible to keep a fully stocked fridge.
Recall the last time you found yourself staring into a colorful, overflowing, cold cornucopia. It probably only took a few overzealous meals to bring you right back to where you started. But the next time you stare into a nearly empty fridge, worry not. This recipe uses fruit you probably have sitting on your counter, and the quinoa can be substituted for whatever grain you have on hand. Once you restock, jazz up this recipe by adding toasted walnuts, goat cheese and fresh parsley.
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