Las Recetas Fáciles de María: Musaka Vegetariana Griega La Musaka Vegetariana que os traigo hoy, y basándome lo mas posible en la receta original Griega, es para aligerar y quitar unas cuantas calorías a este estupendo Pastel de berenjenas y verduras.La Musaka o Moussaka como ya sabéis es una receta que proviene de los Balcanes y que con el tiempo se ha extendido por toda la cuenca Mediterránea, llegando a nuestros días con un montón de variantes.Aunque suele llevar carne de Cordero, ternera o incluso pollo, en esta versión, la he querido hacer lo mas light posible, con las patatas al vapor y las verduras asadas para que mantengan todo su sabor.La única licencia que me he permitido, a sido una ligera bechamel, ya que no tenia yogurt que era lo que correspondía, pero esto no tiene nada que ver para que haya quedado un plato digno de repetirse en cualquier ocasión.Y ahora vamos a cocinar.Ingredientes:1 Berenjena grande.2 Patatas.1 Pimiento verde.1 Pimiento rojo.2 Tomates.Sal.Pimienta negra molida.1/2 cucharadita de comino molido.Queso.
This is How Nutritionists Snack at Work - Motto Ever wonder what the experts who teach others how to eat healthfully pack in their bags to snack on at work? The right grub can help you stay focused, energized, and full for hours, so you can concentrate on the tasks at hand and maintain the stamina to stay awake during meetings (even the boring ones). We asked nutritionists to share the healthy foods they nosh on throughout the day for lasting body and mind benefits. The results will have you looking forward to snack time. Full-Fat Cheese Stick Wrap“My primary go-to snack is a cheese stick wrapped up in a mini high-fiber wheat wrap,” says Marjorie Nolan Cohn, RD, CDN, a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. “I choose regular cheese sticks, not the low fat or fat free variety. More from Real Simple: 19 Healthy Snack Ideas Oatmeal and Peanut Butter“I keep rolled oats and a jar of natural peanut butter in my office so it’s always available,” says Nolan Cohn. More from Real Simple: How to Snack Successfully
No Knead English Muffin Bread I haven’t baked any bread in a long time, mostly because I don’t eat bread very often lately. I do love to bake, though, so when I came across this recipe for No Knead English Muffin Bread on KitchenParade.com, I knew I had to make it, even if just for fun. If you’re a bread person and eat it often, making your own bread can be a huge money saver. An artisan loaf at the store will run you between $3-$4, but you can make it at home for less than a dollar. What makes this bread “English Muffin” bread? No Knead English Muffin Bread Total Cost: $0.71 Cost Per Serving: $0.06 per slice (about 12 per loaf) Serves: 12 slices Ingredients 2¼ cups flour (plus some for dusting) $0.38 2 tsp (or one ¼ oz. packet) instant yeast $0.19 1 Tbsp sugar $0.03 ¾ tsp salt $0.03 1 cup warm water $0.00 2 Tbsp cornmeal $0.08 Instructions In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of the flour with the yeast, sugar, and salt. No Knead English Muffin Bread Step by Step Photos Related Videos Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Skip in :05 WHOOPS!
Get your Microwave Mojo On! | K.O Rasoi I have an ambivalent relationship with burfi. This milk-based Indian sweet pushes my ‘crave’ button at the strangest times… for which I resent it completely. Then when I take a bite of this dense ‘any-flavour-tastes-good’ fudge, I am a chubby six year old again. A bit like the Indian, female version of Augustus Gloop. I love to visit Indian sweet shops, with their vast arrays of burfi in every colour and flavour you can imagine. Well, almost. In my twenty-one years I’ve munched my way through a fair load of burfi and not once have I come across pandan burfi. I feel a revolution coming on. So what if I go on to tell you it can all be done in a microwave? I bet Willy Wonka never had himself any edible gold dust. You can make this in 10 minutes flat (plus chilling time). Pandan, Coconut and Chocolate Burfi (yields 25 pieces) Ingredients for the pandan layer If you’re not sure what pandan is then you can read up on it here. 3 cups whole milk powder 1 cup condensed milk 1 ½ tsp pandan extract
canal_house_s_crispy_chicken_thighs_recipe_a_variation_on_paul_bertolli Photo by James Ransom This post originally appeared on Food52. “Short of turning chicken on a spit over live wood embers, I know of no better process for cooking chicken, nor one that delivers more satisfying or true flavors,” Paul Bertolli wrote of this technique, which he calls “bottom-up cooking,” in Cooking by Hand. You don’t sear, and you don’t roast, and you don’t grill—you don’t do any of the things we’re taught to do to chicken. Bertolli’s is a worthy technique to play with, but Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer of Canal House have streamlined it for us. The simplest version of the sauce has only minced-up preserved lemon stirred into the pan juices at the end, but you can play with this technique as you like. 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs Salt Freshly ground black pepper Rind from half of a preserved lemon, finely chopped Lemon wedges, for serving Got a genius recipe to share—from a classic cookbook, an online source, or anywhere, really?
Weight Loss For Healthy Eaters Do it betterDetermine the right number of calories you need each day—and stick to it. Get your max intake: Click here to determine what your ideal daily allowance of calories is.Divvy it up: Set limits on your meals and snacks. If 1,800 calories is your max, split it into three 500-calorie meals and one 300-calorie snack.Create a custom meal: If your favorite frozen entrée has 500 calories, that's all you get. Find one for 300, however, and you can have some fresh fruit and a small salad with it. MORE: 7 Ways To Lose Weight After 50 Healthy Exercise Habit: You're consistently activeSpend a few hours running errands and it feels like you've worked off some serious weight. Do it betterRev your routine. Learn how to crank up your metabolism and lose up to 15 pounds in 3 weeks with The Hormone Reset Diet. Healthy Eating Habit: You choose nutritious foods What you put on your plate is important, but healthy eating is also about being mindful of how much you consume.
A Genius No-Knead Challah (That Tastes Just as Good on Day 3) Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: A better, easier, smarter homemade challah (L'shana tovah!). By now we know that no-knead doughs—as dubious as they might sound—aren't an oxymoron or a lie. You can stir together a dough, largely ignore it, and the next day have bread—some of the more richly flavored, handsomely bubbled and crusted bread out there. Kneading is really going to have to make a stronger case for itself. Like the fanny pack has. This is all because there's more than one way to build the strands of gluten that bread needs to trap air bubbles and form beautiful honeycombed networks of delicious carbohydrates and air: The first way is by agitating and working the dough (traditionally: kneading); the second is simply with time. Fechtor learned about the folding technique from her friend Andrew Janjigian, who happens to also be a senior editor at Cook's Illustrated and a bread genius. Makes two loaves
15 No-Bake Nutella Desserts to Share with The Chocolate Monster in Your Life Smooth, creamy Nutella is the glue that brings chocolate lovers together to form long-lasting friendship. But stealthily sharing a jar of Nutella doesn't have to be quite as cheeky as before. We've rounded up a whole host of easy desserts to help you seriously up your Nutella game. We trust you'll be sharing them with the biggest chocolate monster in your life. From a sublime No-Bake Nutella Oreo Cheesecake via Kitchen Nostaligia, to quick Nutella and Strawberry Paninis and this very decadent Chocolate Pasta with Nutella Sauce, these desserts are about to send you to that happy place. Stop.
5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food By M. Elizabeth Sheldon | Jan 15 2015 As anyone who's broken out after a late-night drinking and pizza binge can attest, diet is clearly linked to skin condition. But there's so much conflicting information about how to manage your diet for the most beautiful skin possible, as well all kinds of wacky DIY recipes (we'll pass on the mayonnaise face mask, thank you very much). To get some clarity, FWx spoke to nutrition expert and esthetician Britta Plug, who helps clients overhaul their diets and skincare routines at Brooklyn’s Treatment by Lanshin. 1. 2. 3. If you start taking a high quality probiotic, you’ll usually notice a pretty big difference—you will go to the bathroom more often! 4. I am a huge fan of using honey on the skin. 5. Sandalwood is also something we’re going to be seeing a lot more of, in things like skincare oils. One Important General Tip: Don't Strip Your Skin I think one of the biggest mistakes I see people making is overwashing and scrubbing their skin.
How To Work Out: Best Habits Of Exercisers - Motto The best way to stay consistent with your workout routine isn’t by buying a fitness tracker or hiring a personal trainer who will call you out every time you attempt to skip a gym session. It’s to legitimately love working out. So if you dread exercise and scratch your head when your friends tell you they “can’t live without their daily runs,” follow these four secrets of people who love working out. Soon, you will, too. 1. Subscribe to the Motto newsletter for advice worth sharing. To focus on rewards rather than punishment, write down a list of everything you love getting from every workout—from a sense of achievement to receiving a boost of much-needed energy. 2. The key to finding a workout that works for you is to sample a wide array of workout types. Read more: 7 High-Protein Snacks You Can Eat on the Go 3. Here’s another time when having a list of things you love about how exercise makes you feel comes in handy. 4.
How to Make No-Knead Sandwich Bread It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home. Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial shares a recipe for no-knead sandwich bread that takes minimal prep time and makes enough to keep extra dough on hand. Your lunch just got an upgrade. Learning how to make bread from scratch is an empowering thing. I have learned that some of the best loaves are the simple, all-purpose ones. As my days grew busier and busier, this recipe's minimal hands-on time became ideal. More: Once you make your first loaf, pack up a PB&J with homemade Concord Grape Jelly. This recipe is a bit of a meeting-in-the-middle between the Artisan Bread in 5 and Jim Lahey techniques. No-knead doughs are usually shaped into round, rustic loaves, but they can easily be turned into fantastic sandwich bread. No-Knead Sandwich Bread Makes 2 loaves Combine flours, yeast, and salt in a large bowl. Preheat your oven to 450° F.