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Healthy Recipes

In the life of today’s world, it seems as if everyone is trying to look for a quick and easy recipe that is healthy. When you finally come across that one recipe that you have been looking for, you find that it requires a ton of stuff. You plan the meal, sit down and make that grocery list, drive to the store, do the shopping, check out, pay the bill and drive back and prepare that meal.

If you already had a full meal for lunch, you most likely don’t feel like something so filling again for supper. If you want to eat healthy and balanced, then it’s a great idea to choose something light for dinner, especially if your lunch had quite some calories today. And seeing that you already cooked, you definitely don’t want to stand behind the stove again, so it should be an easy non-cooking recipe.

Parents are usually busy trying to work extra time to fend for the children, while at the same time taking care of several chores and other necessities at home. There is hardly any time left to prepare a decent meal when the kids come home from school. Most would just make do with buying food outside. This habit is expensive however, and strains the pockets after a while.

Dinner is the one meal where people overindulge. Some people starve throughout the day – avoiding lunch and breakfast – and they find themselves overeating during dinner. This can lead to unintentional weight gain and frustration for people who want to stay fit. Eat a light, healthy dinner and make sure you don’t plan meals while hungry. Some dieters eat the largest meal during the morning and eat the lightest at night.

For each serving use one chicken breast with the skin on. Slice a lemon, lime and orange. Place a slice of each under the skin directly on the meat of the breast. Place the breasts on the remaining slices of fruit. Squeeze additional citrus juice over the breasts. Salt and Pepper to taste. Bake in a slow oven 300 degrees for about an hour until the chicken is done. Slow roasting preserves the juiciness of the chicken.

If you’re a pasta and pizza lover like me, you can reeve up the fiber content and lower the GI numbers by either mixing in whole wheat flour if you make your own dough or purchase one of the popular commercial whole wheat dough like Boboli. The Barilla Plus brand, has develop a multi-grain pasta that retains the fiber yet taste pretty good.

Besides being so versatile, it is packed with nutrients and protein. You do not have to feel guilty about eating too much cod, since in Alaska it is raised and harvested responsibly. This means that they are raised naturally, treated without harm, and are sustainable. They are abundant by nature, so you will be able to enjoy cod as part of your diet for a long time to come.

If you have children in your life then you know it can sometimes be a challenge finding foods they like that are good for them too. After serving meatloaf and chicken fingers for the nine hundredth time, it sometimes feels like you’ll never get out of the “What’s for dinner?” rut. At Recipe4Living we know how hard it is to get your kids to eat a nutritious meal. That’s why we’ve put together a collection of recipes for children that you’ll like too

Spanish eggs roll and this can be done for either lunch or breakfast and to make this you just scramble the eggs in the normal fashion and then add all the diced onions and peepers to your liking. After that process you can just shred some cheese on the top of the eggs and then roll it in a tortilla. The last recipe is the raw food recipe and this is prepared by putting natural grains with fruits and nuts and combining these to either water or milk.

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