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Healthy Meals

Having little time to cook is not at odds with eating healthy meals. Choosing seasonal products and planning your menus are resources to take care of your healthy diet.

With the arrival of spring, light and fresh foods are in the mood. For this, there are an infinite number of healthy and varied recipes that you can quickly prepare to maintain a balanced and delicious diet.

Enjoying eating should be an obligation, therefore, we want you to try to improve the way you nourish your body so that it has all the necessary energy and so that you don't get bored neither eating nor cooking. The more food and products you like, the more variety of dishes you can cook, but even if you are one of those people who hardly likes anything, you can find a way to adapt the dishes and recipes according to your special tastes.

We propose you 20 simple recipes for healthy and easy meals, for lunch or dinner, which you can prepare even if your complaint reigns in your routine "my day is missing hours". From pasta with different sauces or garnishes, to fish or chicken and too delicious salads that have nothing to do with the typical boring lettuce and tomato.

It is important, to prepare healthy dishes, that you use seasonal products according to the time of year. That will n't only make the recipes much cheaper, but they will also be much tastier. The best of these 20 ideas that we propose to you is that you can also take them in a taper to the office or to work, you can even do more and repeat throughout the week.

1. Broccoli, carrot, and walnut salad

Cut the broccoli into bouquets and cook in a saucepan with water and salt for 5 minutes. Drain it and reserve it. Peel the carrots, slice them and add them to the broccoli. Prepare a vinaigrette with oil and lemon juice in a glass to dress the salad. Finally, chop a handful of walnuts and add them to the plate.

2. Spaghetti with scrambled eggs with mushrooms and prawns

Boil the spaghetti in a saucepan. On the other hand, heat a frying pan with oil. Brown a rolled garlic. Add the mushrooms (which you will have to wash and drain before) and sauté them for 10 minutes. Add the peeled shrimp and sauté them. Add the beaten eggs. To make it look like a jumble and not a French omelet, you have to remove the pan from the heat and stir the mixture to curdle the egg well.

3. Lentil salad with pumpkin, hummus, and almond

Drain a pot of lentils, pour the water and reserve them in a bowl. Cut and cook the pumpkin and mix it with the lentil. Chop a handful of almonds and add them. Dress it with salt and virgin olive oil. Besides, prepare the hummus. Once you have the desired texture, add a few tablespoons on top of the salad.

4. Quick vegetable broth

Clean and peel various vegetables such as celery, carrots, leeks or turnips and cut them into small pieces. Sauté the onion and leeks in a saucepan with a drizzle of oil until golden. Add the rest of the vegetables and sauté them for 5 minutes. Incorporate water and aromatic herbs such as thyme and bay leaf. Cook everything over low heat for 15 minutes. When it is ready, strain it.

5. Couscous with chicken, vegetables, and turmeric

Sauté a well-chopped onion in the pan until golden brown. Add green bell pepper, zucchini, and a chopped chicken breast. Do it all for 15 minutes. On the other hand, it brings 250 ml of water to a boil with a splash of oil and salt. When the water boils, remove the container from the heat and pour 250 g of couscous. Stir it and let it rest for 3 minutes. Add a small tablespoon of butter and put the bowl back on the low heat for 2-3 minutes, stir the couscous with a fork. Add the chicken and sauteed vegetables to the couscous and season the dish with a teaspoon of turmeric.
6. Spaghetti with spinach, diced ham, and young garlic

Cook the spinach on the one hand and the pasta on the other. Sauté, in a frying pan with oil, the tender garlic previously washed and cut into small pieces. To finish, add some tacos of serrano ham and sauté them in the pan. Add the spinach and spaghetti to mix all the ingredients.

7. Lentils with salmon, dill, and cumin

Rinse the lentils and reserve them. Peel and cut an onion into small pieces. Heat a saucepan with oil and brown the vegetables and garlic. Season it until it is poached. Add the cumin and dill to the vegetables and cover with fish stock or water and cook for 4 minutes. Then cook the salmon for 3 minutes on the bottom and a few seconds on top. When it is ready, we mount a base with the lentils and the vegetables and place the salmon on top.

8. Pumpkin salad with avocado, tomato, and cucumber

Wash and peel the vegetables. Stripe the squash very thinly and cut the avocado, tomato, and cucumber into small cubes. For the final dressing, use extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, and raw sesame.

9. Endive with pear and raisins

Wash the endive, chop it up and place it in a bowl. Add the diced pear, raisins, and sunflower seeds. Make a dressing with salt, olive oil, and white apple cider vinegar.

10. Green beans with minced garlic

As simple as green beans and garlic previously browned in the pan. Garlic will give a different flavor to the typical vegetable dish.

11. Avocados stuffed with tuna

You need avocado, cans of tuna in oil, roasted pepper, and mayonnaise. The elaboration is very simple since you just have to cut the avocados in half and empty them. Mix all the ingredients and use the mixtures to refill the avocado. The best thing about this recipe is that you can incorporate or eliminate any product according to your tastes.

12. Spinach omelet

Everyone knows how to make a treadmill. For this, you need eggs and spinach. The first thing is to beat the egg, season with salt and pepper, and meanwhile, on the other hand, you have to make the spinach with a little oil. The rest is already known: everything comes together and the pan! until it's done. You can add potato, onion or any other vegetable that you like.

13. Peas with ham

Sauté the peas with cubes or thin strips of ham and voila! You can also add onion to the stir fry to give it more texture and another flavor. So simple and easy to prepare that you will make it in large quantities to take advantage of it in other meals throughout the week.

14. Cold chickpea salad

To prepare this vegetable-based salad you need a pot of cooked chickpeas, red and green bell peppers, onion, cherry tomatoes, black olives, and corn. Although you can add any food that you like, we leave you this one that we love. Do not forget to season and season it, it is even delicious with some spice such as paprika or cumin.

15. Mini zucchini pizzas

For this pizza, you need zucchini, fried tomato, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni or any garnish you want to add to your pizzas. The first thing is to cut the zucchini into slices and bake them until they are almost done. Next, put a tomato base on top of each slice, the cheese, and the chosen garnish. Back in the oven for a few minutes until it is just browned and ... ready to enjoy! A simple, fast and delicious recipe even for the smallest of the house.

16. Cold lasagna

Tomato, mozzarella, and basil. Nothing more, nothing less. You can dress it with modena vinegar to give it that sweet touch. You can also add canned tuna to make it a more complete recipe.

17. Chicken quesadillas with mozzarella

Cut the chicken into cubes or strips and cook it on the grill with a little extra virgin olive oil. In another frying pan, heat the tortilla until it is a little browned. When it is ready, add mozzarella, as it is one of the lowest fat cheeses. Next, also add the chicken and fold the tortilla in half, so that it takes the shape of a crescent. Turn it over so that it is browned on the other side, and then remove it from the heat and cut it into triangles.

 18. Eggplant rolls with spinach and feta cheese

We preheat the oven to 180º and cut the eggplant into very thin sheets, about 1 cm. We add a little salt and let them rest, while the oven heats up. Next, we prepare a baking tray with a little extra virgin olive oil, to put the eggplant slices on top. Meanwhile, we cook the spinach and cut the feta cheese into cubes.

After 10 minutes, remove the sheets from the oven and, as soon as the spinach is ready, add them on top of the slices and do the same with the cheese. Finally, we roll up the sheets and we can even use a toothpick for a better hold.

19. Kale wrap

Kale wrap is a recipe rich in nutrient, vitamin, and antioxidant properties. To make it, cut an onion and a tomato into very small pieces. Cook them in a pan with extra virgin olive oil, and add the spices you want: cumin, coriander or turmeric. On the other hand, cook the kale or kale, season with salt and pepper, and then add a splash of lemon juice. In this way, you will get to give a special and delicious touch to the wrap.

20. Baked Zucchini Fritters

Peel and grate the zucchini, add salt and place it in a strainer, pressing to remove the water it contains. Put the zucchini, fresh cheese, hard flour, fresh yeast, 2 cloves of garlic, onion, oregano, and breadcrumbs in a bowl.

Once the dough is ready and with the oven at 180º, we take a tray, add a little olive oil and the balls that we will have made from the mixture. 15 minutes and you're done!


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