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TOP 5 DIET RECIPES - VORAKA

Updated: Apr 12

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN VORAKA

Article Published on 5 April 2024 by Samar | www.vorakamag.com


DIET RECIPES

In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, a balanced diet plays a pivotal role. However, adopting a nutritious eating plan doesn't have to mean sacrificing flavor or satisfaction. Here are five delicious and wholesome recipes that will tantalize your taste buds while keeping you on track with your dietary goals.


Grilled Salmon with Asparagus and Quinoa:

Ingredients:

  • Salmon fillets

  • Asparagus spears

  • Quinoa

  • Olive oil

  • Lemon

  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Cook quinoa according to package instructions.

  • Marinate salmon in olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper for 30 minutes.

  • Grill salmon and asparagus until cooked through.

  • Serve grilled salmon and asparagus over cooked quinoa.


Vegetable Stir-Fry with Brown Rice:

Ingredients:

  • Mixed vegetables (such as bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, snap peas)

  • Tofu or chicken breast (optional)

  • Brown rice

  • Soy sauce

  • Garlic

  • Ginger

  • Olive oil

Instructions:

  • Cook brown rice according to package instructions.

  • Heat olive oil in a pan, add minced garlic and ginger.

  • Add chopped vegetables and tofu or chicken, stir-fry until tender.

  • Add soy sauce to taste.

  • Serve over cooked brown rice.


Mediterranean Chickpea Salad:

Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas (canned or cooked)

  • Cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Cucumber, diced

  • Red onion, finely chopped

  • Kalamata olives, sliced

  • Feta cheese, crumbled

  • Fresh parsley, chopped

  • Olive oil

  • Lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

  • Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.

  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Toss until well combined and serve chilled.


Quinoa Black Bean Salad:

Ingredients:

  • Cooked quinoa

  • Black beans (canned or cooked)

  • Corn kernels

  • Red bell pepper, diced

  • Green onions, chopped

  • Cilantro, chopped

  • Lime juice

  • Olive oil

  • Cumin

  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

  • Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.

  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until well combined.

  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Oven-Baked Chicken Breast with Roasted Vegetables:

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast

  • Assorted vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, bell peppers, zucchini)

  • Olive oil

  • Garlic powder

  • Paprika

  • Italian seasoning

  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

  • Place chicken breast on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  • Season chicken with garlic powder, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

  • Toss chopped vegetables with olive oil, salt, and pepper on another baking sheet.

  • Roast both chicken and vegetables in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.

  • Serve chicken alongside roasted vegetables.



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