Healthy Living Archive

  • Banana Strawberry Smoothie

    Banana Strawberry Smoothie

    recipe ingredients1 banana1 cup of no-fat milk200 grams of nonfat yoghurtHandful of strawberries (usually 5)Icerecipe directionsTo a large cup or blender, add the cut up banana and strawberries, milk and yoghurt. Blend well for a few minutes and add ice when ready to serve.

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  • Brocoli Salad

    Brocoli Salad

    recipe ingredients3 cups broccoli florets1/2 cup shredded carrot1/2 cup raisins1/2 cup salted peanuts1/2 cup light mayonnaise3 tablespoons Mustard, honey1/2 teaspoon curry powderrecipe directionsIn large bowl, combine broccoli, carrots, raisins and peanuts. In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, honey mustard and curry. Pour dressing over salad and toss gently, yet thoroughly to coat. Refrigerate covered until ready to serve.

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  • Tropical Fruit Smoothie

    Tropical Fruit Smoothie

    recipe ingredients1 large banana, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces2 kiwi fruit, peeled and quartered1/2 cup peeled and diced mango1/2 cup peeled and diced papaya1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice3 ice cubes recipe directionsCombine all ingredients in blender and whip until smooth.

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  • Mushroom Salad

    Mushroom Salad

    ecipe ingredients1 1/2 cups thinly sliced button mushrooms1 cup sliced portobello mushroom caps1 cup thinly sliced shitake mushrooms2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley1 Tbsp. minced shallots3 garlic cloves, minced1/4 cup sherry vinegar1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce2 tsp. honey8 cups gourmet salad greens2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, toasted recipe directionsHeat nonstick skillet which has been coated with nonstick cooking spray spray. Add mushrooms, parsley, shallots, and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tend...

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  • Pineapple Smoothie

    Pineapple Smoothie

    recipe ingredients1/2 cup buttermilk1 cup pineapple chunks, canned in juice, drained1 tsp. coconut flakes1/2 tsp. coconut extract recipe directionsAdd all ingredients to blender and process until smooth.

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  • Crab Linguine

    Crab Linguine

    recipe ingredients9 oz crabmeat, all shell bits removed1 Tbsp. olive oil1 small handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped1 clove garlic, crushed12 oz Italian plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped6 tbsp. dry white wine12 oz dried linguinesalt and fresh ground black pepper to taste recipe directionsPound the crabmeat with mortar and pestle or other method, until mashed into small pieces. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the parsley and garlic and cook until the garlic begins to brown; season with salt a...

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  • Fruit Salad

    Fruit Salad

    recipe ingredients1/3 cup orange juice3 Tablespoons Cream of Coconut1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract1/2 teaspoon curry powder1 cup reduced fat sour cream2 mangoes, cubed4 carambolas or star fruit, sliced1 cup blueberries2 cups strawberries, chopped1 1/2 cups orange sectionsrecipe directionsIn a large bowl, mix together orange juice and the following four ingredients with a spoon. Set aside.Add prepared fruit to dressing, and toss thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Serv...

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  • Orange Smoothie

    Orange Smoothie

    recipe ingredients1 medium banana, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces1 ripe peach, peeled, halved, pitted, and diced1 cup raspberries1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice3 ice cubesrecipe directionsCombine all ingredients in blender and whip until smooth.

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  • Grilled Salmon

    Grilled Salmon

    recipe ingredients1 14-3/4 oz. can salmon, or 2 7oz. cans boneless salmon2 tbsp. lemon juice1 1/2 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard3/4 cup dry breadcrumbs1/2 cup sliced green onions3 egg whites recipe directionsDrain and flake salmon. Combine lemon juice and mustard. Blend flaked salmon with breadcrumbs, green onions, and lemon juice-mustard mixture. Mix in egg whites until well blended. Form mixture into 4 patties and grill until lightly browned. Be careful when turning.

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  • Greek Salad

    Greek Salad

    recipe ingredients1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped coarsely1/2 tsp. salt3 Tbsp. tomato juice2 Tbsp. lemon juice1 Tbsp. olive oil1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper1 medium head Romaine lettuce (6 cups)1 cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced12 cherry tomatoes, quartered1/2 red onion, sliced thin8 black olives, such as Kalamata, sliced1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese recipe directionsSprinkle garlic with salt and mash with the side of a knife blade. Place garlic in a small bo...

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