You don't have to be a vegan to drool over the healthy (but hearty) recipes in Lee Watson’s new cookbook, Peace & Parsnips: Adventurous Vegan Cooking for Everyone ($ 25; amazon.com). With simple meals that use common ingredients—in other words, no need to seek out difficult-to-find vegan substitutes—Watson offers approachable, appetizing recipes that both vegans and carnivores will enjoy. Here, three of our favorites.Beet & Cumin Fritters with Horseradish & Dill YogurtYield: about 8-10 frittersFor the fritters:1 large potato, scrubbed and cut into cubes4 1/2 oz. firm tofu, pressed and well mashed1/3 cup buckwheat or whole wheat flourA handful of fresh mint leaves, finely choppedZest of 1 lemon1 tsp. sea salt1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper10 1/2 oz. beets, scrubbed and coar
Pesto packs two metabolism boostersolive oil and pine nuts. Add that to the pumpernickel bread (a good source of Resistant Starch), the fiber-loaded apple, and the protein in leftover turkey, and you’ve got an easy-to-make, healthier club sandwich.Serves: 1Calories: 390 per sandwichTry this recipe: Turkey Pesto ClubLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
The ingredients not only add flavor, but vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants too. Water is the single most important nutrient, period. About 60 to 70% of the human body is made of water; and it's required for every single bodily process, including circulation, digestion, and regulating your temperature. So making good old H2O your beverage of choice is a no-brainer. But aside from keeping you properly hydrated, a solid water habit may create a healthy domino effect, too. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people who obtained much of their daily liquids from plain water rather than other beverages had healthier diets overall, with more fiber and less sugar. Upping your water intake may even of...
Try this recipe: Broccoli and Beef With Oyster SauceThis healthier version of a takeout favorite requires just 25 minutes of prep. Want to skip the protein entirely and just load up on veggies? There's so much texture and flavor in this dish that you probably won't miss the meat.Ingredients: Low-sodium soy sauce, dry sherry, cornstarch, sugar, black pepper, flank steak, chicken broth, oyster sauce, sesame oil, peanut oil, broccoli, scallion, garlic, red pepper flakes, jasmine rice (optional)Calories: 262Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Stir-fry is an easy go-to when you want to make something healthy and tasty but don’t have much time. Problem is, you can get stuck in a stir-fry rut. If that’s happened to you, these four recipes—turkey and broccoli stir-fry, libido-boosting stir-fry, shrimp and snow pea stir-fry, Thai spring beef stir-fry—will let you switch up your dinnertime routine without abandoning your favorite quick dish. Each variation is healthy, not to mention delicious—even better than takeout. Enjoy!Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com