Monthly Archives: September 2017

Best One-Pot Meals

We all love one-pot meals because of their ease, simplicity, and flavors. All of these recipes have protein, vegetables and grains cooked together in one pot, making dinner extremely easy to prepare and serve. The wonderful variety includes Thai chicken soup, chilli cheese Mac, Spicy Corn Chowder and lots more.

Here are best One-Pot Meals recipes to get you started on your simpler dinner journey.

Creamy Thai Chicken Coconut SoupI am super excited to share this Thai Chicken Coconut Soup recipe. This creamy coconut chicken soup takes only 15-20 minutes to make and the end result is absolutely delicious. Similar Recipes: Thai Coconut SoupThai Coconut & Veg Broth, Authentic Thai Coconut SoupJessica’s Thai Coconut Soup.


Vegetarian Chili Cheese MacThis healthy one-pot meal is so easy to make and you can add in whatever vegetables you like. Perfect for a weeknight dinner. It is very thick, tangy sauce with the smoky chilli powder. Similar Recipes: Veggie Chilli Mac, Cheesy-Veggie Chilli Mac.


Braised Chicken Thighs And Legs With TomatoA really simple and satisfying homemade recipe. Everything is cooked in one pan, which helps to keep the chicken soft, juicy and full of zest. Similar Recipes: Braised Chicken Legs With Olives And Tomatoes, Braised Chicken Chasseur.


Spicy Corn ChowderSpicy Corn Chowder is a perfect warm soup for upcoming cold winter night. This is the best corn chowder recipe you can ever have. Not too much spicy and the kids love it. Similar Recipes: Spicy Chicken Corn Chowder, Spicy Vegan Corn Chowder.


Fried Rice recipeHomemade fried rice is the best way to eat rice. It’s not so difficult to make and you can add in whatever you like. Always use cooled rice or day old rice for making very good fried rice. Similar Recipes: Egg Fried RiceAsparagus Fried Rice.


Coconut chickpea curry recipeCoconut chickpea curry is a simple, healthy recipe, you can prepare this dish for your family in less than 20 minutes. Also, it can be served with rice. Similar Recipes: Lamb Curry With ChickpeasMoroccan Chickpea SoupGolden Chicken And Chickpea Couscous.


Spicy Tomato Baked Eggs recipeThis recipe makes dinner great. There are several traditional recipes for cooked eggs, egg curry, yogurt or eggs baked in tomato sauce. They are all delicious.Similar Recipes: Eggs With Spicy TomatoesIndian Spicy Scrambled Eggs.


Baked Spaghetti RecipeThis delicious spaghetti is one of the best homemade recipes.  Topping of spaghetti is done with cheese and tomato sauce with just a touch of green pepper. Everyone is going to love this dish.Similar Recipes: Chicken SpaghettiBaked American Spaghetti.


 

Gluten Free Recipes For Healthy Living

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley mainly present in processed foods like beer, french fries, Malt, seasoned snack foods etc as thickener which is not good for the human diet. A gluten-free diet should be based on naturally gluten-free foods with a good balance of micro and macro nutrients such as meat, fish, eggs, milk and dairy products, legumes, nuts, fruits, vegetables, potatoes, rice, and maize.
Here are 10 Gluten-free recipes with some tips to help you buy gluten-free ingredients!

Probiotic Foods That Are Super Healthy

There are many super healthy probiotic foods available in supermarkets or you can make these recipes at home. Foods like probiotic usually contain beneficial bacteria that serve some function in the body. Probiotic foods are good for body and mind. Everyone should add probiotic food in their diet. Some scientific research proves that they are also good for better-looking skin. Mostly probiotics in the form of supplements are popular, but you can also get that from foods which are prepared by bacterial fermentation.

Here is the list of 10 popular probiotic foods that are super healthy.

Greek YogurtThe most popular source of probiotics. Yogurt is made with the help of strains of bacteria added to heated milk. The milk is fragmented into lactic acid that’s produced by the bacteria, becoming the creamy product which not only helps with digestion but also helps us better absorb nutrients from our food.  While most of the Greek yogurts can be considered a source of protein but not all will provide protein. Also be sure to stay away from the ones with added sugars. Similar Recipes: Greek Yogurt PancakesGreek Yogurt Chicken (Low Fat).


Sauerkraut (cabbage)Sauerkraut is fermented cabbage and it contains all essential vitamins and minerals.   Sauerkraut is rich in bacteria even more than yogurt which helps to boost your health and immune system and improves your overall health. It also helps to reduce cholesterol levels. Similar Recipes: Fried SauerkrautSauerkraut PieSauerkraut Cake.


KIMCHIKimchi is a light recipe. It is an authentic Korean dish. Kimchi is also a fermented veggie dish, made with cabbage and radishes. The red color comes from the paste of red pepper flakes and salted shrimp.It also reduces cholesterol and is a low calorie, low-fat recipe.Similar Recipes: Kimchi PancakesKimchi BurgersKimchi SoupTame Kimchi.


NattoSoba

Natto soba is another favorite recipe of Japan. One of the chief Ingredients is fermented soybeans and other Ingredients include quail eggs and dried bonito flakes. Natto is enriched with vitamins and minerals which are good for bone health. Similar Recipes: Natto Soba NoodlesUmeboshi-Natto.


Miso(soybeans)Miso recipe is very popular in Japan. This traditional Japanese paste is also available in supermarkets. It’s made by fermenting soybeans with salt. Miso also eliminates the risk of cancers and helps to digest food, gives strength to the immune system. Similar Recipes: Miso SoupMiso EggplantMiso Baked TofuMiso Tamago.


beetkvassA traditional fermented probiotic drink that contains cancer-fighting compounds. Beet kvass tastes surprisingly delicious. The ginger also helps support in digestion and adds great flavor. Similar Recipes: Beet And Ginger KvassBorschtBeet Borscht.


cottage cheeseCottage cheese is also a homemade probiotic food. Found mostly in households, it is eaten with fruits and salad. Similar Recipes: Cottage Cheese PancakeOatmeal Cottage Cheese.


KombuchaKombucha is a fermented drink made by adding a probiotic-rich bacteria. It is also called Kombucha tea. The liquid contains vitamins and other chemical compounds.  Similar Recipes: Raw KombuchaKombucha ScobyHomemade Kombucha.


DarkChocolateChocolate is a very effective carrier for probiotics. As we know, Chocolate is good for the heart. But it also helps in good digestion. Probiotics are added to high-quality dark chocolate. Similar Recipes: Dark Chocolate & Oat ClustersDark Chocolate FondueDark Chocolate MousseCreamy Dark Chocolate Pie.


 

KefirKefir is a liquid yogurt which is fragmented naturally. Kefir is generally made with cow or goat milk. It promotes bone health, helps with some digestive problems and protects against infections. Kefir contains different types of good bacteria which are good for health. Similar Recipes: Kefir CheesePasta Salad With KefirHomemade KefirApple Kefir.


10 Superfoods for a Healthy Heart

Heart diseases remain the leading killer in the United States. Certain Superfoods are great for helping in lowering the cholesterol, reducing inflammation, maintaining blood pressure and slowing the formation of blood clotting.

When it comes to keeping your heart healthier including the right foods in your diet is necessary. These Superfoods are high in carotenoids, which act as antioxidants and free your body of potentially harmful compounds. They are also high in fiber and contain tons of vitamins and minerals. Here is the list of top 10 tasty Superfoods for your Heart:

  • Apple Pie Oatmeal
    Preparing Oatmeal in a slow cooker can not be easier. This recipe includes apple juice & cinnamon for an apple pie flavor. Oatmeal and Apple are high in fiber that helps in lowering the cholesterol and stabilize blood glucose levels.
    Similar recipes: Oatmeal MuffinsOatmeal Cookies, Baked Oatmeal
    Apple Pie OatMeal

 

10 Delicious Fall Recipes

This is the season of apples, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. The fall is just around the corner. Which also means that it is end of summer. Some of the best recipes available include apple pie, pumpkin spiced sweet treat etc. In this article, we give you some of the best vegan recipes for autumn:-

  • Cider-Braised Chicken

     

    20130930-268035-apple-braised-chicken-edit2-thumb-625xauto-356333This is a fantastic dinner and an ideal Sunday supper. The sauce used in the dish is delicious. Serve the dish with bread or mashed potatoes to give you a delightful experience.

  • Autumn Beef Stew

     

    beef stew_0This is a delicious supper for after work. The dish is prepared with hearty potatoes, tender beef and colourful carrots. This is a staple dish made at Margaret Shauers’ kitchen.

  • Marinated Pot Roast

     

    vEfuWrSyGe6gGAObKjgw_imageThis is a tender beef dish, when combined with red wine sauce gives a sweet taste to vegetables, onion and mushrooms.

  • Sauerkraut Soup

     

    1483735982951This is a very delicious soup. This is how farmers and common folks of Ukraine made delicious food with simple ingredients.

  • Quick Black Forest Cake

     

    10-Black Forest CakeThis is a real twist to classic German chocolate-cherry cake. It uses cherry preservatives and boxed cake mix.

  • Pasta with Chard and Basil

     

    tray-of-pink-pastaYou can use chard leaves instead of basil. This is a great way to use classic sauce throughout the year.

  • Pan Roasted Beef Tenderloin

     

    30901_RecipeImage_620x413_roasted_herbed_beef_tenderloinThis buttery beef tenderloin is very easy to prepare. You have to roast the beef in a frying pan, then roast the beef in the oven.

  • Cheesy Brat Casserole

     

    picMcBbHmThis is a recipe that contains six ingredients. It is originally from Appleton, Wisconsin. The lineup of Winconsin foods include cheddar cheese, potatoes and bratwurst.

  • Southwest Corn Pudding

     

    vegan_sw_corn_puddingThis recipe uses buttery onions, green chillies and cheddar giving us a pudding with stuffing. The corn pudding is inspired by skillet corn bread. This recipe serves as great side dish. It is best served with garlicky sauteed kale and salad.

  • Streusel Apple Bread

     

    1-19-2016-117Apple Streusel Bread is a cake like bread having layers of apple chunks and walnuts in middle. The topping is done with cinnamon streusel.

10 Italian Recipes That Everyone Loves

Everyone loves Italian food. Pastas, pizzas and risotto are some of the dishes that can help in satisfying your cravings. So many kinds of pastas are available. These include lasagna, penne, spaghetti, tagliatelle, ravioli and macaroni. These can be tossed in different sauces, vegetables, herbs and meat. If you want to try a quick meal, try home-made pizzas.

In this article, we share with you top 10 Italian recipes:-

  • PanzenellaPhoto Courtesy: Food NetworkPhoto Courtesy: Food Network
    This Tuscan salad is ideal for summer. The two ingredients that remain the same are bread and tomatoes. This salad is best had with a glass of Prosecco.
  • BruschettaPhoto Courtesy: Just a TastePhoto Courtesy: Just a Taste
    This bread is sliced and then different toppings are done on it. The topping is done with tomato-basil and mushroom-garlic.
  • Focaccia Bread
    Photo Courtesy: Handle the Heart
    Photo Courtesy: Handle the Heart

    Focaccia Bread is a very easy recipe. It is very easy and simple to prepare. We use fresh dough and it is topped with olives, caramelized onions, basil leaves, tomato slices and parmesan cheese and deliciously baked.

  • Pasta Carbonara
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    This is a Roman pasta dish that gets its name from ‘carbone’, which means coal. This pasta is popular with coal miners.

  • Margherita Pizza
    Photo Courtesy: KitchMe
    Photo Courtesy: KitchMe

    If you like piping hot pizza that is fresh out of oven, then try making it at home. It is one of the most loved Italian dish. Try the recipe of Pizza Margherita.

  • Mushroom Risotto
    Photo Courtesy: goodtoknow
    Photo Courtesy: goodtoknow

    Try this plateful of buttery risotto. It is filled with mushrooms. It is great if you are feeling hungry.

  • Tiramisu
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    This is a delicious recipe. This dream dessert is very easy to prepare.

  • Panna Cotta
    Photo Courtesy: goodtoknow
    Photo Courtesy: goodtoknow

    This dessert is prepared with cream, gelatine and milk. The dish is chilled and is served with raspberry coulis & whole raspberries. The Italian meaning of Panna Cotta is ‘cooked cream’.

  • Chicken Cacciatore
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    This is a very rustic recipe. This recipe has different variations in different parts of Italy.

  • Baked Shrimp Scampi
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    The shrimp scampi has garlic, butter, lemon and parsley as topping. It is very easy to prepare and can be baked in oven.