Friday, 14 Jun 2024

Healthy recipes for mental and physical health

Here are some healthy recipes that can benefit both your mental and physical health:

  1. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Ingredients:
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Brush salmon with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill salmon for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  4. In a small bowl, mix diced avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper.
  5. Top grilled salmon with avocado salsa and serve.
  6. Quinoa and Black Bean Salad Ingredients:
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  2. In a large bowl, mix cooked quinoa, black beans, red bell pepper, red onion, and cilantro.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour dressing over the quinoa and black bean mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Serve chilled.
  6. Baked Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients:
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into fries
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss sweet potato fries with olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread the fries out in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until fries are crispy and cooked through.
  5. Serve hot.
  6. Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry Ingredients:
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, cornstarch, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add chicken strips and cook for 5-6 minutes or until browned on all sides.
  4. Add broccoli and red bell pepper to the skillet and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Pour soy sauce mixture over chicken and vegetables and stir to combine.
  6. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  7. Serve hot over rice or quinoa.

These recipes are all packed with nutrients and healthy ingredients that can help improve both your physical and mental health. Enjoy!