Healthy Lunch Recipes to Try This Week
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Healthy Lunch Recipes to Try This Week

 

There are so many people who are really obsessed with healthy eating that one would think that people all over the world are eating extremely healthily. Of course, this is not true, because there are still many people who have junk food, or eat fry meals.

Having these unhealthy meals is not good for one’s body, weight, and especially health. This means that you should avoid them as much as you can. After all there are many healthy meals who are extremely delicious and are good for your body.

Today we have decided to show you such kind of recipes. Hope you will enjoy them!

Quinoa and vegetable dish

Ingredients:

1 cup of quinoa

12 ounces of broccoli

8 ounces of mushrooms

2 carrots

1 cup of peas

2 eggs

4 tablespoons of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of chopped garlic

1 tablespoon of ginger

3 tablespoons of olive oil

Directions:

Step 1

First, you need to get a cooking pot and to heat 2 cups of water in it. When the water starts boiling, add the quinoa and stir it a little. Cook it until almost all of the water has evaporated and stir it occasionally. It will take you 10 minutes or so. When the quinoa is fully cooked, take it off the hot plate.

Step 2

Now you will need a non-stick pan. Heat the olive oil in it. And then add the chopped garlic. After that you need to add the ginger which also needs to be chopped. As you have probably heard, ginger is very good for your body, so do not skip this ingredient. Stir them together.

Step 3

When the olive oil is nicely heated, add the mushrooms. You need to wash them and even to peel them if you like, and slice them in pieces beforehand. Then add the broccoli which also need to be washed. Wash the carrots and cut them into pieces as big as you like. Add them into the pan and mix well all the ingredients.

Step 4

Now by continuing to cooking the mixture, add the boiled quinoa and the peas. Mix them with the rest of the ingredients. Then add the eggs. You need to mix the yolks with the egg whites first and then to add the mixture into the pan. Stir all the ingredients well and make sure the eggs are cooked before you add the last ingredient – the soy sauce. Mix them all well. And then remove the pan from the hot plate.

Step 5

Serve it seasoned with black pepper to your taste and some fresh spring onion.

Chickpeas and Black Bean Salad

There are a lot of people who think that salads cannot be main courses. But if one adds nutritious and healthy ingredients

Ingredients:

2 cans of chickpeas

2 cans of black beans

½ red onion

20 cherry tomatoes

½ cup of chopped parsley

½ cup of mint

¼ cup of olive oil

¼ cup of vinegar

¼ cup of lemon juice

salt to taste

pepper to taste

Directions:

Step 1

Firstly, you need to drain the water from the chickpeas and the black beans and to let them dry before you use them to prepare the salad. Then get a big bowl and mix the two main ingredients in it.

Step2

Then chop the onion and add it into the bowl. After that you need to wash the cherry tomatoes and cut them in halves. There is no need to cut them in smaller pieces.

Step 3

Now you need to get the parsley and the mint and to chop them. Then add them into the rest of the ingredients. You could now mix the ingredients. Leave the bowl aside for a while you prepare the dressing for the salad.

Step 4

Get a smaller bowl and pour the olive oil in it. Then add the vinegar and the lemon juice. And finally add some salt and pepper to your taste. You could use a teaspoonful of each. Then mix the dressing well and then pour it over the ingredients in the big bowl. And finally, mix all the ingredients well.

Step 5

You can serve the salad a couple of minutes later just to make sure the ingredients have absorbed some of the dressing. And you can also garnish it with some feta cheese. Done!

Enjoy these healthy recipes!

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