Beans are a super healthy affordable food. High in antioxidants, fiber, protein and many vitamins, eating beans regularly may decrease the risk of many diseases and helps with weight management. Here is an easy recipe that can be used as a main or side dish. Continue reading “Black and White Bean Salad”
The health benefits of salmon have been well documented. High in many nutrients and low in carbs, it is a great supper dish. Here is an easy recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. I use bagged salad mix for convenience (make sure you wash it before use) and my oranges of choice are navels. Enjoy. Continue reading “Baked Salmon with Citrus Salad”
Curry has often been referred to as Scotland’s other national dish. This is probably due to the plethora of Indian restaurants and citizens emanating from the Indian Continent. It takes me back to my college days in Glasgow and is one of my favorites to cook. The variety of spices and ingredients in curry dishes never gets boring.
This dish provides a healthy and flavorful dose of lean protein with vegetable nutrients that tastes great. For a vegan/gluten-free alternative, just eliminate the chicken. The chickpeas and spinach stand on their own as a great main dish.
Look forward to hearing your thoughts on this delicious dish. Continue reading “Curried Chicken with Chickpeas and Spinach – a curry dish for all”
In cold weather, we often gravitate to oatmeal as a hot, filling breakfast. As an alternative, next time consider quinoa – a gluten-free, high protein plant food that contain all nine essential amino acids. Continue reading “Quinoa – a great breakfast alternative”