Indulge in these 5 Healthy Recipes Today
As of July 6, 2020, the total number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines is already at 46, 333. The Department of Health recorded a total of 31, 015 active cases-- 28, 925 cases were identified to be mild, 1,845 asymptomatic, 214 severe, and 31 are critical.
These days, more than anything, we need to make sure we are healthy and fit. On top of following all the rules and regulations implemented by the government, it is also very important to be mindful of what we eat. More than having disinfectants and masks, shifting to a healthy lifestyle is our utmost protection against the virus. With this in mind, we have rounded up five easy to do healthy recipes you can start with. These are all simple and convenient especially if you are still starting on this journey.
- Super Green Goddess Salad by @lindseyeatsla
This is a fresh salad made with lettuce, dill, and basil. For the dressing, you will be needing 1 cup silken tofu, ¼ cup dill, 1 cup cilantro, 1 cup parsley, ½ cup green onions, juice of one lemon, 4 garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons vinegar (but if you want to add an extra kick to it, you should definitely try out Malagos Homegrown Produce’s chocolate vinaigrette), and ⅓ cup almond milk. Blend it all together and add it to the greens. It is then mixed with buttered croutons and a creamy almond milk and voila! A simple healthy meal for the family. For more green recipes, you can check out her website.
- Protein Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie by @_deliciousandnutritious_
If you are a sucker for desserts but don’t want to gain weight, with only 175g calories, 12g carbs, 8g fats, and 18g of proteins, this recipe is the bomb! In order to make this, you will be needing:⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
60g of unsweetened almond milk
19g of vegan peanut butter cereal milk protein
6g of chocolate pb2
5g of cocoa
1/4 tsp of baking powder
24g of peanut butter ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Except for the peanut butter, simply mix everything in a bowl. Warm it up in the oven for at least 40-45 seconds, top it off with the peanut butter and a guilt-free, healthy, sweet treat is served! To check out more recipes like this, you can follow them on Instagram.
- Creamy Pepper Jack Cheese by @withpeanutbutterontop
Craving for a snack? This cheesy healthy treat is a must try! You will only need:
Half and half (water and cornstarch)
Fresh broccoli florets
Freshly grated pepper jack cheese
Melt the butter and whisk in the flour until fully mixed. Then, gently pour the half water, half cornstarch mixture. After which, you can put in the broccoli. Mix everything together and stir until cooked. This is a very easy one pan recipe which also makes cleaning a little bit hassle free. Checkout this website for more easy one-pan recipes you’d want to try.
- Banana Bread Granola by coconutritious
This is a must try for banana lovers out there. It is very easy to make! You only need one mashed large banana, 2 tablespoon butter, one tablespoon maple syrup, 1 cup oats, ⅓ cup uncooked quinoa, 1/3 cup slivered almonds, cinnamon, and a dash of salt and pepper.
Simply mix all wet ingredients. After this, add in the dry ingredients. Pack the mixture tightly on a lined baking tray. Bake it at 350° for 25-45 mins. Allow to cool and break it into chunks. A simple recipe that can be eaten at breakfast or for snacks to help you power through the day. If you want more banana recipes, checkout this Instagram.
- Limoncello Gin Cocktail with Fresh Thyme by theforkedspoon
A refreshing healthy drink once in a while is always a good choice. This only includes four ingredients: Limoncello-- a classic Italian liqueur made from sugar, water, alcohol with a zest of lemon, gin, lime juice, and fresh thyme. Mix it all together, put in ice, and a refreshing drink on a hot day is served. If you like this recipe, you can subscribe to their website here. If Limoncello is unavailable, a zesty tangy calamansi juice can be used as a substitute. What better way to go than one that is made from homegrown calamansi? Check out Malagos Homegrown Produce for a one of a kind calamansi juice to mix this awesome drink with.
All of these recipes will help boost your immune system and help you fight Covid-19. With this, it is also equally important to minimize our chances of catching the virus. Admittedly, shifting to a healthy and balanced diet can be quite intimidating. But we always have a more convenient choice: stay at home and do grocery online.
The Malagos Homegrown Produce is an online grocery in Davao City that offers fresh homegrown produce best fit for that healthy journey you’ve been planning. With our farm to table, table to soul produce, each recipe will be a sure delight to the senses. With us, you can do your grocery online and we can deliver these right to your doorstep. Simply head on to Malagos Homegrown Produce and shop to your heart’s content.