9 Easy To Make Healthy Recipes To Help You Stay Fit

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More people are becoming aware of the benefits of getting fit and staying in shape. Besides, looking great you also feel better too. Not only that, being fit also reduces the chances of getting sick or getting serious diseases, it improves energy and life longevity, it also combats high cholesterol and its related diseases.

However, being fit may not be as easy as it’s made to seem especially preparing your meals. Well, we’re here to help you out and make your fitness journey as it easy as it can possibly be with a few easy to make healthy recipes.

Tuna Apple Salad

tuna + Apple Salad
Ingredients

Cans of Tuna

Sweet Relics

Diced Apples

Fat free Mayo

Chopped celery

Garlic powder

Directions

  1. Drain water from your cans of tuna before putting the tuna in a bowl
  2. Add your diced apple and chopped celery to the bowl of tuna
  3. Add a pinch of garlic powder, your sweet relish and 2-3 tablespoons of Mayo and stir.

Turkey Chilli

turkey chili

Ingredients

Olive Oil

Ground lean turkey

Chopped red bell pepper

Chopped onions

Water

Minced Garlic

Crushed red pepper

Crushed tomatoes

Black beans

Chopped green chili

Kidney beans

Chilli seasoning

Directions
  1. Heat your pan on medium heat before adding your 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil.
  2. When the oil is hot, add your ground turkey.
  3. Wait for it to get brown before you add the remaining ingredients.
  4. Stir and allow it to boil after increasing your heat.
  5. When the chili is ready, allow it to simmer for a few minutes before serving.

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Easy Pulled Pork

Pulled porkIngredients
Sliced Onions
Brown Sugar, 2 tablespoons
Paprika, 1 tablespoon
Salt, 1 teaspoon
Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
Trimmed pork
Worcestershire Sauce (2 teaspoons)
Apple Cider Vinegar ( 4 tablespoons)
Chicken broth, 1 cup
1 tablespoon of mustard
2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon of sugar
Directions
For this, you’ll need a slow cooker. While preparation doesn’t take any time for this meal, the actual preparation time runs a little bit longer. However, the finished meal makes the wait worth it.
  1. Put your onion in the slow cooker
  2. Mix the brown sugar, salt, paprika and pepper thoroughly in a small separate bowl
  3. Apply the mixture on the pork.
  4. Ensure your application is even before placing the pork in the slow cooker.
  5. Thoroughly Mix the chicken broth, cayenne pepper, mustard, vinegar, sugar and Worcestershire sauce in a sperate bowl.
  6. Pour in the slow cooker.
  7. Cover and allow to cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  8. When ready you can shred the pork with two forks (if it wasn’t shredded already).

Cuban Style Chicken Fricasse

chicken fricasse

Ingredients

Chicken

Water

Peas

Olive Oil

Saffron

Onion

Pepper

Salt

Bay leaf

Fresh lemon juice

Chopped Garlic

Tomato sauce

Diced bell pepper

1 teaspoon of cumin

Green olives

Raisins

Peeled potatoes

Cooking Wine (white)
Directions
  1. Cut the chicken into the preferred size
  2. Add your water, lemon juice, cumin, garlic, bay leaf, saffron, pepper, bell pepper and onions.
  3. Put on medium heat for 20 minutes
  4. Add the potatoes and cook till the potatoes are ready in 10-15 minutes.
  5. Now add the raisins, cooking wine, olive oil, olives, and tomato sauce.
  6. Let it cook for another five minutes before adding the drained peas.
  7. After a minute or two, you can switch off your stove top. Food is ready.

Thai Peanut Chicken

Thai Peanut Chicken

Chicken

Black Pepper

Mild Salsa

Fresh Cilantro

Lime Wedges

Smooth Peanut Butter

Lime Juice

Soy Sauce

Grated fresh ginger

Directions

Another slow cooker recipe that will be a great addition to your repertoire

  1. Spice the chicken with the black pepper and then put in the slow cooker.
  2. Excluding the cilantro, mix all the remaining ingredients.
  3. Pour the mixture over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on low heat for about 8 hours.
  5. Remove the chicken with a slotted spoon when ready and pour the sauce over the chicken.
  6. Use the lime wedges and cilantro as garnish.

Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Bacon Zucchini Pasta

Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients



Zucchini

Parmesan

Bacon

Shrimp

Salt

Pepper

Red Pepper goat cheese

Directions

  1. Use your spiralizer to make zucchini Pasta

Spiralizer

2. Put your pan, preferably nonstick, over medium flames.

3. And your bacon and cook until your desired taste.

4. Remove your bacon before adding your zucchini to the pan.

5. Chop the bacon and add the chopped bits to the Zucchini

6.  Cook for a few minutes before adding your cheese. You stir until the cheese melts.

7. You can now serve. Add parmesan as your topping.

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Piri Piri Chicken Livers

chicken livers

Ingredients

Chicken Livers

Sliced Onions

Paprika, 1 teaspoon

Allspice, 1 teaspoon

Garlic

Olive Oil

Sliced red bell pepper

Piri Piri Spice

Baby Spinach

Lemon Juice

Chopped Parsley

Directions

  1. Heat the oil on medium heat and then add the onions, garlic and peppers when the oil is warm enough.
  2. Then add the chicken liver and add your spices too.
  3. When the sauce is ready, you then add your spinach.
  4. After a minute or two, take it off the fire and let it cool.
  5. Sprinkle your parsley over the piri piri chicken livers.

One Pot Beef Skillet

one pot beef skillet

Ingredients

Ground beef

Salsa sauce

Tomato Soup

Water

Sliced Carrots

Sliced Onions

Kernel corn

Diced Mushrooms

Chedder Cheese

Crushed garlic

Directions

  1. Cook the beef in the skill over medium heat, until its brown
  2. Add your salsa, soup, water and kernel corn. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Then add your onions, carrots and mushrooms and let it cook for another 5 minutes
  4. Sprinkle cheddar cheese and crushed garlic and then stir. Wait a minute before turning off the fire.
  5. Food is ready. You can serve with either bread, potatoes or any carbs of your choice.

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

Olive Oil

Black pepper

Ground Turkey

Salt

Sliced onions

Sliced red bell pepper

Soy sauce

Diced garlic

Grated ginger

1 head of butter lettuce

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat
  2. Add the turkey to the oil for about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Make sure to drain the excess fat (if any) before adding garlic, onion, bell pepper to the sauce. Cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the soy sauce, ground turkey and ginger. Stir and mix thoroughly.
  5. When ready, you put some spoon of the turkey sauce into the center of a lettuce leaf – like a taco, and enjoy.

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