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Friday, April 25, 2014

Dr. Oz’s Vitamin C Smoothie

During cold and flu season, catching some sort of bug can seem almost unavoidable. At the first sign of feeling under the weather, fill up on this vitamin C smoothie. This delicious blend can help you to boost your immunity and reclaim your health.


Recipe by DoctorOz


Ingredients

2 oranges
1/2 cantaloupe
1 cup of strawberries
1 tomato

Directions

Juice the 2 oranges and combine juice with other ingredients. Blend over ice.


More Smoothie Recipe to try here: Medi-health

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Macaroni Bolognese Recipe

Pasta with Bolognese sauce is a match made in heaven and this Macoroni Bolognese recipe is no exception to that rule.The macoroni pasta gives this dish a wonderful texture and because it's baked, the flavours of the sauce are enhanced and 'fused' onto each piece of the pasta. If you love pasta and cheese but are trying to cut down the fat in your diet, you've found a winner in this great recipe. 

One serve of this recipe represents 14% of the recommended daily energy intake of an average person.


Recipe by weightloss.com.au



This recipe is low fat and a good source of protein.


Energy per 100g:
348kJ - 83Cal
Fat per 100g:
2.7g

This recipe serves 4.




Recipe Ingredients:


200g Mince (beef or pork)
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 can tomatoes, diced
1 onion
2 tsp. garlic, crushed
2 tsp. mixed Italian herbs
1 tsp. brown sugar
Cracked pepper
1 cup beef stock
2 tbsp. tomato paste
2 cups dried macaroni
1 loose cup low fat tasty cheese


Recipe Method:


  • In a medium sized pot, bring water to boil then add macaroni. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until half cooked. Drain and let sit until ready.
  • Preheat oven 170C.
  • In a medium pot heat oil on med heat. Sauté onion for 5-10 mins, you want translucent no colour so turn down heat if you see colour.
  • Add mince, and cook stirring to ensure the mince has browned; this should take around 5-8 minutes. Make sure you separate the mince; keep breaking it up with your wooden spoon.
  • Now add stock and then add canned tomatoes. Sprinkle herbs, sugar, garlic, pepper. Turn down heat to a simmer for 5 minutes, stirring. Add tomato paste.
  • Run pasta under water to separate. Add to Bolognese mixture, stir.
  • Divide mixture into 4 oven dishes, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Serve with side salad.

More Lunch Recipe to try here....

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Natural Pancake Recipe With Only 2 Ingredients

When we talked about pancake, it is usually prepared from a starch based batter and cooked on a hot surface. But with these natural pancake recipes with only two ingredients which is a banana and egg. I know we are all excited to have a try in this recipe.


Recipe by blogilates


Watch Video Below:



More Breakfast Recipe to try here....

Drinks That Burn Fats: Pineapple And Kiwi Juice Recipe

For who doesn't love strange taste of Arabian recipes or vegetables juice, you can try the refreshing taste of pineapple and kiwi juice.

Experiments proved that commitment with drinking this juice for 15 days is very good for losing weight. It helps you to lose around 10 kg, of course this is working well with diet system and regular exercises.



Recipe by amrelnawawy


Method : Mix 5 slices of pineapple and 2 pieces of kiwi in blender without sugar. Drink it instead of lunch.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Fruit Compote Skewers with Stewed Plums Recipe

Fruit looks great presented on skewers and kids really love it because it makes fruit fun. Choose between wooden skewers or metal. 


This recipes utilizes low fat and low GI ingredients.




Recipe by weightloss.com.au



This recipe serves 1.


Recipe Ingredients:

½ cup halved and hulled Strawberries
2 cored chopped Apples
2 Pears, chopped
2 oranges peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon lemon or orange juice
6 skewers (wooden or metal)
3 plums, roughly chopped


Recipe Method:


  • Place fruits on skewers and drizzle with lemon or orange juice.
  • Place plums in small saucepan, add about ½ cup water. Cook over low heat for about 15 minutes or until plums have softened. Set aside to cool.
  • Place plums in small bowl and serve with fruit skewers.
  • If desired plums can be poured over fruit skewers.



If you like this recipe, you may also like these healthy snack recipes:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Healthy Dinner: Vegetarian Fried Rice Recipe



Fried rice is a very economical and easy meal to prepare. Its a great way to get loads of vegetables into your diet. This recipe is low fat and a good source of protein.





Energy per 100g: 404kJ - 96Cal

Fat per 100g: 2.0g

This recipe serves 4.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. crushed ginger (we used from a jar)
1 medium onion, finely sliced
1 sticks celery, finely chopped
½ red capsicum, finely diced
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
½ can corn kernels, drained
½ Zucchini (aka corgette), chopped
3 cups cooked Jasmine rice
8 button mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons Kecap Manis
3 tbsp. soy sauce, light
2 tbsp. oyster sauce
2 eggs
2 tbsp. low fat milk



Recipe Method:

    • Heat wok or large frying pan over medium heat. Add oil and onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
    • Add carrot, celery, zucchini, ginger and capsicum and saute for 5 mins.
    • Pour a little light soy over veg.
    • Mix egg and milk in a small bowl, beat with fork and add to pan. Keep stirring as the egg cooks.
    • Add corn and mushrroms, keep stirring.
    • Combine rice & drizzle all the sauces over the mixture and keep stirring until all incorporated.
    • Season with some cracked pepper.
    • Serve immediately.


More Recipe here....

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Healthy Lunch for Summer: Grilled Corn Salad

A yummy and easy side for hot summer days! Goes great with your grilled dishes or just to munch on. This recipe will last several days when covered in an airtight container and refrigerated.


Ingredients


6 ears freshly shucked corn


1 green pepper, diced


2 Roma (plum) tomatoes, diced


1/4 cup diced red onion


1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped, or more to taste


2 teaspoons olive oil, or to taste salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat; lightly oil the grate.
  2. Cook the corn on the preheated grill, turning occasionally, until the corn is tender and specks of black appear, about 10 minutes; set aside until just cool enough to handle. Slice the kernels off of the cob and place into a bowl.
  3. Combine the warm corn kernels with the green pepper, diced tomato, onion, cilantro, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss until evenly mixed. Set aside for at least 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend before serving.

Enjoy your summer with these recipes and  you'll find more easy to prepare food Lunch recipes here.... 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Breakfast: Banana Pancakes

Since I don't want to spend much time preparing breakfast in the morning, these banana pancake recipes are all very quick and easy, under 5 minutes to prepare, and the ingredients are easy to get. See the images below for my 2 version of banana pancakes:

Version 1



Version 2





Hope you enjoy my 2 version of banana recipes and to enjoy more you'll find more easy to prepare food breakfast recipes here.... 



Tuesday, April 1, 2014

White Chocolate Shake

Shake with full of flavor are the best summer drinks, whether they can be subtle, fruity, or just plain refreshing. To enjoy the summer,  craving white chocolate shake will be the perfect drinks to choose.  You can also add ice cream and  strawberry for a better taste. See the image below to see my variation of white chocolate shake summer drinks.



White Chocolate Shake


White Chocolate Shake with Strawberry Flavor


White Chocolate Shake with Ice Cream


Enjoy and have a try on my summer shake recipes or looking some more refreshing summer drinks to sip? Then check out these summer shake drinks.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Banana and Apple Chip Recipes: Healthy Homemade Snacks

Snacks don't have to be a guilty pleasure. Discover creative and healthy ways to satisfy your hunger without sabotaging your weight-loss plan. Since I love making snacks myself! I made today a healthy homemade snack “Banana and Apple Chip Recipes”. The great thing about homemade snacks is that you know exactly what you are eating-and you have no additives, preservatives or crazy ingredients that you can't pronounce. 

See the image below for my homemade snack chip:

Before: Fresh Banana

After: Banana chips

Before: Fresh Apple

After: Apple chips


For those who love natural fruits chips and don’t have time to prepare I highly recommend these healthy natural fruit chips at medi-health.com




Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Healthy Dinner: Baked Potato Soup

Baked potato soup was one of my favs in my pre-veggie days. This Baked Potato Soup is a perfect complement to any meal and sure to warm you up on a cold day. This version of mine is delicious in its own right, with or without meat and dairy substitutes. See the image below :


You can find the original recipe here...



Monday, March 3, 2014

Healthy Lunch / Dinner: Mac & Cheese

Last Monday I decided to try mac and cheese. Did you know that Macaroni and cheese, also called "mac and cheese" in American English and Canadian English; "macaroni pie" in Caribbean English; and "macaroni cheese" in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand; ... Wikipedia. I’m not a huge fan of mac and cheese but when I try my best friend mac and cheese recipe and it taste so good. So I decided to have a try. And beside it is a good southern dish, so I have to make this. The image below is my own version of Mac and cheese recipe.


You can find the original recipe here...



Sunday, February 23, 2014

Breakfast Morning: Cinnamon Oatmeal with real apples

This morning I started my day of healthy eating with these healthy breakfast “Cinnamon Oatmeal with real apples”. It is a perfect breakfast to go and easy to prepare, especially for those people who ran out of time. And beside oatmeal is a source of fiber. That means that when you eat oats for breakfast, you feel full for a long time. Breakfast foods that has high in sugar and fat can make you feel full for a brief period of time, but then you feel hungry again. If you have an oatmeal breakfast, consisting of blended fruit can satisfy your hunger easily until lunch. So if you miss eating oatmeal for breakfast, you miss out on a delicious way to add fiber and nutrients to your body first in the morning. 


These is my cinnamon oatmeal with real apples version.

You can find the recipes here


Nutrition Facts


Serving Size 1/4 cup (24g dry)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories 2000 2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 24000mg 24000mg
Total Carbohydrate
300g 375g
Dietary Fiber
25g 30g
Calories per gram Fat 9 Carbs 4 Protein 4

Friday, February 21, 2014

Tomato and Cheese Lasagna

Great egg style noodles with a tomato cheese base and vegetables make this a great fast way to have some lasagna.

Try  Tomato and Cheese Lasagna recipes here

Whole Wheat Fig Bars

These moist and delicious whole wheat fig bars are delicious. A whole wheat crust filled with sweet fig filling.


Try  Whole Wheat Fig Bars recipes here


Sunday, February 2, 2014

French Vanilla and Mocha Shake

Premium hot chocolate blended with French vanilla flavoring makes this French vanilla hot chocolate an amazing and unique drink.


Try  French Vanilla and Mocha Shake recipes here

Texas Heat Snack Mix

A Sweet balance of Heat. A blended mix of corn nuts, honey sesame sticks, butter toffee peanuts and whole almonds.


Try Texas Heat Snack Mix recipes here


Mac & Cheese

Who does not just love the comfortable feeling of a perfect bowl of home made Macaroni and Cheese? This Mac and Cheese brings up such great memories it is hard to only eat one serving and to think it has 10 g of protein.You will feel full and love the taste of the Medi Health Mac and Cheese.



Try  Mac & Cheese recipes here


Beef Flavored Vegetable Stew

Great tasting and healthy vegetable stew is a great source of vitamins and nutrition in the perfect portion.


Try  Beef Flavored Vegetable Stew recipes here



Natural Rolled Oats with real Banana

Face it Oatmeal is good for us but tastes better with some fruit. We have made it easy to take oatmeal and fruit with you for a healthy delicious meal any time. Just add water and microwave and in 1 minute you have a perfectly sized meal.


Try  Natural Rolled Oats with real Banana recipes here

Friday, January 31, 2014

Dark Chocolate Shake

There is a regular run of the mill chocolate shakes. Then there is our amazing dark chocolate shakes. We dare you to find a better tasting one anywhere!



Try  Dark Chocolate Shake recipes here

Whole Wheat Apricot-peach bars

These moist and delicious whole wheat peach apricot bars are delicious. A whole wheat crust filled with a delectable fig filling sweetened with natural peach and apricot flavors.



Try  Whole Wheat Apricot-peach bars recipes here

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Who does not love a hot bowl of Broccoli Cheese Soup? So good you will think it was made at a restaurant! Add some of our soup crackers and your set with a super filling, great tasting meal and it is so easy to make.


Try  Broccoli Cheese Soup recipes here

Pasta Stroganoff

From its origins in 19th-century Russia, it has become popular around the world, with considerable variation from the original recipe. Our variation is pasta noodles in a rich Stroganoff sauce. Even the kids love it and you will love it as well. Keeping with our simple single serving convenience you can have this great dish any time any where.



Try  Pasta Stroganoff recipes here

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Crunchy Granola and Strawberries in milk cereal

Crunchy Granola and Strawberries in milk cereal. Just add water mix and the milk is created for you. 
Perfect for breakfast on the go.



Try  Crunchy Granola and Strawberries in milk cereal recipes here



Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Whole Wheat Blueberry Bars

These moist and delicious whole wheat blueberry bars are delicious. A whole wheat crust filled with a delectable fig filling sweetened with natural blueberry flavored filling.


Try  Whole Wheat Blueberry Bars recipes here

Friday, January 10, 2014

Chocolate Milk

Who does not like a good glass of chocolate milk from time to time. We have created a perfect glass of milk that can be taken with you for a snack or meal anywhere. Just add water and Voila, you have a glass of chocolate milk.


Try  Chocolate Milk recipes here

Apple Cinnamon Bars

These moist and delicious whole wheat apple cinnamon bars are delicious. A whole wheat crust filled with a delectable fig filling naturally sweetened with apple cinnamon flavoring.



Try Apple Cinnamon Bars recipes here

Tomato and Cheese Lasagna

Great egg style noodles with a tomato cheese base and vegetables make this a great fast way to have some lasagna. A favorite here at Medi-Health we know you will love to make this a regular part of your pantry.

Try  Tomato and Cheese Lasagna recipes here

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Creamy Vegetable Rotini Pasta

Rotini noodles in a creamy sauce with vegetables is a hit with the kids and will be one for you as well. Such a great combination of noodles with the creamy sauce and vegetables is sure to make you feel great.


Try Creamy Vegetable Rotini Pasta recipes here

Ginger Snap Crunch Cereal

Ginger Lovers, the time has come for supergrains! You will not believe that something this good is actually good for you.

The new Ginger Snap Cereal picks up where ancient traditions left off, combining the supergrains chia, quinoa, and amaranth in one delicious blend. This is not just a cereal: it's a raw superfood powerhouse. 
Chia Seeds offer a much-needed boost of Omega 3's plus a wealth of antioxidants. Chia is true warrior food, fueling generations of Aztecs and esteemed as an aid to hydration for centuries. Quinoa and Amaranth have been rediscovered as the secret protein superfoods of the Andes. When sprouted and freeze-dried, these tiny supergrains achieve their full nutrient potential. Hawthorn Berries and Ginger have traditionally been used as digestive tonics and aids to circulation. The synergy of these two flavors is right at home with supergrains! Add it all to crunchy sprouted buckwheat with just a touch of raw honey.... now you've got the best breakfast ever.




Try  Ginger Snap Crunch Cereal recipes here

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

French Vanilla Cappucino Shake

Old fashioned and delicious French vanilla cappuccino is easy to make and delicious to drink!


Try  French Vanilla Cappucino Shake Recipe Here ...


Nutrition Facts


Serving Size 29g (~1 oz.) 
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 125 
Calories From Fat 23 
%DV 
Total Fat 3g 8% 
Saturated Fat 2.25g 11% 
Cholesterol 2mg 1% 
Sodium 57mg 2% 
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8% 
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% 
Sugars 17g 
Protein 2g 
Vitamin A 2% Calcium 6% 
Vitamin C 0% Iron 2% 


Ingredients 


Sugar, creamer (coconut oil, corn syrupsolids, sodium caseinate, mono &diglycerides, dipotassium phosphate, sodiumsilico aluminate), maltodextrin, whole milk,sweet whey powder, Espresso coffee, cocoa(processed with alkali), natural & artificialflavors, sodium caseinate, xanthan gum,cellulose, guar gum, salt. 

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products. 




Natural Blueberry Crunch Cereal

Wake up your taste buds with Acai Blueberry Superfood Cereal! Another cereal you will not believe is this good and can still be good for you. Grain-free, nutrient-dense, and packed with flavor, this superfruit cereal is an awesome way to get more color in your diet. Dark blue and purple foods like blueberries and acai offer powerful antioxidants that have all but vanished from the Western diet. Looking for more color? How about bilberry, elderberry, amla, and camu camu? Yes, all these power-packed superfruits step up the antioxidant support of this superfood cereal. Combine these superfruits with the crunch of sprouted buckwheat and coconut, and you've got a cereal that will keep you going all morning long.



Try Natural Blueberry Crunch Cereal Recipe Here ...




Nutrition Facts


Serving Size 51g (~1.8 oz.)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 
Calories From Fat 80 
%DV 
Total Fat 9g 15% 
Saturated Fat 6g 28% 
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 
Sodium 37mg 2% 
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10% 
Dietary Fiber 5g 21% 
Sugars 13g 
Protein 5g 
Vitamin A 1% Calcium 2% 
Vitamin C 3% Iron 12% 


Ingredients 


Organic Buckwheat Sprouts, Organic Coconut, Organic Coconut Palm Sugar, Organic Currants, Organic Banana, Raw Brown Rice Bran & Germ (grain free), Superfood Antioxidant Blend (Blueberry Juice, Organic Freeze Dried Acai, Wildcrafted Bilberries, Organic Elderberries, Amla Berry Extract, Camu Camu Fruit) and Himalayan Crystal Salt. 

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.


Storage


Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing. 




Creamy Vegetable Rotini Pasta

Rotini noodles in a creamy sauce with vegetables is a hit with the kids and will be one for you as well. Such a great combination of noodles with the creamy sauce and vegetables is sure to make you feel great.



Try  Creamy Vegetable Rotini Pasta Recipe Here ...

Tomato Basil Pasta Soup

Rich sweet creamy tomato soup with large round pasta and the flavor of basil make this a tomato soup fan favorite soup. What else is better and more filling that this great tasting soup? And it is perfectly balanced for your diet. Add some of our soup crackers and voila! One of my personal favorites.


Try Tomato Basil Pasta Soup Recipe Here ...

Natural Blueberry Crunch Cereal

Wake up your taste buds with Acai Blueberry Superfood Cereal! Another cereal you will not believe is this good and can still be good for you. Grain-free, nutrient-dense, and packed with flavor, this super fruit cereal is an awesome way to get more color in your diet. Dark blue and purple foods like blueberries and Acai offer powerful antioxidants that have all but vanished from the Western diet.



Try Natural Blueberry Crunch Cereal recipes here




Nutrition Facts


Serving Size 51g (~1.8 oz.)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202
Calories From Fat 80
%DV
Total Fat 9g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 21%
Sugars 13g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 1% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 3% Iron 12%
Ingredients
Organic Buckwheat Sprouts, Organic Coconut, Organic Coconut Palm Sugar, Organic Currants, Organic Banana, Raw Brown Rice Bran & Germ (grain free), Superfood Antioxidant Blend (Blueberry Juice, Organic Freeze Dried Acai, Wildcrafted Bilberries, Organic Elderberries, Amla Berry Extract, Camu Camu Fruit) and Himalayan Crystal Salt.

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Storage
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.