Recipes: Healthy Food That Doesn’t Compromise on Taste

“Anything that tastes nice is fattening.” That, is not necessarily true. It is possible to create dishes that one can enjoy whilst staying healthy, and this is your ultimate guide.

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Soups. They are tasty. They are filling. ‘Nuff said. So why not pair them with a bowl of appetising salad for lunch.

Thai Fish soup as inspired from Women’s Fitness

Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients (2 Servings):

1 tablespoon of light Olive oil

1 clove Garlic, finely sliced

Half a teaspoon of freshly grated Ginger

¼ finely chopped Lemongrass

200g of fresh Crab meat

500ml of Fish stock

150ml Coconut milk

1 tablespoon of Thai fish sauce

60g of uncooked shelled Prawns

1 Spring onion finely sliced

Lemon juice to taste

1 tablespoon of chopped fresh Coriander

Ground Black pepper

Instructions: Heat the oil in a large pan then add the ginger, garlic, chilli, lemongrass and crab meat. Cook for 4 minutes. Next, pour in the stock, coconut milk and fish sauce bringing them to boil. Simmer the prawns gently for a minute or two as you reduce the heat. Finally, stir in the spring onion, lemon juice and coriander.

Chicken and Avocado Salad

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Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

Spinach leaves

Rocket

Tomatoes

Avocado

Cold cooked skinless chicken

Grated cheese (Pick your favourite)

Lemon juice

Olive oil

Instructions: Mix them all up together!

Beef Stew as inspired from Women’s Fitness

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After a long day at uni, it’s probably best that we treat ourselves to a more flavourful dinner.

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients (2 Servings):

1 tablespoon of Olive oil

1 small Onion finely sliced

½ Garlic clove finely sliced

150g of Beef stir-fry strips

½ Yellow pepper thinly sliced

200g of chopped Tomatoes

Small sprig Rosemary, chopped

1 heaped tablespoon pitted Black olives

Instructions: In a medium saucepan, cook the onion and garlic in oil until softened. Gradually add in the beef, pepper, tomatoes, and rosemary bringing them to boil. Soon after, turn the heat down as you simmer for another 15 minutes until the meat is cooked. Stir through the olives and serve.

(image sources: 1, 2, 3)

by Beverly W., Razz Food Correspondent

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