Jul 122014
 

Fat Fighter Recipe – Broccoli Spinach Recipe

Fat Fighter Recipe – Broccoli Spinach Recipe

Fat Fighter Foods

Broccoli: Broccoli is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, vitamin K, B-complex vitamins, zinc, phosphorus, fibre and phyto-nutrients.

Spinach: This low calorie leafy vegetable is full of iron, folate, magnesium, calcium and plenty of antioxidants.

Chilli: Chillies contain capsaicin which boosts your metabolism. Boosted metabolism – burn fat easily.

Peppercorn: Peppercorn stimulates the breakdown of fat cells and boost your metabolism.

Garlic: Garlic keep your heart healthy and fight against the fat cells.

Olive Oil: Olive oil is one of the ‘GOOD’ fat. It increases metabolism and keep your heart healthy.

Fat Fighter Broccoli Spinach Recipe:

Ingredients:
1 broccoli with stems and small leaves
300 gm spinach (or baby spinach)
2-3 garlic cloves
2-3 green chillies
1 teaspoon olive oil
Freshly crushed black peppercorn
Salt to taste
Water as required

How To make fat fighter recipe – broccoli spinach recipe:

Cut the broccoli in small florets. Chop the stems and broccoli leaves.
Wash and cut the stem ends. Blanch the spinach and chop it. If you are using baby spinach, you can leave as it is without chopping.
Blanch the broccoli florets with chopped stems and broccoli leaves.
Chop the chillies finely. Chop the garlic.
Heat the oil in a pan. Add the chopped garlic. Saute for some secs.
Add the chopped chillies. Stir and add broccoli florets along with chopped stems and broccoli leaves. Saute for about 2-3 mins.
Now add spinach and mix well. Saute for few mins.
Then season with freshly crushed peppercorns and salt to taste. Mix well and turn the heat off.
Serve this fat broccoli spinach recipe warm!

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May 172014
 

Barley Recipe – Barley Biryani Recipe

Barley is a hunger fighter makes you full after eating. Barley has got complex carbohydrate means it releases blood sugar slowly than other carbs. This helps you to avoid ups and downs in sugar level as you get blood sugar slowly but surely and it doesn’t make you hungry giving you feeling of fullness in your stomach. Barley is full of Dietary fiber. Lets give a little twist to barley recipe by making barley biryani.

 

Barley Recipe – Barley Biryani Recipe

Barley Recipe – Barley Biryani Recipe

Hmmm, biryani without rice? Not sure to cook, huh? Trust me it tastes delicious and best for calorie control and for dieting. Lets see the recipe now, shall we?

Serves: Minimum 6-8 serving portions
Ingredients:
1 cup barley
Whole spices like 1 bay leave, 1 star anise, 2-3 cloves, 3-4 peppercorns, 1 small cinnamon stick, 3-4 green cardamoms, etc…
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
4-5 garlic cloves, minced or chopped
2 onions, chopped
2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
¾ cup green peas
¾ cup corn kernels
2 tablespoon biryani masala powder
¾ cup natural zero fat yogurt
2 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste
Water as required

How to cook barley biryani:
Soak the barley for at least 8 hours.
Cook it with enough water and salt to taste until barleys are soft and cooked. Get rid of excess water from barley
Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the cumin seeds.
When the seeds start sizzling and get lightly brown, add the minced or chopped garlic. Cook until lightly brown.
Add the chopped onions and slitted green chillies. Stir and cook until onions are soften.
Add the green peas and corn kernels. Cook for 3-4 mins.
Add the tomato paste, biryani masala and yogurt. Mix well and let it cook for 8-10 mins.
Sprinkle salt to taste and mix well.
Now add the boiled barley and mix well gently.
Enjoy the delicious barley biryani!

You get at least 6 portions out of this barley recipe. Make sure to take out the whole spices when you eat biryani otherwise you will feel strong taste in your mouth. You make variation with this recipe by adding other vegetables like cauliflowers, broccoli, bell peppers, carrots, etc… or even chicken, prawns, meat, etc…

May 132014
 

Ginger and Maple Elixir Recipe

Ginger and Maple Elixir Recipe is perfect for weight loss and to lose belly fat. Ginger and Maple Elixir was featured on Dr. Oz show and it is suggested by Dr. Oz to lose belly fat. Daily consumed of this recipe will boost your metabolism and improve digestion system. Ginger itself has many benefits on several ways. Some are listed here.

Some Ginger Benefits

  • Ginger helps to boost metabolism.
  • Ginger lowers the risks of stroke and heart attack by improving the blood circulation.
  • Ginger is also good for skin. It is widely used in facial products.
  • Ginger is also used as a key plant in Ayurvedic medicine from several years, a system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent.
  • Ginger treats diarrhea, nausea and stomach upsets.
  • In recent years, ginger is involved in cancer prevention research. Ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
  • Ginger is a best solution for nausea and vomiting.
  • Ginger is also good to get rid of morning sickness and motion sickness.
  • Ginger prevents cold and flu.

Ginger and Maple Elixir Recipe

Ginger and Maple Elixir Recipe

Ingredients:
2 inch ginger root
3 cups boiling water
2 tsp maple syrup

How to make ginger and maple elixir:

Peel the ginger and cut in thin strips.
Add the ginger strips in the boiling water. Stir and keep it for 10-15 mins to infuse it.
Now add the maple syrup and stir well.
Enjoy the Ginger and Maple Elixir!

Include the Ginger and Maple Elixir in your diet and lose belly fat.