The healthy version of your favorite fast food dishes

Eating a healthy diet does not have to be synonymous with tasteless and boring dishes. In fact, to get it to stay in time it is necessary innovate and create appetizing recipes from healthy foods. And although pampering yourself from time to time is very good, this time we propose the healthy version of some of our favorite recipes of our fast food dishes so you can enjoy yourself without resorting to undesirable foods.


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Quinoa pizza

Ingredients

  • 100 g dry quinoa
  • 30 ml of water
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Basil
  • Oregano
  • Pepper
  • Salt

Toppings

  • Natural crushed tomato
  • Fresh mozzarella
  • Spinach
  • Natural tuna

Elaboration:

one. Wash the quinoa and leave it in a bowl with clean water for 2 or 3 hours to hydrate.

two. After this time, preheat the oven to 180º and crush the quinoa next to the water, the spices to taste and salt in the food processor until you get a homogeneous mixture.

3. To give it a pizza shape, as it is quite liquid, the most comfortable thing is that you pour it little by little on the baking sheet in which you have previously placed vegetable paper.

Four. You can perfect the shape with the help of a spoon.

5. Bake the dough for approximately 10 minutes, ensuring that it does not burn.

6. When it's done, remove it from the oven and let it sit for a couple of minutes.

7. Wash the spinach.

8. Add the tomato and the rest of the ingredients and bake again for another 10 or 15 minutes.


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Baked Potato Chips

Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Spices to taste (garlic powder, pepper, oregano, thyme …)
  • Salt

Elaboration:

one. Preheat the oven to 220º.

two. Wash the potatoes and chop them into chips.

3. Put the potatoes in a bowl, add a splash of oil, salt and the spices you like best.

Four. Move them so that they all get impregnated with spices.

5. Place them separately in the tray on baking paper.

6. Bake for about 20-25 minutes.

7. A trick to make them more crispy is to raise the temperature by 10 or 20 degrees in the last 5 minutes of baking.

You can use these potatoes as an accompaniment or to dip with healthy homemade sauces (tomato, guacamole, hummus …).


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Zucchini spaghetti with pesto

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 90 ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 30 g of pine nuts
  • 80 g parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic

Elaboration:

one. Clean the zucchini and with the help of a cutter or spaghetti get the zucchini spaghetti.

two. Put the rest of the ingredients in the blender glass and mix until you get a homogeneous sauce.

3. Sauté the zucchini for a couple of minutes in a hot pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Four. Remove the zucchini, add the pesto sauce and mix well.

Lettuce Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 150 g cooked prawns or prawns
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ purple onion
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Boneless black olives
  • 100 g cooked corn
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Coriander
  • Pepper
  • Salt

Elaboration:

one. Wash and dry the lettuce leaves.

two. Wash and peel the prawns.

3. Wash the cherry tomatoes and chop them into small dice.

Four. Chop the diced onion too.

5. Peel the avocado and cháfalo to make homemade guacamole.

6. Add a splash of lemon, part of the onion, coriander, pepper and salt to the avocado.

7. Chop the olives into small slices.

8. Put a mixture of the ingredients on each leaf of lettuce and … enjoy!


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Sugar-free oatmeal and banana pancakes

Ingredients for 4 or 5 pancakes:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 50 g of oatmeal
  • Cinnamon to taste (optional)
  • Toppings: natural yogurt and fruit to taste.

Elaboration:

one. Mix all ingredients.

two. Heat a nonstick skillet over high heat (you can add a drop of extra virgin olive oil and spread it)

3. When it is hot, set it to medium-low heat.

Four. Pour a portion of the mixture, wait for bubbles to come out on top and rotate it.

5. Cook on that side and remove.

6. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.

7. Serve the pancakes with some natural yogurt and fruits such as strawberries, slices of bananas or blueberries.


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Sugar-free chocolate cake

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup and a half of whole wheat flour (wheat, spelled, oatmeal …)
  • ½ cup defatted pure cocoa
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • ½ cup extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon yeast

Elaboration:

one. Melt coconut oil in the microwave or in a water bath.

two. Beat the eggs in a bowl and mix them with the oil.

3. Add the flour mixed with the yeast little by little without stopping to mix.

Four. It incorporates cocoa and vanilla essence.

5. Preheat the oven to 180º.

6. Peel the dates and put them in the blender or processor next to the milk.

7. Beat until you get a homogeneous paste and add it to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients.

8. Pour the dough into a previously greased mold.

9. Bake for 35 minutes and check with a toothpick if the inside is cooked.

As you have seen, it is about replacing certain harmful foods such as refined flours, poor quality oils, sugar and other additives, with nutritious foods. It is not a matter of reducing calories, but of using quality ingredients to prepare recipes. What are you waiting to try them?

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