It should be in everyone’s best interest to eat healthy and to get into better shape, but it’s not always easy to follow the road less traveled. Take into consideration that many people are busy with work and school and may find it difficult to keep up with all of life’s demands and taking care of your family as well as exercise and diet.
Today’s subject I will be talking about how you can eat healthy without cooking and feel better. Preparing meals without cooking can really save a lot of time that you can use for other things, such as spending more time with your family and friends.
Another benefit from eating healthy meals that you don’t have to cook is many times after food has been cooked it has a tendency to lose a lot of its nutrition value. Naturally some foods you will want to cook first such as most meat products, but the outline of this article is so that you can base your meals around eating healthy without the cooking.
What is considered healthy?
Healthy would be considered food’s that have a low content of fat, they should be low in sodium and sugar. Such foods that would be considered healthy as for a healthy diet would be eggs.
A real healthy option for eating eggs would it be to hard-boil them. After you have hard-boiled eggs, cut them in halves and scoop out the yoke, put yokes in one bowl, in a different bowl, add 1/2 avocado, 1/4 cup Greek yogurt, 1/2 tbsp of mustard, 1/12 tsp of lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, stir and add yokes.
After you have mixed the egg mixture, scoop some egg mixture into the egg whites and sprinkle with paprika, now you have “avocado deviled eggs”. These are a real healthy and nutritious addition that you can add to your meals. The only thing that will take a little time in preparation would just be boiling some eggs.
The next idea is for you too slice bananas and spread peanut butter on one and make sandwiches out of them, place them on a baking pan and freeze for 1 hour. The next step is to combine 1/2 cup of dark chocolate, 1 tbsp of coconut oil and mix.
Take toothpicks and poke them into the Frozen peanut butter banana sandwiches and dip them into the dark chocolate mixture and freeze for 1 hour. Then you will have dark chocolate peanut butter bananas, Bananas will supply you with a healthy dose of carbohydrates and the peanut butter will supply you with protein. Dark chocolate can be good for you and heart healthy, as long as you don’t consume too much of this, all that is involved other than preparation is just freezing time.
Another idea is you can take two medium zucchini and shred them, put shredded zucchini aside in a separate bowl, add 2 cups of spinach and one cup of Basil, half cup of pine nuts and quarter cup of Parmesan, two cloves, minced garlic, quarter cup olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
Combine all ingredients except for shredded zucchini In a blender and blend, pour mixture over the top of shredded zucchini, sprinkle over the top cherry tomatoes, 1-2 slices of prosciutto and mix. Now you have a tasty and healthy salad, “Pesto & prosciutto zucchini linguine”.
The next idea is take 2 5-oz cans of tuna and place in a bowl, add 1 avocado, and mash together, add 1 cup of carrots, 2 ribs celery, 1/4 cup red onion, 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp of garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste and mix.
Place a whole wheat tortilla on a plate, place lettuce over the tortilla, take the tuna mixture that you had prepared and spread over the top of the lettuce, add cherry tomatoes and wrap. “Crunchy avocado tuna wraps”.
On the go
The advantage of creating meal ideas that don’t require cooking preparation is it can really save on the amount of time that you would typically spend on cooking meals, also following simple healthy ideas like this that don’t require cooking really make for some healthy choices.
The thing that makes these choices healthy is not only that the food’s used in these recipes are healthy, but in the way that they are prepared, that would cut out such things in your diet as fried foods or deep frying foods. The advantage behind this is fried foods are naturally high in fat due to the butter or cooking oil that is required for frying.
Baking foods is a healthy choice but this requires a good amount of time for food preparation, and the whole idea behind this article is to create some different ideas for you and for your meals that don’t take a lot of time and many of these foods you can prepare for when you’re on the go.
Another excellent option that can create for some real healthy meals on the go that don’t require any cooking time are smoothies. Smoothies can supply many great tasting and nutritious ingredients that you can simply whip together in a blender, pour into, “on the go” serving containers and take with you wherever you go.
There are an endless amount of ideas that you can come up with to provide your self with healthy, delicious and nutritious meals that you can prepare in no time without the cooking preparation and you can take these meals with you on the go.
Whether if you are into bulking up and building muscle, or losing weight, any of these ideas are great for including in your diet and will give you the nutrition you need to fulfill whatever your goal is.