Check out these amazing fruits and veggies recipes that can be served with your regular meal. They offered several health benefits as well.
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Fruits and vegetables contain biologically active substances and protect you from type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and stroke. Fruits and veggies served in any way offer several health benefits and prevent you from diseases.
Let’s check out amazing fruits and veggies recipes that are healthy and have several mouthwatering ways to serve them.
This amazing fruit and veggie recipe is majorly used in pancakes and cake layer filling. Lemon curd is a condiment for afternoon tea and is used as a jam or custard. Its texture is smooth and thick to spread on other foods. It is prepared with the zest of lemon and sometimes includes egg yolks and sugar.
To make a Keto Lemon curd, you would need three large eggs, 3/4th cup lemon juice, lemon zest, 4 tbsp butter cut into small chunks, and a half cup of confectioner’s Swerve. Heat water in a medium saucepan until simmering. Next, place a metal mixing bowl over the pot of water and add all the ingredients (except butter).
Mix the ingredients well and let it thicken after 5-7 minutes of cooking. After the mixture thickens, add butter, and remove the pan from heat immediately. The Keto lemon curd can be stored in a tightly sealed container for 4-5 days. Remember to replace granulated sugar with a confectioner’s keto sweetener.
These baked Zucchini fries are crispy, healthy, and served only 130-135 calories. Serving baked Zucchini fries with a dipping sauce is a great alternative to traditional burgers and fries.
To make this delicious recipe, you would need 1 cup panko (a Japanese style breadcrumb that can be purchased from a local grocery store), freshly grated Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, 4 Zucchini, chopped fresh parsley leaves, 2 cups all-purpose flour, two large beaten eggs, grounded black pepper for taste.
Preheat the oven to 425F and grease the tray with oil. In a bowl, mix Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper. Dip Zucchini in flour, then into eggs, and in a Panko mixture. Place prepared Zucchini on the greased sheet and bake them for 20-25 minutes. Serve them hot while garnishing with parsley, if needed.
This delectable fruit and veggie recipe adds an amazing flavor to anything you want. This is the easiest recipe that serves well and preserves summer tomatoes. Slow-roasted tomatoes are different from slow-roasted tomatoes, as they taste better. To make this recipe, you would need sliced garlic cloves, vine-ripened tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt (for taste), brown sugar, and fresh basil leaves.
Preheat the oven to 150C. Cut the tomatoes horizontally and place them skin side down on a baking tray. Add garlic on tomatoes, sprinkle sugar, drizzle vinegar & oil on the top. Season them with salt and let them roast for 45-50 mins. Let them cool and serve tomatoes at room temperature.
If you like banana pancakes, then Apple pancakes are worth trying. It is an excellent healthy fruit to add to the breakfast routine. These are fluffy and can be prepared in 5-10 minutes.
These pancakes are nutritious and can be served with hot cinnamon syrup. The ingredients you would need to make this fruit & veggie recipe are 1 cup milk, shredded tart apple, baking powder, white sugar, melted butter, and egg. In a bowl, add dried ingredients, like baking powder, cinnamon, sugar, and flour.
Take another bowl, and add milk, egg, melted butter, and apple. Mix both the mixtures well. Heat the pan over medium heat. Pour the batter on the pan and let it cook until bubbles are formed. Flip the pancake and cook until it turns brown. Serve it hot with syrup.
Everything becomes tastier and healthy when you have avocados on your menu. This salad is loaded with fruits and veggies and tastes flavorful. Take diced cucumber, Roma tomatoes, diced and ripe avocados, lemon, pepper, fresh chopped cilantro, diced red onion, extra virgin olive oil, salt & black pepper (according to taste).
In a large salad bowl, add all the fruits and veggies. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice and mix them. To make it delicious, add salt and pepper before you serve.
This fruit and veggie recipe tastes better when you invite guests for dinner. It is gluten-free and is an excellent recipe for those on a paleo diet. The soup is overloaded with sweetness from carrots and wonderful flavor from caramelized onions. Take large onions, olive oil, peeled and sliced carrots, Yukon gold potato peeled, sliced celery, vegetable stock, salt & pepper to taste. Cook onions and olive oil over lower heat while stirring frequently.
Add potatoes, carrots, celery, and toss them well to coat them with oil and onion mix. Next, add vegetable stock, and bring the mix to boil. Cook them for 15-20 minutes. Blend the mix until smooth. You can also add water if you want the soup to be thinner. Season it with salt and pepper and serve it hot with herb oil (optional).
Plums are known for offering several health benefits. For instance, vitamin C in plum helps in healing your body, building muscle, and forming blood vessels. Consuming plums every day keeps anxiety away, controls blood pressure, and protects the body against cell and tissue damage. Plums, when consumed with yogurt, taste different and serve high nutritional value. Yogurt is also another food that could be eaten when you are sick.
Try out this delectable recipe with honey, fresh orange juice, reduced-fat Greek yogurt, low-fat granola, halved and pitted ripe plums, and unsalted butter. Mix butter and honey in a non-stick skillet. Cook until butter melts.
Add plums to the pan and cook for 5-10 minutes or until they turn brown. Take out the plums and place them in a glass or bowls. Add orange juice to a pan and cook until thickens. Top the plums with orange juice and granola. Drizzle them with juice and serve immediately.
Browning gives an amazing flavor to the dessert and prevents it from excessive sweetness. Also, browned butter gives the dessert a nutty flavor. Take four medium-sized bananas, 1 tbsp butter, orange juice concentrate, 1 tbsp brandy, salt, water, vanilla ice cream, and brown sugar (in three parts).
Peel bananas and cut them into half (lengthwise). Over medium-high heat, heat butter until it turns light brown. Saute bananas for a minute and tender. Add sugar and stir until it dissolves. Combine the remaining sugar, juice concentrate, brandy, and salt. Cook them for a minute. Drizzle sauce on banana and serve with ice cream. Garnish with mints if needed.
Pepper and cumin add an exotic taste to any recipe. When fresh berries and frozen peaches are served together, they make the salad fresher. The ingredients you would need to make this fruit & veggie recipe are thawed and sliced frozen peaches, sliced and peeled cucumber, grated lemon rind, 2 tbsp honey, salt, ground black pepper, and fresh raspberries.
Combine the ingredients and toss them gently. Mix the cumin, salt, and pepper. Now add raspberries in the end and serve immediately.
This tomato basil soup is made with a handful of ingredients and tastes amazingly delicious any time. It can be a perfect meal with a sandwich or pasta on the side. Also, this amazing recipe is customizable using dried ingredients.
To make this recipe, you would need fresh tomatoes, chopped onion, basil leaves, salt and pepper (as per taste), and olive oil. Heat the pan over a medium flame, and add oil and a few spoons of water. Now, add onions and garlic to the pan, and cook them until they turn golden.
Add chopped tomatoes and continue to cook them over medium heat. Ensure that you stir them often so that tomatoes turn soft. Remove the soup from heat and add salt and pepper according to taste. Blend the mix until smooth. Serve it hot. The leftover recipe could be kept in the fridge for 4-5 days.
Consuming fruits and veggies in any way is beneficial for health. Do you know other fruits and veggies recipes that are healthy and should be consumed in a regular meal? If so, share the recipe below.
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