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Easy Green Veggie Fried Rice

Easy Green Veggie Fried Rice
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed and drained
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • 3 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ cup chopped fresh green onions, including tops
  1. Put a large heavy skillet over medium heat, add vegetable oil and heat well, then add rice, stirring until light golden in color.
  2. Add in the broccoli and peas, stir and cook until vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, and green onions, stir until ingredients are all hot.


Mixed Vegetable Slaw

Mixed Vegetable Slaw
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons miracle whip
  • 2 tablespoons onion -- grated
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil -- crumbled
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon peel -- grated
  • ¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 4 cups cabbage -- shredded
  • 1 cup carrot -- shredded
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper - thinly cut
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced radishes
  1. Mix together well in bowl yogurt, Miracle Whip, onion, mustard, basil, salt, lemon peel and Tabasco sauce.
  2. Add cabbage, carrots, bell peppers and radishes and coat.
  3. Refrigerate in covered dish for approximately 2 to 4 hours.

Vegetable Cutlets

Vegetable Cutlets
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • ¼ pound beans
  • 1 cup peas
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon red chile powder
  • salt -- to taste
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  1. Cut and cook all vegetables.
  2. Cool vegetables.
  3. Peel potatoes.
  4. Mash vegetables and potatoes together.
  5. Add salt, red chile powder, besan and garam masala
  6. Mix it thoroughly
  7. The mixture should be slightly thick.
  8. If it is too thin then add another Tablespoon of flour.
  9. Heat 3-4 tsp of oil in fry pan.
  10. Sprinkle tsp. of bread crumbs on a cutting board.
  11. Take a small ball of the vegetable mixture and roll it in the bread crumbs and make sure crumbs get in deep in mixture.
  12. Now take that ball and make a well rounded.
  13. Cook on medium-low.
  14. Cook on both the sides until they are golden brown.

Summer Vegetable Bowl

Summer Vegetable Bowl
Recipe type: Vegetables
Cuisine: American
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  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1 small white onions
  • 1 green pepper - diced
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 pound green beans
  • 8 oz corn
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 6 small zucchini - 1" chunks
  • 5 celery stalks - 1" slices
  • 1 large tomato - cut in wedges
  1. In 6-quart Dutch oven over medium heat, fry bacon until crisp; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Saute onions and green pepper; cook until golden;.
  3. Add hot water and next 5 ingredients green beans, corn, salt, sugar and pepper.
  4. Bring boiling; reduce heat, cover and simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  5. Add zucchini and celery; cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes until all vegetables are tender.
  6. Arrange veggies on large platter and crumble bacon over top.
  7. Garnish with tomato wedges.

How To Cook Nutritious and Healthy Food at Home

You should always stay away from fast food and as a replacement for cooking for home cooked food. Good healthy ingredients are good for you body and mind.

Add extra fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in to recipes. Organic fruits and vegetables are always the best for you, because they contain no pesticide but and contain extra antioxidants than the non-organically grown ones.

Point out cooking oil. Chinese cooks regularly in peanut oil, which has a great smoke flavor and a pleasant nuts smells, instead of both stir-frying and deep-frying. Instead of using oil go for a healthier version, try to spend Canola oil, which are much healthier monounsaturated fat and low in saturated fat, it is said that monounsaturated fats help cut the bad cholesterol. Asian sesame oil is good for stir-fry.

Grilling, broiling, steaming are always your best methods of cooking a healthy meal.

Try to cut the amount of salt you put on your food. As a replacement for salt, boost the amount of herbs and spices in the dish. Spices like curry powder, five-spice powder, and chili powder are salt-free while adding lots of flavor. And if you are using canned vegetables so as to contain salted, remember to rinse under cold running water to remove excess salt before cooking.

If you pick good foods to go in to what you are making, you will have a healthier meal when it is done.