Kadha Drink

Ingredients: Water – 1 cup Ginger – 1.5″ Black Pepper Powder – 1/8th tsp Holy Basil (Tulsi) – about 10-15 leaves Honey – 1/2tsp or to taste

Pomegranate Tea (Seoklyu-cha: 석류차)

Ingredients 3½ cups pomegranate seeds (from 2 large pomegranates) 1 cup sugar

Homemade Weight Gainer Shake

8-10 ounces skim milk 2 scoops whey protein powder (any flavor you like) 1/2 cup oatmeal (pre-blend separately first) 1 large banana 2 tablespoons natural peanut or almond butter Pinch of cinnamon 3 Ice cubes

Weight Loss Protein Shake

3 Fat Loss Breakfast Recipes

Salami & Asparagus Salad

Ingredients: 100g ‘Oliving by Hans’ Salami, roughly chopped 1 brown onion, diced 1/4 cup coriander, chopped 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tsp ginger, grated 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 12 asparagus spears 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Moraiyo (Samo) Khichdi

Ingredients: (Serves 2) Moraiyo (Samo) – 1/2 cup Water – 1 1/4 cup Peanut Oil or Ghee – 2 Tbsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Roughly Crushed Peanuts – 2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds – 2 tsp Green Chilies – to taste, chopped Potato – 1 medium, diced Sindhalu (Sindhav, Rock Salt) – 1/2 tsp or […]

Roasted Apple & Parsnip Soup

Ingredients for 6 Portions: 2 lbs parsnips, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch sticks 2 green apples, peeled, cut in thick slices Note: a diced yellow onion could be added to the roasted vegetables. I didn’t want this too sweet, so I tried without one, and it was amazing, but I’ll try the next batch with that […]

Tom Kha Gai – Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Ingredients for 4 serving: 6 cups turkey or chicken broth 3” piece ginger, sliced thin 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, bruised and sliced kefir lime or lemon leaves, sliced 2 tbsp cilantro stems 1/2 tsp chili flakes, or to taste Simmer for 15 minutes Add: 1 pound cubed turkey or chicken 1 cup little mushrooms 2 […]

Persian Broccoli Salad (Simple & Healthy)

Ingredients: 5 oz (142g) Broccoli 1 Red Onion 5 oz (142g) Coleslaw 1/4 Cup Sunflower Seeds 4 oz (113g) Turkey Bacon 1 Cup Onion Salad Dressing Preparations: 1- Dice the onion. 2- Cut the broccoli in smaller size.

Annin Tofu (杏仁豆腐)

1½ tbsp Chinese Almond Powder (apricot kernel powder) * be sure not to confuse this with regular almond powder 2 tbsp Water 5g Gelatin Powder (0.2 oz) – Syrup – 20g Sugar (0.7 oz) 80ml Hot Water (2.7 fl oz) Kiwi Fruit Orange or substitute: Strawberry or Goji Berries

Peach Fool in a Mug

INGREDIENTS 1 tin of peach slices in juice (400g) shot of elderflower cordial 4 tbsp of natural yoghurt 4 tbsp of full fat crème fraîche 1 tbsp icing sugar few fresh mint leaves handful of amaretto biscuits 1 fresh ripe peach

Banana & Oat Slice (No Sugar)

Ingredients: 3 bananas, mashed 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup apple sauce 1/4 cup sultanas/raisins 1 1/2 cups rolled oats

Berry Trifle

Ingredients: 4 cups of Mixed Berries, washed, dried and strawberries sliced 1-1/2 cups of Heavy Cream 3/4 cup of Lemon Curd 1/4 cup of Confectioner Sugar 1/2 cup of Strawberry Jam Juice of 1 Orange 1/2 Vanilla Extract 1 Loaf of Pound Cake, homemade or storebought, sliced

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Ingredients: Greek Yogurt – 1 cup Almond Meal – 2 Tbsp (grind whole almonds using a coffee grinder or other mixie) Honey – to taste Mango – 1, pureed (reserve few whole pieces to garnish) Granola – 1 to 2 Tbsp Caramelized Almonds – 1 to 2 TbspFruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Protein Bars

INGREDIENTS whey protein (or any protein you like, 125g) oats (175g) ground almonds (225g) soft brown sugar (25g) a pinch of sea salt flakes pecan nuts (25g) pumpkin seeds (25g) 1 tbsp of sesame seeds coconut oil (40ml) whole milk (200ml) a few drops of vanilla extract peanut butter (75g) dark chocolate (200g, 85-90%)

Light Cream of Broccoli Soup

Ingredients: 1-1/2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 2 Stalks of Celery, chopped 3 Cloves of Garlic, peeled and chopped 1 Large Potato, peeled and cut into chunks 6 cups of Broccoli Florets About 4-1/2 (or more) of Vegetable of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of Reduced Fat Half and Half Salt and Pepper, to […]

Turkey Matzo Ball Soup

Ingredients: For the turkey broth: 3-4 pounds of roasted turkey bones and meat scraps (use everything you have, the fattier the pieces the better) at least 2 quarts water or chicken broth, or enough to cover 1 large onion, chopped 2 ribs celery For the matzo balls (makes 8): 2 large beaten eggs 2 tbsp […]

Soju Watermelon Cocktail (Subak Soju)

Ingredients (Serves 4-8): 2 small seedless watermelons, kept in the fridge 2 bottles of soju, kept in the fridge (about 4 cups’ worth) 2 cups of ice cubes

Beef and Radish Soup (Soegogi Muguk – 쇠고기무국)

Ingredients (serves 2-3): ½ pound beef brisket, cut into small pieces ½ pound Korean radish or daikon, washed and peeled 2 green onions, sliced thinly diagonally 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fish sauce (or soup soy sauce) 1 teaspoon salt 7 cups water

Quinoa Cakes (Healthy Recipe)

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 leek 200g feta, crumbled 1/2 cup plain flour 1 lemon, rind finely grated 1 tsp paprika 2 eggs OPTIONS: 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed & shaved 250g creme fraiche 300g sliced smoked salmon extra paprika

Fruit and Vegetable Summer Salad

Healthy Breakfast with Cottage Cheese

Ingredients: Cottage Cheese – 3/4 cup Apple – diced Caramelized Almonds

Panzanella Salad: Organic Vegan

Red Potato Salad

Ingredients: 3 Red Potatoes 1 Red Onion 1/2 Bunch Parsley 4 oz (113 g) Cheddar Cheese (Shredded) 3 Celery Sticks 2 Tbsp Sour Cream 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt

Tocino De Cielo

Ingredients: – 6 eggs – 150 gr of sugar – 200 gr of water

Raspberry Milkshake

INGREDIENTS a few scoops of raspberry ripple ice cream a handful of fresh raspberries ½ a glass of whole milk 2 tbsp of ground almonds a couple of squares of white chocolate a milk chocolate flake

Soybean Sprout Side Dish (콩 반찬 새싹)

Ingredients: 1 pound of soybean sprouts, rinsed and drained 1 teaspoon salt 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 green onion, chopped ½ teaspoon of hot pepper flakes 1 teaspoon fish sauce (or soup soy sauce, or salt) 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds, 2 teaspoon roasted sesame oil

Oxtail and Tomato Soup (牛尾湯)

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh chopped Oxtail 1 lb tomato 6 oz carrots 1 oz sliced ginger 1 can of tomato sauce (optional) 2.5 liters water (about half of a large soup pot) 1½ tsp salt Dipping sauce: 1½ tbsp garlic chili sauce 1 tsp sesame oil

High Energy Smoothie with Bananas and Berries

Ingredients: 1 cup of milk 200g yoghurt (any flavour) 1 cup of frozen fruit or fresh fruit of prefered 1 tab.sp honey

Classic Fresh Fruit Tart

Chinese Romaine with Dried Chili (熗炒莴苣)

Ingredients: ½ lb Chinese romaine 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp red pepper flakes ½ tsp salt

Black Bean Salsa

Ingredients: 1 14oz can of Black Beans, drained and rinsed 1 14oz can of Whole Corn Kernels, drained and rinsed 6 Spring Onions, white parts and light green parts, chopped 2 Tbsp of Pickled Jalapenos, finely chopped ¼ cup of Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped 1 Plum Tomato, seeded and diced 1 Small Yellow or Red […]

Mango Lassi

Ingredients ½ cup water 1½ cups yogurt 1 cup mango cubes 1 cup ice 1 tablespoon honey Optional: ¼ teaspoon cardamom seeds; sprig fresh mint

Mini Cucumber Salad (涼拌小黃瓜)

Ingredients: 6 mini cucumber 3-quarter tsp salt ½ tsp olive oil 1 tbsp chopped green onion 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 chopped red chili pepper 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp prickly ash oil Half tsp ground prickly ash

Avocado Dip

Ingredients: 4 Avocados 5 Tomatillos 2 Jalapenos 1/2 Bunch Cilantro 1 Bunch Green Onions Salt

Portuguese Coffee Lemonade (Mazagran)

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup black coffee (cold) 1/2 cup lemon juice (adjust amount to taste) White granulated sugar (adjust amount to taste) Ice

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Fresh or Frozen Pineapple 1 cup of Pineapple Juice ¼ cup of Vanilla Yogurt ½ Banana

Vegan Jello (Gelatin Free)

Ingredients 1 cup grape juice 1 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon agar-agar powder (available in Indian and Asian stores)

Fresh Pasta Without A Pasta Machine

Strawberry Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 pound of strawberries (1 pkg is usually a little more than 1 pound) hulled and washed 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup honey (or sugar) 3 cups cold milk

Chilled Sugar Snap Pea Soup

Ingredients for about 6 cups of soup: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup sliced leeks 4 cups chicken broth salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste 1 pound sugar snap peas 2 mint leaves crème fraiche or sour cream, and more fresh mint to garnish

Tofu with Miso Rice

INGREDIENTS extra firm tofu (300g) 1 egg hoisin sauce (50ml) 2 tbsp of rice vinegar 2 tsp sesame oil cornflour (50g) few handfuls of panko breadcrumbs oil to fry a handful of sesame seeds for the chilli sauce 1 green chilli, deseeded 1 red chilli, deseeded 3 cloves of garlic caster sugar (100g) white wine […]

Cucumber Cooler

Ingredients: 1 cucumber peeled and cut in small cubes to make about 2 cups (I like to use English cucumber) About 8 mint leaves 3 cups water 1 tablespoon lime juice adjust to taste 3 tablespoons sugar adjust to taste 1/4 teaspoon salt adjust to taste 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper adjust to taste Ice […]

Green Pea Soup

Ingredients: 2 cup frozen thawed green peas 1 teaspoon ginger paste ( easy to make shred ginger using zester or fine shredder) 1-1/2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons heavy cream 2 cups water For seasoning 1/2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) […]