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Quick and Easy Healthy Meals

Quick and Easy Healthy Meals To prepare a healthy meal, you need to choose healthy ingredients. Some of the healthiest foods include whole eggs, leafy greens such as Swiss chard and kale, cruciferous vegetables like Brussel sprouts, salmon, lean beef and chicken breast, tuna fish, boiled potatoes, beans and legumes, cottage cheese, and soup. For a meal to be healthy, its macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) must be in the right ratio. The idea of a healthy meal changes according to one’s nutrition or fitness goals. For instance, if you would like to lose weight, then you might need to reduce carb intake and eat more protein-rich meals in tandem with a consistent physical activity and meal plan. When it...

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Beef Sirloin With Cilantro Sauce

BEEF SIRLOIN WITH CILANTRO SAUCE Yield: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Sous Vide Cooking Time: 2 hours Recipe Type: Main, Gluten-Free, Beef Cuisine:  American  Ingredients  The slightly sharp, zesty cilantro sauce is the perfect accompaniment to the succulent sous vide-cooked steak and a great alternative to traditional steak sauces.     4 (6oz/170g) sirloin steaks  Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 4 tablespoons olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste For the cilantro sauce:  2 jalapeno peppers, deseeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large bunch cilantro, leafy parts only, chopped (about 1 cup) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce (optional) Zest and juice of one lime To garnish (optional):...

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Curried Lentil Soup

CURRIED SPLIT LENTIL SOUP Yield: 4-6 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Sous Vide Cooking Time: 2 hours 30 minutes  Recipe Type: Soup, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Cuisine:  Indian Ingredients  A warming and filling soup that is simple to make and is equally great for take-to-work lunch or for a cozy dinner at home on a cold night. The butter-sautéed kale adds a delicious note and makes the soup even more tasty and satisfying.   11/2 cups split green lentils, picked over and drained 2 teaspoons curry powder 1/2 sweet red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped 1 green chili pepper, deseeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 shallots, chopped 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock (more as needed) 2 tablespoons...

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Texas Style Brisket

TEXAS-STYLE BRISKET Yield: 6-8 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Sous Vide Cooking Time: 30-40 hours  Recipe Type: Main, Beef, Gluten-Free Cuisine:  American  Ingredients  This brisket is perfectly cooked – moist and bursting with flavor, it is a guaranteed crow-pleaser. Make it extra special by serving with hot mango salsa, which adds a fresh Mexican cuisine-inspired touch. 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke 1 heaped tablespoon brown sugar ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2lb/900g beef brisket 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 ½ cup BBQ sauce  Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste METHOD 1 Insert your Saki Sous Vide Cooker into a pot or another sous-vide -friendly container; fill the pot with water...

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Teriyaki Chicken With Noodles

TERIYAKI CHICKEN WITH NOODLES Yield: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Sous Vide Cooking Time: 1-2 hours Recipe Type: Main, Poultry Cuisine:  Japanese Ingredients  Chicken teriyaki is always a winning meal idea. You may serve it with noodles and vegetable stir-fry, shred it in salads, or with steamed rice. Cook the chicken in advance, then refrigerate or freeze for a later use.  4 (each about 5.5oz/155g) skinless boneless chicken thighs 2 garlic cloves, finely minced ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce  2 teaspoons cornstarch  2 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely grated 1 teaspoon chili sauce (optional) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cup broccoli florets, cut small 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced 1 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and thinly...

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