Tips for The Average Joe

Healthy Summer Foods to Add to Your Diet (And Recipes for Them)

A big percentage of the world’s population go on a diet yearly to help keep their shapes and body weight in check. Maintaining a perfect body shape is made difficult by the several foods available to us but it can be a little easier and fun with several new discoveries. Wonder in your mind how a recipe will taste even before you use it while keeping an eye on the healthy foods you consume to maintain your body figure and healthy nutrition. Recipes of seven healthy summer foods one should consider in their diets are discussed in this article.

One of the healthy summer foods is an eggplant that can be turned into fries which is a healthy alternative to potato fries. In preparation, cut the eggplant into uniform shapes, seasoning them with salt while you toss them in a bowl. The fries are coated in egg white, places in a bag along with breadcrumbs and parmesan and shaken the fries are then placed on a baking sheet and roasted with flipping every five minutes until crisp and golden brown.

Butter fried chicken, vegetable oil, salt, pepper and lemongrass are some of the ingredients for Thai chicken and watermelon salad. The chicken is grilled over heat for six minutes then left to cool and cut into half inch dice then a dressing of Thai chies, garlic, two tablespoon brown sugar, two tablespoon lime juice, three tablespoon fish sauce and two tablespoon water placed in a food processor re poured over the chicken. Two and half pounds of seedless watermelon is chopped into balls and placed in the salad along with a quarter cup chopped mint and cilantro and stirred.

Looking to maintain your figure, muesli and raspberries mixed with milk is a high fiber, soy-free snack rich in calcium and vitamin C. Instead of having a soda, prepare a peach iced tea using black tea bags, half a cup fresh mint leaves and two ripe peaches cut into chunks muddled together in a big pitcher then add six cups of boiling water and the mixture left to cool for twenty minutes before pulling out the tea bags then refrigerate if necessary or use ice cubes. The tea can also be garnished with mint.

Homemade orange sherbet is a healthy ice cream made by blending one and a half cups of arrange juice, half a cup buttermilk, a half sugar, a quarter corn syrup, one tablespoon lemon juice and one tablespoon vanilla extract together until smooth. This mixture is refrigerated for two hours but necessary precautions are taken like the use of wax paper to prevent formation of ice crystals. For those who love sea foods, crispy fish sandwich with herb remoulade can be prepared by heating canola oil in a small skillet with a cup of panko crumbs over low heat until they are golden. Lettuce and tomato are used to serve this delicacy after everything has been properly cooked. These are some of the healthy summer foods and their recipes to consider adding to your diet.