Healthy Dinner Suggestion: Two

CAJUN CHICKEN PASTA

Approx 1 and 1/2 cups = 329 calories

• Cook 105g of lean chicken breast (3 servings). Season with cajun spices, 1/2 green pepper, 1/2 onion, clove garlic, 1/2 tablespoon of flour, 1/2 can of crushed tomatoes and 1 tablespoon of reduced fat sour cream.
•Add 113g of whole wheat fusilli

•Chicken is a rich source of protein which is responsible for every body cell function (each 35g serving contains nearly 11 grams of protein).

 Chicken also contains B vitamins which help reduce the chance of age related diseases, contribute to a healthy immune system, assist the completion of metabolic reactions and help regulation of insulin.

 Chicken has high phosphorus content which has many benefits to one’s well-being and health.

•Pasta (whole-wheat) is high in fibre which aids the burning of fat in the body during the breakdown process, therefore it can aid weight loss.

 Whole-wheat pasta is full of minerals and vitamins that will help you towards a healthier heart, cardiovascular system and reduce the chance of certain cancer and other diseases.

• After a meal like this you should be left feeling satisfied and not worried on snacking!

Fruit of the Day…

BLUEBERRIES!!

These super berries are beneficial to our health for many reasons!
Blueberries have one of the highest content of antioxidants among all fruits. These antioxidants help keep our brain and nervous systems healthy, and can even contribute to our memory!!

These berries help regulate blood sugar levels and have many cardiovascular benefits such as reducing cholesterol and improving fat balance within the body.

Including berries in your diet is vital! You should aim to include four servings of berries in your diet each week.

You will be feeling great in no time!

Veggie Patch

Found my first green bean today from my veggie patch!! 😊

Started growing a few of my own vegetables last month, nice to see how they are growing like crazy! Had to plant 6ft bamboos for these they are growing that quick!

Hopefully will have many more soon!

I also found this! SavedPicture-20137319028.jpg             A carrot I pulled up early, too eager!!

Refreshing :)

Yes Please 🙂

refresher

Starbucks Refreshers – contains fruit juice, blackberries, green coffee extract and ice.

A real energy booster full of goodness 🙂

Why not try and make your own healthy drink?

Experiment using your favourite fruit, to find your favourite combinations.

(Remember you can also make smoothies, by using natural yogurt!)

Healthy Dinner Suggestion

Don’t know what to cook for dinner?

Want something that will leave you satisfied , that is full of nutrients and is a wholesome healthy dinner?

Why not try… AVOCADO SALAD WITH SALMON AND GRAPE FRUIT

3 ounces of salmon and 2 1/2 cups of salad = approx. 360 calories

  • The salmon and avocado provide you with healthy fatty acids for a healthy heart.
  • The salad provides you with Vitamin B for healthy skin, hair and eyes.
  • Grapefruit is a great metabolism booster!

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