Mexican Tostadas – Healthy Recipe Idea

Today I am taking you with me to Mexico with this easy Mexican recipe with a bean and avocado filling that is guaranteed to bring you so much flavors and so many nutrients!

It tastes as good as it looks, contains 380 calories and is so filling! Perfect for lunch at work or a quick dinner at home.

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Right, enough talking let’s get cooking!

Ingredients 

1 wholemeal wrap -> (The one I used)

1 onion

1 garlic clove

50g black beans

1/2 avocado

1 teaspoon natural yoghurt

1 tbsp chipotle sauce

Coriander and sesame seeds for toppings

Method

Pre-heat your oven to 180°.

Chop your onion and garlic clove. Pre-heat a pan on a medium heat and add 1 tbsp olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and let them cook.

Put the wrap on grill mode in the oven for 8 mins until crispy.

Once ready, transfer the mixture into a blender and add the beans. Mix until everything is combined and forms a thick paste.

Get your wrap out of the oven and spread the bean mixture on it. Add in the avocado, the chipotle sauce and an optional juice of 1/2 lemon. Add the yoghurt, coriander and sesame seeds on top.

Fold in half and your tostadas are ready to be enjoyed.

Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

 

 

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Chinese Style Chickpea Rice

Happy hump day guys! It’s finally Wednesday which means we are halfway to the weekend – what better way to celebrate this than to make a homemade cooked warm meal that is a combination of tasty, healthy and full of flavors!

This dish contains healthy carbs from the basmati and wild rice, proteins and fibre from the chickpeas and all the vitamins and amazing nutrients from the spices and vegetables! An explosion of flavor in your mouth if I say so myself.

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Ingredients

For 1 person

125g basmati and wild rice

50g chickpeas

30g mushrooms

20g beans

3 brocoli florets

1 spring onion

1 brown onion

1/2 red pepper

1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon pepper

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp yoghurt

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Method

Start by cooking your rice according to package instructions.

Finely chop all your vegetables. In a pan, add 1 tbsp of olive oil and add it all your vegetables. Season with some pepper.

Halfway through cooking, add the chickpeas (previously soaked in water and cooked / or from a can rinsed and drained).

Add the ginger and soy sauce and bring to medium heat. Cover and let simmer for 10 mins.

Add the yoghurt and stir everything well. The yoghurt will bring thickness to the dish which just brings out all the other flavors.

Once ready, plate your rice and add your delicious mixture on top. Sprinkle some sesame seeds and add some cilantro on top.

You’re ready to enjoy this amazing meal!

Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

 

 

Healthy Chicken Peanut Satay Recipe

Who doesn’t enjoy a good old Chinese takeaway? But those could totally be so high in fats, oils and whatnot and you always feel bloated after it. But fear not! You can still enjoy your favorite dish the healthy way with our easy recipe.

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Ingredients

For the chicken

100g chicken breast

1 tbsp peanut butter

3 tbsp light soy sauce

1/2 squeezed lemon

1 minced garlic clove

A pinch of pepper

For the noodles

3 grated carrots

2 grated zucchinis

85g egg noodles

2 tbsp light soy sauce

About 7 salted peanuts

Method

For the chicken: start by combining all ingredients for the sauce together and add in the chicken and let it marinate to soak up all the juices. You should let it marinate for 2/3 hours ideally.

In a pan combine the zucchinis and carrots and cook them on medium heat for 10 mins. You shouldn’t need to add oil as the veggies will release their own water and cook in them. Add some pepper.

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Cook your noodles according to package instruction and add them to your veggies. Add in the peanuts and soy sauce and sprinkle some sesame seeds.

Once ready, grill your chicken, this should take no longer than 6-7 minutes. Add it to your noodles and there you have it. A delicious, low calories, low fat chicken peanut satay.

Your very healthy chicken peanut satay is ready to be enjoyed!

Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

Roasted Chickpeas and Avocado Toasts

Chickpeas and avocados in the same sentence? Sign me UP!

Literally such a great combination, easy to make, healthy and literally addictive and with natural ingredients. Healthy has never tasted so good in my opinion!

Let’s get cooking because there is no more time to waste not making this absolute delicassy!

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Ingredients

Rye bread toast

1 avocado

1 garlic clove

1 squeezed lemon

60g chickpeas

Method

Pre-heat your oven and follow our roasted chickpea recipe for the chickpeas.

While they are in the oven, mash one avocado and add the minced garlic clove and the lemon juice.

Toast your bread and spread the avocado on it.

Add the roasted chickpeas on top and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.

Enjoy this nutritious lunch to the fullest 😉.

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Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

Sweet Potato Toasts

I have been quite obsessed with sweet potato lately! It is just SO tasty, so healthy, packed with nutrients and so versatile! I have decided to try sweet potato toasts and quite frankly it’s safe to say that I am OBSESSED with it. It is the perfect side dish or light lunch to have!

It takes 15 mins to make including cooking times and they are so fun to make as well. Let’s do it!

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Ingredients

For 4 toasts

1 thick sweet potato

Spices: 1 tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper, origano, paprika, harissa

1 avocado

1 garlic clove

1/2 squeezed lemon

Feta cheese

Cherry tomato

Method

Pre-heat your oven to

Cut your sweet potato into toasts and season it with all the spices.

Off to the oven it goes for 10 mins.

Mash the avocado and mix with the minced garlic clove and squeezed lemon juice.

Once the toasts ready, butter them with the avocado mixture. Sprinkle the feta cheese on top and add cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle some sesame seeds to make it fancy 😉.

Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

3 Ingredients Lentil Nugget Recipe

Looking for a quick recipe that is high in proteins, plant based and oh so tasty! Look no further – This simple recipe with only a few ingredients takes 10 mins to put together, you can even cook it in batch for the week and have healthy food on hand whenever you want it!

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Let’s get to it, shall we?

Ingredients

For 6 small patties or 3 burger size:

30g lentils (uncooked weight)

1 handful of carrots

20g shredded cheese of choice

Spices: oregano, onion powder, pepper and harissa.

Method

Pre-heat your oven to 190°.

Cook your lentils in boiling water, the water should be double the amount of lentils. When it cooks the water should drain out. If not, get rid of the excess water.

In a food processor, combine the cooked lentils and carrots in a blender.  Then add the cheese and spices and give it a good stir😉.

Form little patties and put them on the tray.

Off to the oven it goes for 20 mins.

Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x

Vegetarian Zucchini Bites

This great recipe is the perfect one for meal preps as you can have it with your salads, healthy bowls, as a side or as a snack! Whatever you fancy really 😉!

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Ingredients

1 zucchini

15g wholewheat breadcrumbs

1 egg

1 garlic clove

Diced green onion

Spices: salt, pepper, onion powder

15g grated cheese

Method

Start by grating the courgette. Put it on a clean towel and sprinkle with some salt.

Let it rest for 20 mins, the salt helps drawing out the moisture from it. Once the 20 mins over squeeze out all the water from the courgette (as seen on the video below).

Pre-heat your oven to 180°.

In a bowl, transfer the courgette and add in all other ingredients. Stir well.

Start forming tots with your mixture and put it in the oven for 15-20 mins until golden.

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Until the next recipe,

FittyGalz x