Generate a little “heat” at the dinner table with this spicy exotic entrée. Packed with protein, it also boasts several antioxidant-rich spices and, of course, health-enhancing “friendly” bacteria.
If you’re vegan or intolerant to dairy, you can make the sauce in this recipe using coconut or soy yogurt. Dairy lovers may wish to try buffalo milk yogurt. This new kid on the block contains more protein, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and potassium than cows’ milk yogurt. Try its creamy, sweet taste in sauces and dips.
Including spicy dishes such as this one in your weekly menu is an expedient practice. Recent research has associated the intake of spicy foods with longevity.
In large bowl, mix together onion, chili pepper, ginger, and garlic. Add yogurt, curry powder, and cilantro; stir well.
Cube chicken breasts and add to yogurt mixture, coating pieces well. Cover bowl and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 to 3 hours.
In the meantime, to make fennel sauce, remove core from fennel bulb and finely chop remainder, including green tops. Mix fennel with yogurt and cilantro in bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill until skewers are ready to serve.
Thread chicken onto 8 skewers and place on lightly greased grill rack. Grill under preheated broiler for 10 minutes, turning once, until chicken is nicely browned and cooked through.
Transfer skewers to serving plates and serve immediately with fennel yogurt sauce on the side.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.