Healthy Spring Recipes
Whether or not you believe, fruits and vegetables obtained in every season are appropriate to meet the nutritional needs of the weather. Nature is so amazing that it supplies food stuffs needed for the climatic condition as appropriately as possible but we fail to make use of it on most occasions. Let us not to continue the mistake anymore and try to be cordial with the nature for our own good.
Sweet peas, asparagus, leeks, rhubarb, strawberries and artichokes are the important spring fruits and vegetables we should include in our diet. Here are few healthy recipes you should try with the grocery supplies of the spring.
Snow peas and chicken salad
Cook one pound boneless chicken breast in a pan for around 10 to 20 minutes with reduced-sodium chicken broth. Once the chicken is cooked thoroughly transfer it to the cutting board and chop it into small pieces.
Meanwhile, whisk two teaspoons of sesame oil, three tablespoons of rice vinegar, three tablespoons of reduced-sodium soy sauce and two tablespoons of cashew butter or tahini in a bowl until smooth.
One teaspoon sesame oil is then heated in a pan to cook the snow peas. One tablespoon of minced fresh ginger and two pods minced garlic are added into the heated oil and stirred until it is brown. One pound trimmed and thinly slivered snow peas are then added and cooked for three to four minutes until it turns dark green.
The peas and shredded chicken are then added into the dressing and mixed well. The salad is served best with cashew topping. This is one of the best and healthy spring recipes that have the goodness of nutrient-rich snow peas. Find the nutrition value of the salad in Eatingwell.com
Rhubarb and Strawberry Pie
Strawberries are one of the most loved spring fruits and a dessert without strawberries makes the spring meal incomplete.
Take one ten-inch angel food cake and crumble into small pieces in a bowl. Beat eight ounce of cream cheese and one cup of powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in 8 ounces of frozen whipped topping, thawed before use. Add little of the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the cake.
Upon which add sliced strawberries and again glaze the strawberries with cream cheese. Chill the preparation in the refrigerator before serving. Check out for few other healthy spring recipes in Allrecepies.com.