Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Eat Healthy Meals That Taste Good!

Need or want to eat meals that are healthy, but find that most do not have much taste? Would you like to actually eat a meal that is healthy and has taste?

I recently came across this blog, Healthy Yet Yummy Food - For Healthy, Delicious And Quick Meal Recipes that seem to be bursting with flavor!

Recipes like, Chili Crab, Hawaiian stir-fried tempeh, Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa, just to name a few, plus many more.

The following recipe is one I really can't wait to try:
Spiced Coconut Fish-Serves 4

Ingredients :
500 g Fish fillets
1/2 cup Desiccated coconut
3/4 cup Hot water
1 clove Garlic
12 mm Fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon Ground kencur (aromatic ginger)
1 teaspoon Ground cumin
1 teaspoon Ground coriander
1 teaspoon Garam masala
1 teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Chopped fresh coriander leaves
Banana leaves
Aluminum foil

Method :
Wash, clean and scale fillets and cut into approximately 10 cm lengths.
Blend together, at high speed, the coconut, hot water, garlic, ginger, kencur, cumin, coriander, garam masala and salt until coconut is very finely ground.
Mix in lemon juice and coriander leaves.
Put equivalent of 1 fillet of fish on each piece of banana leaf placed on square of foil.
Spoon 2-3 teaspoons of coconut mixture on fish.
Wrap leaf over, make a parcel of foil, steam for 15 minutes.
Serve hot.

My mouth is watering just thinking about it! This blog a visit, I'm sure you will find a recipe you like! Feel free to leave your comments!

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Sunday, February 18, 2007

Mardi Gras Party Recipe Ideas

Wonder what to serve for that Mardi Gras Party? Or are you just curious what is served for the Mardi Gras season?

Some people also call Mardi Gras day, "Fat Tuesday" "Shrove Tuesday" and even "Pancake Day". Listed below are several recipe ideas for the Mardi Gras season.

Mardi Gras Pancakes can start your day off at breakfast keeping with the Pancake Day tradition.

Red Beans and Rice Is a very popular dish served in New Orleans Louisiana year round, and also on Mardi Gras Day! If you plan ahead and soak the dry red beans overnight, it cuts down on a lot of your time spent in the kitchen for Mardi Gras day.

Mardi Gras Cornbread which is a unique cornbread with ingredients that include cheddar cheese, peppers, and bacon, would go great served with the above red beans and rice recipe.

Cajun Dirty Rice Is another dish that is popular for Mardi Gras Day. There are many versions of dirty rice, this is just one of many recipes.

Mardi Gras Parade Pork and Potatoes that are cooked in the crockpot is another excellent idea. Just put it all in the crockpot, cook on slow for about ten hours, and you're ready to eat! Great if you have been to parades all day, it should be done by the time you get back!

Chicken And Sausage Gumbo is a very good dish to serve, especially if your Mardi Gras day has been cold! The Mardi Gras Cornbread would also go very well with this dish.

Perhaps one of the most popular alcohol drinks that is served during the Mardi Gras season is the Hurricane Drink The creation of this drink is credited to Pat O'Brien.

These are just a few recipes to get you started. You may like to browse our complete collection of Mardi Gras Recipes

Have a wonderful Mardi Gras season, we hope these recipes have helped you to have a great party!

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