Quick and Healthy Homemade Food Recipes

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A healthy food means it should include a wide variety of nutritious foods and drinks. For the proper function of our body parts, we should include healthy recipes of food is an essential variety of nutrient-rich food. Choosing healthy and daily foods is a very important thing. By getting needed nutrients from the food we can maintain a healthy weight and healthy aging. Good nutrition plays an important role in healthy aging.
Eating healthfully also means avoiding foods which contain more amount of salt and sugar. Eating the right healthy food items is not a big thing, but also eating them in the proper amounts is also important. a balanced diet boosts your health. It also helps to weight loss and helps to reduce the chance of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and some cancers.

So what exactly should be included in the food menu?

Here are some food varieties that should be included in your healthy recipe menu.

  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Whole grains
  • low-fat dairy products
  • bread and grains
  • nuts
  • peas, and soy products
  • fiber foods like corn, sweet potato
  • A variety of foods with high protein which includes seafood, lean meats, and poultry, eggs.

Due to busy schedules, most of the people are choosing junk foods because it is typically cheap, processed and prepackaged, making it easily available in every place. But, it is less nutritious and may cause obesity problems and chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetics etc.

The world is going crazy about fast food. It has become a trend or fashion to many of the people in our society. Many people don’t know the advantages and health benefits of homemade foods, but some people prefer homemade food as they know the real facts about junk food. Choosing proper healthy food recipes is also important. It is necessary to know the advantages/ benefits of homemade food.

Benefits of Homemade Foods:-

  1. Food safety
  2. Cleanliness
  3. Saves money and time
  4. Nutritious
  5. Comfortable eating time
  6. Family bonding
  7. Encourages a balanced diet
  8. You can avoid sensitive or allergic foods

So, we are here to give the information about some healthy, quick and homemade food recipes along with making process. Try it!

Easy and Healthy Food Recipes for Breakfast:-

1.Oats Upma:

  • Whole Oats are rich in Antioxidants and it contains Fiber Called Beta-Glucan.
  • Reduces Cholesterol Levels and Improve Blood Sugar Control.
  • It helps You to Lose Weight.

Oats recipes are very common diet food recipe for morning breakfast. It is quick healthy recipe to prepare for the morning breakfast and it is tasty compared to the traditional recipe. Hence start your day by taking healthy food like Oats Upma.

Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML):-

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • few curry leaves
  • 10 cashew nuts
  • ginger finely chopped
  • ½ cup of finely chopped onion and carrot
  • 5 beans finely chopped
  • ¼ capsicum finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp peas
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Process:-

Let’s start our healthy food recipe

  1. Firstly, take a large Kadai and heat it. Add 1 tbsp oil, 1 tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp urad dal, ½ tsp cumin seeds, few curry leaves, and 10 cashews and saute well.
  2. Now add ginger, 2 chili slices, and ½ onion. saute well. Add ½ carrot, 5 beans, ¼ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas, ½ tsp turmeric, and ½ tsp salt to it.
  3. Now add 1 cup water (if using instant oats, just add ¼ cup water).
  4. Once the water comes to a boil, add roasted oats and mix well until the oats absorb all the water. Now cover the kadhi with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes or until oats gets cooked well.
  5. Add ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp coriander, 2 tbsp coconut and 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  6. Finally, your vegetable oats Upma is ready as a healthy breakfast.

2. Veg sandwich recipe:-

Quick breakfast recipe can prepare in 10 mins using cucumber and tomato slices. It is one of the healthy food in breakfast. No cheese no chutney. It is low in fat and best source of fiber. It provides carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Ingredients:-

  • 4 bread slices
  • 2 tsp of ghee/oil
  • 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste, garam masala(optional)
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 cup of mixed vegetables(onion,carrot,tomatoes,boiled corn)
  • 1 tbsp peas and salt
  • handful coriander leaves

Process:-

  1. Add oil/ ghee to the pan and add ginger garlic paste, add onions and saute.
  2. Also, add veggies and sprinkle salt and cook on a medium flame for few minutes.
  3. Add garam masala and coriander leaves and saute for a minute.set it aside.
  4. Now take the bread slices over the pan and smear ghee over the bread slices.
  5. Transfer the veg curry on to the bread slice and cover it with another slice and press down. This helps the bread to stiff to the stuffing. Toast them for a minute and shift to a plate.

  6. Serve veg sandwich hot.

Easy Healthy Food Recipes for Lunch:-

1. Vegetable Coconut Rice Recipe:-

Coconuts are rich in fiber and can be very useful for your overall health and beauty. It also contains vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous. Coconut milk is used in cooking because of the wide range of nutrients it contains. However, coconut milk can make easily at home. It is also one of the best healthy food which have rich fiber content in coconut.

Ingredients:-

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup boiled green peas
  • 1/4 cup of boiled baby corn, potatoes, and carrot slices
  • 3 cups cooked long grained rice (basmati)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, red chili paste
  • Finely chopped coriander and curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp lemon rindv
  • salt to taste

Process:-

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the ginger garlic paste and red chili paste to it and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Next, add the coconut milk, french beans, green peas, baby corn, potatoes, carrot, lemon rind, and salt, mix it well. And cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes while stirring.
  3. Add the steamed rice and mix it well, cook on a medium flame for another 2 minutes while stirring.
  4. Serve hot.

2. Methi Dal:-

Dal recipe is a simple and healthy food recipe for your daily meals, which can be prepared on a daily basis. It can be easily cooked with a combination of moong dal or masoor dal. Methi leaves are bitter in taste by nature but taste good when cooked with dal and spices.
Fenugreek leaves also known as Methi leaves has many benefits for health. It helps in lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone and increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers, controls Cholesterol levels, lower inflammation and help with appetite control, etc.
Dal is a good source of protein, iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin B1. It also helps to control cholesterol and sugar levels.We can made many healthy food recipes with dal.

Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML):-

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 bunch of chopped methi/fenugreek leaves
  • 2 cups of Toor dal cooked
  • water as required
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds, cumin seeds
  • 3 dried red chili
  • pinch of Hing
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chili slit
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp red chili powder and salt to taste

Process:-

  1. Firstly, in a large kadhai heat 3 tsp oil, add in 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 3 dried red chili, and few curry leaves. Allow spluttering.
  2. Add chopped garlic pieces, 1 onion, 2 green chilies pieces. And saute it well. plus add 1 tomato stir to turns soft and mushy.
  3. Also, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chili powder and salt to taste. saute for a minute.
  4. Next add 1 bunch of chopped methi/fenugreek leaflets for more taste.
  5. Further, add 2 cups of cooked dal. Mix well by adding water if required.
  6. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Lastly, serve methi dal with rice or roti.

Easy and Healthy Food Recipes for Dinner:-

1.Jowar Roti:-

Jowar, a healthy millet is also known as sorghum. It is a healthy food recipe for everyone. In Earlier days Jowar was used to made animals food but due to its incredible health benefits, people have started using in their diet menu. It fights against free radicals, controls blood sugar level, improves your heart health, boosts immunity, and contains a rich source of protein.

Ingredients:-

  • cup Jowar flour
  • water as required
  • pinch of salt

Process:-

  1. Mix the Jowar flour with water and add a pinch of salt to it and make a dough.

  2. Knead well and keep it aside for 15 mins.
  3. Now make small balls of the dough and sprinkle a small amount of Jowar floor on rolling board and make the roti.
  4. Place the roti on the hot pan. And to cook it on both sides until turns to brown.
  5. Serve this roti hot with a veggie dish. Spread ghee or butter on this roti for taste.

2.Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup:

Soup offers plenty of health benefits. It is a quick healthy recipe, hot meal to stay healthy and fit as you get to eat more veggies with nutrients. Soup can help you to lose weight and it is a healthy food recipe. Soups easily make you feel full. Many restaurants offer quality and variety of soups on the menu but you can make easily at home.
Corn is actually a grain, rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Corn has many health benefits. It Reduces the risk of Anemia, Lowers Blood Sugar & Cholesterol Level, prevents UV radicals from damaging the skin and helps in pregnancy.

Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML):-

  • ¼ cup finely chopped carrot, beans,
  • 1/2 cup of corn
  • 1 tbsp spring onions chopped
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp corn flour for paste

Process:-

  1. Make sweet corn paste in a blender by adding some water.
  2. In a large kadhai, take chopped beans, carrot and corn with a cup of water and add prepared sweet corn paste and mix well.
  3. Now cover with a lid and cook for 3-5 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Once the veggies are cooked, add a cup of water and a tsp of vinegar. Next, wait till it boils.
  5. Add the cornflour paste and give a quick stir add it to the soup accordingly. Stir again and check the consistency.
  6. You can add additional cornstarch for thickness.
  7. Add required amount of salt to taste.
  8. Take the soup in a serving bowl and add black pepper on the top.
  9. Finally, serve sweet corn veggie soup garnishing with freshly chopped spring onions green.

You can also make different varieties of roti for dinner with aloo, palak, methi etc which are quick healthy recipes for night dinner or eat some fresh fruits/ raw vegetables or fruit salad along with that take a glass of milk with honey instead of a heavy meal which is light for the night time and also good for digestion.