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A perfect day of eating

August 14, 2015 11:07 IST

What does a perfect day of eating look like?shhhh

Here’s a day’s worth of healthful menu with recipes.

Read on and get cooking!

Please note that this is not a weight loss menu, but one that includes well balanced, healthy meals for everyday living.

Breakfast

Bircher Muesli

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Bircher Muesli

A cool, creamy and wholesome way to eat your cereal. Prepare this the night before. Pop it into the refrigerator and wake up to a ready breakfast.

Ingredients

For 1 bowl of Bircher Muesli

Method


Mid morning perk

Smoothie

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Banana and Orange Smoothie

Ingredients

For one glass of smoothie

Method

Dump everything except the almonds into a blender and mix till smooth and frothy.. Pour into a glass. Sprinkle the almonds over and drink right away.


Lunch

Vegetable Wrap

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Mixed Vegetable Wrap

Ingredients

For 2 wraps

Method

In a pan, heat some olive oil and sauté the corn kernels and mushrooms. Add the salt and pepper.
Turn the heat off and then add the ketchup and julienned veggies. Give it a mix and set aside.
Layer roti with your choice of spread.
Top it with half of the veggie. Roll it to make a wrap.
These wraps can be parceled into your lunch box.


Tea time 

Honey Almond Cake

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Honey Almond Cake

If there is ever a delicious AND healthy cake, this is it!
Though it is a fairly easy and quick to prepare cake, you may want to make this cake a little while before you actually want to eat it.

Ingredients

For the Topping

Method


Dinner 

Baked Lemon Fish

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Baked Lemon Fish/ Cottage Cheese

You can make this citrusy, herby dish with either fish or cottage cheese.

Ingredients

Serves one

Method

Green Salad with Yoghurt Dressing

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Mixed Green Leaf salad with Yoghurt Dressing

This fresh salad  with its creamy dressing goes perfectly with the above made bake.

Ingredients

Handful of mixed salad leaves

For Yoghurt dressing

Method

Put all ingredients for the dressing in a jar. Give it a good shake till everything is blended. Pour as much as you need over the salad leaves and refrigerate the remaining.

Poached Pears with Vanilla Ice Cream

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Poached Pears with vanilla ice cream

Ingredients

Serves one

Method

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Brinda Sapat