3 Low-Cal Meals for A Healthy Lifestyle


Solve your everyday question of “What’s for dinner?” by preparing meals that are a lot healthier than they actually appear. Kick-start your days with lighter versions of your favorite recipes that can easily liven up tiffin boxes and become a kid-favorite in no time. A healthy diet along with some regular physical exercise, can make a tremendous difference to your overall well-being.

Here are three healthy low-calorie recipes, to help you jumpstart a healthy lifestyle in no time –

 Cucumber Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup freshly grated coconut
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. chaat masala
  • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 5-6 sprigs of mint leaves
  • Salt as required

Method

  • Take a mixing bowl and add cucumber, pomegranate seeds, coriander leaves, salt, chaat masala, olive oil and lemon juice in it. Give it a good toss and chill it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • To this, add the freshly grated coconut and mix it well.
  • Garnish it with mint leaves and serve it chilled.
  • Have a large portion of it as an entire meal itself or as a side dish with your lunch.

Veggie Sandwich with Yogurt Spread

Ingredients

  • ½ cup grated cabbage
  • ½ cup grated carrots
  • ½ cup grated capsicum
  • 3-4 chopped basil leaves
  • 1 cup hung curd
  • 2 medium size bread slices
  • ½ tsp. chaat masala
  • ½ tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. salted butter
  • Salt and pepper as required

Method

  • Take a mixing bowl and add the grated vegetables, basil leaves, hung curd, chaat masala, red chilli powder, salt and pepper. Mix it well and set it aside for an hour.
  • Meanwhile, lightly toast the two bread slices. Add a thick layer of the vegetable-curd mixture on top of one bread slice and cover the mixture with the other bread slice.
  • Apply a thin layer of butter on one of the bread slices and place it in a pre-heated toaster.
  • Once the sandwich turns slightly brown and crisp, take it out of the toaster and cut into two halves.
  • Serve it hot with mint-coconut chutney and sweet garlic sauce.

Hummus Veggie Wraps

Ingredients

  • 2 cups boiled chickpeas
  • 8-10 chopped walnuts
  • 12-15 basil leaves
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. red paprika
  • ½ cup grated carrots
  • 2-3 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • ½ cup thinly sliced tomato
  • 1-2 whole -wheat tortilla
  • Salt and pepper as required

Method

  • In a mixer grinder, add the boiled chickpeas, basil leaves, red paprika, olive oil, walnuts and salt and grind it into a smooth thick paste. Add olive oil as needed to make the hummus consistency smooth and fine. Set it aside.
  • Lightly toast the tortilla on a hot tawa and place it flat on a plate. Add a large dollop of the hummus and spread it across evenly.
  • On this, first place the lettuce leaf and then add the vegetables, salt and pepper as needed and some grated cheese.
  • Roll this tortilla into a wrap and serve it warm with your favorite choice of dip.

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