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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Health recipe for bread with flax seeds and sesame

There you have it the recipe for a healthy bread with flaxseed and sesame seeds. It is simple to make and does not the original taste, very nice when toasted and a very  good qualitie bread

N.B: This bread uses olive oil instead of butter, brown includes flour, oat bran and flaxseed. This makes a loaf every day good for your health!
Tip: As this bread contains a good portion of brown flour, it swells more easily than white bread. We must, therefore, to ensure it is correct height before baking.
Brown bread with flax seeds and sesameIngredients375 ml (1 ½ cups) water2 c. coffee (tea) of sugar1/2 c. coffee (tea) salt1 c. coffee (tea) olive oil2 c. coffee (tea) active dry yeast375 g (3 cups) plain flour125 g (1 cup) brown flour125 ml (1/2 cup) wheat bran (or oat bran)60 ml (1/4 cup) sesame seed60 ml (1/4 cup) of flaxseedStagesIn a large bowl, put water, sugar, salt and oil.Mix well and reheat over low heat until the mixture is lukewarm (check temperature on wrist).Immediately remove from heat, add the yeast at once without stirring.Cover and let stand for 15 minutes to activate yeast.Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients (white flour, brown flour, wheat bran, sesame seed and flaxseed) and set aside.When the yeast is active, add half the flour and mix well with a wooden spoon. (Do not use your hands right away you will still need to have them clean!)Add the remaining flour and mix gently with one hand. Flour in the dough gently penetrate.Continue this process until the dough forms a ball that is soft but no longer sticks to the finger (you may need to add some additional white flour).Knead the dough.Back into the bowl and let double in volume.Down the dough with your fist.Knead again.Form of bread and place in a buttered pan.Allow to double in size.When the dough to swell enough, preheat oven to 200 ° C (400 ° F).When the oven reaches the correct temperature in the oven and immediately lower the oven temperature to 180 ° C (350 ° F).Bake 45 minutes.Turn out onto wire rack and brush with olive oil.That's it , enjoy the amazing taste

Trying to make Banana Cake( from youtube)

 hi mates while surfing on you tube I found this video of how to make Banana Cake(not a very healthy way but it tend to be a healthy version) it seems a very nice so enjoy

Sunday, March 25, 2012

healthy Skewers of ground beef recipe

The kids and adults will love this healthy Skewers of ground beef recipe and the simplicity and versatility of this recipe. Easily create skewers style "hot dog" or to make a change, make meatballs you enfilerez on skewers with your favorite vegetables. One way or another, they give a meal that children and adults will enjoy.Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesIngredients

500 g (1 lb) extra lean ground beef
45 ml (3 tbsp. Tbsp) cilantro or parsley, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 ml (1/2 tsp.) Ground cumin
5 ml (1 tsp.) Worcestershire sauce
1 ml (1/4 tsp.) Freshly ground pepper
6 hot dog buns made of whole wheatPreparation

In a large bowl, mix thoroughly beef, cilantro, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, cumin and pepper.
Divide mixture into six portions and shape each portion into a hot dog with a length of about 10 cm (4 inches).
Place on baking sheet covered with aluminum foil and bake at 190 ˚ C (375 ˚ F) for about 15 minutes or until the pink color has disappeared. Version on the grill: Place on a grill coated with a fatty on a medium-high heat, turning twice, for about 12 minutes or until no more pink to the inside.
Place in hot dog buns and serve immediately.Variation on a skewer of beef and vegetables: Roll the mixture into 24 balls and put on a small wooden skewer, alternating with 18 wet grape tomatoes. Bake as above. Serve over whole grain brown rice.Nutritional information per serving (1 skewer of 10 cm or 4 inches of hot dog bun whole wheat)

Calories: 202
Protein: 20 g
Fat: 7 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 44 mg
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Fibre: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Sodium: 188 mg
Potassium: 298 mg


Light Chili mixed with vegetables and steak recipe

this easy Chili mixed with vegetables and steak recipe also it is healthy so chili lovers or any one looking for chili recipe you are in the right place and I have always say that having a bag of frozen vegetables on hand is a great way to give your chili an extra flavor and texture, not to mention additional servings of vegetables! This chili is ideal to serve with a crisp salad

5 ml (1 tsp.) Canola oil
     A sirloin steak for grilling (about 375 g or 12 oz), cut into 1 cm (½ in)
     1 onion, chopped
     2 cloves garlic, minced
     15 ml (1 tsp. Tbsp) chili powder
     5 ml (1 tsp.) Each dried oregano and ground cumin
     1 796 ml (28 oz) diced tomatoes
     500 ml (2 cups) mixed frozen vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and carrots
     1 540 ml (19 oz) kidney beans with no salt added, drained and rinsed
     50 ml (¼ cup) tomato paste

 now we go to preparation :

     In a large shallow pan or casserole, heat oil over medium-high heat and brown the steak. Remove the plate.
     Add onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano and cumin and cook, stirring for about 5 minutes or until they are tender. Add tomatoes, vegetables, beans and tomato paste, stirring, bring to boil. Add steak, stirring, reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until mixture thickens.

Tip: Vary the frozen vegetables to taste, for example, try 250 ml (1 cup) frozen corn or peas and 250 ml (1 cup) of another of your favorite vegetables.

this is the what you get from one portion of the meal :
Calories: 311
Protein: 30 g
Fat: 7 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 46 mg
Carbohydrates: 35 g
Fiber: 11 g
Sugars: 9 g
Sodium: 272 mg
Potassium: 1212 mg