Healthy Cooking Recipes That Still Have a Lot of Flavor

This is probably one of the most asked questions when people are trying to redo their diet and start to eat healthy. Well if you are turning the page from pizza and cheese steaks to eating healthy, you can rest assured that there are plenty of healthy cooking recipes that are absolutely packed with flavor to satisfy your taste buds.

You will have just as many choices as you had before, the only difference will be that you are not loading up on carbs and sugars that go right to the waist line. It is all about the makeup of the meals and portion control. When you eat the right things and don’t gorge yourself, you will be amazed at how the pounds melt away. You not only look better, you feel better. Here is a perfect example of an item that you can have for dinner. This recipe is so good that it is featured on several restaurant menus!

Pistachio Encrusted Tuna Steaks

1T shallot (thinly sliced)1 bay leaf 3T reduced or low fat sour cream 2t fresh dill (chopped) 1/2 lemon (juice only) 1/2c white wine (cooking wine is fine) 1t whole grain mustard 1/4c dry breadcrumbs1/2 t salt1t extra virgin olive oil1/4c pistachios (shelled) 4 four oz tuna steaks

Get a large sauce pan and combine shallot, bay leaf and wine to a boil. Reduce flame and cook uncovered until the wine had been reduced (about 5 minutes). Remove from flame, remove bay leaf and transfer to separate bowl. Add lemon juice, 1t dill, mustard, 1/4t of salt and dill. Combine all ingredients. Put to side to use as sauce when Tuna is cooked.

In a food processor, combine breadcrumbs, pistachios, 1t dill and 1/4t salt. Blend until ingredients are reduced to a fine quality. Transfer mixture to a separate bowl. Coat each Tuna steak with this mixture. Once each steak has been dredged, heat oil in a large skillet and cook Tuna to medium rare (about 5 minutes on each side). When they are done, pour small amount of sauce on each steak and serve.

Sounds like you should be headed to the fat farm after you eat this, but each steak has a little over 225 calories. This entrée is loaded with protein, but very low in carbs. This is the best of both worlds, great food and very healthy. You probably didn’t eat this good when you were eating whatever you wanted!