Friday, January 1, 2016

Healthy recipe for weight loss - Avocado Wedges Wraps

Healthy recipe for weight loss - Avocado Wedges Wraps

Healthy recipe for weight loss - Avocado Wedges Wraps . Crispy avocado wedges are a new , healthy and interesting option for putting in a fajita wrap ! Switch up chicken or beef for these baked crispy avocado wedges , which you can serve up with leaves , salsa and condiments . Add a little more hot sauce at the end of this healthy recipe if you like it hot , or leave it out if you prefer to keep things mild .This is a whole new take on fajitas , and you and your family are going to love this easy recipe ..

Avocado is a great source of monounsaturated oleic acid that research has  shown to both reduce dangerous  low -density lipoprotein cholesterol at the same time as increasing the more beneficial high -density lipoprotein cholesterol .

Avocados also contain a rich variety of heart nutrients including vitamin E for preventing cholesterol oxidation , folate for reducing dangerous homocysteine levels in the blood pressure ; phytosterols for reducing cholesterol absorption ; and dietary fibre to control blood sugar levels .

Avocado benefits also include protecting your skin from wrinkles an other visible signs of aging with its antioxidant carotenoids , vitamin E which helps guard against photo-aging from sun exposure and vitamin C which is involved in the creation of elastin and collagen for maintaining your skin's elasticity and firmness .

Healthy Eating Tips
Prepare more of your own meals : Cooking more meals at home can help you take charge of what you're eating and better monitor exactly what goes into your food 

Make the right changes : When cutting back on unhealthy foods in your diet , it's important to replace them with healthy alternatives .Replacing dangerous trans fats with healthy fats will make a positive difference to your health . 

Simplify : Instead of being overly concerned with counting calories , think of your diet in terms of color , variety , and freshness .Focus on avoiding packaged and processed foods and opting for more fresh ingredients .

Read and labels: It's important to be aware of what;s in your food as manufactures often hide large amounts of sugar or unhealthy fats in packaged food , even food claiming to be healthy .

Drink plenty of water : Water helps flush our system of waste products and toxins , yet many people go through life dehydrate-causing tiredness , low energy , and headaches .It's common to mistake thirst for hunger , so staying well hydrated will also help you make healthier food choices .

Healthy recipe for weight loss - Avocado Wedges Wraps 

Serves 6
2 avocados
75 g plain flour
2 eggs
75 g breadcrumbs
1/2 tablespoon light olive oil
2 corn on the cobs
a pinch of sweet smoked paprika
a pinch of chilli flakes
large handful coriander
1 lime
2 spring onions
half a red pepper
12 mini tortilla wraps
shredded iceberg lettuce
tomato sauce ,to serve
soured cream , to serve

Heat the oven to 200 C , gas 6 .Peel and stone the avocados and slice into 6 wedges .Dip in plain flour , then dust off the excess . Dip into the beaten eggs , then coat in a breadcrumbs .Repeat the process again to double coat .Bake for 10-15 minutes , drizzling over any leftover egg after 5 mins to help them crisp up .Cut each one in half to serve .

Heat 1/2 tbsp light olive oil in a pan and cook the sweetcorn sliced off 2 cobs with a pinch of sweet smoked paprika and a pinch of chilli fakes .Take off the heat and stir in a large handful of coriander , chopped , a little lime juice , 2 spring onions , chopped and half a red pepper , sliced .

Layer up 12 mini tortilla wraps with iceberg lettuce , the sweetcorn mix and 2 pieces of avocado. Add some tomato sauce and soured cream .

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