Low-calorie Meal Recipes for Lean Startups

The startup workforce in Bangalore is the best in India, and arguably one of the best in the world. But they are notoriously lacking in the health department because of the nature of their work and the lack of set work hours.

low calorie meal recipes

Today, I want to share with you a health fix for this issue in the form of low calorie meal recipes that will keep you lean and healthy, just like your startup.

1. Cauliflower oats bites for healthy breakfasts: We’ve talked about the need for a balanced breakfast that is filling, but low in calories. Healthy breakfast recipes need ingredients like sprout salads, steamed vegetables, skimmed milk, and poached, steamed or boiled poultry. Here’s a low-calorie meal recipe for cauliflower oats bites.

cauliflower oats bites healthy recipe

2. Soup recipe for veg lemon broth: Saute vegetables for 5 minutes in a large pan, then add the stock and bring it to boil. Add chopped basil. Pour lemon juice and zest and let it cook. Serve in a soup bowl.

Ingredients Quantity
Olive oil Spray on pan
Sliced leeks 2
Sliced celery stick 1
Chopped garlic 1 clove
Fresh basil leaf Chopped
Lemon 1, zested and juiced
Zucchini half sliced 20 gm
Broccoli 20 gm
Beans 20 gm
Vegetable stock 1 litre
Salt To taste

3. Recipe for roasted paprika chicken: Marinate the chicken breast with all ingredients. Roast the chicken breast in preheated oven (at 350 degree for 30 min). Turn it in the oven after 15 min. Once roasted, serve the chicken with boiled or steamed vegetables.

Ingredients Quantity
Tender chicken breast 2 nos [150 to 180 gm]
Butter 1 tsp
Paprika seasoning powder 1 tsp
Dried thyme ¼ tsp
Cayenne pepper ¼ tsp
Olive oil 2 tsp

4. Salad recipe for Brussels sprout waldorf: Arrange the Brussels sprouts, apple peel, celery and walnuts in a wide salad bowl. Prepare a dressing with buttermilk and seasoning with lemon zest and salt. Gently top the dressing on the salad mix before you serve. Garnish with chopped walnuts.

Ingredients Quantity
¼ cut brussels sprout 75gm
Shredded brussels sprout 25gm
Apples peel 25gm
Walnuts 5 nos
Fine sliced celery sticks 2 nos
Buttermilk 50 ml
Lemon 1, zested

Videos from Tarla Dalal and What’s Gaby Cooking


 July 29, 2017  Dolly

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