Top 5 Healthy Dishes to Try After a Weekend of Open Houses

by Farah D. Photography FriedChillies on Tue, July 26, 2016

You've overindulged during the Raya celebrations and you need a breather. Here's some recipes you can try to help you slowly recover from the binge fest.

Give your tummy some much needed love...

Syawal is halfway done, you've been to countless Raya open houses, you're feeling bloated, your pants are tighter and the sight of rendang is giving you cold sweats, your body's crying out for something healthy, we've all been there so we decided to come up with recipes that would make this week go a bit easier, for you and your tummy.

1. Eggplant Pasta

Had your fill of rice, so why not opt for this low-carbs eggplant pasta? It is served with a delicious Asian-inspired marinara sauce which combines tomatoes, Sriracha and Mirin. It's a delightful pasta hack, an easy recipe that you will use time and time again. Head here for the Eggplant Pasta Recipe.

2. "Nasi' Goreng Cauliflower

Fancy some Nasi Goreng for dinner? Grab a cauliflower. Swapping cauliflower for rice is a wonderful idea. the texture is slightly different but the taste is actually almost similar. Cauliflower is also rich in potassium which helps to maintain your overall health. Cook Nasi Goreng Cauliflower this week.

3. Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash is an awesome alternative to the mashed potatoes. This creamy, velvety mash will be a family favourite. It takes less time to make as well as cauliflower cooks way faster compared to potatoes. Lose inches from your waist and shorten your cooking time. Try Cauliflower Mash tonight!

4. Healthy Zucchini Burger

Zucchinis make patties moist and juciy, it also add tons of flavour. This burger hack provides plenty of fiber to the dish. You also use lesser meat because the zucchinis help to bulk up the patties. Sink your teeth into these Zucchini Burgers, your tummy will thank you.

5. Smoothies

Wash it all down with a variety of smoothies. Fast, easy and convenient, a smoothie is the perfect kickstart to your day. We have three smoothie recipes for you to try, choose between Apricot Yoghurt, Berry Banana or treat yourself with Peanut Butter Chocolate. Packed with antioxidants and fiber, these smoothies will help to get you back into shape. So, plug in that blender and blitz away.