Looking after our family by eating healthy is the best way to reward ourselves in these trying times. Your diet impacts your health, and it is essential to choose the right foods to ensure the overall well-being of your family. Here are a few simple DIY immunity-boosting meals that can easily be prepared at home. All recipes are low in fat while high in proteins and fibre. These creative recipes help boost immunity and in increasing stamina.

1. Seared Salmon and Vegetable Salad

Thinly sliced green and red apples, vegetables tossed in olive oil, Dijon mustard, and lemon segments on a bed of salmon.

Directions:

  • Step 1: In a hot pan, add some oil and toss the vegetables.
  • Step 2: Toss the salad components along with some balsamic dressing.
  • Step 3: In a pan, add butter and sear the salmon on both sides (roughly 2 minutes on each side).
  • Step 4: On a platter, add the grilled vegetables, salad on the side, and finally, the salmon.
  • Step 5: Drizzle Dijon mustard sauce on top of the salmon and serve hot.
  • Calories-208, Protein-20gm, Fat-4.5gm

2. Fresh Chicken Salad

Steamed chicken supreme mixed lettuce, olives, sliver baby onion, gherkins, and caper berry with a balsamic dressing.

Directions:

  • Step 1: In a hot pan, add some oil and toss the given vegetables.
  • Step 2: Toss the salad components along with some balsamic dressing.
  • Step 3: Place the salad on a platter arrange the steamed chicken supreme on the salad bed.
  • Step 4: Add the olives, capers, and gherkins on top and finally drizzle with melted butter and balsamic dressing.
  • Calories-170gm, Protein-28gm, Fat-1gm

3. Asian Antioxidants Bowl

Bok choy, baby corn, shiitake mushroom, bell peppers, and broccoli tossed with black bean sauce served on sticky rice.

Directions:

  • Step 1: In a pan, add the given sauce, heat it, and then add the provided vegetables to it.
  • Step 2: Demould the rice into a flat platter.
  • Step 3: Add the prepared vegetables along with the sauce on top of the rice. Serve it hot.
  • Calories-140gm, Protein-2.9gm, Fat-0.2gm

A healthy diet decreases the chance of getting life-threatening conditions, and it helps reduce the harmful effects of stress. Contrary to popular perception eating healthy can be tasty and easy to prepare, so why not try it?

(Recipes By Executive Chef Sathyaseelan, Grand Mercure Mysore by Brigade Group.)