So the meaty Eid is over? Well better get back on the healthy track now.

All the BBQ, oily chops, and meat biryani is off now, enough for your cheat meals and fats intake. Follow up on the blog to have enough in less than 200 calories.

Today’s blog introduces you to 2 easy-to-make salad snacks, enough to treat your appetite with the feeling of fullness, BUT with health and not fats.

Corn meets cucumber.

The easiest to make, with not more than 5 to 6 easily available ingredients, taking less than 15 minutes (excluding corn cob boiling time).

Ingredients:-

  1. 1 medium boiled corn (103 g), 111.2 calories (varies, kindly check & choose)
  2. 1 medium cucumber (201 g), 35 calories (peeled cucumber, 25 calories)
  3. 1 medium tomato (123 g), 22 calories
  4. 1/2 medium onion (65 g), 22 calories
  5. 1/2 lemon (optional), 5 calories
  6. 4 mint leaves (optional), 1 calorie

Total = 199.7 calories.           

                        (few shown ingredients are less than mentioned above)

Procedure:-

  1. Boil the corn cob and peel it in a cup,
  2. Slice the cucumber, tomato, and onion, according to choice,
  3. Chop mint and add,
  4. Finally, squeeze the lemon and mix (sprinkle a bit of salt if you like).

   (shown is less than serving mentioned above)

Your bowl is ready. Enjoy it anytime you want and do not forget to drink plenty of water, it helps.

Beetroot salsa.

Another dish for today is a beetroot salad, with peas and cauliflower for any day, complimenting your light mood perfectly.

Ingredients:-

  1. 1 cup beetroot (136 g), 59 calories.
  2. 1 cup chopped cauliflower (107 g), 27 calories.
  3. 1 medium carrot (61 g), 25 calories.
  4. 1 medium cucumber (201 g), 35 calories (peeled cucumber, 25 calories)
  5. ½ medium onion (65 g), 22 calories.
  6. 1/4 cup green peas (36.2 g), 5 calories.
  7. 4 mint leaves (optional), 1 calorie.

Total = 198.5 calories.

(few shown ingredients are less than mentioned above)

Procedure:-

  1. Slice beetroot in a bowl,
  2. Chop cauliflower,
  3. Cut carrot, cucumber, and onion according to your choice,
  4. Shell peas,
  5. Chop mint, add it and mix (sprinkle a bit of salt if you like).

Your beetroot salsa is ready to be enjoyed. And again, have plenty of water.

You can exchange ingredients to have more servings, with the same number of calories, e.g, replacing peas with another medium cucumber (peeled), as replacing 29.5 calories with 25 calories and enjoying more serving.

Hopefully, today’s blog will help you get back to your healthy lifestyle and manage your diet, use the comment box for any queries or comments.

*(Check calories again for confirmation or grams, and it can increase the serving, according to your decided calorie intake)*

 

Maria Sherazi

"A girl of 21, balancing life through food therapy, 5 feet 6-inch live calorie calculator who believes healthy is classic and knows the economics of meeting maximum desires of food with a limited budget."