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Healthy Snack Recipes to Keep You Energised

  By posted Feb 2nd 2013
Recipes

Healthy Snack Recipes #1

Anjali Shah is a food writer and owner of The Picky Eater, a healthy food and lifestyle blog. Anjali Shah grew up a “whole wheat” girl, but married a “white bread” kind of guy. Hoping to prove that nutritious food could in fact be delicious and desirable, she taught herself how to cook and successfully transformed her husband’s eating habits from a diet of frozen pizzas and Taco Bell to her healthy, yet flavorful recipes made with simple, wholesome ingredients.Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Ingredients

1 15 oz can of low sodium whole black beans
1/2 jalapeño pepper, chopped
1 red onion, diced
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
1.5 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2-3 cloves garlic
Salt to taste
1 cup cooked brown rice (use 1/4 cup cooked per bowl)
1/2 cup fresh corn (use about 2 Tbsp per bowl)
1/2 cup organic, low fat cottage cheese (use 2 Tbsp per bowl)
Chopped cilantro to taste
Diced tomato
Salsa
12-16 Corn chips (use 3-4 chips per bowl)

Directions

Step 1: Saute garlic, jalapeno, onion, and bell pepper in 1 tsp canola oil until soft.

Step 2:
Add cumin, chili powder and let the spices toast for a minute. Then add the can of black beans + liquid (don’t rinse and drain the black beans before) into the pan.

Step 3: Bring the mixture to a boil, let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes.

Step 4: Once the bean mixture is done, start assembling your bowl! Put 1/4 cup cooked brown rice in a bowl…

Step 5:
Top with 1/4 of the black bean mixture…

Step 6: Then add your toppings: 2 Tbsp cottage cheese, 2 Tbsp corn, diced tomato, cilantro, salsa, and 3-4 corn chips crumbled on top.

 

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