Friday, 4 January 2013

OUGD504 // Design for print and web // Healthy Eating

The next booklet is about Healthy Eating, here I have chosen 6 quick and easy lunch recipes which are all healthy at the same time. This is to try and make the users think about eating more healthy and how easy it can be to make something healthy.

Sweet Tuna Salad
1 can tuna in water, drained
3-4 tablespoon sweet relish
2 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon honey mustard
Salt and pepper
Optional add-ins: onions, baby carrots, cucumbers, celery, corn, dried cranberries, or chopped grapes

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix together and enjoy on top of a bed of lettuce, in a sandwich or pita, or scooped up with your favorite whole-grain crackers.

Turkey Avocado and Hummus Wrap
1 whole wheat tortilla
2-3 tablespoons red pepper hummus
3 slices low-sodium deli turkey
1/4 avocado, sliced
Pickle slices

Spread tortilla with hummus, then layer on turkey, avocado, and pickle slices. Roll, then slice. Makes 1 wrap.

Pasta n Peas
2 ounces whole wheat rotini or penne
2 teaspoons olive oil
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil over medium heat.
3. Add garlic to oil and cook until garlic is translucent, being careful not to burn it (lower the heat if needed).
4. Add the peas and cook until heated through.
5. Drain the pasta when it's done cooking, then add it to the peas and garlic. Toss to coat and serve.

Cheesy Chicken Wrap
1 spinach tortilla
1 Laughing Cow Sun Dried Tomato cheese wedge
Sliced deli meat (for an extra kick try Boar's Head Cajun Chicken)
Tomato slices
Fresh spinach leaves
Any other fresh vegetables

1. Spread the Laughing Cow cheese wedge all over the tortilla.
2. Layer fresh spinach leaves on tortilla.
3. On one end, layer the deli meat, along with fresh vegetables.
4. Roll up starting with the end with meat and vegetables.
5. Slice in half and serve.

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Bowl
1 head cauliflower
1/2 red pepper
1/2 cup black beans
1/2 cup pineapple, cubed
1/4 cup red onion
1/2 avocado, cubed
1 carrot, diced
Cumin, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper to taste

1. Cut cauliflower and red pepper into pieces and place in a food processor or blender. Pulse the pieces until they are the size and consistency of rice.
2. Transfer "rice" to a medium bowl. Top with remaining ingredients and sprinkle with cumin, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper.

Burrito Salad
1 1/2 cups lettuce
1/2 cup brown rice, cooked
1/3 cup black beans, cooked
1 cup vegetables (try tomatoes, red peppers, onions, or roasted sweet potatoes)
2 tablespoons avocado or guacamole
2 tablespoons salsa
Sprinkle of low-fat cheese

1. Place lettuce in large Tupperware container.
2. Add the rice and beans.
3. Top with your choice of vegetables, plus salsa and cheese (if desired).
4. Eat cold or microwave for 20 seconds and serve.

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