GC4W Food and Recipes

Easy Butter Chicken

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep. Ingredients 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs For the marinade 1 lemon, juiced 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika 1-2 tsp hot chilli powder 200g natural yogurt For the curry 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 green chilli, deseeded and…

What Are the Best Practices for Dining Out During Coronavirus?

What Are the Best Practices for Dining Out During Coronavirus? By Stefanie Tuder of Open Table Needless to say, it’s been a rough few months. But particularly so for restaurants, who have been forced to navigate everything from layoffs and severe financial insecurity to figuring out how to create entirely new offerings from outdoor service and takeout to grocery-style setups. Many…

Healthy Makeover: 70 Calories Strawberry Ice Cream

Healthy Makeover: Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe Courtesy of Country Living This four-ingredient dessert is just 70 calories per serving, making it the perfect summer treat. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. frozen strawberries 1 c. 2% plain Greek yogurt 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract strawberries DIRECTIONS In food processor with knife blade attached, pulse 1 cup strawberries until finely chopped. Transfer chopped berries to large…

Veggie Niçoise Pitas

Veggie Niçoise Pitas Recipe Courtesy of THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING TEST KITCHEN Fill pitas with a few quintessential Mediterranean ingredients (think: roasted red peppers, chickpeas, and kalamata olives) for a lunch that’ll allow you to pretend you’re sitting on the coast of Santorini, not at your desk. Ingredients 1/4 c. olive oil 2 tbsp. sherry vinegar Kosher salt Pepper 1 bulb fennel, halved and very thinly sliced 1 15.5-oz…

Rhubarb Oat Bars

Rhubarb Oat Bars Recipe Courtesy of Taste of Home These chewy rhubarb bars provide just the right amount of tartness and sweetness. They are simply unbeatable! —Renette Cressey, Fort Mill, South Carolina Ingredients 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided 4 tablespoons water, divided 1 teaspoon lemon juice 4 teaspoons cornstarch 1 cup old-fashioned…

Pasta al Limone

Pasta al Limone RECIPE COURTESY OF bon appétit A bright and rich lemon-cream sauce that’s uncomplicated and supremely comforting. INGREDIENTS 1 lemon 12 oz. spaghetti or other long pasta Kosher salt ¾ cup heavy cream 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter 3 oz. finely grated Parmesan (about ¾ cup) Freshly ground black pepper RECIPE PREPARATION Using a vegetable peeler, remove two 2″-long…

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding RECIPE COURTESY OF GIADA DE LAURENTIIS Giada’s bulks up Greek yogurt with chia seeds for a little bit of crunch and maple syrup for a little bit of sweet — it’s the perfect healthy make-ahead breakfast. Ingredients 1 cup vanilla-flavored unsweetened almond milk 1 cup plain low-fat (2 percent) Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (preferably…

Fresh and Light Tropical Acai Bowl

Fresh and Light Tropical Acai Bowl Acai bowls make a delicious, cool, and anti-oxidant rich breakfast that is perfect for your busy schedule!  Acai bowls are like a smoothie in a bowl! It’s kind of like having healthy ice cream for breakfast They are so refreshing and give you a nice boost of energy. Oatmeal and cream of wheat, move…

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Recipe Courtesy of Love & Lemons This blueberry baked oatmeal recipe is a delicious healthy breakfast! For a twist, swap in whatever seasonal fresh fruit you like. Ingredients 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed + 6 tablespoons warm water 2 cups whole rolled oats ½ cup slivered almonds ½ cup hemp seeds ⅔ cup coconut flakes 1/4 cup brown sugar or coconut sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¾ teaspoon sea salt ¾ cup almond milk, at room…