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30 healthy squid recipes

Squid is eaten worldwide. Depending on where squid is hunted and prepared the types of meals that can be made by them can vary significantly. They may be steamed or fried and eaten alone or mixed into a salad.

These are some interesting nutritional facts:

  1. Squids contain sufficient copper that fulfills the 90% of the body’s requirement. Copper, being a trace mineral, is essential for absorbing, storing and metabolizing iron and stimulating the formation of red blood cells.
  2. Individuals suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are often found to have low selenium levels in their blood. Since squids have an abundance of this mineral, it helps in relieving symptoms of arthritis and controlling damage caused by free radicals.
  3. Squids contain large amounts of phosphorus, similar to fish and shrimps. This mineral is necessary for stimulating calcium and building the bones and teeth.
  4. Squids help in stabilizing sugar levels in the blood due to an increased supply of vitamin B3 to the body.

Check these 30 healthy recipes, you´ll find new ideas to prepare squid.

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30 healthy turkey recipes

Meat is a valuable source of protein and other nutrients. But when it comes to a healthy diet, it’s important to choose the right kind of meat and eat the correct portion size. Turkey is a relatively inexpensive source of protein, with more protein per gram than both chicken and beef, while remaining lower in fat and cholesterol than other meats. It also delivers vitamins and minerals.

Here are some key points about turkey meat:

  • Eighty-five grams of roasted turkey breast contains around 125.
  • In contrast, 85 grams of roasted dark turkey meat contains around 147 calories.
  • The dark meat of turkey typically contains more vitamins and minerals.
  • Turkey breast meat contains fewer calories and fat than most other cuts of meat.
  • Turkey contains vitamins B-6 and B-12, niacin, choline, selenium, and zinc.
  • Processed turkey meat can have a high sodium content.
  • Pasture-raised turkeys typically have higher omega-3 content than factory-farmed turkeys.

In this public notebook, you´ll find some of my favorite turkey recipes.

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30 healthy chicken recipes

Chicken is the most common type of poultry in the world. There is significant variation in cooking methods amongst cultures. Historically common methods include roasting, baking, and frying. They are also often grilled for salads or tacos.

Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose fat, chicken is included in your diet. I know by experience that eating chicken over and over again, cooked the same way, may be boring to death.

I´ve selected 30 of the most delicious chicken recipes from my notes (recipes are not my own). A different way to cook your chicken, each day of the month. A 30-recipes post would be hard to read so, you have all the recipes in this public notebook.

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I like to add checkboxes to the ingredients. I go to the kitchen with my list and I check I have everything I need. If not, that goes to the grocery list. At cooking time, all checkboxes are marked so, I unmark them as I´m using the ingredients. Once it´s done, the check boxes are ready for the next time.

Whether you’re an Evernote user or not, you can join the public notebook. But, for a better experience, create your free account, here.

Homemade honey

“Honey collection is an ancient activity. Humans apparently began hunting for honey at least 8,000 years ago, as evidenced by a cave painting in Valencia, Spain. The painting is a Mesolithic rock painting, showing two honey-hunters collecting honey and honeycomb from a wild bee nest. The figures are depicted carrying baskets or gourds, and using a ladder or series of ropes to reach the wild nest”. Wikipedia

My neighbour has some bee colonies. Usually, they visit my garden.

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I love honey and today I had a surprise: homemade honey 😀

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On the left, what´s left of a commercial brand. On the right, honey.

Nutritional facts according to the USDA, here.

Each teaspoon contains 17,30 amazing grams of carbohydrates. It´s a boost of energy much healthier than an energy drink or pre-workout. These carbohydrates can be easily converted into glucose by even the most sensitive stomachs since it´s very easy for the body to digest this pure, natural substance.

I´m sure you have a delicious recipe which includes honey, right?

Light cake

IngredientsIngredients:

6 eggs.

200 gr sugar

75 gr flour.

75 cornflour.

Lemon zest.

Salt.

Here we go:

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Separate the yolks and whites in two different bowls And paint the paint with butter 🙂

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Make sure that there is no egg yolk in the bowl, otherwise the whites will not mount properly.

Add a pinch of salt to the egg whites to help the process. Begin beating the whites using an electric whisk, gradually increasing the speed.

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Mix both flours and sieve it.

Also, add sugar and lemon zest to the yolks.

Whisk until custard.
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Add some sieved flour to the custard.

Merge slow, doing circles.

Add the rest of it and merge again 🙂

Repeat the process with the mounted whites.

And… it´s done!

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Custard, pan and oven 🙂

Pre-heat oven: 180ºC

Bon apetit

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Little Mikes

I had some free time this morning. I decided to cook. The most difficult thing is to translate. Probably most of you know them with another name. Here we call them “miguelitos”, something like “little Mikes”. Summarizing: puff pastry with cream 🙂

We´ll need:

  1. Puff pastry. Can you believe it?
  2. One egg.

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Extend the puff pastry and well, you know what to do with the egg 🙂

With a paintbrush, paint your puff pastry with the egg. Then, cut the pastry as you like!

Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

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Bake at 180ºC, 10-15 minutes.

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For the cream:

  1. 36 grs of cornflour.
  2. 90 grs of white sugar.
  3. 500 ml of milk.
  4. 4 yolks
  5. Lemon peel

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  1. Mix sugar and cornflour.
  2. Add the yolks
  3. Stir well.

Meanwhile:

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  1. Add milk to the mix and stir again.
  2. Add the lemon peel.
  3. Cooking at low temperature, keep stirring until you get a thick texture.

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  1. Put the cream on a plate.
  2. Remove the lemon peel.
  3. Cover the cream with transparent paper.
  4. Wait until it gets the ambient temperature.

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Keep an eye on:

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  1. Remove when is golden.
  2. Wait and cut them.

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  1. Fill the puff pastry with the cream.
  2. Cover with sugar glass.

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ENJOY 😀