Fast food: recipes
Most people think that fasting food is tasteless concoction that is just impossible to eat. These citizens perceive the post as a kind of starvation and refusal to eat, but actually things are a little different. Food restrictions for those who observe lent, of course, but it's not so sad.
How to eat in the post
People fasting must adhere to a certain system of power and exclude from your menu, food of animal origin: meat, eggs, milk, etc. during this period, allowed the preparation of soups on vegetable broths.
You can eat cereals, fruits, vegetables, mushrooms and pastries, prepared according to special recipes, jam, honey and nuts.
To make fast food delicious and flavorful, add favorite seasonings and herbs.
To cook recommended cooking method, baking can make food or steamed on an open fire. To use various plant oils post, but their number should be minimal. Therefore it is better to prepare the above methods, and for health it is useful.
Those who are fasting, it is important to pay attention not only on ingredients but also on the amount consumed food. The Ministers of the Church are advised to eat modest, since it allows you to get pleasure from the simplest of ingredients, the taste buds start to react more actively.
Animal protein: what to replace
Proper nutrition and a balanced menu is very important for normal well-being and human health. So many people who are going to eat fast food, concerned with the question: "how to eat without animal protein?".
There is no problem, just need to menu protein foods were replaced by foods of plant origin. So, meat and fish for lent can be replaced by legumes, nuts and mushrooms. With this substitution, the body will get enough necessary protein and no health problems will arise.
As you can see, protein foods in fasting is a very real products that can be purchased in any store.
Those who love to bake or in the morning, have sandwiches with butter, can substitute vegetable margarine (it is prepared from vegetable raw materials, cheaper, and more healthful, as it does not increase cholesterol), which is easily to find on the shelves of supermarkets.
To replace the usual for many of the hosts eggs when baking can soda, and dairy products with coconut milk or almonds. By the way, almond milk is easy to prepare yourself. To do this, take raw almonds and soak it in water at room temperature overnight. Remove the nuts from the liquid and pour into a blender, add clean water in ratio of 1 to 3.
Thoroughly grind and mix the ingredients, the resulting drink, strain through cheesecloth and can use. Cake it's no big deal, it can be used for baking or just to eat. If you drink almond milk "pure", you can add it to sweet honey.
Prepare meatless meals
Due to the fact that most people don't know the recipes meatless food, they think this food is tasteless, and the post – penal servitude and mockery of the body. A little to enlighten the ignorant and to restore justice, following are recipes that you can eat in the post.
Let's start menu with the first dish – vegetable soup with mushrooms and sauerkraut.
For cooking need:
- Sauerkraut – 100 g;
- White mushrooms, dried – 50 g;
- Beets small size – 1 piece.
- Onion – 1 PC.;
- Carrot – 1 PC.;
- Wheat flour – 1 tbsp;
- Tomato paste – 1.5 tsp.;
- Sunflower oil for frying;
- Black pepper peas – 2 pieces;
- The Bay leaf – 2 leaf;
- Seasonings to your taste.
Mushrooms, rinse, put in pot, cover with water and boil until tender. Then the mushrooms to fish on a separate plate. Carrot peel and cut into thin strips, chop onion half-rings. Put the vegetables in the frying pan, add sunflower oil and fry a little. Sauerkraut press to release excess liquid, place in a pan to the onions and carrots, all together, saute for 7-10 minutes.
Send the cooked vegetables in mushroom broth, put to them the tomato paste, Bay leaf and peppercorns, add the seasonings. Boiled mushrooms cut into arbitrary slices and put in a pot. Cook soup on medium heat for 40 minutes and then turn off the gas. Let stand 10-15 minutes and you can serve with melkorublenoy greens and vegetable with mayonnaise.
Stuffed cabbage with rice and beans
Second, you can cook the cabbage rolls with beans and rice.
You will need:
- Cabbage – 1 head;
- Beans – 1 Cup;
- Tomato paste – 3 tbsp;
- White rice – 4 tbsp;
- 2 onions;
- Sunflower oil for frying;
- Spices of your choice.
For cooking the beans you need to take care in advance. Soak the beans overnight and in the morning drain the old fluid, send the bean to the pot. In a container pour clean water and boil until tender.
Cabbage pour over boiling water to make it easier to understand, divide it into separate leaves. Seal, which are available on the vegetable, remove. The onion will peel and chop, saute it in butter. Boil the rice in salted water until tender.
Now assemble the filling for stuffed cabbage. To do this in a deep bowl, combine cooked beans, onion, rice, if desired finely chopped greens, add your favorite spice and everything salt. Stuffing PrimeSite and lay on the cabbage leaves. Shape the cabbage rolls. Then each fry in sunflower oil on both sides. Put the cabbage rolls in a deep frying pan and add tomato paste previously diluted with water. The dish simmer for at least an hour on low heat, covering the pan with a lid. Post stuffed cabbage and even buckwheat, mushrooms and other permitted products.
For dessert, you can prepare baked apples.
To do this, take:
- 3 large Apple;
- 100 g cranberries and walnuts;
- 100 g of honey;
- Some powdered sugar for decoration.
Wash the apples and carefully remove core and seeds. Rinse cranberries and put to dry on a paper towel. Walnuts chop. Combine cranberries, honey and nuts.
These ingredients can be ground in a blender until smooth or just stir with a spoon. The mix stuff the apples.
Put the fruit in a baking dish, previously covered with baking paper and send to prepare in the oven, preheated to 180 degrees for a quarter of an hour. Perhaps time will need more or less, all depends on the size of the fruit. Therefore, guided by the softness of the apples. To the table serve dessert sprinkled with powdered sugar. If you cook a dish on the festive table, the edge of the plate can be decorated Tselikov with cranberries and walnuts.
Prepared according to the recipes outlined above, you will receive a complete meal of three dishes and all the food in it is lean and delicious.
As you can see, to prepare Lenten food during lent is not as difficult and scary, but it turns out the food is delicious and healthy. Such dishes may be present in the menu, not just fasting.
So do not be afraid of fast food, it is not inferior in its quality normal. Try, cook and enjoy new culinary discoveries. Fast tasty and well!