Shabbat can be tricky if you are looking to stay on a healthy diet because of all of the kugels, cakes and other delicacies that people serve up. Here are some recipes that you can try, organised by meal, that can be mixed and matched and will keep you on your healthy eating plan. All the recipes taste delicious and are perfect for any shabbat or really any day of the week.
Shabbat dinner is a great time to feature healthy dishes that can fill your family and your guests with wholesome goodness. Here are few recipes to help you create a healthy Shabbat dinner.
You can start off with a Spelt Challah, a great alternative to traditional wheat challah.
Moving on to the soup course...
Barley Lentil Soup is the perfect healthy option that is full of flavor so even the younger and pickier eaters will enjoy it.
For your fish course...
Baked Salmon Croquettes. Because they are baked, the recipe is on the healthier side and salmon is a great way to get in you Omega 3s and 6s.
A Fresh Basil Salad is the perfect fresh salad to serve your guests. You can even serve on the side of the salmon croquettes. They pair beautifully together.
Serve Green Beans Almondine with a main dish of...
Sundried Tomato Pesto Roasted Chicken you get a healthy crunch with the beans and a mouthful of flavourful spices with the chicken.
The dessert of Summer Fruit Medley With Cinnamon Ginger Reduction is the perfect finisher.
For Shabbat lunch take it easy and reheat the leftover salmon croquettes and add the fresh basil salad if you have any left. For the main dish and sides...
Even in the summer, people often have cholent, and this Root Vegetable Cholent is perfect for a healthier Shabbat lunch because of all the great vegetables you are getting with each bite.
You can also try Lentil, Sausage and Cabbage Slow Cooker Cholent if you want something a bit lighter.
You can serve the leftovers of yesterday’s Summer Fruit Medley With Cinnamon Ginger Reduction for dessert. The longer the fruit sits in the juices the tastier the dish is!!
L'chaim to a healthier shabbat!!