10 Hot and Spicy Recipes That Could Help You Live Longer
August 10, 2015
It’s time for all the spicy food lovers out there to celebrate good health
Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip
Put some kick into your avocado with this spicy dip. The familiar flavors of cilantro and lime are cut with a zingy wasabi punch that will keep the fire alive. Pair with whole-grain chips for the perfect healthy snack. Click here for the Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip recipe.
Grilled Orange-Ginger Chicken Recipe
This versatile Asian marinade of orange and soy sauce with sesame seed, ginger, and crushed red pepper is great on chicken as well as flank steak and pork tenderloin. Massaging the marinade into the meat for just five minutes gives you maximum flavor without needing marinating time in the refrigerator. Click here for the Grilled Orange-Ginger Chicken recipe.
Spicy Garden Kale Smoothie Recipe
Put a little punch into your morning smoothie by adding jalapeño and cilantro. The spice is balanced out with pineapple and coconut milk for a little sweetness. Click here for the Spicy Garden Kale Smoothie Recipe.
Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken
Quick, easy, and delicious — what more could you ask for from a grilled chicken recipe? A marinade made from yogurt, lime juice, paprika, and a little habanero powder for some heat keeps the chicken nice and moist as it cooks on the grill. Click here for the Spicy Greek Yogurt and Lime Marinated Chicken recipe.
Spicy Tomato Soup with Harissa and Farro
Harissa is a spicy Tunisian chile paste often used in North African cooking. Here, a milder version spices up a tomato soup made with fresh vegetable stock, and a good amount of farro is thrown in for good measure, making this a light, nutritious meal. If you don't have access to farro, pearled barley would make a decent substitute. Click here for the Spicy Tomato Soup with Harissa and Farro recipe.
This hearty recipe combines peppers, jalapeño, chili powder, and cumin to deliver a flavorful and long-lasting taste. This meatless creation is packed with protein, making it a healthy alternative for lunch and dinner. Click here for the Vegetarian Chili Recipe.