Healthy Recipes




This is an Excellent and Healthy Cornbread Recipe

This is an Excellent and Healthy Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread is a great choice for a side for many dishes. Whether you're serving ribs, meatloaf, or chili, there's no going wrong with cornbread. If you're looking for a healthier version of this delicious bread, we've got you. Let's get into it.


1 cup cornmeal
1 cup flour
1/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup 1% fat buttermilk
1 egg, whole
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vegetable oil (to grease baking pan)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Mix together cornmeal, flour, sugar, and baking powder.

3. In another bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Beat lightly.

4. Slowly add buttermilk and egg mixture to dry ingredients.

5. Add butter, and mix by hand or with mixer for 1 minute.

6. Bake for 20–25 minutes in an 8- by 8-inch, greased baking dish. Cool. Cut into 10 squares.

Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1 square

Each serving provides:

Calories: 178
Total fat: 6 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 22 mg
Sodium: 94 mg
Total fiber: 1 g
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Potassium: 132 mg

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Tips for Dieting

If you're interested in this healthy cornbread recipe, chances are you're on a diet or planning to be on one. Dieting can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Let's check out some tips to help make dieting easier for you.

Put yourself in a calorie deficit. This is the most efficient way to lose weight. By putting yourself in a calorie deficit, you're forcing your body to use existing fat stores for energy. To put yourself in a calorie deficit, you'll need to burn more calories in a given day than you take in. This means you'll have to be exercising in addition to regulating your eating.

You don't have to give up your favorite foods. A lot of people assume dieting means eating only salad and chicken for months. This just isn't true. As you can hopefully see with this recipe, eating healthy just means making adjustments to the recipes you love. For another example, making a pizza with lowfat cheese is a great way to cut down on the calories and fat content. There are plenty of recipes out there featuring healthier versions of our favorite foods. Eating the foods you like will help you stick to your diet.

Watch for warning signs of eating disorders. Unfortunately, some people who try to diet end up developing an eating disorder. Eating disorders are often mistakenly believed to only afflict teenaged girls. This is not the case. Anyone can get an eating disorder, regardless of age, gender, or background. It's important that you know the warning signs of eating disorders, so that you can recognize them and deal with them quickly. If you notice warning signs of an eating disorder, get help as soon as possible.

Exercise regularly. We touched on this above, but exercise is necessary to lose weight and to keep it off. If you exercise in tandem with a good dieting plan, you should notice the pounds beginning to fall off! If you're unsure of where to start, walking for 30-45 minutes each day is a good starting point. You can also speak with a professional fitness trainer for some pointers.

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