Everyone loves takeaway food, right?
There's a big reason they're such a successful industry, and it's not just the convenience (although that is a big part of it). And I totally get it - my family is just like yours, there are nights when cooking dinner is totally not going to happen and takeaway food is a life saver. Takeaway foods are mostly popular because they're delicious. If they weren't, we wouldn't keep buying them. And unfortunately the main reason they're delicious is because takeaway businesses add all the sugar, salt and fat they can without having to worry about nutrition; anything to get you to keep buying it.
One of the changes I made when overhauling my diet to focus on wholefoods was to start re-creating healthier versions of the dishes I loved to eat growing up, and in that process I made it my personal mission to not miss out on my favourite takeaway items while still giving my body the nutrition it needed (ok ok, while trying to not get super fat). So for your eating and viewing pleasure I've put together a collection of some amazing recipes: 10 incredible healthy versions of your favourite takeaway foods. They've got all the flavour of regular takeaway with a nutritional profile that's actually good for you.
In no particular order:
Skinny Beef and Broccoli by Life Made Sweeter
Healthy Chicken Fingers by Healthy Seasonal Recipes
Korean BBQ Bangkok Burrito by Pinch of Yum
Green Thai Curry by Shanyara leonie
Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings by Wholesome Cook
Spring Roll Salad and Sesame Pork by The Fit Kitchen Blog
Sweet Potato and Kale Curry with Cashews by Miss Marzipan
Kimchi Fried Rice by Donna Hay
Easy Weeknight Chicken Curry by Simply Delicious
Loaded Vegetable Lo Mein by Host the Toast
There you have it! From curries to stir-fry and even crispy chicken strips, there's always a way to enjoy the foods you love without busting your wallet or your skinny jeans.
I'm a huuuuuuuuuuge Indian curry lover - give me vindaloo or rogan josh any day of the week...I'd love to know: what's your biggest takeaway weakness??
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