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5 unbelievably yummy Italian dishes for people who follow a healthy lifestyle

Do you feel sad when hearing the words ’healthy diet’? Yes, it’s important to eat healthy meals, but do we really need to deny ourselves delicious food? Today, we at Bright Side are going to prove that healthy and flavorless meals aren’t synonymous. Try making your favorite Italian dishes with more healthy ingredients and enjoy their wonderful taste!
1. Spaghetti with pistachio nuts, pesto, and spinach
2. Low-calorie fettuccine Alfredo
3. Healthy risotto
4. Rigatoni with eggplant and cheese
5. Chicken saltimbocca
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Spaghetti with pistachio nuts, pesto, and spinach

INGREDIENTS Salt 450g of spinach (or green cabbage) 300g of whole wheat spaghetti 2 tablespoons of salted pistachio nuts (toasted) 1 pressed clove of garlic 1 cup of chopped parsley 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons of lemon juice Ground black pepper
PREPARATION 1. Boil the spinach in salted water for 2 minutes. Then put it into a bowl of icy water to cool. After that, chop it finely.
2. Boil the spaghetti until it’s done.
3. While the spaghetti is boiling, let’s make the pesto. Shred the pistachio nuts in a blender with the garlic. Add the parsley, olive oil, Parmesan, lemon juice, and 1/3 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Mix everything together.
4. Combine the spaghetti with the pesto, and enjoy your healthy meal!
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7 superb recipes for delicious puff pastry appetizers

Cream cheese and spinach rolls

INGREDIENTS 1 pack of puff pastry dough 1 pack of cream cheese or ricotta 1/4 cup of grated hard cheese 2 tablespoons of fresh chopped spinach Parsley for garnishing
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
2. Combine the cream cheese, hard cheese, and spinach in a small bowl.
3. Cut the dough into 8 triangles. Spread the filling over each piece of dough and roll them up, starting from the widest edge.
4. Place the rolls on a baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
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8 sandwiches that will make your day

If you never know what to pack for lunch or take on a picnic, this sandwich collection is just for you!
1. Tuna and avocado sandwich
INGREDIENTS 1/3 avocado 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice 120 g of canned tuna 2 slices of tomato A handful of lettuce 1 red onion 2 slices of whole wheat bread Salt and ground black pepper, according to taste Olive oil
PREPARATION 1. With your hands, tear the lettuce into small pieces. Cut the onion into half-moons.
2. Grease one side of each bread slice with olive oil.
3. Mash the avocado with a fork and spread it evenly on the bread. Lay the tomatoes, onion, tuna and lettuce over the sandwich. Season it with the salt, pepper and lemon juice.
4. Cover the sandwich with the other slice of bread. Wrap it in plastic wrap and take it wherever you’re going!
2. Turkey and greens sandwich
INGREDIENTS 200 g of turkey fillets 4 slices of whole wheat bread 4 lettuce leaves A handful of arugula 1 celery stick 1/2 teaspoon of mustard Salt and pepper
PREPARATION 1. Boil the turkey in salt water …