D'FYNE Fitness Magazine Winter 2019 - Page 82

NUTRITION Holiday entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated nor unhealthy. There are plenty of delicious, nutrition-dense alternatives that will not affect your waistline. Whether you are having family or friends over, share your love and fuel their bodies with these wholesome recipes that are easy to make and will make you look like a top chef. LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED Bite-sized appetizers are essential for any party. Tasty nibbles that pack a lot of flavour will help whet the appetite. These three delicious appetizer recipes are healthy low-carb options that are easy to prep in advance and conveniently tidy for your guests to devour at they mingle at your get-together. Spicy Shrimp Ceviche SERVINGS: 8 COOKING TIME: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb medium raw shrimp, peeled ¼ cup lime juice (3–4 limes) ¼ cup lemon juice (2 lemons) 1 cup chopped red onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped cucumber 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1 chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped ½ cup fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped 1 tsp Himalayan Pink salt, plus more to taste Ground black pepper, to taste Directions: 1. Chop shrimp into ½-inch pieces, place into a bowl and mix with the lime and lemon juice. Set aside to marinate for 10–15 minutes. 2. Add chopped red onions, celery, cucum- ber, cherry tomatoes, chili pepper and parsley. Mix and marinate for another 10 minutes. 3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 4. Rim the serving glasses with salt by tak- ing a piece of lime and rubbing it on the edge of a glass. Place 1 tsp salt in a shal- low plate and dip the rim of the glass in the salt until coated evenly. You can mix in ground black pepper or paprika and a pinch of cayenne pepper for a spicy kick. 5. Spoon shrimp mixture into glasses. 82 D’FYNE - Winter 2019