By Lucie, communication In Cooking 20 May 2022 Duration ~ 5 min 3 healthy recipes to make in the oven What could be more fun for a family meal than preparing a delicious baked dish? The good news is that it is possible to prepare healthy and balanced recipes! Here are 3 ideas for healthy oven recipes that will delight your taste buds and your health. 1. Roasted delights – A healthy recipe with vegetables Are you tired of raw vegetables and salads with vinaigrette? Want a vegetable-based recipe that will warm up your taste buds? Then this quick healthy recipe is for you. Make the most of your freshly roasted vegetables by choosing Luminarc’s Smart Cuisine dishes. Thanks to the pure aesthetics of Luminarc’s Smart Cuisine dishes, you can move from the oven to the table with complete peace of mind. Our dishes are bright white. They are light, easy to clean and can withstand cooking up to 250°C. Ingredients – serves 4: – 2 courgettes – 2 onions – 2 tomatoes – 3 carrots – 1 sweet potato – ¼ of cauliflower – Basil – Espelette pepper (optional) – Olive oil – Pepper, salt Preparation of vegetables : Preheat your oven to 200°C. Remove the skin from the sweet potato, the tomato seeds, and then chop all your vegetables into large pieces. Place all the vegetables in an ovenproof dish, pour in the olive oil and sprinkle with spices. Bake for 40 minutes to 1 hour, depending on whether you prefer your vegetables well cooked or crispy. Once cooked, place your beautiful dish in the middle of the table for a surprising effect. You can also serve your dish directly on the plate, for an elegant and practical French service. Although this is a vegetable-based dish, you can accompany this healthy dish with fish en papillote, scallops, shrimp, smoked salmon or sausages, depending on your taste. A little mustard will also give your recipe a kick. 2. Thai Chicken Skewers – A healthy recipe for evening or lunch Although the chicken skewers can be cooked in a pan, they will taste delicious when baked. This tasty treat is both healthy and balanced. You can include this healthy dish in your protein recipe ideas. Ingredients – serves 4: – 4 chicken fillets – 20 cl of coconut milk – The juice of one lemon – A little red pepper (fresh or powdered) – A little ginger (fresh or powdered) – 4 cloves of garlic – 1 tsp. cumin powder – 1 tsp. curry paste – 3 tbsp. olive oil – 1 tsp. cornstarch – Salt, pepper – Wooden picks Preparation of the skewers : To start, cut the chicken fillets into thin strips and thread them onto skewers. In a glass bowl, pour the coconut milk and add the lemon juice, olive oil, spices and chopped garlic. Mix well. Place the skewers in a dish and pour the marinade over them. Leave to marinate for 1 hour. Preheat the oven on the grill, then place the skewers on a rack after draining them. Be careful to keep the marinade. Place the skewers in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn the meat halfway through cooking. In the meantime, pour the cornstarch into the marinade. Bring the mixture to the boil while whisking. Once the skewers are cooked, place them in a pretty dish with the sauce on top. As a side dish, you can choose rice noodles, konjac noodles, wholegrain pasta, steamed potatoes or princess beans. 3. Homemade granola – a healthy recipe This little treat will soon become part of your daily routine, whether it’s for the morning or as a healthy snack. Fill up on energy with this homemade granola. You can accompany it with plant milk, plain yoghurt, orange juice or small pieces of fruit (bananas, pears, strawberries, etc.) as you wish. Just like waffles and soft gluten-free pancakes, this is a must for breakfast. It is one of the easy recipes to know. Ingredients – for approximately 500 g of granola : – 300 g oatmeal – 50 g chopped almonds – 50 g chopped hazelnuts – 40 g of nuts – 20 g flaxseed – 20 g sesame seeds – 20 g pumpkin seeds – 2 tbsp. olive oil – 6 tbsp. honey – 1 tsp. vanilla extract – A little salt Optional : – 2 tsp. spices (cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, nutmeg, etc.) Making homemade granola : Preheat your oven to 150°C. Grease a large oven dish with oil. Place all the ingredients in a glass dish. Mix everything together with a fork. Spread the mixture in your large dish and place it in the oven for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool before placing in an airtight container. You can keep your granola at room temperature for about a month. After cooking, you can add pieces of dark chocolate or dried fruit (raisins, figs, bananas, pineapple, cranberries, etc.) to your granola. You can also change your oats for rice flakes, spelt or quinoa, or even a mixture of several cereals. Seeds, almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts can be replaced by other seeds and nuts (pistachios, cashew nuts, macadamia nuts, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, etc.). Finally, maple syrup and agave syrup can become a substitute for honey, while olive oil can be replaced by sunflower, coconut or rapeseed oil.