Banish Boring Cooking and Boost Metabolism

Banish Boring Cooking and Boost Metabolism
There is an unlimited range of variety when it comes to the food you can make today.  So when you’re sick and tired of having to consume the same boring food on a daily basis, then you know you have some work to do.  You don’t have to suffer every meal by making and eating the same recipe you think can help you with your health.  In fact, when you boost metabolism, it can also mean you are banishing those boring foods and making each meal time something worth looking forward to.  Are you hungry for some delicious metabolic cooking?  Here are some recipes that are sure to boost metabolism and banish boredom in your cooking.

Breakfast Burrito

Ditch the daily oatmeal and yogurt routine in the morning.  This breakfast burrito is a must try. 


4 whole grain sandwich wraps, 2 eggs and 4 egg whites, 1 cup black beans, finely chopped ½ green and red bell pepper, finely chopped ½ small red onion, 2 tablespoons chopped pickled Jalapeno, 1 cup cheddar cheeses, and 3 tablespoons spicy salsa (whatever brand you prefer).

Your metabolic cooking starts by heating the sandwich wraps in either a preheated oven or a toaster oven.  Heat the wraps for about 7 minutes.  While waiting, combine the eggs, egg whites, and beans in a bowl.  Whisk until well mixed.  Cook the mixture in a skillet and add the rest of the ingredients (except the salsa) until the eggs are cooked and the cheese melted.  Divide the mixture equally for all 4 wraps and add the salsa. 

boost metabolismApple Celery Salad

Need a perfect side to any of your holiday dishes? Metabolic cooking isn’t complete without this healthy combination of apples and celery. 


1 medium apple (chopped), 8 oz. celery (chopped), 1 teaspoon canola oil, 2 single packs of zero calorie sweetener, poppy seeds, and cinnamon.

Combine the apples, celery, and canola oil in a bowl.  Use one with a lid.  Put the cover on and shake or just simply mix all three using a spoon.  Add some sweetener, cinnamon, and poppy seeds to complete the yummy salad.  Mix well and serve when ready.

Stuffed Peppers

Looking for a flavorful and healthy recipe?  Here’s a great addition perfect for dinner.


1 lb ground turkey, ½ cup onions (chopped), 2 green peppers (small or medium), ½ teaspoon each of pepper and garlic powder, 1 cup water, 1 pack cream of tomato, ½ cup of bean sprouts.

Combine the meat with a tablespoon of onions, pepper, and garlic powder.  Sauté for a few minutes and drain.  Prepare the pepper by cutting them in half.  Remove the seeds and fill in the hole with the sautéed meat.  Put the stuffed peppers back in the skillet. Mix the cream of tomato with water and pour it into the skillet.  Sprinkle the remaining onions onto the peppers.  Cover the skillet and let it simmer.  Your stuffed yummy peppers should be ready after 25 minutes.

Boost metabolism by trying any of these yummy recipes.  Yes, you can banish boring cooking by enjoying more of the real foods that will surely keep you healthy and lean.

About the author

Mae Davies

BA, MA Psychology (and Conflict Resolution), University of Cambridge (2007). With a decade of trial and error in psychology and 33 years of navigating my own complex (that's one word for it!) relationships with family, friends, co-workers and men, I hope I have some useful knowledge and skills to share with my readers about making sense of relationships and trying to become a better person every day.