9 Insanely Delicious (And Healthy!) Sushi RecipesArticle posted in: Diet & Nutrition
Dining out for sushi can be a real indulgence when you are on a weight loss plan. Between the deep-fried tempura and sugary sauces, some of the most popular rolls can spell complete diet sabotage. The good news is that you can avoid the extra fat, calories and simple carbs by whipping up your own healthy sushi recipes at home!
Rolling homemade sushi isn’t just a way to be healthier either. It’s a great way to try new flavor combinations and a fun activity for the whole family.
Sound intimidating? It’s not as tricky as you think. Your rolls may not be perfect the first couple of times around, but with a little bit of practice and the right sushi recipes, you can become your own personal sushi chef at home.
Try your hand at these delicious sushi recipes. For added flavor, add a small splash of low-sodium soy sauce, a small dab of wasabi and pickled ginger.
Delight in the flavor and texture combination of crisp cucumber, creamy avocado and succulent crab wrapped in brown rice and sushi nori. This classic roll is a great first recipe for homemade sushi adventurers, appealing to adults and kids alike. Click here for the full recipe! >
Enjoy savory, smoked salmon wrapped around brown rice, sushi nori, cucumber and scallion. Topped with a creamy, spicy sauce of light mayonnaise and sriracha sauce, this melt-in-your-mouth roll is delicious, beautiful and fun to make. You won’t miss your sushi takeout after making this at home. Click here for the full recipe! >
Fill up with this hearty Salmon Sushi Bowl and reap the benefits of salmon including protein, Omega-3s and of course, deliciousness. Clocking in at just 425 calories for the entire bowl, this easy-to-make sushi classic is the perfect go-to when you’re craving sushi after a long day at the office. Click here for the full recipe! >
Who said you can’t enjoy sushi and a burrito in the same meal?! This Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Burrito combines all your favorite parts of a classic sushi roll with a hearty (chicken-filled) burrito. Click here for the full recipe! >
Sushi for breakfast is about to be your favorite meal… ever! This Everything Bagel Sushi Roll will liven up your morning and your meal plan thanks to hearty smoked salmon, cream cheese and delicious Everything Bagel seasoning. Click here for the full recipe! >
Fill you sweet and sushi fix with this light and tasty Fruit Sushi Roll. Rolled with shredded coconut and packed with juicy mango, strawberry and kiwi (or choose your favorite fruits to fill your sushi!), this is one dessert you won’t regret! Click here for the full recipe! >
This low carb Cauliflower Rice Sushi Bowl provides all the things you love about sushi, minus all of the hidden, unhealthy ingredients. Skip the sushi from your favorite restaurant that’s loaded with sugar and salt. Our fresh and fun take on the classic sushi roll is a smarter alternative. Click here for the full recipe! >
We created a unique spin on sushi that is healthy and simple to prepare. Featuring sushi-grade tuna, cucumber, mango, red onion, avocado and brown rice, it’s got all of your favorite sushi ingredients put together in a really creative way. The subtle, sugary flavors of mango and the creamy sriracha sauce adds pizazz to a colorful combination of fresh ingredients. Click here for the full recipe! >
Nothing says a night out for sushi, like a good, ol’ fashioned spring roll. Heat things up a bit with a classic sushi staple in this Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce. Your taste buds will be begging for more of this savory, salty Asian cuisine and… without the high restaurant prices, you can give them what they want. The Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce might be a breeze to make, but you’ll have a homemade fancy finger food that’ll surprise all of your friends and family. Click here for the full recipe! >