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Gourmet Cooking Done Easy

As a working student, I just don't have time for elaborate meals. These recipes bring great taste and healthy choices to my table while still being quick and easy. They are my standbys!

(13 Recipes) Created by ASTALANYA

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.3/5
(204 ratings)

A recipe that is full of great taste and loaded with potassium.

Submitted by CHATTYCATHY2

Carbs: 55.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 13.3g | Protein: 32.1g | Calories: 370.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(10 ratings)

Love tomato bruschetta, try this breadless version for a change of pace.

Submitted by HYPATIAX

Carbs: 7.5g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 140.7
Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(261 ratings)

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 24.3g | Calories: 157.2
Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(1141 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Completely forgiving of time! :D

Submitted by ORANGECOWCAT

Carbs: 24.1g | Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 41g | Calories: 385.4
Skillet Lasagna
Very Good 4.3/5
(2159 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Try substituting ground turkey.

Submitted by VEGGIEKITTY

Carbs: 34.5g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 342.3
Healthy Moussaka
Very Good 4.2/5
(209 ratings)

A healthy take on the Greek eggplant casserole.

Submitted by KHILKEY

Carbs: 16.4g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 10.7g | Calories: 153
Very Good 4.4/5
(64 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Add 1/2 cup of peas; can of sliced mushrooms or winter-blend veggies; wheat "egg" noodles, 1/4 c Miracle Whip Light, and 2% cheddar.

Submitted by CHAS1949

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 15g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 291.1
Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans
Very Good 4.0/5
(281 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Add: 1 can black or kidney beans, lots of spices.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 29.7g | Calories: 225.4
Red Hot Fusilli
Very Good 4.2/5
(177 ratings)

This lively low-saturated fat pasta dish contains lots of tomatoes and herbs and very little oil.

Carbs: 30.2g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 33.3g | Calories: 311.7
Chicken with Cheesy Mushroom Gravy
Very Good 4.6/5
(177 ratings)

This filling chicken and cheesy gravy dish is so simple to make, with only five ingredients. Serve with a green salad on the side.

Submitted by MISSY_MAGOO

Carbs: 3.5g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 31.2g | Calories: 236.6
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(73 ratings)

Just like Chef Meg's mom (who was from Britain) used to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 35.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 271.3
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
Super Fast Pork and Veggie Stir Fry
Very Good 4.0/5
(94 ratings)

Need to get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes? This recipe makes that happen.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 18.2g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 37.2g | Calories: 342.3
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