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Put it together the night before....it's done in the morning!
Homemade Paleo Bread modified from @thryec
These Portable energy-revving muffins are great to make in advance and use throughout the week!
Sprinkled on top of Greek yogurt or enjoyed on its own, this peanut butter granola is made with pantry staples, making it an easy recipe to whip up without making a special trip to the grocery store.
In Minnesota, chicken, mushrooms and wild rice are often bound together in a casserole with cream of mushroom soup. We forgo the sodium-rich canned soup and make a light, creamy sauce that gets depth of flavor from dry sherry and Parmesan cheese. If you already have cooked chicken, use 4 cups and skip Step 2.
Tomato paste and sage contribute to the rich flavor of the mushroom sauce that cooks along with the chicken. For tips on tomato paste, see the information at right.
This seven-ingredient chicken entrée features jarred sun-dried tomatoes, fresh herbs, and a splash of balsamic vinegar. Not only is it easy to prepare, but this chicken recipe is perfect for both quick weeknight dinners and weekend entertaining
Spiked with lots of zesty lemon, this delectable chicken stir-fry has a colorful mix of snow peas, carrots and scallions. But feel free to substitute other thinly sliced vegetables, such as bell peppers or zucchini. Serve with: Rice noodles or brown rice.
Here's a sauce so delicious, it's missing only one thing: a little crunchy bread to dip in it. Make It a Meal: Serve with steamed asparagus or cauliflower, mashed potatoes or orzo pasta, and a glass of Vinho Verde.
Give beef a break and try quick, simple salmon burgers. Combine salmon with red onion and fresh basil to make a hearty burger with less than 200 calories. Enjoy on toasted fococcia bread for a gourmet meal that’s ready in 10 minutes. Summer entertaining just got so much easier
Variety is the spice of life. So why not try a new spin on a breakfast classic?
Making meat loaf in single-serving portions reduces the cooking time by half and keeps the meat juicy.
Green beans add snap and color to the garlicky shrimp and butter beans in this Spanish-inspired sauté. Slightly pricier prepeeled shrimp are worth it, given the amount of time they save on a harried weeknight. Serve with quinoa or brown rice
Add the remaining olive oil-tarragon mixture at the final stage of the cooking process to preserve its full-bodied taste and citrus essence. This fast and easy entre is ideal for weeknight guests
Pancakes are a favored breakfast for many, but unfortunately they also usually contain far too many calories and fat. Here is a lighter recipe that will fit much better with your overall meal plan
Chicken breasts are pounded thin with a meat mallet or rolling pin to create paillards; the increased surface allows you to use even more of the flavorful rub.
A three-minute dip into a pungent cilantro-lime marinade is all that's needed to deliver big flavor to chicken breasts. Serve with saffron rice.
Serve with quinoa or egg noodles to complete the meal.
Buying refrigerated precubed pineapple makes it a breeze to put together this colorful salsa.
Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 14 minutes
Marjoram is oregano's mild cousin. Crush the dried leaves to release their delicate flavor. For this recipe, use the largest shallots you can find; three large shallots should yield 1 cup of slices. Refrigerated mashed potatoes and broccoli complete the meal.
The tastes of lemon, fennel, oregano, and olive oil will transport you to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Serve over couscous tossed with a bit of salt, cherry tomatoes, and chopped fresh mint.
For those days when you need a warm meal on the go, this tuna melt works perfectly. Unlike most tuna melts that are high in saturated fat and carbs, this one is moderate in carbs and packs the protein-punch of a can of tuna to support your lean muscle building goals. Due to the small size, this one cooks perfectly in a toaster oven.
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/3 cup apricot spread (such as Polaner All Fruit)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
My own creation!! :)
These are great for parties or tailgating!
Receipe by Cassandra Forsythe, M.S. - Found in "The New Rules of Lifting for Women"
Quick oatmeal with super high fiber and high protein. Gives plain oatmeal a bit of a kick. EASY!
Makes a quick and delicious breakfast or a nice dessert/snack