This chicken and quinoa dish is packed with healthy proteins and good fats. Walnuts give it crunch, and oranges and herbs give it lots of fresh flavor.
This is a great recipe to use leftover chicken and baked sweet potatoes. Don’t have leftovers? We’ll let you in on a little secret: the dish in the photograph above was made with a chicken breast from the deli section of the supermarket and a bag of frozen cubed sweet potatoes. And it was indeed hearty, and delicious!
Meet your go-to broccoli recipe. It’s the perfect side dish any night of the week for meals as simple as grilled chicken breast and as delicious as this maple-glazed salmon. It’s versatile too. Add grilled tofu or tempeh for Meatless Monday, stir it into a quinoa salad, or serve it in a brown rice bowl with a poached or fried egg. It tastes even better as leftovers, and holds up well in the fridge for days, so use this recipe to take your next meal prep up a notch.
When a big, warm dish of nourishment is calling your name but it’s still too hot outside for soup or chili, try this turkey and wild rice bowl. Yes, one look at the ingredients and your carb alarm might start sounding, but remember, carbs are not the enemy — especially nutrient-dense carbs like whole-grain rice, which is known to improve cholesterol levels and keep blood sugar steadier for longer. And really, who doesn’t love rice? It’s a universal comfort food, and this rice recipe is actually good for you. Good-for-you comfort food? Yep, it exists.
When there’s nothing to eat and you don’t want to spend a lot of time or energy cooking, a stuffed baked potato is an easy, filling, and affordable option that will please the whole family. Just bake (or microwave) a potato and fill it with your favorite healthy toppings (like steamed veggies, salsa, and plain Greek yogurt). The flavor options are endless!