Banana Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt

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If you’re too busy or tired to cook, I’ve got you covered! Here’s an idea for another no-cook meal that you can prepare in 5 minutes or less. What I love about this one is: It’s delicious It’s super easy to make It keeps me full for a while It has a lot of protein It only dirties one dish Another great thing about this meal is that it has … Read More

Easy Chicken Sausage and Feta Bowl

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I’m a big believer in having 5 to 10 healthy recipes you love, using affordable ingredients, that you can rotate through for dinner. This 5-ingredient chicken sausage is definitely one of my staples. It’s delicious, fast and super easy to make. Here’s what you’ll need: Brussels sprouts Olive oil Chicken sausage Microwave baby potatoes Crumbled feta cheese I buy the microwave baby potatoes at either Walmart or Target. Some Walmart … Read More

Egg White Oatmeal

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I posted a recipe for egg white oatmeal a couple of months ago, but wanted to share it again since I’m still loving it for breakfast. While adding egg whites to oatmeal may sound strange, you may like it once you try it. It’s an easy way to add protein to your morning bowl of oatmeal. Plus, the egg whites make the oats fluffy and creamy while adding volume. I … Read More

Creamy Chicken Pasta

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I love pasta! It’s inexpensive, delicious, easy to prepare, a cinch to cook ahead of time, and it goes well with a variety of other foods. Let’s face it, though, a small-to-moderate serving of pasta (let’s say somewhere between 30 and 56 grams dry weight, for example) just isn’t very satisfying. On the other hand, a large bowl of pasta is usually a calorie bomb. As a compromise, one strategy that I … Read More

Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

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Here’s a lighter twist on an old favorite. Using cauliflower instead of rice gives this meal a ton of volume without adding a lot of calories. Another option would be to use a portion of rice plus added cauliflower to increase the total volume of the meal. Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice Makes one serving Ingredients 1/4 to 1/2 pound shrimp, thawed and peeled 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil … Read More

Beef and Broccoli

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Here’s a quick version of beef and broccoli that you can whip up in about 20 minutes. It’s even faster if you cut the beef, whisk together the sauce and cook a pot of rice ahead of time. Beef and Broccoli Makes 3-4 servings (adjust quantities as needed) Ingredients FOR THE BEEF & BROCCOLI 1 pound lean beef, cut into pieces (sirloin, top round, flank steak, etc.) 1 (12 to 16 ounce) package of … Read More