If you are planning on making chicken this week, cook an extra pound and save it to make this salad later. It’s an easy and colorful salad that can be eaten on its own, in a lettuce leaf or in a sandwich.
This delicious bowl is as close as you can get to eating ice cream for breakfast, while still feeling virtuous about the protein and nutritious fruits you are spooning up. For the best smoothies, freeze bananas that have gotten a little too ripe; just peel them and pop them in a freezer bag. The frozen ingredients make a thick smoothie, perfect for topping with granola, fruit and seeds.
Spruce up your greens with this easy, shake-able, endlessly adaptable recipe. Possible Adaptations: Just before serving, pour out the amount you need, then add anchovy paste, garlic and lemon zest to make a Caesar dressing. Looking for a Greek dressing? Whisk in feta cheese, lemon juice and fresh oregano. Thin it with crème fraîche and minced chives to make a French-accented creamy dressing.
Try this nourishing, hearty lentil soup. Substitute squash or different root vegetables based on what is available or what you have at home! Serve by itself or on top of a bed of rice.
Try this quick and easy, one pan meal. Get creative and substitute your favorite vegetables, like kale or potatoes! Serve over rice with a piece of pita or naan and add some parsley to finish.
There are only a couple ingredients but it still turns out fudgy, rich, and has a mousse-like texture. It is high in protein and fat and also low carb. You will never find anything like it online!
The orange zest adds a wonderful fresh citrus flavor to the southwest flavors of chili powder and cumin.
Pesto turns the pasta a beautiful golden orange and the pesto also freezes well if you want to make more.
Rushed in the morning? Bake a batch of these high-protein, low-fat breakfast frittatas, and you can refrigerate them for the week, or freeze them to take with as you run out the door. You can also freeze the dozen egg yolks you won’t be using in the recipe and thaw as needed for cakes and puddings. Check out our blog post on Minimal Waste Cooking for more ideas!