Spaghetti is still my all time favorite. Use veggie/whole wheat pasta, add green peppers, opinions maybe a little broccoli and cauliflower to the sauce with some vegan sausage and I love it
6/4/13 5:58 P
My lazy "go to" dinner is two Quorn naked chick'n cutlets (my husband eats regular chicken) roasted or grilled, a heaping serving of sauteed or steamed veggies, and an easy pasta or rice packet side.
6/4/13 5:41 P
If I'm feeling lazy and uninspired, then I generally throw some chicken breasts or pork loin chops and a pile of whatever veggies are on hand (asparagus, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, pearl onions, cubed potatoes, cubed sweet potatoes) in to the oven to roast. I just give the veggies a mist of olive oil before putting them in, but sometimes sprinkle a Tbsp or two of parmesan or balsamic vinegar on before eating.
If I'm slightly more enthusiastic, then my go-to is a stir-fry. I am apparently physically incapable of making a stir-fry of a reasonable size for just two people, so I get the bonus of having the leftovers all ready for the next night (not to mention lunch for the next couple of days).
If I have more time to cook, then I tend to make casseroles, stews, or strata, which end up as dinner for the night and frozen portions for future nights when cooking just isn't going to happen. I also make my own meat/tomato sauce on days when I have hours to have it bubbling on the stove - there are always portions in the freezer that can be heated and put over veggies or pasta if I need something quick and tasty.
When I'm blanking on ideas, I usually go for a good sized simple salad (spinach, tomatoes, avo, and a little dressing) with an appropriate sized protein (usually salmon, chicken, or pork chops depending on what I'm in the mood for and how many calories I have left). Doesn't require much effort for cooking, and fills me up and is tasty.
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grilled chicken, corn on cob, sweet potato
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Hi, I am haing trobule deciding healthy dinner choices. What are your favorite or go to healthy dinners?
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