Thaw frozen veggies into microwave or a steamer & toss them into soups, Dreamfield's pasta or brown rice. Broil sliced vegetables like zucchini, bell peppers, eggplant, & tomatoes for just a few minutes until they blacken around the edges. Serve warm with a low-calorie dressing of lemon juice, low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise, and black pepper or you can add tomatoes, radishes, green or red peppers to a tuna salad made with low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise or just a little Oilive Oil.
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Come up with a few meals that are easily customizable
We all like variety, but none of us want to spend all day cooking! I have about 3 go-to meals that I can always whip up in a hurry, but they're easily customized depending on what I feel like eating. Oatmeal w/ flax seed for breakfast (add toasted, chopped nuts, maple syrup, craisins, whatever!), stir-fry for lunch (any veggies you have, egg, whatever other protein is lying around the house), or fish and veggies.
So I keep oatmeal, flax seed, dried fruits, frozen fish, frozen veggies on-hand at all times, and I can make a few dozen different variations on those 3 dishes... no excuse to not eat healthy!
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