A wide variety of healthy grains are now more readily available. This recipe uses a high protein grain called wheat berries coupled with nutrient-packed veggies and a super simple and flavorful dressing. Add the dressing to taste and decrease the calories of this recipe by only using as much as needed.
A great way to expand our meal options is to try recipes from other cultures. It’s also a great way to introduce new spices and decrease reliance on salt for flavor. Try this super simple Greek favorite!
This is about as simple as it gets. This Hasselback Caprese Chicken dish is impressive to look at and tastes even better. It will wow your guests, and it’s also great when it’s just the family! This recipe would also work well when cooking for a crowd because you can do the assembly in advance. The entire meals cooks on one baking sheet. Be sure to visit the recipe link to see how impressive this meal looks!
This Greek-inspired salad features shrimp as the lean protein. Grilling the shrimp is quick and easy and can be done on a stove top grill during colder months; the shrimp even can be cooked ahead of time. It’s light and refreshing, and it’s a great option for a meal salad when you want a change from the traditional dressing-laden Caesar salad.
Pasta dishes are a quick weeknight meal, but we are often at a loss for creating something different. This Greek Chicken Pasta dish is so flavorful and, most importantly, simple to make! It uses the classic garlic and olive oil of many Greek dishes with the unique flavor of marinated artichokes and the freshness of lemon. Try whole wheat linguine to make it even healthier!
When you are craving a hearty, savory breakfast to feed the masses—but want something easy to prepare—this make-ahead breakfast casserole is worth a try. It can be prepared the night before and popped in the oven in the morning. And it’s a good source of protein, Vitamin A and calcium.
Oatmeal meets the 21st century. Overnight oats are all the craze! The beauty of this concept is you make individual servings so everyone in the family can have their own tailored to preferences and dietary needs. Cow’s milk, almond milk or soy, they all work well. They are delicious, and oatmeal is high in soluble fiber and essential minerals.
If you are looking for a good breakfast sandwich to eat at home, but find the frozen varieties in your grocery store to be unhealthy, it’s easy to make your own. This recipe is quick, easy and fun to make. Get your kids involved in the assembly! You can add veggies to the eggs for a western or Tex-Mex version.
When looking for a sweet grab-and-go breakfast, skip the donut and try these blueberry breakfast cakes. They are higher in protein and fiber and lower in fat. They are easy to make any time of year using frozen blueberries.