I’ve got so much healthy deliciousness this week and they all come together so easily. You’re welcome! There’s lots of color and healthy veggies in these dishes – so important in these colder months where we tend to less active and indoors more.
Let’s start the week out with everyone’s fav – burgers! Have you ever heard anyone ever say – ‘I hate burgers’?
There is spinach, carrots and zucchini packed into these tasty burgers and you’ll love the flavor. I roasted the red pepper rings for a fun little garnish.
Turkey is a rich source of protein, iron, zinc, potassium and phosphorus. It also contains vitamin B6 and niacin which are both essential for the body’s energy production.
I’m a big fan of Maggie’s cooking and she shares lots of tips in preparing this recipe. It can be as easy as you want or you can make it more complex. She suggests serving this curry with quinoa, steamed rice or noodles.
One medium shrimp provides about 7 calories, which means a dozen add up to less than 85 calories—roughly 15 less than a 3-ounce chicken breast. Didn’t know that, did you? About time we had good news about calories! I buy frozen shrimp every time I see it on sale because this healthy food is so versatile that you can throw a dinner together with it in no time.
Another piece of good news – three ounces of baked or broiled shrimp provides about 20 grams of protein. Each jumbo shrimp provides about 3 grams, and contains very little fat and carbohydrate. Do the happy dance while you prepare this super healthy meal for your family!
Mila’s enthusiasm for this recipe is contagious and as you read the post you’ll find yourself getting more and more excited about preparing it. This one takes a little more time but it’s still an easy weeknight meal and you’ll love that it’s in one pot! Isn’t it a beauty?!
We all know chicken is high in protein but did you know it’s a good source of iron and vitamin B6 as well? This dish is even freezer friendly so now that you are a super planner, this can be made ahead of time.
The first time I made this dish I barely knew how to cook. I was stunned that I produced such delicious flavors all by myself! This super easy recipe comes together in 30 minutes. If you can’t find halibut on sale and you’re not liking the look of the frozen variety try haddock – it’s just as delicious.
The soba noodles are a healthy addition that adds a little something different to the meal. They are made from buckwheat flour and have a strong, nutty flavour. They are high in Vitamins B1 and B2 and provide twice the amount of protein as rice. Despite it’s name, buckwheat doesn’t contain wheat and isn’t even a true grain. It is made from the fruit of a leafy plant in the rhubarb family. So if you buy the pure buckwheat noodles, they are gluten free.
I’ve saved this beautiful bowl of delicious soup for Friday because it takes only 15 minutes to make! You can use up your extra veggies from the week and add in anything extra you think might be fun. You can use pad Thai rice noodles or mung bean noodle threads if you prefer because, as Bobbi reminds us, it’s best to use what you have on hand.
Friday night is time to take a deep breath and relax and this bowl of healthiness is going to let you do that. Cheers!