In today's world we are constantly on the go. With so much going on, not many people have time to cook a full course meal, let alone sit down to enjoy it. I've put together some quick and easy meals to enjoy on the go, and are still a healthier option than fast food!
Breakfast : Steel Cut Oats
Steel cut oats have many health benefits, including: weight loss, lower blood sugar levels, and reduced risk of heart disease.
You can buy these instant; which comes highly processed for quickness, or buy raw steel cut oats that you can make over the stove. Add some fruit and honey, and we have a winning breakfast! Check out this recipe:
Snack: Trail Mix
Trail mix is a filling nutritional snack with a great source of fiber and protein. There is also chocolate to satisfy that sweet tooth of yours. Don't over do it! Stick to the serving size recommended or buy these pre-packaged, and pack ONE.
Lunch: Asian Chicken Salad
Salads are great & quick non microwaveable option for lunch. It's filled with protein, and green veggies. Light on the salad dressing and you have a healthy meal.
For cost efficient purposes you can grab an Asian salad kit in the produce section of the grocery store, grab a rotisserie chicken from the deli, chop up the chicken, and presto, you have lunch! Each salad kit is about two servings. Split the salad in two different containers and hold off on adding the dressing until you are ready to eat for freshness.
For a healthier option, make your own! Check out this recipe:
Snack: Hummus w/ Hummus Crackers
Hummus is packed with protein, fiber, and helps fight inflammation. This easy to grab snack is perfect to hold you over for dinner.
Dinner: Baked Salmon, Brown Rice, snd Sautéed Spinach
This dinner option is packed with omega-3 and healthy balance of protein, carbs, and vital nutrients from veggies. You can purchase pre-seasoned salmon at your local grocery store along with boil-n-a-bag rice.
Sautéed spinach takes less than 5 minutes. Heat up 2 tsp of olive oil over the stove in a pan. When olive oil is heated, put a handful of spinach in the pan, lightly season with salt and pepper, and presto, you have a tasty green vegetable to enjoy.
If you would like to season the salmon yourself, check out this tasty recipe:
Feel free to comment and share how this meal plan worked for you!