Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are some simple ideas for your weekend to get you started on a healthy week, because I love keeping it simple, full of color, and inexpensive. I love serving up big plates with a variety so everyone finds something they love and there’s no hate towards healthy eating. Beautiful, flavorful, and meats your 21 day fix meal plan.
Broccoli (1/2 grilled with salt & pepper, 1/2 steamed for the kids)
Steamed corn (freezer section at Aldi, no sugar or salt added and so yummy, just pop in the microwave-easy peasy)Tomato, cucumber Salad (tomato, cucumber, feta, fresh basil, kalamata olives. & balsamic oil)
Our garden was overflowing with green beans and purple & red potatos. We boiled the green beans & potatoes for dinner and pulled out about half for some easy lunches. White it was cooking, we cooked up a cup of red quinoa and sauteed some onions and garilc. Toss it all together and top with some Curry sauce from Trader Joe’s and we’re good for the week. This Trader Joe’s yellow curry makes even the most ordinary meals, extraordinary.
A great dinner doesn’t always have to be fancy. Since having kids I’ve found some of our best meals are the ones that take very little prep. We were out of town all weekend and the kitchen was looking a little sparse. 20 minutes after getting home, dinner was ready and on the table.
Slice and saute squash in olive oil (about 15mins)
While squash is sauteing, boil gluten free pasta
Cut up (precooked) sausage and toss in with the squash and allow to heat through.
Drain noodles and mix all together with salt, pepper, and oregano.