Easiest Recipes for Healthy Meals 01.02.2016

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Are you always putting your health on the back burner because you just think it is too expensive and time-consuming? Well, then you need to take a peek at these delicious and simple recipes. Not only are they a snap to whip up, but they also include common items that you already include on your shopping list. Plus, these are meals that any healthy eater would dig into!

Green-Powered Omelet

With a boost of vitamins from dark leafy greens and some protein for lean muscle, this is a recipe that will definitely start your day off on the right foot.


  • Egg, 1 large
  • Spinach, 1 c
  • Pinto beans, ¼ c (rinsed)


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the egg and beans together. Sauté the spinach until wilted.
  2. Add the egg and bean mixture to the spinach, sauté until egg is cooked.

Simple Stir-Fry

Forget about ordering for Chinese take-out. This recipe is just as easy and it won’t pack on the MSG and other weird additives.


  • Brown rice, ½ c
  • Broccoli, 1 c (chopped)
  • Black beans, ½ c (rinsed)


  1. Cook the brown rice according to package instructions.
  2. Lightly boil the broccoli, adding in the black beans for the last 1-2 minutes.
  3. Combine ingredients in a bowl and enjoy!

A Better Breakfast Waffle

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For a weekend treat, dig into this yummy waffle dish. You’ll think you’re being “bad,” but it still packs a nutritional punch.


  • Whole-wheat waffle, 1
  • Natural peanut butter, 1 T
  • Blueberries, 1 c
  • Banana, 1


  1. Cook waffle according to package instructions.
  2. Spread peanut butter over waffle; sprinkle blueberries and banana slices on top.

Fresh Fish and Veggies

This classic dish will never go out of style. Plus, it’s super yummy and nutritious!


  • Wild fish (tilapia, flounder, trout), 4 oz.
  • Carrots, ½ c (chopped)
  • Green beans, ½ c (chopped)
  • Olive oil, 1 T


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet; add the vegetables and sauté 5 minutes.
  2. Add the fish; sauté 5 minutes more.
  3. Plate and serve!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cut the refined carbs and get a filling wrap with protein and creamy avocado!


  • Romaine lettuce, 4 large leaves
  • Avocado, ½ (sliced)
  • Grilled chicken, 4 oz. (chopped)


  1. Grill or sauté the chicken until thoroughly cooked.
  2. Peel and pit the avocado and slice it. Wash and dry lettuce leaves.
  3. Arrange the wraps by placing some chicken and avocado in the lettuce leaves and rolling them to make a “wrap.”

Helpful Hint: Know Your Macros!

Macronutrients are the essential factors in a healthy diet. Including these 3 elements in each of your meals will put you on the fast track to well-being.

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Proteins

It’s as simple as that!

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