Eating healthy is not boring. Healthy food comes in vibrant colors and diverse ingredients. Many of them have a fast cooking time. Here are 30 ideas to cook healthy meals with healthy and delicious ingredients.
1. Baked Lime Chicken with Green Beans and Quinoa
This menu satiates your stomach and tongue, thanks to rich spices and high nutrition intake. Quinoa is a low-calorie carb alternative, which contains a lot of fiber.
2. Roasted Chicken and Colorful Vegetables
Chicken and colorful vegetables adorn your plate or lunchbox beautifully. These boxes contain nutritious chicken cuts, tomatoes, zucchini, and broccoli.
3. Spiraled Zucchini Pad Thai
Pad thai is a delicious noodle menu with rich spices. However, if you are afraid of extra carb, replace the noodles with spiraled-cut zucchini. These “noodles” are lower in calorie.
4. Greek Chicken Bowls
Spice up lunchtime with Greek chicken bowls. One bowl (or lunchbox) consists of chicken cuts, rice, and yogurt sauce. Fresh cucumbers and tomatoes complete the look.
5. Instant Pot Healthy Chili
This quick chili uses alternative or fresh ingredients to add flavor. The chili contains turkey meat, a lot of veggies, and non-BPA canned beans.
6. Spring Roll Bowls
Enjoy spring rolls without the excessive oil and carb with these bowls. Arrange spring roll fillings, such as shrimps and carrots. Add cucumber slices, jalapeno, and rice noodles.
7. Starbucks Bistro Box
Make your own Starbucks Bistro Box with easy ingredients. Two hard-boiled eggs, multigrain bread, peanut butter, apple, and grapes are great light foods for nutritious lunch.
8. Almond Flour Pancake
Almond flour pancake uses coconut flour, almond flour, eggs, and baking powder. The results are fluffy pancakes with low sugar and more protein.
9. Freezer Breakfast Burrito
The freezer breakfast burrito is full of high-protein ingredients, like cheese, scrambled egg, and refried beans. You can make individual burritos for a few days of breakfast.
10. Baked Oatmeal Cups with Choco Chips and Banana
These cups combine rolled oats with bananas, eggs, spices, coconut oil, and chocolate chips. They are fun as delicious but still-healthy snacks.
11. Peanut Butter Protein Snack
Peanut butter protein snack has low calorie if you make it yourself. These snacks are delicious and fulfilling, especially between mealtimes.
12. Five-types of Overnight Oatmeal
These overnight oatmeal mugs consist of fresh, nutritious ingredients. They consist of banana flax, pumpkin, berry chia seeds, peanut butter with chocolate, and apple cinnamon.
13. Middle Eastern Lunchbox with Falafel
This Middle Eastern lunchbox contains falafel, pita bread, hummus, chickpeas, and fresh vegetables. They are healthy, unique, and stylish, ideal for vegans.
14. Lemon-roasted Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli
Roasted salmon with lemon adds zesty savory flavor to your lunchbox. Adds broccoli and mashed sweet potatoes in that lunchbox for a complete meal.
15. Complete Tuna Salad
This tuna salad set consists of tuna with Greek yogurt, lettuce, almonds, egg, and boiled eggs. It is full of fiber, protein, and mineral.
16. Deli-style Protein Boxes
These protein boxes consist of ingredients like cookies, bread, apple, and eggs. They are delicious but easy, quick to make.
17. Jar Salad with Creamy Dressing
This jar salad is quick and perfect as a light lunch. The dressing is not mayo, but Greek yogurt. Start by arranging big, hard veggies first before placing protein cuts.
18. Taco Lettuce Wraps
Reduce carb from your favorite taco by replacing the tortilla with lettuce. The filling can be anything healthy, such as corn, turkey cuts, corn, and tomatoes.
19. Pan Tilapia and Veggies
You can make a complete meal using cheap fish, vegetables, and iron pan. Tilapias may be cheap, but you can consume it in any ways, such as on a bed with rice.
This salad can be made using seasonal climates, depending on the availability. These salads show the combination of certain European countries.
Remember Lunchables? These snacks are favorite among kids, but not really when you become adults. Bring more nostalgia by preparing lunch with crackers, sausage, cheese, grapes, and almonds.
22.Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta
This pasta uses simple garlic seasoning. The combination of pasta, parmesan, and kale are satisfying and savory, perfect as a healthy pasta dish.
23.Steak and Potatoes
These steak and potato plates consist of cut steak, red potatoes, and broccoli. You can cook them with any spices you like.
24.Starbucks PB&J Bistro Box
Another Starbucks-inspired menu, this restaurant offers Starbucks’ PB&J box. It is full of protein, with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, fresh berries, and vegetable sticks.
25.Thai Peanut Chicken with Sesame Noodles
This Thai peanut chicken needs peanut sauce to add flavor. The roasted chicken is cut, and you can add broccoli and bagged slaw.
26.Honey Garlic Chicken
This roast chicken recipe uses honey and garlic as the marinade. The chicken is roasted with bell peppers and cilantro, adding an extra unique flavor.
27.Turkey Spinach Pinwheel
This turkey spinach pinwheel has turkey roll filled with tortilla, spinach, and cheese. After rolling, you cut the result into small pinwheels. It is easy to eat and full of protein.
28.Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad
This salad contains powerful veggies, like kale, broccoli, lettuce, and carrots. The pasta, chicken, and dressing make the salad more satisfying.
29.Cobb Steak Salad
This salad contains complete nutrients. Enjoy the steak with fresh veggies, pecans, and feta cheese to get all the best factors from a food.
30.Zucchini Noodles with Turkey Meatballs
Zucchini can replace noodles and pasta. Sliced zucchini perfectly substitutes pasta. Turkey meatball adds the delight.
These healthy food options are easy and delicious. Enjoy their vibrant colors and rich flavors for fun healthy eating.