This low-carb lunch or dinner option is great for meal prepping for the week ahead, or just whip it up quickly after work for a no-fuss dinner. It’s packed with flavor, nutrients, healthy fats and healthy carbs, and brings in over 15 grams of protein!
Today I want to share with you another super simple, quick to make recipe that is perfect for weeknights and keeps your meals clean and fresh! This Mediterranean Chicken dish has just a few simple ingredients and takes about 30 minutes from start to finish.
Not only is this Lemon Chicken & Orzo Soup healthy (for 1.5 cups per serving it is 250 calories and 20 grams of protein!!) but it tastes delicious and perfect for a stormy day (like the one we are having as I write this). This easy to make soup has been a favorite of mine
So many recipes out there for Chicken Piccata call for close to a full stick of butter! And while that does make the flavors of the sauce richer, it’s certainly not making my FitBit food log very happy… In this Lightened Up Chicken Piccata, we still incorporate butter, but just a little bit, like 2
Juicy shredded chicken is mixed with rice, shredded cheddar and broccoli florets to create a wonderfully comforting and yummy meal. This is one of those recipes you make when you’re craving something comforting, or you’re in need of an easy low-maintenance meal for a busy weeknight. It’s incredibly flavorful, cheap to make and so hard
Thyme gives this dish depth while the cream cheese makes it irresistible. A lighter take on the classic risotto yet still just as flavorful and comforting.
A Mediterranean style stew with simmered tomatoes, garlic, greens and chicken. This is a simple, clean and healthy stew that takes no time at all to make and enjoy.
Perfectly seasoned, crispy baked chicken with bold flavor, served with a savory Roasted Carrot Couscous.
Hmmm…ultra salty chinese takeout? Orrrrr super simple, extra savory, more delicious than you can possibly imagine, Sesame Peanut Chicken with Roasted Vegetables & Rice…it’s an easy choice!
Juicy shredded chicken tossed with fresh lime juice, sliced roasted poblano peppers, hints of anaheim peppers, cilantro and chili powder.
A light, refreshing take on chicken salad. Thin slices of juicy peaches are tossed with fresh cilantro, lime juice, red onion and a touch of chili powder. It’s perfect for over a salad, in a wrap or just plain on its own!
Take-out-fake-out at it’s finest. The sweet and spicy sesame-orange sauce is full of flavor and super easy to prepare. You’ll fall in love with this lightened up version of the classic Chinese dish.
On a cool and rainy day, this couldn’t be more perfect. With only five ingredients and 30 minutes, this is a quick and healthy dinner. I served the soup with some grilled pepper-jack cheese sandwiches because what could honestly be better than that?!
A lightened up version of a true comfort food.
Gumbo is that a classic southern dish that can easily be done with whatever vegetables you have left in your fridge, along with some spicy sausage and either shrimp or chicken depending on your taste.
I threw this meal together after work one evening and it was delicious! Full of flavor, cheap and easy as can be to make and perfect for lunch the next day!
A quick and healthy weeknight meal that takes 30 minutes to throw together, with enough for leftovers to bring for lunch the next day! Top it with sliced radishes for a little crunch and serve it with a side of carrot fries for a perfectly balanced meal.
A quick dinner, cooked and ready to eat in under 30 minutes – how easy is that?! The bitterness of broccolini is offset by the perfectly sauteed smashed garlic and red pepper flakes, all tossed together with healthy all-natural, low-fat chicken sausage.
Tangy pulled BBQ chicken quesadillas pair perfectly with a crisp Asian Apple Slaw that takes under an hour to throw together…delicious and so fresh, it’s love at first bite.
This is my all time favorite lunch recipe! Shred the chicken, add the broccoli slaw mix and make the crunchy peanut sauce, that’s it, 3 steps to the best lunch ever – tons of protein to keep you full for the day and super easy to make!
A classic from my childhood, this chicken dish is flavorful and easy to make on a busy weeknight, and any excuse to cook with lots of wine doesn’t hurt either!
Chicken stuffed with fresh roasted red peppers, mushrooms and feta with a white wine sauce to die for. Serve it with Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts for the most deliciously perfect dinner a girl could ask for.
Italian Chicken & Arugula Sandwiches are full of flavor, with parmesan shavings, proscuitto and a balsamic glaze. The arugula has a peppery, herby taste to it while the parmesan gives it a sharp and nutty twist of flavor, and with the saltiness of the prosciutto and the sweetness of the balsamic glaze, you’ve got yourself
Shredded chicken that’s been simmered in a sweet and spicy mix then baked to perfection with a jalepeno cream sauce made with greek yogurt. It’s beyond delish!
From beginning to end, this took 30 minutes to make and is full of good-for-you ingredients like asparagus, chicken, tomatoes and beans, served over a bed of brown rice and garnished with parmesan cheese. This easy weeknight chicken will be sure to satisfy and is perfect for lunch the next day too!
This is all I need to satisfy my craving for a crazy binge of Chinese food, except this has no MSG, a little amount of sodium and fresh ingredients that you’d rarely see in a takeout place. It’s by far one of my favorite recipes.
Shredded Chicken is prefect for throwing in to soups, salads, quesadillas, enchiladas, sandwiches, nachos and more. Read on to learn how to it the right way.
Salad doesn’t have to be boring! Not when you can top baby spinach with red kidney beans, baby orange sweet peppers, fresh tomatoes and cucumbers andddd……shredded chicken with creole seasoning. YUM. Thats definitely not a boring salad.