I’ve always been a breakfast eater. It gives me a much-needed energy boost—along with a cup of coffee, of course—and it helps me from being so famished at lunch that I end up overeating. Download a FREE Quick Breakfast Cookbook!
Cooking from scratch is a great way to eat healthy, but it's not always the most realistic with a busy schedule. Venturing down the frozen food aisle for some staples can save you serious time and energy in the evenings. And while the frozen food section often gets a bad rap, it is possible to find healthier options. This week's meal plan combines carefully curated convenience foods with fresh ingredients to make delicious, easy dinners everyone will love. Be sure to check out the shopping tips which will help guide you to the healthier items.
Breakfast often gets the short end in the morning dash out the door. But skipping breakfast primes your brain to seek out high-calorie foods and means you’ll eat more later. While you probably know a breakfast sandwich from a fast-food chain isn’t a great option either, you’d be surprised by just how unhealthy it can be. A recent study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology found that eating even one typical fast-food breakfast sandwich can actually change how your arteries perform.
As the cooler weather of fall sets in, we start to crave hearty dishes like shepherd's pie, creamy pasta and steaming bowls of soup. In this week's meal plan, we selected 7-cozy dinners that will warm you up and satisfy your soul, without going overboard on calories. The dinners in this meal plan include lots of nutrient-packed veggies, naturally low in calories and high in fiber, to keep the meals filling.
What's better than a simple, delicious dinner? Only having a few dishes to wash afterwards! This week's meal plan features no-fuss dinners that are quick and easy to prep, and are made using only one pot, pan or dish, so the clean up is just as simple.
During the busy and expensive holiday season, fast and cheap meals—that are also healthy—are just what you need. Ready in about 35 minutes and ringing in at $3 or less per serving, the recipes in this week's meal plan make dinnertime easier and stress-free.