It can sometimes be difficult to find nutritious, affordable and delicious food meal prep. People mistakenly believe that to accomplish two of those things means you have to compromise the third. Here are five quick and healthy recipes that you can get started with today.
1. White Chili
While most people won’t be able to relate the words “health” or “chili”, white chilli is a healthy and delicious recipe that can be made on a limited budget. Instead of using ground beef, or other fatty foods, use lean ground turkey. The smooth, creamy base is made by combining the white beans with spices such as garlic and cumin along with some chicken broth and yogurt.
2. Easy Omelet
Many people think eggs are unhealthy or high in cholesterol. However, eggs that are free from genetically modified eggs are high in protein and good for your health. For this simple, healthy recipe, heat a non-stick saucepan on medium-high heat. Once the pan has reached a high temperature, add 1 tablespoon of olive oils and then three pre-beat eggs. Mix the eggs together until they set. Once they have set, cover the pan and reduce heat. In about two minutes you will have the perfect omelet. It will slide right off the pan.
3. Delicious Pork Tenderloin
Most people think of pork as fat. But tenderloin, a cut that is extremely lean and affordable, is one example. Start by salting the tenderloin. Cook the tenderloin until golden brown on all sides in an iron skillet in olive oil. Pour a small amount of chicken stock, or water, into the cast-iron pan to finish the cooking process. Place the entire dish in a 350° oven for 8-10minutes. Serve with your favorite barbecue sauce or home-made sauce.
4. Greek Yogurt Available at A Cheap Price
Greek yogurt is rich with protein and full of healthy enzymes. It tends to be more expensive than regular yogurt. Put a coffee strainer over a cup of coffee and pour your whole-milk yogurt through it. You can place the strainer in a bowl to catch any drippings. In about a week, the strainer will be full with thick Greek yogurt. For a delicious, healthy recipe, you can add nuts, fruit, or granola.
5. The Best Broccoli Soup
We’re not talking here about cream of broccoli. Just plain, but delicious! broccoli soup. Make this delicious and healthy recipe on a budget by choosing broccoli with dark green leaves. Cut off the bushy bits, keeping the stems in place for another day. Then, boil some salted water and add the broccoli to the pot. Add the cooked broccoli to a blender with two cups of the water. Blend it, adjust the seasoning, then serve. This is great with cheese or nuts.