Recipes

Meal Prep Monday

Everyone on this weight loss journey knows just how important nutrition is. For my lifestyle, meal prep is key. It’s not that I’m so busy I don’t have time to cook every day, it just takes all of the thought out of what I’m going to be eating that week. I don’t have to think about how it would be easier to grab fast food or pizza for dinner because all of my meals are already prepared. I usually set aside about 2 hours on Sunday or Monday to cook all of my meals. Here’s what’s on the menu for this week!  

Skinny Lasagna Rolls

  • Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles (10)
  • Small Package Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Bag of Spinach
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt & Pepper (Optional)
  • Mozzarella Cheese (Optional)
  • Ground Turkey (Optional)
  1. Cook Lasagna Noodles
  2. Chop and sauté spinach
  3. Mix ricotta, spinach, egg, and salt and pepper.
  4. Dry noodles and spread layer of ricotta mixture
  5. Add Ground Turkey
  6. Roll noodles and place in pan coated with spaghetti sauce
  7. Layer more sauce and add mozzarella
  8. Bake at 350° for 40 minute

I packaged one roll per container and have been eating it with a salad.

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Mexican Dirty Rice

My own take on dirty rice, Mexican style!

  • Brown rice
  • Bell peppers
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Ground Turkey
  • Cilantro
  • Seasoning (I used a pre packaged spicy taco seasoning)
  1. Cook brown rice
  2. Sauté garlic, peppers, and onion
  3. Add Ground turkey and seasoning
  4. When rice is cooked, add to vegetable mix
  5. Add chopped cilantro

 

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So easy!! and DELICIOUS

And last but not least…

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

  • Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Can Black Beans
  • 1 Can Corn
  • 2 Bell Peppers
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • Seasoning (I used pre packaged Fajita mix)
  1. Slice Peppers and lay at bottom of Crock Pot.
  2. Place chicken, drained beans, undrained corn, and onion on top of the peppers.
  3. Season to taste. I used a whole package of Fajita seasoning.
  4. Cook on low for 6 hours

(Tomatoes would be great in this, however my husband HATES them so I left them out)

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It doesn’t get easier than this!!!