Diet Check: 5 Amazingly-Easy and Healthy Recipes

You can workout every day, but if you are not eating healthy, you will not see the results you want. Eating healthy can be intimidating, but it can also be delicious and easy. With these dishes below you can create healthy, quick and fast meals that your whole family can enjoy. 

Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie bowl can be the perfect breakfast, post-workout snack, or dessert after a long day.  Combine your favorite fruit, granola, and acai for a healthy, sweet treat. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened frozen strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 packet acai (found in the frozen section at health food store)

Place in blender and mix until blended.

Option one- Top with bananas, strawberries, chia seed, and flax seeds

Option two- Top with bananas, strawberries, granola, and honey

Bean Bowl

Bean bowls are a quick and healthy lunch or dinner where you can toss together your favorite beans and veggies to create a simple yet delicious meal.

Ingredients:

  • Beans of your choice (black, pinto, other)
  • Quinoa
  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped tomato
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Avocado

Combine above ingredients together in a bowl and enjoy.

Spaghetti

Spaghetti is a classic comfort food that your whole family will love.  Traditional spaghetti is loaded with carbs, which can leave you feeling bloated and tired.  This light and healthy alternative is the perfect way to get your spaghetti craving filled. 

Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti squash
  • Organic spaghetti sauce (look at label for minimal ingredients)
  • Parmesan cheese

Cut the spaghetti squash in half, scoop the seeds out, lay face down on baking sheet, and cook for 45 minutes to an hour at 350 degrees.  Once cooked and cooled, scrape the strands with a fork.  Top with spaghetti sauce and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.  Serve with a side of your favorite salad.

Salmon and Veggies

Salmon and veggies are a quick and versatile meal that can be had any time of day.  You can use your favorite veggies to mix things up and keep your family asking for more.  

Ingredients:

  • Cooked salmon, seasoned with garlic salt and pepper
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Cooked veggies (broccoli and bell peppers cooked in coconut oil and Himalayan salt)

On a plate, make a bed of romaine lettuce and place the cooked salmon and veggies on top. 

Shakeology

Shakeology is the perfect breakfast, post-workout snack, or treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. Mornings can be busy rushing off to work of getting your kids to school.  The last thing you want to think about is making a big meal.  After a workout you are tired and want to relax, not think about cooking and having to clean up after.  Shakeology is easy and fast to get your morning started or it is the perfect post-workout fuel. 

Ingredients:

  • Banana
  • 1 TBS PB2
  • ¼ cup oats
  • 1 scoop vegan chocolate Shakeology
  • Ice
  • 2 ½ cups water

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.We all have busy lives that can be overwhelming.  Eating healthy does not have to take a lot of time and it can be delicious for the whole family.

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