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Quick & Healthy Family Meal Plan

We’re all busy!!

We’re all running our kids to activities after school & most times we’re in a rush for dinner!! So I wanted to share with you five quick & healthy meals that will help with those busy evenings!!

All of these recipes have been tested in my home & they are kiddo approved!!
Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!!

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HEALTHY TACO CHICKEN BOWLS

INGREDIENTS:

4 chicken breasts

1 jar salsa (16 ounces)

1 can black beans, drained

1/2 lb. frozen corn

1 T. chili powder

1/2 T. cumin

1/2 T. minced garlic

1/2 t. dried oregano

1/4 t. cayenne pepper

1/4 t. salt

2 cups brown rice

Toppings: shredded cheddar, lettuce, black olives, cilantro

DIRECTIONS:

1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker (except rice) + 1/4 cup water.
2. Cook on low for ~ 8 hours.
3. As you get close to dinner then make the rice according to package directions.
4. After ~8 hours, shred chicken & stir. Build taco bowls with rice on bottom, then chicken mixture, & then toppings.

Healthy Taco Chicken Bowls

ROASTED SHRIMP & BROCCOLI

INGREDIENTS:

2 pounds broccoli, cut into bite-size florets

4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined

1 ¼ teaspoons lemon zest (from 1 large lemon)

Lemon wedges, for serving

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, toss broccoli with 2 tablespoons oil, cumin, salt, & 1/2 teaspoon pepper. In a separate bowl, combine shrimp, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, lemon zest, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
3. Spread broccoli in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast for 10 minutes.
4. Add shrimp to baking sheet and toss with broccoli. Roast, tossing once halfway through, until shrimp are just opaque and broccoli is tender and golden around edges, about 10 minutes more. Serve with lemon wedges, or squeeze lemon juice all over shrimp and broccoli just before serving.

Roasted Shrimp & Broccoli

THE PIZZADILLA

This recipe is so versatile!! Choose whatever pizza toppings you like & add them!!

INGREDIENTS:

Whole wheat tortillas

Pizza sauce

Pepperoni

Shredded mozzarella cheese

Black olives

Sliced green peppers

DIRECTIONS:

1. For each Pizzadilla sprinkle shredded mozzarella & pizza toppings onto tortilla & fold in half. Cook until light brown on one side & then flip & cook until done.
2. Serve with pizza sauce for dipping!

GREEK CHICKEN PITAS

INGREDIENTS:

Marinated chicken breasts – see marinade recipe below

Pita bread

Halved cherry tomatoes

Diced cucumbers

Diced red onion

Feta cheese

Hummus

Kakamata olives or kalamata olive spread (Trader Joes)

Marinated chicken breasts:

chicken breasts

1 cup yogurt

3 T olive oil

4 garlic cloves

1/4 cup chopped parsley

zest of one lemon

Mix all ingredients together in a 9×13 baking dish. Add chicken breasts & let marinade 2-3 hours.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Grill chicken until cooked through & no longer pink. Discard marinade.

2. Heat pitas until warm.

3. Chop up chicken & place on serving plate.

4. Place tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, & feta on serving plate.

5. Serve hummus & kalamata olives on the side.

Now the fun part!!

Each person take a warm pita, fill it with toppings, fold over, & eat!!

Greek Chicken Pitas

Greek Chicken Pitas

HAMBURGER SOUP
**adapted from “The Pioneer Woman”**

INGREDIENTS:

2 pounds ground beef

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 stalks celery, diced

1 large onion, diced

3 cups beef broth, plus more if needed

One 14.5-ounce can whole tomatoes

3 tablespoons tomato paste

2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or more to taste

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or more to taste

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste

5 red potatoes, cut into chunks

4 carrots, peeled and sliced on the diagonal

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, brown the meat with the garlic, celery and onions. Remove the pot from the heat and drain off as much fat as you can. (Discard the fat once it cools.)

2. Return the pot to the heat and add the beef broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, cayenne, potatoes, carrots and red and yellow bell peppers. Stir to combine, then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer until the potatoes are tender but not overly mushy, 15 to 20 more minutes. The soup should be somewhat thick. Add more beef broth if you like a more soup consistency.

Hamburger Soup

Were any of these recipes a hit with your family? Please comment below & give your feedback!

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