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What is your favorite healthy dinner?

I need some ideas.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:45 AM on Sep. 29, 2009 in Food & Drink

Answers (8)
  • Baked salmon and a nice salad.
    JoyandLove

    Answer by JoyandLove at 11:46 AM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • Roast a chicken coated with a light olive oil, sea salt, and pepper rub (make sure to coat inside cavity and, if you like, stuff cavity with carrots and onions to keep bird extra moist). Do not eat carrots and onions! Make a batch of whole wheat angel hair pasta and toss 1/2 of the pasta with juice of a lemon, a teaspoon of olive oil, crushed garlic (1/4 teaspoon-ish), and sprinkle with a little dill. Whip up a side salad and you're good to go. For the leftovers; Use the remainder of your pasta and some of the chicken breast meat to make roasted chicken pesto pasta. Toss the pasta with a couple of teaspoons of pesto, a few pine nuts, some roasted red peppers (easy to DIY but you can buy them packed in water too), a sprinkle of parmesan, and top with some of the leftover chicken breast. For the left over dark chicken meat: Make a shredded chicken taco salad. Get a chicken taco seasoning packet and mix it with water only

    ktok2009

    Answer by ktok2009 at 11:53 AM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • ..dark chicken meat is more fatty than breast meat so you won't need the oil the taco seasoning packet calls for. Heat the chicken with the seasonings, heat up some corn and some black beans, chop up your favorite taco veggies or grab a container of fresh salsa from the deli area at the grocery store, and pile the stuff onto a bed of mixed greens. Garnish with a few baked corn tortilla strips and voila! 3 healthy dinners from one roasted chicken! Obviously, if you are feeding more than 1 or 2 people, you'll need to make more chickens, but chickens are very easy to roast and you can buy them already roasted in the deli section of most supermarkets. Enjoy!

    ktok2009

    Answer by ktok2009 at 11:57 AM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • I put salmon in a pan and cover them witih sea salt, fresh black pepper, and sliced lemons. Then we usually do sweet potato w/ cinnamon and a veg.
    MoonLover06

    Answer by MoonLover06 at 1:33 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • I like baked fish in foil with lemon and dill with steamed broccoli/carrot/cauliflower meadley.
    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 1:52 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • Pasta and Tofu with Finger-Licking Peanut Sauce
    1/2 cup low or no sodium vegetable broth
    1/4 cup chunky peanut butter (I use smooth)
    1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
    2 teaspoons chile paste with garlic (add to taste, it is pretty spicey)
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat angel hair
    1 pound firm tofu, drained and cubed (optional)
    1 cup (2-inch) sliced green onions
    1 cup shredded carrot

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:38 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • Combine first 8 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until smooth, stirring frequently (this can also be done in the microwave; use a tempered glass bowl, like pyrex, cook for 20 seconds, stir, repeat until smooth). Remove from heat. Cook pasta in boiling water 8 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add tofu, onions, and carrot; drain. Place pasta mixture in a large bowl. Add peanut butter mixture; toss gently.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:38 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • very healthy recipes

    daniellecooks.wordpress.com
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:09 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

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