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What has lots of protein and is....

fast to make? I am new to the whole eat healthy thing,LOL. i work out at 6pm and then rush home coo dinner and feed my family. Any tips ?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:56 PM on Oct. 14, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (10)
  • fish in 15 mins with lemon and herbs
    turkey bacon
    think slow cooker/crock pot
    salads with tuna or chic peas or chicken
    missbreezy214

    Answer by missbreezy214 at 12:03 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • this may help you....
    http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/whattoeat/a/highproteinfood.htm
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:16 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • go to sparkpeople.com and go through their recipe section - they have more ideas than you could make in 10 years and all the recipes have the detailed nutritional info listed up front. If you use the search function, just enter the main ingredient you want (chicken, beef, milk, etc) it will bring up a list of everything in the database, and you'll see the calories, carbs, fat and protein on the search listing without even reading the recipe so you can look for what you specifically want.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:20 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • Chicken, tuna, Whey protein shakes, egg whites, beans, nuts (peanut butter, almond butter, etc), salmon patties, any lean meats are good.

    Look into the Abs Diet or Eat Clean Diet, they're really more guidelines for sensible eating then diets. They're healthy for men, women, children, whether your goal is to lose weight, gain muscle, or just eat healthier.
    Blueliner

    Answer by Blueliner at 1:44 AM on Oct. 15, 2009


  • soybeans, legumes, dried beans and tuna, turkey and eggs.
    protein=eggs, only eggs contain every amino acid required in the human diet they are relatively cheap, easy, and everyone likes them.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:47 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • This is even quicker if you cook the pasta the night before: I serve this it over broccoli (and I make double the sauce).
    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 10:09 AM on Oct. 15, 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 10:09 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • Here are a few tips: keep lots of frozen chopped vegetables in the freezer; they can be tossed in soups, sauces, stir fries, etc. I cook and freeze brown rice in meal sized portions in the freezer; it can be thawed in the microwave in just a couple of minutes. Cook pasta in the evening and refrigerate to use in the next couple of nights. Cook and freeze a couple of dishes on the weekend (enough for two meals); right now my freezer has black bean soup, lentil sloppy joes, vegetable pot pie. Send me a message offlist if you would like more recipes.

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:20 AM on Oct. 15, 2009

  • "soybeans, legumes, dried beans and tuna, turkey and eggs.
    protein=eggs, only eggs contain every amino acid required in the human diet they are relatively cheap, easy, and everyone likes them. "

    Actually, quinoa has a complete chain of amino acids. Quinoa is a whole grain, loaded with protein and fiber.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:42 AM on Oct. 16, 2009

  • brown rice, they have minute brown rice that you can make in about 5 minutes...i'm vegan and i eat peanut butter, brown rice, broccoli, wheat bread, whole grain anything, oatmeal, soymilk, and all dark green veggies to get my protein...you only need about 50 grams of protein a day...also, lasagna and casseroles are great dishes to make...you can make a few in one day then freeze them and have them for dinner a few nights a week...also join the crockpot group here on CM...you can put stuff in there and keep it in there all day
    Kimra

    Answer by Kimra at 2:46 PM on Oct. 18, 2009

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