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Healthy dinner ideas needed!

My hubby and I make our meals centered around "The Zone," and I'm tired of making the same, or same-tasting, things over and over. Suggestions for recipe sites where we can get healthy, easy recipes? We try and stay away from the processed stuff as well. Thanks!

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mevxoxo

Asked by mevxoxo at 12:47 PM on Mar. 28, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • eatingwell.com

    I just found this site yesterday and was pretty excited about all the tasty-sounding recipes. I don't know what the zone diet is but this site has all sorts of things, dinner for 2 plans, dinner for kids, diabetic recipes, heart healthy recipes, etc. It even has a a 30 day menu plan for breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus healthy desserts. Definately worth checking out!
    jmpeskie

    Answer by jmpeskie at 1:16 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • I made this recipe the other night just experimenting, and it was delicious! Try it! Super healthy and really yummy.

    Try Grilled Chicken with Pace Salsa and a side of yellow rice with veggies.

    Season & Grill the chicken and heat up in a bowl 2 cups of pace salsa. Pour the salsa on top of the chicken when you are ready to serve. You can bake the chicken with the salsa also, or do it on the stovetop.

    In a saucepan put 2 cups of rice with 4 cups of water. Add a pinch of saffron, salt and pepper & 1 tbs of butter. When the rice is done and fluffy, mix in some frozen peas, corn, carrots, and green beans.
    mercilove

    Answer by mercilove at 9:23 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • Here are some the meals that I make regularly. Send me a message if you would like any recipes:
    No hurry curry
    sweet and sour cabbage rolls
    taco salad
    minestrone soup, salad
    General Tsao’s tofu
    stuffed peppers
    chili and cornbread
    sweet potato and black bean burritos
    Halloween black and orange quesadillas
    black bean soup, quesadillas, avocado salad
    not crab cakes, tofu fish sticks, baked sweet potato “fries”
    dairy-free nachos
    tamale bean pie
    Mexican bean and pasta bake
    white chili
    Stovetop lentil sloppy joes
    Tofu and spinach curry
    Lentil soup
    stew with dumplings
    lentil tacos
    Pot pie
    zucchini enchiladas
    Mediterranean Vegetable stew with poached eggs
    Stirfry
    homemade pizza
    squashed macaroni
    peanut noodles
    blueberry oatmeal pancakes
    slowcooker lentil sloppy joes
    Southwest Falafel
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:44 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • here one for you
    chicken and rice

    chicken leg quaters half them up
    celery carrots onion
    cream of chicken (2 cans)
    and seasonings you like
    rice



    half up the chicken quarters season and put a side
    chop up celery carrots and onion diced
    mixx 2 cans of cream of chicken and 2 cans water mix till not lumpy

    mix carrots,celery,onion,cream of chk and water with the rice in to the glass ware you will use to bake
    add more water to cover rice about a half inch mix
    put chicken on top
    cover with foil and bake for 45-55 min 350-375F
    or untill rice is done
    and serve with any green

    hope this helps
    Mrs.Rod_milwife

    Answer by Mrs.Rod_milwife at 5:54 AM on Apr. 1, 2010

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