Any easy healthy recipes to share?
Byon 21 Aug 2011
I had my tt on 4/8/11 & looking back, the best advice was to make food ahead of time and freeze it. I also found easy recipes helped a lot in those first few weeks. It was so nice to defrost homemade chicken soup the day I came home from the hospital. Anyone have any recipes that they can share? Here are mine: Chicken soup: Saute chopped onions in olive oil, saute until soft (about 5 min). Add salt & pepper & chopped tomato. Saute for 1 min. Add about 6-8 cups chicken stock & 2-4 cups water. Bring to boil. Add chopped carrots & celery & simmer for 20 minutes. Add green beans & parsley & cook for 8 minutes. Add chicken (I use the rotisserie chickens that are already cooked). You can add pasta. This can be frozen. It is so good! Breaded chicken: Soak boneless chicken breasts (cut into strips) in milk for 15 min. Remove & add to baggie with breadcrumbs. Shake & remove. Put on foil lined baking sheet that has been greased with a bit of olive oil. Bake at 500 for 10 - 14 min - until crispy. You can serve with mustard or ranch dressing. You can freeze these & also add tomato sauce & mozzerella & serve as chicken parm. Salmon with pesto & sliced almonds: Put salmon onto a foil lined baking sheet. Top with pesto & sliced almonds (or pistachios). Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes until flaky. This is really good!! This recipe is good for when you are recovering & want to make something easy & healthy.