HIgh Protein Recipes

  • SLOW-COOKER TURKEY CHILI WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH

    The sweetness of the butternut squash tames the kick from cayenne in this healthy turkey chili, making this easy crock pot chili just right for kids and adults alike, whether for weeknight dinners or tailgating parties.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME  4 HOUR30 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 pound lean gro... View Post
  • GARLIC SHRIMP WITH CILANTRO SPAGHETTI SQUASH

    Garlicky shrimp are served on top of buttery, cilantro-flecked spaghetti squash in this quick, healthy dinner recipe inspired by shrimp scampi.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 25 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 2 1/2- to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive... View Post
  • ROAST SALMON WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

    Chimichurri--a bright, herby sauce served across Argentina--is the perfect healthy sauce for an easy salmon dinner.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 25 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspo... View Post
  • GRILLED SALMON WITH CILANTRO-GINGER SAUCE

    Ginger, fish sauce and honey combine to create a delicious basting sauce in this easy grilled salmon recipe.   MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 25 MINUTES INGREDIENTS Cilantro-Ginger Sauce 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon fish... View Post
  • CORIANDER-&-LEMON-CRUSTED SALMON WITH ASPARAGUS SALAD & POACHED EGG

    Crushed coriander seeds and lemon zest give this quick salmon recipe praiseworthy flavor that pairs beautifully with a shaved asparagus and poached egg salad.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 45 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt, divided... View Post
  • TEX-MEX BLACK BEAN & QUINOA BOWL

    Skip the tortillas and layer your taco fillings onto protein-rich quinoa in this healthy vegetarian bowl dinner recipe.   MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus 2 teaspoons, divided 2 tablesp... View Post
  • MEAL-PREP CHILI-LIME CHICKEN BOWLS

    Skip takeout and whip up these equally delicious, and easy-to-make burrito bowls at home.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 pound cooked Chili-Lime Chicken (see Associated recipe) 1 cup julienned jicama 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 ... View Post
  • CAMPING CHICKEN QUESADILLAS

    These make-ahead quesadillas are a genius campfire dinner solution.    MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 25 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast 1 cup low-sodium black beans, rinsed 2 teaspoons chili powder ¼ cup chopped cilantro 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend 4 8-inch whole-whe... View Post