Quick Entrees: Healthy in a Hurry

Try these quick entrees for when you’re hungry and in a hurry.

  • WHOLE WHEAT ENGLISH MUFFIN PIZZA
    Make whole-wheat English muffin pizzas using pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese. Top with your favorite vegetables, such as mushrooms, chopped onion, chopped green pepper, tomato slices, broccoli florets, artichoke hearts … or whatever else you like!
  • Top Parmesan-flavored couscous with cooked, chopped chicken and vegetables.
  • Top linguini with marinara sauce and minced clams.
  • Top mixed salad greens with whole-wheat penne and the cubed cheese of your choice. Top with Caesar or Italian dressing – regular (small serving) or low-fat.
  • Make quick-and-easy chili with extra-lean ground beef or ground turkey breast, canned kidney beans, tomato sauce, chopped onion, canned chopped tomatoes, and chili seasoning packet.
  • Top mini-bagels with peanut butter or cheese and a sliced apple.
  • Stuff whole-wheat tortillas with canned black beans, lettuce, salsa, shredded Cheddar cheese, and sour cream.
  • Microwave a potato and top with broccoli, cauliflower, and cheese.