I know there are various posts that all ask the same thing about what to cook, what to eat.
I've disciplined myself to start exercising, but the cooking is the next thing on my things to really change. With menu choices at work ranging from $6-$12 finanically I need to cut back.
Kasinator has this link on his signature and I'll share it with y'll too. It's a great guide. Just print it and go to the grocery store.
What helps me if I plan my meals around foods that I'll buy.
granola mix it up and it's a quick and tasty breakfast. Sometimes I eat this for my meal before bedtime. Hit Kasinator up if you really want to know the wonders of cottage cheese.
1 thing of cold soba. Cook according to directions.
Add sesame seed oil.
Add soy sauce.
(With these just use your judgement. More you add the more sodium you add to your meal. I tend to use more sesame seed oil than soy sauce. I add slowly until I get the right balance.)
1 cooked egg, sliced.
(you can add whatever meat you want, but I just prefer the egg.)
Add your favorite veggies. Normally I add thinly sliced cucumbers, carrots, cabbage, etc,
Then I add those seaweed flakes.
This is quick. While the water is boiling I cut the veggies and prep. I try and make enough to cover dinner and than lunch.
My Today's Lunch:
1 big handful of quoina pasta.
zuccini, brocolli, (or your choice of veggies)
chicken(or your protein choice)
For extra quick prep, either cook the chicken on a day you have time and keep it stored in your freezer or get those pre-cooked chicken bags. These can be major time savers.
Cook the chicken and veggies together.
When the quoina pasta is finished. Drain. Combine your protein and veggies with pasta. Top with your choice of sauce. Either olive oil for a really light meal or a spagetti sauce like Prego or Ragu. I prefer Prego seems to be more natural ingredients.
This took me 15
minutes to prepare. I came home tired, but forced myself to cook.
So feel free to share your favorite recipes.