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Quick n Healthy Meals
Quick n Healthy Meals
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3/20/13 10:08 AM
Hi! I love to cook, but often don't have the luxury to make time and labor intensive meals, especially during the week. My goal for this thread is to share QUICK n healthy meals (snacks too) that I use or find out about with others. I would love to up the number of recipes I have in my arsenal to help stay on track, and continue my journey to eat healthy while getting super strong with Beachbody products!

Feel free to post any and all quick meal ideas HERE :-)
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4/1/13 12:11 PM as a reply to TaraSchuckFitness.
I love Salmon, so this was just a natural fit for me. emoticon

Bourbon-Glazed Salmon
Randy Mayor; Leigh Ann Ross

3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons bourbon
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
Cooking spray
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add fish to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 1 1/2 hours, turning occasionally.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish and marinade to pan; cook fish 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Place 1 fillet on each of 4 plates; drizzle each serving with about 2 teaspoons sauce. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon green onions and 3/4 teaspoon sesame seeds.

Yield: 4 servings
Review this recipe Nutritional Information
Calories per serving: 353
Calories per serving: 36%
Fat per serving: 14.1g
Saturated fat per serving: 3.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3.6g
Protein per serving: 37.4g
Carbohydrates per serving: 13g
Fiber per serving: 0.3g
Cholesterol per serving: 87mg
Iron per serving: 4.3mg
Sodium per serving: 281mg
Calcium per serving: 41mg
Good to Know: Bring the bourbon from the bar and into the kitchen. The rich flavor of the bourbon brings out both the saltiness of the soy sauce and the sweetness of the brown sugar. For those following a heart-healthy diet, the omega-3 fatty acids and low sodium in this dish make it a health no-brainer.


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RE: Quick n Healthy Meals
4/8/13 3:19 PM as a reply to TaraSchuckFitness.
YUM! Sounds like a winner to me! I love salmon also! Thanks George!
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4/8/13 3:25 PM as a reply to TaraSchuckFitness.
Love this stuffed chicken breast recipe!!!
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4/16/13 1:44 PM as a reply to ALLFitness1.
I am going to have to try this. Sounds delicious.
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5/1/13 10:55 AM as a reply to sbnfmly.
Here is another quick and easy meal (great for on the go!)

Whole Wheat Pasta and Chicken Salad

Pasta n Chicken Salad EASY recipe

How have you been doing with your nutrition? Anyone who has tips for being successful, please share! Also, if you are struggling with following a healthy eating plan, what are your obstacles?

Keep pushing play and staying with it! Success is right around the corner!!!

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