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Quick Healthy Meals Dietitians Make Every Day

 

Think dietitians eat nothing but salad? I love the satisfying crunch of fresh greens, but noshing on raw veggies isn't the only way to stay healthy! I also like to put whole grains and protein-packed eggs on my plate. Want to hear more about the recipes I rely on most when I need something quick and easy?

 

Are you eliminating snacks and filling up on "calorie-free" foods to be healthier? As a dietitian, I'm always busting popular diet myths to help my clients reach their goals. Fad diets may be popular in the media.

 

But if you're trying to lose weight, you can't beat loading up on fiber-rich fruits and vegetables. Want more foolproof tips for slimming down this spring? In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are a few of my favorites. I'm so glad I went back to school way back when to become a dietitian so that I can share this advice with you! While I'll occasionally make a complicated recipe, I typically live for healthy-cooking shortcuts. 

 

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Healthy Meal Hacks to Steal From Dietitians

 

If I can make a healthy meal in minutes, why spend hours in the kitchen?! So if you’re like me and want to whip up a nutritious dinner in no time at all, you'll love these healthy meal hacks from myself and my fellow dietitians. 

  

 

I don't know about you, but I always feel squeezed for time. Between work, workouts, physical therapy sessions (I'm getting over a leg injury), and time with my boyfriend and friends, I'm always running from one thing to the next. But that doesn't mean a healthy meal rotation has to be sacrificed.

 

Eating well doesn't have to be expensive or time consuming. I've got a few veggie- and protein-packed dishes I like to cook when I'm busy. These meals prove you can spend less time in the kitchen without sacrificing flavor or nutrition! Want in on my favorite 20-minute (or less!) recipes?

 

Try the healthy-meal nutritionist shortcuts in my FoodNetwork.com article. Want another time saver? I'm a fan of Hello Fresh vegetarian recipes. Looking for other hacks on how to save time in the kitchen, like tips on how to cook once, eat twice?

 

And here are even more ideas for you! Here are unique meal ideas to shake up your routine! If you're tired of eating greens, check out recipe ideas from myself and other healthy-eating experts in this ReadersDigest.com post.

 

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15 Quick Healthy Meals Doctors Make Every Day

 

What do docs and dietitians cook when they're busy? I interviewed the experts in this ReadersDigest.com article! Want even more healthy meals to make?

 

 

Fuel up fast! Try my satisfying supper idea (plus meals from other nutritionists) for hectic nights in this MensJournal.com post. Get inspo, then make your shopping list for the week. Looking for other hacks on how to save time in the kitchen, like tips on how to cook once, eat twice?

 

 

Short on time and money? The recipes in my ReadersDigest.com article will save the day. They all come from nutritionists and healthy recipe bloggers so they're packed with great-for-you ingredients! Want even more healthy meals to make?

 

By the way, sandwiches are one of the cheapest meals you can make. And they can be whipped up in a healthy way! Take a look at these healthy sandwich ideas for work and beyond, including a list of the best sandwich fillings.

 

Tips a Weight-Loss Coach Won't Tell You for Free

 

If you're trying to lose weight but can't afford a dietitian, you're in luck! I share the nutrition secrets I usually reserve for clients in this ReadersDigest.com post.

 

"Zero-Calorie" Foods That Aren't Really Zero Calories

 

Are spray oils and fat-free salad dressings actually calorie-free? I set the record straight in this ReadersDigest.com article!

 

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Amy's Recipe of the Week: Okra, Chickpea and Tomato Rice Bowl

 

Hello, quick and easy meal! Chickpea bowls are so easy to make and packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. (Roast leftover beans for a healthy snack!)

 

Bonus Recipe of the Week: Vegetable "Fried" Rice with Teriyaki Sauce

 

When I'm craving Chinese takeout, I whip up this simple dish instead. My ready-in-minutes, Asian-inspired almond sauce makes this dish even better than takeout. Psst...a Tomato Naan Pizza as a stand-in for a pizza order is quick and easy, too!

 

 

Bonus Recipe of the Week: Grilled Asparagus with Lemongrass Rub

 

Here's a healthy eating secret: Fill your plate with fiber-rich vegetables to feel fuller for longer. My grilled asparagus is perfect for spring! (No grill? Try roasting spears in your oven.)

 

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