Recipes for Delicious and Nutritious Family Meals
Having a delicious and nutritious meal for the whole family can be a daunting task. With so many recipes out there, and everyone’s different tastes and dietary needs, it can be hard to find something that everyone will enjoy. But never fear! Here are some easy recipes for delicious and nutritious family meals that will please everyone.
One-Pan Chicken Parmesan
This one-pan meal is easy to make and is sure to be a hit with your family. Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook one pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a tablespoon of olive oil until golden brown. Then, in a small bowl, combine one-fourth cup of grated parmesan cheese, one-fourth cup of Italian-style breadcrumbs, and one teaspoon of garlic powder. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, then coat it in the cheese mixture.
Place the chicken on a greased baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Meanwhile, in the same skillet, cook two cloves of minced garlic in one tablespoon of olive oil until fragrant. Then, add one jar of your favorite marinara sauce and one-fourth teaspoon of red pepper flakes and simmer for 5 minutes.
Once the chicken is cooked, top it with the sauce and sprinkle with additional parmesan cheese. Return to the oven and bake for 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Serve with a side of cooked noodles or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
Crockpot Beef and Broccoli
This slow cooker meal is sure to be a hit with your family. Start by adding one pound of steak (such as sirloin or flank steak), one cup of beef broth, one-fourth cup of low-sodium soy sauce, one tablespoon of brown sugar, one tablespoon of sesame oil, and one teaspoon of garlic powder to the slow cooker. Stir to combine, then cook on low for 7-8 hours.
Once the beef is cooked, add one head of broccoli (cut into florets) and one tablespoon of cornstarch to the slow cooker. Cook for an additional 15 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.
Vegetarian Mexican Stuffed Peppers
These vegetarian Mexican stuffed peppers are easy to make and sure to be a hit with your family. Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, cut four bell peppers in half and remove the seeds. Place them in a greased baking dish and set aside.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook one tablespoon of olive oil and one cup of diced onion until softened. Add one cup of cooked black beans (drained and rinsed), one cup of cooked quinoa, one cup of corn, one tablespoon of chili powder, one teaspoon of cumin, and one-fourth teaspoon of salt. Cook for 5 minutes, or until heated through.
Fill the peppers with the filling mixture and top with one cup of shredded cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted. Serve with your favorite toppings, such as diced tomatoes, avocado, sour cream, and cilantro.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
This slow cooker chicken tikka masala is a delicious and nutritious meal that your whole family will love. Start by adding one pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts to the slow cooker. Then, in a small bowl, combine one can of diced tomatoes, one cup of plain Greek yogurt, two tablespoons of tomato paste, one tablespoon of garlic powder, one teaspoon of garam masala, one teaspoon of paprika, one teaspoon of ground cumin, one teaspoon of ground ginger, one teaspoon of turmeric, one teaspoon of ground coriander, and one-fourth teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
Pour the sauce over the chicken and cook on low for 6-8 hours