Everyone is on the go in today’s world and we are looking for simple solutions to make our lives easier, albeit at the same time healthier. Just because you are in a rush does not mean that you have to sacrifice your health. You can have something healthy in a matter of minutes.
Breakfast is by far the most important meal of the day and many people tend to skip it because they don’t have the time. You can have a healthy breakfast ready to go in less than 5 minutes. A breakfast sandwich can be the perfect start to your day. Be sure to use an english muffin instead of toast or a bagel to save on the unwanted calories.
Instead of topping it with bacon or sausage, you should try turkey bacon or turkey sausage and save yourself loads of calories, without sacrificing any of the taste. Add a slice of low-fat cheese to your egg and you are ready to go in no time. You have a healthy breakfast sandwich filled with egg, low-fat cheese and turkey meat for fewer calories than eating at a fast food restaurant.
A tuna salad sandwich is a great lunch that is full of protein and nutrients to promote a healthy lifestyle. Blending together some tuna fish and light mayonnaise only takes a couple of minutes. Then you just need to put your mixture on some wheat bread and you are set to go. Adding some celery sticks or carrots to compliment your sandwich is a good idea as well.
Chicken is a great entree, for all of your dinner side dishes. You simply wrap the piece of chicken in a piece of foil and place it in the oven for about 45 minutes to an hour. When your chicken is almost done you can make a batch of wheat rice and some vegetables to accompany your meal. Prep time is less than 10 minutes for everything and your dishes are minimal because you throw away the foil from you chicken. In the end you have a healthy meal complete with protein and vegetables.
You could make a delicious chicken salad in a matter of minutes. It doesn’t have to be just chicken though, because you can also incorporate tuna or turkey and make a delicious topping to your salad. Simply cut up some lettuce and add toppings such as tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, cheese and of course, your chicken, tuna or turkey. Top it off with your favorite light dressing and you have a very filling and nutritious meal that took about 5 minutes to prepare in the kitchen.
If you don’t have time to grab a meal or you are just looking for a healthy snack, you should try one of these delicious smoothies. You only need a blender and a couple of ingredients to make this healthy mixture. You can choose what type of frozen fruits you would like to use based on your individual taste preference. Next you add in some plain yogurt, and your choice of apple juice, orange juice or light lemonade and blend it all together.
The possibilities are endless for the number of flavors you can create in your blender. The prep time is less than 3 minutes, but the taste will leave you satisfied and packed full of nutrients and antioxidants.
Healthy eating does not have to be as difficult as some people would make it seem. It is just a matter of knowing how to substitute the proper foods to make the most out of your meals. Enjoy a healthier lifestyle today without having to sacrifice any of your precious time.