Making a healthy post-ride feast doesn’t have to involve hours of prep time—or dropping the cost of a new bike on fancy produce at Whole Foods. These super-filling dishes can be made for less than $5 per serving with many ingredients you probably have on hand. Try one out this weekend, and let us know: What are your favorite cheap, easy recovery food recipes? RELATED: The Easy Way to Make Your Own Sports DrinkTempeh “Chorizo” Tacos1 8 oz package tempeh1. Crumble the tempeh as small as it will crumble. In a saute pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat, and brown the tempeh for a few minutes. (We like this soapstone and copper saute pan from Cookstone, which we stock in our store. It's expensive, but it's the only one you'll ever need to buy.) Once the tempeh is somewhat browned, add the chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, oregano, and garlic. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes until very aromatic. RELATED: 25 … [Read more...] about 3 Quick, Healthy Meals Cyclists Can Make for $5 or Less
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It’s month 2, week 2 of our 12 Months of Wellness, and this week we’ve set a goal of eating more family meals together. First of all, we decided that dinner doesn’t have to be the meal we choose to eat together. Due to conflicting schedules, breakfast may be the meal that works best. Plan your mealtimes Last month we got a head start on meal planning, and now we can put that knowledge into practice. Stuart Harries, alive ’s editor-in-chief, likes to preplan meals for the entire week. “Having crazy busy schedules means we’ll eat out or order in (generally a less-than-healthy option!) if we haven’t prepared in advance,” he says. “This week we sat down on Sunday and preplanned every meal for the week ahead. We did our grocery shopping (all except a few things we wanted to be same-day fresh, like the salmon filets for Thursday’s orange and miso glazed salmon … yum!), and we’re ready to … [Read more...] about #2013alive: How Did You Revive the Family Meal?
Our eating habits can get thrown out of whack over the holidays—we’re running around during the day and eating heavy, often greasy foods at evening parties. We get it: there simply isn’t time most days to pull together a full dinner. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our 10 favourite alive recipes for quick and light meals that you can easily throw together for your family over the holidays. Stir-Fried Turnip Greens and Tofu Winter veggies and tofu combine to create a light meal that’s still hearty and filling. Nourishing Noodle Soup This classic noodle soup with a twist will warm the body and soul. Egg Baked in Potato This wholesome dish can be served with a simple green salad. Dilled Salmon Linguine This recipe uses canned salmon to reduce cooking time, while still delivering a boatload of healthy omega-3 fats. Cremini Omelette An omelette is a perfect option when we want something fast and nutritious. Three Bean, Spinach, and Kale Stew … [Read more...] about 10 Quick, Light Meals for the Busy Holiday Season
Being busy (as we often are during back-to-school time) isn’t always fun. But being busy and hungry really sucks. With all that goes on in September, quick and easy meals are lifesavers. The following pasta dishes can be thrown together in less than 30 minutes, making them ideal for a harried weeknight. And although pasta is known for being a creamy comfort food, these recipes opt for whole wheat noodles, oodles of veggies, and better-for-you sauces. 1. Sun-Dried Tomato and Kale Pesto Penne If you’re looking for a meal that can be prepped ahead of time, try out this simple penne. The nutty pesto can be made in advance, leaving you with little to do besides cooking the penne. You can also add any leftover sauce to scrambled eggs or toast for a no-fuss breakfast the next morning. 2. Mock “Spaghetti” Salad Sure, late summer means shorter days and more rain—but it also heralds an abundance of zucchini. Now is the … [Read more...] about Meatless Monday: 5 Quick and Healthy Pasta Recipes
Written By: Mary Diek We understand that quick and easy meals are essential for single parents on the go. We provided some great meal and snack ideas to ensure your day runs smoothly and the kids are happy! This is a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies and use up any extra ingredients in your refrigerator: Boil water and add pasta. Grab whatever vegetables you have in the refrigerator like onion, carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, peppers, and garlic. Chop and add to a frying pan with some oil. Stir fry the veggies for a few minutes until you notice a nice aroma to the room. Add your favorite spaghetti sauce to the pan and heat. By this time the pasta should be ready. Pour veggies and sauce over pasta and serve. Yummy finger foods! You can make a big batch at one time and enjoy cold later on. Use chicken tenders or cut boneless chicken breasts down … [Read more...] about 8 Quick Meal and Snack Ideas