Tag: weeknight dinners

The Chef’s Take: One-Pot Mexican-Style Beans and Eggs, Jenn Louis

by in Chefs and Restaurants, February 26, 2014

beans and egg

“There was a time when I was eating pasta for dinner every night, and that was 40 pounds ago,” says chef Jenn Louis of Lincoln Restaurant and Sunshine Tavern, in Portland, Ore. “Now I eat a lot more beans and healthy proteins.”

Read more

Ellie’s New Cookbook: Health Food That’s Also Fast

by in Cookbooks, January 10, 2014

Weeknight Wonders
There’s no need to endlessly slave in the kitchen in order to get a healthy dinner on the table that also tastes good. Healthy Eats spoke with Ellie Krieger, whose new cookbook Weeknight Wonders has 150 recipes that get the job done in 30 minutes or less.

Read more

Fast Fridge Fixes: Gluten-Free Roasted Mushroom Recipes

by in Uncategorized, October 19, 2011
roasted mushrooms
Use this simple staple to make two gluten-free weeknight dinners. Photo by Silvana Nardone

How do I keep the dinner pressure down in my kitchen? Along with the regular stress of beating the dinner rush with my two kids screaming that they’re hungry, my meals need to be gluten free. I’ve got my hands full, right? Not anymore.

Since my son Isaiah was diagnosed four years ago with both gluten and dairy intolerances, I thought I’d never come around to enjoying cooking and baking again. I was so wrong. It not only woke me up to the possibilities of what my family would eat, but how we would eat. Now, dinnertime is easy with my fast fridge fixes.

Read more

Robin’s Healthy Take: 5-Ingredient, 20-Minute Pastas

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 7, 2011

Robin's Easy Healthy Pastas
Robin's Quick, Healthy Pastas

The holidays can be stressful, but I find the first week of January equally demanding.  Everything seems to go from 0 to 60 in about 5 seconds: My boys are back in school (a little reluctantly) and everyone’s back at work.  Since I’m dashing around catching up with everything, I like to have some quick, healthy recipes in my back pocket.  These 3 pasta recipes have 5 ingredients, less than 500 calories and are ready less than 30 minutes.

Robin’s best pasta recipes »

5 Days Of Quick & Easy Weeknight Dinners

by in Healthy Recipes, August 30, 2010
Brisket Sandwich
Slow-Cooker Brisket Sandwich - Photo Courtesy Food Network Magazine

It’s tough getting back into the swing of things after the lazy days of summer — don’t let dinner be a source of stress. Here’s a week’s worth of healthy menus for even the busiest weeknights.

Get our quick, easy dinner ideas »