On a busy night, the last thing most of us want to do is drag out all the pots and pans, and cook a big, heavy meal. Here are a couple of easy and healthy recipes to try out right in your own kitchen. Enjoy one of these light meals tonight, then head out for whatever the evening holds in store for you!
Asparagus and Eggs
Asparagus is a great source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, and eggs are packed with protein. Even better? It's breakfast for dinner! This yields a serving for 1 person so increase amounts for more servings. Toss 6 to 8 Asparagus stalks with 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper. Coat a skillet with olive oil, or cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Cook asparagus until tender, about 5 minutes, tossing a few times to cook evenly. Crack 2 to 3 eggs on top of the asparagus, and cover skillet. Cook until eggs have reached your desired consistency, anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate, season with pepper and serve with crusty bread.
Roasted Broccoli and Chick Peas
Broccoli is a great source of fiber, as well as a ton of vitamins and minerals. Chick peas offer protein, and fiber. Chop 1-2 broccoli crowns into pieces, and toss with chick peas, 2 tbsp. olive oil. Season with sea salt and pepper. Spread on a baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes in an oven heated to 400 degrees. Whisk together 2 tbsp of olive oil, 2 tsp of lemon juice, and 1/4 tsp minced garlic in a bowl. Drizzle over roasted veggies, and serve with grilled chicken or salmon.
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