There are few main-course meals you can pull together in minutes with a heavier nutritious punch than Split Pea Lentil Soup. Preparing this meal is a Veteran Move in itself because it’s just chop, slice, measure and dump it into a preheated slowcooker.
This Pasta a la Vodka has everything needed to get the taste restaurant quality right. It turned out great the first time I tried it and then I added some key ingredients to significantly boost its nutritional punch!
Sheet Pan Pineapple Chicken Fajitas offers all the nutritional punch of peppers and pineapple. Chicken is also chock full of vitamins and minerals essential to psychological health as well as body tissue strength and cell growth. Nutritionists also agree that consuming chicken is useful in protecting eye, nail and oral health, treats anemia, can boost your immune system and really can improve your seasonal cold.
Comfort food can also be healthy food. Here’s a lower-carb version of a favourite comfort option: Philly Cheesesteaks that I absolutely love.
For my money THE most important Veteran Tool in my kitchen is my Smith’s mini-sharpener. Sharp knives are a must for every cook because they’re safer to use. Even the best quality knives make cooking a chore if they’re allowed to go dull.
Few dishes can be considered more comforting than a good pasta in Alfredo sauce. Add chicken, spinach and even mushrooms and I think you’ve got something very special.
Easy Pork Sheet Pan really only takes minutes to prepare but the results look and taste great! I like to use boneless centre cut pork loin chops, about 1/2 inch thick, as the protein centrepiece and new potatoes are a terrific compliment.
Yep, bowls have been THE thing for diners for years and I think they’re easy to prepare and deliver a great nutritional punch. You’ll find a bunch of them on this blog including this one, the Veteran Moves Beef and Broccoli Buddha Bowl.
One of the most common, most delicious and easiest to prepare ‘Sunday type dinners’ is roast chicken. It’s hard to think of a more comforting and appetizing aroma and I’ve got to tell you… it’s really easy to prepare.
Sheet Pan Pineapple Salmon Fajitas are another tried and tested all-in-one sheet pan meal that is easy to prepare and produces impressive results. Served as is, on cooked white rice or in pre-warmed tortillas ‘fajita-style’, this week night dinner dish comes together very quickly and looks as good on the plate as it tastes on your fork.