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If your plate includes lots of colorful vegetables, your healthy meal is off to a good start. Include a type of whole grain, such as brown rice, whole wheat bread, or whole wheat tortillas. For protein, think lean. Good choices are grilled chicken, fish, or pork, or beans or tofu. For cooking, use healthy fats, such as olive or canola oil. Flavor your foods with herbs and lemon instead of salt.
Here are a few ideas for making quick, healthy dinners.
When you have foods within reach, you can pull together a quick dinner if you're pressed for time. Here are a few ideas for foods to keep on hand:
Look for precut, washed, ready-to-eat foods such as:
Start with one or two prepared ingredients, and then add your own fresh ingredients. Try the following ideas:
Current as of:
March 3, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
Current as of: March 3, 2020
Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine
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