My Go-To Prep Ahead Meals

Prepping ahead can be a key tool to help you stick to your healthy lifestyle no matter how busy life get. Today I want to share some of my  F A V O R I T E  quick and easy A Healthy Passion meals perfect for those busy weeknights, lunches or those days when you just don’t want to cook! Each of them can either be easily reheated or served cold or at room temp!

Happy Cooking,

xo

Kate


Chicken with Marinated Lentils AHP233
We combine lemony, pan-roasted chicken with delicious marinated lentils for a light but flavor-filled weeknight warmer. And if you’re not a fan of fiber-rich, nutrient-dense lentils, then this is the recipe that will make you fall in love!       Continue reading “My Go-To Prep Ahead Meals”

Cooking Technique – Pan-Roasting Meat like a Pro!

Tools Required:

12-Inch Nonstick Skillet – I love Calphalon brand! They’re affordable and have a nice, heavy bottom! A good cast-iron skillet would also be ideal for this technique. I find mine at local antique stores and markets.

Tongs – A sturdy pair of tongs makes flipping meat a breeze. Bonus points if they have nonstick tips to prevent scratching your new pan! I love this pair!

Meat Thermometer (Optional) – This is a great tool to have on hand to make sure you’re not overcooking your meat (like most people do). I use mine quite frequently, especially when I am multi-tasking. Which is almost always!

My Thought Process: 

This is probably the simplest and most mouth-watering way to cook a piece of protein and my focus here is on simplicity. You basically sear your meat to get a crust and then slide it into the oven and forget about it (until your timer goes off)! See? Simple!
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