Mindful Nurse Recipe Box

Taking care of yourself includes eating healthy, but it doesn’t have to mean boring food.

In this collection of delicious and nutritious recipes you’ll find salads, entrees, and desserts, as well as make-ahead lunch ideas to help you avoid vending machine and fast food options.

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Garlic Chicken Tomato Sauce RecipeGarlic Chicken with Spicy Tomato Sauce

It is said that food tastes better when you eat it with your family. If you feel inspired to cook something new for the ones you love, try this quick, easy and SO tender basil garlic chicken, drenched in a rich tomato sauce. A rich and flavorful dinner on the table in 30 minutes!

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry ShortcakeSix ingredients are all you need for this quick and easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe. Store-bought individual cakes make prep time a breeze.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cake and 1/3 cup sauce). You won’t believe this delicious, classic dessert is low in calories and in fat. You even have wiggle room to add a scoop of fat-free vanilla ice cream to top it off.

get the recipe at health.com

 

 

Quinoa and Cucumber Noodles Salad with Avocado Dressing

Quinoa and Cucumber Noodles Salad with Avocado Dressing

This fresh, crunchy quinoa salad is exactly what you need when it’s too hot to turn on the oven. Packed with nutrient-dense veggies and tossed in a creamy, avocado-based dressing, it will leave you feeling full and energized throughout the day.

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

 

Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil with PineappleLemon Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil with Pineapple

This lemon garlic butter salmon is a breeze to make and the method of cooking it all together in a foil pouch seals in moisture and keeps the sweet aroma intact.

A no-fuss weeknight dinner with no clean up!

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

 

Sheet Pan Honey Chili ChickenSheet Pan Honey Chili Chicken

Hearty and deliciously nutritious, this sheet-pan chicken takes gourmet dinners to new levels. Dress juicy roasted chicken thighs in a spicy sweet marinade and serve with a side of sweet bell peppers and rice or bulgur. The perfect quick & easy dinner for tonight!

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

 

 

Cucumber Tomato SaladCucumber Tomato Salad

This refreshing cucumber and tomato salad is perfect for a casual dinner or for feeding a crowd at a potluck. Fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and basil are drizzled with a balsamic and oil dressing for a flavorful finish. Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe – A quick and easy summer staple, this cucumber and tomato salad goes well with fish, chicken, pork, or a plate filled with veggies! Add in onions too if you like!

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

Asparagus and Steak Fajita Roll-UpsAsparagus and Steak Fajita Roll-Ups

Add a touch of gourmet to your steak dinner with these asparagus and steak fajita roll-ups, full of the bold flavors of the Southwest.

This amazing low-carb, paleo version of your favorite steak fajitas ditches the flour tortilla and adds a green touch of Spring with crips asparagus.

Serve with a fresh spin of lemon, cilantro and greek yogurt dipping sauce on the side.

get the recipe at eatwell101.com

perfectly fruity iced tea recipePerfectly Fruity Iced Tea

There are a few trademark things folks think of when they think of the South. Those tend to be things like friendly people, sunny weather, and sweet iced tea—very sweet. A classic Southern sweet tea recipe can be very simple—just tea, sugar, water, and lemon if you so choose.

If you love a good party or BBQ, or simply sitting in the backyard watching kids play, you’ll enjoy each sip of an icy glass of this sweet fruity tea. Strong and sweet, it is the perfect balance of flavors for a thirst-quenching refresher. Just give it a try!

get this recipe at eatwell101.com

Roasted Potato SaladRoasted Potato Salad

Super nourishing and packed with flavor, this roasted potato salad is the perfect summery side dish to you BBQ menu, plus it is incredibly easy to make!

Roasted potatoes are tossed with bell peppers, corn, red onion, grape tomato, and jalapeño.

A smooth cilantro dressing adds a refreshing finish.

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Frozen Lime SouffléFrozen Lime Soufflé

Nothing is cooler and more refreshing than a frozen citrus dessert. The top of this one stands above the rim of the dish with the help of a foil collar, which should be removed once the mixture sets.

Because you can make them a day ahead, these frozen soufflés are ideal to complement a fuss-free holiday dessert. They are out of this world delicious with their ultra-silky texture and pure lime taste, and no danger of them sinking too fast like baked soufflés!

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Blueberry Ice CreamBlueberry Coconut Ice Cream Dream

Vegan and egg-free, this dreamy blueberry coconut ice cream is perfect for dessert, snack time, or anytime. With only three ingredients and easy to make, deliciousness can be as close as your freezer!

This recipe does require some patience as ice cream making requires some time, however the result is more than worth it. I hope you love this ice cream as much as we did. Tony and I chomped down on it after watching Game of Thrones last night. Just too dang good.

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Brownies Bars recipeRave-Worthy Brownie Bars

These scratch-made, fresh baked brownie bars are 300% better than boxed brownie.

Whip up this rich, fudgy chocolate treat in no time for a decadent dessert or snack everyone will go crazy about.

Note: To cut the brownie in nice sleek bars, refrigerate overnight, or one hour minimum.

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Kiwi Strawberry Fruit PopsiclesKiwi Strawberry Fruit Popsicles

Making popsicles is one of those things that once you do it, you are addicted. It is SO easy and so great because you can add exactly what you want your kids to be eating.

A  versatile and healthier dessert — These kiwi strawberry fruit popsicles are made of 100% fruit and are completely delicious and refreshing for hot spring and summer days.

Plus, they’re easy to make in a regular muffin pan!

get this recipe at eatwell101.com

baked cauliflower in oven recipeWhole Roasted Cauliflower with Butter Sauce

A whole roasted cauliflower recipe you can make in a blink. For a lovely light main course, or a gorgeous side, this is your new favorite way to eat cauliflower!

Crisp, tender, and SO delicious!

Note: For a smokey non-vegetarian version, add crumbled bacon on top of the roasted cauliflower.

get this recipe at eatwell101.com

strawberry tomato cup recipeStrawberry Salsa Tomato Cups

Did you know that Strawberries are considered a superfood and are ranked second among the top ten antioxidant containing fruits? They are packed full of vitamin C, potassium, folate, phytonutrients and fiber, which aid in a healthy heart.

A  light and healthy starter, perfect for a summer cookout. These tomato cups filled with a fragrant strawberry salsa come together in less than 10 minutes and the combination of sweet and tangy flavors is so addictive.

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spring roll noodle saladSpring Roll Noodle Salad

If you’re looking for something fresh and light, try out this avocado noodle salad. You’ll find yourself making it well into the summer and beyond.

A light, bright noodle salad packed with protein and vitamins and perfect for spring nights. Crisp carrots, scallion, red onion, cucumber and cilantro are served over a bed of rice noodles tossed with sesame seeds and a drizzle of honey-ginger vinaigrette.

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garlic honey lemon shrimp grilled recipeGarlic Honey Lemon Grilled Shrimp

Garlic Honey Lemon Grilled Shrimp is healthy, incredibly flavorful, and quick to make for a warm-weather dinner.

The tangy sweet glaze is prepared with honey, lemon, garlic and ginger with a kick of chili pepper. A perfect crowd-pleaser!

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Honey Sesame Chicken Lunch BowlHoney Sesame Chicken Lunch Bowl

Make these Honey Sesame Chicken Lunch Bowls ahead of time and you’ll have FOUR work lunches ready and waiting!

These honey sesame chicken lunch bowls are actually just a stir fry, divided into four containers.

These honey sesame chicken lunch bowls can be ready in under 30 minutes.

get this recipe from sweetpeasandsaffron.com

Greek Chicken Meal Prep BowlsGreek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

These greek chicken meal prep bowls with greek sauce and cucumber salad make an inexpensive and well-balanced lunch option for the office or on campus. Devoting a bit of extra time on Sunday will make for four effortless eats for the week!

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Rainbow Peanut Noodles Lunch BowlRainbow Peanut Noodles Lunch Bowl

This amazing dish is chocked full of healthy veggies and a tasty homemade peanut sauce.  But what’s also notable about this recipe is that it’s made healthier with a brand of whole-wheat pasta that’s actually good.  (Yes, you read correctly, I just used whole wheat pasta and good in the same sentence, which is a first for me.)  Trust me, you’re gonna love it.

get this recipe from gimmesomeoven.com

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