Veggie loaded nachos
Here is a super quick meal that you can throw together in 30 minutes. By using a rotisserie chicken, canned chicken, or a package of pre-seasoned pre-cooked chicken strips found in the frozen section this recipe requires very minimal work. You can modify the portions to make it work in a Galanz or air fryer. Adapted from EatingWell.
Check out this recipe from Prime driver Andrew! Andrew runs team or trains a student and has found that cooking on his truck is a great way to be healthy OTR. It's a "surprise" because you throw whatever veggies you have on hand in it so it can turn out different every time. This is a meal prep recipe that should last you a week or so and you'll need a large container or multiple containers to store it.
Avocado & egg toast
This recipe has everything, complex carb from the toast, fiber to fill you up from the non-starchy veggies, healthy fats and fiber from the avocado and of course a great dose of protein to keep you full for hours from the eggs!
Southwest Burrito Bowl
Add some flavor and veggies to your eggs in the morning! A recipe that works great in the microwave and can take on a variety of veggies depending on your preferences.
Try this refreshing smoothie using either powdered ginger or a tube of pureed ginger form the produce aisle for all kinds of health benefits! Ginger soothes the stomach, reduces bloating and gas, supports heart health and good blood glucose levels. Ginger goes well with peach or pear so this is an opportunity to use some canned fruits.
Yummy Salmon Cakes
Use some pantry staples to make these quick salmon cakes. Did you know that canned salmon is an excellent source of calcium, protein, and healthy fats! Pair with a salad or another non-starchy veggie. Can be cooked in a pan, air fryer, or Galanz!
Instapot veggie packed chili
Here is a recipe to complete in 30-40 minutes using the Instapot. Even if you don't normally like a lot of veggies you're guaranteed to like the veggies in this recipe because the flavors hide them so well! If you choose the canned and frozen version of veggies you will have less prep time.
This smoothie recipe is a great breakfast replacement for when you have got a busy morning! Any of the fruits can be switched out for your preference. Blue, red, & purple fruits & veggies like strawberries, berries, apples, & red cabbage contain a polyphenol called Anthocyanin which give the produce those colors. Anthocyanins actually promote microbial diversity of GOOD bacteria & the anthocyanins from 2 cups of blueberries increase insulin sensitivity, lower visceral adipose tissue & improve satiety
Banana bread overnight oats
This is a good one if you like bananas! Make sure to look at those added sugars on your chocolate chips and try to find one with less than 5g of ADDED sugar per serving.
Sheet-pan fajita bowls
Throw all of the ingredients onto a pan and you've got a quick, nutrient dense dinner. If you do cook this in Galanz, divide ingredients in half to cook in two rounds or half the recipe.
Berry overnight oats
Overnight oats are an easy breakfast option to prep the night before. Oats are super filling because of the fantastic fiber in there but this recipe also has a protein source that will also keep you full for hours. The Greek yogurt is a great source of probiotics, the good bacteria for your gut. Blue, red, & purple fruits & veggies like berries, apples, & red cabbage contain a polyphenol called Anthocyanin which give the produce those colors. Anthocyanins actually promote microbial diversity of GOOD bacteria & the anthocyanins from 2 cups of blueberries increase insulin sensitivity, lower visceral adipose tissue & improve satiety.
Tastes like a frozen & blended PB&J! Adapted from skinnytaste.com
Turkey sausage and kale soup
Easy, quick meal with great flavor that hides the kale well if you are not a kale lover 😉 Provides a whopping 8g of fiber per serving!
Keep the pineapple off your pizza and put it in this smoothie instead. You can use canned pineapple in its own juice or water!
Chia seed protein pudding
No cooking required and a great option for breakfast meal prep for your week! Chia seeds are a fantastic source of Omega-3 fats and soluble fiber. These are both potent PREbiotic food sources for the good bacteria in your gut that help you fight off disease, make compounds that help you avoid overeating, help in insulin sensitivity and the list goes on!
Chocolate peanut butter overnight oats
Who doesn't like chocolate and PB together?! Tastes like you are eating a reeses cup melted in your oatmeal! Overnight oats are a fantastic way to meal prep breakfast.
Sheet Pan Pineapple Pork
Did you know pineapple contains enzymes that digest meat? Try this recipe in the oven or Galanz for a savory sweet meal in under an hour. Adapted from eating well.com
Mocha overnight oats
Have your caffeine in your breakfast! Chocolate protein powder with instant coffee makes this a nutritious jumpstart to your day.
Veggie skillet omelet
Do you need a filling breakfast full of veggies to fuel your metabolism for the day? This recipe is simple, requires minimal prep, and has lots of great protein and fiber to keep you full. Use the liquid egg carton for easy storage of eggs in your truck, and option to use canned veggies (canned spinach or canned tomatoes) to have no prep.
Turkey white bean chili
A chili recipe with no tomatoes that can be done on the stove top, slow cooker, or instapot. Big enough to feed the whole family or use for meal prep.Pair with 1 cup steamed veggies or 2 cups of a salad kit to meet non-starchy veggie needs.