Salad is like plant nachos.

You haven’t gone to the store this week. You are too tired to stop by on the way home. You’re trying to eat healthier/save money/practice for your shot at top chef so you’re determined to cook. What do you do?

Relax, Jack and rest your bwain. Try one of these and don’t worry if you don’t have all the ingredients just make it work with what you got!

Tuna Salad over any greens you have (spinach, arugula, iceberg etc.) or served over tomato slices or avocado. Mmmmm avocado.

Orzo salad with olives, tomato (or sun dried tomatoes) and basil.

Thrown Together Cobb Salad– chicken breast chopped, hard boiled egg, bacon, tomatoes, cheese and drizzle with a little olive oil.

from suppers @ sunset

So easy Mexican Chicken Soup-chopped chicken breast, salsa, canned tomatoes, chicken broth.

Stir Fry sauce with beef, shrimp (frozen?), any veg you like over rice or noodles. 1/4 c soy sauce, 1TBS fish sauce, 1TBS hot chile sauce, 1 TBS cornstarch. Whisk together then add to cooked protein until thick.

Who you callin’ a jerk? Tilapia-grab some fish out yo’ freezer and rub some olive oil and jerk seasoning all ova it. Bake in 400˚ oven for 15 minutes. Make your dreams come true by putting a little cilantro budda on it when it comes out the oven.

And generally, shrimp sauteed with some spice mix (cajun, jerk) over anything.

Now get cookin’ so you can take a picture of it and brag on facebook or ya instagram. And while you’re waiting for all that to simmer, bake or boil look at this.

Source: Decatur – Food


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