Minutes To Healthy Munchies

Minutes To Healthy Munchies

Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending hours in the kitchen. These recipes will prove that it takes only minutes to make a delicious and healthful meal.

 

Chopped Cajun Ahi Tuna Salad

Serves 2 

 

  1. Rinse 8 oz. fresh or thawed frozen ahi tuna steaks, pat dry.
  2. Sprinkle tuna with 2 tsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning, rub in.
  3. Coat an 8-inch nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high.
  4. Add tuna; cook for 4 minutes or until the desired doneness, turning once.
  5. In a medium bowl combine ¼ cup light ranch dressing and an additional 1 tsp. of the Cajun seasoning. Add 3 cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce; stir to coat.
  6. To serve, break tuna into bite-size pieces. Divide lettuce mixture between two plates; top with tuna and ¼ cup each cherry tomatoes, chopped celery, chopped green sweet pepper, and sliced green onions.  

 

Tropical Oatmeal

Serves 1 

 

  1. In a small saucepan bring ½ cup each refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk and water to boiling; stir in ½ cup dry multigrain hot cereal, such as Quaker brand, and ⅛ tsp. salt.
  2. Cook over medium-low for 1 to 2 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in ½ tsp. vanilla. Top servings with ¼ cup each plain fat-free Greek yoghurt and chopped mango; 2 Tbsp. chopped macadamia nuts; 2 tsp. shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted; and 2 tsp. honey.  

 

Asian Meatball Stir-Fry

Serves 2  

 

  1. Reserve 2 Tbsp. juice from ¼ cup canned pineapple tidbits (juice pack).
  2. For the sauce, in a bowl stir together juice, 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar, ½ tsp. cornstarch, and ¼ tsp. ground ginger.
  3. In a 10-inch nonstick skillet heat 1 tsp. canola oil over medium-high. Add 6 teriyaki-and-pineapple-flavour chicken meatballs; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add 4 oz. baby bok choy, cut into wedges, and ½ cup sweet pepper strips; stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until veggies are crisp-tender.
  4. Stir sauce; pour into skillet. Add drained pineapple. Stir until sauce thickens. Serve with 1 cup cooked Minute Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley.
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