Pizza Frittata – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

188

Pizza Frittata

35 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 8 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 ounces shredded mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add eggs and cherry tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to oven and bake 30 to 35 minutes, until cooked through (a cooked frittata will spring back when you press in the center). Top with mozzarella in the last 5 minutes of cooking.
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Stuffed Peppers With Refried Beans and Cheese – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

293

Stuffed Peppers With Refried Beans and Cheese

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 medium bell peppers
  • 1 can (15 ounces) vegetarian refried beans
  • 2 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Cut bell pepper lengthwise (NOT the way it looks in the picture), and remove seeds and stem.
  3. Fill bell pepper halves with beans and sprinkle cheddar on top.
  4. In a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat, heat oil. When skillet and oil are hot, place filled bell pepper halves in skillet face-up.
  5. Transfer to oven and bake 20 minutes, until pepper is al dente, beans are heated through, and cheese is melted.
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Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes and White Beans With Feta – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

187

Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes and White Beans With Feta

15 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 ounces feta, crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until tomatoes are soft. Add beans, reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes start to break down and beans are very soft, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and add feta. Toss to combine, and serve.
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Eggs and Quinoa in Tomato Sauce – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

118

Eggs and Quinoa in Tomato Sauce

30 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup jarred tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 large eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small skillet, combine tomato sauce, quinoa, and ⅓ cup water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook 15 minutes.
  2. Crack eggs into skillet, season with salt and pepper, and cook additional 10 minutes, until egg whites are cooked through and yolks are soft.
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Tomato-Poached Cod With Rice – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

896

Tomato-Poached Cod With Rice

15 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 cod fillets (4 ounces each), skin removed
  • 1 cup jarred tomato sauce
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked wild rice (or any microwaveable rice)

Instructions

  1. Cook or microwave rice.
  2. Heat oven to 400°.
  3. Season fish on both sides with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. In a medium skillet, bring tomato sauce to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Place fish in skillet and use a spoon to cover completely with sauce. Transfer to oven and bake 10 minutes, until fish flakes easily.
  5. Serve fish and tomato sauce over rice.
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Whole Wheat Pasta With Broccoli and Parmesan – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

422

Whole Wheat Pasta With Broccoli and Parmesan

5 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 4 ounces dry whole wheat pasta
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets (can use frozen!)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 ounces shredded Parmesan

Instructions

  1. Chop broccoli into bite-sized florets, if not using frozen.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add broccoli, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until florets are browned in places, 4 minutes. Add cooked pasta and Parmesan; toss to combine.
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Roasted Tomato and Ricotta Sandwich – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

177

Roasted Tomato and Ricotta Sandwich

2 minPrep Time

45 minCook Time

47 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/2 cup ricotta

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325° and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. On the pan, toss tomatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast 45 minutes, until soft.
  3. While tomatoes cool, toast bread pieces under broiler, cut side up.
  4. Spread bread with ricotta and top with roasted tomatoes.
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Pesto Chicken and Potatoes – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Serves 2

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Pesto Chicken and Potatoes – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

10 minPrep Time

40 minCook Time

50 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 medium chicken breasts (bone in, skin on)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto, divided
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cut potatoes into 2 inch pieces
  2. Heat oven to 375° and line a large sheet pan with parchment paper.
  3. Season chicken on all sides with salt and pepper, then spread ½ tablespoon pesto over the skin of each breast
  4. On the sheet pan, toss potatoes with olive oil and remaining 2 tablespoons pesto. Add chicken breasts to sheet pan.
  5. Roast 40 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
  6. Let chicken rest 5 minutes. Remove bone, slice, and serve.
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Baked Beans With Spinach and Eggs – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Baked Beans With Spinach and Eggs

15 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup baked beans
  • 1 1/2 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 2 large eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small skillet, bring baked beans to a simmer over medium heat. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until spinach is wilted. Crack eggs on top.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to low, until egg whites are cooked through but yolks are still soft.
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Pesto Rice with Egg – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

Pesto Rice with Egg
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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1 cup cooked microwaveable rice (or can cook uncooked rice)
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Beat egg.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add egg and cook, stirring constantly, until egg is just cooked through, 30 seconds. Set aside.
  3. Return skillet to medium heat and add rice, egg and pesto and cook, stirring, until rice is heated through and coated with pesto, 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
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