Quick Omelet

Quick Omelet

Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • spinach
  • cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Add eggs to a microwave-safe bowl or mug and stir until the egg whites and egg yolks become one mixture (the longer you stir, the fluffier your omelet).
  • Add a pinch of salt and pepper and your favorite mix-ins (I chose spinach and cheddar cheese).
  • Microwave for 2-3 minutes until the eggs are set and cooked through. Allow to cool, top with extra cheese, and enjoy!
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Italian Caprese Pasta Bowl

Italian Caprese Pasta Bowl

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup pasta choice- preferably whole grain
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 oz small fresh mozzarella balls
  • a few basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Pour pasta into a large bowl and pour water to cover pasta completely. Microwave for 6 min, 30 sec (or until tender). Drain when complete.
  • Slice tomatoes into fourths (optional- can also leave them whole). Chop basil (can also tear up with hands).
  • Add mozzarella balls to pasta and warm in microwave for 45 sec to melt it.
  • Add basil and tomatoes to pasta and cheese bowl, along with 1 tsp olive oil, and salt & pepper.
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Cauliflower Mac N’ Cheese

Cauliflower Mac N' Cheese

Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 4 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup frozen cauliflower florets or fresh with a bit of water
  • 1 ounce cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • In small microwavable dish with lid, microwave cauliflower covered for about a minute.
  • Remove from microwave and chop cauliflower into small pieces (optional).
  • Microwave for another 50 seconds or so, then add shredded cheese.
  • Microwave for another 10 seconds or so.
  • Stir melted cheese in, then stir in heavy cream until sauce forms.
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Sweet Potatoes with Warm Black Bean Salad

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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 14.5 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped finely keep extra for garnish
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 4 Tbs sour cream

Instructions
 

  • Scrub the sweet potatoes, then cook the sweet potatoes in the microwave until they’re soft – about 10 minutes.
  • Combine the tomatoes, black beans, spices, and olive oil in a microwave safe bowl. Cook in the microwave for 3 minutes.
  • Add 1/4 cup cilantro and the lime juice and mix thoroughly.
  • Cut deep into the sweet potatoes, and fill with the black bean salad.
  • Top with sour cream and some extra cilantro.
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Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 11 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups microwaveable rice try brown rice for a healthier option
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 eggs

Sauce:

  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil – optional but recommended
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar – optional
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger – optional

Instructions
 

  • First, cook some instant brown rice in the microwave.
  • Crack some eggs in a bowl, then add garlic powder, low sodium soy sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil. Beat it all together.
  • Pour the cooked rice in a large glass bowl, then top it with frozen peas and carrots. Place the bowl in the microwave with a paper plate on top and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Pour in the egg mixture, stir and then cook it again for about 2 minutes.
  • Let it slightly cool, then stir it up and enjoy.
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Chicken Tenders with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Tenders with Peanut Sauce

Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 9 mins

Ingredients
  

  • Chicken breast tenders

Seasonings:

  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • pinches of sea salt & pepper

Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons powdered peanut butter & 2 tablespoons water or, can use 1 tbsp regular peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey optional

Instructions
 

  • Mix together powdered peanut butter with a few tablespoons of water.
  • Then add a little low sodium soy sauce, raw honey and sriracha. Mix it up and set it aside.
  • Then, season chicken breast tenders with cumin, sea salt & pepper.
  • Spray the meat with olive oil, then cook in the microwave for 3-3.5 minutes.
  • After that, check on the chicken to ensure it is not burning, then cook it for another 2.5 to 3 minutes.
  • Finally, check it one last time to make sure the chicken is completely cooked. Serve over lettuce or with vegetables (can use microwaveable!) and rice.
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