You want to eat delicious meals, but you also want to be heart-healthy.
During the pandemic, many of us have been cooking more at home. Planning your meals can help you save money, save time, and eat a healthier diet. It can also reduce stress, as you avoid last-minute decisions about what to make for dinner.
1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine cup mozzarella cheese and 1 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, mix remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses with cottage cheese. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with foil and coating foil with cooking spray.
Soak the beans overnight using the package directions. Drain well in a colander.
Transfer the beans to a large stockpot. Pour in the water. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until the beans are soft, stirring occasionally.
If your refrigerator is looking pretty bare and you're out of ideas, a well-stocked pantry can literally save the day. Your pantry includes items you keep on the shelf, in the freezer, and in the refrigerator that can be stored for a long period of time.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook rice to package instructions (omitting salt). While the rice is cooking, in skillet over medium heat, brown the turkey. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes more (until onion becomes translucent).
Want to boost flavor without adding extra fat or calories? The secret is to use fresh herbs.
Megan Hanrahan, the dietitian at Dave's Fresh Marketplace, loves helping people choose foods that are good for them (and delicious!). She develops nutrition facts for Dave's prepared foods and creates healthy food options. To help you choose and cook healthy foods, Megan shared these tips.