Break up the day with a great meal.
Take this recipe as a guidebook and feel free to get creative. Use your favorite grain as the base, then add whatever veggies are in your fridge and top beef. Keep a jar of store bought kimchi on hand for garnish. Get the recipe for Korean beef power bowls here.
Start with leftover chicken and toss it into pita bread with onion, tomato, lettuce, and feta. If you don't want to make the homemade tzatziki, a simple mixture of plain Greek yogurt and lemon will do the trick. Get the recipe for easy chicken gyros with tzatziki here.
This pasta salad comes together with just penne, tuna fish in olive oil, green peas, and celery. You can make the avocado dressing from scratch, or just dress it with whatever is in your fridge like a mixture of mayo, vinegar, and Dijon mustard. Get the recipe for creamy tuna pasta here.
Packaged ramen noodles are stir-fried in a spicy sauce made of gochujang, soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice vinegar. Use what's in your kitchen and add anything from sautéd mushrooms to baby bok choy and soft-boiled egg to your bowl. Get the recipe for spicy fried ramen noodles here.
Sure, there's nothing wrong with your basic grilled cheese on white bread, but why not add some extra ingredients to elevate this childhood classic? Start with pesto and arugula then add anything from sun dried tomatoes to prosciutto. Get the recipe for grilled goat cheese sandwich with pesto and arugula here.
Everything you need for these tasty shrimp bowls comes together on one sheet pan: The cauliflower rice, grilled veggies, and spiced shrimp. Toss everything into a bowl with a drizzle of ranch dressing and a squeeze of lime. Get the recipe for one-pan shrimp fajita bowl here.