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Quick meal ideas using leftover grilled chicken

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Quick meal ideas using leftover grilled chicken

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Quick meal ideas using leftover grilled chicken

  1. 1. Q u i c k M E A L I D E A S U S I N G L E F T O V E R Grilled Chicken REALLIVINGNUTRITION.COM
  2. 2. Getting healthy meals on the table can be challenging; the trick is strategic meal planning
  3. 3. Think about what meals will make good leftovers and what types of foods can be cooked once and used in a variety of ways
  4. 4. In the end, it means far less cooking and a variety of healthy meals can hit the table each night
  5. 5. Grilled chicken can easily create a variety of tasty meals throughout the week. Here are some ideas for grilled chicken meals:
  6. 6. Chicken Tacos Create a taco bar night Chicken is already cooked; all you have to do is slice and reheat it. Throw out some fresh lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, avocado, and tortillas A fast and delicious meal your whole family can enjoy
  7. 7. Mixed Salad Greens with Grilled Chicken Makes a great and quick lunch or dinner option. Throw some mixed greens in a bowl with all your favorite salad toppings. Add the grilled chicken and you are ready to eat!
  8. 8. Rice, Beans, and Grilled Chicken Cook up some rice and beans and add some veggies like sautéed bell peppers, tomatoes, and corn. Add the sliced and reheated chicken. Now you have a wonderful Southwestern rice bowl
  9. 9. Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken Cook some pasta, add some sun-dried tomatoes, and a few of your favorite veggies like steamed green beans or zucchini. Add the reheated and sliced grilled chicken, mix with pesto sauce Try the recipe below: Grilled chicken pasta with pesto
  10. 10. Chicken Panini Assemble the grilled chicken onto some bread with some spinach or your favorite veggies with a cheese of your choice. Place the sandwich on the panini maker and you have a fast and simple lunch
  11. 11. Gourmet Chicken Grilled Cheese Lightly butter one side of two slices of bread. Add some sliced grilled chicken,with you favorite type of cheese(s), spinach, or other toppings. Enjoy with some tomato bisque soup
  12. 12. Chicken Salad Mix together chopped celery stalks, cranberries, light mayo or greek yogurt, sliced almonds, and grilled chicken Pair with a salad or make into a sandwich
  13. 13. Chicken Omelette Start the morning off with a healthy breakfast Add grilled chicken with your favorite ingredients such as goat cheese, spinach and cherry tomatoes to make an omelette
  14. 14. You don't have to stick to just chicken, throw some skirt steaks or pork tenderloin on the grill and use them in similar ways
  15. 15. The idea is to grill several servings of meat in one night so you can throw together some quick healthy meals during the week
  16. 16. Cooked meats can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days
  17. 17. Vegetarian? Use the same idea with cooked grain. Make several servings and build a variety of meals from the one base
  18. 18. Do you have some good healthy meal planning strategies? We would love to hear about them! Share with us on facebook or twitter
  19. 19. Real Living Nutrition A balanced approach to healthy eating in the real world

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