LUNCH/SNACK: Pasta salad
This one is so easy, it’s ridiculous, and it lasts all week!
1 box spiral pasta (I use whole wheat pasta)
1 bottle Italian salad dressing (I use Great Value’s Lite Zesty Italian)
…that’s it! Basically you just cook the pasta according to the box’s directions, then drain and place in an airtight container. Add enough salad dressing to coat all of the pasta, and place sealed container in the refrigerator to cool. Once cold, feel free to eat in my signature style… straight out of the container.
DINNER: Salmon and broccoli with cheese
This isn’t really cooking… but I think it’s a good stand-by dinner plan.
I always have a bag of frozen salmon filets from Walmart on hand, which I bake according to packaged directions with some Lemon-Pepper marinade. For a side, I buy individual “Just-For-One” frozen broccoli with cheese, which can be microwaved. This meal is quick and doesn’t leave you with post-fast-food-calorie remorse.
Cooking for yourself is something I’ve learned to be extremely satisfying. Try these recipes and your skinny jeans will thank you and your mom will applaud you.