All posts tagged: healthyeating

Lemon Garlic Spaghetti

Originally posted on Girl Meets Soul:
Here’s a simple pasta recipe that’s delicious with or without meat.  Anytime the hubby and I have a hankering for a non-salad vegetarian meal, this is our go to.  Between our busy schedules, cooking an elaborate meal is few and far between, so I often try recipes that don’t take longer than 30 minutes to make–this is one of them! You’ll need: 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 6 tablespoons lemon juice 4 chicken flavor bouillon cubes 1/2 teaspoon pepper (fresh ground is best) 1 lb. spaghetti or 1 lb. angel hair pasta, cooked to package directions 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) 1/4 cup parsley 1 tbsp. basil How to make: 1. In large skillet, cook garlic in olive oil on medium heat until golden. 2. Add lemon juice, bouillon, basil and pepper. 3. Cook and stir until bouillon dissolves. 4. In large bowl, toss pasta, garlic mixture and parsley; serve immediately.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese for an extra boost of protein! It’s…

Salmon Burgers with Basil Butter

I’m always  looking for more ways to incorporate fish into my diet.  These days, our diet is saturated with fats, large amounts of sugar and even more sodium.  But salmon is one super food often overlooked.  Packed with essential nutrients such as vitamins B12 and B3, over 80% of your daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is one of the best additions one can make to a diet if looking to shed stored fat and gain lean muscle. This dish is a tasty and fun way to incorporate all of those benefits into one amazingly flavored dish.