10 Healthy 15-Minute Meals
Busy day? Avoid the drive thru and pass on pre-packaged meals by whipping up a fast and healthy entrée. Each of the simple recipes below, courtesy of the chefs at Athletes' Performance, packs a healthy dose of muscle-building protein and fiber, which helps control weight and aids in digestion.
Egg whites and fresh bread replace butter and boxed crumbs for a healthier dish. Each serving has 31 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Crushed tortilla chips seasoned with chili powder give this tilapia a crunchy coating. Each filet has 42 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Edamame, broccoli, tomatoes and cucumbers freshen up a traditional Caesar salad. Each bowl has 65 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Forget delivery pizza. You can whip up this flatbread in less than 30 minutes. Each serving has 38 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Chipotle sauce, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper spice up this pasta. Each serving has 25 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Fill a pita with avocado, spinach, tomato, and chicken for a light, refreshing lunch. Each serving has 30 grams of protein and 18 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Whip up this dish flavored with cayenne pepper, soy sauce, red onions, and sesame seeds. This recipe has 28 grams of protein per serving. Get the recipe here.
Coconut milk and Thai green curry paste add Asian flare to this recipe. The best part: Each wrap has 62 grams of protein and 16 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Going low carb? Swap Portobello caps for burger buns. Each serving is packed with 54 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber. Get the recipe here.
Two tablespoons of pesto sauce brings a fresh, creamy taste to a simple salmon filet. Get the recipe here.
About The Author
Tia Albright – Tia Albright is Associate Editor of CorePerformance.com. She joined Athletes' Performance in 2009 from The Knot.