Recipe: Cherry Pecan Grain Salad
Looking for time-saving tips for making delicious lunches and dinners? One of the keys to simplifying mealtime is to make the most of each meal you prep. Make big batches of key ingredients like proteins, grains and veggies one night so you can easily reinvent leftovers for lunch or dinner the following days.
Here are a few of our favorite ways to turn ingredients from one night’s dinner into easy new dishes the next day.
7 Double Duty Dinners
First Meal: Roasted or Grilled Vegetables
Second meal: Enjoy sandwiches for lunch or sauté potatoes, onions and leftover beef (top with an egg, if desired) for a hearty roast beef hash for dinner.
First Meal: Cooked Pasta
First Meal: Baked Sweet Potatoes
Second meal: Make a quick bisque by puréeing peeled cooked or mashed sweet potatoes with stock and coconut milk. Stir in a little curry powder or add cooked rice and chopped chicken or turkey for a hearty entrée.