If this pandemic lockdown has you shopping less and cooking more, you may be looking for creative ways to turn nonperishables into gourmet meals. Dr. Angie Neison
, a family medicine
and culinary medicine doctor with Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
, knows a thing or two about that.
As a physician, Dr. Neison has a passion for using food and nutrition to help her patients maintain optimal health. And as a mom, Dr. Neison knows all too well the dinnertime crunch of prepping healthy meals on a tight schedule.
These four pantry-perfect recipes come straight from Dr. Neison’s at-home rotation — quick, simple meals that boast a range of unique health benefits.
1. Breakfast: Overnight oats
This mix-it-and-chill-it meal combines fiber-filled oats with your favorite fruit of choice.
2. Lunch: Orzo and chickpea soup
A soup with a broth made of tea? It’s possible — and delicious.
3. Dinner: Zesty vegetarian chili
Sweet potatoes and spices make this chili both healthy and warm to the belly.
4. Snack: 4-ingredient energy balls
The fiber in these tasty morsels will help you feel fuller, longer.