4 Healthy Cooking Meals To Make For Family

Healthy Cooking Meals For Family

Eating with the family is one of the best ways to spend quality time with loved ones. Whether you have the habit of eating breakfast or dinner with your family, that time is really special. Make your family dining table time more memorable and extra special by cooking and serving these healthy cooking meals.

Slow Cooker Tortilla Chicken Soup

This hearty soup is made with chicken, bean, and tortilla chips along with healthy vegetables. This slow cooker recipe is flavorful to the core and is sure to amuse your taste buds.

Healthy Cooking Meals To Cook For Family
4 Healthy Cooking Meals To Make For Family

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken thighs
  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 15-20 tortilla chips
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 chopped jalapenos
  • 10 ounce diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups of water
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • Salt, cumin, and chili powder
  • Lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro (chopped)

Method

Take a slow cooker and mix together chicken, beans, onion, tomatoes, garlic, water, jalapeno, salt, chili powder, broth and cumin. Cook on high flame for 3 hours followed by slow cooking on low flame for 5 hours. Remove the chicken thighs and allow them to cool. Now remove the bones and return the meat in the cooker. Pour some lemon juice. Next, crumble a handful of tortilla chips in the soup bowls and pour some soup. Garnish with cheese as well as cilantro before serving.

Pasta With Peas And Salmon

Looking for great pasta ideas with chicken? Try this pasta recipe with salmon and delight your whole family. One of the perfect healthy cooking meals for dinner!

Ingredients

  • 8.5 oz. whole-wheat pasta
  • 1-2 medium-sized onions
  • 4.9 oz. frozen peas
  • 2-3 Tbsp. butter
  • 4.9 oz. half-fat crème Fraiche
  • ½ vegetable stock cubes
  • A bunch of chives
  • 2 salmon fillets (skinless chunks)
  • Salt and pepper

Method

Cook your pasta by following the directions on the pack. Melt butter in a frying pan and sauté onions. Now add frozen peas, fraîche, and salmon fillets. Next, add water and the vegetable stock cube. Cook until cooked through. Now add chives followed by some salt and pepper. Add the pasta and mix well before serving.

Spiced Oven-Fried Potatoes

Potato wedges can be enjoyed solely or a part of healthy meals. These spiced potato wedges are a great alternative to regular French fries.

Ingredients

  • 3 large potatoes (cut into wedges)
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 Tsp. chili powder
  • 2 Tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove (sliced)
  • Salt to taste

Method

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Take the potato wedges and coat with vegetable oil and some salt. Arrange the wedges on a baking sheet and roast for about half an hour. Take out the baking sheet and sprinkle some oregano and chili powder over the wedges. Again bake the potato wedges for about 15 minutes or so.

Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry

Chicken curry is always a delight and makes for one of the incredibly healthy cooking meals. Give a regular chicken curry a new twist with sweet potato, peas, and red lentils. You can add spices of your choice but don’t forget to add korma paste for flavor.

Ingredients

Healthy Cooking Meals To Make For Family
4 Healthy Cooking Meals To Make For Family
  • 2 chicken breast fillets (skinless & cut into pieces)
  • 3 Tbsp. korma paste
  • 11 oz. sweet potatoes (chopped into chunks)
  • 1 Tbsp. rapeseed oil
  • 1.5 cups coconut milk
  • 6-7 tbsp. red lentils
  • 7 oz. frozen peas
  • 8 oz. cherry tomatoes
  • 300 ml water
  • Salt to taste

Method

Take a frying pan and heat the oil. Add the korma paste and stir for a few seconds. Now add the chicken, lentils, and sweet potatoes. Next, add coconut milk followed by water. Bring to boil and then cook on simmer flame for 20 minutes. At last, add the peas, potatoes, and some salt and cook for 5 minutes.

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