Tuna and Lentil Salad
Classic nicoise gets even nicer with lentils for extra fiber and protein. With tuna, bright tomatoes and a touch of vinegar and Dijon, every bite of this simple-to-make salad is more interesting than the last. Make it for dinner, then take it for lunch the next day.
Broccoli and Chicken Stir-fry
Chicken thighs are an inexpensive way to add tons of flavor to a dish, and this particular weekday winner also stars hoisin sauce and crisp Chinese-style noodles. A little crunch, a little zing, and a whole lot of easy, satisfying YUM factor – it all adds up to a happy family meal.
Chicken and Fusilli in a Creamy Balsamic Sauce
Chicken and pasta can be a little ho-hum, but not this time. We’ve banished boredom with sweet balsamic and slightly bitter radicchio, with a splash of half and half for good measure. What you get is a quick 30-minute meal with a creamy sauce that’s perfect for even the pickiest palates. (That means family-friendly!)
Nut-Crusted Chicken with Green Beans
Gluten-free folks, this one is for you. Bypass bread crumbs in favor of finely chopped nuts for a crisp breading that just might become your new go-to. (Shhh…the secret ingredient is a dash of cinnamon!)