Quick Dinners That Save Time & Money

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How many times have you had to come up with dinner ideas, but you didn’t have much time, or you were tired, or, or, or?

I have one GIGANTIC secret in my arsenal.

If you have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand, you can make great dinners appear like magic.

Like tonight –  I had a chicken breast cooked. I had planned to make chicken wraps. Shred the chicken, put out refried beans, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and finish off with cool, sweet cantaloupe.

At the last minute we decided to have barbequed chicken sandwiches with melted mozeralla instead. I made a kitchen sink salad – green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, brocolli, carrots, green onions and crasiens with a red wine vinaigrette dressing – and we still topped it off with the cool, sweet cantaloupe.

Either way – it’s good eating!

You can even make a cheese omlet, or a spanish omlet with a great salad and some fruit.

Baked sweet potato, or baked potato (OK, micro – baked)  with a salad or fresh green bean, and a piece of chicken, or tuna, or steak – TA DA! Dinner’s ready!

One pan, few dishes, quick & easy – and you’ll feel great after you eat it. Can you beat that?

It’s cheaper than fast food.

And – you’ll save money on sick days, drugs, doctors and such. You’ll have lower blood pressure, your skin will look great, you’ll lose weight, you’ll have more energy, you’ll think more clearly, and you’ll be more productive.

Not to mention that you’ll cut your risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other not so nice diseases.

It really is a good deal – wouldn’t you say?

Make it a point to keep fresh fruits and vegeables on hand and you’ll never be at a loss for a quick dinner.

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