5 Easy Recipes for When You Want to Be Healthy

We all have those nights when we want to order in a pizza to eat in bed while we watch Netflix. Even though those nights are awesome every once in a while, it is important to remember what we eat can significantly impact our mood. So for those nights when you really can't be asked to spend an hour cooking but still want to be healthy here are 5 easy recipes:

1. Chicken Sausage Omelet with Greens and Cheese 

Read as: breakfast for dinner! Who says eggs are just for breakfast? Eggs are inexpensive, a great source of protein, and very versatile. Here is just one example of how to make dinner-worthy eggs but feel free to improvise based on your tastes or what you have on hand. To make this extra filling you can also add some toast or fruit on the side. This is one easy recipe!

2. Quinoa and Sweet Potato Skillet

This recipe may look complicated but it takes just 30 minutes and makes enough for a few meals. Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins and the protein from the quinoa and black beans will keep you full. Best part about this recipe is it is all done in one pan so there is almost no clean up!

3. Chili Glazed Salmon 

It doesn't get much simpler than this recipe; 3 ingredients, 20 minutes. Salmon is full of Omega 3s, which are great for your brain! Serve this fish with some rice, quinoa, or your favorite vegetable and you have a very healthy and filling meal.

4. Cauliflower Fried Rice 

Considering ordering in Chinese food? This easy recipe is the best alternative and it is ready in just 10 minutes. Replace the rice with cauliflower and pair it with whatever veggies you like. Don't stress about the seemingly long ingredient list, most of it is frozen veggies and other ingredients you can keep on hand. Toss in some store bought cooked meat and you have a complete meal.

5. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas 

Combine the ingredients and pop it in the oven, this could not be simpler. Delicious and healthy chicken fajitas with almost no dishes to wash! Serve these in soft tortillas with whatever toppings you like and you have an easy recipe for a weeknight meal.