Easy One-Dish Lunches and Dinners
Who likes to work hard all day and then come home to make a complicated recipe? It’s pretty safe to say that most people aren’t a fan of how difficult it can be to get dinner on the table. Maybe you are trying to be more health-conscious by cutting back on ordering takeout for lunch. Meal prepping is a great cost-effective alternative, but with all the hours of cutting, sauteing, and steaming – you just don’t have time!
If either of these situations sounds familiar or you are simply looking to shake up your meal routine with little added effort, we’ve got you covered!
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Adding PB2 to any recipe is a great way to enjoy your favorite flavors without all the extra fat and calories that are in traditional nut butter options. PB2 also makes cooking quick, healthy, and versatile. But don’t take our word for it!
To show just how simple and yummy PB2 can be, we’ve put together this recipe roundup of easy one-dish lunches and dinners that can be made anytime and any day.
Using only one pot, pan, or sheet these meals will make it easy to eat healthy in a hurry by helping you spend less time in the kitchen and more time relaxing with your family and friends.
Baked Chicken with Peanut Sauce
We may be biased, but this recipe is our favorite family-friendly weeknight dinner. It takes very little time to make and can be easily stored for leftovers. The hardest part is whisking a few ingredients together to make the peanut sauce. After that, it only takes 25 minutes and one baking dish to enjoy perfect, juicy baked chicken!
Loaded Potato Soup
Thick, creamy, vegan, and filled with PB2 Cashew Powder – it’s hard to believe that this one-pot loaded potato soup recipe can align with your health goals! It’s so simple to put together, yet deliciously filling, your family will ask you to make this meal again and again. Bonus tip: add in more veggies if you prefer your soup even heartier.
Tofu and Veggie Stir-Fry with Peanut Butter Sauce
Learning how to stir-fry is a great way to make sure you never eat a boring dinner ever again! With so many flavor options and potential veggie combinations, you don’t ever have to make the same meal twice. But we think you’ll want to put this tofu recipe on repeat after your first bite. Its classic flavors are elevated by our special (and slightly spicy) PB2 peanut butter sauce that we love drizzling on many of our favorite dishes. Give this one a try tonight!
Chicken Burgers with Spicy Peanut Butter Slaw
While this recipe technically uses one bowl to mix the slaw and one bowl to prep the ground chicken, it’s so simple and good – we just had to include it. Juicy patties are amplified to perfection when mixed with the crisp crunch of the spicy peanut butter slaw. The dressing will easily make a vibrant side dish when drizzled over any veggie option. Double points for extra versatility! Try using a store-bought vegetarian or vegan patty if you would prefer a meatless meal.
PB2’s Macro Bowl
Sometimes you just have to use up your leftovers! This recipe is the perfect way to revamp whatever basic ingredients you can find. Add a simple base of rice or greens, veggies, protein, or nuts, and then drizzle with our super sauce for a fast, yet nutritious meal anytime. If you want to shake things up a little, try using oatmeal, barley, farro, quinoa, or brown rice instead of your typical go-to grain.
Thai Peanut Curry
For the perfect combo of savory and sweet, try our takeout dupe Thai peanut curry. You can enjoy the completed dish on its own, add it on top of leftover rice, or even eat a scoop with some warm naan bread. If you prefer a vegetarian option, this recipe can be easily modified by swapping out the chicken for chickpeas and leaving out the fish sauce.
So, now that you have your list of one-dish lunches and dinners, happy cooking!
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