"17 Minute Meals" Posts

Healthy Basil Pesto Turkey Burger Recipe

pesto burgers healthy recipe Make basil pesto turkey burgers with this turkey burger recipe. Healthy cooking fast recipes for home made pesto and fast meals.

Healthy Holiday Leftover Recipe, Fast Meal!

Use Any Holiday Leftover In This Recipe

This is a great meal to make in a hurry from scratch as well as for using leftovers.

As it reads below, you can take this healthy dish to your table in “17 Minutes or Less” using all fresh ingredients. If you want to use leftovers, just substitute any item you want.

The ingredients below are all raw. If you use cooked leftovers they should be added in as the pasta finishes cooking instead of at the beginning. Be creative! Turkey, beef, squashes, cooked green beans all go perfectly with this …

On The Run Meal – Shrimp Tortillas

Tex-Mex Shrimp Tortilla Wraps Meal

eat on the runThis is a fun 17-Minute or less meal that will be a real treat. When you are pressed for time, instead of stopping for carryout, run into a grocery store and pick up a pound of peeled and de-veined shrimp and the ingredients below (or any other veggies that you want).

Tex Mex Shrimp Tortilla Wraps

You can get this tex mex shrimp meal from your car to the dinner table in less than 17 minutes.

1 Tbs. olive oil
1 red pepper-sliced
1 yellow pepper-sliced
1 red onion-sliced
2 limes- juiced
1 lb. peeled …

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Easy Tomato Soup Made Healthy

Homemade tomato soup will always be healthier even if you take advantage of some modern day conveniences. This recipe is fast enough to fit into our 17-minute meal category. Tomatoes are considered one of the top 10 “super foods” making this popular dish a nutrient powerhouse.

Purchase Quality Ingredients For Tomato Soup

Carefully purchasing your ingredients to ensure that your products are the best quality possible will create a dish that far exceeds the normal can or convenient soup mixes.  I have made some notes below about the items I use or look …

Fun, Fast & Healthy Chili Recipe

Healthy Willy-Nilly Chili Recipe

Healthy Turkey ChiliI call this Willy-Nilly Chili because you can throw it together willy-nilly!

I make it a lot at children’s cooking classes because it is fun, fast and healthy.  Using turkey makes it lower fat without changing the taste.

As part of our Meals In 17 Minutes Or Less series, this chili can be prepared on the stove top or in the microwave … willy-nilly!

Fast, Healthy Chili

1 lb. ground Turkey
1 small onion-diced
1 small green pepper-diced
3 garlic cloves-pressed
2 Tbs. chili powder
Salt and pepper to tango! (you gotta dance while …


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