Are you planning to cook just for the two of you? Well, there is nothing like a healthy and refreshing meal that uses all the tasty yet extremely nutritious ingredients. However, when you have to make dinner for two, it means you will have to use just the right quantities of everything otherwise there will be too much leftover food to deal with. How about some easy-to-make healthy recipes that can be prepared in just enough servings for two people? Whether you’re alone with your spouse for the weekend or simply catching up with an old friend, you are going to love them.
Do you want to say excitedly “Dinner is served” to your partner? Here are the top 3 healthy recipes for you to try when you have to cook for just the two of you:
- Chicken Thighs Marsala: This is one of the most loved recipes out there because of many reasons. First, it uses chicken, which is a favorite of many people and especially those who want to lose weight. Second, it is extremely easy to make. Since thighs are used, you can be assured that the chicken pieces would not be dry and bland. Other ingredients used are shallots, mushrooms, and Marsala wine. It is also considered a romantic dinner option that you can combine with a side salad or anything else that your partner enjoys.
- Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili: Sweet potato, black beans and tomatoes is not only a healthy combination, it is something nobody can resist. And if you’re short on time, this one is going to fulfill all your requirements. Simply gather just enough quantities of all ingredients to make servings for the two of you so that there are no leftovers. It can be easily prepared using olive oil to make it even healthier and tastier. Add spices according to your taste and you’re all set to go!
- Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken: This one is extremely easy to make because all you have to do is gather up some veggies and make a fantastic healthy salad for the two of you. You may use leftover chicken pieces in cubes for this recipe but if you have enough time you can prepare some really delicious chicken to add to this amazing salad. Use your creativity and play with cucumbers, bell peppers, broccoli, tomatoes and anything else that you and your partner enjoy.
Healthy recipes come in many forms and shapes but the most beneficial ones are those that are not only delicious but also fulfill your calorie intake requirements. We have described here three very popular recipes in three different categories. The second one is purely vegetarian and the third one uses optional chicken. You can omit the ingredients you don’t like or would want to avoid for some reasons. Choose one that suits your dieting requirements as well as taste buds and make a healthy dinner or lunch for just two people.