Delicious and Simple Weeknight Recipes

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With school and extracurricular activities back in session it can be tempting to stop and grab fast food on the weeknights. Keep your family healthy while you keep your wallet happy with these delicious and simple weeknight recipes.
– Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil. 
For a simple and satisfying meal look no further than the produce section. Top cooked pasta with sliced fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, Parmesan and butter for a simple and tasty meal. Add grilled chicken if you desire.
– Beans on Toast. 
This classic English meal is delicious and simple. Heat canned beans and top with cheddar. Serve over buttered toast.
– Cheese and Charcuterie Plate
When in doubt, return to the basics. Roll deli meat and secure using tooth picks. Pair this with some cubes of cheese (such as Brie or Cheddar). Serve with raw veggies and dip or sliced apple.
– Delectable Spinach Salad
Spinach is a healthy and hearty base for any salad. Mix fresh strawberries or dried cranberries with some goat cheese, almonds and spinach for an easy and delicious salad. Mix a simple dressing by adding olive oil to balsamic vinegar.
– Avocado BLT.
Avocado is an excellent way to ass healthy fats to your diet, and add a little something extra to an old classic. Build a sandwich out of toast and add fresh, sliced tomatoes topped with a dash of sea salt, lettuce and bacon. Add a slice of fresh avocado or spread mashed avocado on the toast before assembling.
– Easy and Healthy Tacos
Brown some ground beef with cumin, paprika and chilli powder. Serve in soft or hard taco shells with grated cheddar cheese, shredded romaine lettuce, black olives, guacamole, sour cream and either fresh diced tomatoes or chunky salsa. Make your own guacamole by mashing 3 avocados with 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 a cup of diced onion, 3 tablespoons of chopped, fresh cilantro, and 1 teaspoon of minced garlic. Juice 1 lime into the mix and mash. Can be served chunky or smooth.
Turn your rice into a meal by replacing the water with chicken stock and adding diced onion and frozen peas while you cook it. Serve with chicken or alone.
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