Fast & Healthy Meals for Older Adults | Executive Care of North Dallas

Fast & Healthy Meals for Older Adults

It goes without saying that good nutrition is essential to everyone—especially seniors! But not all of our loved ones have the energy or desire to spend a ton of time cooking. That’s why we’ve rounded up these easy recipes!

Balanced Breakfasts

Don’t let your loved one skip the most important meal of the day. These fast fixes are perfect for anyone.

Get the day off to a quick start with this microwave-friendly banana split oatmeal. This versatile recipe makes a sweet breakfast or a healthy dessert!

Looking for some savory fare? This delightful breakfast frittata comes together more quickly than you might think and serves two—or makes leftovers for the next day!

Hearty Lunch Salads

Salads are great for a fast and nutritionally dense lunch! These are perfect side dishes or can be paired with protein as meals on their own.

A Chinese chicken cabbage salad is hearty and packs in lots of flavor and nutrients! Not a fan of cabbage? Try subbing your favorite lettuce instead. 
 A classic three bean salad is an explosion of protein and taste that can be made ahead of time. This recipe also makes an easy breezy side dish to bring to the next family gathering.

Pair an easy Greek salad with some leftovers for a delightful balanced meal! This salad comes together in just 10 minutes and makes a meal on its own when topped with your favorite protein.

Feeling fruity? Try this low-calorie, nutritionally dense poppy seed fruit salad!

Easy One Pot Dinners

An instant pot or slow cooker is all your loved one needs to make some delectable one-dish dinners!

Is anything more filling than a hearty beef stew? This recipe calls for an instant pot to come together as quickly as possible, but will still provide big taste with little effort in a slow cooker!

This one pot chicken teriyaki recipe is perfect for feeding lots of family members or yielding leftovers for easy dinner all week! Make this recipe faster and easier with a pressure cooker.

Vegetarian? This one pot vegetarian chili is any easy way to spice up your day!

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