Debating lunch or dinner, yet again? Well, sometimes the “breast” solution for an a healthy weeknight meal is hidden in plain sight. Chicken breast is a crazy healthy, lean protein that can keep you going for hours on end, with all the right nutrition for dieters.
This poultry serves as the perfect fuel, for absolutely any meal, without ever getting boring! There are an infinite number or ways to spice up the succulent, juicy piece of chicken on your plate for healthy weeknight meals—and this is exactly what Nutrisystem has already done for you!
Make your week just as exciting, as it is health-conscious with Nutrisystem’s flavor-packed entrees.
You’ll love these healthy weeknight meals featuring chicken: With such, fresh-from-the-grill taste, you’d never believe that this Grilled Chicken Sandwich came fresh from the convenient heat of your microwave. This juicy piece of chicken has a hint of garlic and onion flavor and tucked into the perfectly pillowy, whole grain bun. Return to that summertime barbeque mentality with a nutritionally sound and diabetes-friendly lunch that packs 12 grams of protein, along with 10 percent of your daily value of iron. Click here to get it on your plate > Chicken chili is straight comfort food, and this awesome meal here is made rich with cheddar cheese, and interesting with the addition of jalapenos, green chili, onion and bell peppers. White beans are an awesome source of fiber to warm and fill your belly into the late afternoon, and with all this flavor, you wouldn’t want it full of anything else! Not to mention, this lunch is a dieter’s dream, clocking in at just 180 calories. Click here to get it on your plate > Melt into gooey mozzarella cheese and thick tomato sauce. A hot, whole wheat crust serves as a pocket for pool of Italian-flavored chicken deliciousness. Chicken is healthy in itself, but when you get to enjoy the classic wonders of a pizza-like pocket on a diet, you’re really in luck. This Chicken Mozzarella Melt is a 210 calorie meal, with no less than seven grams of fiber! 11 grams of protein and you’re on your way to the good kind of gains (the ones at the gym!). Click here to get it on your plate > Homestyle Chicken summons the traditional, home-cooked taste of chicken pot pie, but in the form of a light, broth-based dish. Full of chicken, carrots, celery, peppers and egg noodles, it’s absolutely jawdropping that this whole meal could fit into just 120 calories. With just two grams of fat, it might as well be one of those healthy weeknight meals you base your whole diet off of. You know it’s got that roast flavor you’ve been yearning for. Click here to get it on your plate > Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic: No need to give it up for good! Pieces of white succulent chicken, dance in a warm, homestyle-spiced broth of parsley and chives, with whole wheat egg noodles and tons of vegetables. This chicken meal is just 110 calories, but brings 10 grams of protein to your bowl. Click here to get it on your plate > Love Mexican food? We do too! This Chicken Fajita Melt takes one of the best Mexican chicken entrees and wraps it perfectly in a whole wheat pouch, delivering six grams of fiber. With every bite, juicy, warm, mozzarella-coated chicken and vegetables just falls apart effortlessly into your mouth. Onion, bell pepper and fajita spices, do the trick with this 220 calorie option and 10 grams of protein isn’t too shabby either. Click here to get it on your plate > Italian-lovers prepare your palates for a whirlwind of chicken parm goodness. You won’t regret biting into this pasta for a minute because it serves up all the right tomato and cheese flavor without the dreadful waistline destruction. The Chicken Pasta Parmesan is a way to fill your bowl with a dinner you feel good about, and fill your mouth with garlic, onion, Romano and parmesan. All of this can be yours, plus 15 grams of protein, thanks to the chicken! Click here to get it on your plate > “Arroz con Pollo” means “chicken with rice” in Spanish, and so it makes sense that this lunch option includes flame-broiled chicken, rested on top of long grain brown rice with an assortment of bright vegetables. Of all the healthy weeknight meals using chicken, if you like Latin-inspired flavor, this one’s for you. Tomatoes, onions, peppers and peas are fun mix of nutrients for your plate and palate, while garlic, cilantro and paprika add another level of complexity to this dish, you’ll love. Plus, this chicken dish is another diabetes-friendly meal that keeps your calorie intake in control. 200 for lunch couldn’t be more perfect. Click here to get it on your plate > Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D, but in the Mushroom Stuffed Chicken, you’ll get six percent of your daily value of iron and a massive, 23 grams of protein. Chicken is jam-packed with portabella and button mushrooms, American and Swiss cheese and white wine sauce that makes our hearts sing with a taste that’s out of control. Safe to say, you’ll feel “stuffed” with nutrition, but not slowed down with extra fat and calories. This meal is a solid use of 190 calories. Click here to get it on your plate > Broccoli and cheese are a maddening match that your taste buds to go wild over. Typically, broccoli and cheddar based lunches and dinners are just asking for a way to cheat on your diet, with the excuse that there’s a vegetable in there somewhere. The Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken keeps the nutrition of the basic and wholesome ingredients, that give the meal it’s excellent flavor, intact. So, Nutrisystem followers will enjoy 25 percent of their vitamin c from one of the best vegetables around, as well as a lower-fat, cheddar-spiked cream sauce in their chicken dinner. Rosemary brings another extra special touch. Click here to get it on your plate > You say, “enchilada,” we say, don’t forget the “salsa verde.” This whole wheat enchilada brings 16 grams of protein to your belly in the form of white meat chicken, black beans, Anaheim peppers, cheddar cheese and sour cream. Whole wheat rice lays the foundation of this Mexican meal to deliver an extra dose of feel-good complex carbs and the combination of chili powder and mesquite smoke powder are sure to have you smiling too. Click here to get it on your plate > Chicken Parmesan doesn’t need to blow your chances of nailing your weight loss goals. This Nutrisystem dinner transforms a greasy, carb-loading meal that’s usually delivered to your door by a man in red, into a feast that makes dieting so much easier. This meal is all under 300 calories, using low-fat mozzarella, but still gracing your mouth with breaded chicken and noodles. The taste of onion, garlic and tomato never be missed again, as you can “indulge” freely on this one. Click here to get it on your plate > Did you know BBQ sauce is a major source of sneaky, added sugars? Well, it is, and, therefore, it’s rarely diet-appropriate in large doses. This BBQ Seasoned Chicken is your new way to take pleasure in the more traditional, crockpot-cooked flavors, while slimming down. Sweet and savory, with trace amounts of bacon (yes, bacon!) in 150 calories, you’ll never miss the old stuff, and neither will your roll. Click here to get it on your plate >
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