Fast food

Fast food might be healthy food once you discover where to look. And the easiest destination for a find healthy take out is in your kitchen area.

Fast And Healthy Family Favorites

The new “Pillsbury GOOD FOR YOU!” cookbook can assist families with all the daily challenge of creating fast, healthy and flavorful dinners despite today’s busy schedules.

The book features 170 healthy, delicious recipes that includes less fat, sugar and salt than regular recipes.

All could be prepared Fast food in 35 minutes or less, with half of the recipes taking twenty or so minutes or less. Here’s a tasty “Super Express” sample:

Ingreidents for Fast food And Healthy Family Favorites

Fast food Spicy Chinese Chicken Tacos

Start to Finish: 20 Minutes

1 box (4.6 oz) taco shells (12 shells)

3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (3/4 lb), cut into thin, bite-size strips

1 teaspoon grated gingerroot

1 small clove garlic, minced

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon honey

1 large green onion, sliced

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

11/2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce

1. If desired, heat taco shells as directed on box.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, gingerroot and garlic; cook less than six minutes, stirring often, until lightly browned.

3. Stir in soy sauce, honey, onion and pepper flakes to coat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken has stopped being pink in center.

4. To serve, place scant 1/4 cup chicken mixture in each taco shell. Top each with lettuce. Serve immediately.

6 servings (2 tacos each)

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Calories: 180, Calories from Fat: 60% DV, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 260mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 4g, Protein 14g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%, Exchanges: 1 Starch, 11/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Besides delicious recipes, the cookbook also contains quick techniques for better nutrition, on-the-go dinner ideas, easy-to-assemble fruit desserts along with a pantry makeover. Look for it wherever books can be bought.

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