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Dish Up: Healthy Meals You Can Make at Home

Your body, career, and goals have all advanced—so should your diet. Improve your culinary skills with this gourmet but healthy meal plan.



Beer-Steamed Lobster Tail with Avocado Slices


  • ½ can light beer
  • 2 lobster tails
  • ½ avocado

Make It:

  1. Bring beer to a boil in a saucepan, then reduce to medium heat.
  2. Split lobster tails and place on top of a steamer basket above the boiling beer for 8–10 minutes.
  3. Slice avocado lengthwise and serve next to lobster.

The Numbers: 415 Calories; 46g Protein; 12 Carbs; 17g Fat; 7g Fiber.

Total Time: 20 minutes.

Alaskan Halibut with Sweet-Potato and Black Eyed Peas


  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 1 tsp fresh garlic, chopped
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup black-eyed peas
  • 1 halibut steak
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Make It:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. In a bowl, toss sweet potato with onion, garlic, and 1 tbsp olive oil. Spread onto a baking tray, roast for 15 minutes, stir, then roast another 15 minutes.
  3. Add black-eyed peas to a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Drain black-eyed peas and toss with sweet potato.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a nonstick skillet over medium high.
  6. Coat halibut in 1 tbsp oil and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Place halibut in skillet and cook for 4 minutes each side.
  8. Plate potato mixture and top with halibut. Drizzle lemon juice, season with black pepper, and serve.

The Numbers: 792 Calories; 51g Protein; 44g Carbs; 48g Fat; 8g Fiber.

Total Time: 40 minutes.

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Grilled Chicken Risotto


  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz chicken breast, sliced
  • ½ cup brown rice
  • ¼ cup zucchini
  • ¼ cup shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Greek yogurt

Make It:

  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a nonstick skillet over medium high. Add chicken and sauté, stirring frequently, about 12 minutes. Set aside. Leave skillet over medium high.
  2. Cook brown rice according to package instructions.
  3. Add tsp oil to skillet, then throw in zucchini, mushrooms, and onion. Stir until tender.
  4. Add rice to skillet and stir for 3 minutes. Add Greek yogurt and stir until combined.
  5. Add chicken to skillet, stir until combined, and serve.

The Numbers: 837 Calories; 80g Protein; 80g Carbs; 20g Fat; 5g Fiber.

Total Time: 34 minutes.



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