Healthy Pantry, Healthy Start: 4 Easy Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

April 18, 2017

In our first post of this series, Melissa shared her plans to overhaul her pantry, explore new ingredients, and transform her life for the better. Now, she’s cooking up healthy meals in the kitchen and getting her kids involved, too! We checked in to find out some of her favorite recipes, plus a few tips on making substitutions for grain-free eating.

Mixed Vegetable Rosti

“I love this recipe, and I can sub in any veggies I have around, and it’s really good with sun dried tomatoes and kalamata olives. It’s easy and quick and good for breakfast or dinner.”

Thrive Market shopping list:
Sea salt
Ground black pepper

Pick up at the market:
2 celery stalks
1 red bell pepper
2 pounds potatoes
2 eggs
1 tomato

Italian Breakfast Skillet

“This is the perfect breakfast! I love that it has lots of veggies! I eat a scramble a few mornings a week. They are the easiest and so filling.”

Thrive Market shopping list:
Sea salt
Ground black pepper
Extra virgin olive oil

Pick up at the market:
4 eggs
1 zucchini
1 small red onion
2 garlic cloves
8 cherry tomatoes
Fresh basil
Unsalted butter

Korean Rice Bowl

“It’s amazingly delicious, but I make a pretty big alteration. I am off grains right now, so I sub in cauliflower rice and top it off with some garlic chili sauce. You will want this all the time!”

Thrive Market shopping list:
Sprouted Korean BBQ rice

Pick up at the market:
3 eggs
3 carrots
1 small red cabbage
Mung bean sprouts
1 bunch green onions

Vietnamese Shrimp Salad

“This is a fun meal with lots of great flavors. I also like it as lettuce wraps, with extra herbs. The kids love wraps and salads like this because they enjoy picking and assembling their own.”

Thrive Market shopping list:
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt
Ground black pepper
Shirataki noodles (2 packages)
Fish sauce
Coconut aminos
Red pepper flakes
Sesame oil

Pick up at the market:
1 pound shrimp
3 garlic cloves
Romaine lettuce
Mung bean sprouts
4 carrots
1 English cucumber
3 limes

By joining Thrive Market, members not only help their own families—they offer another family the chance to thrive, too. For every paid membership, we donate one to someone in need through our Thrive Gives program.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Nicole Gulotta

Nicole Gulotta is a writer, author, and tea enthusiast.


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