4 Olympic Sports Show You What to Make for Dinner

4 Olympic Sports Show You What to Make for Dinner

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Kelli Foster
Aug 6, 2016

Can't decide what to make for dinner tonight, or can't pull yourself away from the Olympics coverage long enough give it any thought? No problem! Let your favorite Olympic sport help guide your inspiration for tonight's meal.

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If you're feeling like a dinner rut is setting in, the easiest way to change things up is with recipes that offer a simple twist on meals you already know and love. With choices like summer squash shakshuka; salmon burgers; no-cook tomato sauce; and pizza topped with white beans, spinach, and Taleggio cheese, fresh new ideas are close at hand. Bump these recipes to the top of your dinner rotation to set yourself up for a week of gold medal dinners.

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Balance Dinnertime with the Poise of a Gymnast

Sometimes your week requires recipes that seem like they can do it all — things like crunchy black bean tacos, an herb and goat cheese frittata, and spicy panzanella salad. These dishes please vegetarians and meat lovers alike, can move from side dish to hearty meal with ease, and offer up the perfect balance between flavor and satisfaction.

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Clear the Dinner Hurdle Like a Track and Field Star

Keep these recipes in your back pocket on busy nights. They take no more than 30 minutes to make and rely on ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Meals like kimchi fried rice, stir-fried beef and asparagus, baked tilapia, and triple lemon fettuccine are the stars that help you clear the dinner hurdle without even breaking a sweat.

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Dive into the Week with Help from Make-Ahead Meals

Give yourself a helping hand by springing into the week with a bevy of meals that can be prepped or cooked in advance. Whether it's (Paleo-friendly) slow-cooker turkey sloppy joes, ratatouille, BBQ chicken burrito bowls, or baked ziti, these are the meals that make diving into dinner feel easy, thanks to smart planning.

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