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Recipes - Lunch & Dinner

Italian chicken and mixed veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
For an added Italian touch, top your finished meal with shredded Parmesan.
shrimp and veggies grilled in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
This nifty take on the classic shrimp boil combines shrimp, sausage, veggies, and seasonings in a foil packet cooked on the grill.
Greek Chicken Lavash Wrap
By Chef Ryan Dodge
Filled with Mediterranean ingredients and rolled in flatbread-style lavash, try making this popular LifeCafe bistro recipe yourself at home.
a cast iron skillet with ratatouille
By Maddie Augustin
This classic dish is packed with veggies, including Sicilian eggplant, summer squash, bell peppers, and yellow onions.
a plate of spring salad with herb dressing
By Maddie Augustin
Customize this zippy dressing with any combination of fresh, tender herbs like cilantro, dill, mint, or the fronds from your fennel bulb.
Chicken taco lettuce wraps
By Life Time Editorial Team
Substituting crispy lettuce leaves for taco shells is a great way to increase your veggie intake. Plus, it allows the taste of the fresh, flavorful ingredients to shine through.
creamy polenta bowl
By Maddie Augustin
When the seasons change, trade the spring veggies in this polenta bowl for blistered tomatoes, summer squash, and yellow onions.
Bacon-wrapped chicken with broccoli slaw and honey mustard
By The Life Time Training Team
Think of this as a grownup version of your favorite chicken strip basket — but with bacon.
bowl of balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts
By Robin Asbell
Use a little sugar in this recipe to help the frozen Brussels sprouts brown in the oven.
5-ingredient pulled chicken
By The Life Time Training Team
Pair this chicken and bacon with your favorite veggies for an easy meal, or use as a versatile add-in to any recipe that calls for chicken. 
vegetable stir fry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen veggies and frozen cauliflower rice help this stir fry come together in minutes.
shrimp and spinach curry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen shrimp and frozen spinach help this Indian-inspired stew come together quickly.
Spinach lasagna
By Robin Asbell
Chickpea flour, nondairy milk, and nutritional yeast bring a creamy "cheesy" element to this vegan lasagna.
buffalo meatballs with sauce
By The Life Time Training Team
The perfect sports-season appetizer.
crock pot sweet potato nachos
By The Life Time Training Team
Substitute sweet potatoes for chips to up the nutrient value of this shareable dish.
Black bean enchiladas
By Robin Asbell
These vegan enchiladas are loaded with veggies and beans and topped with cumin-chili-powder sauce that's thickened with chickpea flour.
Lentil and mushroom shepherd's pie
By Robin Asbell
You won't miss the meat in this vegan shepherd's pie, which is packed with lentils, parsnips, carrots, and mushrooms.
Mac and cheese
By Robin Asbell
This creamy — and vegan — macaroni and cheese gets a tangy kick from nutritional yeast, Dijon mustard, and lemon juice.
A bowl of turkey wild rice soup.
By The Life Time Foundation Team
Want a delicious way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this hearty, aromatic soup that incorporates all the flavors of the season.
Sweet potato fires with chimichurri
By Robin Asbell
Coat the potatoes in cornstarch or arrowroot powder before baking for extra-crispy fries.
A plate of fresh fava beans with mint and scallions.
By Dan Buettner
Fava beans are central to the Sardinian diet — one of the world's five Blue Zone regions. Try this simple dish from "The Blue Zones Kitchen" for protein, fiber, and deliciousness. It also tastes great with chickpeas for a tasty variation. 
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