3 Easy-to-make Summer Meals for Work for Nurses

Do you need a list of easy-to-make summer meals for work for nurses? This post will provide you with three meals and their recipes.

As a nurse, finding the time and energy to make healthy meals during the summer can be tough. That's why we've got you covered with these three easy-to-make summer meals that are both delicious and nutritious. From a refreshing salad to a sweet treat, these meals will keep you satisfied throughout your shift.

Easy-to-make Summer Meals for Work for Nurses

As a nurse, we understand how challenging it can be to find meals that are both easy to make and healthy. This section will show you three easy-to-make summer meals for work for nurses. Let’s dive straight in.

Meal 1: Salad for a Breezy Day

Is the heat getting the best of you? A refreshing salad is all you need to keep yourself cool and energized. This salad is a nutrient powerhouse. It is rich in fiber, vitamins (A, C, and K), minerals (potassium, magnesium, and iron), and healthy fats. This meal is perfect for keeping you full and energized throughout your shift.

Eating salad presents you with a wide array of nutrients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups arugula
  •  1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped avocado
  •  1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  •  1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  •  1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  • Wash and chop all the vegetables and fruits.
  • Mix everything together in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Meal 2: Wraps for a Quick Fix

When working as a nurse, you know that time is of the essence. As much as we would all love a leisurely hour to enjoy our lunch, it's not always possible. For those days when you need to eat quickly and get back to work, try making a wrap. With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a delicious and nutritious meal in minutes.

For this wrap, you'll need a whole-grain tortilla, some hummus, sliced turkey breast, avocado, sliced tomatoes, and spinach. Spread the hummus over the wrap, then layer the turkey, avocado, tomatoes, and spinach on top. Roll up the wrap tightly, slice it in half, and you're good to go.

The best thing about wraps is that they're so versatile. If you don't like turkey, swap it out for chicken or tofu. Don't have avocado? Use some sliced cucumber instead. As long as you have a tortilla and some veggies or protein, you can make a wrap work for you. Not only is this meal quick and easy to make, but it's also packed with nutrition.

Meal 3: Sweet Tooth Delight

Who says nurses can't have a sweet treat during a long shift? This delicious and healthy dessert is packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants that will help you stay energized throughout the day. Here's a recipe for a quick and easy sweet tooth delight that won't ruin your diet.

Ingredients

  • A cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • A cup of mixed berries
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • A handful of granola

Preparation

  • Mix the Greek yogurt and honey in a bowl.
  • Wash the berries and mix them in the bowl.
  • Sprinkle the granola on top.

Conclusion

There you have it, three easy-to-make summer meals for work for nurses. With these recipes, you won't have to sacrifice taste and nutrition for convenience. As a nurse, it's important to take care of yourself so that you can take care of your patients. Check out other exciting articles on Natty Nurses to help you become a better nurse.

June 13, 2023

Natasha Osei

Passionate Nurse Practitioner | People person
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