Whether you had dressing, stuffing, or both, you certainly had your fill on Thanksgiving Day. Most people had multiple celebrations with both sides of the family and friends. Seconds on squash casserole and pecan pie were had, and you probably would be fine to not see a sweet potato again until next year. While Thanksgiving is over, planning your meals sadly is not. You just had the year’s biggest dinner, so you want to keep things light for the next week or so. Here are some deliciously light meal ideas that you and your family should try.
Tuna Poke Bowl
If you need a dish that is really fresh but still filling, then you need to try this tuna poke bowl. While Hawaiian in origin, rather than Japanese, the best way to describe a poke bowl is like a deconstructed sushi roll. Everything you love about your sushi of choice is filled in a bowl, so there’s more of your favorite ingredients to love.
Thai-Style Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups
Need something quick to make for dinner tonight that does not come from a can? You will love these Thai-Style Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups that are bursting with flavor with ingredients like soy sauce, lime, mint, and ginger. In just forty-five minutes, these chicken lettuce cups come together to create a healthy and flavorful dinner.
Easy Butternut Squash Soup
Nothing is quite as light and tasty as a nice cup of soup. This fall-flavored butternut squash soup is wholesome and delightful. With just a few ingredients, you have a lovely meal for the cool fall evenings. The element that ultimately brings this whole dish together is the red bell pepper.
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Broiled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze
For a dish that is truly succulent but still light, you will want to make this broiled salmon. The salmon filets are covered in an appetizing Thai sweet chili glaze. The salmon can be paired with rice or a fresh salad to make a complete meal.
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