Recipes for Travel Nurses

7 Spring Clean Eating Recipes for Travel Nurses

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As a travel nurse, you are always on the go. It is hard to find spare time to relax when you work 13 hour days. Work is demanding and the last thing you want to do when you come home is to stress out about what to eat. Don’t worry though, we have some life hacks that will help free up your time, while also keeping your body healthy. Fueling your body with healthy foods and nutrients will keep you sharp and alert.  Here are 7 great recipes that all take less than 25 minutes to prep and can be used as lunches to take to work. Start your Spring fresh and clean!

#1. Corn, Black Bean and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Try out this tasty quinoa recipe! Quinoa is a superfood that contains protein, fiber, iron, thiamin and Vitamin B6. Once cup of Quinoa provides about 8 grams of protein and 220 calories. The best part about this meal is that it only takes 10 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to cook.

Corn, Black Bean and Quinoa Salad Recipe

#2. Healthier Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Travel Nursing Grilled Cheese

If you are on the go and need something quick to eat, try out this healthier grilled cheese sandwich recipe. This recipe supplements the usual grilled cheese ingredients with low-fat cheddar cheese and whole-grain bread. This delicious meal only contains 340 calories and it will only take you 11 minutes to make.

Healthier Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

#3. Kale and Quinoa Superfood Salad

Kale and Quinoa for Travel Nurses

This healthy Kale and Quinoa recipe will load you up with calcium, fiber, vitamins A, C and K. Kale is also a superfood and it is low in Saturated Fat and very low in Cholesterol. This meal will take you 20 minutes to make and is only 402 calories. Plus, if you have leftovers, salads are easy to take to work for the next day.

Kale and Quinoa Superfood Salad

#4. Miso Vegetable Soup Recipe

Miso Vegetable Soup for Travel Nurses

This Miso Vegetable Soup recipe takes only 15 minutes to make and contains fresh ginger, which is great for you if you are fighting off a cold.  Two cups of this recipe are only 209 calories and contains 15 grams of protein!

Miso Vegetable Soup Recipe

#5. Gazpacho Shrimp Salad Recipe

Gazpacho Shrimp Salad for Travel Nurses

This refreshing salad recipe requires only 20 minutes of your time. This protein packed dish will keep you fueled and is only 237 calories.

Gazpacho Shrimp Salad Recipe

#6. Black Bean Burrito and Sweet Potato Recipe

Travel Nursing Burrito

Looking for a filling recipe to keep you fueled throughout your work day? Check out this sweet potato black bean burrito recipe. Sweet potatoes contain vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. This meal takes 25 minutes to prep and the best part about it is that it is easy to pack for a lunch.

Black Bean Burrito and Sweet Potato Recipe

#7. Roasted Salmon with Cucumber Dill Yogurt

Travel Nursing Salmon

If you are looking for healthy meats to add to your diet, check out this roasted salmon recipe. Salmon contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acid, which can help lower elevated triglyceride levels and reduce your risk of heart disease. Salmon also contains lean protein, vitamin D, and Vitamin b-12. It only takes 25 minutes to make this recipe and is only 272 calories.

Roasted Salmon with Cucumber Dill Yogurt

We hope you try out theses healthy, quick and easy recipes. Taking care of your body leads to a peaceful mind, nourished.

These tips were provided to you by Valley Healthcare Staffing. If you are looking to start your dream travel nurse assignment, check us out at www.valleyrocks.com.

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