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Healthy 20-Minute Pantry Recipes

    Cooking from your pantry and need new recipe ideas? Here are 10 of my favorite healthy pantry recipes – all ready in 20 minutes or less! 

    Liz Laughing at Dip

    Craving a snack or a meal that you can whip right up using pantry staples? Whether you need new ideas for canned tuna, an easy bean dip or a healthy lentil soup recipe, here are 10 easy and healthy recipes made with pantry ingredients!

    Spicy Tuna Pasta Puttanesca

    4 stars average
    25 minutes
    This fast and easy pasta recipe is quick, spicy and delicious. Made with common pantry ingredients, the whole meal comes together in less than 15 minutes!
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    Red Lentil Soup

    4.06 stars average
    40 minutes
    Scented with mint and cumin, this hearty Turkish Red Lentil Soup is packed with vegetables and loaded with protein.
    Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Mint - The Lemon Bowl

    Pasta Salad with Tuna and Beans

    3.79 stars average
    25 minutes
    Pasta Salad with Tuna and Beans

    Make Your Own Homemade Instant Oatmeal Mix

    4.49 stars average
    12 minutes
    This recipe is as easy as combining oats with your favorite nuts, fruit and spices.
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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

    4.58 stars average
    10 minutes
    Dark chocolate and natural peanut butter are melted then drizzled over freshly popped popcorn to create this fun and easy snack or dessert recipe!
    Peanut Butter Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn

    Stovetop Mac and Cheese with Tuna and Peas

    4.08 stars average
    20 minutes
    A quick and easy kid-friendly pasta recipe, this Stovetop Tuna Mac and Cheese is sure to be a family favorite weeknight dinner!
    Stovetop Mac and Cheese with Tuna and Peas 2

    Crispy Baked Chickpeas

    4.67 stars average
    50 minutes
    These crispy baked chickpeas are lightly tossed with truffle salt to create an addictive guilt-free salty snack packed with protein and nutrients.
    Crispy Baked Chickpeas with Truffle Salt

    Maple and Brown Sugar Microwave Oatmeal

    4.84 stars average
    3 minutes
    This easy maple and brown sugar oatmeal recipe is ready in just 90 seconds and is naturally gluten free!
    Microwave Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal Recipe

    Fudgy Peanut Butter Swirl Energy Bites

    4.67 stars average
    15 minutes
    These rich and fudgy chocolate peanut butter energy bites are perfect for on-the-go snacking!
    Chocolate Brownie Peanut Butter Swirl Energy Bites Recipe

    Mediterranean Tuna Salad Sandwich

    4.50 stars average
    10 minutes
    The lunchtime classic gets a major upgrade with this Mediterranean Tuna Salad Sandwich made with kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, and fresh basil.
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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