Not everyone loves cheese. So, if your kids love cheese, then it’s good news. Cheese is nutritious and low-fat that’s great for meals.
Can’t wait to start cooking? Here are our top cheese meal picks!
- Chicken stuffed with garlic and goat cheese
Makeover your Cordon Bleu tonight by using goat cheese. It has a great flavor when mixed with garlic and the spices.
- Pepperoni pizza
The kids will surely love your take on the pepperoni pizza. Use turkey pepperoni for your protein source that has lower saturated fat.
- Sage ravioli with three kinds of cheese
Another healthy and light meal packed with vitamin K and calcium from the three kinds of cheese. Plus, it also provides almost 50% of the recommended protein.
- Shrimp and pizza
Prepare the usual pizza ingredients and just add the shrimp on top with your preferred low-fat cheese. Eat at least two slices of this popular comfort food to get almost half the protein you need every day.
- Baked two-cheese penne with roasted pepper sauce
Start by heating your oven to 350° first. Cook the noodles, then cook the margarine, salt, flour, pepper, and add milk and cheese. Place it in the baking dish and bake for 20 minutes and add the blended roasted bell pepper and yogurt when serving.
- Pressed grilled sandwich
Another favorite and you can use sauteed mushrooms, bell pepper, spinach, and Gruyere. The mushroom is filled with potassium and iron, plus calcium from the cheese.
- Blue cheese, bacon, and bean
Take this little hummus twist as part of your appetizer or even snack. Just smoothen the ingredients and add the bean and bacon and serve with warm pita or slices of toasted baguette.
- Tomato salad with mozzarella
This is a classic salad dish that everyone loves. You can also add some greens to add more vitamins and fiber on your side dish.
- Apple and blue cheese salad
Another popular salad dish that’s light as a side dish. Pair it with grilled beef or chicken to add protein to your meal.
- Stuffed tomato with cheese and olives
This is delectable especially for vegetarians as lunch or side dish. Start by removing the top of the tomato and scoop the pulp and chop it. Mix the pulp with the cheese, olives, parsley, and basil. Broil it for 2 minutes.
Of course, we’ll never forget a popular cheese dessert. You can make a raspberry swirl cheesecake that’s healthier than a slice of your local dessert house.
- Stuffed Napoleon with pineapple and ricotta
This can either be a breakfast meal or dessert, either way; it’s packed with fiber, vitamin C, and B6. Who would have thought something this good could be healthy, right?
- Nectarine skewers with mozzarella and pesto
Are you having friends over? Then start with this delicious and party food that’s low carb, but high in vitamin C. If you don’t have time to put it in skewers, you can assemble it by stacking each ingredient.
- French onion soup
Get warm and cozy with this rich-tasting soup. Make sure to get some of your daily calcium needs with a slice of cheese such as Alpine Lace on your soup.
- Turkey lasagna
Make a healthier lasagna with less than 300 calories using low-fat cheese. You can also add a cup or two of spinach to add more nutrient to your meal, like iron and folate.
Do you use cheese in your dishes? Share some recipes with us in the comments section below!