Protein Packed Quick Meals
Sometimes we need a quick, protein packed meal to keep us going during a busy day. You know what I mean. It’s been raining for a week and after a long day of work, you still need to take care of the yard work.
Refuel with Protein Packed STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen Meals
This past weekend I tackled a home improvement project that had been waiting for me for quite a while. Behind my garage was an empty space, full of raggedy weeds and junk. It needed to be cleaned up and given a new purpose. Once I cleaned the area up and took out all the weeds, I realized that it needed to be graded and leveled out in order to be used.
Working Around the House
I had been planning on making a level pad to store our outdoor furniture and other outdoor stuff over the winter months. Last winter we had stored everything in the garage and it got way, way too crowded. So, this year I’m making a ten foot by fifteen foot pad behind the garage to store our outdoor goods while they’re not in use, and lawn tractor and outdoor summer equipment as well.
Once I removed the weeds and got down to dirt, it was obvious that I needed some fill. I also was going to need to build a stone wall to retain the fill and get things leveled and working properly.
So, I drew my lines, took my measurements and got to work. I used about four yards of fill to bring the ground level up to grade and used about forty stones to make a small stone retaining wall.
I used top soil as fill rather than a hard pack because if we ever want to plant grass in the future, the top soil will take the grass well. In a few weeks, once the soil has had time to settle and pack down, we’ll roll out landscape fabric and add a couple inches of 3/4 inch stone, like we did on the stairs in our backyard.
It was quite a little project, but it needed to get done. It had been raining all week and this was one project I wasn’t going to let sit on the back burner. But, that means I was slacking on other yard work. Particularly the lawn mowing.
Oops. Now, with all the rain and spending the first sunny day on the retaining wall, the lawn hasn’t been mowed in over a week and it’s looking quite ratty. After a long day of moving fill, leveling and building a stone retaining wall, the last thing I have time for today is to make dinner. It’s time for a quick, protein packed meal.
Refueling with STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen
No time to make dinner? That’s where the protein packed STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen Steak Fajita comes in. It takes less than 10 minutes to whip up a STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meal and they’re packed with 25 grams of protein or more, varying by variety.
Aside from the STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen Steak Fajita, while I was at Walmart I also grabbed the protein packed STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen Cilantro Lime Chicken, which Katie found particularly delicious.
I can’t say enough about how filling they are. They definitely gave me the punch I needed to keep me going and get the lawn mowed after a long day. The STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen are protein packed quick meals, exactly what I need when there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day!
When you’re mowing the lawn in the late evening, you know there’s no time for grilling up a steak, so you need a quick meal to help get you through the night. This is where the protein packed STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meals come in. Under 10 minutes to whip up an awesome meal and you’re back to work in no time.
Taking less than 10 minutes to prepare, being loaded up with more than 25g of protein, the STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meals give me the boost I need to help push me through the yard chores, which certainly couldn’t wait another day.
The STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen Steak Fajita is super easy and quick to make and is really good too – the prime rib steak in smoked red chili sauce with a mix of red and green peppers and brown rice combo is great! It’s just what I need after a long day of work…with more work waiting to be done.
You know the feeling, not enough time to make dinner from scratch. You want something quick and easy to whip up. Even on the weekends, when we’re busy with a home improvement project – it’s nice to have a quick option like the protein packed STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meals when we need to recharge quickly and keep on going.
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Discover all 6 varieties of STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meals.
- Steak Fajita
- Cilantro Lime Chicken
- Rotisserie Seasoned Turkey
- Bourbon Steak
- Oven Roasted Chicken
- Monterey Chicken
Which STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen meal would you like to try?