One Skillet Recipes For The Busy Athlete

After the great feedback I received from my Crockpot Recipes for the Busy Athlete post, I wanted to continue the series. This time, I'm sharing a collection of healthy one skillet recipes. The idea for this came about after working with athletes in NFL training camps and in MiLB spring training who often stay in extended-stay style hotels with limited space and appliances other than a stovetop. I found myself constantly sending over healthy stovetop recipes to them and thought how much easier it'd be if athletes could have a collection of these recipes all in one place. So to make your weekly meal plan and planning even easier, I've gathered 28 recipes for this blog thanks to my fellow dietitians and food bloggers. Whether you’re constantly busy with practice, work, or class, nothing comes in handy more than throwing everything together in one skillet. These recipes require little effort and time, and you can rest assured you’ll be eating a nutritious meal! 


Start each morning with a nutritious breakfast that's ready shortly after waking up! These breakfast recipes can be prepped & cooked in your skillet in under 30 minutes.

Protein Rich Cherry French Toast from Amy Gorin, RD

Hash Brown Breakfast Bowl from Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD

Sweet Potato Kale Hash with Eggs from Brittany Poulson, RD Your Choice Nutrition

Chocolate Protein Pancakes from Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD EatRealLiveWell

Whole Wheat Pancakes Eleat Nutrition


Lunch & Dinner

Enjoy a variety of lunches & dinners requiring little effort and prep time. Limited on time or unable to prep meals over the weekend? Prep the ingredients the night before by chopping or dicing any ingredients and placing in ziploc bags, then simply toss together in your skillet once you're home! 

Fettuccine Alfredo from Jodi Danen RDN

Peanut Butter Sriracha Noodles from Dixya Bhattarai RD

Jambalaya with Brown Rice from Sarah Pflugradt, MS, RD, LDN

Taco Pasta Skillet from Brittany Poulson, RD Your Choice Nutrition

Enchilada Skillet from Kelli Shallal, RD Hungry Hobby

Coconut Peanut Chicken with Sweet Potato from Annie Kay, MS, RD

Quick Salsa Chicken from Alysa Bajenaru, RD

Inside Out Egg Roll from Diane Norwood MS, RD, CDE

Hawaiian Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice from RDelicious Kitchen

Caribbean Jerk Chicken Eleat Nutrition

Thai Tofu Noodle Bowl from Sharon Palmer, RD

Farro Fried Rice from Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD EatRealLiveWell

Chicken Marsala from Amanda Hernandez, RD The Nutritionist Reviews


Sandwiches & Tacos

Simple & nutritious recipes that are ready in under 30 minutes. Just add bread, pita, or a tortilla to complete your meal! 

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Eleat Nutrition

Monte Cristo Eleat Nutrition

Chipotle Turkey Burgers with Peach Salsa Eleat Nutrition

Chicken Gyros Eleat Nutrition

Tilapia Tacos from Jennifer Bowers, RD

Buffalo Chicken Tacos Eleat Nutrition

Citrus Shrimp Tacos from Sara Haas, RDN, LDN

Spicy Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Kelli Shallal, RD Hungry Hobby

Crunchy Lentil Tacos with Guacamole from E.A. Stewart, Spicy RD Nutrition

Lemon Tahini Lentil Spread from Sarah Schlicter, MPH, RDN Bucket List Tummy


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