Sideline Suppers: Easy High Protein Meals Perfect for Spring Sports

It’s officially spring… and that means spring sports are in full swing!

If you’ve got athletes at home, you know just how busy springtime can get. Between soccer, baseball, softball, and more, it can be hard to get dinner on the table every night. Furthermore, it can be tough to get a high-protein meal on the table! Active children need to eat plenty of protein after practice and games to encourage muscle recovery. We know it’s not easy, though, and that’s why we are here for you and your family this spring. We do all the shopping, chopping, prepping, and mopping so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time cheering on your little athletes! Check out some of our easy high-protein meals on our April menu this month:

Sideline Supper Ideas

Carne Asada Steak Tacos – 43g of protein per serving

Carne asada steak tacosOur Carne Asada Steak Tacos are an easy high protein meal the entire family will love. This is the perfect meal to whip up on Taco Tuesday when everyone gets home from practice! Grill friendly and ready in under 30 minutes, Carne Asada Steak Tacos are a Dream Dinners guest favorite. Juicy steak marinated in garlic, fresh cilantro, jalapeno, and a hint of lime served with vegetarian refried beans in warmed tortillas. Great for muscle recovery, even better for your tastebuds!

Philly Cheesesteaks – 42g of Protein per Serving

Philly cheesesteak sandwichesChef Laura’s pick of the month and the first meal she ever took home as an employee, our Philly Cheesesteaks are a great high-protein option that is also great on the go! Pre-cook these before game day, wrap them in foil, and pack them along to bring as a sideline supper! Enjoy with your family on the stands as you cheer on your athlete, and pack one for a post-game bite to help with muscle recovery. Our sliced sirloin beef and white American cheese with onions and bell peppers are layered on a toasted hoagie roll. We’re confident the entire family will love this high-protein dish just as much as Chef Laura does!

Bacon Jam Burgers – 39g of Protein per Serving

Bacon Jam Burgers with Salt and Pepper FriesOur Bacon Jam Burgers are another easy high protein meal that can be enjoyed at the dinner table or on the go! We use tender ground beef patties topped with swiss cheese and the perfect mix of sweet and tangy with our bacon jam. Enjoy these with the family after the game or during the game on the sidelines!

Parmesan-Herb Crusted Chicken with Lemon-Garlic Green Beans – 33g Protein per Serving

Parmesan herb crusted chicken with lemon garlic green beansA long-time guest favorite, our Parmesan Herb-crusted Chicken, is the perfect high-protein weeknight supper. Packed with spring flavors, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and herbs encrust our chicken breasts, complemented by our Lemon-Garlic Green Beans. Enjoy this delicious homemade dinner around the table with your family without any stress. With 33 grams of protein, this is a great meal to provide the entire family with the nutrition they need during springtime sports.

Steak with Garlic and Herb Butter – 33g Protein per Serving

steak with garlic and herb butterAnother Dream Dinner’s classic, our lean and juicy ranch steaks are slathered with butter and infused with garlic, herbs, and onion. This dish cooks in under thirty minutes, so it is perfect for broiling or grilling up on a sports-packed busy spring day.

Chicken Soft Tacos with Key Lime Corn – 33g Protein per Serving

Chicken soft tacos with key lime cornThe perfect after-school, after-sports supper, our Chicken Soft Tacos with Key Lime Corn cook in under thirty minutes, so you’ll never stress when getting it on the table. This savory dish will be available through May and consists of tender grilled chicken cooked in lime and a fresh cilantro sauce served with Key Lime Corn and warm flour Tortillas. YUM!

Shrimp and Chicken Paella – 32g Protein per Serving

Shrimp and chicken paellaA brand-new Dream Dinner’s dish and a global flavor the entire family will love! Shrimp and diced chicken cooked in a simple one-pot meal with Spanish seasoned rice and tender vegetables. This homemade meal is packed with protein and unbelievably delicious!

Santa Fe Shredded Pork Burritos – 31g Protein per Serving

Santa Fe shredded pork burritoFoil them up and bring them to the game! Travel across the USA with this high-protein favorite! Our Santa Fe Shredded Pork Burritos are filled with seasoned pulled pork, red enchilada sauce, corn, black beans, and mild green chilis rolled into a soft flour tortilla. Loaded with protein and convenient to bring on the go, these burritos are an excellent sideline supper!

Gaucho Grilled Pork Tenderloin – 30g Protein per Serving

Gaucho grilled pork tenderloinGreat by itself and great thrown on a sandwich to enjoy on the sideline, this Dream Dinner’s classic is grilled to perfection! Mouth-watering seasoned pork tenderloin kicks up the flavor when topped with mild chili butter.

Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken – 27g Protein per Serving

Honey mustard glazed chickenA seamless supper for celebrating a win, our Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken is a kids-favorite! Tender chicken breasts cooked in a tangy sauce of mustard, honey, and shallots. Did the game run a little late? No worries, this dish cooks in less than thirty minutes!

Savannah Grilled Chicken – 27g Protein per Serving

Savannah grilled chickenTravel across the USA and pack in the protein with our Savannah Grilled Chicken. A combination of sweet and smokey adds a pop of flavor to these ready-to-grill chicken breasts. Want to enjoy them on the go? Pre-cook and serve them cold as a chicken sandwich for the kids to bring to school or practice!

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