Quick and Easy Healthy Recipes for Dinner for Your Busiest Weeknights
Chile-Lime Tilapia with Corn Saute
Fajita Style Beef Tacos
In just three steps, you’ll have an easy and healthy dinner on the table. Go ahead and swap out the beef for chicken, add sliced red peppers or zucchini for variety. Taco seasoning packets are also a great go-to to add-in flavor.
Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad with Chicken
Seared Salmon with Pistachio Gremolata
Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
Let’s be honest, it’s the blend of balsamic, honey, and crushed red pepper that makes this chicken dish taste out of the world. With veggies added, this will be an all-in-one meal that's frequently requested for years to come.
Roasted Asparagus, Fish, and Bay Leaves
Veggie Tostadas with Cauliflower Mash
Spicy Shrimp Pasta
The jalapeño chili peppers and garlic combo is just enough to catch your attention, without setting your mouth on fire. Add some parsley on top of this healthy pasta dinner for a fresh look and flavor. For a shortcut, using frozen shrimp is an easy and cost-effective choice.
Cilantro Ginger Chicken with Peanuts
Ready in under 30 minutes, this Asian inspired chicken dish has all your favorite ingredients. The freshness of napa cabbage and a full cup of cilantro combined with succulent chicken and topped with honey-roasted peanuts makes this one of our more flavorful easy healthy dinner recipes for any weeknight.
Quick Eggplant Parmigiana
Salmon with Lemon and Herbs
Skewered Shrimp Scampi
Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach
This pasta dinner comes together lightning fast. Farfalle pasta, also known as bow tie, is a thicker pasta, so it holds up to the mushroom, spinach, and garlic. A hearty dish, packed with vitamins and minerals, you won’t believe it has less than 10 ingredients.
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Tahini-Ginger Noodles and Veggies
Basil Halibut with Jalapeno Butter
No panini press? No worries. Simply assemble your caprese ingredients, and place in a skillet to cook. To press the sandwich, place another skillet weighed down with canned goods, on top of the fresh-tasting sandwiches while cooking.
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Lemon-Thyme Roasted Chicken with Fingerlings
A bright and delicious chicken dinner that’s ready to serve in 30 minutes. You’ll love this flavorful twist of adding thyme to the classic chicken and potatoes combo. Incorporating additional herbs like basil, oregano and rosemary are also great flavor-building options.
Greens, Cannellini Beans, and Andouille Sausage Pan Stew
Thanks to reduced-sodium chicken broth and chicken sausage, this stew is healthier than it sounds. Cannellini beans give it an even bigger protein boost and a dose of fiber, while onions add tender crunch.
Feta-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
If sautéed chicken breast is your go-to easy recipe for dinner, take it to the next level with a creamy cheese stuffing. Crumbled feta teams up with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil to upgrade your dinner in less than a half hour.
Chicken with Parmesan Noodles
Chicken Meatball Noodle Bowl
The next time you crave takeout, try our rice-noodle bowl, complete with juicy ginger-spiced chicken meatballs and a refreshing shredded salad. This low-cal, easy recipe is ready in under 25 minutes, which is probably faster than delivery.
Garlic Lime Pork with Farro and Kale
Delicious is the word that best describes this 20-minute meal. Lime juice, honey, and peanut butter mixed together not only add health value to this meal, but really good flavor, too. Farro (a whole grain), and kale round out this dish for a full and satisfying easy and healthy dinner.
Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears, and Blue Cheese
Turkey tenderloins stacked with deliciousness in just about 20 minutes. Browned pears, lightly wilted spinach, and crumbled blue cheese will have you cooking up this easy healthy dinner recipe again and again.
Lemon Dill Shrimp Pasta
Fresh, light, and ready to eat in 25 minutes, this pasta dish can’t be beat. Cooked in a single skillet, each ingredient added builds the flavor. Keep some sauce on the side to use with chicken or turkey for another night.
Smoked Salmon Flatbread
Scallops and Spinach with Pomegranate Glaze
Coriander-spiced pomegranate glaze adds a sweet and spicy zip to this savory scallop recipe. For a vitamin-rich base, toss spinach into the skillet for just a few minutes to slightly wilt.
Apple Pecan Pork Chops
Apple and pork are two flavors commonly served together. Try this refreshing twist by adding pecans. In total, three steps to a perfectly cooked pork chop dinner. Chicken and turkey make a nice lean protein substitute with these flavors, too.
Smoky Slider Skewers
Grilled Salmon with Leeks and Rosemary-Mustard Butter
If you haven’t thought of flavoring butter before, you will now. The rosemary and mustard combination will make your taste buds sing, and bonus, this meal is packed with heart-healthy salmon for big nutrition.
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
From your oven to table in mere minutes, this pizza makes a complete meal. Its premade ingredients mean all that’s left for you to do is assemble and serve. The blue cheese dressing with the chicken takes this entrée from ordinary to extraordinary.