|Healthy Dinner Food
You started your day with a quick breakfast and ordered a salad for lunch. Now, it’s 6 o’clock, and you’re hungry, but still crazed with a list of to-dos – plus your family still needs to be fed. Instead of takeout, try one of these healthy dinner recipes. Each recipe is under 500 calories and loaded with all the good stuff – plus, most are ready in less than 35 minutes.
Serving dinner that is good for you (and the entire duration!) Does not mean that it is completely lacking in taste. We put a bunch of delicious ingredients in these quick, easy, nutritious meals. From a simple, healthy salad to a fresh, five-ingredient pasta dinner, you’ll have a meal on the table that tastes really good. There are plenty of ways to prepare a healthy meal even on a budget, and these meals will be easy on the wallet while being delicious and fresh.
Look ahead to a recipe that will complete your dinner temper. From soup to burgers, pasta, these ideas prove that you can have it all.
1.Striped Bass With Radish Salsa Verde
If you still buy radishes with attached tops, you can use any leftovers in salsa, sauces and sautées.
2.Grilled Steak Tortilla Salad
Satisfy your taco cravings with this salad recipe, then add the tortilla slices to the plate when you are done mixing it together!
3.Vegan Black Bean Soup
Vegetables are the true star of this hearty, healthy soup recipe, making it an ideal choice for your vegetarian friends.
4.Speedy Eggplant Parmesan
Take a shortcut to delicious dinner with this easy (and healthy) recipe.
5.Salmon With Grilled Eggplant and Chickpea Croutons
Roasted salmon provides plenty of good fats for you, which is accompanied by a perfectly grilled eggplant.
6.Pan-Fried Chicken With Lemony Roasted Broccoli
There is a good chance you already have all the ingredients needed for this easy dinner.
7.Hawaiian Tuna Bowl
This jab takes only 15 minutes to make the bowl – much faster than hopping on a plane to a tropical island!
8.Roasted Tomato & Chive Pizza
Think outside the plain cardboard box and load the pie with the best veggies. Gather and bake for dinner that is ready for just a minute.
9.Pea Pesto Pappardelle
This fresh and easy dinner proves that it is possible to make this five-ingredient pasta dish that is also good for you.
10.Rustic Smoky Glazed Chicken & Veggie Bake
Masala-grated chicken with vegetables and potato-cooked chicken is prepared to be golden brown – it feels like a feast.
11.Grilled Ratatouille Linguine
Why choose a summer veggie when you can have five?
12.Citrusy Shrimp-Stuffed Avocados
All avocados. None of the carbs. You are welcome.
13.Chicken Souvlaki Skewers
We are making #MediterraneanMonday with these grilled chicken kebabs and garlic tomatoes.
14.Rotisserie Chicken Cobb Salad
Classic salad with pre-cooked rotisserie chicken for a major time-saver (and a big boost of protein).
15.Grilled Asparagus and Shiitake Tacos
Take Taco to the next level on Tuesday, shall we? These beauties are filled with asparagus, shitek and lots of guac.
16.Roasted Shrimp & Poblano Salad
Filled with fiery shrimp and poblano peppers, this spicy salad is sure to be a hit.
17.Crispy Tofu Bowl
Whether or not you are a vegetarian, this bowl is loaded with quinoa, roasted cashew nuts, and crispy tofu, please make sure.
18.Wild-Salmon Cakes With Quinoa Salad
This salmon cake is a must. And on a bed of fresh greens and quinoa, they make for a show-stopping meal.
19.Veggie Lo Mein
Call your local Thai place in an order, then start our homemade vegetarian recipe. We bet our boy will be ready before delivery.
20.Crunchy Chickpea Kale Caesar
Crispy, crunchy and oh-so-satisfying, this Kel Caesar Salad is a healthy, hearty dinner for any night of the week.
21.Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette
Unprocessed ingredients like whole, vine and tomato make this lean tenderloin a 100% heart-healthy dish.
22.Grilled Chicken With Herbed Corn Salsa
In just 20 minutes, this main course filled with fresh ingredients will be all yours.
23.Soba Salad With Grilled Tofu
Although served cold, this vegetarian dish has a bold, Asian-inspired flavor that will tempt your tastebuds.
Beer-batter fried mahi-mahi makes perfect taco filling.
25.Salmon Burgers With Cabbage-Apple Slaw
Along with curry powder and an apple, cabbage and cider vinegar slaw, these salmon burgers can overtake your go-to beef recipe.
26.Supergreen Mushroom & Orzo Soup
This soup is every bit as comforting as craving that spicy, luscious lasagna. Seriously
27.Caribbean Chicken and “Rice”
On a healthy bed of cauliflower rice and black beans, the hot and sweet chicken is even more satisfying.
28.”BBQ” Salmon & Brussels Bake
Here, two good-to-you staples (salmon + sprouts) are roasted in a 450 ° F oven on a single sheet pan.
29.Peanutty Edamame and Noodle Salad
Share on Shirataki Noodles State. Gluten-free, yam-based gems make it possible to eat seriously tasty, low-calorie foods prepared in 5 minutes.
30.Lemon-Herb Baked Flounder
Cooking fish (and getting your recommended 12 oz per week) has never been easier, thanks to this one-dish surprise.
31.Savory Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps
It will not win any pot-essential main on the whole family.
32.Zucchini “Pasta” Caprese
Reason # 857,396 You Should Invest in a Spirilizer: This deciduous “pasta” dish.
33.Lemon-Dill Chicken Meatball Soup
A large bowl of rest in just 435 calories, so feel free to add a little extra yourself.
34.Bell Pepper Meatloaf
This fancy meatloaf-stuffed vine paper recipe takes just 15 minutes to prepare, so you can get other items while baking it in the oven.
35.Spinach and Artichoke Squash Casserole
When mixed with low-fat cream cheese and with spaghetti squash “noodles”, the appetizer staple turns into a delicious healthy dinner.
We’ve even got a recipe for vegan ranch so you can drizzle some dressing on your slice.
37.Autumn Squash Salad
Enjoy the most fall with this casual salad that celebrates the brink of the season (Pumpkin Butternut Squad).
38.Chipotle Lentil Chili
Too tired to cook tonight? the same. Why have we made this hot chili which basically cooks itself.
Who knew that cabbage could be a great alternative to cabbage tortillas ?!
40.Bulgur and Cashew Stuffed Eggplant
Equally omnivorous and vegetarian are the same with eggplants for this easy to make.
41.Light Chicken Parmesan
A single serving of classic chicken parmesan can contain more than 600 calories and 30 grams of fat. Keep all your favorite flavors but reduce those numbers slightly with this healthy variation.
42.Chicken Taco Avocados
This dinner recipe is helpful for SO when all your avocados are cooked at the same time
43.Veggie Wraps With Goat Cheese
These hearty, fiber-filled raps can convince you to eat carnivores every night of the week.
This easy dinner is a paleo dietician’s dream – all protein, no processed foods and is ready in 10.
45.Salmon With Skyr and Sauteed Kale
The Mediterranean diet is so last year. Now, it’s all about eating like a Viking. Exhibit A: This is a Nordic-inspired salmon dish.
46.Herbed Pork Medallions
Roasted Pork Tenderloin is super versatile; It can be sliced as a focal point of your Christmas feast or simply on top of fresh greens.
47.Chutney-Glazed Shrimp With Lentils
Let’s take a moment to appreciate lentils – they are high in iron and fiber, inexpensive and versatile. In addition, they taste absolutely incredible in this spicy shrimp salad.
48.Chimichurri Cauliflower “Steaks”
Meat Meat. We are giving a light, vegan makeover to the classic Argentine steak dish… and the results are fantastic.
49.Zucchini and Cheese Quesadillas
You can have all the cheese quedillas… until some zucchini slices are sliced into those whole wheat tortillas.
50.Chicken Dill Sauté
This entire plate is covered with vegetables. Talk about # ordnergoals.
51.Tex-Mex Salmon Bowl
Make your south of the Border Bowl at home. You will not wait on another Chipotle line again.
Check out the nutritional elements of this cod dish – 320 calories, 35 grams of protein, 8 grams of fat and 8 grams of fiber – and feel good (well, less guilty) about loading your plate with seconds.
53.Summer Pesto Penne
It will not be difficult to convince children to eat their greens while they are hiding in a mixture of delicious pasta and melted cheese.
54.Gingery Chicken & Spinach Stir-Fry
Your new mantra? Fry it This is the easiest way to convert a hodgepot of healthy ingredients into food. Here, we do some magic on sliced chicken, baby spinach miso, garlic, ginger, and rice.
55.Spicy Soy-Glazed Salmon
Prepared in under 30 minutes, this delicious dinner fits within a low-carb, high-protein Atkins diet. It fits into the “I want food that is delicious and healthy ASAP” meal plan.
56.Turkey Burger With Sweet Potato Fries
It’s time to think that the burger is – unhealthy. With a few tweaks (hello, ground turkey!), The barbecue staple becomes an entry you can feel good about devouring.
57.Swordfish With Summer Salad
Chicken and steak get everyone’s attention. Change that and give other proteins a chance. You will not regret it.
58.BBQ-Ranch Chicken Wraps
One does not feel like eating a healthy salad when all the healthy fixations are tucked inside a colorful wrapper.
Take all the best parts of a taco and toss ’em together to make this crazy-delicious, colorful salad.
60.Baked Pepper Jack Quinoa Skillet
Craving Mac and Cheese? Consider this gluten free dish the next best thing. Protein-filled quinoa and nutrient-dense broccoli are tucked under a comforting layer of cheese.
61.Crispy Sesame Pork
“Everything in moderation” means that you should totally have that fried sesame pork … but add some fresh salad to your plate as well.
62.Cheeseless Black Bean Lasagna
Cashew, black beans, and tofu re-mix old standby, making the classic noodle dish a vegan twist.
63.Seared Scallops With Lentil Salad
On Wednesday, treat yourself to half of it through the week with this fancy feast. Bonus points for pouring yourself a glass of chardonnay – you deserve it!
Take the Mediterranean salad to new levels – throw some large pearls into the sun-dried tomatoes and olive medley to add some dimension.
To count the herbs in this shiny dish you will need two hands – basil, rosemary, parsley, chives, parsley, and sage.
The verdict is: You should eat more fish. Seafood Newbie? With its mild flavor and easy-to-chew texture, halibut is a safe start.
Made from ginger, soy, vinegar, shallots and hot sauce, this tangy sauce will change your tastebuds forever. You will finish everything.
68.Cilantro Fish Stew
This healthy Asian-style stew calls for tons of fresh greens (cilantro, bok choy and green onions) that enhance flavor without adding extra fat or calories. Score!
69.Summer Tuna Salad
Get out of your Caesar rut with this super satisfying salad. It is loaded with all the good stuff – grilled sweet potatoes, hearty black-eyed peas, crunchy carrots and oil-filled tuna.
70.Beef Ragu With Minted Penne
Lighten almost any pasta dish with a few ingredient swaps. Here, we are regularly making a whole grain penny for pasta and using lean (93%) beef.
71.Kung Pao Shrimp
Our healthy taste in our Chinese takeout classic depends on the taste … plus calcium, fiber and vitamin C!
72.Super-Speedy Chicken Tacos
This homemade take on Mexican Takeout Fave is healthier in a way, thanks to whole grain tortillas, colored veggies and unsalted black beans.
73.Thai Shrimp and Green Bean Curry
Next time you’re scrambling to dine together for the whole family, consider making this sweet-spicy dish; It is ready in just minutes.
74.Chicken and Corn Enchiladas
Eating healthy means giving a family favorite? Stop. With a few small changes (such as sipping in low-fat cheese and adding extra vegetables), these enchilads will become the MVP of children.
75.Light Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti squash is nature’s gift to health-conscious carb-lovers. The harsh texture mimics the classic noodle, so it makes the perfect pot for most Italian Italian sauces. In addition, substitution kicks off 100+ calories from your non-go recipe.