Get a jump start on your healthy meal planning with these healthy dinner recipes that are sure to please. Eating healthy can also be delicious!
Every year at the first of the year, millions of people start their New Year diets. And, they typically dread every moment of it: the extra work, bland tasting food, and hunger.
Well, I have big news for you! Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard to do – or taste bland and terrible – or leave you feeling hungry.
I’ve gathered some delicious and wholesome healthy dinner recipes your whole family will enjoy. These dishes are tasty and mouthwatering, and they will leave you feeling very satisfied. As a bonus, your family might even go for seconds!
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Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes to Jump Start Your New Diet
Consider spicing up your weeknight dinners with these tasty easy healthy dinner recipes below. These dishes are easy to whip up and are worth every second of prep time. Plus, they’re kid-approved, which is HUGE!
When You Want Something Creamy
This creamy chicken soup is packed full of flavor, creaminess, that will hit the spot. This is a healthy soup to whip up, and your kids might even miss that it’s loaded with veggies.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://selfproclaimedfoodie.com/creamy-chicken-soup/” name=”Creamy Chicken Soup Recipe ” summary=”Creamy Chicken Soup made with boneless skinless chicken thighs, diced vegetables, and a rich creamy broth is an easy and comforting homemade soup recipe.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://selfproclaimedfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/creamy-chicken-soup-FB.jpg”]
Reduce Carbs: The Easy Way
This steak is cooked in the Instant Pot, making it flavorful but oh-so-tender. Plus, if you’re tracking Weight Watcher SmartPoints, this Steak Bowl healthy dinner recipe is only 5 SmartPoints!
If you love your Instant Pot, check out our other Instant Pot recipes you’ll love.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://foodnservice.com/instant-pot-chili-lime-steak-bowl/” name=”Instant Pot Chili Lime Steak Bowl” summary=”My Instant Pot Chili Lime steak bowl is a winner every time! Delicious, easy to make, and healthy.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://foodnservice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/instant-pot-chili-lime-steak-avocado-bowl-3.png”]
Skinny On The Wrap But Big On Flavor
Another good chicken option is the Skinny Buffalo Chicken Wrap. This wrap packs a little heat and is paired with crisp veggies for a perfect quick and easy lunch. Make-ahead to pack for your lunches![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/skinny-buffalo-chicken-wrap/” name=”Healthy Buffalo Chicken Wrap ” summary=”Love healthy wraps? Try our healthy buffalo chicken wrap. With its mega 36g/protein per wrap and easy prep, it’s perfect for prep ahead lunches!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/1-3.jpg”]
Light ‘n Tasty: Chicken Salad
For a lighter option, this Artichoke and Asparagus Chicken Salad is a prize winner. It’s rich in flavor, packed with lots of healthy veggies, and makes for a quick and easy lunch or dinner.
Check out our other fabulous healthy chicken dinner ideas too.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.mynaturalfamily.com/healthy-artichoke-asparagus-chicken-salad-recipe/” name=”Try this Healthy Asparagus Chicken Artichoke Salad” summary=”I especially love how the asparagus tastes in this healthy chicken artichoke salad recipe and you just may become a believer in artichoke hearts after this!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://i2.wp.com/mynaturalfamily.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Healthy-artichoke-asparagus-chicken-salad-recipe.jpg”]
Pull Out Your Slow Cooker
Grab your slow cooker and prep this dish before you head out in the morning for an Easy Paleo Pot Roast. It will fill your home with an amazing aroma, and dinner will be ready when you arrive home after a busy day.
If you love your Slow Cooker, check out our other Slow Cooker recipes you’ll love.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.mynaturalfamily.com/paleo-pot-roast-crock-pot/” name=”Paleo Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker” summary=”I always use the same easy Paleo pot roast slow cooker recipe because it is easy and delicious! Give it a try and you’ll see for yourself how amazing it is.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://i2.wp.com/mynaturalfamily.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Crock-Pot-Pot-Roast-1.jpg”]
Tasty Salmon With Honey Dijon? Yum!
When you’re searching for easy healthy dinner recipes, it’s good to have a go-to fish recipe or two that you can use on occasion. This Honey Dijon Salmon recipe will become a new family favorite and go-to weeknight dinner recipe!
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Easy Healthy Vegetarian Dinner Recipe
This Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowl is a vegetarian dish and has lots of hearty vegetables packed in it! This dish is quick to make and also good for those hot summer days where you don’t want to heat the whole house up cooking.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/healthy-thai-coconut-quinoa-bowls/” name=”Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls ” summary=”This Thai coconut quinoa bowl recipe is the best on the internet. It’ll get you eating all the veggies with a fresh Thai twist.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/thai-coconut-quinoa-bowls-4-sq.jpg”]
Healthy Mac ‘n Cheese
If you love mac and cheese try this Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac N Cheese. With only 20 minutes total of prep and cook time, this is so easy![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://livingwellmom.com/gluten-free-homemade-instant-pot-mac-and-cheese/” name=”Make Gluten-Free Homemade Instant Pot Mac and Cheese” summary=”Gluten-free, homemade instant pot mac and cheese recipe and it’s kid-friendly! Kids love this easy recipe and moms love that it’s ready in 20 minutes!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://livingwellmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/gluten-free-instant-pot-macaroni-and-cheese.jpg”]
Tortilla-Free Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Change up your Taco Tuesdays with this Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole (and ditch the soggy tortillas too). You get those rich Mexican spices in this hearty dish, plus it’s so much easier than making classic enchiladas![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/healthy-chicken-enchilada-casserole-brown-rice/” name=”Best Chicken Enchilada Casserole Ever” summary=”The best chicken enchilada casserole you’ll ever eat! Throw everything into a casserole dish, raw, and in 60 min you’ll have a healthy dinner ready to go.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://fitfoodiefinds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/square1.jpg”]
Flavorful One Pot Staple
You can never go wrong with one-pan dishes, they’re oh-so-easy to make and require minimal cleanup. You have a whole dinner ready all in one sheet pan.
This Ranch Chicken and Veggies is perfect and packed with flavor while also being a quick healthy dinner recipe.
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Go For Chicken Wings!
Serve these up for a game day treat. Honey Lime Sesame Paleo Chicken Wings will be the talk of the night. They offer a little sweetness, tang, and sticky texture for the perfect Asian inspired wings.
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Add A Little Spice To Your Life
In hardly any time at all, you can slice and pickle the peppers and onions and sauté some sausage and black beans on the stove. Simply serve in lettuce cups and top with cheese, and sour cream.
Just like that – this easy healthy dinner recipe is done![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.100daysofrealfood.com/chorizo-and-black-bean-lettuce-wraps/” name=”Chorizo and Black Bean Lettuce Wraps” summary=”These Chorizo and Black Bean Lettuce Wraps fall under the SUPER easy to make category. Cook up a healthy and delicious meal in 20 minutes.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.100daysofrealfood.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Chorizo-and-Black-Bean-Lettuce-Wraps-feature.jpg”]
Make A Hearty Soup
This one-pot Sausage Kale Soup recipe chock full of sausage, onions, potatoes, beans, and kale which means it’s packed with flavor! This is one hearty and delicious soup that won’t leave you feeling hungry![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.momontimeout.com/sausage-and-kale-soup-recipe/” name=”Easy Sausage and Kale Soup” summary=”This yummy Sausage Kale Soup recipe is made in one pot and is loaded with sausage, onions, potatoes, white beans and kale! So hearty and delicious!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.momontimeout.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/sausage-kale-soup-in-white-bowl-sitting-on-white-background.jpg”]
Get Your Burger Fix
When you’re trying to eat fewer calories and make healthier choices, one of the first things to go is that burger that you love. Not anymore!
These Middle Eastern burgers will satisfy that craving without the guilt and they make excellent easy healthy dinner recipes.
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Embrace Asian Flavors
I haven’t covered many Asian flavors in this post, so now it’s time to highlight this Korean Ground Beef and Rice bowl. It’s chock full of flavor so good that your family will want more![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://ifoodreal.com/korean-ground-beef-and-rice-bowls/” name=”Mouthwatering Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowls ” summary=”This Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowl is a healthy ground beef recipe full of vegetables, Asian-flavored juices and served over hearty brown rice. Your family will go back for seconds!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://ifoodreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/fg-Korean-Ground-Beef-and-Rice-Bowls.webp”]
I hope you love this list of easy healthy dinner recipes that your whole family can enjoy. When you’re wanting to eat healthily, there’s no need to spend all day cooking or sacrifice flavor!
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