Are you looking to eat healthier but just don't have the time to cook up elaborate meals each night? Do you tend to sacrifice flavor for something that's good for you? Well, that definitely doesn't have to be the case!
There are a ton of recipes out there that are not only good for you but taste amazing! You can eat healthy while still having a busy life, and I'm going to show you how with easy healthy dinner recipes. Below is a list of 100 amazing dinner recipes that is so easy anyone can make it, plus, they are all healthy! So pick out one to try tonight!
Easy and Healthy Dinner Recipes
1. Sheet Pan Steak and Veggies
As easy as throwing everything into a pan and putting it in the oven. Protein, vegetables, and starch, that's my personal favorite recipe for a healthy and balanced meal.
2. Creamy Mushroom Rissoto
This recipe is quick, easy, and definitely delicious. It's packed with nutrients while still tasting simple and fresh. This dish also happens to be gluten-free and vegan!
3. Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Squash
I am a spaghetti squash monster so you can imagine how excited I was when I found this amazing recipe! Nutritiously dense spinach, tangy artichoke, creamy chicken, try this out for dinner tonight!
4. Samosa Wraps
Samosas are a scrumptious dish to eat, but can sometimes take a lot of time to make. With this recipe, you can skip the dough making process and just throw it all in a hot and fresh tortilla!
5. One Pan Chicken Fajitas
Fajitas can be as easy as tossing all your favorite toppings into a pan with a protein such as chicken and letting it cook in the oven. You can warm the tortillas once all your fajita fillings are almost ready.
6. Cashew Chicken Stirfry
One pan chicken cashew stirfry! How delicious does this simple recipe look? The cashews add a ton of nutrition as well as a delicious crunch. Tons of veggies and protein-packed chicken!
7. Easy Ratatouille
This Easy Ratatouille Recipe is Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Low Carb! Wow! Light and fresh this ratatouille is so easy to make and freezes well so you can make a whole week worth in one night.
8. Avocado Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Avocados are one of my favorite healthy foods. This recipe is swapping out mayonnaise for creamy avocado and it works (and tastes) fantastic! All the green in this meal just screams healthy!
9. Lemon and Herb Spaghetti Squash
Another Spaghetti Squash Recipe! Yay! This time using shrimp as the protein and lemon for extra flavor and freshness. Super easy to make and super easy to clean up.
10. Honey Garlic Shrimp
Believe it or not but you can be eating this tasty dinner in just 20 minutes! This meal is very well-balanced and may just become your new favorite dinner.
11. Garlic Honey Ginger Glazed Salmon
This salmon is glazed with 4 simple ingredients and then ready in only 35 minutes! How easy is that? Not to mention, salmon is filled with good stuff for you and the side of broccoli makes this a balanced meal.
12. Buffalo Chicken and Broccoli Bowls
Protein, vegetable, and starch… Sounds good to me! This recipe uses homemade cauliflower rice for those looking for more vegetables in their life, but regular rice can be substituted as well.
13. Asparagus Sweet Potato Skillet
Throwing all your ingredients into one pan has got to be the easiest way to make dinner. It's also the quickest method for clean up after! Loving the combo of asparagus and sweet potato here!
14. Tuna Patties
These tuna patties are a lot easier to make than they look! They are budget-friendly, kid-friendly, tasty, and simple! Substitute them for a beef patty on burger night!
15. One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies
We've seen (and will see) various one-pan protein and veggie recipes, and there's a reason for that! It's just so easy! It's the best way to make a balanced meal without having to do a lot of clean-up afterward. Try out this one using balsamic!
16. Chicken Burritos
Simple and savory, chicken avocado burritos might just become your go-to dinner (or lunch) recipe. Easy to make, easy to eat, easy to clean up! Love it!
17. Honey Mustard Foil Packets
Another quick way to prepare your dinner is the old-school camping technique! Wrap up your dinner in foil and let it sizzle away in the oven until ready.
18. Chicken and Spinach Soup
Soups make it easy to get all your needed vegetables. It can be made in large portions and then frozen for your week ahead.
19. Zucchini Ribbons Pasta
You won't believe it but this luxurious looking pasta takes only 30 minutes from start to finish to prepare! It is just loaded with good stuff and your taste buds will thank you!
20. Lemon Broccoli Pasta
This is an easy vegetarian recipe when you need to whip up something quick for dinner. Just 20 minutes before you can enjoy this Lemon Broccoli Pasta recipe.
21. One Pan Italian Sausage and Veggies
Delicious Italian sausage and an array of colorful vegetables! This recipe is just oh-so-simple to make and tastes amazing! Customize it by choosing your own preferred veggies.
22. Zucchini Boats
Total time? 25 minutes! That's all it takes before you and your kids will be biting down on these gooey zucchini boats! This is a perfect way to use up all your zucchinis from your garden as well as get your pizza fix without all that bread.
23. Apple Pecan Pork Chops
A unique recipe bursting with flavor and nutrients. Sliced apples add a sweet taste which goes beautifully with the buttery pork chops.
24. Stovetop Shrimp
Seasoned shrimp paired with roasted potatoes and corn on the cob. Only 30 minutes to make and most likely only 5 minutes to devour!
25. Taco Soup
I highly recommend making a huuuuge batch of this amazing soup on a Sunday night and then freezing it all! This is a perfect dinner to freeze when you know you have a busy week ahead.