One might be the loneliest number, but two is pretty difficult too—at least when it comes to making dinner. Which is why we’ve put together a whole host of delicious meal ideas for when you’re hungry and don’t want to wait but still want to think about what you’re putting inside your body. Saute some veggies while it’s cooking, and you have a healthy meal in under 30 minutes. Pressure cookers take the pressure off you, making it easy to cook long-braise dishes for weeknight dinners. This Lasagna dinner meal is well proportioned, easy to prepare and comes with all the delightful spices and herbs. And after 20-minutes in the oven, this fiber and protein-rich one-dish wonder is ready to make its dinner table debut.
The beans, cheese, and whole wheat pasta amp up the protein to make a great vegetarian dinner recipe. Adapting recipes to feed fewer people while preserving taste and minimizing ingredient waste can be tough as well, requiring a lot of trial and error. Well-intentioned parents might find themselves bargaining or bribing kids so they eat the healthy food in front of them. That means if you live with someone, you’re set, and if you live alone, you have both dinner and leftovers for lunch tomorrow! The relative section sizes suggest approximate relative proportions of each of the food groups to include on a healthy plate. This may mean eating dinner a little later to accommodate a teen who’s at sports practice.
Thanks to whole-wheat breadcrumbs and a yogurt-based dipping sauce, these homemade fish sticks (made with tilapia) put a healthy spin on the freezer-aisle favorite. Serve the lip smacking chicken with chickpeas and brown rice for a fulfilling dinner meal. Plus it is a great colour, so your friends are going to be impressed, whether you tell them it’s healthy or not.
Packing in a ton of veggies and minimal oil, this is the perfect dish for a quick, tasty dinner. The average energy calculated for the main meals of the 7 Day Meal Plan ranges from 6289kJ – 6921kJ. With a rub made from sesame seeds and lemon zest, chicken thighs become the centerpiece of this healthy main dish, which includes a simple lettuce and tomato salad. A lean cut of pork tenderloin alongside hearty panzanella creates a satisfying yet healthy weeknight dish. The eleven components assessed by the Alternate Healthy Eating Index were dairy products; vegetables; fruit; nuts & seeds; bread/grains; meat, poultry & fish; cholesterol; fat; sodium; alcohol; and multivitamins. Pair this nutrient-filled soup with our go-to Grilled Cheese with Apples and Bacon for a satisfying duo that will hit your dinner table in 20 minutes flat. Turns out, healthy, satisfying dinners at home don’t have to be complicated and time-consuming.
Lean cuts of sirloin are simmered until tender and extra-flavorful in a garlicky tomato sauce for a healthier-than-it-tastes steak dinner in minutes. Any protein and veggie combo makes for a healthy dinner, but shrimp and broccoli together is just what we need. Remember, the way to your honey’s heart is through his or her stomach, and these recipes will help you get there. This blogger has recipes for four different flavors of awesome instant oats: blueberry vanilla, chocolate banana, walnut and date, and strawberries and cream. With a 5 different veggies cooked togehter with oven-roasted chicken, this simple dinner also packs all the nutrients you need.