38 Quick and Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes
Looking for the best quick and easy healthy dinner recipes? We cover recipes for weight loss and for people on a budget. Whether you are cooking for family or for two people, it’s important to have some go to recipes that are easy, healthy, low carb, and simple. Some people use a crockpot to set and forget, especially when cooking for one; so we cover crockpot recipes. We also include some meals that are under 500 calories, some vegetarian options, and some quick options for chicken, shrimp, fish, and with beef to help you get your protein.
1. Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet
This asparagus and sweet potato chicken skillet is power packed with protein, vitamins, and is low carb and low glycemic index. It has protein and keeps the calories super low. This is an amazing go to weight loss meal or just plain old healthy meal. It’s great as a healthy dinner because you won’t have a much of simple carbs before bed.
2. Buffalo Chicken and Broccoli Bowls
Here we substitute cauliflower for rice to help us get the nutrients we need and feel full without overloading on carbs. This low carb, nutrient rich meal is quick and easy and this tutorial shows you how to make it step by step. This is also a great dinner option because of it’s low glycemic index. You will sleep better and feel more energy when you wake up because you haven’t spent all night processing sugars.
3. Quick & Healthy Dinner: 20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp
This quick and easy 20 minute honey garlic chicken is amazing. It’s quick, easy, and healthy. Everything we want in a healthy meal. We like eating shrimp as a healthy dinner option because it’s a lean protein source and you won’t have saturated fats sitting in your belly when you’re sleeping.
4. Chicken Avocado Burritos
Quick and healthy chicken avocado burritos are great because they are super simple to make, super healthy to consume, and super easy to eat while driving or on the go, or for a quick healthy dinner.
5. Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Spinach, and Goat Cheese
Spaghetti squash is a great substitute for regular wheat and grain pasta. It is low carb, easy to digest, and low glycemic so great as a substitute for diabetes looking to have a pasta dish.
6. One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies
One pan recipes are amazing because there are less dishes to do after you make your super healthy meal. Enjoy this one with asparagus (a super food) and tomatoes.
7. Triple-Veggie Pasta
8. Miso Glazed Salmon Recipe with Snap Peas
Salmon is one of our go to healthy proteins because it is light, not too expensive, has a lot of omega 3 fatty acids for your brain health. You can make it quickly and easily with some greens and a lemon for a super healthy quick meal.
9. Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto
Chicken soup just got upgraded with pesto. This is a super healthy and light meal that will work for a great healthy dinner that doesn’t drain you the rest of the evening.
10. Citrusy Shrimp-Stuffed Avocados
Avocados have healthy fats that help your cells rebuild and allow you to create and regulate your hormones. This healthy meal also has shrimp for an excellent lean protein source.