Healthy Dinner Recipes
Feed your family with wholesome healthy dinner recipes to give them energy throughout the week. We have hundreds of healthy chicken recipes, vegetable side dishes, healthy pasta recipes, and tons of other light dinner recipe options for you to try out tonight.
Quinoa Bowl With Tahini DressingThis vegan, gluten-free grain bowl is packed with flavors and textures, thanks to roasted veggies, a creamy tahini dressing, and cool, crisp toppings.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Light Vanilla-Bean PuddingUsing a vanilla bean (look for a moist and plump one) instead of extract bolsters the flavor of this pudding; fewer eggs and low-fat milk instead of traditional whole milk make this dessert a smarter choice.
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Healthy One-Pot MealsWe're totally behind a healthy and sensible "everything in moderation" approach to eating with an emphasis on whole, unprocessed foods. An easy route to healthy meals is to make dinner in just one pot. Here are some of our favorite recipes.
Healthy Pasta RecipesAs much as we all love a heaping plate of rich, cheesy pasta, it’s equally possible to enjoy a pasta meal that doesn't pile on the calories or put you into a carbohydrate-addled stupor. Whet your appetite on our vegetable-laden, lightened-up pasta recipes.
Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes That Are Bursting with FlavorWith winter weather in full swing, it's peak season for comfort food. These healthy slow-cooker recipes are packed with bold flavors and nutrient-dense ingredients to satisfy the whole family.
Healthy Chicken Breast RecipesFor an extra-healthy take on chicken, use boneless skinless breasts or opt for recipes where the chicken is paired with an abudance of vegetables and little fat is added. Give one of these dishes a try!
15 Healthy Grilling Recipes for a Guilt-Free SummerTime to fire up the grill! We've swapped the typical greasy, calorie-laden junk foods for healthy, flavorful dishes. Think: quinoa burgers, guilt-free dipping sauces, fruity desserts.
Heart-Healthy RecipesBeta carotene, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids are responsible for keeping your heart healthy. Here's a collection of recipes packed with those essential nutrients to keep your ticker ticking strong.
Vegan Pasta RecipesYes, you can have pasta without Parmesan and without sausage! Let the vegetables shine, use plenty of nuts and herbs, and give the beans their due. We've collected our best and brightest recipes using all kinds of pasta.
Easy Quinoa Recipes You Can Make Tonight (and Eat for Lunch Tomorrow!)Need a break from quick and easy salads but still want to eat clean? Try quinoa, the heart-healthy, grainy, and protein-packed superfood that should be a regular at mealtime.
New Little Italy: Classic Italian-American Recipes with a Lighter Touch
Lucinda Scala Quinn's lighter and fresher versions of classic Italian-American recipes.
Lighter Lasagna with Zucchini StripsLooking for a way to lighten up your Lasagna? Shira Bocar uses healthy and crisp zucchini strips instead of noodles in this hearty and delicious noodle-free dish.
Hearty-Healthy Shrimp Recipes: All the Shrimp, None of the GuiltShrimp is an excellent source of low-calorie protein. Bonus points for the fact that it is super delicious and pairs well with a variety of flavors -- whether zesty, salty, or citrusy. These recipes are proof!
3 Healthy Weeknight Fish DishesRecipe
South Asian Fish with Green ChutneyWrapping the fish in banana leaves makes this dish more authentic. They are big, so you will only need one or two.Recipe
Green Beans with Golden RaisinsThis recipe combines golden raisins and Parmesan cheese from the West with sesame and tea from the East.Recipe
Asian Slaw and Somen Salad with Spice-Rubbed TunaWhole-wheat somen noodles are thin, light, delicate, and soft. Similar to vermicelli, these Japanese noodles are often served cold in summer months. They add substance to this crunchy, colorful slaw.Recipe
Salade a la Grecque with Grilled ChickenThis salad inspired by the flavors of Greece includes tomatoes, feta cheese, red onion, and Kalamata olives. The dressing combines olive oil, lemon juice, and oregano.Recipe
Grilled Salmon with Spicy Honey-Basil SauceCook this grilled salmon with spicy honey-basil sauce on the backyard grill or under the broiler for a quick and easy dinner. You can buy salmon as fillets or as steaks.Recipe
Quick Tomato SauceThis tomato sauce -- rich in beneficial lycopene -- tastes great over pasta, fish, or grilled chicken. It can be stored in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to five days.Recipe
Spicy Vegetable SauteThis spicy-hot saute goes well with Jerk Pork Tenderloin or grilled chicken and beef.Recipe
Thai Beef Salad With Fresh HerbsThis low-calorie salad gives you half your daily servings of fruits and vegetables.Recipe
Spinach Salad with WalnutsNutritious spinach gets a protein boost from walnuts and eggs.Recipe
Savory Sweet PotatoWho says sweet potatoes can't talk a walk on the savory side? Balancing sweet, salty, and spicy, this would be a great side dish or a satisfying snack.Recipe
Cherry Tomato and Feta SaladThe summer treat to end all summer treats, this cherry tomato and feta salad will satisfy you at snack time like no vending machine fare ever could.Recipe
Quick Tuna and White BeansA natural pairing, white beans and tuna fish get a bit of brightening from a squeeze of lemon juice for a protein-packed snack idea.Recipe
Shaved Artichoke Salad with Parsley and ParmesanFor this fresh and nutty spring salad, we sliced the artichoke hearts with a mandolin for optimally thin slices.Recipe
FatoushThis traditional Israeli salad makes a light and healthy side dish.Recipe
Tomato, Burrata, and Pesto PiadinasThis piadina, or thin Italian flatbread, is fashioned after a margherita pizza, but feel free to experiment with your own combo of vegetables and oozy cheese. (We like asparagus and Fontina.)AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Roasted Cauliflower with Goat Cheese and LemonServe this so-flavorful side with roast chicken or fish.Recipe
DIY VinaigretteShake this up for a salad dressing you will have for several days.Recipe
Simple Stewed LentilsStuff these into a pita with some fresh tomato and Greek yogurt for an energy-boosting lunch.