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.

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20 Delicious Ways to Eat Brown Rice

Take another look at brown rice: It's nutritious, delicious, and, as the recipes here show, endlessly versatile. Learn how to take your brown rice to another level and enjoy it as a dinner entrée, family-friendly side, vegan main, or even for breakfast or dessert.
By Lynn Andriani

10 Super Spaghetti Squash Recipes—Plus, the Best Techniques for Cooking This Unique Vegetable

Gluten-free and low carb, spaghetti squash makes a fabulous vegetable pasta but that's not all. Here we share our best cooking techniques and favorite recipes that use spaghetti squash.
By Marie Viljoen

The Best Asparagus Recipes: 34 Ways to Cook Our Favorite Spring Vegetable

Fat or thin, green or white or purple, tender stalks of asparagus are one of our favorite ways of welcoming the new season. Here we share 34 delicious ways to savor our favorite spring vegetable.
By Victoria Spencer

Try One of Our Very Best Collard Greens Recipes for Dinner Tonight

Move over, kale! Healthy, nutritious, and delicious collard greens are coming. Traditionally, collards are paired with ham hocks and other pork for flavor and richness, but we have plenty of delicious vegetarian options.
By Jennifer Anderson

23 Watercress Recipes We're Just Wild About

It may look dainty and delicate, but watercress has a unique spicy flavor that can bring a zesty spin to any dish. Try the leafy green in salads, soups, sandwiches, and more—you can't go wrong with any of our fresh and easy watercress recipes.
By Frances Kim

22 Totally Delicious and Truly Satisfying Vegan Main Dish Recipes

This collection of satisfying vegan main dishes includes stir-fries, curries, stews, chili, salads, burgers, and even pizza. These recipes eliminate meat, eggs, dairy, and all other animal products while embracing the goodness of fresh vegetables, whole grains, tofu, beans, nuts, and spices.
By Rebecca Morris

John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese

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When musician John Legend visited Martha Stewart, he shared this recipe for his favorite Southern comfort food. Learn how to make the singer's delicious, creamy macaroni and cheese at home.

Roasted Red Potatoes

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Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted red potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.

Herbed Roasted Turkey

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This traditional holiday bird brings much more to the table than just great taste. Our version, which is packed with protein, is rubbed with a blend of parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, and garlic.

Tuna Casserole

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Break out a family favorite: tuna casserole. The traditional comfort food is great for serving large groups. In our tuna casserole recipe, we cut the sauce with chicken broth, but there's enough milk to make this casserole feel indulgent.

Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

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This easy and delicious fall side dish only requires a few minutes of hands-on time, leaving you free to work on the rest of the meal.

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

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Super simple to make, this healthy side dish packs a crunchy, flavorful punch. Try serving the roasted wedged alongside our Slow-Cooker Corned Beef.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Add These Vegetable-Based Sides, Mains, and Salads to Your Thanksgiving Menu
Yes, there will be turkey on our Thanksgiving tables, but there will also be plenty of plant-based dishes to choose from. Check out our colorful and delicious vegetable-centric mains, sides, and salads to add to your holiday feast.
15 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Cozy Winter Nights
It's peak season for comfort food and these healthy slow-cooker recipes are packed with bold flavors and nutrient-dense ingredients.

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

With lentils and cremini mushrooms as well as the traditional carrots and peas, this vegetarian take on the traditional British potato-topped Shepherd's pie is satisfying and delicious. We use French green lentils because they hold their shape in cooking.