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

Collard Greens Recipes

Move over, kale; the collard greens are coming. Collards are a staple in many Southern dishes and add healthy nutrients to any meal. Traditionally, collards are paired with ham hocks and other pork for flavor and richness, but we have plenty of delicious vegetarian options.

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

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.

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.

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.

Simple Poached Salmon

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A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Slow-Baked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes

Cooking the salmon at a low heat makes for tender meat and a vibrant hue. Set off the fish's decadence with a little basil and a burst of tangy-sweet tomatoes.

One-Pot Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon

Less is more in this quick and easy weeknight dinner. It calls for just five main ingredients (penne, broccoli, garlic, lemon, and Parmesan) and requires minimal cleanup.
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Roasted Vegetable Soup

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Roasted vegetables have a sweet, smoky flavor. Serve this soup with slices of good-quality crusty bread, or with toasted cheese sandwiches.