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 substitute for pasta, but that's not all it can do. Here, we share our best cooking techniques and favorite recipes that use the vegetable.
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 modern collection of satisfying vegan main dishes puts our favorite superfoods, including sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and legumes, to work in salads, curries, tacos, and other tasty options.
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

Rating: 3 stars 755
Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted red potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.

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.

Simple Poached Salmon

Rating: 3 stars 305
A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

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.

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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20 Delicious, Healthy Salmon Recipes That Make Eating Better So Easy
In addition to being rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, salmon is also a great source of protein. Make your weeknight meals even better for you by preparing one of our super tasty, nutritious salmon recipes.
25 Healthy One-Pot Meals Guaranteed to Kickstart Your Wellness Routine
An easy route to sensible, good-for-you meals is to make dinner in just one pot, sheet pan, or Dutch oven. From pastas to soups, here are some of our favorite recipes to try now.
Asparagus Gruyere Tart
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Especially when made with plump, in-season asparagus, this dish makes for a sophisticated, visually pleasing appetizer.