Quick & Easy Healthy Recipes

Never let costs, time, or ingredient roadblocks sway you from eating healthy again with these quick and easy recipes! Simplify eating well for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with recipes that include healthy breads, soups, rice and pasta dishes. And don't forget to make room for dessert with healthy snacks and sweets.

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Quick Vegetarian Main Course Recipes

Whip up an easy, satisfying vegetarian meal any day of the week, including chili, pizza, enchiladas, tacos, frittatas, stir-fry, and pasta for every season.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Simple Poached Salmon

Rating: 3.08 stars
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A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Baked Fish with Summer Squash

Rating: 5 stars
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Think baked fish is boring? One taste of this catch of the day, and you'll be hooked. Thinly slice the squashes so they cook as swiftly as the cod or halibut, and combine them with capers, thyme, and olive oil. Covering with foil for most of the cooking time is key: The protein stays tender, the vegetables get soft and juicy, and every forkful bursts with flavor.
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Soaked Chia Seeds

This make-ahead mix lets you power up with omega-3s, fiber, and protein. You've no doubt heard all the buzz about nutrient-packed chia seeds. Well, here's a super-easy way to include them in your daily routine.

Classic Egg Salad

Rating: 3.22 stars
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Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.

Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

This mouthwatering Italian recipe for gnocchi with tomato sauce was adapted from Martha Stewart Living, February 2004.

Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast

Like a cross between avocado toast and egg salad, this delicious mash-up is served on whole-grain toast and finished with delicate fresh chives. Plus, there's no mayo here—creamy avocado provides plenty of richness.

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Rating: 3.27 stars
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Whether eaten warm or out of the fridge, this bright, crunchy potato salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats like pork, steak or chicken.

Sauteed Red Cabbage

The vegetable side has a slightly sweet-and-sour flavor.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

Rating: 3.3 stars
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This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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.

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

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Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Soy-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3.43 stars
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This tasty, simple salmon recipe is from Anne Ford, of Palo Alto, California.