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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How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3 stars 4885
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.

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.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 291
This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

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.

Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

Rating: 3.5 stars 158
This mouthwatering Italian recipe for gnocchi with tomato sauce was adapted from Martha Stewart Living, February 2004.

Classic Egg Salad

Rating: 3 stars 315
Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.

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.

Sauteed Red Cabbage

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

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 140
Whether eaten warm or out of the fridge, this bright, crunchy potato salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats like pork, steak or chicken.

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

Rating: 4 stars 154
Try a savory approach to your morning oatmeal with the addition of a soft-cooked egg and shredded cheddar cheese.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower
This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.
Avocado-Banana Smoothie
Rating: Unrated 530
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.
Steamed Spinach in the Microwave

This recipe uses a microwave to steam the remaining fresh spinach from Meaghan's Lasagna just before serving.