I’m sure you and your family would like some of the healthy easy quick dinner ideas and recipes that I have personally tried myself. To discover new food and fancy recipes,I have found an easy way to get things done.
People say that diet is one of the main reasons behind obesity in America. Cutting back on unhealthy food and eating healthier alternatives is a must for the management of weight. What some people find hard to do is to come up with healthy meals ideas that are quick, easy, and cheap at the same time, especially during weeknights.
Most of these easy dinner recipes can be made in under 30 minutes or otherwise have very little hands-on time before going into the oven to bake, allowing you more time to get all the things done on busy school nights.
Whether it’s a hearty soup, that can double as lunch the next day, or easy to whip up stir-fries, easy instant pot recipes or simple sheet pan dinners, you’ll find inspiration here. And guess what? Your kids will love them too! Super kid-friendly, these super-fast dinners are just the ticket when things get busy.
Tip: Take inventory of what you already have on hand and start there! Put a few of these veggie-loaded, quick and easy dinner ideas on your meal plan this week and please let us know your favorites in the comments below!
FAST & EASY PASTA RECIPES
BAKED ZITI WITH SPINACH, MUSHROOMS AND RICOTTA
This can be made in one pan and requires no pre-boiling of pasta. 15 minutes of hands-on time before baking! Perfect for weeknight dinners! Vegan-adaptable!
BROCCOLINI CHICKPEA PASTA
This simple pasta with Broccolini, Preserved Lemon and Chickpeas is punchy and bright and comes together quickly and easily – on the table in under 30 minutes! A tasty healthy weeknight dinner!
Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff – a simple, easy vegetarian weeknight dinner that is creamy, hearty and full of delicious depth and flavor! Vegan Adaptable!
SPAGHETTI WITH QUICK TOMATO SAUCE
Fresh tomatoes are cooked into a Quick Tomato Sauce with garlic and basil. Keep it vegan or add cheese. Seriously one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE recipes on the blog. SO Simple, easy, delicious. A great way to use up all your garden tomatoes!
QUICK AND EASY FISH AND SEAFOOD RECIPES
QUICK AND EASY SALMON CAKES RECIPE
A simple pantry recipe made with canned salmon, that can be whipped up in 20 minutes, perfect for midweek meals! Serve with a side of Crunchy Asian Slaw!
SIMPLE BAKED COD
A simple meal with Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic Lemon- a fast and easy weeknight dinner that is healthy and delicious!
FISH TACOS WITH CILANTRO LIME CABBAGE SLAW
Our “go-to” healthy weeknight dinner that be made in 30 minutes flat. These can be grilled or roasted and feel free to sub tofufor a vegan option!
FAST AND EASY CHICKEN DINNERS!
FIERY BURMESE CHICKEN (OR TOFU) AND VEGGIES
A fast and full-flavored, Burmese-style stir-fry that can be made in 20 minutes flat! Vegan and Gluten-free adaptable, this tasty weeknight dinner is low in carbs.
INSTANT POT PEANUT CHICKEN
This can be made in a pressure cooker or on the stovetop! A simple, delicious one-pot meal that can be made in 25 minutes! Paleo and GF adaptable, this delicious weeknight dinner can be prepped ahead, or cooked ahead for the busy work week!
THE BEST PAD THAI RECIPE!
This adaptable Pad Thai can be made with tofu, chicken or shrimp. No hard-to-find ingredients, this recipe is stripped down to the basics. Once you have the ingredients gathered, this tasty weeknight dinner cooks in under 15 minutes!
CLEAN OUT YOUR FRIDGE TANDOORI BAKE.
Make this with chicken, fish or tofu (or some of each for mixed households) and load it up with healthy veggies. Just 15-20 minutes of hands-on time. So easy and full of soul-satisfying Indian flavors, this weeknight dinner is perfect for all.