12 Meals That Make Eating Healthy Easy
Why does it often feel like healthy meals are always more complicated? These recipes prove that healthy meals can be easy and actually taste good — they're sure to give you healthy eating inspiration. Plus they're all made with five ingredients or less. But how to make them a meal? We've paired each recipe with a healthy side to round out dinner. Keep reading for 12 easy, healthy meals to whip up this week.
Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp
Spaghetti Squash with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Romano
Spinach-Stuffed Flounder with Mushrooms and Feta
Grilled Jalapeno Tuna Steaks
Parchment Baked Salmon
Wrapping your salmon in parchment paper is a great way keep it moist and flavorful. Take it from reviewer Bibi who says, "Don't be afraid to bake salmon in parchment. It's a great method for keeping your expensive fish from drying out if it's a minute or two too long in the oven." Make it a meal with this curried cashew, pear, and grape salad on the side.
Ultra Easy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs
Honey Key Lime Grilled Chicken
Key lime juice is the secret to this simple recipe. You can find it bottled at most grocery stores. "It was simple and super easy to make. The trick is to marinate the chicken for at least an hour or two. The key lime taste is great, subtle & delicious. Everyone wanted more," says reviewer PIXIE3. This makes for a bright and flavorful meal when served alongside this heirloom tomato salad with rosemary.
Portobello Mushroom Caps and Veggies
Swap expensive, high-calorie steak for this portobello steak topped with onions and bell peppers. "The flavor was incredible; very filling but healthy," says reviewer LIAMSMAMA. Pair it with kale with caramelized onions for a veggie-packed meal that's anything but boring.
Cod with Lemon, Garlic, and Chives
Simple Mexican Quinoa
Chicken breasts with red chile peppers and tomatoes are combined to make a flavorful yet simple dish. Serve it over your favorite grain, like quinoa or farro, to make a well-balanced meal. Reviewer Buckwheat Queen says, "Man I love easy recipes. This is as good as it is easy. I served it over some quinoa."