10 Healthy Meals To Make For Dinner

Dinner is the most savory, mouth-watering meal of the day. With so many combinations of good food mixed together (i.e. pasta, chicken, steak, etc.), having dinner is one of the best moments of the day to look forward to. However, most people want to take a healthier approach when having dinner, and knowing the best recipes for remaining healthy is the key to enjoying a delectable, nutritious meal. Check out this list of 10 healthy recipes for dinner that’ll still leave a full and sensational taste in your mouth.

1. Hot Chicken Chopped Salad

Most dinners serve a salad along with their signature dishes to create a balanced meal, but try tossing things up a little bit by trying out this hot chicken chopped salad. With this salad recipe, you’re frying the chicken before tossing it in a buffalo and honey sauce mix to give it a strong, tangy taste. Add the chicken in with some spinach, cabbage, red onion, cherry tomatoes and cucumber. For the dressing, you can create it from home with a mixture of Greek yogurt, lemon juice, green onions, salt, mustard, garlic, and black pepper. Drizzle this creamy, flavorful homemade dressing on top of your salad and enjoy the mix of delectable and zesty spices that can still provide nutrition and a great taste.

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2. Hearty Turkey Tacos

Taco Tuesdays just got way better with this particular recipe! Now you can enjoy this classic Mexican treat with a healthy “hearty” twist to it by making hearty turkey tacos. The ground beef will be replaced with ground turkey to give it more protein with less fat. Instead of grocery bought salsa, substitute that for a healthier homemade salsa combined with tomatillos, jalapeno, garlic, onion, and cilantro in a food processor. Once the ground turkey is done cooking along with the yellow onions, add that into your tortillas and your hearty salsa mix and top it off with some cilantro, radishes, and cheeses. This recipe will leave you excited for every taco Tuesday.

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3. Tofu Buddha Bowl

Another delicious dish that can leave a mouth-watering and savory taste is a tofu Buddha bowl. Tofu provides a lot of protein along with amino acids that can provide iron and calcium throughout your body. Sliced into cubes, the tofu will be marinated in sesame oil, mirin, Fiery spice blend, and salt. To provide further flavor and more nutrition, the bowl will consist of sweet potatoes, blanch, broccoli florets, and peanut sauce. Add in more flavor by tossing in some quinoa, purple cabbage, cucumber and avocado sauce. Mix everything in together and you’ll find yourself in for a substantial and divine meal.

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4. Pizza Margherita By Mario Batali

Who wouldn’t enjoy a great and delicious pizza during dinner? Now you can enjoy it even more while indulging in the health benefits of this pizza margherita dish. This dish is created by one America’s top chefs, Mario Batali. Instead of adding in the usual toppings that can cause extra calories, grease and fat (pepperoni, sausage, ham, etc.), keep things simple by only topping the homemade dough with some tomato sauce and some mozzarella cheese. The kicker here is that the dough will be cooked in a frying pan, which can leave out any extra source of unhealthy factors. Broil it for five minutes and then top it off with some basil and get your feel of little Italy for your next dinner.

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5. Organic Quinoa Rice Cakes With Mediterranean Chicken

Quinoa is another great source of healthy benefactors that can increase your strength and health every day. Kick things up a notch with it by making some organic quinoa rice cakes with some Mediterranean chicken. You’d be using packages of seeds of change organic quinoa and brown rice with some garlic and then shaping it into a small patty to put your marinated and cooked chicken into the mix. Cook the quinoa cakes in the skillet for a few minutes and then add in your salty, spicy, and lemony chicken bites garnished with some tomatoes and parsley that’ll give it a divine touch. This recipe will be sure to give you a savory, tasty treat that’ll leave all of the delicious flavors resting on your tongue.

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6. One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken And Rice

Chicken and rice is a great combination for any dinner occasion. These classic dinner dishes can now be served with a healthier twist with this one-pot cilantro lime chicken and rice recipe. Cooking up the chicken and rice in the same pot, a mixture of different ingredients will be added to give it some zesty, flavorful, well-seasoned tastes to create the ultimate flavor. Mixing together some poblano peppers, yellow onion, garlic, chicken broth, tomatoes, and lime juice, this dish will be guaranteed to fill you in on a full stomach while enjoying this combination of zesty, tasteful spices and goods. Top it off with some cilantro when finished cooking to add the finishing touches to this healthy, juicy meal!

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7. Cucumber, Tomato, And Avocado Salad

Keep things simple for your dinner by adding in this cucumber, tomato, and avocado salad. With a combination of these three nutritious and healthy foods, this salad will give you all of the nutrition and vitamins that your body needs in just one sitting. Slice and dice the cucumber, tomato, and avocado and then add in some olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix this bowl in together and then top it off with some cilantro for the finishing touch, and then you and your family will be ready to dig into to this sweet and heavenly salad.

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8. Popcorn Tofu Nuggets

It’s always good to try something different with food. While also trying to maintain your health by watching what you consume, you still want to get that taste of life in every bite. These popcorn tofu nuggets will do just the trick for that. The tofu will be cut up into tiny cubes and dipped in mayo to add a flavory, creamy fill on the inside. Then, add the tofu into a breadcrumb mix of ¬†nutritional yeast, paprika, and garlic powder. After baking them in the oven for about 40 minutes, you’ll be ready to enjoy these good-tasting nuggets with half the fat and calories while still feasting on a good meal.

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9. Avocado Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs is another delicious dinner treat that’s enjoyed amongst most families. Taking a healthier route with this recipe while still enjoying the marvelous taste will give you the utmost satisfaction. Avocado deviled eggs are definitely not your usual deviled egg dish. The yolk will be mixed in with some Greek yogurt, mustard, lemon juice, and avocados that will provide a rich and nutritious texture to your eggs. Take the avocado filling and put it into your eggs, top it off with some paprika and you’ll be ready to have a healthy, nutritious dish that’ll give off a spicy kick to satisfy your taste buds.

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10. Zesty One-Pot Chicken Bake

One last dinner dish to try out to get all of your healthy nutrients from is a zesty one-pot chicken bake. Using boneless skinless chicken thighs, it’ll be mixed in with some rice, onion, red bell pepper, garlic, and chicken stock to help further enhance the juicy taste of the seasoned and delicious chicken. Add rice into the mix to provide more flavor along with a zesty spice blend. After baking in the oven, for about half an hour, this healthy delightful dish will be ready to serve to your family for one incredible meal.

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Going the healthy route is never a bad thing, but one thing to remember about it is that you can still enjoy your favorite dishes while also getting the necessary nutrients that your body needs. These hearty, healthy and tasty dishes will do the trick to leading you on a healthier path and a night of delicious meals.

What other healthy meals do you recommend eating for dinner? Feel free to leave your comments and thoughts below!

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