We’ve all had the “what should I make for dinner” dilemma. And I get it! You want something comforting and delicious, something the entire family will eat, and something healthy. Not to mention, it needs to be quick and easy to make!
Today, I’m sharing 100+ of my favorite “go-to” quick healthy dinners that are perfect for busy weeknights. This recipe guide is a tasty way to cook healthy recipes that everyone will ACTUALLY love. Feel free to bookmark this link to keep it on hand for those last-minute moments!
100+ Quick Healthy Dinner Ideas (Easy Recipes)
Finding quick healthy dinner ideas that you and your family ACTUALLY love is essential for a wholesome lifestyle. From tacos to pizza, to hearty bowls and casseroles, this recipe roundup is focused on comforting, nourishing foods! Here’s what you’ll find in this guide:
- Healthy Taco Recipes
- Healthy Pizza & Pasta
- Quick Dinner Salads
- Healthy Dinner Bowl Recipes
- Easy Casseroles & Skillets
- Other Quick Healthy Dinners
Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas (VIDEO)
Healthy Taco Recipes
Delicious, crunchy, wholesome, with a hint of Sriracha spicy goodness. A little bit of feta to top it off and we have ourselves a super easy, quick, and healthy meal with these healthy chicken tacos!
These Baked Mahi-Mahi Tacos happen to be healthy, gluten-free, and loaded with protein! They’re so easy to make and great for those days when you just want a quick and healthy dinner idea!
Need an easy, healthy recipe for dinner? These Sriracha Lime Shrimp Tacos are SO flavorful, gluten-free, and loaded with nutrition. Make them in about 20 minutes or less for a delicious meal the entire family will love!
These Spicy Salmon tacos are super easy to put together and taste incredible. Made with juicy salmon fillets, corn, shredded cabbage, and drizzled with a creamy avocado lime dressing, they are SO good!
Savory, flavorful, with just the right amount of kick. These Easy Mexican Barbacoa Tacos are great for making an easy and delicious weeknight dinner in the slow cooker this week.
The BEST Baja Shrimp Tacos that are savory, lightly crunchy, full of flavor, spicy to taste, and just SO GOOD! Made with almond flour breaded shrimp, cabbage slaw with a creamy, smoky Baja sauce, fresh cilantro, lime, crunchy red onions, and cotija cheese, all wrapped in a warm whole wheat tortilla. These healthy tacos are perfect for anything, from an easy everyday dinner to a fun summer gathering with friends!
These Healthy Chicken Fajita Tacos are savory, delicious, so easy to make, and one of the best healthy dinner ideas! They’re great for having friends over, an easy weeknight meal, or for meal prep lunches throughout the week.
This is an easy, healthy, and EPIC weeknight dinner. This taco recipe only needs a few ingredients and you are set for dinner!
Jackfruit Pulled Pork Tacos – the EASIEST vegetarian tacos ever! “Pulled pork” made with shredded jackfruit, the best seasoning, and barbecue sauce, filling warm corn tortillas and topped off with cilantro, red onion, cotija cheese (or a vegan cheese alternative), and avocado. These jackfruit tacos are full of summertime vibes and can be made in just 30 minutes!
This Jerk Chicken Taco recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. Keep this recipe on repeat for quick healthy dinners that don’t disappoint!
Healthy Pizza & Pasta
Admittedly, this is not a 30-minute recipe. But it was 100% worth mentioning and adding to this article because it is SO effortless and easy! Not to mention incredibly delicious. Truly one of my favorite easy healthy dinner ideas to keep on repeat!
This is the cheesiest, gooiest, creamiest, BEST Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe for dinner tonight. All of the goodness of classic lasagna, but lightened up and loaded with healthy ingredients for a delicious healthy meal!
Dairy-free, creamy, and DELICIOUS. This Creamy Salmon Pasta Recipe is easy to put together and can be made in 30 minutes or less for one of the best healthy dinner ideas!
These healthy and delicious Margherita Pita Bread Pizzas take only 10 minutes to whip up and are incredibly delicious! If you find yourself craving pizza but you want to stick to your healthy eating routine then look no further, these are for you!
This Easy Vegetarian Baked Ziti Recipe can be made in 30 minutes and is one of the best easy healthy meals! Made with mushrooms, zucchini, bell pepper, cottage cheese, and delicious ziti pasta. Healthy comfort food at its finest!
This Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta recipe is one of the best Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas! Made in 30 minutes or less, you’ll love the summery flavors of this pasta dish.
This Spinach & Mushroom Naan Pizza is easy, quick, and healthy. Perfect for quick healthy dinners on super busy weeknights!
This Creamy Pumpkin Pasta is the BEST for a quick, easy, healthy, and comfort food dinner. It is also Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free.
Healthy, easy, quick homestyle cooking comfort food for the win! This One-Pot Basil Chicken Baked Ziti is perfect for a delicious, easy weeknight dinner!
Made with soft baked pita bread, creamy Havarti cheese, oven-roasted radish slices, and arugula. Thankfully, these pita bread pizzas are better for you, have fewer calories, and are still completely delicious!
The BEST Avocado Pasta Sauce that can be made in 10-minutes or less! It’s quick, easy, healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and delicious. Perfect for an easy healthy dinner idea!
Creamy, cheesy, savory, wholesome pasta coated in a thick, flavorful sauce. You cannot go wrong with this Mushroom & Spinach Pasta Bake!
These Spinach Pesto & Goat Cheese Individual Pizzas are creamy, flavorful, and cheesy! These pizzas are made with a cauliflower pizza crust to ensure you stay on track with your healthy eating.
One of my favorite quick healthy dinner ideas! There’s nothing like this Chicken Tomato Pesto Burrata Pasta recipe for a flavorful dinner that everyone will love. Make this easy and wholesome pasta burrata recipe in just 30 minutes!
Not exactly a pasta recipe, but perfect for adding to your favorite healthy pasta! These Baked Chicken Meatballs with spinach and parmesan are one of the best healthy dinner ideas that everyone will love.
This creamy, delicious, and easy-to-make Spinach Ricotta Mac & Cheese is completely life-changing! Made with wholesome spinach, creamy ricotta, shredded cheddar, mozzarella, and large elbows, this is a pasta recipe that the entire family will love. Put this mac & cheese recipe together in 30 minutes or less for an easy, comforting, next-level dinner!
Quick Dinner Salads
Fresh spinach, hearty quinoa, roasted sweet potatoes, flavorful black beans, creamy avocado, and a lemon tahini dressing that brings it all together. This Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad is nutritious, full of flavor, easy to make, and may just be one of the best-ever quick healthy dinner ideas!
You guys are going to LOVE this one! This is not your typical salad. This Moroccan Chickpea Carrot Salad is FULL of so many amazing and fresh flavors. If you’re into savory, fresh, crunchy, and a touch of sweet then this salad is one of the best healthy meals!
This delicious Roasted Chickpea Fall Salad is crisp and hearty! Made with chopped kale, crunchy pepitas, walnuts, pomegranate arils, dried cranberries, and chickpeas roasted with oil, turmeric, cumin, and cinnamon, this salad is one of the BEST.
Roasted Pumpkin Salad with chopped spinach, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, pomegranate arils, creamy blue cheese, and drizzled with a savory olive oil dressing. This delicious, easy, and healthy dinner recipe is a favorite!
Another healthy meal that’s slightly over 30 minutes, but SO incredibly easy to make that it’s worth the extra time! And it’s hands-off, so you can use that time for other things. This Spicy Southwest Salad copycat recipe tastes just like the Chick-Fil-A version! Make this easy salad in no time at all for one of the best healthy dinner ideas that everyone will love.
Sweet, sun-dried tomatoes, creamy goat cheese, savory lentils, fresh arugula, and fresh tomatoes. All topped with a wholesome Turmeric Ginger Dressing! Perfect for a small summer gathering with friends or as an easy, inspired healthy meal.
This Fig & Goat Cheese Salad is the perfect balance of sweet and savory for a healthy lunch or dinner recipe! Wholesome greens and roasted asparagus topped with sweet, fresh apples, figs, goat cheese, walnuts, and drizzled with the best creamy balsamic dressing!
This 10-Minute Mediterranean Farro Salad is loaded with nutrition and bold, savory flavors! So perfect for a quick and healthy meal!
Fresh greens, wholesome broccoli, asparagus, avocado, and seasoned chickpeas topped with a spoonful of yogurt dressing. This healthy and simple Green Goodness Chickpea Salad is an easy-to-make recipe in 10 minutes or less!
This Easy Quinoa Salad With Feta Cheese recipe is perfect for a healthy, everyday dinner, lunch, or cookout side dish. This vegetarian and gluten-free recipe is loaded with nutrition and delicious!
This Springtime Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is made with fresh spinach, sliced sweet strawberries, creamy avocado, and crunchy walnuts, topped with extra virgin olive oil, and seasoned to taste.
Healthy Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe loaded with spicy greens, creamy avocado, boiled eggs, fresh tomatoes, corn, delicious grilled chicken, and topped with a sprinkle of blue cheese crumbles. So delicious and the best for quick healthy dinners!
One of my favorite Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas! Spicy, creamy, savory, and loaded with nutrition. This Easy Healthy Taco Salad w/ Ground Turkey is super simple to make and oh so delicious!
Crunchy quinoa, refreshing cucumbers, sweet tomatoes, creamy avocado, and savory/spicy meatballs to top it all off! These Mediterranean Salad Bowls w/ Lebanese BBQ Meatballs are so perfect for a quick and healthy dinner!
Made with fresh Brussels sprouts, avocado oil, goat cheese, and cranberries, you cannot go wrong with this delicious healthy dinner salad!
Savory, crunchy, refreshing, and LOADED with nutrition. This is the BEST Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad ever! Whether you’re making it for a vegetarian meal or a side dish, you’ll love this easy healthy dinner idea.
This Chili Mango Zesty Quinoa Salad is bringing you all the flavor, nutrition, and refreshing flavors. This salad is anything BUT boring!
This Radish & Tangerine Quinoa Detox Salad is Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free. It’s the perfect salad to keep you on track with your healthy eating goals. Don’t let this quick and healthy dinner idea pass you by!
This Golden Beet Pecan Detox salad is healthy, colorful, and delicious! You’ll love the textures added to this detox salad!
This Kale Quinoa Curry Salad is warm, savory, crispy, and heavenly. With just a hint of curry, balancing beautifully with the fresh-out-of-the-oven roasted Brussels sprouts. This is the perfect healthy meal!
This salad is sweet, savory, and crunchy. This is another great salad that is Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free.
So much flavor, so good, so healthy, so easy. Made with spiraled sweet potatoes, olive oil, turmeric, spinach, pistachios, and chickpeas, this is the perfect salad for dinner!
Sweet, savory, creamy, and crunchy. It doesn’t get easier than a salad in a jar! Throw it all together and have quick healthy dinners ready to go for the week ahead.
Sweet and crips cherry plums, finely chopped spinach, arugula, savory grape tomatoes, and wholesome quinoa all balanced out by creamy goat cheese. This salad is perfect for easy healthy dinner ideas!
Healthy Bowl Recipes
Hot Honey Chickpea Bowls are the perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and savory! Loaded with flavor and nutrition, these hearty bowls make for a delicious lunch or healthy dinner recipe idea. They’re also great for prepping in advance and taking on the go. Make this easy vegetarian recipe in 20 minutes or less for a meal that everyone will love!
51. Taco Bowl Recipe
This 20-Minute Taco Bowl Recipe is the BEST for an easy and delicious weeknight dinner! Made with ground turkey, instant rice, black beans, tomatoes, peppers, and fresh cilantro, this is a meal that everyone will love. Add a creamy yogurt sauce and a squeeze of fresh lime juice for a no-fuss dinner idea that can be made in no time at all.
This Creamy Lemon Kale Pesto Gnocchi is one of the BEST quick healthy dinner ideas! Make it in 20 minutes flat for a delicious meal that everyone will love. Perfect as a filling vegetarian recipe, or add your protein of choice. Every bite is so good!
This Peanut Butter Chicken recipe is the BEST for an easy and delicious dinner the entire family will love! Flavorful chicken breast cooked in a sticky, garlicky peanut butter sauce that’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory.
Savory, spicy, and DELICIOUS. These Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Bowls are loaded with sweet and tangy buffalo sauce flavors. Whip up this easy, healthy dinner recipe in just 30 minutes!
A comforting classic that everyone will love. This Creamy White Chicken Chili recipe is made with healthy ingredients, loaded with flavor, easy to make, and perfect for a quick, weeknight dinner!
The ultimate weeknight dinner recipe! Crispy tofu, savory zucchini, sliced carrots, and fresh avocado, all served over delicious fried rice and covered in a sauce that’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory. If you’re on the search for a quick and easy dinner recipe, these Asian Tofu Rice Bowls are nutritious and delicious!
Need an easy pantry recipe that’s delicious and healthy? This Quinoa Chili is easy to make, loaded with flavor, and perfect for a quick dinner.
Another slightly over 30-minutes easy healthy dinner idea that’s worth mentioning! These easy Hot Honey Chicken Bowls are incredibly delicious, loaded with flavor, and perfect for a weeknight meal. Plus, it’s one of our most popular recipes here on Jar Of Lemons!
Easy to make and perfect for dinner. This classic and delicious Vegan Chili recipe is the BEST and one that the entire family will love!
The BEST Sweet Potato Soup Recipe in 25 minutes or less for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner! Creamy with the perfect balance of savory and sweet. You and your family will love this delicious soup!
These Low-Carb Mexican Meal Prep Bowls are perfect for taking with you on the go! Low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, and delicious.
These Meal Prep Chicken Burrito Bowls (southwest edition) are delicious! They’re gluten-free and only take about 30 minutes to put together. They’re great for a quick and easy dinner for busy weeknights!
With 17g of protein, this Hearty Vegan Lentil Soup Recipe is perfect for an incredibly easy and healthy dinner! Made with wholesome lentils, fresh or frozen vegetables, diced tomatoes, and the best seasoning. You and your family will love this recipe!
Easy Vegetarian Summer Chili that’s savory, hearty, and perfect for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner! This chili recipe is Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Dairy Free.
Creamy, savory, wholesome, and delicious. You will absolutely love this recipe for an easy weeknight dinner!
Combine turmeric quinoa with fresh kale, turmeric roasted potatoes, paprika roasted chickpeas, and a delicious avocado for the most epic Vegan Turmeric Quinoa Power Bowls!
One of the best 30-minute healthy dinner ideas! Savory, flavorful BBQ Chicken Power Bowls that are also gluten-free and SO easy to make. Made with chicken breast, chicken thighs, or even rotisserie chicken, these bowls are quick healthy dinners for the win!
Vegan, hearty, and delicious! You won’t be compromising taste with these delicious Vegan Meal Prep Black Bean Quinoa Bowls!
These Broccoli & Chickpea Rainbow Power Bowls make ‘eating the rainbow’ easy and delicious! Also, they likely fit into your healthy-eating plan because they’re vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and grain-free!
Wholesome, warm, savory, and delicious Lentil Turmeric Detox Soup with chickpeas and broccoli! This detox soup is SO good and will not disappoint!
This Power Bowl recipe is everything savory, a touch of sweet, a lot wholesome, and loaded with flavor! They’re balanced in healthy carbs, fat, and protein as well and loaded with vitamins!
These easy taco bowls will be one of your new favorite healthy dinner ideas! Delicious and full of flavor.
This creamy, savory, healthy warm soup is perfection. This Pumpkin Curry Soup is also Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free!
If you’ve been searching for that healthy weeknight dinner recipe to really take things up a notch, these Vegetarian Spicy Korean Bibimbap Bowls are just what you need!
Creamy, soft zucchini noodles loaded with a thick & hearty traditional red sauce, sautéed mushrooms, and sweet tomatoes. This Vegetarian Zucchini Spaghetti w/ Red Sauce & Mushrooms recipe is the perfect combination of easy, healthy meals and homestyle cooking comfort food!
Creamy, savory, and just a touch spicy. These nutritious power bowls make a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight dinner!
This is the easiest and most delicious One-Pot Shrimp Scampi w/ Zucchini Noodles ever. This Shrimp Scampi recipe is creamy, savory, and has the best lemon and garlic flavors!
This Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp is made with the best curry sauce that is sweet, savory, spicy, warm, and delicious. So perfect for any shrimp lover!
When life gets busy, one-pan/sheet pan dinners like this Baked Chicken With Turmeric Sauce become staples. And good thing, because this recipe is creamy, savory goodness on a plate!
Easy Casseroles & Skillets
This Paleo Chicken Mushroom Casserole is an easy dinner idea for even the pickiest of eaters! Paleo-friendly, dairy-free, and gluten-free, this recipe is known for its indulgent, savory flavor. Create this wholesome and rich dinner for any night of the week!
This Spicy Southwest Butternut Squash Casserole is savory, spicy, wholesome, and perfect for a quick and easy dinner! Made with wholesome veggies and ground beef, this make-ahead meal can be made entirely in a casserole dish and is bursting with flavor. It’s also one of our most popular recipes!
This Easy Turkey Rice Casserole recipe is the BEST! Creamy, cheesy, savory, and lightened up for a cozy dinner the entire family will love. Make this delicious meal in just 30 minutes or less!
Shredded chicken, black beans, corn tortillas, diced peppers, light sour cream, and cheese all mixed together in a skillet and topped with cilantro and avocado. This Creamy Healthy Chicken Enchilada Skillet is perfect for an easy dinner!
Whole wheat pasta, chicken, and broccoli in an easy-to-make creamy cashew sauce that can be ready in 30 minutes. This Healthy Chicken Broccoli Pasta Casserole is EVERYTHING and perfect for a quick, weeknight dinner!
Easy Apricot Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Recipe made with chicken breast, fresh mozzarella, apricot slices, and wholesome spinach. If you’re looking for easy, healthy meals for dinner tonight, this recipe is a family favorite!
Creamy, savory, hearty, healthy comfort food at its finest. Add fresh herbs for one of the best healthy dinner recipes!
Dinner tonight, lunch tomorrow! Whether you’re a leftovers kinda person or not, this delicious Chicken Fajita Casserole can be made in advance and served throughout the week!
Sweet, savory, and delicious! This One Pot Honey Rosemary Chicken & Vegetables recipe will keep you coming back for more!
This rice is super light and fluffy with a perfectly balanced hint of rosemary, sweet bell peppers, and THE MOST epically savory mushrooms. If you’re not a mushroom fan, it’s quite possible that you will be after this recipe!
Other Quick Healthy Dinners
Savory rice combined with red beans and the perfect amount of spices! Full of flavor, this quick and easy Spanish Rice & Beans recipe is the best vegetarian meal or side dish. Make this recipe in about 30 minutes for a dinner that everyone will love!
These Slow Cooker Fiesta Ranch Chicken Wraps are perfect for a busy weekday lunch or dinner recipe. Made with whole wheat wrap tortillas, crispy, fresh vegetables, homemade healthy fiesta ranch, and slow cooker ranch chicken, this recipe is INCREDIBLY delicious and easy to make!
This Air Fryer Crispy Brussels Sprouts & Bacon recipe is a favorite! With Brussels sprouts that are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, this is a savory side dish that everyone will love. Seasoned to perfection with garlic, then tossed together with smoky, delicious bacon.
The BEST Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto for easy healthy meals! This creamy and savory recipe is great as a vegetarian main meal or hearty side dish. Made with flavorful rice, chicken broth, wholesome mushrooms, and fresh rosemary!
This Thai Pineapple Fried Rice recipe is easy to make, healthy, and DELICIOUS. With the right amount of sweet and savory flavors, it’s perfect for pairing with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu, or eating as a vegetarian dinner on its own!
SUPER easy 5-step 5-ingredient Shrimp Guacamole Tostadas that are completely perfect for quick healthy dinners! Truly one of the easiest recipes ever. The entire family will love them!
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice that’s perfect for dinner tonight! This 10-minute recipe is easy to make, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and great for the entire family
Steak and sweet potato skillet made in just 25 minutes with just 10 simple ingredients. Tossed in a smokey chipotle sauce to bring it all together for an easy and healthy one-pan dinner recipe!
This hearty and delicious Vegan Potato Curry is INCREDIBLY easy to make! Savory, spicy, and with a touch of sweet, the flavors of this crowd-pleasing potato curry are so yummy.
Simple, fresh, and delicious. This Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp recipe is made with only a few ingredients and packed with flavor. Make this from start to finish in only 20 minutes and have a healthy, filling, and satisfying meal on the table that the entire family will love!
Don’t feel like firing up the grill? No problem! This tender, flaky Maple Barbecue Salmon recipe is made in the oven in 25 minutes or less! Perfect for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner that the entire family will love!
This Healthy Avocado Egg Salad recipe is made with hard-boiled eggs, no mayo, and is perfect for a quick and easy lunch in 10 minutes or less! Layer it on toast or turn it into a sandwich recipe the entire family will love.
The BEST Coconut Lentil & Chickpea Curry that’s creamy, sweet, savory, spicy, and pairs perfectly with rice. Top it off with basil for the perfect, easy, healthy dinner recipe! This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
Basil Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner that’s savory and delicious. Made with organic chicken, roasted asparagus, and potatoes, then topped with a tomato basil sauce that makes for the perfect, healthy, 30-minute dinner!
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps that are easy to make and DELICIOUS! Perfect for a healthy meal that the whole family will love.
Savory, simple, and healthy. This 30-Minute Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe is the best ever and is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo. It’s perfect for dinner!
Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers loaded with savory ground turkey, wholesome spinach, and sweet pine nuts. This recipe is easy to make and perfect for any healthy meal!
This Easy Baked Teriyaki Salmon Recipe is the ULTIMATE quick and healthy weeknight dinner. Loaded with flavor, this healthy meal can be made in 30 minutes or less!
These easy Baked Sweet Potatoes w/ Chickpeas & Broccoli Pesto make a delicious vegan meal or side dish! Have them ready in no time at all for a unique and awesome healthy weeknight dinner.
This 30-Minute Healthy Sloppy Joes recipe is incredibly easy to make, loaded with veggies, gluten-free, dairy-free, and perfect for a quick healthy dinner or freezer meal!
Savory, hearty, cheesy, Healthy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas that can also be meal prepped and turned into a freezer meal. I’m loving that this quick weeknight dinner is delicious and easy to make!
100+ Quick Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas (30 Minutes Or Less)
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- 1 cup fresh veggies
- 1 cup whole grains
- 1 cup favorite protein
Healthy Dinner Ideas
- Healthy Shredded Chicken Tacos
- Baked Mahi-Mahi Tacos
- Creamy Salmon Pasta
- Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta
- Mushroom & Spinach Pasta Bake
- Moroccan Chickpea Carrot Salad
- Healthy Chicken Cobb Salad
- Taco Bowl Recipe
- Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad
- Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Bowls
- BBQ Chicken Power Bowls
- Spicy Butternut Squash Casserole
- Creamy Healthy Enchilada Skillet
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- Make these delicious recipes in 30 minutes or less for healthy dinner ideas that everyone will love!