All too often, dinnertime strikes fear in our hearts; the clock hits 5PM and we find ourselves frantically scanning the fridge – or, maybe more accurately, frantically scanning the not-so-nutritious takeout menu.
Coming up with healthy recipes that will satisfy the whole family can be a daunting task, especially when we're hangry ourselves. That's why we're always on the hunt for brilliant dinner hacks to keep all those demanding tummies happy and oh-so-healthy.
Fast, easy, nutritious dinners with virtually zero cleanup? Sign. Us. Up. That's the name of the game when it comes to these healthy, one-pan stir-fry meals. Having a good stir-fry recipe tucked away in your back pocket is the key making a healthy dinner happen even on the busiest of nights.
Juicy shrimp and tender bell peppers make the perfect filling in a soft, warm tortilla for the easiest, most delicious weeknight dinner you can throw together in a flash. Top it off with fresh lime juice, cilantro, avocado, salsa and anything else your heart desires for a flavor-packed meal.
The tender shrimp are delicious, and the crunchy asparagus add texture, but the real star of this dish is the tangy lemon sauce that brings a bit of extra zest to the meal. And the best part is, it will only take you less than 15 minutes to throw it all together and get this colorful, flavorful entrée out on the table for your hungry family.
This easy, one-pan meal is vegan and gluten-free — a must-make recipe to keep you and your family’s nutrition on track. Plant-based protein tofu is low-fat, cholesterol-free, inexpensive and totally delicious, with just the right amount of zest and spiciness thanks to the dried pepper flakes.
This beef stir fry uses ingredients you most likely already have in your fridge, plus it only takes about 20 minutes to pull it all together. Packed with veggies and loaded with tender beef doused in a delicious chili garlic sauce, this dinner will become your new go-to on busy nights.
It doesn’t get easier than roughly chopping veggies and tossing marinated chicken thighs on a baking sheet; that’s all there is to it with this juicy honey-lemon chicken and tender roasted potatoes. The honey lemon marinade drips down during cooking to coat the potatoes in the sweet sauce, and sprigs of fresh rosemary perfectly complete this kid-friendly meal.
A simple honey mustard glaze featuring dijon, brown sugar and red pepper takes this salmon over the top. It only needs to marinate about 10 minutes, meaning dinner is on the table in under 30 minutes! Add in a serving of veggies with the roasted green beans and you’ve got a balanced, delicious meal ready in no time flat.
Whip up this flavorful dish by simply pan sautéing tofu, shiitake mushrooms and sliced onions! Add the homemade thai-style peanut sauce to make it crispy without frying! Then choose a base of rice, quinoa or your go-to grain and be prepared to want to cook again as soon as possible.
Roasted garlic parmesan veggies mix with juicy sausage and fresh herbs for a ridiculously easy, flavorful meal that’s just as versatile as it is tasty: eat it alone as is, toss it with whole grain pasta, pour a few scoops of it over brown rice — the sky is the limit with this healthy dinner powerhouse.