List of 50 Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas!

Sometimes the hardest part of having dinner on the table is simply figuring out What to Cook?

Follow along with this list of 50 easy healthy dinner ideas to add to your dinner rotation for a variety of healthy dinner ideas that are quick to prep, easy to cook, nutrient dense, and easy to clean up for budget friendly dinner ideas perfect for feeding a family.

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What To Cook For Dinner This Week?


Here is a list of 50 easy healthy dinner ideas to try out this week. Our simple recipe ideas a great for feeding a family with a variety of options to choose from you won't have any trouble figuring out what to make for dinner this week?

  1. Sushi Bowl with White Rice, Steamed Shrimp, Carrots, Cucumbers, Seaweed Strips, and a Wasabi Drizzle

  2. Japanese Stir Fry with Sautéed Shrimp, Pan Seared Steak, Sautéed Mushrooms and Broccoli

  3. Chicken Breast with Mushroom Gravy and Baked Broccoli Served Over Buttered Rice

  4. Sautéed Spanish Pork Chops with Seasoned Rice and Kidney Beans

  5. One Pot Chili with Cornbread and a Side Salad

  6. Baked Salmon with Pan Seared Green Beans and Risotto

  7. BBQ Chicken Legs with Homemade Potato Salad and Baked Beans

  8. Oven Roasted Pork Sliders with Homemade Cole Slaw

  9. Sloppy Joe's with Baked Fries

  10. Gourmet Burgers Topped with Pan Seared Pineapple Slices and a BBQ Sauce Drizzle

  11. Ground Beef Tacos with Nachos and Re-fried Beans

  12. Buttered Noodles with Green Peas and Grilled Chicken

  13. Oven Baked Italian Sausage with Baked Shrimp, Roasted Potatoes, and Seasoned Corn on the Cob

  14. Meatball Marina Subs with Baked Homemade Fries and a Side Salad

  15. Homemade Empanadas with Baked Plantains and Fresh Avocado Slices

  16. Pan Seared Steak with Loaded Baked Potato and Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  17. Pan Seared Steak and Onion Gravy Served Over Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Carrots

  18. Pan Seared Kielbasa with Mac and Cheese with Green Peas

  19. Chicken Rodeo with Bacon Sautéed Mushrooms and Melted Provolone Served with Sautéed Green Beans and Roasted Italian Potatoes

  20. Homemade Chicken Soup with French Bread and a Side Salad

  21. Steamed Shrimp with Buttered Rice and Green Peas

  22. Homemade Pizza with Oven Baked Buffalo Wings and Celery Sticks

  23. Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

  24. Loaded Potato Skins with Oven Roasted BBQ Wings and a Side Salad

  25. Grilled Chicken Wrap with Crisp Lettuce, Avocado, and Bacon Served with Chips and a Salad

  26. Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

  27. Grilled Chicken with Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Roasted Brussels

  28. Pre-made stuffed Clams with Loaded Baked Potato, Sautéed Buttered Shrimp, and a Salad

  29. Grilled Chicken Salad with Egg, Bacon, and Cheese Toppings

  30. Spaghetti with Ground Beef, Garlic Bread, and a Fresh Salad

  31. Taco Casserole Served with Nachos and Avocado Slices

  32. BBQ Chicken Fajitas with Spanish Rice and Beans

  33. Pan Seared Steak with Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Corn, and Baked Garlic Bread

  34. Roasted Pork Belly with Buttered Rice, Steamed Potato with Hot Sauce, Kidney Beans, and Plantains

  35. Grilled Chicken Sandwich on Toasted Bread with melted Provolone, Bacon, and an Avocado Mayonnaise

  36. Buddha Bowl with Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Brussels, Avocado, and Grilled Chicken Breast

  37. Grilled Chicken with a Tzatziki Cumber Sauce Served with Chick Peas and Buttered Rice

  38. Gourmet Quesadillas Served with Spanish Rice and Plantains

  39. Teriyaki Chicken Thighs Served with Roasted Carrots, Buttered Rice, and Green Peas

  40. Sheet Pan Dinner with Roasted Vegetables and Oven Roasted Chicken Served with Rice

  41. Oven Roasted BBQ Ribs Served with Potato Salad and Baked Beans

  42. Grilled Chicken Flat Bread Wrap with Sliced Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Raw Carrots Slices, Sautéed Mushrooms, and a Cayenne Spicy Mayo Drizzle

  43. Dirty Rice with Ground Beef and Sautéed Chopped Peppers

  44. Oven Roasted Gravy Pork Chops with Mashed Potatoes and Corn

  45. Oven Roasted Pork Roast with Steamed Potatoes and Carrots Served Over Buttered Rice

  46. Shrimp Stir Fry with Carrots, Broccoli, Mushrooms, and Green Peas with a Soy Sauce Drizzle

  47. Curry Chicken Kabobs with a Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce with Roasted Zucchini

  48. BBQ Chicken Drumsticks Served with Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Raw Broccoli Bacon Crunch

  49. Spanish Rice with Shredded Chicken Drumsticks, Green Beans, Carrots, and Corn

  50. Oven Roasted Pineapple Ham with Gravy Mashed Potatoes and a String Bean Casserole

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What To Cook For Dinner With What I Have


Take the stress out of dinner with these easy healthy dinner ideas that are simple to create and nutrient dense for feeding a family with minimal prep, easy clean up, and budget friendly options.


Follow along with our Mini Course: How to Cook 7 Meats for Everyday Meals for additional tips on simple protein preparations.


Creating a healthy dinner meal rotation can be made easy by simply mixing and matching your favorite proteins and sides to create well rounded meals.

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