Whether you’re planning ahead or want something perfect for tonight, these 122 Healthy Dinner Recipes will help you make a memorable meal.
There’s something about the act of writing down what we will be eating each night and posting it on the refrigerator that makes it more real. It’s more apt to become our reality. And I’ve found that the longer I have been doing this, the more likely I’ve been to respect our meal plan.
(Before I started working at home I used to also meal prep for lunches and I suspect I will again, whenever my office reopens.)
But sometimes I have difficulty. That was the case last weekend when I stared at the blank calendar, uncertain of what to make for any of the nights.
So, I did what made sense: I inventoried our proteins and vegetables on scrap paper and used that to drive my decisions.
If you run into trouble with your meal planning — or if you just need some inspiration for tonight — this monster list of 122 healthy dinner recipes will help you figure out what to eat and when.
I think there are way too many recipes involving meat (chicken). Meat's not healthy to eat more than 2x a week, if that.
Sarah Walker Caron
Wednesday 20th of January 2021
Thank you for your comment, Shirley. I appreciate your feedback, though I do have to respectfully disagree. In terms of how many times a week to eat meat, recommendations vary based on many factors — from personal health to particular eating strategies. That aside, I did double check my work on this, as I strived to provide a good mix of recipes for readers to pick and choose from in their quest to eat healthy dinners. Here's the breakdown of recipes:
Thanks for reading!
About The Author
Sarah Walker Caron is a cookbook author, writer, editor and recipe developer who loves fresh tomatoes from the garden, juicy burgers and tacos every day of the week. She is an expert on quick and easy cooking from scratch who loves to help others discover their own cooking prowess. She lives in Maine with her two kids.