Best Healthy Weeknight Recipes

Quick, easy and healthy weeknight meals that can be on the table in 30 minutes or less.

Perfect for dinner recipes for the week - beef, chicken, pork, turkey, fish and vegetarian options

Throwing in a list of some healthy weeknight meals to jump-start your menu plan this week. I’ve given you three choices of recipes using chicken, turkey, beef, pork, seafood and vegetarian.  We haven’t had pasta in a while so I think I might try the Turkey “Hamburger” Helper recipe.  Fish is definitely going on the menu for next week too.  What is on your weekly menu plan for next week?


It's Yummi - 20 minute Chicken Kale Tortellini SoupIt’s Yummi – 20 minute Chicken Kale Tortellini Soup

Chicken Chilaquiles

Food Done Light – Salsa Verde Chicken Chilaquiles 

Heaithy Chicken Sausage Rabe and Pasta

Mom Foodie – Campanelle with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe 


Turkey Hamburger helper

 Betsy’s Life – Turkey “Hamburger” Helper

Turkey Burgers in Mushroom Gravy

Mississippi Kitchen – Turkey Burgers with Mushroom Gravy

Herbed Turkey Parmesan

Food Done Light – Herbed Turkey Parmesan 


Lebanase Ground Beef

The Lemon Bowl – Lebanese Ground Beef with cinnamon and toasted pine nuts

Beef & Bean Enchilada Stuffed squash

Food Done Light – Beef & Bean Enchilada Stuffed Squash 

Sriracha Beef Cabbage Bowl

Kalyn’s Kitchen – Sriracha Beef Cabbage Bowl 


Sweet & Sour Pork

Food Done Light – Sweet & Sour Pork

 Greek Style Pork Chops

Life Tastes Good – Greek Style Pork Chops

Pork & Apricot Kebobs

Girl in the Little Red Kitchen – Pork & Apricot Kebobs 


Dill Baked Cod

Manila Spoon – Dill Baked Cod with Lemon 

Feta Shrimp Skillet

The Foodie Physician – Feta Shrimp Skillet 

Quick, Easy but perfect for a special occasion -Spaghetti with Smoked Salmon Fried Capers and Vodka Cream Sauce. Wow! i

Food Done Light – Pasta with Smoked Salmon, Capers and Vodka Cream Sauce


Red Curry Squash

Red Curry Squash with Thai Basil

Vegetarian Nachos #vegetarianrecipe #vegetariandinner #nachorecipe #quickdinner #easydinner #weeknightmeal #socialdiet

 Food Done Light – Vegetarian Fajita Nachos

Couscous with Lentils & Vegetables

A Family Feast – Couscous with Lentils and Vegetables 

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  1. This is such a great collection; bookmarking for our menu planning! Thanks for sharing.
  2. I need to bookmark this for when I cannot figure out what to make for dinner! so many great options
  3. Wow.... I love all your recipe ideas here.... wait...I should click one by one to those yummy looking photos :)
  4. I'm always looking for easy weeknight recipes that are healthy! These all look amazing! Great collection! :)
  5. That siracha beef is calling my name! I'm not even sure I spelled that right, I'm so excited haha These are all great and healthy options! Thanks for sharing!
  6. Turkey Burgers with Mushroom Gravy will be added to my dinner recipe round up. Thank you!
  7. So many amazing ideas here! I love the Greek-style pork chops. We are trying to be extra healthy this winter, so these recipes are super helpful.
  8. Those pork and apricot kebobs look so tasty!!
  9. I love having a handy list of healthy and easy dinners on hand for those busy weeknights. This list is chock full of great and tasty ideas. Thanks!
  10. All of these recipes look so great! You should join our #SILDinnerChallenge on instagram because this is the kind of inspiration we need!
  11. Ohh yum, those turkey burgers with mushroom gravy is calling my name!
  12. Beautiful round-up Christie! Thanks so much for including my dish :)

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