Healthy Food Ideas – Dinner Recipes You Should Try


It doesn’t have to be boring to eat light and healthy as most of the diet-friendly meals are full of flavours. While most of thus think that eating healthy means letting go of deliciousness, there are many healthy food ideas that make dinner recipes yummy and delicious while being diet-friendly.

Moreover, these appetizing and healthy dinner recipes can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. So, let us take a quick bite (literally!) into these best and trusted dinner ideas for healthy eating.

Pistachio-Crusted Fish

This seafood dinner is healthy for the heart and yet light on the stomach. It is packed with all the ingredients that are good for your health. The recipe begins with cooking quinoa as per the package directions. Season the fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt and equal amount of pepper and then brush a teaspoon of no-fat Greek yogurt. Mix chopped pistachios and whole-wheat panko and bake up to 15 minutes. Add quinoa and lemon juice and   top it up with baby spinach.

Spaghetti Squash and Chickpea Sauté

Crumbled feta cheese, chick peas and lemon juice give a boost to this spaghetti squash that is packed with nutrients. The best thing about this healthy recipe is that it can be prepared in just 20 minutes. Cut spaghetti squash in half and bake until tender with cut-side down. Shred squash strands by a fork and transfer it to a large bowl. In another bowl, toss in some onions, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a skillet and chopped garlic and chick peas until brown and add spaghetti squash. Cook for 2 minutes and top with crumbled feta cheese.

Thai Turkey Lettuce Cups

The addition of radishes and lettuce makes this lean dinner recipe more crunchy and nice while cilantro adds an extra touch of flavour. Cook ground turkey in a skillet with canola oil until brown and crispy. Add freshly grated ginger and garlic and jalapeno and then add soy sauce, lemon juice and a quarter cup of water. Cook for a few minutes and sprinkle some scallions. Spoon into butter lettuce leaves and serve with sliced radishes and cilantro sauce.

Roasted Salmon with Snap Pea Salad

In this recipe, the charred taste of roasted and blackened salmon is balanced by the radish and snap pea salad. This heart-healthy food is made even more nutritious with the side salad. Begin the dish by heating the oven to 425°F. Then, line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place sliced pieces of salmon on pan. Brush salmon with a tablespoon of vinegar and sprinkle some blackening season and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Roast until the salmon is opaque. In another bowl, whisk together honey, ginger, vinegar and 1/4 tablespoon each of salt and pepper. Add radishes, cucumber and onion to this and toss well before adding roasted salmon.