Having to think of something to cook for dinner every day can be a tedious task. Especially if you’re trying to think of healthy dishes for yourself or your family. Luckily the internet is a vast place full of inspiration. But if you don’t have time to google and do your research, here are 9 yummy, but healthy dinner recipes for the meat and fish lovers.
If you love duck breast, then you’ll definitely adore this crispy duck salad by Gressingham. Apart from duck breast the recipe calls for salad leaves, grated carrots, onions, and cucumber for the salad part. You also make your own dressing with some hoisin sauce, sesame oil, freshly grated ginger, soy sauce, and a few other asian ingredients. Add the finishing touch by topping everything off with some pomegranate seeds! And while you’re on the site, scroll down for some more healthy duck recipes.
This vibrant salmon dish by Gimme Delicious is bursting with flavor and texture. It combines salmon, cilantro, lime, avocado and tomato salsa and you can even choose to grill, pansear or bake your salmon. It’s a great recipe if you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, as it should be ready in under 20 minutes.
Buddha bowls are a great way to whip up a quick one bowl meal with rice or whole grains, fresh vegetables and some protein. This relatively simple chicken breast Buddha bowl by Delish combines sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, spinach and a few other fresh ingredients to give you a refreshing and healthy summer meal.
This Thai inspired curry dish by Foodie Crush is an excellent way to incorporate shrimp in your diet, which is rich in choline, vitamine B12 and selenium. The dish is relatively quick to make and calls for you to first cook your onions and peppers, make the creamy sauce and then combine everything in the pan.
Next up is a healthy lemon garlic baked cod by Healthy Recipes Blog. The trick is to get this oven-baked cod moist and tender and try to not dry it out. The cod is topped by a lemon infused buttery topping that goes well with the delicate fish. If you dont’t have cod, you could also use any other firm, white-fleshed fish. The dish should take under 30 minute to prepare.
This stir-fried healthy lemon chicken by Ahead of Thyme is the perfect weeknight dinner after a long day. The dish takes just about 15 minutes of cooking and is a healthier spin on the classic Chinese-American dish, that is usually deep-fried. The sticky lemony chicken is coated in a sweet and tangy sauce with some lemon juice and zest to bring out the flavors.
This easy turkey burger recipe with spinach, feta and tzatziki by EatWell is a light and summery twist on the classic burger. The fresh cucumber and creamy tzatziki make it the perfect burger for a hot afternoon. If you know you won’t have a lot of time, you can make the patties ahead of time and keep them in the freezer for up to 8 hours.
This next recipe is a keto friendly easy to make beef and brocolli dinner by A Sweat Pea Chef. It’s great on its own, but you could of course add some rice or potatoes if you’re feeling extra peckish. The recipe is easy to make and should be ready in about 30 minutes.
If you’re looking for an easy and delicious chicken recipe, look no further. These baked chicken drumsticks by Healty Recipes are what you’ve been craving. You don’t have to go on a quest for all sorts of exotic ingredients you’ve never heard of. Just coat the drumsticks in some olive oil and a few spices and bake them in the oven for about 40 minutes. For a full dinner, just add some carrots and sweet potatoes to the baking tray.
Although we try to eat healthy, sometimes it’s just too tempting to stay away from fast food. No worries, you can have your cheat days. Just remember to detox afterwards with one of these excellent detox teas for example.