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49 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas that are Healthy!

April 9, 2018

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Easy weeknight dinner ideas that can be made in 30 minutes or less. Here are 49 delicious weeknight meals for one pot, keto, clean eating, vegan diets and more!
 quick weeknight dinner recipes for healthy and easy and healthy family weeknight meals

Easy weeknight dinner ideas have you stumped?  I’m with you!  Cooking on weeknights has to be easy!

But I also want my weeknight cooking for my family to be healthy.  I’ve rounded up 49 delicious recipes from around the web.  They are broken down by cuisine type.

One of my favorite easy weekday meals is this 21 Day Fix Quesadilla Recipe!

49 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas that are Healthy!

Healthy Asian Recipes

Move over takeout!  Asian cuisine can be made at home.  I love to make healthy asian recipes for easy family dinners.

healthy asian recipes

Low Carb Curried Cauliflower Shrimp
Peanut Tofu Satay
Quick Chicken Teriyaki Bowls
Healthy Beef & Broccoli
Quick & Easy Shrimp Spring Bowl
Egg Roll in a Bowl
Turmeric Coconut Chicken Curry

Healthy One Pot Meals

When there are less dishes to wash, we all win.  If you are hoping to eat healthy and make it easy, try making these one pot weeknight dinners in greater quantities.  These recipes are easy meals for two and you can use the leftovers for a healthy lunch idea for the next day!

healthy one pot meals

Sheet Pan Salmon
One Pan Lemon Thyme Chicken
Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Pork
Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas
Turkey Meatloaf

Healthy Instant Pot + Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

I’m obsessed with my Instant Pot.  The Instant Pot and Slow Cooker have been a huge timesaver for my weeknight cooking!

healthy instant pot recipes

Italian Beef Instant Pot
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Crockpot Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Garlic Chipotle Lime Chicken
Crockpot Moroccan Chicken
Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken
Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli
Spicy Chipotle Skillet

Healthy Soup Recipes

I could eat soup all year round.  What I love about soup is that it is a simple dinner recipe that can be doubled or tripled and frozen!

Here are a few of my favorite Momma Fit Lyndsey Soup Recipes!

healthy soup recipes

Italian Wedding Soup with Meatballs
Instant Pot Vegetable Soup

Vegan Dinner Recipes

Looking to eat more plant based meals?  One of my favorite vegan recipes for meatless Monday is this Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl!  Here are a few more tasty vegan weeknight meals!

vegan dinner recipes

Vegan Picadillo with Lentils
Lazy Falafel
Sweet Tomato Broccoli Rabe Baked Penne
Quick & Easy Quinoa Tostadas

Healthy Pasta Recipes

Pasta is definitely a kid-friendly and family approved weeknight meal!

healthy pasta recipes

Skinny Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
Greek Yogurt Lemon Linguini
Easy Baked Ziti

Easy Mexican Recipes

One of my favorite healthy weeknight meals includes Mexican!  I love any and all things Mexican and when its easy and healthy, its definitely a family recipe that everyone will love!

easy mexican recipes

Steak Tacos
Mexican Tuna Melt
Ground Turkey Mexican Lasagna

Low Carb Recipes

Looking to eat more low carb?  Diet plans like Keto, Whole30 and Paleo have been really popular!  Keto has been very popular lately and this post is super helpful to help keep you on budget!

If you’re looking for a few quick keto dinner ideas or whole30 weeknight dinners, check out these easy recipes below!

low carb recipes

Easy Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Lasagna Spaghetti Squash
Whole30 Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Teriyaki
Low Carb Broccoli Cheese Soup (Keto)
Low Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole (Keto)
Crispy Chicken Thighs
Keto Mac and Cheese
Turkey Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Paleo Pesto Turkey Meatballs
Chicken Broccoli Casserole
Salmon and Spaghetti Squash
Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Healthy Dinner Salad Recipes

Salads are easy to throw together on a weeknight!  I like to prep my ingredients on the weekend so that all I have to do during the week is assemble the salads!

healthy dinner salad recipes


Apple Cider Chicken Salad
Grilled Corn & Shrimp Salad
Chicken, Cucumbers & Sweet Peppers Salad
Protein Bowls
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Salad

What is your go-to weeknight recipe?  Tell me about it in the comments!

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