The last thing you want to do after a long day of work is spend hours on end in the kitchen trying to prepare a meal that is healthy and delicious. Worry not, we’ve all been there, and we have got some great quick dinner recipes that you can prepare once you get home. They’ll be ready faster than the delivery boy can make it with your takeout.
Wholewheat Pasta with Spinach Pesto
Being healthy doesn’t mean giving up on pasta, this wholewheat pasta with spinach pesto tastes great and is a source of greens, as well as healthy carbs. Try this out next time you are craving refined carbs. It will do the trick, while leaving you feeling lighter and without the bloat. Find the recipe here.
Chicken and Quinoa Salad, with a Twist
Not only does this recipe take 15 minutes to prepare, but you can also pack any leftovers with you for lunch the next day. The different combinations of fresh and sweet ingredients means it’s bursting with flavor, and all the colorful veggies will nourish you from the inside out. Find the recipe here.
Creamy Vegetable Soup
Creamy vegetable soup sans the cream. This is the ultimate comfort food, with its homey, warm flavors. Especially as fall and winter approach, sometimes you need that injection of nutrients at the end of the day to help your body recover. The good thing is, you can throw in any vegetable you have left at home, no special ingredients needed, just experiment with it and add whatever you love and is available. Find the recipe here.
If you are an evening workout kind of person, this protein-packed meal makes the perfect post workout dinner. This is a great low carb choice that will fill you up, especially if you are watching your weight. Find the recipe here.
Less than 20 minutes and you can have amazing teriyaki salmon ready for the table that tastes better than restaurant varieties (the secret is adding pineapple to the sauce). Salmon is packed with omega 3, an anti-inflammatory fatty acid that helps keep your heart and brain in check. Find the recipe here.