5 Days of Healthy Dinner Ideas

5 Days of Healthy Dinner Ideas

Easy to make recipes using wholesome ingredients, and many can be modified to fit dietary needs. EACH RECIPE INCLUDES A GROCERY LIST!


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Here is What’s On The Menu!

Day 1-

Easy Meat Sauce with Mushrooms
This Easy Meat Sauce with Mushrooms may look and taste like it's been simmering for hours, but in reality, takes 30-minutes to prepare and cook. It's rich in flavor, thick, and perfect all tangled up in your favorite pasta.
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For Easy Meat Sauce with Mushrooms:

  • Lean ground turkey (1 lb)
  • Lean Italian turkey sausage, such as Jenny-O (1/2 lb)
  • Small yellow onion
  • Green Bell pepper ( 1/2 cup)
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Baby Bella mushrooms (16 oz pre-sliced)
  • Jarred pasta sauce- I like Mezzetta Tomato Basil  (25 oz)
  • Italian parsley (2 tbsp)

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Day 2-

Recipe: Peanut Chicken Power Bowls
Add it to your weekend meal prep, and lunch is done for the week.
Check out this recipe
Recipe: Peanut Chicken Power Bowls

Grocery Items For Peanut Chicken Power Bowls:

  • Quinoa (1 cup)
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/2 lbs)
  • Purple cabbage (2 cups shredded)
  • Carrot ( 1 cup shredded)
  • English cucumber (1/2 medium)
  • Fresh cilantro (1/4 cup)
  • Unsalted peanuts (1/4 cup)
  • Lime (2)

Pantry Items:

  • Tamari or soy sauce (3 tbsp)
  • Rice vinegar (1 tbsp)
  • Honey (2 tsp)
  • Asian chili-garlic paste or siracha (1/2 tsp)
  • Creamy peanut butter (1/3 cup)
  • Toasted sesame oil (2 tbsp)
  • Water
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Day 3-

Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Soup
Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Soup is a cozy meal perfect for busy weeknights, or evenings you don't want to fuss with dinner. The broth is rich and deliciously green, silky smooth, and loaded with chicken, beans, onions and spices. It's healthy and filling and your family will scrape their bowls clean!
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Soup:

  • Boneless skinless chicken breast (2 large breasts)
  • Small onion
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Low-sodium white beans (2 15oz cans)
  • Chicken stock (2 cups)
  • Green enchilada sauce, medium heat (28 oz can)
  • Light cream cheese (4 tbsp)
  • Fresh cilantro (1/4 cup)

Toppings:

  • Avocado
  • Sour cream
  • Jack cheese
  • Green onions
  • Tortilla chips

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Water
  • Ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper

Day 4-

Low-Carb Stuffed Pepper Casserole
Stuffed pepper casserole is a blend of veggies, ground turkey, herbs, cheese and tomatoes. All these flavors marry together in one-skillet making this an easy low-carb casserole your family will love.
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For Low-Carb Stuffed Pepper Casserole:

  • Lean ground turkey (1 lb)
  • Green bell peppers (2 large)
  • Small yellow onion
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Frozen cauliflower rice ( 10 oz bag)
  • Egg (1)
  • Parmesan cheese (1/4 grated cup)
  • Fire roasted crushed tomatoes (14.5 oz can)
  • Cheddar cheese (1 cup shredded)
  • Mozzarella cheese (1/2 cup shredded)

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Day 5-

Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Potatoes
Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Potatoes – Crisp-tender chicken cooked low and slow with baby red potatoes for a full meal! So easy and effortless!
Check out this recipe
Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Potatoes

Grocery Items For Slow Cooker Parmesan Chicken and Potatoes:

  • substitute item– boneless, skinless chicken thighs ( 6 large pieces)
  • Baby red potatoes (2 lbs)
  • Garlic (3 cloves)
  • Parmesan cheese (1 cup grated)
  • Fresh parsley

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Dried basil
  • Dried oregano
  • Dried rosemary
  • dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper

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