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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Day 1-

Tex-Mex Slow Cooker Casserole
A MUST HAVE healthy and wholesome meal for your weekly rotation. This easy, throw-together casserole has become one of our family's favorite meals. Ground beef, thinly sliced potatoes, beans, and corn, cook in a delicious broth of fire roasted tomatoes, garlic and spices. Top with a little cheese and fresh cilantro and you will have happy campers at the table.
Check out this recipe

Grocery items for tex-mex slow cooker casserole:

  • 1 lb ground turkey or beef
  • Small yellow onion (1/2 cup)
  • Garlic cloves (2)
  • Green or red bell pepper (1)
  • Baby petite red potatoes (1 lb)
  • Fire roasted corn (15oz can)
  • Red kidney beans (14.5oz can)
  • Fire roasted tomatoes (14.5oz can)
  • Low sodium beef broth (1/2 cup) I use better than bouillon roasted beef base
  • Reduced-fat colby jack shredded cheese (1 cup)
  • Fresh cilantro (topping)
  • Avocado (topping)
  • Sour cream (topping)

Pantry items:

  • Chili powder
  • Chipotle chili powder
  • Salt and pepper

Day 2-

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole - Savory Tooth
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole – Savory Tooth
Here’s a crazy good recipe on how to make chicken bacon ranch casserole with broccoli! This is a low carb and keto friendly bake, where you can use leftover or storebought ingredients to simplify the recipe however you like. You can also prepare this casserole the day before to save time.
Check out this recipe

Grocery items for Chicken bacon ranch casserole:

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts (1.5 lbs)
  • Bacon (8 strips)
  • Broccoli florets (10 cups)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese (2 cups)
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese (1 cup)
  • Ranch seasoning mix (1 packet)

Day 3-

Sheet Pan Nachos with Avocado Salsa Verde
Every chip topped with the perfect amount of goodies, and a generous helping of creamy Avocado Salsa, makes this fast supper a winner!
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Grocery items for sheet pan nachos with avocado salsa:

  • Tortilla chips (5 cups)
  • Lean ground turkey (1/2 lb)
  • Black beans (14oz can)
  • Sliced black olives (2.5oz can)
  • Tomato (1 large)
  • Red onion (1/4 cup)
  • Low-fat shredded Mexican cheese (1 1/2 cups)
  • Avocado (1 large)
  • Chunky salsa verde (1/2 cup)
  • Lime (1)
  • Cilantro (topping)

Pantry items:

  • Olive oil
  • Chili powder
  • Ground cumin
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper

Day 4-

20-Minute Caprese Chicken
Chicken Breasts grilled with a simple balsamic glaze and topped with mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato slices and basil. This 20-Minute Caprese Chicken is perfect any night of the week and your family is sure to love it!
Check out this recipe

Grocery items for 20-minute caprese chicken:

  • Fresh basil (2 tbsp)
  • Garlic cloves (2)
  • Chicken cutlets (4) or large chicken breasts sliced in half horizontally
  • Sliced mozzarella cheese (4)
  • Tomatoes (2 medium)

Pantry items:

Day 5-

The Most Delicious Vegetarian Tacos with Creamy Slaw
Toasty taco shells filled with warm spicy quinoa, topped with a simple creamy slaw…. Oh my goodness! Num Num!
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Grocery items for Vegetarian tacos with creamy slaw:

  • Yellow onion (1/2 cup)
  • Organic quinoa (1 cup dry)
  • Low sodium vegetable stock (2 cups) I use better than bouillon vegetable base
  • Low sodium black beans (1 14oz can)
  • Frozen corn (9oz bag) I use Green Giant honey & roasted corn with peppers
  • Lime (2)
  • Hard taco shells (10-12)
  • Shredded multi-colored cabbage mix (4 cups)
  • Cilantro (1/4 cup)
  • Red onion ( 2 tbsp)
  • Light sour cream (1/4 cup)

Pantry items:

  • Olive oil
  • Chili powder
  • Ground cumin
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper

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