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-

Spicy Pork Chops with Mango-Lime Salsa
Bone-in pork chops seasoned with warm spices, grilled to perfection, and topped with a fresh mango-lime salsa. The flavors are bold and fresh and it's the perfect meal when you don't have much time.
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Grocery Items for Spicy Pork Chops:

  • Bone-in pork chops (4 1/4-1/2 inch thick
  • Ripe mango (1)
  • Roma tomatoes (2)
  • Red onion (2 tbsp)
  • Green onion (1)
  • Orange (1)
  • Lime (1)
  • Jalapeno (1)
  • Fresh cilantro

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Butter (1 tbsp)
  • Chili powder
  • Ground cumin
  • Ground coriander
  • Dried chipotle chile pepper or smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper

Day 2-

French Onion Chicken and Rice Bake - Plain Chicken
French Onion Chicken and Rice Bake – Plain Chicken
French Onion Chicken and Rice Bake – chicken, french onion dip, cream of chicken soup, cheddar cheese, rice & french fried onions. Ready in under 30 minutes
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Grocery Items For French Onion Chicken and Rice Bake:

  • Instant white rice
  • Cooked Chicken (2 cups chopped) use 1/2 a rotisserie chicken
  • Refrigerated sour cream French onion dip (1 cup)
  • Cream of chicken soup (1 10.75 can)
  • Cheddar cheese (1 cup shredded)
  • French fried onions (1/2 cup)

Day 3-

Layered Green Salad
If you were born in the 1970's then you've probably had layered green salad. A crunchy cool green lettuce salad layered with veggies, cheese, bacon, and creamy ranch dressing. This common potluck favorite is an easy side dish everyone always loves.
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Grocery Items For Layered Green Salad:

  • Iceberg lettuce (6 cups chopped)
  • Carrots (3 large)
  • English cucumber (1)
  • Tomatoes (2 medium)
  • Cheddar cheese (1 1/2 cup shredded)
  • Frozen peas (1 1/2 cups)
  • Bacon (slices)
  • Green onions (2)
  • Light sour cream (3/4 cup)
  • Mayo (1/4 cup)
  • Fresh parsley
  • Low-fat milk (1/4 cup)

Pantry Items:

  • Dried dill
  • Ranch seasoning mix (1 tbsp)
  • White vinegar
  • Ground black pepper

Day 4-

Tex Mex Chicken and Zucchini
Tex Mex Chicken and Zucchini
One pan Mexican chicken and zucchini recipe with black beans, corn, tomatoes and melted cheese on top. Low carb and crowd pleasing 30 minute dinner.
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Grocery Items For Tex Mex Chicken and Zucchini:

  • Boneless & skinless chicken breasts (1 lb)
  • Zucchini (2 large)
  • Bell peppers (2 medium)
  • Yellow onion
  • Garlic cloves (2)
  • Frozen or fresh corn (1 cup)
  • Low sodium black beans (14oz can)
  • Diced tomatoes (14 oz can)
  • Taco seasoning (1 tsp)
  • Colby Jack or Mexican cheese (1 cup shredded)
  • Green onions (3)
  • Fresh cilantro (1/2 cup)

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper

Day 5-

Marinated Grilled Chicken
Chicken thighs and drumsticks marinated with fresh lime juice, soy sauce, worcestershire, olive oil, and lots of herbs and spices for the absolute most flavorful grilled chicken.
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For Marinated Grilled Chicken:

  • Boneless chicken thighs (4 pieces)
  • Chicken drumsticks (4-5 pieces)
  • Lime (2)

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Worcestershire
  • Johnny’s chicken or steak seasonings or favorite multi purpose seasoning
  • Dried parsley
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Italian seasoning
  • Smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper

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