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-

Burrito Bowls
If you want dinner on the table super fast these burrito bowls are where it's at! Easy to make, healthy, and packed with lots of fresh flavor. How can something so simple be so good?!
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For Burrito Bowls:

  • Lean ground tukey (1 lb)
  • Low sodium black beans (15 oz can)
  • Roma tomatoes (2)
  • Red onion
  • Avocado (1)
  • Jalapeno (1)
  • Romain lettuce (3 cups shredded)
  • Slice black olives (2.25 oz can)
  • Reduced fat Mexican cheese blend (1 1/2 cups)
  • Flour tortillas (4-5 small)
  • Sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Lime (1)

Pantry Items:

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

Day 2-

One-Skillet Chicken and Rice
This one-skillet Chicken and Rice is packed with flavor. Tender fall-apart chicken thighs cooked with rice and veggies, in a spicy seasoning blend. It's our family's top 5 favorite meals!
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items For One-Skillet Chicken and Rice:

  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs (4 large pieces) or chicken breasts
  • Yellow onion
  • Jalapeno (1)
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Red bell pepper (about 1/2)
  • Celery stalk (1)
  • Long grain white rice (1 cup)
  • Low sodium chicken stock (2 1/4 cups)
  • Fresh parsley

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Italian seasoning
  • Mrs. Dash seasoning blend
  • Salt and pepper

Day 3-

Minestrone Soup (Gluten Free)
30-minute minestrone soup with lots of veggies, pasta and parmesan cheese. So hearty and cozy.
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items for Minestrone Soup:

  • Onion
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Carrots (2 large)
  • Celery stalks (2)
  • Zucchini (2 small)
  • Crushed Italian tomatoes (28 oz can)
  • Low sodium vegetable broth (32 oz)
  • Red kidney beans (14 oz can)
  • Gluten-free elbow macaroni (Banza brand) or use regular macaroni
  • Parm cheese (for topping)

Pantry Items:

  • olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper

Day 4-

Enchilada Casserole with Toasted Corn Chips
A hearty casserole packed with lots of Mexican flavors. Meat, beans, sauce, and corn tortillas all marry together in this delicious pan.
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items for Enchilada Casserole with Toasted Corn Chips:

  • Lean ground turkey (1 lb)
  • Yellow onion
  • Taco seasoning (1 pkg)
  • Mild enchilada sauce (10 oz can)
  • Rotel diced tomatoes & green chilis (10 oz can)
  • Salsa Verde (7oz can)
  • Black beans (15 oz can)
  • Reduced fat Mexican cheese blend (8 oz pkg)
  • Corn tortillas (12 regular size)
  • Corn chips (1 cup)

Extra Toppings:

  • Green onions
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Limes
  • Sour cream
  • Fresh salsa

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • non-stick cooking spray

Day 5-

15-Minute Fried Rice
When you need dinner on the table fast this 15-minute fried rice will deliver every time. It's super easy AND delicious!
Check out this recipe

Grocery Items for 15-minute Fried Rice:

  • Leftover, cooked pork or chicken (1 cup chopped)
  • Egg (1)
  • Celery stalk (1)
  • Asparagus (1/2 cup optional)
  • Carrots (2)
  • Cabbage (1 cup chopped)
  • Green onions (4)
  • Uncle Bens rice pilaf with orzo pasta (8.8 oz bag) or 2 cups leftover rice

Pantry Items:

  • Olive oil
  • Sesame oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)

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