17 Healthy Dinner Ideas that Don’t Look Like a Plate of Disappointment

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Silas & Grace

I don’t care WHAT time of year it is, New Year or the middle of summer, you need healthy dinner ideas that are gonna make you feel amazing!

But you also need healthy dinner recipes that aren’t going to be disappointing. Honestly, I hate having healthy dinner recipes that make you go, “Ok, well let’s just get this over and done with.” You deserve to have something tasty and filling, but also makes you feel good inside and out!

And down below I found some awesome healthy dinner recipes that’ll actually make you happy it’s dinner time. 😉 So give them a try and let me know what you think!

SUPER Easy Tuna & Avocado Tacos

This one is a personal recipe I made this last week! And it’s super easy (as the name suggests 😉).

All you need is…

  • 4 Corn tortillas (or more!)
  • 2 Pre-packaged diced tuna (meant for eating raw which you can find at some stores – can cook it as well)
  • 2 Diced avocadoes (or more)
  • Queso fresco, crumbled on top (which just translates out to “fresh cheese” and should be something you can find at stores as well!)

The only thing that really needs heating is the corn tortillas which you can either do in the microwave or on a pan with olive oil + any spices you want (if desired).

It tastes SO good, but also makes you feel incredible. My husband kept on thanking me for it and will probably have it again this week. Definitely a good healthy dinner recipe!

10 Healthy Chicken Marinades – Whole30, Paleo

YES. So much yes to this. It’s easy, and so helpful for planning and prepping healthy dinner meals for the week! Also, my assumption is that you can do this with other types of meat as well if you don’t feel like chicken.

10 Healthy Chicken Marinades – Whole30, Paleo Recipe

Vegan White Mushroom Lasagna Rolls

Vegan White Mushroom Lasagna Rolls Recipe

love lasagna and I love pasta in general, so if there’s a healthy pasta dish, I’m all over it! And you might be too, so give this one a try and see how you and your family like it!

Lemon Garlic Pasta

Again, pasta plus healthy equals a great dinner recipe. I mean, you almost can’t go wrong and it satisfies that craving without hurting your health. Definitely check this one out!

Lemon Garlic Pasta Recipe

Gluten-Free Pizza Rolls Recipe

More Italian! 😂 But I mean, can you even complain? Pizza rolls being healthy? I think even the pickiest eater would be happy!

Gluten-Free Pizza Rolls Recipe

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

I love mac and cheese (gosh, the pasta and Italian theme continues!), and I also like cauliflower, which makes this dish just perfect for a night when you’re needing something comforting.

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Recipe

Lentil Soup with Ham

This also looks super comforting and hearty and flavorful and delicious! I mean with all those adjectives, can you even go wrong?

Lentil Soup with Ham Recipe

Butternut Squash Curry

Curry and butternut squash is an immediate yes for me. Both are healthy and packed with flavor, and add a nice pop of color to your dinner table.

Butternut Squash Curry Recipe

Teriyaki Salmon in Air Fryer

Salmon and using an air fryer. I feel like is the perfect healthy dinner recipe, but that’s just my opinion!😂 Oh also, doesn’t it look SO good?

Teriyaki Salmon In Air Fryer Recipe

Salmon Tacos with Greek Yogurt Sauce

Tacos with Greek yogurt sauce sound so delicious for a healthy dinner. And with a squeeze of lime, I think these will be perfect!

Butter Bean Stew

Again, another hearty stew that looks like a crowd-pleaser. And if it is the colder months, then this is perfect! 

Creamy Dairy-Free Tuscan Chicken Skillet with Orzo

Ugh, this healthy dinner idea looks absolutely incredible. I personally think I would have more than I should, but then that would defeat the purpose of being healthy!

Creamy Dairy-Free Tuscan Chicken Skillet with Orzo Recipe

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are SO good and normally very simple and easy to make. So if you’re wanting to feel healthier but also want something flavorful, then this is it!

Grilled Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Chicken Parmesan One Pot Pasta


Hey, I just quickly wanted to let you know that you deserve to feel good and not just lose weight because of how you feel about your looks. Like, it feels so wonderful when you’re eating healthy and your body is gonna thank you, I promise! 💕 

Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.

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Silas & Grace

Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.

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