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Exhausted!? Try These 5 Healthy and Easy Weeknight Dinners

healthy easy weeknight meals

You’ve worked all day. It’s dinner time. What do you do? Skip the drive-thru and opt for these healthy and easy options instead. You can eat well without spending the whole day in the kitchen.

Healthy Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Rich and creamy avocado pairs beautifully with tasty tuna in this healthy twist on a tuna salad. The Healthy Tuna Stuffed Avocado recipe from the Stay at Home Chef will quickly become a busy night favorite. This yummy meal can be made in under 10 minutes, from start to finish! It’s also packed with veggies and doesn’t use mayonnaise. The healthy fats from the avocado make it feel decadent, even though it is very healthy. Yum!

Zucchini Pasta with Cashew Pesto

You might think that pasta is an automatic no-go on a healthy diet, but this clever recipes turns pasta into a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight dinner. Try the 10 Minute Zucchini Pasta with Cashew Pesto from The Fitchen. All you’ve got to do is spiralize zucchini and mix it with a quick pesto made in the food processor. No cooking/oven time is needed! This recipe will be a favorite in your summer healthy meal rotation. It’s vegan, although you likely won’t notice or care.

Slow Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

When you know you have a busy day ahead, spend a few minutes in the morning prepping this meal. You’ll come home to hot and ready home-cooked goodness. This Slow Roasted Chicken and Vegetable recipe from Taste of Home uses the slow cooker for a meal that’s high on flavor but low on labor. It’s easy to eat right when dinner’s ready when you get home.

Soup and Salad – Perfect for a Busy Night

Soup-and-Salad is the perfect combo for a busy night. Prep in advance and then enjoy in a flash. We know summer’s coming and you aren’t going to want a hot soup for dinner, so we found this Chilled Creamy Cucumber Soup from Fitness Magazine. It features cucumber and creamy avocado, packing a powerfully healthy one-two punch.

Pair your soup with this tasty California Quinoa Salad (a Whole Foods Market copycat) from Jo Cooks for a perfect meal in a jiffy.

Perfect Salmon in 10 Minutes

On a busy night, turn to fish. You can perfectly cook salmon in just 10 minutes. Pair it with a quick salad or some steamed veggies for a healthy and easy weeknight dinner solution. We love this recipe for 10 Minute Baked Cilantro Lime Salmon from Sweet C’s Designs. It’s decadent, delicious, and ready in minutes.

Quicker than a trip through the drive-thru, these easy dinners will help you stay on track with your diet goals even on a busy night. If you’re trying to lose weight, call us today and get the help you need for weight loss success.