Between work and family, it’s common to feel a bit pressed for time. Frequently, when our schedules grow hectic, meal planning is the first item on our agenda that ends up tossed by the wayside. But we’ve curated ten of our most delicious recipes, all containing seven ingredients or fewer, for an array of healthy meals you’ll have no trouble fitting into your day!
1. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Mash
We’ll sum up this dish in one word: heaven. This sweet potato mash is so sweet and delicious that it’s hard to believe it’s healthy! Sweet potatoes are a powerful superfood, packed with fiber and beta-carotene.
2. Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
Some days you just need a bowl of warm comfort food. This healthy mac and cheese, made with low-fat egg whites and whole grain pasta, allows you to indulge! Plus, with only five ingredients, it comes together in no time.
3. Taco Salad
This one is sure to be a favorite of the whole family! With just a handful of ingredients and your choice of toppings, this healthy taco salad will become a weekly dinner menu staple.
4. Fall Harvest Pizza
No dinner repertoire would be complete without a pizza dish! This healthy pizza, complete with eggplant, beets, and goat cheese, isn’t lacking any flavor. The whole family will love it!
5. Slow Cooker Balsamic Mushroom and Chicken Stroganoff
In the cold winter months, there’s nothing better than a warm, creamy, and healthy dinner. This healthy twist on traditional stroganoff has only seven ingredients and you can be sure everyone will be asking for seconds!
6. Honey Dijon Glazed Salmon
Salmon is a great source of lean protein, essential nutrients, and omega-3 fatty acids. This salmon recipe has only five ingredients, making it a clean, simply prepared dish that you’ll be sure to repeat!
7. Grilled Chicken and Blueberry Salad
Big lunch? Whip up a refreshing, light dinner to balance your day. With a combination of savory chicken and sweet blueberries, you certainly won’t be skimping on flavor!
8. Sesame Honey Chicken
While ordering takeout can be tempting, the ingredients in most takeout recipes will tarnish your clean eating regimen! Try this take on the Chinese classic at home, and you will end up tossing those take-out menus in the trash!
9. Slow Cooker Savory Mexican Oats
Toss just six ingredients into your slow cooker before work, and you’ll come home to a savory dinner that combines delicious salsa, red pepper, cilantro, and filling steel cut oats.
10. Meaty Veggie Roll-ups
For a low carb option that will keep you on your Paleo diet and takes only a minute or two to prepare, try these roll-ups. Lean deli meat combined with your choice of veggies will make a fast dinner that’s filling and nutritious.
Replacing complicated meals or last-resort takeout orders with these healthful, clean eating recipes is a snap. With seven ingredients or fewer, they’ll fit right into your busy schedule AND into your healthy eating plans!
For more delicious and nutritious recipes from SkinnyMs., check out our SkinnyMs. Recipe Collection of 101 Fan Favorites.
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