30 Days of Quick and Easy Dinners

All the inspiration you need for 30 days of eating healthy!

Meal planning can be hard, right? There are so many options to choose from, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. We’re here to help you take it one day at a time with these 30 days of quick and easy dinners. This list enables you take the guesswork out of eating healthy by gathering some of our favorite dishes and putting them in one easy-to-find location. Each recipe showcases just how delicious (and simple!) it can be to create a meal plan for an entire month!

So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking! Let us know in the comments if you have any favorites (I know I do!).

1. Sweet Potato and Turkey Skillet

Let’s kick off this 30 days of quick and easy dinners with a real winner! If you love sweet potatoes, then this is an excellent dinner option for you. Simply combine all the tasty ingredients and cook it up in a single skillet. Not only is this an easy meal, but clean-up is also a breeze.

2. Spinach Feta Frittata with Potatoes

If you love breakfast for dinner, then you’ll absolutely fall in love with this delicious dish. You just can’t go wrong with the flavors of spinach and feta! It’s packed full of valuable nutrients and has incredible flavors that pair perfectly with a wide variety of wines.

3. One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Dinner

Get a delicious dose of superfoods with this incredible all-in-one meal! Chicken and veggies are a classic combination, and cooking them together makes them even better. Stick to a traditional favorite by adding this meal to your list of must-try healthy dinners.

4. Steamed Salmon with Sweet Ginger Soy Glaze

Never cooked salmon in your life? Or maybe you’re a pro but you’re looking for an easier way to do it? Either way,  you’ll absolutely adore this simple and tasty way of preparing this omega-3 fatty acid-rich fish. The sweet ginger soy glaze is to die for!

5. Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

30 days of quick and easy dinners just wouldn’t be complete without a few Instant Pot recipes! This nifty kitchen appliance makes cooking a snap. If you don’t already have one, you’ll definitely want to invest so you can create fantastic comfort foods like this recipe!

6. Skinny Burrito Pie Casserole

You’ll appreciate this portion-controlled version of your favorite burrito or taco recipe. It’s a simpler way to get all of the flavors you love without the temptation to overeat. This is also a great make-ahead option for those who prefer to make their meals at the start of the week.

7. Greek Stuffed Peppers with Tzatziki

This is not only a recipe for healthy comfort food, but it also has complex flavors that will completely satisfy your taste buds. It’s a great meal to have on-hand when you’re in the mood for something a little different during the week.

8. Crispy Zucchini Tacos with Chipotle Cream Recipe 

No list of 30 days of quick and easy dinners would be complete without a taco recipe! You’ll never settle for ordinary tacos again once you try this zucchini dish. The delicious chipotle cream really takes it to the next level.

9. Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry

This stir-fry recipe is amazing! The best part about it? It can totally be customized to suit your taste preferences. Add in your favorite veggies to make this dish your own. So good! You won’t be able to pass this one up.

10. Easy Instant Pot Jambalaya

Finally, a healthier version of jambalaya! This particular dish combines all the incredible flavors that you know and love but simplifies the cook time by using an Instant Pot.

11. Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Salmon, Cucumber, and Mint 

Want something refreshing for dinner? Check out this incredible salad! The amazing blend of cucumber, mint, and salmon is sure to hit the spot. This meal works well as a light yet satisfying dinner idea.

12. Best Ever Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

Looking for a nutritious and inexpensive solution for a weekday dinner? Check out this scrumptious little dish! It only takes about 35 minutes including prep and cook time. This recipe is a true crowd-pleaser that almost everybody will love!

13. Instant Pot Mexican Black Bean Soup

Looking for your next favorite dinner soup? Check this one out! Mexican black bean soup is brimming with bold flavors and it’s hearty enough to satisfy your hunger time and time again. Don’t miss out on this tasty comfort food!

14. Skinny Chicken Parmesan Casserole

There’s a whole lot of yum packed into each and every bite of this healthier version of Chicken Parmesan. Skip the frying and rely on the oven to remove excess fat and calories without sacrificing  flavor.

15. 30- Minute Red Curry Noodle Bowl

Tempted by takeout? Before you pick up the phone, perhaps you should check this out! This meal can be whipped up in less time than it takes to wait for a delivery order. It’s so delicious and easy to make, too.

16. Mushroom Fajitas with Lentils

Ready to satisfy your taste buds in the best way possible? Check out this medley of flavors. Our meatless fajitas recipe is a great option for folks who prefer to keep it vegetarian, but it’s also satisfying for all of you meat lovers out there.

17. Tuna Zucchini Noodle Bake

Kickstart your regular weekday menu with this amazing blend of flavors. Tuna and zucchini noodles never tasted so good! You’ll be blown away by the savory sauce and cheese topping on this healthy twist on a classic recipe.

18. Skinny Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Everybody needs a go-to chicken taco recipe! This particular recipe deserves its place on the list of 30 quick and easy dinners because it’s oh-so-delicious and it only takes 20 minutes to make! Does dinner get any easier than that?

19. Baked Lemon Salmon and Asparagus Foil Pack

Foil packet dinners are a busy person’s dream come true! Toss all the yummy ingredients in a foil pack, and you’re done! It’s so easy and delicious; you’ll wonder why you didn’t try this one sooner.

20. 10-Minute Vegetarian “Sushi” Bowl

Give this recipe a shot if you’re trying to simplify your life. In only 10 minutes, you’ll have dinner ready with the peace of mind that you are nourishing your body in the best way possible. So delicious, easy, and a terrific idea for a meatless meal.

21. Egg Stuffed Baked Portobello Mushrooms

If breakfast for dinner is your thing, you will appreciate this yummy recipe! The hearty goodness of Portobello mushrooms combined with a  nutrient-rich egg filling is nothing short of mealtime perfection.

22. Cilantro Lime Chicken with Mexican Quinoa

Get in a hefty dose of superfoods with this dish! Quinoa is an excellent source of valuable minerals and vitamins that your body needs to operate at its fullest potential. You could easily whip up this dish and call it a day. No need to cook additional sides!

23. 15-Minute Spicy Garlic Ginger Shrimp

What’s not to love about a good shrimp recipe? This particular dish combines the superb flavors of garlic and ginger to create perfectly seasoned shrimp. Eat it by itself or toss it on a salad–the choice is yours!

24. Curry Chicken Casserole Recipe

You will never look at casseroles the same way again! This meal is everything you love about traditional Indian food with all the ease of cooking a casserole. You won’t be able to say no to this flavorful comfort food recipe.

25. Butternut Squash and Spaghetti Alfredo

Simple and hearty is the best way to describe this dish. If you’re really in the mood for Alfredo but just don’t have the time, then try this quick-and-easy version. You’ll definitely curb your craving and fill your stomach.

26. Clean Eating Loaded Grilled Chicken Nachos

It may taste sinfully delicious, but this loaded grilled chicken nachos recipe is actually pretty healthy. It has a ton of veggies, and grilled chicken is a great source of protein. This is definitely a recipe that should be added to your list of 30 days of quick and easy dinners!

27. Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs

Everybody needs a good spaghetti dish on standby. Whether you have a special evening planned or simply want to enjoy a delicious dish on your own, this skillet spaghetti and meatballs recipe can do it all.

28. Sweet Potato Crusted Pizza

Make a pizza they will never forget! This sweet potato-crusted pizza is absolutely scrumptious. The best part? You can customize the toppings to suit your cravings. It’s so good and it’s a low-carb option that everybody can enjoy.

29. Spicy Black Bean and Shrimp Salad

It just doesn’t get any fresher than this! Sometimes salads are overlooked for dinner, but this recipe is satisfying in the best way. The black beans and shrimp make this zesty salad hearty enough to serve it for dinner.

30. One-Pan Honey Roasted Chicken and Carrots

Keep things simple by making an all-in-one meal like our Honey Roasted Chicken and Carrots dish. You’ll love this tried-and-true recipe that brings a ton of flavor to the table. You just can’t go wrong when you stick to traditional dishes like this.

Ready to get started on this list of 30 days of quick and easy dinners? You are sure to find a few favorites along the way! For more delicious and healthy recipes, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. We’re always posting tasty meals and helpful health tips for our readers!

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