9 Quick Prep Entrees

Rock dinner with easy-peasy recipes.

Sometimes you just want a day with 25 hours instead of 24. We’ve all been there. And too often, we sacrifice a healthy dinner to save a few minutes during those busy days. It doesn’t need to be that way. Check out our 9 stove-top entrees to prepare in 10 minutes or fewer.

Quick stove-top dinners that are both filling and healthy aren’t an urban legend. The fact is that even the busiest woman can easily whip up a delicious dinner packed with nutrients you’ll feel good about serving.

Clean eating is a critical part of looking and feeling better. This lifestyle supports healthy weight and better health by incorporating more whole, natural foods and fewer processed foods packed with salt, fat, sugar, calories, and additives. But choosing the clean-eating way of life doesn’t need to take a lot of time. We love staying slim and healthy, too, but, like you, we don’t always have time to spend hours in the kitchen.

So put the dinners below on your menu, and find more convenient healthy dinner ideas by visiting 29 Guilt-Free Slow Cooker Recipes or 21 Easy and Quick Clean-Eating Recipes.

1. Spicy Garlic Shrimp
Quick stove-top dinners like this healthy shrimp recipe are easier to prepare than you might think.

2. Skinny Lemon Chicken Skillet
This zesty lemon dish is a fab alternative to takeout, and it pairs perfectly with a side of quinoa or a kale salad.

3. Asian Quick and Easy Beef and Broccoli
Use a wok or saucepan to quickly prepare this easy-peasy beef recipe.

4. Chicken, Spinach, and Corn Sauté
Flavors like cumin and lime juice add zing to this delicious sauté recipe, which makes for an easy weeknight dish.

5. One-Pot Black Pepper Chicken
Clean-eating stove-top entrées like this Asian-inspired recipe are loaded with lean protein, vitamins, and other nutrients.

6. Brussels Sprouts with Cherry Tomato Sauté
Make it a Meatless Monday or Meatless Any Day with no-hassle, quick stove-top dinners like this one.

7. Simply Sautéed Lemon Tilapia
Serve the family this easy-to-like fish dish for a fast dinner that’s high on clean-eating goodness.

8. Blackened Sockeye Salmon
Show your heart some lovin’ with this easy entrée, which includes salmon plus plenty of delish spices.

9. Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups
Dice the vegetables, brown ground chicken and the veggies, and you’re ready to enjoy a healthy and easy recipe.


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Amy Wagner

Amy is a writer specializing in health & wellness, business, and entrepreneurship. She's a long-time martial arts teacher who has earned a 4th degree black belt in tae kwon do. When Amy's not writing or kicking, she's wrangling sons, reading fiction, or crushing on BBC actors.

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