Healthy Dinner

What's for dinner? Something fast and healthy! Try a light pasta dish, heart-healthy Asian recipe, or low-fat meat entree for a healthy dinner tonight.

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Best Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes

Have a heart -- or at least some heart-healthy recipes to get you back in shape before Valentine's Day. It may sound silly, but for all the work our hearts do, we often don't show them much love. After all, the heart is the one muscle that never stops pumping, even while we sleep.

MyPlate Meals: Fresh & Healthy Mexican Dinner

Mexican food has a reputation here in the U.S.; for many, the term conjures up heavy dishes loaded with refried beans, cheese and high-fat meats. And while that may be a fair description of the menu of many Mexican restaurants stateside, it couldn't be further from the truth when considering the full range of authentic Mexican cuisine. After all, Mexico is the origin of many varieties of peppers, tomatoes and other healthy-diet staples.

Healthy Fried Rice: Dinner for $10

Want to know one of the big secrets to keeping your New Year's resolution to eat healthier: make it easy! That's why all month during January here at Dinner for $10, we're bringing you healthy recipes that not only won't break the bank, but that fit in with a busy life. First up, this Healthy Fried Rice.

MyPlate Meal: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

At any given time, most kids have a list of self-imposed dietary restrictions that would impress even the most finicky food snob. If you've ever heard your little one say "I don't want my food to touch" or "I want all my food to be yellow" or "I don't like things that are spicy (or mushy or crunchy or ...)," then you know exactly how frustrating it can be to get a kid to eat, period -- let alone eat healthy.

MyPlate Meal: Healthy, Kid-Friendly "Pasta" Dinner

Parenting experts will tell you that it's important to tell your kids the truth -- and, you know, I agree ... kinda. Because as any parent in the real world knows, there are times that little white lies are necessary for dealing with little ones.

MyPlate Meals: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

As anyone with children knows, getting kids to eat healthy can be an uphill battle. Not only do you have to contend with ever-shifting food aversions (yesterday they liked cheese, now they hate it), but also a near-constant stream of media encouraging our children to crave foods loaded with fat, sugar, calories and sodium. Furthermore, with our busy schedules, it's hard enough to eat healthily ourselves, let alone prepare nutritious meals for picky little ones.

Quick Healthy Dinner: Salmon Cakes with Creamy Ginger Sauce

These quick and easy salmon cakes are the perfect candidate for a weeknight dinner with a simple salad, a favorite grains, or a bun and some chips.

20 Easy, Healthy Dinner Recipes: Keep Up Those Resolutions!

Dinner can be healthy and easy. Here are 20 recipes to prove it.

Walnut Encrusted Pork Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

Pork roast with wine sauce has an elegant look but is very easy to make. A great recipe for entertaining.

Lighten up at Dinner: Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps

An easy and healthy alternative to the standard weekday dinner: fresh and flavorful Lettuce Tofu Wraps.

Easy Dinner Idea: Deviled Egg Salad

Simplify dinner tonight with this easy to make salad that's healthy and comforting.

MyPlate Meals: Healthy Asparagus Frittata

When your regular dinner rotation makes you sigh with boredom, a healthy frittata can be the perfect antidote to the suppertime doldrums. Eggs for dinner? Yes!

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Honey-Sriracha Dipping Sauce


Several culinary trends combine in this tasty tapas idea: Brussels sprouts, sriracha and hoisin sauce.

Total: 1 hr

Pork with Butternut Squash Barley Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

This whole grain risotto includes nutty barley instead of rice, giving each serving a heart-healthy dose of fiber. It has plenty of flavor from cubed squash and pork tenderloin, so your family won't even notice that it's good for them.

Greek Lamb with Spinach and Orzo

Better Homes and Gardens

This lamb roast, slow-cooked with herbs and lemon and served with orzo, spinach, and feta cheese, is like a culinary visit to the Mediterranean.

Total: 20 mins

Broccoli Gravy Toasts

Better Homes and Gardens

For a quick brunch, lunch or dinner, whip up this ham, broccoli and gravy topping, then serve on top of toasted bread or mashed potatoes.

Total: 25 mins
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