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.

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 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.

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 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.

Easy Dinner Idea: Deviled Egg Salad

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

Lighten up at Dinner: Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps

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

BBQ Pork Sandwiches


Rather than fries, these easier-than-ever pork sandwiches are served with roasted sweet potatoes.

Total: 25 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

Mediterranean Beef with Pasta

Diabetic Living

Customize the vegetables in this slow cooker beef stew to fit your taste preferences and the season. Can't find fresh zucchini? Try eggplant or winter squash instead.

Make-It-Mine Fork-Tender Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

Mix up your usual pot roast routine by following our customization cues for the vegetables, sauce and seasonings. This healthy slow cooker dinner has endless possibilities!

Southwestern Tri-Tip Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

This low-fat roast recipe uses chipotle peppers and cumin to add flavor without fat to this easy meal.

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