Top 5 Healthy Recipes for Dinner

Trying to lose weight? Working out for hours or following your fitness routine for weeks is still not making a dent? The problem might in the meals you are eating. We have healthy recipes that are very low in calories, to make sure that your hard work bears fruit.

The Science behind Healthy Recipes

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Health experts suggest that skipping meals is not at all a good idea. Rather, you should incorporate a meal rich in proteins and carbohydrates to your daily diet.

The most healthy and easy to made recipes

Here are five of the most low calorie and easy to make dinner recipes;

1.      Chili Black beans with Spicy Meatballs

This low fat, low calorie recipe is definitely a big plus for your dinner menu.

The major ingredients include minced turkey, avocado along with black beans.

Start the recipe by making meatballs and follow the steps below;

  • Add minced meat to a bowl along with oats, onions, coriander and spices.
  • Mix the ingredients well together.
  • Take oil in a pan and let it warm.
  • Turn the mixture in bowl into medium sized meatballs and cook in the pan till they turn golden.
  • After removing the meatballs, add onion and garlic to the pan.
  • Sprinkle some pepper and stir fry until golden.
  • Add meatballs to the paste and fry them for 10 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and beans and cook.
  • Remove after ten minutes.
  • Serve with avocado chunks and lemon juice.

2.      Pasta Salad with added Spinach

This pasta salad is a rich protein meal served with grounded spinach.

The ingredients include vinegar, pasta, olive oil, spinach, tomatoes, shelled edamame, pepper and whole wheat penne.

Recipe is straight forward and very easy to follow, you could make it in minutes;

  • Boil the whole wheat penne and set them aside.
  • Mix vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Add shelled edamame, spinach and pasta to the mixture.
  • Put the penne in the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Serve with your favorite seasoning.

3.      Creamed Chicken with Added Mushrooms

This egg and gluten free recipe requires chicken, mushrooms, parsley and cream.

Here is how you can enjoy this tasty chicken;

  • Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken and cook light for around 7 to 10 minutes in total until browned.
  • Add olive oil and mushrooms to the pan and stir for a while.
  • Add the cooked chicken to pan and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken.
  • Serve with sauce and parsley sprinkles.

4.      Crushed Cucumber with Added Lemon

This nutrient rich dish is very quick to make;

  • Start by salting the cucumber for 10 minutes. This is going to remove excess moisture from the cucumbers.
  • Break the cucumber into bite size pieces and let them be for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add lemon juice and pepper to a bowl.
  • Remove any excessive water from the cucumber and add to the bowl.
  • Serve with your favorite seasoning.

This cucumber salad can be refrigerated up to one day.

5.      Cauliflower Pilaf

If good carbohydrates is what you require, then this is the recipe for you;

  • You will need to cut the cauliflower into small, rice size, pieces.
  • In a large skillet, add heat olive oil.
  • Put garlic in next and stir for a while.
  • Add cauliflower rice to the skillet and cook for 3 to 5 minutes until softened.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve with almonds and herbs.

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What are you waiting for?

Give one of these great low calorie healthy recipes a try. You will have a light dinner; according to dieting rules your dinner should be the smallest meal of the day.