This week's meal plan goes to show just how quick and easy it can be to create healthy and delicious dinners. Healthy convenience items, such as frozen hash browns and pretrimmed veggies help to get dinner on the table in a flash. These recipes come together in 30 minutes or less—seriously, 30 minutes or less from start to finish—and are simple to make, so even non-cooks can conquer in the kitchen.
Za'atar-Roasted Chicken Tenders & Vegetables with Couscous: Za'atar (or zaatar)—a Middle-Eastern spice blend that's a mix of thyme, sumac, salt, sesame seeds and sometimes other herbs—gives this sheet-pan roast chicken recipe tons of flavor. Chicken tenders and pretrimmed green beans make this healthy dinner super-fast.
Chickpea & Potato Hash: In this easy one-dish dinner, frozen hash browns and canned chickpeas speed up the prep process. Adding some fresh chopped vegetables, spices, and topping it all off with eggs makes for a deliciously-easy meal ready in just 25 minutes. Serve the hash with warm pita bread and a cucumber salad with mint and yogurt.
Tuna Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes with Arugula: This quick, no-cook recipe uses sherry vinaigrette instead of mayonnaise to dress the tuna salad and doubles as a dressing for the arugula greens.
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl: This chipotle-flavored burrito bowl recipe is even better than takeout and just as fast. Loading it with vegetables and using protein-rich quinoa in place of rice makes for a delicious and healthy dinner.
Ravioli with Arugula & Pecorino: Using frozen ravioli in this recipe makes this dinner super easy and speedy. Elevate the flavor with sizzled garlic and shallots, shaved pecorino and fresh arugula. Serve with a slice of whole-grain baguette and a glass of pinot noir.
Southwestern Steak Salad: This steak salad recipe is packed with fresh summer corn, ripe tomatoes and silky avocado. It might be hard to imagine that this healthy dinner can be whipped up so quickly but the secret is in the timing. While the steak is cooking under the broiler, you'll have plenty of time to whisk together the lightened-up creamy chipotle dressing and assemble the rest of the salad. Serve with crumbled tortilla chips for an extra crunch.
Hawaiian Turkey Sliders: Grilled pineapple slices top flavorful turkey burgers to give this easy slider recipe a fun Hawaiian flair.
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