If you don’t have time to cook, but are in need of a healthy recipe, try the ones below. You can make your meals ahead of time, like our blackened chicken with couscous, or you can find recipes that can be done in 20 minutes or less, like our shrimp ceviche or a simple salad with chicken, spiced pecans, gorgonzola, and peaches that takes less than an hour. There are tons of healthy, quick, and filling meals that you can have for dinner that do not take too much of your time. Keep reading to find the perfect healthy recipes for busy weeknights.
Grilled Chicken Salad With Spiced Pecans, Gorgonzola, and Peaches
This simple salad features Perdue’s Short Cuts pre-cooked chicken strips. The spiced nuts paired with the mild sweetness from the peaches, and sharp, salty gorgonzola makes for a balanced delicious salad for dinner. — Angela Carlos
Pulled Blackened Chicken With Toasted Couscous
Chicken and couscous can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days, so making a little extra will solve your weeknight cooking dilemmas. Pair organic chicken with blackened seasoning and serve with couscous on the side or roasted vegetables. It’s hearty, healthy, and a great make-ahead dish.
Quinoa Black Bean Veggie Burger
Ceviche is a South American seafood dish that uses citrus or vinegar, in this case lime juice, to “cook” the seafood. Throw in a little tequila to add some sweet flavors to this fresh and healthy shrimp dish. — Julie Ruggirello