4 Healthy Dinner Recipes for People Who Have No Time to Cook

Try these quick and healthy dinner recipes tonight
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Try this quick and healthy veggie burger recipe tonight.

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

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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.

For the Pulled Blackened Chicken With Toasted Couscous recipe, click here.

Quinoa Black Bean Veggie Burger

This is a hearty veggie burger with some southwest flair. Quinoa and black beans are full of delicious non-meat protein, and cayenne pepper lends some heat. — Julie Ruggirello

For the Quinoa Black Bean Veggie Burger recipe, click here.

Shrimp Ceviche

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

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