Healthy and Easy Chicken Recipes

Try these healthy and easy chicken recipes for lighter fare this summer

Healthy and Easy Chicken Recipes

With summer quickly approaching, the weather warming, and beach season near, it’s time to lighten our meals and leave the hot, baked goods of winter behind — like lasagna and beef stew. (Not that a meatball now and then isn’t incredible, but it might be time to pair proteins with some lighter salads and seasonal ingredients.)

An easy way to do this is to choose a lean protein to serve for the main course. Fish and seafood are excellent choices, but today we’ve decided to round up some of our favorite chicken recipes (skinless and boneless) to help you make almost everyone’s go-to meat.

Check out the recipes below and happy cooking!

Chicken Souvlaki

An easy-to-make Greek-inspired dish that is flavored with healthy seasonings and herbs. Serve it with homemade tzatziki.






Baked Mustard-Lime Chicken 

Packed full of flavor, this will be a hit with both kids and adults. Or try this grilled version instead. 






Health Chicken and Quinoa Salad

A light main dish or side dish to serve at the next backyard gathering.






Lemon-Caper Grilled Chicken

Grilling the chicken gives it a nice char, while the capers add a burst of saltiness that’s mellowed out nicely with the lemon.






Tuscan-Style Marinated Chicken


Bright and colorful, this Tuscan-inspired dish is a must-try this summer.