What should I make for dinner today that is healthy, easy, and also delicious? Is that your everyday thought as well? According to the reports of 2020, it has been seen that 71% of Australians spent their time surfing cooking and food blogs online.
It is somewhat an everyday routine to just stare into the fridge to find an ingredient that can save the night. We all cook food every day to maintain a healthy diet unless some days when we crave takeaways.
Cooking your own meals is therapeutic. Again, that is only the case when the process does not take a zillion years on a daily basis.
Here I discussed some very easy, quick, and mouth-watering recipes for dinner that you can enjoy and add to your diet charts.
1. Lemon Chicken
Lemon Chicken is a very healthy recipe with baked chicken which is flavorful, delicious and is easy to make. Chicken is the most prioritized main ingredient when it comes to making wholesome meals.
It will take you only three basic steps to make the recipe a success.
First, you need to coat the chicken breasts with olive oil-based herb paste containing thyme, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Then you make the sauce with white wine, garlic, and lemon. At the end, you have to bake the chicken till the internal temperature is 165°F.
2. Coconut Curry Chicken
A very flavorful and healthy dinner with chicken simmered in curry spice and coconut milk. For better taste, you can also serve it with rice.
The simple recipe involves 4 easy steps.
You have to saute diced onion, red pepper, and garlic in oil for 3-4 minutes. Then add the cubes of chicken along with ginger paste, salt, and pepper and let it cook for 5 to 7 minutes. In the end, add the coconut milk and juice from one lemon and simmer it for 5 minutes.
The good news is, in case of leftovers that is quite unlikely, it can be stored in freezer-safe in fresh food delivery boxes for up to 5 days
3. Upgraded Ramen
Do you feel like cooking? Well, Ramen comes to the rescue. Ramen is probably the quickest and easiest meal to make. All you need is a little upgrade and it can be turned into a delicious dinner.
The super-easy recipe involves only 2 steps.
Add the Ramen seasoning packet and a tablespoon of butter to a pan of boiling water and then add the ramen and cook it until it becomes tender. In the end add a fried egg, bacon, scallions and season it with salt and pepper.
4. Pesto Chicken Bake
This healthy baked chicken recipe is extremely flavorful and packed with protein. It is also very easy to make.
It can be made easily in 2 steps:
At first, you top the chicken breasts with a thick layer of Basil Pesto, add a layer of mozzarella cheese, and 2 slices of tomato at the end. After that, you bake it until 350 degrees.
5. Lemon Garlic Salmon and Asparagus
Fish is the most healthy item for dinner. It will take you only 10 minutes to make this dish. You need no prep to cooking this wholesome food. It has rich flavors of lemon, butter, and garlic.
It gets ready in 3 simple steps:
First, you add a tablespoon of butter to a pan and let it melt. Then you add the asparagus and salmon seasoned with salt and pepper and let them cook for 3 minutes on both sides. At the end you add garlic, wait for it to cook for 3 minutes. Add lemon juice after turning off the heat.
Over to you…
These are just 5 of the easy and tasty dinner recipes that you can make quite often. We know how hard at times it can be to make the right choice of food for you and your family. There can also be days when you are in no mood to make dinner.
A good dinner does not have to be lavish and extremely time-consuming. It just has to be soulful and something that everyone enjoys till the last bite.