Easy Healthy Dinners 2015

At the end of every year, people usually make a list of resolutions they intend to push through with the coming year. A healthy lifestyle is something a lot of people yearn for, but never really accomplish anyway. How do you keep fit and healthy, given the temptations of fatty, unhealthy food everywhere? Here are some ideas for easy healthy dinners to help you stay healthy, even if you’re on the go.
Pork Tacos
Pork Tacos
For a quick meal, pork tacos is a good alternative. You just have to prepare some chilies, chipotles, white onions, honey, cider vinegar, kosher salt, chicken broth, ground pepper, and bay leaves. You can have your meal ready in a short period of time. You can add more vegetables and personalize your own taco recipe.

Paprika and Potato TortillaPaprika and Potato Tortilla
  1. In a 20-centimeter pan, heat oil deep enough for the garlic, onion, and potatoes to fry. Wait until they become tender, and stir the paprika. Fry them for another minute.
  2. Mix the fresh or dried herbs with the eggs and the seasoning. Pour the mixture into the pan and mix to prevent the egg from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Leave it to cook alone for 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Gently place the tortilla on a plate. Slide it back, facing the reverse side, this time, on the frying pan. Add some parsley.
Mediterranean SaladMediterranean Salad
When it comes to hearty, easy healthy dinners, vegetable salads are front-runners. A Mediterranean Salad has everything delectable — cucumbers, feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives. To prepare a Mediterranean Salad, distribute the salad leaves among four plates, and top with capers and olives. Add some sardines into the salad mix. Pour tomato sauce and mix it with vinegar and oil. Drizzle the mixture over the salad.
 Teriyaki Salmon ParcelTeriyaki Salmon Parcel
Salmon is one of the healthiest and best sources of vitamins. Here is something you can easily prepare — your kids can even help you!
  1. In a tiny bowl, mix together honey, mirin, soy, and garlic.
  2. Cut out square-shaped foil parcels that are brushed with oil.
  3. Place the contents into the parcel. Put some broccoli stems in every parcel, making sure to place the salmon fillet at the very top. Evenly spread some ginger on the parcel.
  4. Pour the sauce into the parcels.Smooth over the sauce mixture on each salmon fillet and add some sesame oil, if desired.
  5. Fold the edges of the foil parcels and put them on a baking sheet. This can be done one day prior the serving time.
  6. Heat up the parcels. Place them in the oven for 10 to 25 minutes. The parcels is best served with sesame seeds and spring onions.

Turkey Burgers With Sweet Potato Chips


    500g turkey thigh mince
    2 spring onions, finely chopped
    85g cheddar, grated
    1kg sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chips
    3 tbsp olive oil
    4 soft wholemeal rolls
    ¼ x cucumber (or 1 small Lebanese cucumber), thinly sliced
    tomato ketchup
    salad, to serve (optional)


   1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the turkey mince in a large bowl, with the spring onions, cheddar and some seasoning. Mix well, then shape into 4 even-sized burgers. Chill for 15 mins.

   2. Put the sweet potato chips on a large non-stick baking tray, and toss in 2 tbsp of the oil and some salt. Cook in the oven for 30 mins, turning halfway through.

   3. Heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat and cook the burgers for 10 mins until golden. Turn over and repeat for the other side until they are cooked through. Split the rolls, place a burger into each with some sliced cucumber and a dollop of ketchup, and serve alongside the sweet potato chips and salad, if you like and good luck.

Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes - Tips, Ideas and Recipes

Here are our two favorite quick and easy dinner recipes -

Spicy Chicken and Potatoes

-Grab a pre-cooked chicken from your local grocery store deli and a bag of home fries from the frozen foods section. Add a bag of pre-washed salad, one medium sized yellow onion and a jar of pepperoncinis to your shopping cart.

-Toss the potatoes in a frying pan with a little bit of pepperoncini juice and let them start browning. De-bone the chicken and add it to the potatoes. Dice up the onion and add. Cook on medium for about 10 minutes and serve right from the pan.

-Take the bag of salad, cut off a corner and add in salad dressing. Shake up the bag and you have an instant tossed salad.

Worcestershire Sourdough Burgers

-Grab a package of ground beef, pre-sliced cheddar cheese, loaf of sourdough bread and a yellow onion. Add to your list a bag of frozen french fries and a bottle of worcestershire sauce.