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12 Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals | On the Table in 30 Minutes or Less
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12 Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals | On the Table in 30 Minutes or Less

Between dropping the kids off at school, taking them to soccer practice, and shopping for groceries, who has time to make anything but a simple dinner?

That's why we've put together a list of 12 delicious, healthy meals you can make for you and your family even on the busiest of nights.

Try one of these delicious recipes below next time you're looking for a peaceful, delicious, and healthy dinner in 30 minutes or less.

One-Pan Recipes, Coming Right Up!

1. Fajita Chicken

A gluten-free twist on the classic Mexican dish (and it's great for helping you detox your body)!

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 0 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 2

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2. Sausage and Spinach Skillet

It's hard to go wrong when you combine Italian sausage, avocado oil, and garlic any night of the week.

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 1 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 4

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3. Chicken, Broccoli, and Mushroom Stir Fry

Stir fry is a great way to make dinner in a short amount of time. And if you haven't yet tried coconut aminos (as a sub for soy sauce), you're in for a real treat!

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 0 | CARBS: 2

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 2

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4. Asian Turkey Lettuce Wrap

Tamari, fresh ginger, garlic, and curry powder... a combination worth cooking for!

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 0.5 | CARBS: 0.5

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 4

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5. Turkey Meatball and Squash Skillet

One-pan meatball and veggie meal! It doesn't get much easier than this...

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 1.5 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 

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For the Cheese Lovers...

6. Mini Pepper Nachos

Ground beef, Greek yogurt, and cheddar cheese in one (healthy) easy dish. Yum!

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 1 | CARBS: 1.5

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 2

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7. Mexican Pasta Skillet

Kid-approved, healthy, and on the table in 30 minutes.

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 1 | CARBS: 2

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 4

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Breakfast for Dinner? Yep! And these dishes are balanced, filling, and on the table in less than 15 minutes...

8. Spinach Bacon Breakfast Pizza

You can't go wrong when a recipe calls for bacon AND cheese.

PROTEINS: 3 | FATS: 1 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 8 Minutes

Servings: 1

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9. High-Protein Banana Pecan Pancakes

Cinnamon, banana, and pecans all rolled up in this fluffy pancake recipe... mouth watering and absolutely delicious.

PROTEINS: 3 | FATS: 0 | CARBS: 0.25

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 8 Minutes

Servings: 4

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Seafood can be Quick and Easy Too!

10. Lemon Butter Pan Seared Salmon

Lemon, butter, garlic, and salmon... need I say more?

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 1.5 | CARBS: 1.5

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 2

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Back to Basics...

11. Portobello Burgers

Bread lover? Swap the portobello mushroom buns for gluten-free or 100% sprouted whole grain hamburger buns.

PROTEINS: 5 | FATS: 0 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 3

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12. Chicken Fried Rice

MSG-free and perfect for the entire family!

PROTEINS: 4 | FATS: 0 | CARBS: 2

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 2

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And if You Left Room for Dessert...

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Not kidding... these are THE best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies you'll ever try.

PROTEINS: 1 | FATS: 2 | CARBS: 1

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 12

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That's right, quick and easy food CAN be healthy and delicious, too. Give one of the recipes above a try or SHARE your favorite quick and easy recipes for those busy weeknights.

Don't have time to meal prep and find recipes on your own? No sweat — we've got you covered!

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Comments

Cynthia
Love all these recipes and one of my favorites is the Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad. I evolved that one into a cucumber salad with Balsamic Vinegar for a change of pace. I was raised eating cucumber slices soaked in a vinegar, water, S&P solution... so good!
Carol Fazio
They look delicious and can’ t wait to try them!
Victoria Reynolds
Hi, I am getting ready to move on from the 7 day rescue program to the 14 day super charged meals. I noticed when looking over the suggested foods in the 14 day program, there aren't many recipes included. I am really enjoying the smoothies and the recipes on the 7 day rescue plan. I wonder if I can swap out the breakfast on the 14 day plan for the breakfast on the 7 day plan. Also can I use the chicken or salmon recipes from the 7 day plan? I don't know how to cook without following a recipe.
shirley adsit
I have had to learn how to cook all over again and I am glad it is well worth it, since I have lost 25 pounds, I will continue on...Love this diet.
Terri
It is hard with the job I have to do all it takes to eat appropriate for me and family. Until I retire from this job It is hard for me to do right all the time. I do my best.