15 Healthy Dinner Ideas for Two That Aren’t Boring

15 Healthy Dinner Ideas for Two That Aren’t Boring




How many times are you able to make sheet-pan chicken and broccoli before you cancel your healthy-eating goals thanks to pure boredom? But whether you’re cooking with a roommate or an S.O., healthy dinners for 2 are often exciting, fun to form and, most vital, delicious. Here are 15 new ideas.

1. OVEN-BAKED CHICKEN KOFTA WRAPS



Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, paleo and Whole30 approved, these lettuce wraps are nutritious in every sense of the word.

2. RESTORATIVE MISO NOODLE SOUP



You’re likely to require to possess this soup nightly for dinner. We won’t tell if you slurp.

3. SALMON AND FENNEL DINNER SALAD



Memorize! This! Recipe! It’s a chic, impressive (and fast) dinner that needs only a fast trip to the shop for top-notch ingredients that do all the work for you.

4. VEGAN SRIRACHA ‘MEATBALLS’ WITH NOODLES AND GRILLED VEGETABLES



The meatballs are fake, the noodles are real. This gorgeous, slightly spicy dish just became one among our new weeknight favorites.


5. KAMUT AND SOUR CHERRY MEZE



Eden Grinshpan intended this meze to be an appetizer, but it’s hearty enough to be the most course. Add some grilled chicken or veggies on the side if you would like more protein.

6. ROASTED SQUASH AND TOFU WITH SOY, HONEY, CHILI AND GINGER



Pressing the tofu for half an hour (Schitt’s Creek, anyone?) before baking helps it brown and provides the tofu a tremendous texture. It takes touch overtime, but it’s worthwhile.

7. SHEET-PAN MISO-GLAZED FISH WITH BROCCOLI AND COCONUT RICE



Yes, this is often a sheet-pan meal, but there’s nothing lackluster about it. The fish is bursting with flavor, the greens are crisp and therefore the rice (optional, if you’re low-carb) ties it all at once.


8. CHARRED SWEET POTATOES WITH PISTACHIO-CHILI PESTO



Swap pasta night for sweet potato night with this pesto bowl which will wholly satisfy you're looking for Italian.

9. ONE-POT soup WITH WHITE BEANS AND KALE



So healthy, with almost no dishes to try to to. This one-pot soup keeps dinner nutritious with greens, beans and plenty of flavors.

10. PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS full of BARLEY RISOTTO



These stuffed mushrooms seem too decadent to be healthy, but they are, because of whole-grain risotto and therefore the power of portobellos.

11. very easy HEALTHY ORANGE CAULIFLOWER



The orange chicken won't be the epitome of food, but this vegan rendition uses veggies and only a touch little bit of sugar (use even less, if you want).

12. 30-MINUTE INDIAN PUMPKIN BUTTER CHICKPEAS



Chickpeas are an underrated main course, but just two cans of those cuties create the bottom for a protein-packed dinner for 2.

13. 10-MINUTE HEALTHY CAULIFLOWER

 

You can whomp up this healthier version of Chinese fried rice faster than you'll get your favorite takeout delivered. A win-win dinner situation.

14. DYNAMITE PLANT POWER SUSHI BOWLS



Swap that sashimi platter for a homemade veg-packed bowl topped with soy and wasabi.


15. RAINBOW COLLARD WRAPS WITH spread DIPPING SAUCE



Add some color to your night with these gorgeous veggie-packed wraps and a zippy dipping sauce. If you master the wrapping technique (it’s not too hard, promise), you'll also use collards for all of your sandwiches.

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