back to top

15 Low Key Healthy Dinners To Try Out

Just some easy, healthy dinners to try out this week.

Posted on
Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed

Every meal could use a lil' extra veg, it's true.

Instagram: @buzzfeedfood

And hidden vegetables are like a present from your future self.

Instagram: @penelope

Like these brownies made with beetroot!

So, here are some easy, tasty recipes that will help you sneak a little extra goodness into your day.

1. Sweet Potato Black Bean Hash

Chunks of sweet potato mixed with shredded greens and avocado, with a perfectly fried egg on top. This recipe is suggested for breakfast, but I would happily eat this for a quick and easy dinner. Get the recipe here.
Tasty / BuzzFeed

Chunks of sweet potato mixed with shredded greens and avocado, with a perfectly fried egg on top. This recipe is suggested for breakfast, but I would happily eat this for a quick and easy dinner. Get the recipe here.

2. Salmon and Veggies Traybake

Add whatever veggies are lurking in your kitchen to this traybake and reap the rewards. You could experiment with the marinade tooo – whatabout lemon and dill? Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty

Add whatever veggies are lurking in your kitchen to this traybake and reap the rewards. You could experiment with the marinade tooo – whatabout lemon and dill? Get the recipe here.

3. One Pot Chickpea Curry

There is oodles of goodness in this easy one-pot dish: chickpeas, broccoli, tomatoes and more. Serve with flaked almonds on top for a lil extra crunch. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

There is oodles of goodness in this easy one-pot dish: chickpeas, broccoli, tomatoes and more. Serve with flaked almonds on top for a lil extra crunch. Get the recipe here.

4. Pad Thai Salad

For when you want a take-away meal with none of the grease. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

For when you want a take-away meal with none of the grease. Get the recipe here.

5. Miso Sriracha Mason Jar Noodles

A simple packed lunch option, or a great one to just grab from the fridge on a lazy night in. Add some beansprouts to the jar last minute if you're preparing in advance, or it will get slimy. Get the recipe here.
Tasty / BuzzFeed

A simple packed lunch option, or a great one to just grab from the fridge on a lazy night in. Add some beansprouts to the jar last minute if you're preparing in advance, or it will get slimy. Get the recipe here.

6. One Pot Jambalaya Pasta

There's no oil in this dish (that comes from the chorizo), and you can add in as much veg as you like – chopped peppers would be a nice touch. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

There's no oil in this dish (that comes from the chorizo), and you can add in as much veg as you like – chopped peppers would be a nice touch. Get the recipe here.

7. Chicken Fajita Bake

Although there's cheese in this dish, it's up to you how much you include. And the chicken bakes on a layer of pepper and onions, boosting your green intake. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

Although there's cheese in this dish, it's up to you how much you include. And the chicken bakes on a layer of pepper and onions, boosting your green intake. Get the recipe here.

8. Avocado Carbonara

The avocado in this dish makes for a surprisingly creamy carbonara. Get the recipe here.
Tasty / BuzzFeed

The avocado in this dish makes for a surprisingly creamy carbonara. Get the recipe here.

9. Grilled Steak and Vegetable Salad

Sometimes you don't need fries with your steak – just some juicy grilled peppers. OK OK, you can have both, don't worry. Get the recipe here.
Tasty / BuzzFeed

Sometimes you don't need fries with your steak – just some juicy grilled peppers. OK OK, you can have both, don't worry. Get the recipe here.

10. Easy Roast Vegetable Salad

If you're not into Brussels sprouts, then sub in some broccoli. Get the recipe here.
Tasty / BuzzFeed

If you're not into Brussels sprouts, then sub in some broccoli. Get the recipe here.

11. Pesto and Halloumi Stuffed Peppers

Stuffing vegetables with vegetables (and cheese) = veg-ception. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

Stuffing vegetables with vegetables (and cheese) = veg-ception. Get the recipe here.

12. Lamb Kofta Flatbread

Not only does this recipe teach you how to make your own flatbread, there's crunchy cucumber in the dressing, and crisp lettuce on the base. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

Not only does this recipe teach you how to make your own flatbread, there's crunchy cucumber in the dressing, and crisp lettuce on the base. Get the recipe here.

13. One Pot Pasta Primavera

All that colour, and only one pot to wash. Get the recipe here.
BuzzFeed

All that colour, and only one pot to wash. Get the recipe here.

14. Sun-dried Tomato Stuffed Chicken

Pack a punch by stuffing your chicken and reap the rewards. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

Pack a punch by stuffing your chicken and reap the rewards. Get the recipe here.

15. Baked Beetroot Burger

This burger is pretty as a picture, and good for you to boot. Get the recipe here.
Proper Tasty / BuzzFeed

This burger is pretty as a picture, and good for you to boot. Get the recipe here.