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    Updated on May 26, 2020. Posted on Jan 15, 2020

    23 Good-For-You, No-Fuss Recipes You Actually Have Time For

    Eat better, stress less.

    Let's be honest — we don't all have time to cook a gourmet meal at the end of a busy day. But even if you have 30 minutes to spare, that's more than enough time to cook something wholesome and satisfying. Here are some recipes to get you started.

    1. Chipotle Shrimp Fajita Bowl

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    It's all the flavors you love about fajitas, except without the tortillas. Go ahead and swap in your favorite protein for the shrimp. Get the recipe for Chipotle Shrimp Fajita Bowl here.

    2. Tuscan White Bean Skillet

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    This vegetarian meal is still seriously filling, thanks to protein-packed white beans and fibrous kale. Get the recipe for Tuscan White Bean Skillet here.

    3. Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry

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    You can customize this easy dinner to your preferences and toss in any of your favorite vegetables and protein, like tofu or grilled chicken. Get the recipe for Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry here.

    4. Korean Beef Bowl

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    This nourishing bowl is easy to make in a big batch if you're feeding a whole family. Get the recipe for Korean Beef Bowl here.

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    Better-for-you chicken nuggets that taste absolutely indulgent, coming right up. Get the recipe for Sheet Pan Parmesan Crusted Chicken and Broccoli here.

    6. Egg Roll in a Bowl

    This ground turkey and vegetable skillet gets a Chinese-inspired makeover thanks to a sauce made with soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil. Get the recipe for Egg Roll in a Bowl here.

    7. Chickpea and Tomato Coconut Curry Soup

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    It's creamy, spicy, and filling, so you won't miss the meat when you whip up this vegetable-packed soup. Get the recipe for Chickpea and Tomato Coconut Curry Soup here.

    8. Zucchini Pizza Boats

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    These stuffed vegetable boats taste sort of like if zucchini Parmesan and pizza had a baby, and the result is pretty delicious, as you can imagine. Get the recipe for Zucchini Pizza Boats here.

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    If you're searching for a great meal prep recipe, look no further. Make this skillet on a Sunday night and enjoy it throughout the week in lettuce wraps, on a bed of lettuce, or even as tacos. Get the recipe for Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet here.

    10. One-Pot Classic Minestrone Veggie Soup

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    Pasta, beans, and vegetables make for one seriously filling and easy-to-make soup recipe. You can make a big batch and freeze the leftovers for later. Get the recipe for One-Pot Classic Minestrone Veggie Soup here.

    11. 20-Minute Chicken Tacos

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    We love to eat this juicy and tender chicken in tortillas, but you can also enjoy it over rice or a bed of lettuce, like a taco bowl. Get the recipe for 20-Minute Chicken Tacos here.

    12. Mostly Veggie Steak Stir-Fry

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    This hearty steak recipe will keep you full until breakfast. Customize it by adding all your favorite vegetables and serve it over your go-to grains. Get the recipe for Mostly Veggie Steak Stir-Fry here.

    13. One-Pan Easy Baked Fish and Chips

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    Baked from start to finish, these crispy-on-the-outside, flaky-on-the-inside fish sticks are perfect for the whole family. Get the recipe for One-Pan Easy Baked Fish and Chips here.

    14. White Chicken Chili

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    If you want to save even more time and effort on this comforting dinner, start with rotisserie chicken. Get the recipe for White Chicken Chili here.

    15. Teriyaki Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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    Serve this flavorful shrimp and broccoli over a bed of white rice, zucchini noodles, or even more veggies. Get the recipe for Teriyaki Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry here.

    16. Lemon Salmon Orzo Skillet

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    This Mediterranean salmon recipe is an entire meal in a single skillet: flaky salmon, sautéed tomatoes and asparagus, and delicious orzo with lemon juice, chicken broth, and Parmesan. Get the recipe for Lemon Orzo Salmon here.

    17. Vegetarian Meatballs

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    These plant-based meatballs are still so satisfying to sink your teeth into, thanks to cauliflower, quinoa, eggs, and bread crumbs. Get the recipe for Vegetarian Meatballs here.

    18. Turkey Sweet Potato Chili

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    If you want to change things up, swap the turkey for either ground chicken, beef, or even plant-based sausage. Get the recipe for Turkey Sweet Potato Chili here.

    19. Thai Cashew Chicken

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    Chicken breast, cashews, and lots of veggies get sautéed in a flavorful sauce made of soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, garlic, and ginger. It's a clean yet satisfying recipe you'll want to make on repeat. Get the recipe for Thai Cashew Chicken here.

    20. Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Chowder

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    Raw cashews, roasted cauliflower, garlic hummus, and nutritional yeast make this chowder so rich and creamy, it's hard to believe there's no dairy added. Get the recipe for Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Chowder here.

    21. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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    Start with last night's leftover chicken; add Buffalo sauce, carrots, cabbage, avocado, and blue cheese crumbles; and wrap it all up in crispy lettuce cups. Get the recipe for Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps here.

    22. Salmon Noodle Bowl With Coleslaw

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    Any noodles will suffice here, but we love making this recipe with soba or rice noodles. Get the recipe for Salmon Noodle Bowl With Coleslaw here.

    23. One-Pot Shakshuka

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    There's no wrong time of day to eat eggs. This skillet of baked eggs in tomato sauce is hearty enough for dinner, and the leftovers taste great for brunch. Get the recipe for One-Pot Shakshuka here.