9 Low-Maintenance Dinner Recipes a Nutritionist Makes on Busy Weeknights
We have pretty high standards when it comes to weeknight dinner. We want something that’s speedy, balanced, healthy, delicious and beautiful. Dietitian and nutritionist Carlene Thomas (author of the blog Healthfully Ever After) revealed nine recipes she whips up when she’s short on time—proving that our unicorn of a dinner does, in fact, totally exist.
Roasted Cauliflower and White Beans with Parmesan and Black Pepper Ravioli
Psst: Get fresh pasta from the refrigerated section at the grocery store to make this dish taste homemade.
Five Spice Chicken Tacos
Speedy but never boring, thanks to the Chinese seasoning made from ground cinnamon, anise, fennel, pepper and cloves.
Pan Seared Scallops With Creamy Lemon Beet Purée
Tip: Look for pre-cooked, vacuum-packed beets in the in the produce section at the grocery store.
Best Easy Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Nuggets
These 25-minute crispy bites are the cleanest around.
Microgreen Watermelon Radish Salad Over Oven Baked Salmon
A completely unintimidating seafood recipe that’s on your table in 20 minutes.
Gluten-Free Chicken Feta Pasta Salad
Best of all, you can meal prep this big-batch dinner a few days in advance.
Curry Chickpea Bowl with Black Rice
This rice is packed with antioxidants, just like blueberries.
Avocado shrimp Toast: Scandinavian Smørrebrød
We love avocado. We love shrimp. Put them together for the most unexpectedly magical dinner.