31 Light and Healthy Dinners to Make Every Night in January
Time to reset
January goals: To eat clean and green and get our waistline back on track. That’s why we pulled together 31 healthy dinner recipes that are as delicious as they are nutritious. The dietary detox begins…now.
January 1: Cauliflower Steaks with Lemon-Herb Sauce
Hearty and healthy.
January 2: Falafel Salad with Spicy Yogurt Sauce
Because all the best dinners come on a bed of crisp greens.
January 3: Red Curry Kuri Squash Soup
Nothing beats an in-season soup.
January 4: Detox Moroccan-Spiced Chickpea Glow Bowl
But seriously, you had us at glow bowl.
January 5: Pear, Date and Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese
Savory with just the right amount of sweet.
January 6: Spinach Balls with Sunflower Seeds, Manchego and Turmeric Honey Yogurt
Tasty meat alternatives, FTW.
January 7: Garlic Ginger Beef Noodle Soup
A little red meat’s OK, we promise.
January 8: Lemon Kale Salad and Seared Salmon
Grated Parmesan optional.
January 9: Slow-Cooker Curried Lentil Soup
With two cups of leafy greens stirred in.
January 10: Skinny Vegetable Soba Noodles
A nutritious dinner in 15 minutes? Score.
January 11: Turkey Enchilada Quinoa Soup
Just as good as the real deal.
January 12: Salade Lyonnaise
Plus a poached egg for protein. Yum.
January 13: Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce
Looks like pesto. Tastes better than pesto.
January 14: Cauliflower Curry with Crispy Shallots
Rich and light. Win-win.
January 15: Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken
Tastier than a burger. Trust us.
January 16: Grilled Eggplant with Yogurt Sauce
Drizzled with just a hint of olive oil.
January 17: Peanut Sauce Stir-Fry With Veggies and Cauliflower Rice
High in fiber, low in cals.
January 18: Skillet Chicken Fajitas
January 19: Quesadillas with Feta, Hummus and Avocado
The healthiest “sandwich” that ever there was.
January 20: Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Salad
Packed with plenty of antioxidants, too.
January 21: Zoodle Stir-Fry
Make use of that spiralizer you got for Christmas.
January 22: Blackened Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salad
Flavor-packed with so many spices and herbs.
January 23: Loaded Veggie Sandwich
You can’t go wrong with a kale pesto spread.
January 24: Seared Ahi Tuna Poke Salad with Hula Ginger Vinaigrette
Hold the crispy wontons.
January 26: Chipotle Sweet Potato Noodle Salad
We repeat, get that spiralizer out of the cupboard.
January 27: The Mean Green Detox Salad
Whoa. If all salads tasted like this, they’d be our favorite food.
January 30: Rainbow Noodle Salad
With healthy leftovers that last for days.
January 31: Broccoli and Cheddar Four-Cheese Pizza
Delivery? Not this month.