Healthy eating doesn't have to be dull or without bold flavors. It's possible to eat meals that are satisfying for your palate and soul. Experiment with ingredients that you usually wouldn't buy and make new versions of them. If you love to eat macaroni and cheese, you can mash up some cauliflower and eat it with cheese sauce instead of macaroni.
If you enjoy chocolate cake, substitute whole-grain flour, and raw honey in place of the white flour and white sugar. Here are some other wholesome and delicious dinner ideas you and your family will enjoy.
Strawberry and Spinach Salad
This would be an excellent appetizer to eat before dinner. In a medium bowl, combine two cups of sliced strawberries, two cups of spinach, a half cup of walnuts, three diced tomatoes, a chopped red onion, salt, pepper, and a third cup of balsamic vinegar salad dressing. Don't forget to mix well before serving!
Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Quinoa
In a large bowl, combine two pounds of ground turkey, a half cup of panko breadcrumbs, a third cup of chopped basil, a fourth cup of chopped rosemary, three teaspoons each of salt and crushed red pepper, a few teaspoons of black pepper, and one egg.
Then shape the meat mixture into balls and place them on a foil-lined baking sheet—bake in a 400-degree preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes. As the meatballs are cooking, sauté a cup of yellow onions, four diced cloves of garlic, and a half cup of chopped celery. After ten minutes, add two cups of tomato sauce and three cans of diced tomatoes. Also, add a few drops of hot sauce, cayenne pepper, salt, black pepper, raw honey, and garlic powder. Once the meatballs are cooked, add them to the sauce and stir gently. Make sure to serve with quinoa.
Baked Honey-Lemon Chicken Breasts
This is a simple weeknight recipe you can prepare for the family. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. In a greased baking dish, season six boneless chicken breasts with a cup of lemon juice, a half cup of honey, salt, black pepper, and your favorite dried herbs. Then add a cup of diced carrots, sliced red onions, and tomatoes. Cover and bake for 25 minutes, and voila! Dinner is served.