23 Healthy 30 Minute Real Food Dinners

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These 23 healthy 30 minute real food dinners make it easy to get a wholesome meal on the table, even on your busiest days!

These 23 healthy 30 minute real food dinners make it easy to get a nutritious meal on the table even on busy weeknights! These recipes may be fast & easy, but they are far from boring!I’m here because I want to help you solve the “What’s for dinner?” question. In the fastest, easiest way possible. You’re here because you want to cook dinner for yourself and your family, rather than relying on takeout. And I’m guessing you also want those home-cooked meals to be on the healthy side, right?

This round up of recipes is for you! 23 dinner recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less. With real, unprocessed ingredients. We’re talking healthy proteins, whole grains, and vegetables. As you scroll through the photos, you’ll notice that these meals aren’t lacking in flavor, either. 😉

If you add these 23 recipes to your menu plan, your next month’s worth of meals will be taken care of! If we account for leftover days, these thirty minute dinners can certainly feed us for a month.

Follow my Pinterest board of easy weeknight meals for even more fast and easy dinner recipes!

And now… the recipes!

  1. Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Orange-Ginger Sauce from Kristine’s Kitchen

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Orange-Ginger Sauce. A healthy dinner that's ready in just 30 minutes! You'll love these homemade asian lettuce wraps!

2. Easy Skinny Skillet Lasagna from Life Made Sweeter


3. Baked Salmon Fish Sticks from Back to Her Roots

Baked Salmon Fish Sticks

4. Chicken Parmesan Meatballs with Easy Tomato Sauce from Kristine’s Kitchen

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs with Easy Tomato Sauce - Ready in 30 minutes! A healthy dinner the whole family will love!

5. Maple Ginger Cashew Chicken Stir Fry from Sweet Peas and Saffron


6. 30 Minute Skillet Chicken Stew from The Recipe Rebel


7. Creamy Lemon Spinach One-Pot Pasta from My Sequined Life


8. Mushroom & Gouda Tacos from Foxes Love Lemons


9. Easy Beef and Broccoli from Bake.Eat.Repeat.


10. Chipotle Pumpkin Veggie Burgers from Peas & Crayons


11. Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus Quinoa from Inside BruCrew Life


12. Walnut-Crusted Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Salad from Floating Kitchen


13. Shrimp Scampi Zoodles from Flying on Jess Fuel


14. Roasted Salmon with Jalapeño Lime Butter from Maebells


15. 30-Minute Three Bean Chipotle Quinoa Chili from Flavor the Moments


16. Gnocchi with Spinach, Mushrooms and Crispy Prosciutto from Iowa Girl Eats


17. 30 Minute Pita Pizza with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Arugula from Joyful Healthy Eats


18. One Pot Caprese Chicken and Rice from The Recipe Rebel


19. Veggie Roll Sushi Bowl with Creamy Sesame-Wasabi Dressing from Kitchen Treaty


20. Gnocchi with Turkey and White Beans from My Kitchen Craze

Gnocchi with Turkey and White Beans

21. Pizza Polenta Bowls from She Likes Food


22. One Skillet Mexican Quinoa from Life Made Sweeter

{One Skillet} Mexican Quinoa - An easy and healthy meatless quinoa dish made all in one pan with your favorite Mexican flavors! @LifeMadeSweeter

23. Honey Garlic Salmon and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner from Kristine’s Kitchen

30 Minute Honey Garlic Salmon and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner. An easy one-pan weeknight meal that you can customize to your liking!

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