New year, new menu. With a little planning and determination, you can totally eat healthier this month…without resorting to salad every single night, because honestly, that sounds miserable. These 31 healthy January dinner recipes will let you meal plan a nutritious, delicious dish every night (bonus: lunch leftovers), so you can eat clean (think minimally processed foods) without feeling deprived.
This soup is hearty and healthy, thanks to a hefty dose of greens and the most tender meatballs you’ve ever tasted.
All the best dinners come together with just the push of a button.
No meat, no problem. This crispy dish is flavorful, easy to make and packed with plant-based protein.
But seriously, you had us at yogurt sauce.
It’s crunchy, tart, savory, sweet and basically the opposite of a sad salad.
By swapping in cauli for rice, you can lose the carbs but keep the flavor (all in 30 minutes).
When they say “hug in a bowl,” this is what they’re talking about.
Even so-called seafood haters will swoon after one bite of this dish. It’s like chicken…but better.
These enchiladas have a secret: all the gooey, cheesy goodness, minus the carbs.
Spicy, sweet and mostly hands-off. We see a new weeknight go-to in our future.
It’s chilly outside, but we’re turning up the heat in the kitchen.
You can make them ahead of time (up to two days in advance) and they won’t get soggy in the fridge.
Looks like alfredo. Tastes better than alfredo.
Satisfy those takeout cravings in all of 30 minutes.
We’re not even on the Whole30 diet and we can’t get enough of that creamy sauce.
It’s like eating candy for dinner and feeling great about it.
High in protein. Low in carbs, cals and time it takes to get to the table.
No one will even guess that it’s healthy.
Time to expand your taco Tuesday repertoire. See ya later, ground beef.
It’s packed with good-for-you garlic and ginger, and comforting to boot.
If you ask us, canned tuna is so underrated. How else could you make dinner in 15 minutes?
This is our favorite way to “taste the rainbow.” Bonus: There’s minimal cleanup involved.
We know chicken breasts are your usual pick, but give flavorful thighs a try just this once. Besides, you can’t go wrong with a honey mustard sauce.
Break out that brand-new Instant Pot you got over the holidays.
Now this is how you do toast for dinner. Put an egg on it to make it even more filling.
It’s just like Mom’s chicken soup, but this time with a gingery kick.
Whoa. If all salads tasted like this, they’d be our favorite food.
Where we’re going, we don’t need noodles.
Smashed avocado and homemade spicy mayo take this meatless meal over the top.
Our favorite cruciferous vegetable strikes again.
Delivery pizza? We don’t know her.