Dinner Tonight: Quick and Healthy Menus in 45 Minutes (or Less)

These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

  • Two-Cheese Mac and Cheese

    Quick Pasta Dinners

    What's quicker than pasta? These simple dinners come together in a flash.

Chicken and Black Bean-Stuffed Burritos Recipes

Quick Chicken and Turkey Dinners

Versatile and quick-cooking, chicken and turkey are staples of a healthy weeknight pantry.

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash Recipe

Quick Beef and Lamb Dinners

Lean, flavorful cuts have a place in a healthful diet. Try these quick dinners paired with simple sides.

Crispy Pork Medallions Recipe

Quick Pork Dinners

Quick-cooking and easy to work with, lean pork stars in these healthful meals.

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Cakes with Avocado Salsa

Quick Vegetarian Dinners

Try going meatless at least one night a week. These vegetarian dinners make it hard to find an excuse not to.

Chicken and Parsnip Soup Recipes

Quick Soups & Stews

Fresh and fast, these bowls of comfort can be ready in no time.

Oven-Fried Tilapia with Cheesy Polenta

Quick Seafood Dinners

Quick-cooking and light, seafood provides a variety of meals that are both delicious and nutritious.

Mushroom-Herb Chicken

5-Ingredient Cookbook

These 98 quick and healthy recipes combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples for speedy meals you'll feel great about eating.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté