Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less

We’ve made it through the holidays, but with the kids home from school and the hustle and bustle of the party season still winding down, it can be a challenge to find nutritious and flavorful dinners we have the energy to make. All of these recipes can be prepared in well under half an hour. Many of them will take less time if you can repurpose leftovers from your holiday meal for a new and wonderful dinner option.

Cauliflower and Red Beans Skillet

3 Guiding StarsFlavored with lemon and mustard and sporting a good variety of veggies, this is a tasty, nutritious dinner you don’t need to stress  about getting on the table. (3 Guiding Stars)

Kale Pesto Pasta

3 Guiding StarsA quick whiz in the food processor, and presto! You’ve got a sauce to coat your family’s favorite whole-grain pasta shape. (3 Guiding Stars)

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

2 Guiding StarsFlavored with chipotle, this is a salad for the bold and daring–easy to prepare, it’s also perfect if you’re short on time. (2 Guiding Stars)

Black Bean Pizza

2 Guiding StarsYou don’t have to order takeout or compromise on nutrition to give the family what they want in under half an hour: delicious pizza. (2 Guiding Stars)

Zucchini Falafel

2 Guiding StarsIf you’re looking for a new flavor to bring the family to the table, these easy chickpea and zucchini patties will do the trick. (2 Guiding Stars)

Chicken Quinoa Salad

2 Guiding StarsEasy to make from party leftovers, this easy, wholesome and delicious whole-grain salad will save your sanity when dinner time comes rolling around. (2 Guiding Stars)

Grouper Tacos

2 Guiding StarsFish, rich with protein and omega-3 fatty acids, can be one of the healthier meat option. Indulge your tastebuds with these fish-rich, tasty tacos. (2 Guiding Stars)