9 Delicious, Healthy Family Dinner Recipes
Most of the recipes offered are less than 350 calories per serving and take less than 30 minutes to prepare, cook and serve. The book also includes a "month of suppers" meal-planning calendar that pairs entrees with side dishes to make meal choosing easy.
Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole1 of 10
"Easy" may be an understatement for this casserole dish. Requiring just five minutes of prep time, you can throw these ingredients together and get back to your family in no time.
Southern "Fried" Chicken2 of 10
Who needs 11 herbs and spices when you can bake your own tasty tenders in the oven? This recipe uses cornflakes and panko breadcrumbs to achieve the perfect level of crispiness.
Creamy Mac and Alfredo3 of 10
Next time the kids are craving mac and cheese, sneak in a serving of spinach by making this tasty dish. Use whole-wheat pasta and a light Alfredo sauce to keep the calorie count under control.
Tortilla Chicken Soup4 of 10
Break out the slow cooker and fresh ingredients for this flavorful soup that's perfect for cool weather. It only takes five minutes to prep, but it'll need 4 to 8 hours to cook, so give yourself plenty of time.
Supreme Pizza Pasta Casserole5 of 10
It's not delivery—it's casserole. This pizza and pasta combo will be a hit with the whole family, and you can slip veggies by the kids a little easier by mixing them in with the pasta rather than putting them on top of the pizza.
Skinny Cheeseburger Pie6 of 10
No need to fire up the grill for this burger recipe. Substituting ground turkey for beef lightens this dish up, and the 30-minute prep and cook time make it a perfect healthy option when you're crunched for time.
Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie7 of 10
Give your family some good, old-fashioned comfort food without fussing over a made-from-scratch piecrust. Just heat up the ingredients in your slow cooker throughout the day and top with a biscuit at dinnertime.
Sour Cream Enchiladas8 of 10
As author Brooke Griffin puts it, avoid the temptation of the endless tortilla chip basket by cooking up this Mexican dish at home. With plenty of protein and fiber, these enchiladas are sure to hit the spot.
Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa9 of 10
Bring a taste of the Caribbean to the dinner table with this chicken recipe that's ready in just 25 minutes. Add the mango salsa for a fresh serving of fruits and vegetables with your dinner.