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Healthy Dinner Ideas – 15+ Healthy Recipes For All Diets

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These healthy dinner ideas are easy, healthy, and very tasty recipes that you can make for a simple dinner or to impress your guests.

You’ll find my best keto, healthy, vegan, or gluten-free dinner options. All you have to do is to pick what’s best for you!

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What Are Healthy Dinner Ideas?

Healthy Dinners are delicious recipes made with classic, wholesome ingredients that are fulfilling and simple instructions.

They are healthy dinner options because none of them are loaded with sugar, complicated, or refined ingredients.

But these recipes don’t skimp on taste and flavor!

So choose your cuisine, pick between one course, two courses, or three courses, and get ready to cook something delicious!

Why You Need Healthy Dinner Recipes

These healthy dinner ideas are some of my favorite dinner recipes.

You’ll find a combination of keto-friendly, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, diabetic-friendly, and nut-free recipes.

Most of these recipes can be made in less than 40 minutes, cooking included so you won’t spend your evening in the kitchen.

They are dinner ideas that the whole family and your guest will love, and I’m sure they’ll ask for the recipe!

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1. Healthy Keto Dinner Ideas

Summer BBQ Keto Dinner

If you need a quick Barbecue-friendly keto dinner that you can eat with your finger, combine my Zucchini Boats with my keto chicken nuggets.

stuffed zucchini boats recipe
1 Keto Stuffed Zucchini with Ground Beef
4.60 from 27 votes
An easy keto stuffed zucchini recipe with ground beef, taco seasoning for a healthy low-carb taco night.
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Keto Chicken Nuggets
2 Keto Chicken Nuggets
4.83 from 74 votes
Juicy, crispy almond flour parmesan Keto Chicken Nuggets, perfect to enjoy fast-food-style food at home on your keto diet!
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3 Keto Cheesecake (Key Lime)
4.68 from 96 votes
This easy, refreshing Key Lime Keto Cheesecake is a delicious recipe for a low-carb dessert to make and remake!
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Keto Chinese Dinner

To make your own Panda Express-style dinner, you can make my Keto Orange Chicken. It taste just like classic orange chicken without the carbs.

I love to make it with my coconut cauliflower rice. There’s something about this that turn any Chinese Keto dinner into a real experience.

Keto Orange Chicken Recipe
4 Keto Orange Chicken
4.73 from 98 votes
This Keto Orange Chicken recipe tastes like your traditional Chinese restaurant takeaway, without the sugar or carbs! Sticky pieces of fried chicken, coated in low-carb keto orange sauce!
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Coconut Keto Rice
5 Coconut Cauliflower Rice
4.71 from 17 votes
An easy 4-ingredient Coconut Cauliflower rice for a low-carb Asian style side dish.
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Ginger Shot For Weight Loss and Immunity
6 Ginger Shot
4.45 from 18 votes
These Ginger Shots are ultra-concentrated ginger juice perfect for boosting immunity and reducing inflammation. They are ten times cheaper than store-bought but packed with the same health properties and no sugar added.
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Healthy Southern Comfort Dinner

For a banger of a keto dinner with all the flavors of the Amercian south, combine my much-loved Keto Jambalaya with a hearty smoked cauliflower.

The best Keto Jambalaya recipe
7 Keto Jambalaya recipe
4.79 from 55 votes
This keto Jambalaya recipe is an easy one-pan Spanish, French-Inspired dinner combining boneless chicken breast pieces, sausage, and shrimps cooked in a rich Cajun Spices tomato sauce.
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Smoked Cauliflower Recipe
8 Smoked Cauliflower
4.69 from 64 votes
A tender smoked whole cauliflower with a crusty smoked layer and soft cauliflower flesh, perfect as a healthy low-carb side dish or light dinner. This smoked cauliflower recipe works with charcoal barbecues, electric barbecues, and even in your oven! It's also vegan, gluten-free, and keto-approved.
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Devilled Egg Salad
9 Deviled Egg Salad
4.38 from 8 votes
This Deviled Egg Salad is a high-protein egg salad with crunchy vegetables and a creamy mayonnaise paprika dressing.
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Keto Mexican Dinner

For an authentic Mexican food taste without the carbs, I make my Corn Tortilla that I fill with Guacamole, Salsa, and chicken cooked in my taco spices, and I add a side of Beef Empanadas.

Low Carb Corn Tortilla recipe
10 Low-Carb Corn Tortillas
4.72 from 49 votes
Easy low-carb keto corn tortillas with the most flexible texture and corn tortillas flavor without the carbs!
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11 4-Ingredient Guacamole Recipe
4.70 from 39 votes
This 4-Ingredient Guacamole Recipe is a simple avocado dip with only four ingredients. A creamy guacamole, perfect for dipping tortilla chips. 
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12 Keto Salsa Recipe
4.75 from 12 votes
An easy keto salsa recipe perfect for keto Mexican food night and to dip keto tortilla chips.
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13 Chicken Taco Seasoning
4.97 from 57 votes
Learn how to make your own Chicken Taco Seasoning at home in 5 minutes using only wholesome spices, no sugar, and no additives.
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14 Keto Beef Empanadas
4.69 from 70 votes
A crispy, buttery keto empanada dough filled with juicy ground beef with spicy flavors.
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Keto snowball cookies
15 Keto Snowball Cookies
4.53 from 177 votes
These Keto Snowball Cookies are melt-in-your-mouth buttery, flakey Mexican weddingg cookies with small pieces of pecans and covered with sugar-free powdered sweetener. Bonus, they are gluten-free and only contain 1.2 grams of net carbs per serving!
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Winter Keto Dinner Idea

For a heart-warming winter dinner, I recommend combining my keto chicken marsala with my French Green Beans.

Dipping the green beans in the creamy Marsala mushroom sauce is the best. And if you’re still hungry, add a French Onion Soup!

Marsala Keto Chicken RecipeMarsala Keto Chicken Recipe
16 Keto Chicken Marsala
4.79 from 28 votes
An easy comforting dinner with creamy Keto Chicken cooked in Marsala mushroom sauce.
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AUTHENTIC FRENCH GREEN BEAN recipe from my mum sauteed in olive oils with almonds, shallots, garlic and deglazed with lemon juice. An easy side dish for Holidays, Christmas or Thanksgiving. Dairy free + gluten free + vegan.
17 French Green Beans
4.63 from 27 votes
Authentic French Green Bean recipe from sauteed in olive oils with almonds, shallots, garlic, and deglazed with lemon juice. An easy side dish for any occasion. Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.
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Low carb French onion soup
18 Keto French Onion Soup
4.80 from 53 votes
This Keto French Onion Soup is the keto and gluten-free version of the popular French onion soup.
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Keto Italian Dinner

For a keto Italian dinner, start with Keto Spaghetti And Meatballs and top it up with my delicious Focaccia.

19 Keto Spaghetti and Meatballs
4.79 from 42 votes
This Keto Spaghetti and Meatballs meal uses Wonder Noodles. They have zero net carbs and zero calories.
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Keto Focaccia Bread Gluten free focaccia with almond flour
20 Keto Focaccia Recipe
4.80 from 10 votes
This easy Keto Focaccia Recipe is a copycat of the classic Italian Focaccia bread without the carbs, made with a combination of keto flours. The texture is crispy on the outside, soft in the middle, with a lovely garlic rosemary flavor. 
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keto friendly biscotti
21 Keto Biscotti Recipe with Almond Flour
4.67 from 172 votes
An easy, crunchy keto biscotti recipe with whole almonds and dipped into sugar-free chocolate.
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Healthy Keto Asian Dinner

This is the keto version of your classic Asian takeaway dinner. Black Pepper Angus Steak with Keto Rice.

Enjoy the same taste without the carbs.

Black Pepper Angus Steak Stir Fry Recipe
22 Black Pepper Angus Steak
5 from 7 votes
This Black Pepper Angus Steak is an easy 15-minute Chinese Beef Stir fry for a quick dinner that reminds you of your favorite Chinese restaurant's black pepper beef dish.
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Cauliflower Rice
23 Keto Rice
4.77 from 17 votes
An easy 3-ingredient Keto Rice recipe perfect as a keto side dish to meat, fish, or curry.
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2. Vegan Dinner Ideas

Healthy Italian Dinner

For a simple, healthy Italian vegan dinner, I recommend combining my Zucchini Noddles with my vegan bread loaf. The bread is made with healthier flour: almond flour and coconut flour.

Keto Zucchini Noodles with Pesto
24 Zucchini Noodles With Pesto
4.82 from 32 votes
Zucchini Noodles with Pesto are delicious low-carb pesto zoodles made of spiralized zucchini in a creamy almond milk pesto sauce.
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THE BEST KETO BREAD WITHOUT EGGS #ketobread #keto #egglessbread #almondflourbread #bestketobread #best #psylliumhusk #easy #vegan
25 Vegan Coconut And Almond Flour Bread
4.69 from 384 votes
The best low-carb bread recipe with coconut flour and almond flour but without eggs!
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Healthy Indian Dinner

For a delicious healthy Indian dinner, I recommend combining the following recipes. The cauliflower rice, naan bread, and vegan curry are the perfect match.

Together, they taste delicious and will impress your guests.

Cauliflower Rice
26 Cauliflower Rice
4.77 from 17 votes
An easy 3-ingredient Cauliflower Rice recipe perfect as a keto side dish to meat, fish, or curry.
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KETO NAAN BREAD
27 Naan Bread
4.75 from 179 votes
This Healthy Naan Bread is a simple vegan Indian Bread recipe that ticks all diets: Vegan, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Paleo, and Gluten-free.
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28 Vegan Bok Choy Curry
4.87 from 22 votes
This Bok Choy Curry is an easy curry recipe packed with plant-based protein, delicious Indian spices flavor, and comforting coconut cream.
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Healthy French Vegan Dinner

This healthy French dinner is made of several typically French recipes. The combination of the mustard Brussels Sprout with the French Fries is perfect.

Add to that a healthier French baguette to finish the sauce, and you’ll be in Paris.

Brussel sprouts with mustard sauce
29 Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce
4.80 from 29 votes
Roasted Brussels sprouts with mustard sauce. Crispy baked Brussels sprouts covered with a creamy shallots mustard sauce.
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Keto baguette recipe
30 Healthy French Baguette
4.76 from 158 votes
This Healthy French Baguette recipe is a thin, crusty French bread 100% egg-free and dairy-free with a real bread flavor but fewer carbs than a classic French stick.
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31 Rutabaga French Fries
4.62 from 31 votes
Oven-baked keto French Fries with Rutabaga. A low-carb healthy French fries alternative recipe to regular fries.
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3. Healthy Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas

Healthy Pasta Dinner

My first choice is to make a delicious Steak Alfredo Fettuccine with its Marinade. The pasta are gluten-free pasta, and the steak is cooked to perfection.

Steak Alfredo
32 Steak Alfredo
4.82 from 11 votes
This easy Steak Alfredo Fettuccine recipe combines creamy garlic, Alfredo sauce, fettuccine egg pasta, and grilled steak. A quick 30-minute Family dinner.
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3 ingredient Steak Marinade
33 3-Ingredient Steak Marinade
4.79 from 19 votes
This easy 3-Ingredient Steak Marinade is the perfect combination of ingredients to enhance any cut of beef.
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Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
34 Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
5 from 8 votes
These easy Keto Peanut Butter Protein Cookies are crispy, crunchy protein breakfast cookies perfect for eating after a workout or as a high-protein on-the-go breakfast. Plus, these protein cookies contain no added sugar and a huge 11 grams of protein to keep you full for hours! 
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Healthy Pizza Dinner

Then, one of my family’s favorite dinners – and many others’ – is a good pizza.

Make the following Buffalo Chicken Pizza to feed a crowd! With a gluten-free pizza base, it’s absolutely delicious!

Buffalo Chicken Pizza
35 Buffalo Chicken Pizza
4.86 from 7 votes
This Buffalo Chicken Pizza is a delicious quick and easy homemade pizza for chicken lovers with the zing of hot sauce.
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4. Healthy Classic Dinners

Classic Healthy French Dinner

A classic French Dinner combines savory and sweet. It starts with vegetables,

Ratatouille Recipe
Ratatouille Recipe
5 from 8 votes
This easy Ratatouille recipe is the easiest French dinner. A delicious summer vegetable stew with Mediterranean flavors, perfect as a vegetarian side dish or light dinner.
[add_post_diets] 5.6g
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Florentine Quiche Spinach Mushroom Quiche recipe
Quiche Florentine
4.34 from 3 votes
This Quiche Florentine is a flakey, buttery, quiche crust filled with spinach and mushrooms.
[add_post_diets] 1.9g
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A Stack of French Crepe on a white tablecloth in front of a basket with eggs and a pot of jam.
Crepes Recipe
4.79 from 265 votes
This Authentic Crepe Recipe makes the same crepes you would eat in Paris. French crêpes are thin, crispy on their sides, and filled with delicious sweet jam or chocolate spread. 
[add_post_diets] 19.4g
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Classic Healthy Italian Dinner

A classic healthy Italian dinner is full of taste, creamy texture, and colors. They are typically made with tomatoes, meat, and vegetables..

Tuscan Chicken Recipe
36 Tuscan Chicken
5 from 1 vote
This Tuscan Chicken is a healthy dinner with grilled chicken breast cooked in a creamy spinach sauce with sundried tomatoes.
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37 Eggplant Rollatini
4.88 from 8 votes
This Eggplant Rollatini recipe is the most delicious eggplant recipe for dinner. A soft, tender eggplant layer filled with ricotta basil filling and cooked in oregano tomato sauce.
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Keto Focaccia Bread Gluten free focaccia with almond flour
38 Focaccia Recipe
4.80 from 10 votes
This easy Keto Focaccia Recipe is a copycat of the classic Italian Focaccia bread without the carbs, made with a combination of keto flours. The texture is crispy on the outside, soft in the middle, with a lovely garlic rosemary flavor. 
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Healthy Summer Dinner

A good healthy summer dinner is made with a good meat like pork or turkey and healthy veggies.

4 ingredient Oven Baked Pork Chops
39 4-Ingredient Oven-Baked Pork Chops
4.75 from 20 votes
These 4-ingredient Oven-Baked Pork Chops are easy and juicy pieces of porkm perfect as a comforting dinner with a creamy casserole.
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Learn how to turn eggplant into the best side dish this summer with this sauteed eggplant recipe. You will make everyone fall in love with these soft, tender, and caramelized pieces of pan-fried eggplant, on your next BBQ party.Learn how to turn eggplant into the best side dish this summer with this sauteed eggplant recipe. You will make everyone fall in love with these soft, tender, and caramelized pieces of pan-fried eggplant, on your next BBQ party.
40 Sauteed Eggplant
5 from 2 votes
Learn how to turn eggplant into the best side dish this summer with this sauteed eggplant recipe. You will make everyone fall in love with these soft, tender, and caramelized pieces of pan-fried eggplant at your next BBQ party.
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This 3-ingredient Chocolate Yogurt recipe is the easiest way to enjoy a high-protein dessert that truly tastes like chocolate pudding. In fact, all you need is 5 minutes to make this easy healthy dessert, and it's easy to make sugar-free, vegan, and gluten-free.
41 Chocolate Yogurt
4.89 from 9 votes
This 3-Ingredient Chocolate Yogurt recipe is the easiest way to enjoy a high-protein dessert that truly tastes like chocolate pudding. In fact, all you need is 5 minutes to make this easy healthy dessert, and it's easy to make sugar-free, vegan, and gluten-free.
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Healthy Winter Dinner

Making a healthy winter dinner is easy and typically contains slow-cooked casseroles and heart-warming dishes.

3 ingredients Butternut Squash Soup
42 Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
5 from 1 vote
This incredibly easy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is made with only 3 ingredients for a quick healthy dinner that the whole family loves.
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Broccoli Gratin
43 Broccoli Gratin
4.65 from 14 votes
This Broccoli Gratin recipe is an easy, healthy comforting French-inspired dinner that combines steamed broccoli baked in a creamy bechamel sauce.
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a cast iron skillet filled with two Blackened Chicken Breast and fresh herbs on top
44 Blackened Chicken
4.67 from 6 votes
This Blackened Chicken recipe makes soft, tender chicken breast with a spicy black crust made from spices. It's a delicious healthy chicken recipe to serve as a main or to top up a salad.
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Quick Healthy Dinner

If you need a quick dinner for weeknights, try this one. It’s the perfect combination of healthy ingredients and quick turnaround for weeknight dinners.

This souffle omelette is the perfect weekend breakfast a light, fluffy omelette with crispy edges and filled with herbs and cheese. Plus, this is a healthy breakfast packed with protein to keep you full for hours and it takes barely 15 minutes to make.
45 Soufflé Omelette
5 from 4 votes
This Soufflé Omelette is the perfect weekend breakfast, a light, fluffy omelette with crispy edges and filled with herbs and cheese. This healthy breakfast is packed with protein to keep you full for hours and takes under 15 minutes to make.
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These Roasted Zucchini recipe is the most easy side dish recipe ever packed with summer flavors. Plus, it's low-carb, vegan and gluten-free so all the family can enjoy it.These Roasted Zucchini recipe is the most easy side dish recipe ever packed with summer flavors. Plus, it's low-carb, vegan and gluten-free so all the family can enjoy it.
46 Roasted Zucchini
5 from 3 votes
This Roasted Zucchini recipe is an easy side dish recipe packed with summer flavors. Plus, it's low-carb, vegan, and gluten-free, so the whole family can enjoy it.
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Japanese Crepes