Fish doesn't have to be a special occasion meal. Herby breadcrumbs provide most of the flavour in this easy dish. (Tip: Freeze the topping for last-minute meals.)
Ready in 30 minutes, beginner-friendly, 10 ingredients, crowd-pleaser, Mediterranean diet-friendly
Herb-crusted fish takes 15 minutes.
Do you like fried chicken? This skillet dinner has similar flavour without the deep-frying.
One pan, easy, under 500 calories
Honey-hot chicken thighs
When eating feels like a chore, buy a rotisserie chicken. (See number 34 on this list for proof.) If you're feeling ambitious, make a second tray and freeze it.
Kid-friendly, beginner-friendly, make-ahead
Easy Green Chicken Enchiladas
You love salad and creamy pasta. This meal includes a pound each of greens and noodles for balance.
10 ingredients, vegetarian, kid-friendly
50-50 Buttered Noodles and Greens
What if you could cook rice and protein together? Realize your dreams.
One-pot, 10 ingredients, high protein, dairy-free
Teriyaki Salmon Bowls
We'll always love a mayo-based salad, but tuna is boring. Canned chickpeas are convenient, protein-rich, and vegetarian.
Vegetarian, ready in 30 minutes, beginner-friendly, no cook
If you're exhausted by dinnertime, cook early. This dish is comforting and hands-off.
Slow cooker recipe, crowd-pleaser, high protein, less than 500 calories.
Green Chicken Chili
This classic pasta uses canned tomatoes, but the oven concentrates the juices into a rich sauce.
10-ingredient, make-ahead, kid-friendly
roasted tomato bucatini