Dinners can often get on the heavier side, especially if you’re eating out a lot, so every once in a while it’s nice to switch things up and give yourself a lighter option. When you think of cooking a healthy, light dinner, images of plain baked fish and steamed veggies can often come to mind. But you shouldn’t have to compromise on taste and satisfaction in order to have a healthy dinner.
With these 80 light yet filling dinner ideas, you’ll never skimp on flavor again. Packed with tasty, good-for-you ingredients, these recipes won’t have your family scrounging the kitchen for after-dinner snacks. From tender chicken mole tacos to grilled watermelon and steak salad, there’s enough variety to keep the whole family interested. We’re sure at least a few of them will make their way onto your weekly menu.
And for even more ideas, check out our heart-healthy dinners next — and, of course, don’t forget about dessert!