7 Easy Food Ideas For Dinner

Cooking could be the easiest thing with the mastery of a few basics, but, it is the planning for meals that have always never been a walk in the park. Making up a meal plan that is to be stuck to and going for the ingredients to make it happen can be a very difficult task. The following are seven easy dinner suggestions that one should consider having.

  1. Stewed Kale with Garlic and Chickpeas

This is a dinner which suitably is good for vegetarians. It is full of flavor and made from plenty of greens. It can be eaten with a pita which is toasted or one can serve it with a chunk of crusty can also be eaten over rice. This dinner can be cooked for two, but if it is done or one, the extra serving will be pretty perfect for a lunch serving.

  1. Ground Beef and Broccoli with Baked Potato

This is a meal comprising plain beef and broccoli potato is a sure favorite that will get a person hands-down if tried. For a better aroma and flavor, it is recommended that two tablespoons of tomato paste be added in the beef mixture to make the whole dinner surprisingly delicious. It is easy to increase the recipe in order to make more servings and they can be reheated for lunches or dinners the entire week.

  1. Vegetables and Fried Rice

Rice to be used can be that which has been lying in the fridge for a couple of days. To add back the lost moisture in a great way is by stir-frying it in some oil and then afterward adding some liquid to the flavor. The liquid is usually a mixture of rice vinegar and soy sauce. If it is fresh rice, one still has to fry it. Carrots and spinach can be used for this, however, it is easy to use a whole bell pepper than just a half. One can replace a cup of chopped kale with the spinach.

  1. Rice over Tilapia in Parchment with Tomato and Broccoli

Fish has always been a little intimidating for kitchen beginners. However, it is actually a great and easy dinner option because it is able to cook quicker compared to meat. One easy way to cook it is by wrapping the fish and some quick-cooking vegetables using a parchment paper or foil together with a little liquid. What follows is baking the whole thing for about 10 minutes. The advantage of this meal is that there is minimal cleanup after dinner.

  1. Chicken Breast with Cabbage and Potatoes

In this dinner option, the cabbage will get soft on the inside; however, it will get crispy around its edges. It goes perfectly well with potatoes which are greatly roasted and chicken breast with skin on. It can be served with grainy mustard with an addition of ketchup sauce or barbecue sauce which really pairs well with that combination.

  1. Spaghetti with Greens and Walnut-Parsley Pesto

This is a meal that works wonders after a workout strain. It is comprised of a great mix of protein and whole grain. It is a dinner that keeps one energized because it helps to provide one-third of the body’s daily iron requirements. The vegetables are good antioxidants together with herbs and walnut.

  1. Baked Sweet Potatoes

Eating a plant-based diet is one difficult task for dinner. This is because it means that an individual must get creative with meal ideas otherwise they will end up every meal eating chips and guac which unhealthy and not sustainable. Ingredients for this dinner include baked sweet potatoes (cut halfway to reduce cooking time), chickpeas (roasted/seasoned), garlic and tomato salad (Parsley). The dinner should be sweet, sensational, satisfying and best of all very healthy.


  • Brown Rice Skillet and Broccoli Cheddar

Rice and broccoli are super delicious. This is a dinner which has no meat but has cheese and nutritional yeast. The yeast usually adds flavor to recipes. Broccoli recipes are always saucy and one savors every moment of eating such. Apart from being easy to cook, it is as just full of taste and flavor if not any better.

The pros at advise people to make a plan before heading out. If lunch was heavy, try finding dinner which is light. Make commitments to eat slowly because the brain takes about 20 minutes to get to the stomach a message that it is full and no longer hungry. A dinner with a balanced diet is good because it is good for health. Individuals should try and set up realistic dietary goals with healthy eating habits being a daily life thing. A doctor’s advice on the type of food one should eat should be the considered issue. Tips about nutrition and dietary information from other sources could be misleading.

Clay Miller
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I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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