Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

Healthy Dinner Menus

The road to health begins at the family table. Planning ahead by having healthy weekly menus saves time, money, and the temptation to hit the take out restauraunts.

We're parents of busy families also, so we began swapping our healthy dinner ideas with each other until we had a full 8 weeks of healthy dinners planned out. Use the planned weekly meals we put together as they are, or substitute meals with other choices from our Healthy Dinner Ideas section. Its filled with even more family friendly healthy dinners.

8 Weeks of Healthy Dinner Menus & Recipes

Use the free 8 weeks of meal plans we put together for a simple no-stress way to eat healthy dinners your family will love.

Week One

Week One Menu

Week Two

Week Two Menu

Week Three

Week Three Menu

Week Four

Week Four Menu

Week Five

Week Five Menu

Week Six

Week Six Menu

Week Seven

Week Seven Menu

Week Eight

Week Eight Menu

Healthy Menus

Healthy Dinner Menus with Recipes

Week One Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The first full week of healthy dinner recipes, seven days of different meals your family will love!

* Lighter Beef Stroganoff
* Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
* Baked Ziti with Mushrooms
* BBQ Pork Tenderloin Kebabs
* Cheesy Chicken and Vegetable Skillet
* Beefy Deep Dish Pizza
* Diner-Style Turkey Burgers


Week Two Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The second week of healthy dinner recipes, with a variety of wonderfully spiced and flavored dishes.

* Chicken Pasta Pizza
* Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin
* Baked Crab Cakes
* Beef Fajitas
* Roasted Chicken with Roasted Garlic Parsley
* Sausage Lasagna
* Crock Pot Beef-Barley Stew


Week Three Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The third week of healthy dinner recipes, home cooked meals that are easy to make and taste great!

* Ham and Cheddar Pasta Casserole
* Beefy Enchiladas
* Cheese Stuffed Italian Chicken
* Eggplant Parmesan
* Pepper-crusted Flank Steak with Mushroom Sauce
* Creamy Chili Corn Chicken
* Portobello Mushroom Pizzas


Week Four Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The fourth week of healthy dinner recipes, including a comfort food favorite and aromatic sauces for chicken and pork.

* Beef Stir-Fry
Pesto Chicken with Squash
* Pork Chops with Peach Sauce
* Pasta Primavera with Cheese
* South of the Border Meatloaf
* Chicken Cutlets with Ginger Sauce
* Little Italy Sausage Potato Skillet


Week Five Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The fifth full week of healthy dinner recipes, adds even more meal choices to your family's menu!

* Sweet and Sour Chicken
* Baked Smothered Steak
* Spaghetti Squash Pie
* Pork with Ginger-Pear Sauce
* Cucumber Chicken
* Balsamic Pork Chops
* Beef and Macaroni Skillet Supper


Week Six Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

Our healthy dinner recipes for the sixth full week combine a touch of elegance and a hearty portion of home style cooking.

* Linguine with Shrimp and Scallops
* Molasses Glazed Pork Roast
* Chicken Pot Pie
* Veggie-Filled Burgers
* Dijon Roast Beef
* Tomatillo-Pineapple Chicken
* Fettuccine Alfredo


Week Seven Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

In the seventh week of healthy recipes you'll find a spicy favorite jerk chicken, peachy pork chops, and linguine with white clam sauce.

* Penne with Chicken and Broccoli
* Linguine with White Clam Sauce
* Lentil and Kielbasa Stew
* Pork with Peachy Salsa
* Spicy Sloppy Joes
* Jerk Chicken
* Flank Steak with Spicy Crust


Week Eight Healthy Dinner Recipes and Menus

The eighth week of healthy dinner recipes has everything from steak lover's tasty fare to Italian favorites like pasta and meatballs.

*Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
*Fusilli with Meatballs
*Pan Fried Pork Filets
*Fettuccine with Scallops, Asparagus, and Lemon
*Grilled Margarita Flank Steak
*Chipotle Chicken Corn Pizza
*Pork Chops with Apple Cream Sauce


Main Dishes and More

Main Dishes and More

Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Easy Recipes

Dinner Ideas

Chicken Recipes

Crock Pot Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Casseroles

Make a mouthwatering breakfast recipe or an easy, delicious breakfast casserole to turn any day into a special day.


Soup, Salads and Sides

Soup, Salads and Sides These great soups and side dishes go with everything from elegant holiday meals to a weeknight pot roast.

Soup Recipes

Side Dishes

Salad Recipes

Healthy Dinner Choices

Healthy Dinner Recipes


Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy doesn't mean bland with these delicious homemade dinner recipes.

Begin or maintain a healthy lifestyle for your whole family tonight.


Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Get a delicious dessert for every occasion.

Pie recipes, cookies, cakes, fudge, cheesecake recipes and Mama Shirley's favorites all make wonderful happy endings.

Kids Recipes

Kids Recipes


Kids Recipes

Our Kids Recipes are easy to make and fun for kids of all ages. They're perfect for teaching beginning cooking and kitchen skills.


Pot Luck Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipes

Casserole possibilites are endless, making it even easier to prep a hearty dinner with ingredients you have on hand. Try some of our family classics for easy one-dish dinners.

Casserole Recipes

Stock Your Freezer

Freezer Recipes

We’ve all been there before, it’s getting late in the afternoon and you’ve realized there isn’t anything for dinner. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s where this section will come in handy for you.

Freezer Cooking Recipes




Names for Boys

Baby Boy Names

Choose the perfect name for your bundle of boy with help from our lists of thousands of boys names.

Boys Names

Names for Girls

Baby Girl Names

Find a beautiful name for your new daughter with easy to use lists of names and name meanings for girls.

Girls Names

Quotes for Life

Quotes About Life

The right quote at the right time can make you feel like there is a kindred spirit in this world that thinks like you do.

Some quotes have no other purpose than to make you laugh...something we could all use more of. Get inspired or reassured, visit the quotes pages often.

Quotes to Live By


These are the big lists for reference, all things vocabulary, reading and writing. 

List of Verbs

List of Pronouns

List of Prepositions

List of Nouns

List of Adverbs

List Of Adjectives


Bread Pudding Recipe

Bread Pudding

Cinnamon and vanilla infuse this custard-like dessert that starts with simple ingredients, but tastes like pure luxury.

Warm Spiced Bread Pudding Recipe

Easy Dinner Ideas

Easy Dinner Recipes

Try a variety of 30 minute meals, they're complete homemade dinners from kitchen to table in a half hour.

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals