When we think of what we are going to serve our family on any giving night, we need to think of meals that are affordable and that everyone is going to enjoy.
But more than anything, those meals should be healthy so that they provide the energy that your family needs and the vitamins and nutrients that will help them maintain health.
Preparing healthy meals can be challenging. With all the conflicting health information around, it can be difficult to determine what foods will be best for our family.
It can be even more difficult to prepare these foods in a way your family will enjoy.
Well, never fear. Moms Who Think has your back. We provide you with a variety of healthy recipes your family is sure to love.
Our meals feature healthy meats like beef, pork, chicken and turkey. We also have seafood and vegetarian options.
Our recipes also include plenty of veggies and pastas as well as stews and bakes that can help bring some variety to your table.
An example of some of the great recipes we have on our site includes Skinny Cacciatore, Turkey Spinach Meat Loaf, Smoked Sausage Stir Fry and more.
Each of our recipes lets you know exactly what you need and gives you step by step directions that are sure to set you up for success.
So, when you are thinking of what to make your family for dinner tonight, make their wellbeing a priority by choosing from our selection of healthy recipes. Then look forward to preparing a meal that you can feel good about serving your family and one that they are sure to love.
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Turkey vs. ChickenUpdated:
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Pepper and Sausage Calzones RecipeUpdated:
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Pepperoni Pizza Supreme RecipeUpdated:
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Chicken Biscuit Stew RecipeUpdated:
Chicken Biscuit Stew Ingredients: 1 cup julienned carrots 1 cup thinly sliced onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour ¼ cup water 3 Tablespoons white wine or chicken broth 1 cup (8 ounces) fat free plain yogurt 1 […]Read more »
Slow-Cooked Chicken Supper RecipeUpdated:
Slow-Cooked Chicken Supper Ingredients: 4 medium carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped 1 celery rib, cut into 2 inch pieces 2 cups cut fresh green beans (2 inch pieces) 5 small red potatoes, quartered 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3½ pounds), cut up 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1½ cups […]Read more »
Leftover Turkey Casserole RecipeUpdated:
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Slow-Cooked Honey Pineapple Chicken RecipeUpdated:
Slow-Cooked Honey Pineapple Chicken Ingredients: 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained 1 cup packed brown sugar ½ cup honey ⅓ cup lemon juice ¼ cup butter, melted 2 Tablespoons prepared mustard 2 teaspoons reduced sodium soy sauce Directions: 1. In a large […]Read more »
Easy Arroz con Pollo RecipeUpdated:
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Cheesy Chicken and Mushrooms RecipeUpdated:
Cheesy Chicken and Mushrooms Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each) ½ teaspoon salt Dash pepper 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ cup reduced fat plain yogurt ½ cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese ½ cup canned mushroom stems and pieces 1 Tablespoon diced pimientos 1 Tablespoon minced fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon minced […]Read more »
Spinach and Mushroom Smothered Chicken RecipeUpdated:
Spinach and Mushroom Smothered Chicken Ingredients: 3 cups fresh baby spinach 1¾ cups sliced fresh mushrooms 3 green onions, sliced 2 Tablespoons chopped pecans 1½ teaspoons olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each) ½ teaspoon rotisserie chicken seasoning 2 slices reduced fat provolone cheese, halved Directions: 1. In a large skillet, […]Read more »
Mom’s Chicken Noodle Casserole RecipeUpdated:
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Creamed Turkey Over Mashed Potatoes RecipeUpdated:
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Makeover Sweet and Sour Chicken RecipeUpdated:
Makeover Sweet and Sour Chicken Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons reduced sodium soy sauce, divided 1 Tablespoon sherry or reduced sodium chicken broth ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks 2 Tablespoons […]Read more »
Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese RecipeUpdated:
Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese Ingredients: 1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni ¾ pound lean ground turkey ½ cup finely chopped celery ½ cup shredded carrot 1 can (14½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste ½ cup water 1 envelope sloppy joe mix (or make your own, recipe below) 1 small […]Read more »
Cornmeal Oven Fried Chicken RecipeUpdated:
Cornmeal Oven Fried Chicken Ingredients: ½ cup dry bread crumbs ½ cup cornmeal ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup minced fresh parsley or 4 teaspoons dried parsley flakes ¾ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon pepper ½ cup buttermilk 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to […]Read more »
Crab Stuffed Chicken Breasts RecipeUpdated:
Crab Stuffed Chicken Breasts Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ cup canned crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed ¼ cup sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped 2 Tablespoons dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon minced fresh parsley 1 teaspoon Dijon […]Read more »
Family Fave Taco Salad RecipeUpdated:
Family Fave Taco Salad Recipe Ingredients: 1½ pounds lean ground turkey 1 can (14½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 2 teaspoons dried minced onion 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon seasoned salt ½ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon pepper 6 cups shredded lettuce ½ cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend 6 Tablespoons […]Read more »
Potato-Crusted Chicken Casserole RecipeUpdated:
Potato-Crusted Chicken Casserole Ingredients: 1 large potato, thinly sliced* 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper FILLING: 1½ pounds chicken tenderloins, cut into ½-inch cubes 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon butter 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 1½ cups fat-free milk ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese ¼ cup […]Read more »
Texas Ranch Chicken Casserole RecipeUpdated:
Texas Ranch Chicken Casserole Ingredients: 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 celery ribs, finely chopped 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon canola oil 1 garlic clove, minced 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast 1 can (10¾ ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted 1 […]Read more »
Crunchy Turkey Casserole RecipeUpdated:
Crunchy Turkey Casserole Ingredients: 2 cans (10¾ ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted ½ cup 2% milk or chicken broth 4 cups cubed cooked turkey 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced 1 small onion, chopped 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained and halved 1 Tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 can (3 ounces) […]Read more »