Between going to work or school and managing a household or studying for an exam, finding time to prepare nutritious meals can often feel close to impossible. Read on to learn more about our 7 favorite fast healthy recipes that you can prepare in no time – and that will taste delicious, too!
Fast Healthy Recipes for Breakfast
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
If you’re looking for fast healthy recipes in the morning that will get you out the door in no time, look no further! Having smoothies for breakfast is a great way to get your dose of vitamins and minerals in for the morning. Check out this super easy recipe for Peanut Butter and Banana smoothies, which is chock full of protein (and deliciousness!) from Fitnessmagazine.com.
Greek Yogurt Topped with Crispy Fruit
Who says fast healthy recipes for breakfast can’t be creative?! Make a DIY breakfast parfait to start off your day. You can add whatever you like on top – we suggest almonds, granola, fresh fruit or even Crispy Fruit if you’re on-the-go!
Fast Healthy Recipes for Lunch
Turkey Wrap with Crispy Fruit
Searching for fast healthy recipes you can make the night before for lunch? Why not pack yourself a delicious turkey wrap to munch on? We love using whole wheat wraps with a few slices of deli turkey (or chicken) with a little bit of light mayo, shredded cheddar cheese, a slice of tomato and fresh lettuce. Serve with some Crispy Fruit, and you’ve got a perfectly balanced lunch prepared in minutes!
This cheesy and delicious meal on our list of fast healthy recipes takes just 10 minutes to prepare… and is a hit with kids of all ages! Check out the recipe for Beany Cheese-tadas here from our friends at Produce for Kids! Bonus: they’re both vegetarian and egg-free!
Fast Healthy Recipes for Dinner
Baked Mac n’ Cheese with Spinach Salad
If you’re looking for fast healthy recipes that will warm you up on a chilly night, we’ve got something the whole family will enjoy! This baked mac’ n cheese recipe from MyRecipes.com takes less than 45 minutes to prepare, and makes for a balanced meal when served with a salad on the side.
Stir-fried Chicken with Broccoli & Brown Rice
There are tons of fast healthy recipes out there that will help you nix your habit of ordering out on a busy night. We love this recipe from the BBC, which is way healthier (and way yummier!) than the stir-fry you order from your local take-out restaurant. That’s what we call a win-win!
Pan-Seared Salmon with Kale and Apple Salad
In need of fast healthy dinners that are light and refreshing? Check out this delicious salmon recipe from the Food Network and be prepared to wow your own taste buds, even on a weeknight!
More Fast Healthy Recipes
If you have other suggestions for fast healthy recipes that you can make for yourself and your family, feel free to share them with us! Send an email with your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org… We’d love to hear from you!