When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).
Pinterest is especially helpful when it comes to dinnertime—aka the meal I have the hardest time finding recipes for. The only problem is there are SO many healthy dinner recipes. That's fine when I feel like mindlessly scrolling through pictures of beautiful food, or when I'm casually building my grocery shopping list for the week, but really overwhelming when I'm hungry, have no idea what I want, and need food ASAP.
If you're not in the mood to browse, go straight for one of these 15 healthy dinner recipes. They’re among the top-pinned recipes of 2016—probably because they look and taste amazing. Bonus: They’re all pretty easy to make.
1. Honey-Garlic Shrimp
You had us at honey. And garlic. And shrimp. This sweet and savory seafood dish tastes best over a bed of brown rice and with a side of roasted or grilled veggies (I like broccoli or bok choy). Get the recipe here.
2. Cucumber-Tomato Avocado Salad
This is basically guacamole that you can shamelessly eat by the spoonful. And I'm into it. Get the recipe here.
3. Portobello Fajitas
A great option for your vegetarian friends on taco Tuesday. Or for you whenever, because portobello mushrooms are dope. Get the recipe here.
4. Quick and Easy Chicken Burritos
This recipe is the most-pinned healthy recipe of all of 2016. Why is clear—look at how gooey that cheese and avocado is. Get the recipe here.
5. Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese
Whether you eat gluten or not, this is a great, lower-carb grilled cheese option. And don't let the cauliflower "bread" scare you away. It's actually pretty darn easy to make. Not too different from this pizza crust tutorial. Get the recipe here.
6. Julia Child's Eggplant Pizzas
In addition to being a great meal just for you, these tiny pizzas make an excellent party app. Cute and tasty and Julia Child–approved, what more could you want? Get the recipe here.
7. Slow-Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff
You had to know a slow-cooker recipe would be on this list. This idea was one of the most popular for obvious reasons. It's a creamy, high-protein way to put one of our favorite kitchen appliances to good use. Get the recipe here.
8. Sausage Egg Roll in a Bowl
Why have a single egg roll when you can have a sauté that tastes just like egg roll filling? Get the recipe here.
9. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Parmesan Chicken
If you haven't had sun-dried tomato chicken parm, you haven't lived. Get the recipe here.
10. Hibachi Steak Lettuce Wraps
Pretend you're at Benihana and make these low-maintenance lettuce wraps. Get the recipe here.
11. Caprese Pasta Salad
Pasta salad tastes better with chunks of mozzarella, fresh chopped cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced basil, and a bit of balsamic. Get the recipe here.
12. Creamy Spinach Artichoke Soup
Like your favorite dip, but in soup form. Bring this to a potluck if you want everyone to love you forever and ever. Get the recipe here.
13. Shrimp in Lemon Sauce With Olives
Shrimp + lemon + olives = a dish that will make you sort of feel like you're in the South of France. Get the recipe here.
14. Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna
If you're going to make lasagna, make this lasagna. Overflowing with mushrooms, spinach, and lots and lots of cheese, you're going to want to make it all the time. Get the recipe here.
15. Pesto Salmon and Italian Veggies in Foil
Foil-pack meals are super easy, and this was one of the most beloved spins on the recipe hack. Get the recipe here.
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