10 of the best family friendly healthy dinner ideas
I have been busy scouring the internet to find 10 of the best family friendly healthy dinner ideas for you.
I have hand picked a variety of vegetarian, chicken, fish and meat based healthy dinner ideas, I hope you enjoy them.
Mamacino – Oven baked lemon chicken
I absolutely love the combination of flavours in this dish. This recipe can be prepared ahead of time and simply thrown in the oven an hour before dinner. Get the recipe here
Becomingness – Slow cooked Butter chicken
You won’t be ordering Indian take away again once you try this homemade and healthy butter chicken. Better yet you can throw it all in the slow cooker in the morning so it will be ready to go when you get home. Get the recipe here
Energetic Mama – Quinoa chicken bowl
My quinoa chicken bowl is a great combination of fresh, raw veggies and the richness of chicken poached in coconut milk and spices. The quinoa rounds off the dish. Get the recipe here
Organic sisters – Vegetable and egg bake
A quick and easy nourishing and hearty dish with the goodness or eggs and veggies. A great new recipe to add to your vegetarian repertoire. Get the recipe here
Well Nourished – Zucchini, mint and Haloumi Fritters
This fresh and vibrant dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s vegetarian, gluten-free and would be great to make in a big batch so you have plenty of leftovers to put in the kids lunchboxes. Get the recipe here
The Root Cause – Tuna and vegetable patties
A great recipe to make when you haven’t taken anything out of the freezer for dinner! You can throw these together with whatever you have in the fridge and a tin of fish. The leftovers are great for lunch too! Get the recipe here
Quirky Cooking – Baked fish fingers
Kids and adults will love these baked fish fingers. They are quick and easy without all of the nasties the store bought fish fingers contain. Get the recipe here
Energetic Mama – Fish Taco’s
I made these fish taco’s the other night and my 8 year old exclaimed “YES, lettuce taco’s” when I served them up! You can make the salsa with any ingredients you have in the fridge and they are lovely and fresh for hot summer nights. Get the recipe here
The Nourished Psychologist – Pulled pork Tacos
Another lettuce taco recipe but using slow cooked pork this time. I love the flavours in this recipe and you can get it going in the morning so it is an easy throw together for busy evenings. Get the recipe here
Lisa Corduff – Slow cooked lamb shanks
I absolutely love lamb and the family is always happy with a good lamb shanks recipe. Kids love the soft and tender meat and the men in the family are always satisfied with a hearty and flavoursome meal like Lisa’s recipe. Get the recipe here
The Wellness Mama’s Beef Stroganoff
Beef stroganoff was one of my favourite meals as a kid and Katie from Wellness Mama has done a wonderful job of creating a healthier version of this classic dish. Get the recipe here
Which one are you going to try first? Let me know in the comments!
I have noticed there are so many healthy treat and snack recipes around on the internet but much fewer healthy meal ideas for families. I want to fill the gap and provide you with simple, quick and healthy family friendly recipes. You will be seeing more of these healthy meal ideas on my blog.