Updated on May 13th, 2020
Many people are trying to eat healthy. Just because they want to eat healthy foods does not mean they have to sacrifice taste. There are a number of tasty and healthy dinner recipes to help a person cut down on fat and calories without cutting down on taste.
Grilled Fish Tacos with a Chipotle Dressing
For the Marinate for the Fish:
- ¼ cup of oil
- 2 tbs. white vinegar
- 2 tbs. lime juice
- 2tsp grated lemon zest
- 1 ½ tsp. honey
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- ½ tsp chili powder
- 1tsp Old Bay seasoning
- ½ tsp pepper
- 1tsp Tabasco sauce
- 1 pound tilapia, cut into pieces
- The Dressing:
- 8 oz. light sour cream
- ½ cup adobo sauce
- 2tb. Lime juice
- 2tsp. grated lime zest
- ¼ tsp. chili power
- Taco Topping 10 tortillas
- 3 tomatoes, diced
- 1 small head of cabbage, shredded
- Grated cheddar cheese
To begin with this recipe a person should start with the marinade. Mix the oil, vinegar, lime juice, zest, honey, garlic, chili power, Old Bay, pepper, and hot sauce until they are well blended together. Add this mixture to the dish. Cover and let it sit in the refrigerator for 8 hours.
To make the dressing for the tacos mix the sour cream and adobo. Add the lime juice, the zest, and the seasonings. Chill in the refrigerator.
To assemble the taco heat up the grill. Grill the fish around 9 minutes until it is tender and flaky. Put the fish in the middle of the tortilla. Add the tomato, cabbage, dressing, and cheese. Roll up and enjoy.
This recipe has plenty of flavor but is low in both fat and calories.
To make this health recipes the following ingredients are going to be needed :
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 2 pounds chicken breast, cut into pieces
In a saucepan that is on the stove over medium heat put the pineapple juice, sugar, and soy sauce. Remove this mixture from the heat before it starts to boil. Pour this mixture over the chicken. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes.
Heat up the grill. Put the chicken pieces onto the skewers. Cook the chicken 5 minutes per side or until it is no longer pink. These skewers go great with a salad. This dish has a sweet flavor but will not harm the waistline.
Pork Tenderloin with a Kick
This pork dish has plenty of flavor but little fat. It is filling and easy to make. The make the pork the following ingredients are going to be needed:
- 2 pounds of pork tenderloin
- 2/3 cup honey
- ½ cup Dijon mustard
- ¼ tsp chili power
- ¼ tsp salt
Put the tenderloin into a bowl that has a lid. Mix the honey, mustard, chili power, and the salt. Pour over the pork and cover. Allow it to be refrigerated for a period of at least 4 hours. Heat up the grill. Grill the tenderloin for 15 –20 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. This main dish has plenty of flavor and a nice kick to it. A person will not miss the extra calories.
Easy Ranch Chicken
To is a health take on friend chicken. There is a lot of flavor without the fat or cholesterol. To make this chicken the following ingredients are needed:
- 8 chicken breasts, cut into halves
- 2 packages ranch dressing mix
- ¼ cup of bread crumbs
Preheat the oven at 375 degrees. Mix the ranch dressing and the bread crumb in a bag. Add the chicken to the bag and shake until the chicken is fully coated. Put the chicken on a baking sheet. Bake 25- 30 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink inside. This chicken goes great with any vegetables and has a nice and crispy texture. This is great for people that are looking for a healthy alternative to fried chicken.
These are some of the healthy dinner recipes that a person can enjoy. These recipes taste great and are filling. Fish, chicken, and pork are great proteins. They will help fill a person up without adding extra fat and calories to their diet.