Photos: 40 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

By: Liz Gray
FOODNETWORK_20081002_250.tif

FOODNETWORK_20081002_250.tif

What's for dinner tonight? If you're drawing a blank, don't resort to takeout -- try one of our quick, healthy dinner ideas. From better beef chili to oven-fried chicken to lighter pesto pasta,  these perfect-for-fall meals will satisfy without a high-calorie toll.

TELL US: What are your go-to healthy weeknight dinners?

Keep Reading

Next Up

5 Healthy No-Cook Weeknight Dinners

Don’t want to slave over the stove during the hottest summer days? Make these five no-cook recipes instead.

7 Healthy Fish and Seafood Dinners for Weeknight Cooking

Seven easy dinners featuring fresh seafood for busy weeknight dinners.

Chefs’ Picks: Weeknight Dinners

Make weeknight mealtimes a little more zen with these pro tips.

40 Cloves and a Chicken: The Anti-Valentine's Day Dinner

If you're not embracing Valentine's Day this year, swoon over this bold menu of Alton's garlicky chicken and Food Network Magazine's cake for one.

Healthy Dinners, No Cooking Required

You can't close out summer without going on a no-cook dinner spree. Here are five ways to not turn on the oven.

5 Days Of Quick & Easy Weeknight Dinners

It’s tough getting back into the swing of things after the lazy days of summer. Don’t let dinner be a source of stress. Here are 5 easy and healthy options for even the busiest weeknights.

5 Weeknight Dinners You Should Make This Summer

Get a little experimental with your cooking, but still get dinner on the table fast with these summer recipes from Food Network.

Robin's Healthy Take: Quick Weeknight Desserts

Need something sweet? Robin has 5 healthy options easy enough for a weeknight.

Healthier Convenience Options: Frozen Dinners

Whipping up an effortless dinner in minutes is tempting, but that often means relying on frozen pre-packaged meals. Are there healthy options?