3 Healthy Food Ideas for Dinner

3 Healthy Food Ideas for Dinner

Healthy Food Ideas to Try for your Next Dinner

Solve the mystery of what to make for dinner tonight. These easy, healthy food ideas for dinner will make your life easier and taste delicious! Enjoy!

Maple-Glazed Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Total Time: 25 minutes


1 pound trimmed & halved Brussels sprouts

1 large red onion cut into 1 inch wedges

2 tablespoons of olive oil

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard

1 ½ pounds skinless salmon filet cut into 4 pieces

Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Heat oven to 450 and toss the Brussels sprouts, onion, olive oil, salt and pepper on a baking sheet.  Roast until golden and tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Mix together the maple syrup, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl.  While the Brussels sprouts have cooked for about 10-12 minutes, place the salmon on another baking sheet, brush with the maple mixture, and roast for about 6-8 minutes.
  3. Serve the salmon with the Brussels sprouts and lemon wedges.

Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Total Time:  1 hour 15 minutes


1 cup brown rice

1 tablespoon olive oil

6 scallions sliced thin, separate white and green parts

½ pound ground turkey or beef

1 cup of frozen corn

1 4.5-ounce can chopped green chilies

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 cup of grated Monterey Jack cheese

Sea salt and black pepper

4 large red bell peppers, remove seeds, half lengthwise

½ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Salsa for serving


  1. Heat your oven to 375.  Cook the brown rice according to package directions
  2. Heat the olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add in the scallion whites and meat.  Cook, breaking up the meat for about 3-5 minutes until brown.  Add in the corn, chilies, cumin, cooked rice, ½ cup of cheese, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  3. Place the bell peppers in a baking dish or pan, distribute the mixture to each pepper and add ½ cup of water to the dish. Cover the dish tightly with foil and bake for 30 to 40 minutes until the bell peppers are soft.  Uncover and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake until browned.
  4. Whisk together the yogurt and ¼ cup of water in a small bowl and drizzle over the bell peppers.  Top with salsa and scallion greens.

Avocado & Egg Salad

Total Time: 10 minutes


8 hardboiled eggs, chopped

2 avocados, chopped

¼ cup of fresh chives, chopped

2 tablespoons of olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon of mayonnaise

Sea salt and black pepper

Romaine lettuce or Salad Mix


1. Combine the eggs, avocados, chives, oil, lemon juice, mayonnaise and ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper into a large bowl.

2. Serve the egg salad over the lettuce and enjoy!

Your whole family will enjoy these healthy food ideas for dinner! Try them out and let us know what you think.

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