50 Healthy, Balanced Meal Ideas

February 16th, 2024

  1. Greek yogurt parfait with fresh fruit and granola
  2. Black bean tacos with corn tortillas and salsa
  3. Air-fryer salmon with rice and asparagus
  4. Cashew chicken stir-fry over rice noodles
  5. Lentil vegetable soup with sprouted bread
  6. Quinoa salad with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and avocado
  7. Ground turkey taco salad
  8. Toast and an omelette with spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms and goat cheese
  9. Ground turkey chilli
  10. Grilled shrimp skewers with roasted sweet potatoes, and broccoli
  11. Chicken cutlet with parmesan smashed potatoes and veggies
  12. Roasted chickpea burrito bowl
  13. Tofu and vegetable stir-fry
  14. Salmon salad wrap
  15. Spinach and feta stuffed chicken breast and wild rice
  16. Honey garlic meatballs, couscous and glazed carrots
  17. One-pot garlic chicken orzo

Hi, I’m Krista! I am a Registered Dietitian on a mission to show people how to feel better in their bodies without diets! Healthy eating shouldn’t be so restrictive + complicated. Instead, I preach balance. Eating balanced means nourishing your body and your soul so you can optimize physical health without sacrificing your mental health.

18. Protein pasta with marinara sauce and grilled vegetables

19. Halloumi cheese sandwich with mixed green salad

20. Crab, avocado and cucumber sushi with a side of edamame

21.  Chicken, barley and vegetable soup

22. Stuffed bell peppers with lean ground turkey, quinoa and black beans

23. Spinach, goat cheese and mushroom whole wheat pizza with a side salad

24. Cauliflower fried rice with mixed vegetables, egg and chicken

25. Baked cod with steamed green beans and quinoa

26. Tuna salad on toast sprouted grain bread with a piece of fruit

27. Vegetable noodles served with turkey meatballs, marinara sauce and a bun

28. Buddha bowl with mixed greens, roasted vegetables, chickpeas and tahini dressing

29. Greek turkey burgers with a cucumber salad

30. Deconstructed shrimp sushi bowls

31. Chickpea and edamame chilli

32. Spinach and strawberry salad with grilled chicken and balsamic vinaigrette

33. Veggie and hummus whole grain wrap

34. Steak, halloumi and vegetable kebabs with couscous

35. Ground turkey lettuce wraps with sweet potato fries

36. Lentil and vegetable curry with rice

37. Whole wheat pita filled with shredded chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and tzatziki sauce

38. Turkey and spinach meatloaf with mashed sweet potatoes and roasted broccoli

39. Shrimp, cashew and vegetable stir-fry with rice

40. Black bean and cheese quesadilla with Greek yogurt, salsa and a side of mixed greens

41. Mujadara: Lentils, rice and onions with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt

42. Grilled chicken Caesar salad with whole grain croutons

43. High-protein strawberry cheesecake smoothie


44. Mediterranean tuna salad

45. Baked falafel with tabbouleh and hummus

46. Grilled cod fish tacos with a mango-avocado-lime salsa

47. Greek salad with grilled chicken and whole wheat pita

48. Honey garlic salmon with pearl barley and green beans

49. Grilled vegetable and pesto panini on sprouted grain bread

50. Blackened chicken served over a veggie and feta pasta salad


I’d love to know if this was helpful to you! All blog posts are written for general nutrition improvement and should only be used as a guide. This article is intended for educational purposes only and is not designed to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any condition. It is not specific advice for any individual. Before adding supplements to your regimen, please speak to your healthcare professional.

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