25 Easy Healthy Meals Loaded with Vegetables for the Eating Clean Diet
1. Chicken Zucchini and Parm Melt
An eating clean diet loves vegetables–LOADS of them–especially when they’re combined with protein and healthy fats. This Chicken Zucchini and Parm Melt is a great representation of a typical eating clean diet meal. The recipe incorporates vitamin-rich zucchini, protein-rich chicken and heart-healthy Parmesan cheese. It’s also flavorful with splashes of herbs, and easy to make.
If you’re looking for a simple and healthy clean eating meal, give this Chicken, Zucchini and Parm Melt a try.
2. Cucumber Roll Up with Greek Yogurt
The eating clean diet embraces creative ideas like this cucumber roll with Greek yogurt. Most of the time, cucumbers are crunchy, but when sliced like they were in this recipe, they roll up obediently and are able to be held together with the recipe’s mouthwatering curry yogurt cream.
These rolls are definitely the type of easy healthy recipes an eating clean diet likes. Give them a try at Cucumber Roll Up with Greek Yogurt.
3. Avocado Grapefruit Apple Salad
Bulky avocado worked well with light grape fruit and crunchy apple in this citrus-y mixture. It’s jammed with natural flavors and tastes quite good for such an interesting, exotic combination.
Find recipe at Avocado and Grapefruit Salad.
4. The Ultimate Veggie Burger
Done right, veggie burgers are da’ bomb–and this ultimate veggie burger (by the View from Great Island) is da’ bomb indeed. It’s packed with protein, vitamins and antioxidants like beans, black rice, mushrooms, pepper and zucchini, and pressed into a perfect patty that’s easy to cook and enjoyable to eat. It’s a delicious way to go meatless, and certainly won’t leave you feeling deprived.
Find recipe at the Ultimate Veggie Burger.
5. Broccoli Cabbage Stir Fry
Slightly blanched broccoli and cabbage stir fried in light organic soy sauce, this dish makes a nice side for a clean eating meal. Like any Asian dish, it’s great with organic brown rice or quinoa. It’s also good for you. Find recipe at Broccoli and Cabbage Stir Fry.
6. Zucchini Pizza Crust Pizza
Pizza crust is delicious! But along with deliciousness, it’s dough-y and fattening, and not ideal for an eating clean diet. This zucchini pizza crust, though, is much healthier. Made with zucchini, hemp heart, mozzarella and ground flax seeds, and then topped with marinara and veggies and meat, it tastes just as good as the dough-y crust you’re used to, but has much less calories and fat.
If you’re interested, find recipe at Zucchini Pizza Crust.
7. Pea Salad with Radishes and Feta Cheese
Peas are fresh and sweet, and their soft texture offsets crunchy radishes well. This Pea Salad is refreshing, tasty and full of fun textures. With the addition of feta, it has a sweet and salty flavor too. It’s an excellent light dinner idea.
Get recipe at Pea Salad with Radishes and Feta Cheese.
8. Shrimp and Snow Pea Stir Fry
Snow pea’s low in cholesterol, sodium and saturated fat, and high in riboflavin, vitamin B6, phosphorus and potassium. It’s crunchy, sweet, fun to make and good to eat.
The shrimp and snow pea stir fry below is a scrumptious combination of soft, chewy shrimp and crispy snow pea. Add a touch of garlic and sea salt, this Asian dish makes the perfect easy healthy meal for dinner.
Find recipe at Shrimp and Snow Pea Stir Fry.
9. Baked Sweet Potato Stuffed with Feta, Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes
If you like stuffed potatoes, you’ll enjoy this cleaner version with sweet potato, feta and sun-dried tomatoes. The vegetables provide plenty of vitamins and antioxidants while the combination of gourd, cheese and tomatoes produce a unique flavor. It’s worth an attempt. Find recipe at Baked Sweet Potato.
10. Cucumber and Chicken Salad
Crunchy, refreshing and delightful, this cucumber-based salad has all an eating clean diet needs. It’s nutritious with veggies and chicken, creamy and delicious, and light enough for dinner. The addition of green onions, by the way, induces flavor. You’ll like this easy healthy meal very much. Find recipe at Cucumber Chicken Salad.
11. Spinach Artichoke Egg Casserole
Cassaroles make fantastic weeknight dinners because they’re easy to prepare and take little supervision during baking. A meatless cassarole like this Spinach and Artichoke Egg Cassarole takes even less time while offering nutritious veggies like artichoke, spinach and peppers and protein-rich eggs and almond milk. A good pick for eating clean diet.
12. Cucumber Tomato Pasta Salad
Though the eating clean diet emphasizes eating lean protein and vegetables, it also includes healthy grains like whole wheat and quinoa. The pasta salad below can be made with either whole wheat or quinoa pasta. Its flavors come from fresh herbs and olive oil. It’s a delicious idea for an easy healthy meal–and perfect for eating clean diet. Find recipe at Cucumber and Tomato Pasta Salad.
13. Zucchini Noodle with Cilantro Lime Chicken
Low-carb eaters will love zucchini noodle recipes like this one. It’s easy-to-make and carb- and gluten-free. Plus, it’s lush with color and filled with nutrition.
14. Green Goddess Detox Salad
Almonds, spinach, pea shoots, avocado, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil…what’s NOT in this salad? It’s detox-ing, refreshing and delicious–it turns anyone into a “Green Goddess.” Get recipe at Green Goddess Detox Salad.
15. Stir Fry Spinach Noodle with Mixed Veggies and Eggs
The noodle is a specialty noodle made from spinach and whole wheat flour. It’s soft and chewy in texture–and kids love them. The noodle works well in both soup and stir fry. The dish below is a stir fry with various vegetables and eggs–a delicious idea for dinner.
16. Heavenly Hummus Wrap
Made with homemade hummus and freshly-roasted onion and pepper, this wrap is flavorful and easy-to-do. It’s also colorful and presentable–just in case you need a healthy idea for entertaining.
Find recipe at Heavenly Hummus Wrap.
17. Garlic Parmesan Roasted Chickpeas
Chick peas are easy to make and full of protein. They’re bulky, and therefore filling, and able to absorb various flavors.
This clean eating recipe, which you can find here, includes fresh chick peas in garlic Parmesan seasoning. It’s nutritious in content and rich in flavor–definitely worth a try.
18. Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Strawberry and Blueberry
Quinoa and fresh veggies? Always a nice choice. Get recipe here.
19. Tomato and Avocado Melt
Not much to this easy healthy recipe–and that’s how we like it for an eating clean diet. Enjoy it at Tomato and Avocado Melt.
20. Curry Cauliflower
Like curry? Then you might like this flavorful cauliflower recipe with easy-to-follow cooking steps. Find it at Curry Cauliflower Recipe.
21. Strawberry Spinach Salad
Combining fruits and vegetables is a good way to mix flavors–and this Strawberry Spinach Salad did just that by adding juicy strawberries to luscious spinach, enabling fruits’ sweetness and vegetable’s bitterness to offset each other. The idea is refreshing, interesting, tasty and most of all nutritious. It’s a good recipe to try for eating clean diet. Find it at this location.
22. Avocado Caprese Salad
Mediterranean dishes taste amazing because they use simple, fresh ingredients that exude flavor–and this avocado Caprese salad is simple, fresh and flavorful. The inclusion of avocado is pure genius. Find recipe at Avocado Caprese Salad.
23. Avocado Black Bean and Cilantro Salad
This vegetarian salad is loaded with wholesome quinoa, protein-rich beans, heart-healthy avocado and other nutritious veggies. It’s scrumptious; it’s hearty; it fills you up without expanding your waistline. Find recipe at Avocado Black Bean and Cilantro Salad.
24. Five Ingredient Spinach Parmesan Pasta
Simple healthy dinners are the best for an eating clean diet–and this pasta dish fits that characteristic.
Five ingredients in less than 30 minutes? I’m in! Get recipe at Five-Ingredient Spinach and Parm Pasta.
25. Avocado and Egg Boat
I can eat egg, avocado and cheese for all three meals–and then for a snack. It’s a cheap healthy meal that takes little effort but is delicious and nutritious.
Find it at avocado and egg boat with feta.