Main Dishes

Make healthy meals at home with these easy main dish recipes

  • Super easy dinner idea: Sweet and tangy honey mustard chicken.

Super Easy Honey Mustard Chicken

Some days you need a quick meal. A quick, easy, not-too-much-thought-involved meal. This is that meal. It’s super easy. Super tasty. And my husband is always happy when I’m so busy that this makes its debut to our table. Super Easy Honey Mustard Chicken   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins [...]

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  • Easy, delicious, crock pot zucchini lasagna!

Recipe: Easy Crock-pot Zucchini Lasagna

Who doesn't love lasagna? Its cheesy goodness is the essence of comfort food in my book. But I don't really like the work involved in making lasagna... and that's why I love this recipe. Delicious, full of good-for-you fats, delicious zucchini, and it's super easy to boot. That's my kind of recipe. As far as the [...]

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  • Delicious cashew chicken and homemade hoisin sauce without MSG, GMOs, or other fake stuff.

Recipe: Cashew Chicken and Hoisin Sauce

My husband really like Chinese foods. Unfortunately, we don't have a lot of great options for local Chinese cuisine that meets our food standards. We like to avoid MSG, GMO soy sauce, and CAFO meats as much as possible. Thankfully, I've been able to real foodify one of our favorites: Cashew Chicken. And the hubs [...]

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  • Nourishing and delicious lentil soup

Recipe: Lentil Soup – Middle Eastern Style

Hello, all you Thank Your Body readers! I am glad to be with you today and share a recipe which is both economical and nutritious. After all, there is no other comfort food like a piping hot bowl of soup on a winter day. Before I get to the recipe, though, let me introduce myself. [...]

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  • Italian Sausage and Roasted Tomato Soup

Recipe: Italian Sausage and Roasted Tomato Soup

Another soup recipe? Yep. This Italian Sausage and Roasted Tomato Soup is really good. It's hearty, comforting, a little bit spicy, and super flavorful. It will fill you up. To quote my husband: This soup makes me want to wear a dress of roses and frolick in a field of unicorns. Not sure what that [...]

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  • Recipe: Baked Cod with Breaded Parmesan Crust

Recipe: Baked Cod with Breaded Parmesan Crust

Growing up I really didn't like fish. Well, that's not entirely true. I liked tuna fish sandwiches... that's about it. In my house fish was just not a regular dish. I never had baked cod or grilled salmon. Occasionally my mom would give us fish sticks... although they were the overly processed frozen "stuff" from [...]

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  • Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe: Perfect Roast Chicken

Nothing will make your house smell quite as delicious as this amazing roast chicken recipe. The chicken comes out juicy, the skin crisp. It's really one of my favorite things to make. And it doesn't hurt that it's super easy, too. The best part is that this is a meal that keeps on giving. For [...]

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  • Beef stew is one of the most comforting dishes I know. It's perfect for a chilly day, or whenever you want some nourishing real food.

Recipe: Comforting Beef Stew (Perfect for a chilly day)

It's been one of "those" weeks where I needed something comforting to eat. Something nourishing. Something warm. And that's why I'm sharing my favorite comforting beef stew with y'all. This beef stew is seriously so good. Both the hubs and my little girl gobble it up. I love it because the long simmer makes tougher [...]

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Recipe: Parmesan, Zucchini, and Potato Soup

I love soup. Love it. And when a soup has a name like Parmesan, Zucchini, and Potato Soup I love it even more. This is a perfect end of summer/beginning of fall soup. Comforting, light, and an easy way to deal with an abundance of zucchini. The potatoes give this soup a nice fullness. And [...]

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Recipe: Chicken fajitas – Delightfully yummy!

I really love chicken fajitas. Something about the combination of aromatic spices, onions, peppers, and juicy chicken just gets my mouth watering. Throw in some sour cream and homemade guacamole and I'm pretty much in heaven. These chicken fajitas are easy to make. You can prep them in the morning and let the chicken and veggies marinade [...]

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