Thirty-Five Healthy 30 Minute Meals

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35 Healthy 30 Minute Meals #30minutemeals #healthymeals

An awesome list of 35 Healthy 30 Minute Meals to make for your family during the week.

It is officially the start of the week and the beginning of school season for some people. I don’t have a child in school yet, but I can remember what life looked like when I was in school.  I played club volleyball in high school, so that means 3 practices a week, tournaments on the week, homework every night.. oh and did I mention my brother played club soccer too so add in practices and tournaments for him too.  I think we were gone almost every night.  My mom had to be one creative lady when it came to food in order to get us fed and she did a great job. 🙂

When making quick meals during the week, the one thing people tend to skimp on is the nutrition in each dish.  Well, no more!  You no longer have an excuse! Everyone could use a list of awesome HEALTHY 30 Minute Meals… and guess what, that’s what I have for you today!  I actually have 35 Healthy 30 Minute Meals for you today!

Be sure to pin this post so you have handy during the week… Let’s get started!

Asian Salmon Patties by Will Cook for Smiles


Vegetarian Confetti Pizza by The Rookie Cook


Open Faced Caprese Sandwich by Iowa Girl Eats


Thai Chicken Salad by JoCooks


Butternut Squash & Sausage Chili by A Family Feast


Asian Grilled Flatiron Steak by Savory Sweet Life


Pesto Tortellini Salad with Asparagus by The Kitchen is My Playground


Creamy Taco Shells by Yummy.Healthy.Easy


Curried Chicken Salad by It Bakes Me Happy


Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Coleslaw by Cooking on the Front Burner


Salmon & Vegetables over Rice by The Weary Chef


Sesame Ginger Pasta Salad by It Bakes Me Happy


Teriyaki Salmon with Sesame Asparagus by This Gal Cooks


Chicken and Wild Rice Salad by The Weary Chef


Chicken Piccata by Cooking on the Front Burner

Simple Turkey Tostadas by Joyful Healthy Eats

Simple Turkey Tostadas

Broiled Tilapia with Mustard Chive Sauce by Joyful Healthy Eats


Spicy Lime Grilled Shimp by Flavor the Moments


Penne with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes by Spoonful of Flavor


Meyer Lemon and Basil Galletti by Love & Zest


Grilled Chicken with fresh Mango Salsa by Creme de la Crumb


Quick & Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos by Joyful Healthy Eats


Spiced Rubbed Salmon by Cooking with Curls


Avocado Chicken Salad by Joyful Healthy Eats

Avocado Chicken Salad #healthysalad #lightsalad

Avocado Edamame Salad by CallmePMC


Pasta Puttanesca with Arugula by MJ and Hungryman


Green Goddess Pasta Salad by CallMePMC


Creamy Lentil Soup with Sausage by A Little Claireification


Easy Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice by Just a Taste


Saffron Rice with Sausage and Kale by The Weary Chef


Thai Chicken Pizza by Joyful Healthy Eats


Avocado & Fruit Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette by CallmePMC


Peachy Keen Salad by Cooking on the Front Burner


Healthy Ginger Scallion Noodles by Chow Divine


Zucchini Noodles with Pesto by Two Peas & Their Pod


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Hi! I'm the recipe developer and food photographer behind all these easy healthy recipes! I love food, Jesus, morning lattes, and am obsessed with fantasy football!

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42 Responses
  1. EMily

    I am loving this round up… I’ve clicked on several links to pin! Thanks! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays at Nap-Time Creations… You have been featured… I’ve tweeted, +1ed and posted on FB… feel free to re-list on your social media…see you at the party next week!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Awesome, I am SOOO glad to hear that Emily. That’s exactly what I was hoping for, people to find use out of it! 🙂 Thanks for sharing me on social media and featuring me at the next party. So excited! 🙂

  2. Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes}

    Yummy! Had to stop by and check out your yummy recipe round up… looks so good 🙂

    Pinned while I was here today too!


    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Awww. thanks Shauna! Glad you stopped by. I hope you get a chance to make a couple of the dishes! Thanks for the “pin” love I appreciate it!

  3. Andi @ The Weary Chef

    Krista, this is an amazing collection of recipes! I can’t even pick my favorites because I would love to try every single one. Thanks so much for including some of my recipes here, and I can’t wait to try lots of these. Great job!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      I know right… they all looked so good. Can’t wait to try ALL of them myself. 🙂 Your recipes looked and sounded great, pictures are looking good girl! Thanks for the sweet encouraging comments!

  4. TiffanyAzure@CremedelaCrumb

    Mmmmm…. fantastic bunch, I’m so glad you put together this healthy eating round up and shared it with us! Came by just because it sounded like a wonderful bunch of recipes and was pleasantly surprised to see my Grilled Chicken & Mango Salsa! Thanks so much!!! 🙂

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Thanks Tiffany, I saw it at our link party this Saturday and had to include it. It sounded delicious! Glad you liked all the others, hope you get a chance to try a few girl! Thanks for stopping by. 🙂

  5. Meghan @ The Tasty Fork

    Pinned!! That Thai Chicken Salad is calling my name!! Awesome round up. I could use more healthy meals (especially quick ones!) in my life!!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Awesome, thanks for the “pin” love Meghan! I know that Thai Chicken Salad does look awesome, can’t wait to try it too! 🙂

  6. Julie @ This Gal Cooks

    Great recipe collection, Krista! I need this in my life. Thanks so much for putting it together and for including my salmon recipe!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Well, glad I could help you out girl. But by the looks of it you are getting pretty healthy on your site too girl! Thanks for sharing your salmon recipe, looks tasty!

  7. marcie

    What a great round-up of delicious, quick meals! I’m pinning this post…I need all the help I can with soccer practices and school. Thank you for including my shrimp!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Yeah for soccer practices, I so can’t wait to be a “soccer mom”. Glad you liked it and hope you get a chance to try a couple of them out. The Shrimp recipe looks awesome! 😉

  8. Shannah @ Just Us Four

    Best part about these is they look like you spent hours in the kitchen! No one has to know you only took 30 minutes! Love this!

  9. Heather @ Sugar Dish Me

    THANK YOU for this round up! Seriously– my boys went back to school today and I needed a fresh take on our daily meals. And I need them to happen quickly!!! Awesome post!! (Also I think I pinned like every. single. thing.)

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Awesome… glad I could be of service! I charge $20 a hour for mind reading services… hehe. 🙂 I hope you and the kiddos love all the meals on here, just know I will be working through them with you. Thanks for the pin love Heather!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Me too! I was all up and over Pinterest the past couple of days determined to find healthy meals to try out. 🙂 I hope I took some of the grunt work out for you, enjoy the meals Jamie! Thanks for stopping by!

  10. Tahnycooks

    I played club volleyball too staring in 3rd grade!! Boy o boy do I know what that is like!

    These 30 minute meals are perfect time since school starts in less than a week! That Thai chicken pizza looks delish!!! Putting that on the dinner rotation for sure!!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      OH…. yeah. I remember starting in 2nd grade. Glad to know another person understands. 🙂 Did you play in college as well?

      The Thai Chicken is my favorite, I’m a big fan of peanut butter and the sauce to this dish is awesome. 🙂

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