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25 Healthy Back to School Dinner Recipes

August 16, 2021 | Author: Ashley McCrary

25 Healthy Back to School Dinner Recipes that are quick, easy, and kid-friendly. Featuring sheet pan meals, casseroles, soups, and more!

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School is starting, Fall is almost here, time is flying! If I could squeeze just a few more hours into the day, I certainly would! Many of you are already in the full swing of back to school, and I’m right behind you. There’s so much excitement when a new school year begins, but it can also be pretty overwhelming. The supply shopping, the organizing, the lunches- oh my! When life gets busy, those healthy choices we’ve worked so hard to maintain tend to take a backseat, but it doesn’t have to be that way!

Keeping up that healthy lifestyle IS possible, and I’m here to help you out! I’ve rounded up 25 Healthy Back To School Dinner Recipes that are quick, easy, and so tasty even your little ones will agree! With a variety of healthy sheet pan meals, soups, skillets, bowls, stir frys, pizzas, and casseroles, dinner and cleanup will be a breeze. Now you can get dinner on the table, lunches made, and still have time for homework and some sweet family time before bed.

1. Sheet Pan Meatloaf and Vegetables

2. BLT Stuffed Chicken Breast

3. Hearty Hamburger Soup

Whole30 Hamburger Soup

4. Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry Bowls

5. Keto Southwest Tuna Cakes // Tastes Lovely

keto southwest tuna cakes topped with sauce on a white plate and background with roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower rice

6. Keto Greek Chicken Kabobs // Tastes Lovely

keto grilled chicken kabobs on a white plate with veggies and tzatziki sauce with a white background

7. Roasted Cauliflower & Butternut Squash Tacos // Every Last Bite

Roasted Cauliflower & Butternut Squash Tacos

8. Easy Chicken Parmesan-Stuffed Zucchini Boats // The Defined Dish

Easy Chicken Parmesan-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

9. Taco Stuffed Peppers // Paleo Running Momma

These Paleo Taco Stuffed Peppers are super easy to make and packed with goodies! Bell peppers are filled with the best taco meat and topped with vegan cheese, baked, and topped with all your favorites like fresh pico de Gallo, avocado and dairy free sour cream. Paleo, dairy free and keto friendly. #paleo #keto #cleaneating #lowcarb

10. Creamy Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

11. Easy Grain Free Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas // Mary’s Whole Life

Grain free chicken and black bean enchiladas

12. Sheet Pan Maple Dijon Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Spring Veggies // Mary’s Whole Life

Crusted Salmon with Spring Veggies on a baking sheet

13. The Best Low Carb Ground Chicken Pizza Crust // The Bettered Blondie

Low carb ground chicken pizza crust topped with marinara sauce, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil leaves. There are red pepper flakes sprinkled on top

14. Taco Pasta // Well Plated

Healthy Taco Pasta with Twirly Noodles, Cheese, and Chicken in a Skillet

15. Potato Gnocchi in Mushroom Cream Sauce // I Heart Umami

Making the gnocchi recipe in one pot with arugula

16. Creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage

Sausage Tortellini Soup

17. Chicken Taco Sloppy Joes // Healthy Seasonal Recipes

side view of two sandwiches with colorful toppings

18. Healthy Chicken Piccata // Healthy Seasonal Recipes

a white platter with chicken piccata, noodles and a bottle of wine

19. Bruschetta Chicken Spaghetti // The Skinny-ish Dish

spaghetti, shaved parmesan, basil in a white dish

20. Easy White Chicken Chili // Platings + Pairings

2 bowls of white chicken chili topped with cheese, sour cream and radishes.

21. Apple French Toast Bake (Breakfast for Dinner!) // Minimalist Baker

Pan of our Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake

22. Dairy-Free Zucchini Roll-Ups in Easy Bolognese Sauce // The Defined Dish

Dairy-Free Zucchini Roll-Ups in Easy Bolognese Sauce

23. Easy Keto Broccoli Cheese Casserole // Wholesome Yum

broccoli cheese casserole

24. Sticky Mongolian Beef Meatballs // Platings + Pairings

Hand holding chopsticks eating bowl of mongolian meatballs.

25. Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

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Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

About Me

Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

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Hope everyone had a Happy St. Patrick’s Day. I was planning to take off posting today, but I found this gem and had to share. Vegan Vanilla Cake with Buttercream Frosting. 

If you are looking for a yummy vegan cake and buttercream, be sure to check out this recipe. It’s seriously incredible. 

Grab the full recipe over in the link in bio 
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The perfect cozy soup for this weekend. This Salsa Verde Chicken Soup is so easy to make and requires simple ingredients. Throw it in the crockpot, instant pot, or stovetop. 

Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30, and Dairy-Free

Click the link in my bio and tap the photo to be directed to the recipe. https://healthylittlepeach.com/salsa-verde-chicken-soup-keto-whole30/
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Life is so easy with you!❤️ Happy Valentine’s Day, Sweet Thang.
✨Creamy Crab Dip✨ SAVE THIS RECIPE

This dip is the perfect appetizer for The Super Bowl this weekend. 

It’s Whole30, Keto, Paleo, Gluten & Dairy-Free!!

✨Crab Dip (Dairy-Free)✨

1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat, picked and drained 
8 ounces dairy-free cream cheese Kite Hill (or regular cream cheese will work)
1/2 cup mayonnaise 
1 tbsp Franks hot sauce
1 tbsp. lemon juice
⅓ cup chopped onions
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp vegan butter (or regular if not DF)
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
½ tsp onion powder
1 ½ tbsp nutritional yeast (or sub shredded cheese)
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp black pepper
2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
½ tsp ground mustard

1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

✨Instructions✨

1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat and add the butter along with the minced garlic and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
2. In a large bowl mix together the crab meat, dairy-free cream cheese, mayo, lemon juice, hot sauce, seasonings (except for nutritional yeast) along with the cooked onions and garlic. Mix together until combined.
3. Grease a 2-quart baking dish and add the crab mixture evenly. Sprinkle the top with nutritional yeast or you can sub cheese here.
4. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Enjoy!
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Needing a healthier Valentine’s Day dessert? Be sure to give this Keto Blueberry Cobbler a try. 

It is the perfect sweet treat without all the sugar. The filling consists of  fresh blueberries, all-natural sweeteners, lemon juice and xanthan gum and is topped with a nutty crumble and baked to perfection. Keto, Paleo, Gluten Free, and Dairy Free

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✨Chicken Fajita Soup✨

This Creamy Chicken Fajita Soup is Mexican-inspired and is sure to hit the spot. It’s exploding with creamy flavor and just the right amount of kick. Throw it in the crockpot, instant pot, or stovetop. Perfect cozy meal the whole family will love. 

Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30, and Dairy-Free

➡️Google Healthy Little Peach Chicken Fajita Soup or grab the link in my bio

 https://healthylittlepeach.com/creamy-chicken-fajita-soup-low-carb-whole30/

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