All 30 of these Healthy 30 Minute Meals will be total crowd pleasers and will come in handy when you need something fast but healthy and tasty!
PIN Healthy 30 Minute Meals
Is it just me or does January always feel REALLY REALLY BUSY? After all the parties and relaxing holiday time in December, it’s always GO TIME once we get back into real life!
I figured I can’t be the only one that feels THE BUSY and you probably do too! If you’re like me, you’ve probably gotten home, SO tired after a long day and have asked yourself the dreaded question “what should I make for dinner tonight?”
Guess what! I got you covered with these 30 minute meal ideas! When your short on time, 30 minutes or less meals can be a TOTAL game changer. No longer do you have to come home and spend hours upon hours cooking dinner for the family!
All 30 of these gluten free, healthy 30 minute meals recipes will be totally crowd pleasers – even if you have picky eaters! Wanna be more prepared? Make extra so you have leftovers for the next day! GO YOU.
Quick and Easy Meal Staples
Most of these recipes are naturally gluten free, so the ingredients are things many of you will already have in your pantry OR will be SUPER easy to find at any regular grocery store – you don’t have time to run all around the world for ingredients right! But, there are some cooking gadgets that I HIGHLY recommend keeping in your kitchen at all times, because they are going to help make cooking these quick easy healthy 30 minute meals that much faster! Plus, they’ll help you in any other recipe that you’re cooking!
- 3 Cup Food Processor
- 10 Cup Food Processor
- A Pair of Ceramic Knives
- Instant Pot
- Air Fyer
- Good Enamel Non Stick Frying Pans
Healthy Side Dishes
Most of these recipes are complete meals, that don’t require you to make an extra side. However, a few of them will require some kind of side, so I wanted to list out a few of my fav quick and easy side dish recipes! You can even use these if you’re not making one of these recipes!
- Maple Dijon Asparagus
- Air Fryer Roasted Asian Broccoli
- Low Carb Mock Cauliflower Potato Salad
- Air Fryer Potato Chips
- Mediterranean Low Carb Broccoli Salad
- Cilantro Lime Instant Pot Rice
Now, without further ado, let’s get onto the recipes! I have them categorized as chicken, beef/seafood and then vegetarian!
30 Healthy 30 Minute Meals
This mango chicken is served over coconut cauliflower rice for a quick, easy and healthy spin on take-out that is ready in 30 mins! It’s whole 30 approved and paleo friendly too!
This quick and easy one-pan, 30 minute Moroccan chicken skillet is LOADED with spicy-sweet flavor. It’s a gluten free, paleo friendly and whole30 compliant weeknight dinner!
This healthy chicken stir fry has fresh coriander and a spicy, sweet sauce. It’s a healthy, gluten free and paleo friendly meal that’s ready in 30 minutes!
Make your own healthy, gluten free and paleo-friendly Chipotle Burrito Bowl at home with this quick and easy, 30 minute recipe! It’s perfect for busy weeknights and under 450 calories!
This healthy, honey mustard Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad sandwich is secretly packed with protein and superfoods! It’s a quick and easy lunch, portable lunch that’s great for kids or adults!
These grilled Moroccan chicken bowls are loaded with charred veggies, creamy tahini and spicy chicken! They’re a quick and easy dinner that’s paleo friendly and Whole30 compliant!
This paleo orange chicken is so much better and healthier than takeout! It’s a quick and easy, whole30 compliant dinner that the whole family will love!
This easy Thai chicken skillet has all the classic flavors of Larb Gai, but in a one-pot, healthy, low carb and whole30 approved weeknight dinner that is only 200 calories!
This low carb, gluten free cumin healthy chicken stir fry has creamy coconut, coriander and cardamom! Add broccoli and carrot noodles for a quick and easy, paleo and whole30 weeknight dinner!
This healthy, sweet and spicy firecracker pineapple chicken is way better than takeout! A gluten free, paleo and whole30 dinner that everyone will love!
These paleo Caribbean chicken bowls have grilled plantains, cauliflower rice and avocado! A healthy, gluten free summer meal for under 500 calories!
This paleo easy honey mustard chicken skillet is quick and healthy! It’s kid-friendly, 30 minute meal that makes great leftovers and perfect for busy weeknights!
This quick and easy dairy free paleo chicken salad is a low carb, gluten free and whole30 compliant lunch with a spicy curry kick! So creamy and delicious!
This Oven Baked Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast has an avocado salsa for a quick and easy, kid friendly dinner that’s paleo, keto and whole30 compliant!
This Easy Paleo Cashew Chicken Stir Fry is a healthy, gluten free weeknight meal that the whole family will love! Ready in 20 minutes and way better than takeout!
These Low Carb Keto Paleo Baked Chicken Nuggets are cooked in the air fryer and have an Asian twist! A healthy, whole30, gluten free, family-friendly weeknight dinner! Oven baked option too!
These paleo and whole30 compliant Grilled Tropical Chicken bowls are an easy, healthy and gluten free weeknight dinner loaded with sweet and tangy island flavors!
This Bacon Wrapped Sweet and Sticky Stuffed Chicken Breast tastes like a bacon wrapped water chestnut in a weeknight, family friendly dinner that is easy, paleo and whole30 friendly!
This Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry is a 20 minute, healthy, gluten free dinner that is paleo friendly, lower carb and only 300 calories! It will be your new go to weeknight meal!
This family friendly Paleo Easy Gluten Free Healthy Sesame Chicken is a quick dinner that tastes like takeout but is better for you and whole30 compliant!
This Paleo Low Carb Keto Beef and Broccoli is an EASY, one-pot weeknight meal that even picky eaters will love! So much better than takeout too!
This orange beef stir fry is served over sweet potato noodles for a healthy, Paleo-friendly meal that is quick, easy and perfect for a weeknight!
This creamy Jerk Shrimp Stew uses coconut milk, pineapples and bold flavors for a healthy, weeknight meal that is paleo friendly and whole 30 compliant!
This healthy tuna salad has a Mediterranean twist and is served in a stuffed avocado! It has no mayo and is an easy, gluten free and low carb meal with only 6 ingredients!
These Whole30 Sweet and Sour Paleo Meatballs are a healthy spin of a classic recipe that is gluten and sugar free! A crowd-pleasing weeknight meal!
You will never believe that this quick and easy, one-pot Vegan Sloppy Joes Recipe use cauliflower instead of meat! They’re a healthy, gluten free, crowd pleasing dinner that’s ready in under 30 mins and are under 300 calories!
This quick and easy, gluten free Shakshuka recipe has a little, spicy Mexican twist! It’s a lower carb, healthy and whole30 compliant dinner or breakfast!
This ULTRA creamy coconut sweet potato curry with sweet potato noodles recipe is a SUPER quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s gluten free and paleo/vegan friendly!
This quick and easy gluten free mac and cheese uses zucchini noodles and Greek yogurt to keep it light, healthy, low carb and protein packed! It’s the perfect healthy comfort food that’s only 250 calories!
Just wanted to mention that is super creamy chickpea curry is sponsored by my friends over at Andre Prost, the makers of all things deliciously coconut-y!