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6 healthy dishes you can make in under 20 minutes

Our lives are busier than ever. From work obligations to providing for our families and pets, it seems like there is never enough time in the day to meet all of our responsibilities. And all too often, that means putting cooking healthy meals on the back-burner.

At Vivacity Care Center, we get it. As busy people ourselves, we know that prioritizing healthy meals at home can be challenging. That’s why we put together this list of five healthy recipes you can make in under 20 minutes.

Creamy Lemon-Feta Skillet

Single-pot meals are easy and tasty. For this creamy lemon-feta dish, simply sear the chicken breasts then add the other ingredients and pop it in the oven. Twenty minutes later, you have a hearty and healthy dish that can feed the whole family.

Mediterranean Chickpea Quinoa Bowl

Add nutrients to your diet with this easy-to-make recipe full of legumes and whole grains. This Mediterranean chickpea quinoa bowl makes it a cinch to add a plant-focused meal to your weekly menu. It can be served warm or chilled, making it a great choice for dinners or as a packed lunch on the go.

Lemon Butter Salmon

Looking for an easy and flavorful fish dish? This tasty lemon butter salmon recipe only takes 15 minutes. Combine spices found in your pantry with fresh salmon and lemon slices — and Viola! — a flavorful meal with plenty of healthy fats.

Mango and Black Bean Tacos

Interested in plant-focused recipes that you can prepare in under 20 minutes? Try these mango and black bean tacos. Legumes are loaded with nutrients, and the mango adds some fresh acidity and sweetness. Try these once, and your family will be asking for them every week. Even the meat-eaters.

Creamy Broccoli Gnocchi

Craving a simple to make pasta dish? Go for this vegetarian recipe. Creamy broccoli gnocchi offers plenty of veggies combined with hearty carbs. It’s as easy as tossing all of the ingredients in a pasta pan and heating them!

Black Bean Brownies

Want to sneak plants into your dessert, too? These black bean brownies caught us off guard. With items you likely have in your pantry right now, your food processor, and half an hour to spare, these healthy treats are always nearby.

Get Creative With Your Cooking

After testing out these recipes, try adding your own twists. Write down some of your favorite ingredients and flavors and mix them into these meals to play with the flavors. There is no limit to the types of meals you can create! Check out Youtube, Instagram, or other social media platforms for even more inspiration.

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