Main Dish Recipes

Main Dish Recipes should be the staple of your eating experience and will be the focus of this site. Your main goal should be to increase vegetables in your diet, and include them in many of your go to recipes in new ways! Sneak them in stealthily for your picky eaters, or add them in chunks!

Healthy Main Dish Recipes from Healthy Diet Habits

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

There is nothing more fun than combining vegetables that seem like they would work together, adding a meat or bean choice, pasta, spicing it up, and adding your favorite fresh herbs for a new creation!

I’ve included a few of my favorite recipes, and would love to include yours too! Send them in to share with us, as well as a few photos and comments! (form below)


My Favorite Main Dish Recipes

I will include more recipes as I make them and take pictures.

Cauliflower Steaks Recipe

Cauliflower Steaks

This cauliflower steaks recipe with roasted red pepper sauce is unique, delicious, and an excellent healthy recipe choice for Meatless Mondays! Yummy!

Chicken Curry with Vegetables

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry with Vegetables is a simple, quick, healthy meal. It's a healthy diet habit to collect 10 to 20 of these types of healthy recipes to avoid the lure of fast food!

Enchilada Recipe

Enchilada Recipe

This stacked enchilada recipe is a lightened version and each person makes their own stacks full of the goodies that they love and cheese they prefer. Each stack is baked separately! Great dinner party idea!

Ham Cabbage Pasta Recipe

Ham Cabbage Pasta

This Ham Cabbage Pasta Recipe is quick and healthy! Don't get stuck with leftovers from holiday meals! Plan a few new recipe treats into your meal plan!

Ham Pasta Recipe

Ham Pasta

Ham Pasta is a simple meal planning idea when you have leftover ham. It's cooked in one pan, quick, and tastes great! Tasty healthy recipe when cooking seems a chore!

Leftover Ham ideas and recipes from Healthy Diet Habits

Leftover Ham

Leftover Ham is a staple of holiday meals. Here are a few ideas and recipes to re-purpose ham into delicious new meals!

Egyption Lentils and Rice Recipe (Kusherie)

Lentils and Rice

(Egyptian Kusherie)

This lentils and rice recipe has been one of my favorites for many years. It's simple, healthy, and inexpensive which is a great combo!

Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

Rotisserie Chicken

Buying a rotisserie chicken for weekend meals can end eating out at fast food restaurants, save you money, time, and added calories that can increase your waistline! Find quick recipes!

Salmon Cakes Recipe

Salmon Cakes

Salmon cakes are a simple meal that can be whipped out in under 15 minutes. They are healthy, delicious and paired with a healthy grain and salad will please even the most health conscious eaters! Serve them with my Salmon Sauce Recipe

Sausage Veggie Pasta Recipe

Sausage Veggie Pasta

Pasta has gotten a bad rap over the years, but Sausage Veggie Pasta will allow you to eat pasta in a portion controlled way which is a Healthy Diet Habit! You can have your pasta and eat it too!

Tortilla Pie Recipe

Tortilla Pie

This tortilla pie recipe has been updated with more healthier ingredients! It can be made ahead of time and is a great meal fit for company!

Tostada Recipe


A tostada dinner is one that is quick, healthy, frugal, and can cater to different eating styles. Vegans, Vegetarians and Everyone else can be happy! Fun meal!

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Vegetarian Curry Recipe

This easy vegetarian curry recipe is a quick meal that uses seasonal vegetables and Trader Joe's Curry simmer sauce which is outstanding!

Zach's Gourmet Pizza

Zach's Gourmet Pizza

This gourmet pizza combines the unique flavors of artichoke antipasto, pesto, mozzarella, marinated mozzarella, artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes, and prosciutto, to provide a delicious new spin!

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Please share your healthy main dish recipes below: especially vegetable laden ones, that are low in fat. If your family loves a recipe that is healthy, others will enjoy it too!

If there is a way to make your recipe healthier by making substitutions, then I will make suggestions when I review YOUR recipe! Your Recipe will be turned into it's own web page on our site, and your friends, family, and other visitors to our site, can make comments, and review your recipe.

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If I feel that a recipe is not healthy, and if I can't think of a way to make substitutions to make it into a healthy recipe, it will not be included. Thanks so much!

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