We tend to keep our recipes super simple, because we know how precious your time is. Now, we’re taking that one step further and sharing healthy dinner ideas…that don’t even require a recipe.

These are the delicious, nutritious meals you can get on the table by basically just throwing a few basic ingredients together—usually in multiple ways, depending on what’s in the fridge.

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The best part of cooking this way is that instead of blindly following steps, you’ll be improvising, AKA developing skills that will make you a better healthy cook. You know, the kind that can peek in the fridge at any time and immediately come up with a brilliant meal plan.

Get started with the ideas, below, and then keep them stored in the back of your brain for moments when the inevitable question surfaces: What’s for dinner?

7 Healthy Dinners That Don’t Require a Recipe

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