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50+ Easy Light Dinner Ideas

by Sidney Yang – Jun 9, 2021
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50+ Easy Light Dinner Ideas
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50+ Easy Light Dinner Ideas - #light #dinner #recipes #eatwell101 - These light dinners recipes include our favorite fresh ingredients. Keep your meals lightweight all summer long with these tasty and light dinner recipes!

Light Dinner Recipes – When it starts to get hot and sticky, keep your meals light all summer long with these tasty recipes. These light dinners recipes include our favorite fresh ingredients including salads, grilled lean meats, veggies bowls, and more meals you’ll crave. Enjoy!

Light Dinner Recipes: 50+ Easy Light Dinner Recipe Ideas for Your Menu

Garlic Butter Cod with Lemon Asparagus Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-cod-asparagus-skillet-recipe
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Garlic Butter Cod with Lemon Asparagus Skillet

Healthy, tasty, simple and quick to cook, this cod and asparagus skillet recipe will have you enjoy a delicious and nutritious dinner.

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Shrimp Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-shrimp-recipe
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Garlic Shrimp Skillet

This garlic shrimp recipe is a wonderful flavor combination of garlicky, buttery goodness. So elegant and easy to make, the garlic shrimps are ready in 20 min or less! Perfect for a light dinner!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Blackened Shrimp and Asparagus Skillet (20 Minutes) - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/blackened-shrimp-asparagus-recipe
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Blackened Shrimp and Asparagus Skillet (20 Minutes)

These delicious blackened shrimp with asparagus are the perfect versatile and fast weeknight meal.

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Avocado, Tomato, and Basil  - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-chicken-pasta-salad-recipe
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Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Avocado, Tomato, and Basil 

This healthy chicken pasta salad is packed with flavor, protein and veggies! Enjoy for lunch or a light dinner at home.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Asado Chicken Breast with Sauteed Lemon Zucchini - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/asado-chicken-sauteed-zucchini-recipe
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Asado Chicken Breast with Sauteed Lemon Zucchini

Forget dry chicken with our delicious Asado chicken breast recipe! Boneless chicken breasts are deliciously marinated before being grilled until tender and served with sauteed lemon zucchini. A winner chicken breast recipe for dinnertime!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
15-Minute Cowboy Butter Chicken with Zucchini Noodles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cowboy-butter-chicken-and-zucchini-noodles
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15-Minute Cowboy Butter Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

Easy and delicious butter chicken recipe with zucchini noodles - You'll want to sip the sauce by the spoon!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Easy Shrimp Avocado Salad with Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-avocado-salad-recipe
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Easy Shrimp Avocado Salad with Tomatoes

This healthy shrimp avocado salad for two tastes crazy good and is loaded with the freshest ingredients.

Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >>
Grilled Honey Chili Lime Cilantro Chicken - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-chicken-with-honey-chili-lime-cilantro
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Grilled Honey Chili Lime Cilantro Chicken

This is the perfect chicken recipe for your Summer cookouts.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-shrimp-asparagus-recipe
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Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

This garlic butter shrimp recipe is delicious and cooks super quickly!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Salsa Chicken Lettuce Wraps - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/salsa-chicken-lettuce-wraps-recipe
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Salsa Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These chicken lettuce wraps are so delicious - Perfect for a quick lunch, dinner, or meal prep!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Baked Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-and-broccoli-foil-packs-recipe
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Baked Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

This baked shrimp foil pack meal is ready in under 30 minutes - The easiest way to cook shrimp in your oven!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Green Beans Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-thighs-and-green-beans-skillet
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Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Green Beans Skillet

This skillet chicken Thighs recipe with green beans is a snap to fix and is so addicting! This light dinner is ready in 30 minutes - even less!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Shrimp with Lemon Parmesan Cauliflower Rice - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-shrimp-parmesan-cauliflower-rice-recipe
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Garlic Butter Shrimp with Lemon Parmesan Cauliflower Rice

This Garlic Butter Shrimp is Super nourishing and easy to whip up. The shrimp and cauliflower rice combination is a winner!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Healthy Avocado Chicken Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-avocado-chicken-salad
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Healthy Avocado Chicken Salad

This avocado chicken salad recipe is light, flavorful, and easy to make - Perfect Healthy salad recipe for your next barbecue or potluck!

Cooking time: 6 minView recipe >>
Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/tilapia-recipe-in-tomato-basil-sauce
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Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce

Light and delicious, made in 25 min, all in one pan! This fish dinner recipe is both healthy AND satisfying!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles (10-Minute ) - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-shrimp-with-zucchini-noodles
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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles (10-Minute )

This Lemon garlic butter shrimp with zoodles is an easy and simple shrimp recipe that cooks in one skillet in just 10 minutes. Guaranteed to impress!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Salmon with Lemon Asparagus Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-salmon-lemon-asparagus-skillet-recipe
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Garlic Butter Salmon with Lemon Asparagus Skillet

This seared salmon recipe with asparagus makes a delicious and nutritious dinner. Healthy salmon is quick to cook and ready in under 15 minutes!

Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Baked Salmon in Foil with Asparagus and Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-salmon-asparagus-foil-packs-recipe
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Baked Salmon in Foil with Asparagus and Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

This baked salmon in foil and its garlic butter sauce makes for an amazingly tasty dinner. The salmon recipe of your dreams!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/tomato-spinach-sausage-pasta-recipe
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Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe

This sausage pasta dinner recipe is crazy delicious and only 30 minutes of work!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Avocado Corn Salad Recipe with Feta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/avocado-corn-salad-recipe
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Avocado Corn Salad Recipe with Feta

This Avocado Corn Salad is so creamy and flavorful - A light, yet satisfying meal! This light salad will make everyone happy - especially when you had a feast the day before!

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-shrimp-broccoli-recipe
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Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli Skillet

This garlic butter shrimp and broccoli skillet recipe is quick, simple, and big on flavor!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Healthy Lettuce Shrimp Avocado Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-lettuce-shrimp-avocado-salad-recipe
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Healthy Lettuce Shrimp Avocado Salad

This avocado shrimp salad recipe with lettuce and tomato, is THE BEST healthy salad meal. Perfect for lunch or any night of the week!

Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >>
Garlic Broccoli Stir-Fry with Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pasta-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe
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Garlic Broccoli Stir-Fry with Pasta

This broccoli stir fry recipe with pasta cannot get easier or quicker! It's loaded with flavor and ready in less than 30mn.

Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Spinach Corn + Feta Chicken Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-salad-recipe
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Spinach Corn + Feta Chicken Salad

This easy chicken salad recipe is light, delicious, and perfect for a lunch on-the-go.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Easy Cajun Pork Chops with Lemon Garlic Zucchini - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cajun-pork-chops-recipe
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Easy Cajun Pork Chops with Lemon Garlic Zucchini

Juicy Cajun Pork Chops with Lemon Garlic Zucchini ready and on your table in less than 20 minutes! - You'll love the flavors of this pork recipe!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Baked Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-shrimp-recipe
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Baked Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

These baked shrimps are gorgeous and super quick to prepare! Just pop the shrimps in the oven and dinner is ready.

Cooking time: 12 minView recipe >>
Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Garlic Butter Glaze - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-salmon-skewers
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Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Garlic Butter Glaze

This grilled salmon recipe is coated in a flavorful marinade - A perfect healthy grilling salmon recipe that’s done in 20 minutes.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Blackened Chicken Salad with Avocado - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/blackened-chicken-avocado-salad-recipe
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Blackened Chicken Salad with Avocado

This blackened chicken salad recipe with avocado is crisp and full of flavor - Salad with chicken is the simplest and healthiest meal you can make!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Asian Noodle Salad with the Best Ever Ginger Vinaigrette - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/asian-noodle-salad-recipe
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Asian Noodle Salad with the Best Ever Ginger Vinaigrette

This vegan noodle salad is perfect for midweek lunches or larger gatherings.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Cajun Sausage Shrimp Foil Packs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cajun-shrimp-sausage-foil-packs-recipe
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Cajun Sausage Shrimp Foil Packs

These tasty baked shrimp and sausage foil packets make a healthy and delicious dinner in less than 30 minutes. This healthy dinner cooks in just one packet!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Zucchini Noodles Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-chicken-thighs-zucchini-noodles-recipe
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Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Zucchini Noodles Skillet

So much flavor and so easy to throw together! This skillet chicken recipe with zucchini noodles will make your weeknight way easier.

Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >>
Parmesan Spinach Mushroom Pasta Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/parmesan-spinach-mushroom-pasta-skillet-recipe
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Parmesan Spinach Mushroom Pasta Skillet

This parmesan spinach mushroom pasta skillet is super quick and impossible to mess up - The ultimate win for vegetarian weeknight dinners!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
10-Minute Sheet Pan Steak with Lemon Zucchini - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/sheet-pan-steak-zucchini-recipe
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10-Minute Sheet Pan Steak with Lemon Zucchini

This quick sheet pan steak recipe is an easy and delicious dinner ready in less than 30 minutes.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-chicken-bites-asparagus-recipe
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Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus

This chicken and asparagus recipe is a winner for dinnertime - So much flavor and so easy to throw together!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-chicken-bites-asparagus-recipe
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Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus

This chicken and asparagus recipe is a winner for dinnertime - So much flavor and so easy to throw together!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Ground Turkey with Cauliflower Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-turkey-with-cauliflower-recipe
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Garlic Butter Ground Turkey with Cauliflower Skillet

This Ground Turkey Cauliflower is a rich and indulgent bowl of comfort with a healthy twist!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs and Cucumber - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/avocado-salad-recipe
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Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs and Cucumber

Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs, and Cucumber is so easy to make! Fresh, healthy and super delicious, the best salad to add to your dinner table.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
10-Minute Pizza Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce & Pepperoni - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pizza-zucchini-noodles-with-pepperoni-recipe
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10-Minute Pizza Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce & Pepperoni

A complete low carb meal you will feel great about eating!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Zucchini Noodles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-chicken-bites-with-lemon-zucchini-noodles
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Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Zucchini Noodles

These delicious chicken bites are so juicy and tender you'll eat them hot right off the pan!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Garlic Butter Sausages with Lemon Green Beans - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-sausages-lemon-green-beans
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Garlic Butter Sausages with Lemon Green Beans

This easy one-pan recipe is SO delish and nearly IMPOSSIBLE to screw up.

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Healthy Roasted Chicken Parmesan Kale Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-chicken-parmesan-kale-salad-recipe
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Healthy Roasted Chicken Parmesan Kale Salad

This wholesome chicken kale salad recipe is packed to the max with goodies!

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Grilled Garlic Mushroom Skewers - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-mushroom-skewers-recipe
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Grilled Garlic Mushroom Skewers

These grilled garlic mushrooms on skewers are so good, you’ll want to make them every single day of the week! The perfect side for a lightweight dinner.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp in Foil Packets - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-in-foil-packets-recipe
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Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp in Foil Packets

These Shrimp in Foil Packets make a healthy, nourishing dinner with hearty flavors!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Grilled Steak Kabobs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-steak-kabobs-recipe
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Grilled Steak Kabobs

So juicy and delicious - Your BBQ parties just won’t be the same without them!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >>
Sausage, Pepper and Cauliflower Fried Rice - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cauliflower-fried-rice-skillet-recipe
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Sausage, Pepper and Cauliflower Fried Rice

A nutritious blend of flavors for a delicious dinner ready in 20 minutes.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-lemon-garlic-chicken-skewers
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Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers

Make the juiciest grilled chicken skewers with this easy chicken recipe. These grilled chicken kabobs are made with marinated chicken and served with crisp asparagus for a complete low-carb, Keto-friendly dinner!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >>
Spinach Salad with Mozzarella, Tomato & Pepperoni - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/spinach-salad-recipe-mozzarella-tomato-pepperoni
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Spinach Salad with Mozzarella, Tomato & Pepperoni

This spinach salad is healthy and delicious - So simple and perfect for a quick lunch!

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Grilled Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-brown-sugar-garlic-chicken
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Grilled Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Juicy tender and so delicious - These chicken skewers are the perfect reason to pull out the grill!

Cooking time: 8 minView recipe >>
Grilled Zucchini with BBQ Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-zucchini-bbq-sauce
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Grilled Zucchini with BBQ Sauce

Grilled Zucchini with the best BBQ Sauce is a quick and simple Grilled Zucchini recipe guaranteed to impress! Backyard barbecue, with a vegetarian twist!

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >>
Grilled Chicken Salad with Avocado and Feta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/honey-lime-grilled-chicken-salad
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Grilled Chicken Salad with Avocado and Feta

This grilled chicken salad is the best option for an easy weeknight meal for two!

Cooking time: 12 minView recipe >>
Spring Roll Noodle Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/noodle-salad-recipe
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Spring Roll Noodle Salad

This easy noodle salad recipe is packed with vitamins and perfect for spring nights. This light dinner recipe can be made ahead and kept in the refrigerator until serving.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>
Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Pesto, Avocado, and Tomato - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pesto-chicken-pasta-salad-recipe
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Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Pesto, Avocado, and Tomato

This chicken pasta salad recipe is like a circus of flavors at every bite!

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >>

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