light recipes for quick and easy meals

Light recipes are too suitable for our evening meals. It is important to choose dishes for our dinner that do not prevent us from sleeping. Too fatty meats, different types of pasta (with the exception of wholemeal pasta), white rice, these are some examples of products to avoid after sunset. An important rule to remember when trying to eat a healthy, balanced diet is to not eat too much or too late. It is recommended to wait at least two and a half hours before going to bed.

Remembering that anything too much is not good for your health, we give you some quick and easy recipes to prepare to make a light and balanced meal. To increase unsaturated fats (which are good for the body unlike saturated fats) and to give your body energy, try to include light recipes in your daily menu. Find all the ideas with photos below this page.

Light recipe – avocado salad with tomatoes and feta

Avocado salad recipe

A great idea for a light meal is the avocado salad. There are a few different options for doing it. A good possibility is to make it with feta cheese, tomatoes and pine nuts.

The ingredients for four people are:

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • For the sauce:
  • A dozen black olives
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 120g feta
  • 40g pine nuts

Preparation :

  1. Dice the avocados and tomatoes.
  2. Crumble the feta.
  3. Brown the pine nuts in a frying pan.
  4. Pit the olives and cut them into small pieces.
  5. Put everything in a salad bowl.
  6. For the sauce, mix the oil and vinegar.
  7. Add ketchup and soy sauce.
  8. Mix then pour over the salad.
  9. Place the salad in the fridge for half an hour or less if all your ingredients were already chilled.

Simple avocado salad with tomatoes, spinach and egg


Light recipes – grilled steak, sweet, spicy in a lettuce leaf


Meat in lettuce wrap

A simple recipe, borrowed from the Koreans and their exceptional barbecue, is meat in a lettuce leaf with different spices and vegetables. It’s easy to prepare, because each person makes their own gourmet bite. Cook the meat to your liking. Cut the meat into small pieces. Cut the vegetables except the lettuce. Lay them in different balls to give everyone the option to put whatever they want in their lettuce. Ingredients may vary due to the wide variety in the preparation of this light dish which is very suitable as an evening meal. One idea is to take:

  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper jelly
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 gal. sirloin steak, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1 small romaine lettuce or romaine lettuce, leaves separated
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 C. fresh coriander
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced ​​diagonally

Cool idea for a light meal to eat a balanced diet


If you don’t like wraps, you can mix everything like in a salad


Cool option for a balanced and too delicious dinner


We love pancakes – light recipes adopted for the evenings


Light pancakes with fine oats

Who says pancakes can’t be light? When you pay attention to the products you use, the preparation and the quantity you eat, everything is fine. If salty, prefer to put more vegetables on your plate than pancakes to eat a large portion that will still be light. So sweet, we put a lot of delicious fruit. Here is an option for preparation:

  • 25g fine oats
  • 1 egg
  • Butter
  1. Fine oats can be pre-soaked for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Mix them with the egg and water.
  3. Cook them in a pan with a little butter.
  4. The filling is as desired.

There is the option to make them with mashed potatoes instead of flour


Classic pancakes with honey and nuts for a delicious and healthy meal


Full pancakes with lots of fruit – romantic meal idea


Fattouche with chicken – great idea to add to your notebook with light recipes


Fattoush salad

“The fatouche — or fattouche — is a salad of raw vegetables that is part of the Lebanese mezze. The basic ingredients of fatouche are purslane, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, onions and a spice called sumac, which gives a sour taste. It is traditionally eaten with crispy Lebanese bread. The preparation is quite easy and can consist of different combinations of products according to your preferences.

Gourmet salad with Moroccan bread, without meat (can be replaced by tofu)



From the magnificent Thai cuisine, we present to you the pad thai


Pad Thai recipe

It is a traditional Thai dish made from rice dough that is very popular and widely consumed throughout Thailand and is becoming quite popular in Europe in recent years. We love the light and healthy recipe to prepare to eat well. See, in the video below, a way of preparing pad-thai:



Find even more ideas what to prepare for a light meal:


6 healthy and so delicious sandwiches


Even desserts can be in light and healthy recipes



















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Another great option for a light meal with avocado and quinoa is the original sushi.


A video idea how to make sushi with cucumber and avocado easily

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