24 easy dinners for whole30, vegan, paleo, and grain-free

24 Easy Dinner Recipes You'll Love (For All Diet Types!)

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We totally got you covered with this list of 24 delicious and totally healthy dinner recipes for paleo, vegan, whole30, and grain-free diets!

We know at the end of the day, sometimes it takes the last bit of your energy to search and make a wholesome meal. We did the searching so you don't have to, just get to cookin'. 

These meals are super easy, super healthy, and require simple ingredients that can transform you from starving to satisfied in a snap. Take a look below and take your tastebuds on a flavorful journey.



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1. Spicy Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Spicy spaghetti squash noodles swimming in a creamy homemade coconut sauce and made with just 4 simple ingredients and some spices. Lighter than traditional spaghetti, this dish will leave you feeling plenty satisfied without feeling heavy.
Photo credit: The Healthy Consultant

2. Spinach Artichoke Chicken Skillet

Juicy seared chicken breast, nestled in a creamy, dairy-free spinach and artichoke sauce that will surely blow your mind. This dish can be made in less than 30 minutes and is completely paleo, whole30, and keto too.
Photo credit: Whole Kitchen Sink

3. Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

This salad is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy. This isn't your typical sesame chicken salad though. Topped with a light coconut sesame dressing, juicy Mandarin oranges, and crunchy carrots, this salad is the real deal.
Photo credit: Wildway

4. Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Perfectly crunchy and tender chicken tenders are what we want for dinner 24/7. What takes these babies to the next level is the divine homemade honey mustard dressing that requires 2 simple ingredients...can you guess what they are?
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5. Sweet Potato Chicken Pad Thai

Who needs Chinese takeout when you can easily make it from the comfort of your own kitchen with wholesome and delicious ingredients. Just look at that vibrant bowl! Made with warm sweet potato spiral, tender chicken, and much more goodness where that came from.
Photo credit: The Wooden Skillet

6. Chorizo and Eggs Dinner Bowl

A simple and tasty recipe featuring crunchy spiced brussels, juicy chorizo sausage, creamy avocado, and a gooey fried egg on top. This delicious recipe is proof of just how simple healthy eating can be!


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7. One-Pot Vegan Chili Mac

Who doesn't love mac n cheese? This isn't your boring ol' mac though. Protein-packed pasta dish featuring a hearty blend of beans, corn, mushrooms, tempeh and, of course, tender noodles.
Photo credit: Wildway

8. Baked Cauliflower Falafel

A grain-free and healthy twist on a Mediterranean favorite, this baked falafel is full of fresh herbs and wholesome veggies. Toss on top of your salad with a drizzle of tzatziki sauce and you're golden.
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9. Coconut Chickpea Curry

The perfect cozy weeknight comfort meal, this curry is chock-full of flavorful spices, creamy coconut milk, tomatoes, and is sure to leave you wanting more with each bite.
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10. Easy Burrito Bowl

There's nothing we love more than throwing a load of simple and fresh ingredients into a bowl and declaring it a masterpiece. This burrito bowl features wholesome black beans, corn, cilantro lime quinoa, and of course, pico and guac!
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11. Lemony Basil Pasta with Broccoli & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Creamy vegan pasta made in less than 25 minutes, yes please! This pasta isn't just sauce and noodles, but packs in all the veggies like bell pepper, broccoli, and sun-dried tomatoes. Topped with a homemade lemon basil pasta sauce straight from heaven.
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12. Garlic and Herb Pizza

Simple and easy pizza dough packed with wildly flavorful garlic and classic Italian herbs. The best part is bringing it to life yourself with the toppings of your choice. Go crazy, go stupid with it!


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13. Pork and Pineapple Bowls with Plantains, Coconut Cauliflower Rice, and Avocado Lime Mousse

The perfect nourishing bowl to replenish your drained energy levels after a long day. This recipe features unique components like crispy plantains and a creamy avocado lime mousse as the cherry on top! 
Photo credit: Our Salty Kitchen

14. Bulgogi Korean Beef BBQ

A classic staple that won't make you miss the takeout version. This recipe is so easy and features simple ingredients like shredded beef, caramelized veggies, and the most perfect homemade stir fry sauce.
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15. Buddha Bowl

The perfect family night dinner everyone can enjoy because these bowls are completely free of gluten & dairy, and are Whole30-friendly too! Tender sweet potatoes, juicy sausage, and loads of other veggies are what's on the menu with this delicious recipe.
Photo credit: Shuangy's Kitchen Sink

16. Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry

Skip the takeout and opt for this healthy homemade stir fry instead. The ultimate comfort meal after a tiring day, just go ahead and drown your worries in the sweet and sticky teriyaki sauce of your dreams.
Photo credit: Unbound Wellness

17. Spinach Avocado Chicken Burgers

Everybody loves a classic burger night. These healthy (but wildly tasty) chicken burgers are out of this world delicious and so easy to make. They're packed with veggies, fiber, and protein for the perfect balanced meal. 
Photo credit: The Bettered Blondie

18. Loaded Taco Bake

The easiest and most mouth watering taco bake you'll ever devour. The perfect quick and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will enjoy. Go crazy with the spices and toppings to allow each person to make it their own!


Photo credit: Minimalist Baker

19. Burrito Bowl with Shredded Mexican Chicken

A simple meal that doubles as a work of art? Yes please. If you're looking for a nourishing and tasteful meal that requires minimal effort and big flavor, then look no further than this loaded bowl of goodness. 
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20. Grain-Free Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a classic staple for many families looking to get a big bang for their buck, and grain-free families are able to join in as well. This recipe features veggie and protein-loaded filling wrapped in grain-free tortillas for an all around solid meal.
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21. Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad

We're big fans of the loaded salad, and this grilled chicken cobb full of protein, fresh veggies, and healthy fats is no exception. This recipe also features a mind-blowing homemade honey dijon dressing that takes the whole thing to the next level. 
Photo credit: Wonky Wonderful

22. Cauliflower Mushroom Rice

A surprisingly filling dish bursting with flavorful cremini mushrooms and fresh parsley. The best part? This recipe is completely paleo, whole30, low carb, and vegetarian compliant!
Photo credit: Deliciously Organic

23. Mongolian Beef

A simple recipe featuring juicy, tender beef sirloin over a bed of cauliflower rice, or serve with a variety of your favorite roasted veggies instead to customize your perfect meal.
Photo credit: Bowl of Delicious

24. Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

The ultimate one skillet, easy recipe of your dreams. We love the simple and real ingredients like tender shrimp and warm feta, but we also really love that it can be whipped up in just 25 minutes.