Dinner is one of the meals that we must take care of the most if we want to lose weight, we must not eat excess carbohydrates or heavy meals at night, since shortly after, we will go to bed, and the calories that are not burned are stored in fat, so that you have an idea of ​​what type of dinner you should make, we bring you a delicious healthy dinner recipe.

How to enjoy a healthy dinner

During dinner, if it is possible to eat rich without including fattening foods, the most convenient during this time is to eat vegetables and proteins, reducing carbohydrates, there are many ways to prepare dishes that are healthy and delicious, a sample of this is the recipe healthy dinner that we bring you next.

Roast chicken with sweet potatoes and chili


  • 4 sweet potatoes (10 ounces each), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces. This ingredient can be substituted for carrots or beets.
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • 4 chilies (optional) .
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (optional) .
  • 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar.
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons of salt, plus others to taste.
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (2 lbs.), Rinsed and dried.
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish (optional) .

Preparation :

  1. Preheat the oven to 200º C. In a medium bowl, mix the sweet potatoes with olive oil and add them to a roasting pan.
  2. Grill the chicken pieces for 15 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the chili peppers, garlic, honey, vinegar, salt, cumin, and cinnamon to make a paste. Rub the pasta evenly over each breast.
  4. Place the chicken breasts on top of the sweet potatoes and grill until the chicken is done cooking, about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve garnished with cilantro if desired.

With these ingredients you can now enjoy a healthy dinner that will also help you maintain your ideal weight.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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