8 Dinners to Eat For a Better Night's Sleep

Salad with leafy greens

Salads are a healthy staple, but they're boring. Instead of making a boring salad, add protein like cooked chicken breast, chickpeas, or an egg, your favorite veggies, and lots of lush greens. Leafy greens make a healthy dinner a meal.


Salmon is known for its health advantages. As fatty fish, it can lessen heart disease risk, help with weight loss, and improve sleep.


Not because they're exhausted from Thanksgiving celebrations, your uncles sleep on the couch after eating every Thanksgiving.

Brown rice bowl

Some meals help you fall asleep, while others, like brown rice, help you stay asleep. Complex carbs in brown rice balance blood sugar, helping you sleep better and wake up refreshed.

Changes to even the most traditional meals can improve sleep. Make spaghetti and meatballs with whole grain pasta and ground turkey instead of beef.

Whole grain pasta with turkey meatballs

Lean proteins like chicken breast or turkey and veggies are typical healthy meal ingredients. That's healthful, filling, and tasty, but occasionally dull. Make a chickpea and spinach curry for a nutritious, satisfying dinner and a good night's sleep.

Chickpea and spinach curry

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Tuna poke bowl

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