So your stomach isn’t making a fuss while you’re trying to go to bed.

Eating meals that are high in protein can help you stay full for longer, keeping you happy and satisfied throughout the rest of the night.

Eating meals that are high in protein can help you stay full for longer, keeping you happy and satisfied throughout the rest of the night.

Protein is essential for building lean muscle mass, which can really help with weight loss (if that's your goal), and it won't spike your blood sugar the way a carb-based meal would, Albert Matheny of ProMix Nutrition and Soho Strength Lab, tells BuzzFeed Health.

Why? Because protein digests over a longer period of time when compared to carbs, meaning you'll be full for longer and won't be reaching for a late night snack just a few hours after eating.

Btw, a dinner with 15 grams of protein or more is what Albert suggests for someone who's moderately active. Keep in mind, this is a very general recommendation, each person's individual needs will vary.

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Pizza Frittata

Pizza Frittata

Pizza is good. Eggs are good. Pizza + eggs is even better.

Here's the recipe.

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Southwestern Tuna Cakes With Chipotle Sauce

Southwestern Tuna Cakes With Chipotle Sauce

These tuna cakes are incredibly high in protein and pack a kick, if spicy is your thing.

Here's the recipe.

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One-Pan Caprese Pesto Quinoa Skillet

One-Pan Caprese Pesto Quinoa Skillet

Mozzarella lovers, this one's for you.

Here's the recipe.

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One-Pot Tuscan White Bean Stew

One-Pot Tuscan White Bean Stew

The perfect filling stew to curl up with on the couch after a long day.

Here's the recipe.

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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bowls

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bowls

This simple-to-make recipe has just as much flavor as it does protein.

Here's the recipe.

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Veggie-Loaded Egg Bake

Veggie-Loaded Egg Bake

For those nights when you're craving a little breakfast for dinner.

Here's the recipe.

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Zoodles With Chicken and Spicy Almond Butter Sauce

Zoodles With Chicken and Spicy Almond Butter Sauce

Guys, this spicy almond butter sauce is a MUST TRY.

Here's the recipe.

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Blackened Salmon With Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Blackened Salmon With Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Who doesn't love a tasty slab of salmon topped with avocado?

Here's the recipe.

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Taco Bowl With Crispy Chipotle Chickpeas

Taco Bowl With Crispy Chipotle Chickpeas

This meatless option packs just the right amount of crunch and zest.

Here's the recipe.

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Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Meal prep these ahead of time so that you can throw them in a pan and have them ready to eat in no time.

Here's the recipe.

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One Skillet Pork Tenderloin Medallions

One Skillet Pork Tenderloin Medallions

All you need is five ingredients and 25 minutes to make this hearty skillet meal.

Here's the recipe.

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Healthy Zucchini Corn Fritters

Healthy Zucchini Corn Fritters

These veggie-loaded, vegan fritters will definitely hit the spot.

Here's the recipe.

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4-Ingredient Creamy Vodka Steak Pasta

4-Ingredient Creamy Vodka Steak Pasta

This healthy spaghetti swap will make sure you're not missing the noodles.

Here's the recipe.

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Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing

Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing

Throw this simple, yet delicious, salad together when you're craving something light but satisfying.

Here's the recipe.

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Parmesan Pesto Tilapia

Parmesan Pesto Tilapia

One pan and only five ingredients, probably makes this the easiest recipe ever.

Here's the recipe.

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Garlic Chicken Skewers With Szechuan Peanut Sauce

Garlic Chicken Skewers With Szechuan Peanut Sauce

Chargrilled chicken skewers drizzled with peanut sauce? Sounds like the best way to end a night.

Here's the recipe.

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Low-Carb Market Chicken Skillet

Low-Carb Market Chicken Skillet

If you love veggies, then you'll love this. Just toss all the ingredients in a pan, and you're set.

Here's the recipe.

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Low-Carb Chicken Chorizo “No Potato” Hash

Low-Carb Chicken Chorizo “No Potato” Hash

This recipe is great for nights when you're trying to use leftover chicken.

Here's the recipe.

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Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats

All the spaghetti toppings, stuffed and baked in zucchini. Sign. us. up!

Here's the recipe.

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All nutritional information was calculated using this calculator at Very Well.

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