It’s that time of year! The holidays are over, and it’s time to get back on the wagon! We have 25+ healthy recipes to get you excited about recommitting to smarter eating.
Truth be told, we are very health conscious all year round, but we all need a little kick in the rear sometimes. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be torture. We are giving you 5 breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack recipes so that you can have a full week of healthy meals.
We have an entire healthy recipes section on the blog too so you can find more ideas stick to your eating goals.
Healthy Recipes – Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Getting some good protein in at breakfast sets you on the right track for the day. We have protein shakes or smoothies almost every morning.
Almond Joy Protein Shake – one of our favorite protein shakes. Search “protein shake” on the blog for all our other recipes.
Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl – my kids love to create their own smoothie bowls. It’s so fun to customize with your favorite toppings! We do this for dinner sometimes too.
Lightened Up Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal – you’ll feel like you’re eating a cinnamon roll!
Breakfast Fruit and Yogurt Pizza – pizza for breakfast is always a good idea!
Wild Blueberry Cottage Cheese Pancakes – so fluffy and perfect for a hearty, healthy breakfast!
Healthy Recipes – Lunch
My least favorite meal of the day! If I’m not careful, lunch can be rushed which usually ends up being not healthy. So here are a few ideas to make lunch a meal to look forward to:
Grilled Corn Avocado Tomato Salad – so simple and fresh! Grilled corn is pretty much the best thing ever!
Winter Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad – the dressing on this is to die for and every ingredient adds up to the best salad!
Cherry Tomato and Basil Angel Hair Pasta – it only takes 20 minutes to make and is light and fresh!
Honey Avocado Turkey Bacon Sandwiches – the perfect example of healthy being totally delicious! One of my favorite lunch options!
Tomato Mozzarella Salad – those classic caprese flavors that are totally irresistible!
Healthy Recipes – Dinner
It’s easy to rack up the calories at dinner if you aren’t careful. Here are a few healthy main dish and side dish options:
Roasted Chicken – the best oven roasted chicken in all the land! And it’s so easy too!
Sweet Potato Enchiladas – we are obsessed with this meatless spin on enchiladas!
Vegetarian Chili – you won’t even miss the meat in this chili!
Chicken Fajitas – my kids love these and they can be loaded up with all sorts of yummy veggies!
Thai Peanut Steak Salad – the flavor and texture of this salad are my favorite! Crunchy peanuts, creamy avocado, seared steak, all covered in a delicious peanut sauce and ginger dressing!
Garlic Herb Cauliflower Rice – so much flavor and so easy to make!
Balsamic Vinaigrette Grilled Vegetables – one of my favorite way to eat veggies!
Grilled Veggies with Pesto – pesto makes everything better and these are ready in just 15 minutes!
Lemon Roasted Broccoli – I love veggies with a little lemon added! So good!
Instant Pot Applesauce – only 2 ingredients needed and done so quick and easy in the Instant Pot!
Healthy Recipes – Snacks
I am a major snacker! It is just too long between meals so I need a little something in between. Making healthy snack choices can be hard because it’s so easy to grab something quick and likely. These are a few of our favorite healthy snack options:
Waffle Cone Fruit and Yogurt Cups – the kids love making these and eating them is even more fun!
Monster Cookie Protein Balls – perfect for a quick grab and go snack and they really have everything you could ever want in them!
Chocolate Swirl Berry Yogurt Bark – if you need quick sweet treat that is packed with healthy protein too!
Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Dip – so easy and tasty you won’t be able to resist it!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bars – forget the expensive protein bars at the store and make your own at home!
We also have a whole post on snack ideas our kids love for after school that they can make themselves.
Do those New Year’s resolutions seem more attainable now? Finding healthy recipes that the whole family will love can be a challenge, but all of these are sure to be hits! We would love to hear about your New Year’s goals and which recipes you are loving!