20 Healthy Recipes for a Healthy New Year! I hope you enjoyed the holidays. If, like me, you enjoyed them a little too much, with a few too many sweet indulgences, then it is time to start the new year off right with some healthy recipes. Below are 20 delicious healthy recipes that are sure to please the whole family.
I have organized the recipes links by course: Appetizers, Breakfast, Main Dish, Salad, Sides, Soups, and Desserts.
We have a variety of chicken, beef, and pork recipes with lots of vegetables thrown in. There should be something for everyone.
Black Bean and Feta Cheese Ugly Dip – With black beans, corn, red bell peppers, and feta cheese, this makes a wonderful dip or side dish.
Herdez Creamy Tomatillo Verde Avocado Salsa – a creamy salsa using greek yogurt and avocados with a kick from the Herdez Tomatillo Verde Mexican Cooking sauce. One of my very favorite dips.
Easy Huevos Rancheros – Quick, easy, healthy, and delicious. What more can you ask from a breakfast.
Oatmeal Pancakes – the whole family can enjoy these pancakes. They taste fabulous. No one needs to know they are a healthier version of pancakes.
Chicken Cacciatore – loaded with vegetables, this Italian Chicken Cacciatore recipe is healthy and delicious.
Slow Cooker Chicken Marrakesh – gives an exotic twist to a healthy chicken dish. With all the food groups included, this recipe makes a meal.
Chicken Piccata – Sautéed boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a delicious lemon caper sauce takes delicious and as a bonus it is a healthy entree.
Sizzling Steak Fajitas – another family favorite that is hard to believe it can be healthy. Pass on the cheese and sour cream and these can be a healthy dinner.
Spicy Orange Chicken – tastes like take-out but so much healthier.
Texas Thai Tacos – chicken tacos with a sweet and spicy chili barbecue sauce.
Balsamic Capers Pork Chops – yes, even pork chops can fit into a healthy eating plan.
Chicken Mango Salsa Salad with Chipotle Lime Vinaigrette – makes an outstanding main dish salad with fantastic flavor that includes just about all the food groups.
Glazed Carrots – a vegetable that even kids will like.
It’s Greek to Me Broccoli Slaw – a healthy but very tasty broccoli slaw.
Oven Roasted Asparagus – is an awesome way to fix asparagus to add tremendous flavor.
Orange Guajillo Glazed Sweet Potatoes – a unique sweet and spicy healthy sweet potato dish.
Quick and Easy Chicken Posole – is a broth based chicken soup with hominy and vegetables.
Apple Cinnamon Cake with Vanilla Glaze – has been lightened up but maintains the flavor.
Eggless Pumpkin Bread – Enjoy this fall favorite without the eggs.
Nutty Wacky Crazy Cake – a chocolate cake make with no eggs, butter or milk.