Healthy Recipes for Every Meal

Is eating healthy on your list of resolutions this year? Browse some of our easy-to-make recipes for every meal that not only look delicious but are good for you, too.

As of today, I can proudly say there is no more holiday candy in my home. Yes, that means I ate it all. BUT, it’s all gone which means I can move forward and plan for a healthy year. I even redecorated my kitchen a bit so I’ll actually want to be in there cooking yummy, nutritional meals. Doesn’t this kitchen make you want to crank up Pandora while chopping veggies?

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Design by Alyssa Darnell

Design by Alyssa Darnell

Whether you call them resolutions, goals or challenges, there are several things we can do throughout the year to better ourselves or our community. I always try to make a list of at least five goals, but I never set myself up to fail with something unattainable. I’ll share one of my brand-new goals for 2015 with you.

Read one book a month that educates me and challenges my mind. (No young adult novels or thrillers allowed.) This one will be difficult because I’m currently in the middle of binge-watching the entire series of Friends on Netflix.

One goal that will stay on my list until the end of time is: “EAT HEALTHY. GET GRILLED INSTEAD OF FRIED!” I bet some version of this is on your list, too. I pulled some recipes that not only look a-ma-zing but are good for you, as well.

Breakfast

Banana Bread Quinoa Cereal

Banana Bread Quinoa Cereal

Get the Recipe: Banana Bread Quinoa Cereal

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A Smiling Snack + Shaped Plate

Bananas and raisins make happy eyes. A mini moon-shaped cookie cutter ($1.50, americancookiecutter.com) creates a smile. Sandwich 6 3/4" x 6 3/4" porcelain plate, $5, crateandbarrel.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

Dessert for Breakfast

Mix up these sweet smoothies in a blender. Click for the recipes for Orange Cream, Strawberry Shortcake, and Key Lime Pie.

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

A Hot Pink Blender

SmartPower Deluxe blender in metallic pink, $90, cuisinart.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee

Fried Eggs in Cool Shapes

Joie Toast Top silicone egg shaper, $6.50, amazon.com; Sunnyside silicone egg shaper, $14, perpetualkid.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

Napkins Made for Mornings

Breakfast Fun cotton napkins, $37 for a set of 4, zazzle.com

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Fooled-You Salt and Pepper Shakers

Syrup and Pancake earthenware salt and pepper shaker set, $12, tag2u.com

Photo By: Aaron Graubart/Studio D

A Bright Toaster

Bistro silicone and stainless steel toaster in lime green, $50, bodum.com

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

A Sunny-Side Up Apron

Cotton apron, $22, nowdesigns.net for stores

Photo By: Aaron Graubart/Studio D

A Birdie Butter Dish

Aqua Bird ceramic butter dish, $6, worldmarket.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee

Elvis-Style Oatmeal Toppings

1/2 sliced banana + 2 teaspoons honey +1 tablespoon peanut butter in Burst 6"-diameter melamine bowl, $18 for a set of 6, zak.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

Egg and Bacon Spatulas

Tovolo Spatulart Fried Egg and Tasty Bacon flex nylon turners, $10 each, both amazon.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee

A Lime Green Juicer

IMUSA Chef Citrus Juicer in green, $25, bedbathandbeyond.com

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Cute Glasses

Juice glass, $16 for a set of 3, tag2u.com; Blossom glass tumbler, $3.50, crateandbarrel.com; Rooster and Egg juice glass, $6, fishseddy.com

Photo By: Philip Friedman, Alison Gootee, and Kevin Sweeny for Studio D

Food-for-Thought Egg Cups

Make International Word Range porcelain egg cups, $25 for a set of 4, amazon.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

A Sweet Dish Towel

Donut cotton tea towel, $17 for a set of 3, paper-source.com

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

A Cheery Mug

Teo Zirinis Let’s All Go and Have Breakfast 11-ounce ceramic coffee mug, $15, society6.com

Photo By: Aaron Graubart/Studio D

Silly Pancakes

Cut letters out of card stock, then use them to stencil a powdered-sugar message. Say What porcelain plate, $7, cb2.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

A Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Hamilton Beach breakfast sandwich maker, $30, amazon.com

Photo By: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

The Speediest Egg Cooker

Egpro Micro egg cooker, $7, casa.com

Photo By: Aaron Graubart/Studio D

Smoothies

Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Mix up these sweet smoothies in a blender. Find the recipes for Orange Cream, Strawberry Shortcake, and Key Lime Pie at the link below

Photo by: Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

Alison Gootee (food styling, Khalil Hymore)

Lunch

Kale Brunch Salad

Kale Brunch Salad

Add vegetables and two poached eggs to kale to make a delicious brunch salad for holiday guests.

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Snacks

Cooking Channel Apricot Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Recipe

Cooking Channel Apricot Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Recipe

This Halloween, make a sweet and salty trail mix treat, that is also healthy, out if dried fruit, toasted nuts and dark chocolate.

Photo by: Courtesy Sarah Copeland ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Courtesy Sarah Copeland, 2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Easy Dried Fruit Snacks

Easy Dried Fruit Snacks

Dried fruits, which are high in fiber, vitamins and complex carbohydrates, make an excellent snack food. They can either be air-dried or left in a conventional oven to dry out. Dry orange slices in the same way to use as holiday decorations.

Get the Recipe: Dried Fruit

Dinner

Greek Chicken-Stuffed Pitas

Greek Chicken-Stuffed Pitas

Get the Recipe: Chicken-Stuffed Pitas

Dessert

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