60 Healthy Recipes for 2013

Green Smoothie Recipe

No matter the year, no matter the circumstances, one thing is forever certain: January 1st ushers in resolutions by the truckload, and usually top among them is to lose weight, get healthy, get in shape, or something of that nature. It’s no secret that, as a general rule, I don’t eliminate anything from my diet. “Everything in moderation” is my mantra, but the start of the year is a great time to reset any bad habits you may have picked up over the holidays. Below are 60 recipes that are mostly of the healthy variety to help you start 2013 on the right foot. Enjoy!


1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
2. Crunchy Good-For-You Granola Bars
3. Black Bean Salsa
4. Fig, Date & Almond Granola Bars
5. Guacamole
6. Homemade Clif Bars
7. Homemade Restaurant-Style Salsa
8. Homemade Tropical Trail Mix
9. Lavash Crackers
10. Perfect Homemade Popcorn
11. Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip & Pecan Granola Bars
12. Red Pepper Hummus
13. Red, White & Blue Firecracker Popsicles
14. Traditional Hummus
15. White Bean and Garlic Scape Dip


16. Baked Oatmeal
17. Basic Green Smoothie
18. Fruit and Almond Granola
19. Herbed-Baked Eggs
20. Homemade Granola
21. Maple-Hazelnut Oatmeal
22. Perfect Scrambled Eggs


23. Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
24. Banana-Nut Oat Bran Muffins
25. Egg Muffins
26. Oatmeal Muffins with Dates, Cranberries & Pecans
27. Raisin Bran Muffins


28. Beef Mushroom Barley Soup
29. Butternut Squash Soup
30. Chicken Noodle Soup
31. Cobb Salad
32. Creamy Potato & Leek Soup
33. Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup
34. Gazpacho
35. Ham and Split Pea Soup
36. Italian Wedding Soup
37. Minestrone Soup
38. Panzanella
39. Pumpkin Soup with Apple & Spices
40. Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette
41. Taco Rice Salad
42. The Signature Salad
43. Turkey, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

Main Dishes

44. Black Bean Burgers
45. Black Bean Mushroom Burgers
46. Chili-Rice Dinner
47. Grilled Fish Tacos
48. Homemade Sushi
49. Lighter Chicken Parmesan
50. Mushroom Barley Risotto
51. Roasted Shrimp and Orzo
52. Soba Noodle Stir-Fry with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce
53. Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

Side Dishes

54. Brussels Sprout Slaw
55. Creamy, Lighter Macaroni Salad
56. Grilled Corn
57. Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw
58. Potato Salad with Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette


59. Hearty Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
60. Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

What are some of your favorite light recipes? Feel free to share them below!