68 Healthy Recipes for 2014

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 68 recipes that are more of the healthy variety to help you start 2014 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. Mango-Pineapple Salsa
11. Perfect Homemade Popcorn
12. Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip & Pecan Granola Bars
13. Red Pepper Hummus
14. Red, White & Blue Firecracker Popsicles
15. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
16. Traditional Hummus
17. White Bean and Garlic Scape Dip


18. Apple Cinnamon-Raisin & Walnut Baked Oatmeal
19. Baked Oatmeal
20. Basic Green Smoothie
21. DIY: Homemade Greek Yogurt
22. Fruit and Almond Granola
23. Herbed-Baked Eggs
24. Homemade Granola
25. Maple-Hazelnut Oatmeal
26. Perfect Scrambled Eggs


27. Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
28. Banana-Nut Oat Bran Muffins
29. Egg Muffins
30. Oatmeal Muffins with Dates, Cranberries & Pecans
31. Raisin Bran Muffins


32. Beef Mushroom Barley Soup
33. Butternut Squash Soup
34. Chicken Noodle Soup
35. Cobb Salad
36. Creamy Potato & Leek Soup
37. Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup
38. Gazpacho
39. Ham and Split Pea Soup
40. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
41. Italian Wedding Soup
42. Minestrone Soup
43. Panzanella
44. Pumpkin Soup with Apple & Spices
45. Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette
46. Taco Rice Salad
47. The Signature Salad
48. Turkey, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup
49. Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon, Mushrooms & Hard-Boiled Eggs

Main Dishes

50. Black Bean Burgers
51. Black Bean Mushroom Burgers
52. Chili-Rice Dinner
53. Chinese Beef and Broccoli
54. Grilled Fish Tacos
55. Homemade Sushi
56. Lighter Chicken Parmesan
57. Mushroom Barley Risotto
58. Pesto Chicken Salad
59. Roasted Shrimp and Orzo
60. Soba Noodle Stir-Fry with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce
61. Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

Side Dishes

62. Brussels Sprout Slaw
63. Creamy, Lighter Macaroni Salad
64. Grilled Corn
65. Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw
66. Potato Salad with Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette


67. Hearty Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
68. Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

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