83 Healthy Recipes to Start 2016!

83 Healthy Recipes to Start 2016! | browneyedbaker.com
83 Healthy Recipes to Start 2016! | browneyedbaker.com

It’s the first Monday after the first of the year, which means that many of you may be starting a diet, a new eating plan, a new fitness routine, or are generally resolving to be healthier this year. I’m right there with you, as I started my second Whole30 on Saturday! While I usually stick to indulgent desserts, comfort foods and appetizers, I do have a number of healthier recipes that will serve you well as you start the new year off on the right foot!

Appetizers/Snacks

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

Breakfast

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

Muffins

28. Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
29. Banana-Nut Oat Bran Muffins
30. Egg Muffins
31. Morning Glory Muffins
32. Oatmeal Muffins with Dates, Cranberries & Pecans
33. Overnight Chilled Plum-Oatmeal Pudding
34. Raisin Bran Muffins

MY OTHER RECIPES

Soups/Salads

35. Beef Mushroom Barley Soup
36. Butternut Squash Soup
37. Chicken Noodle Soup
38. Cobb Salad
39. Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing
40. Creamy Potato & Leek Soup
41. Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup
42. Gazpacho
43. Ham and Split Pea Soup
44. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
45. Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette
46. Italian Wedding Soup
47. Manhattan Clam Chowder
48. Minestrone Soup
49. My Mom’s Legendary Italian Salad Dressing
50. Panzanella
51. Pumpkin Soup with Apple & Spices
52. Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette
53. Taco Rice Salad
54. The Signature Salad
55. Turkey, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup
56. Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon, Mushrooms & Hard-Boiled Eggs
57. White Chicken Chili

Main Dishes

58. Black Bean Burgers
59. Black Bean Mushroom Burgers
60. Chili-Rice Dinner
61. Chinese Beef and Broccoli
62. Grilled Fish Tacos
63. Homemade Fish Sticks with Tartar Sauce
64. Homemade Sushi
65. Lighter Chicken Parmesan
66. Mushroom Barley Risotto
67. Pesto Chicken Salad
68. Roasted Shrimp and Orzo
69. Slow Cooker Beef Tips with Mushrooms and Egg Noodles
70. Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas
71. Slow Cooker Whole Roasted Chicken
72. Soba Noodle Stir-Fry with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce
73. Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

Side Dishes

74. Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Cranberries & Pine Nuts
75. Brussels Sprout Slaw
76. Creamy, Lighter Macaroni Salad
77. Grilled Corn
78. Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw
79. Potato Salad with Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette

Breads

80. DIY: Homemade Flour Tortillas
81. Hearty Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
82. Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread
83. Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

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