Healthy & Hearty for 2017

Our Favorite Recipes for the New Year

Juice cleanses and detoxes are not for everyone, especially if you love food as much as we do! If the feeling is mutual, check out a few of our favorite healthy AND hearty meals to help you get back on track for the New Year, without sacrificing flavor or a full belly!




Chili is one of those dishes that can go either way. Add tons of rich meat and pile on the cheese and it's not exactly health food. However, amp up the veggies, legumes or beans and you have a complete balanced and healthy meal perfect for cold winter nights!

Lentil and Kabocha Squash Chili with Cashew Sour Cream by @wholeheartedeats
Made with smoky lentils and roasted winter squash, this vegan chili spiced with cocoa, cumin, smoked paprika and cinnamon will satisfy even the hungriest carnivores!


Turkey Chili by @ambitiouskitchen
This turkey chili packs 30 grams of protein and 17 grams of fiber per serving!
Cauliflower Nachos With Black Bean & Vegetarian Chocolate Chili by @fromthelandweliveon
Who says you can't have nachos in the New Year? The base of these is made from cornmeal crusted cauliflower that is baked until crispy, then topped with a chocolate spiked vegetarian chili and spicy homemade pickled jalapeños!


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Dinner Salads
We know what you're thinking, "Salad for Dinner?! No thanks!" But these renditions will change your mind!
Getting your New Year greens is easy when they come in the form of this filling salad.
Citrus, Avocado and Cucumber Salad by @whatsgabycookin
Top with seared salmon or roasted chicken for a complete meal.
Iceberg 'Wedge' Salad with Crispy Bacon, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Blue Cheese and Buttermilk Dressing by @pennyflood
Okay, iceberg may not be the most nutritious lettuce option, but it certainly makes a tasty canvas for all of the amazing toppings in this clever riff on a wedge salad!


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One Pot Meals
It's easy to stick to a healthy habits when recipes require just one pot or pan!


Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with Sweet Peppers, Olives and Feta by @savorynothings
Just toss everything on a sheet pan and set it in the oven to roast and dinner is ready in less than an hour, with just one pan to wash!
One Pot Spicy Chickpea Coconut Curry by @makingthymeforhealth
Just 30 minutes needed to pull together this one pot curry spiced with ginger, jalapeños, garam masala, cumin, smoked paprika & cayenne!
Winter Shakshuka with Leeks, Cauliflower and Swiss Chard by @husbandsthatcook
When all else fails, make eggs for dinner! Baked eggs are super quick and easy, and are a great source of protein. Bonus points for adding lots of fresh veggies as seen here!
One Pot Bone Broth Pasta with Butternut Squash and Kale
Our original recipe for this creamy one pot pasta cooks using a similar method normally used in making risotto, however it's much easier and takes a lot less time. The bone broth will add great flavor & boost the protein!


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Yes, you can have dessert....
Trying to cut out dessert completely in 2017? If this is too tall a hill to climb, try these compromises!
Salted Chocolate and Pistachio Coconut Butter Dipped Oranges by @reclaimingyesterday
A healthy treat that takes just minutes to make! Experiment with different toppings to sprinkle on the chocolate and coconut butter before it sets like chopped hazelnuts, freeze dried berries, or even chopped candied ginger.
Chocolate Cups with Avocado Coconut Cream by @erinireland
Vegan, refined sugar free and packed with healthy fats, these are a treat you can feel good about eating!
Almond and Pistachio Coconut Caramel Corn by @Mississippivegan
A vegan caramel made from coconut oil and maple syrup binds this sweet & salty confection together.


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