45 Easy Healthy Recipes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Here we have listed 45 easy healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In this article, you can find vegetarian, vegan, low calorie, gluten-free, paleo, raw, desserts, and smoothie and juicing recipes.

Easy Healthy Recipes for Breakfast

Creamy Strawberry Oatmeal

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This oatmeal is a true healthy breakfast treat. It is so rich and creamy that you may find yourself going for seconds or thirds. At least you won’t feel guilty for it!
 
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • a dash of cinnamon
 
Instructions
  1. Combine oats, water, milk, and sliced banana in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. While the oatmeal is heating up, wash and slice the strawberries.
  3. After 5-6 minutes of cooking, the oatmeal will start to bubble and this is the time to start fluffing it. Whisk the oatmeal with a spatula, and after a minute or so remove it from the stovetop.
  4. Top it with the sliced strawberries, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon to taste.
 
Note: Use frozen berries in the winter months, but be sure to choose the unsweetened varieties. You can also add a little bit of raisins for a sweetened taste.
 
Nutrition Information:
 
Calories: 270 Fat: 3.7g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 52.3g Fiber: 6.7g Protein: 10.7g
 

Savory Zucchini Muffins

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What better things to do on a Saturday morning than bake a big batch of muffins that you can enjoy all throughout the upcoming week. This time we’re making savory zucchini muffins. These are great for a healthy breakfast treat.
 
 
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup oat bran
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup zucchini
  • ½ cup carrots
  • fresh dill
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 440°F. Place some muffin cups in your muffin pan.
  2. Shred the zucchini and the carrots and transfer them in a small bowl.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients and mix everything together.
  4. Fold the shredded vegetables in the muffin batter, add the fresh dill and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the muffin tops are golden brown.
 
Note: Next time instead of zucchini add some broccoli florets, and swap the carrots for some red bell peppers.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 155 Fat: 3g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 5g Protein: 6g
 

Leek and Carrot Frittata for Healthy Breakfast

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This frittata is very cheap and delicious, and it works with almost every vegetable on the planet. You can serve it hot for dinner and cold the next day for healthy breakfast or lunch.
 
 
 
Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 2 leeks salt and pepper
  • 4 carrots
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 egg whites
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup skim mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon dry parsley
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet.
  3. Chop the leeks and carrots and add them to the hot skillet. Season them with salt, pepper, and dry parsley. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until the veggies get soft and caramelized.
  4. Whisk the eggs and egg whites with the milk and season them with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the veggies and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the cheese over the frittata and bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is all melted.
  7. Enjoy.
 
Note: If you want your frittata to be even cheesier, skip the milk and add ½ cup of fresh ricotta cheese
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 268 Fat: 16.8g Carbohydrates: 15.1g Fiber: 2.3g Protein: 19.4g
 

Easy and Healthy Breakfast Tacos

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These healthy breakfast tacos are ideal for those mornings when you just know you’ll have a hectic day. They’re spiced up with a Mexican flare and a Greek kick.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 4 whole wheat small tacos
  • 1 avocado
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • ½ cucumber, shredded
  • a few black olives
  • fresh dill
 
Instructions
  1. Toast the taco shells in a toaster or heat them up in a microwave.
  2. Cut and peel the avocado, remove the pit, and mash it with the juice of one lemon.
  3. Shred the cucumber and combine it with the cottage cheese and the fresh dill.
  4. Spread ¼ of the avocado mash on each taco shell, top with red bell pepper slices and sliced black olives, and finish off with a dollop of the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Repeat until all 4 tacos are filled.
 
Note: This is a really good head start recipe that you can always tweak depending on what you have on hand. Swap the cottage cheese dip with some hummus, add beans, or use leafy greens instead of the red bell pepper.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 343 Fat: 12.3g Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 11.6g Protein: 8.4g
 

Mayo-Less Italian Potato Salad for a Simple Healthy Meal

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This recipe is the perfect example of using smart substitutes for a simple healthy meal. We’re replacing the fattening mayo with plain Greek yogurt. This will give us the same amount of richness without the calories.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • pound small potatoes, quartered
  • ½ pound Bok Choy, chopped
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup black olives, halved
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • fresh parsley, chopped
 
Instructions
  1. Fill a large pot with water, generously season it with salt, and let it come to a boil.
  2. Cook the potatoes in the salted boiling water for 15 minutes, or until they get fork tender.
  3. Add the Bok Choy in the boiling water in the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  4. Drain the potatoes and bok choy, transfer them to a large mixing bowl, and add the onion, olives and parsley.
  5. Mix in the Greek yogurt and combine everything together. Serve and enjoy.
 
Note: Swap the bok choy with some chopped arugula for a crunchier salad.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 263 Fat: 5.9g Saturated fat: 1.2g Carbohydrates: 30.7g Fiber: 2.4g Protein: 4.6g
 

Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes

Baked Mushroom Polenta

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Luscious polenta combined with amazing garlicky sautéed mushrooms, spiced up with dry basil and mint, and baked until crispy. This quick lunch is a true pleasure in a bowl.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup quick-cooking polenta
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 small spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups water
  • dry basil
  • dry mint
  • salt and pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sauté the sliced mushrooms in the olive oil for 7-8 minutes, then add the spring onions and garlic, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, add the two cups of water in a small saucepan with a generous pinch of salt and pepper, and wait for the water to come to a boil. Add the polenta, reduce to a low simmer, and whisk the polenta for 2-3 minutes, making sure that there are no lumps.
  5. Remove the polenta from the stove, add the olive oil and the dry herbs, and leave it cool for a few minutes.
  6. Layer the mushrooms on the bottom of a large baking pan that you’ve sprayed with some cooking spray.
  7. Pour the polenta all over the mushrooms and bake for 10-15 minutes in your preheated oven.
 
Note: Serve with a side of simple tomato and cucumber salad.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 283 Fat: 14.2g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 36.1g Sugar: 1.4g Fiber: 4.9g Protein: 5.6g
 

Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Red Pepper

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This dish is not only a great head-start to keep in your fridge and enjoy during the upcoming week, it is also extremely versatile. Just use whatever veggies you have on hand and it will taste amazing.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 large leeks, slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • fresh mint
  • dry thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Preheat a non-stick skillet coated with the olive oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add the peppers, mushrooms, leeks, and garlic in the skillet and cook until just tender. Add the spices and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Mix in the rice and transfer to a large baking dish coated with some cooking spray.
  5. Add the water and the tomato sauce and bake covered with aluminum foil for 40 minutes. After 40 minutes, uncover and bake for another 20 minutes until the rice is cooked through and forms a nice golden crust.
 
Note: Serve the pie with some crunchy coleslaw made with red cabbage and shredded carrots, drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 298 Fat: 8.7g Saturated fat: 1.3g Carbohydrates: 50.6g Sugar: 4.9g Fiber: 4.3g Protein: 6.8g
 

Zucchini and Carrot Sauté

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Sautéed fresh veggies have a nice depth of flavor without tons of calories. For this recipe, we’ll sauté zucchini and carrot strips with delicious caramelized onions, and a couple of teaspoons of maple syrup for some added sweetness.
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 4 large carrots
  • 1 large red onion
  • ⅓ cup frozen corn, defrosted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ⅓ cup basic tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • fresh mint
  • dry basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat a non-stick skillet coated with some olive oil over medium high heat.
  2. Cut the zucchinis and the carrots into large chunks. Slice the onion.
  3. Add the veggies in the hot skillet along with some salt and pepper to taste. Saute them until they get caramelized and juicy. This usually takes about 10 minutes over medium high heat.
  4. Add the defrosted corn, maple syrup, and the herbs. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Finally, add the tomato sauce and cook until heated through and bubbly. Serve.
 
Note: This dish is best served alongside a fresh iceberg salad with some cherry tomatoes.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 312 Fat: 15g Saturated fat: 2.1g Carbohydrates: 43.3g Sugar: 21.6g Fiber: 10.5g Protein: 6.5g
 

Easy Red Lentil Soup for Lunch

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This soup combines the best of both worlds: warm dish in a bowl and tasty dinner in just 30 minutes. The cauliflower and the red lentils make it hearty enough to stand as a dish on its own, and the chili gives it a nice kick.
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 small cauliflower
  • 4 large carrots
  • 3 large leeks
  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ⅔ cup red lentils
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups veggie broth
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons dry mint
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium low heat.
  2. Cut the veggies into pretty large chunks and add them to the hot pot. Sauté the veggies with the spices for 3-4 minutes, or until they soften up a bit.
  3. In the meantime, gently wash the lentils.
  4. Add the lentils to the sautéed veggies along with the veggie broth and the water, and bring the soup to a boil. After the soup boils, cover it and lower the heat, allowing it to simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  5. Once the veggies are soft and the lentils are cooked through, blend everything together using a stick blender. Serve hot with an extra sprinkle of mint.
 
Note: Enjoy your warm bowl of soup with a slice of crusty bread or some crispy herbed croutons.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 307 Fat: 7.9g Saturated fat: 1.1g Carbohydrates: 49.3g Sugar: 12.5g Fiber: 17.8g Protein: 13.4g
 

Easy Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Dark Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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This chocolate banana smoothie recipe is appetizing in every single way: either drink it warmed up or at room temperature in winter, or add ice cubes on the hot summer days. Works great both for healthy breakfast and as a post-workout snack.
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
 
Instructions
  1. Blend the liquid ingredients for 10-20 seconds.
  2. Add the banana and blend for another 20-30 seconds, or until creamy. Enjoy!
 
Note: You can also add a tablespoon of peanut or almond butter to your smoothie, but keep in mind that using nut butters will increase the calories and the fat content.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 190 Fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 37.8g Sugar: 17g Fiber: 5.6g Protein: 4.8g
 

Carrot Ginger Ale Smoothie

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This healthy smoothie is inspired by the classic ginger ale soft drink, but it comes with a carrot twist and a lot more health benefits.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 4 large carrots
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup ice
 
Instructions
  1. Blend the orange juice, lemon juice, ice, and honey for 20 seconds at high speed.
  2. Add the carrots and the ginger, and blend on the highest setting possible until the carrots are all broken down and everything is well combined.
  3. Transfer to a cup or a portable jar and enjoy!
 
Note: You can add a splash of sparkling water right over your smoothie once you pour it into the glasses.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 169 Fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 39.5g Fiber: 5.1g Protein: 2.8g
 

Healthy Mixed Berry Smoothie

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This healthy smoothie tastes just like a sweet berry milkshake, but it is completely guilt-free and very good for you.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • a dash of cinnamon
 
Instructions
  1. Blend the milk, honey, and cinnamon for 10 seconds at high speed.
  2. Add the mixed berries and blend for a full minute on the highest setting possible.
  3. Transfer to a cup or a portable jar and enjoy!
 
Note: Blending the berries for a full minute at a very high speed will break down some of their seeds and make the smoothie a lot creamier. The seeds are where all the antioxidants are, so you want to make sure you drink them up as well.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Serving size: 2 Calories: 272 Fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 64.4g Fiber: 8.8g Protein: 5.5g
 

Healthy Raspberry Orange Smoothie Recipe

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Tart raspberries, acidic orange juice, and sweet apples: this healthy smoothie is the perfect blend of all amazing flavors for an exciting breakfast on the go.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice a dash of cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 Honey crisp apple
  • a dash of cinnamon
 
Instructions
  1. Blend the orange juice with the water and the cinnamon for 30 seconds on high speed, or until frothy.
  2. Chop the apple and transfer it to the blender along with the frozen raspberries.
  3. Blend for a minute on high speed, or until well combined.
  4. Transfer to a cup or a portable jar and enjoy!
 
Note: The cinnamon provides some underlining spice and brings out the sweetness from the fruits, but you can add a bit of honey if you like your smoothie to be on the sweeter side.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Serving size: 2 Calories: 250 Fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 62.7g Fiber: 8.3g Protein: 2.2g
 

Creamy Avocado Smoothie Recipe

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Not only do avocados taste amazing, but they are also a true nutritional powerhouse. Sit back and enjoy this healthy smoothie that is loaded with heart-healthy fats and antioxidants.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
 
Instructions
  1. Blend the orange juice, coconut water, and almond butter for 30 seconds on high speed.
  2. Add the spinach and the avocado and blend for another 10-20 seconds.
  3. Add your fruits and blend until well combined.
  4. Transfer to a cup or a portable jar and enjoy!
 
Note: The almond butter provides some nutty crunch to balance the creaminess of the avocado, but by all means skip it if you prefer your smoothie to be as creamy as possible.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 322 Fat: 24.6g Carbohydrates: 24.8g Fiber: 5.4g Protein:
 

Tropical Pineapple Smoothie

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This healthy smoothie is sweet and tart at the same time, and comes packed with Vitamin C and fiber.
 
 
 
 
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup pineapple, cubed
  • 1 peach, chopped
  • a dash of cinnamon
  • a splash of water (if needed)
 
Instructions
  1. Juice the grapefruit straight in your blender cup using a citrus juicer.
  2. Add a dash of cinnamon and blend for 5 seconds.
  3. Add all your fruits and blend until smooth. If your grapefruit wasn’t really juicy and you find your smoothie to be a bit on the thick side, add a splash of water and blend for 10 more seconds.
  4. Transfer to a cup or a portable jar and enjoy!
 
Note: The smoothie should be sweet enough from the banana and the peaches, but you can add a teaspoon of honey if you feel the tartness of the grapefruit and pineapple is overpowering.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 267 Fat: 0.6g Carbohydrates: 68.4g Fiber: 8.8g Protein: 3.8g
 

Easy Healthy Low-Calorie Recipes for Lunch

10-Minute Brussels Sprouts

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A lot of people tend to stray away from Brussels sprouts thinking that they can’t possibly taste good. This healthy meal recipe will show you how to love this green vegetable and soon it will surely become a staple lunch or dinner option.
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • the juice from one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh mint
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Rinse the Brussels sprouts and cut them in halves.
  2. Steam the Brussels sprouts for about 5-6 minutes, or until they are tender on the outside, but still firm in the middle.
  3. Rinse the sprouts and make sure to drain them thoroughly. You want them to be as dry as possible.
  4. In the meantime, heat up the olive oil in a small skillet, and add the garlic.
  5. Sautee the garlic for 2 minutes, add the Brussels sprouts and cook them for around 5-6 minutes, flipping them once halfway through. Season your veggies with some salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve with lemon juice and fresh mint.
 
Note: You can serve these Brussels sprouts with our creamy, low-carb cauliflower puree.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 111 Fat: 7.4g Saturated fat: 1.1g Carbohydrates: 11.7g Sugar: 2.7g Fiber: 4.2g Protein: 3.5g
 

Healthy Cauliflower Puree

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This cauliflower mash is the perfect, low-calorie substitute for the regular mashed potatoes. It’s a simple healthy meal that is lighter, and a lot more nutritious, but still very tasty.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 small carrots, diced
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • fresh dill
  • fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the cauliflower into medium-sized florets and steam it for 15 minutes or until fork-tender.
  2. While the cauliflower is steaming, chop the onions and the carrots, and mince the garlic.
  3. Sautee your chopped veggies in a non-stick pan coated with a thin layer of cooking spray until the carrots are soft and the onions are translucent.
  4. Add the hot cauliflower to a blender along with the sautéed carrots and onions. Blend for about 1 minute or until the mixture is thick and smooth.
  5. Add the Greek yogurt and the spices and blend for another 30 seconds. Generously season your mashed cauliflower with some salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve topped with a small dollop of Greek yogurt.
 
Note: You can use a regular potato masher if you don’t have a blender or a food processor. You can serve this cauliflower puree with our 10-minute brussels sprouts.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Serving size: 2 Calories: 176 Fat: 0.3g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 33.9g Sugar: 16.5g Fiber: 10.9g Protein: 12.9g
 

Easiest Banana Pancakes

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These healthy breakfast pancakes are so easy; you won’t even feel like you’re cooking while making them. Use this healthy recipe for those days when you want to hit the snooze button one too many times before getting up for work or school.
 
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon real maple syrup
  • a dash of cinnamon
 
Instructions
  1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium low heat and coat it with some coconut oil.
  2. Mash the banana, whisk the egg, and combine them together with some cinnamon.
  3. Cook the pancakes for 2 minutes on each side, like you would with regular pancakes.
  4. Drizzle with some maple syrup and serve while hot.
 
Note: Using ripe bananas will make your pancakes sweet without the need of adding any additional sweeteners. This is a great recipe for using those brown bananas that you just don’t feel like eating.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Serving size: 1 Calories: 178 Fat: 6g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 26g Fiber: 2g Protein: 8g
 

Creamy Broccoli Soup

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We are letting the broccoli shine as the star of this healthy meal by combining it with a touch of low-fat crème Fraiche and fresh herbs
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 small head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • ½ small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups veggie broth
  • ½ cup low-fat crème Fraiche
  • fresh coriander
  • fresh mint
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Coat a non-stick skillet with some cooking spray and heat it over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the onions and the garlic for 3-4 minutes or until they turn translucent.
  3. Add the broccoli florets and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Pour the veggie broth along with the coriander and the mint, let it sit for 1-2 minutes, and then remove from the stovetop. Depending on the saltiness of your broth you may need to add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  5. Transfer to a blender and blend for 15-20 seconds at a high speed.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy.
 
Note: This soup will work very well with cauliflower as well, but keep in mind that cauliflower takes more time to cook.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 154 Fat: 3.6g Saturated fat: 1.7g Carbohydrates: 24.7g Sugar: 8.1g Fiber: 7.8g Protein: 10.1g
 

Healthy Simple Greek Salad

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This tasty Greek salad combines all the healthy flavors from the Mediterranean. It is packed with fresh veggies, creamy feta cheese, healthy fats from the olives and olive oil; and rounded with some bright acidity from the lemon juice. Enjoy this healthy meal for lunch or dinner.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 oz. feta cheese
  • 6 Kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • juice from one lemon
  • dry oregano
  • salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the tomatoes and cucumbers into bite-sized pieces. Slice the red onion.
  2. Add the chopped veggies to a large salad bowl and season them with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add two tablespoons of olive oil and the juice from one lemon. Toss everything together.
  4. Add the black olives to the salad and crumble the feta cheese right over the top.
  5. Add a pinch of dry oregano and enjoy.
 
Note: If you want your Greek salad to be on the sweet side use some juicy cherry tomatoes and red bell pepper.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 271 Fat: 15.6g Saturated fat: 5.6g Carbohydrates: 28.9g Sugar: 10.8g Fiber: 6.7g Protein: 8.8g
 

Pineapple Coconut Juice

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The coconut flesh is rich in electrolytes that balance the pH levels in your blood; pineapple is filled with vitamins and minerals, and the lemon gives this juice a bright taste.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 large pineapple
  • 1 young coconut
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 apple
 
Instructions
  1. Run the apple, pineapple, and lemon through your juicer.
  2. Cut the top off the young coconut, drain the water in a large bowl, and scoop out all the flesh.
  3. Run the flesh of the coconut along with ½ cup of the coconut water through your juicer.
  4. Serve in a tall cocktail glass and enjoy!
 
Note: You can add more apples or even pears if you want your juice to be on the sweeter side.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 262 Fat: 6.6g Carbohydrates: 49.6g Fiber: 8.9g Protein: 4.1g
 
You may also like our article: Benefits of Juicing
 

Healthy Glowing Skin Juice

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This juice is just loaded with antioxidants and flavonoids. Drink it once a day for 3 weeks and your skin will shine like it never has before.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup kale
  • ½ head romaine lettuce
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 2 green apples
  • 2 pears
  • 1 lemon
 
Instructions
  1. Start by juicing the kale and the romaine lettuce.
  2. Follow with the pear to wash the veggies from your juicer.
  3. Next add the celery, and finish with the green apples.
  4. Chill and serve in a tall glass. Enjoy!
 
Note: You can sub the kale for some spinach, and add some pineapple along with the pear and apples.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 222 Fat: 0.4g Carbohydrates: 56.3g Fiber: 11g Protein: 4.8g
 

Easy Healthy Recipes for Dinner

Healthy Pumpkin with Soy Chunks (Gluten Free)

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If you need a gluten-free dish then this pumpkin meal is a perfect solution for you. It is also great for a health-conscious person and it even tastes good.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 300g pumpkin
  • A pinch of black seeds
  • A pinch of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 50g of soy chunks
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 4 green chilies
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
 
Instructions
  1. Peel the pumpkin. Cut it into semi-big chunks.
  2. Heat the oil into a large pan. Fry the onions and garlic.
  3. Add the seeds and stir. Now add the soy chunks.
  4. Toss for 30 seconds and pour some water into it. Cover with a lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Now throw in the pumpkin chunks and stir. Add the salt and chilies.

Spaghetti with Juicy Mushrooms

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This spaghetti with mushrooms is a wonderful gluten-free option for the whole family to enjoy. Great for an easy, beginner’s recipe.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 250g Gluten-free Spaghetti or Linguine
  • ½ cup of mushroom
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of oregano
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp of raw honey
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the mushrooms into halves. Set aside for now.
  2. Boil the spaghetti in salted water for 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and fry the mushrooms. Add the honey, the
  4. sauce and the salt.
  5. Stir for about 2 minutes. Now throw in the boiled spaghetti and stir.
  6. Add the oregano. Toss for another 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot.

Carrot Delight

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This carrot delight is a wonderful creamy dessert that even kids would like it. It is easy to make and sweet to taste.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of shredded carrot
  • 4 tbsp of shredded coconut
  • 2 cup of coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp of raw honey
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • A pinch of cardamom
  • 1 tbsp of almond butter
 
Instructions
  1. In a nonstick pan, melt the butter. Fry the shredded coconut and the shredded carrots. Toss around for 2 minutes.
  2. Now add all the spices and stir.
  3. Pour in the milk once the carrots are transparent.
  4. Cook until the carrots are boiled.
  5. Add the honey and stir.
  6. Adjust the thickness and then take off the heat.
  7. Let it cool down.
  8. Serve cold.

Carrot, Celery, Mushroom Stir Fry

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This carrot, celery, mushroom stir fry is packed with healthy ingredients. If you are watching your weight and are health conscious you have nothing to worry about.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 4 celery, diced
  • ½ cup of mushrooms, chopped
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 red chilies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
 
Instructions
  1. In a pan, heat the oil and fry the garlic.
  2. Add the fenugreek seeds and toss.
  3. Add the veggies and season them. Throw in the mushrooms and toss.
  4. Pour in the soy sauce and stir for another 2 minutes.
  5. Adjust the seasoning. Add the coriander.
  6. Take off the heat and serve hot.
 
Note: You can also add a yellow squash to the recipe or any other vegetable you really like.
 

Collard Leaf Surprise

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This collard leaf surprise is a simple and healthy recipe. Great for WeightWatchers and it tastes good too.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • A handful of collard leaves
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 4 almonds, chopped
  • 2 tsp of shredded coconut
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • A pinch of cumin
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
 
Instructions
  1. Chop the mushrooms really thinly and set them aside.
  2. In a pan, heat up the oil and throw in the almonds, the onions and the shredded coconut.
  3. Toss around for 2 minutes and then throw in the mushrooms.
  4. Add the salt, pepper, and cumin. Add the chilies.
  5. Finally, throw in the coriander.
  6. Stir for about 2 minutes and take off the heat.
  7. Now in a plain surface, place your collard leaf, one at a time and fill the center with the mushroom mixture.
  8. Wrap the collard leaf really tightly.
  9. Now repeat the process with the rest of the leaves.

Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Potato Stew

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This pumpkin potato stew is a great recipe for a Paleo lover. It is easy and quick to prepare and it tastes good. A perfect healthy meal for a cold day.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 medium pumpkin, peeled, corded
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, corded
  • 4 carrots
  • 3 potatoes, peeled
  • 6 cup of vegetable broth
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp of cumin paste
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tsp of pepper
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the pumpkins, potatoes, butternut squash into 1.5 cm cubes. Cut the carrots into circles.
  2. In a slow cooker, heat the oil and fry the onions for 30 seconds. Throw in all the veggies and toss them around for 5 minutes.
  3. Add all the spices and the seasoning.
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and cover with a lid.
  5. Cook for nearly 1 hour and serve hot.
 
Note: You can also add kidney beans to the stew.
 

Coconut Mushroom Soup

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This creamy coconut mushroom soup is Paleo-friendly and delicious. If you love coconut then this soup will become one of your favorites.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of white mushrooms
  • ½ cup of shredded coconut
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 3 cup of water
  • 4-6 cashew nuts
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 1 celery, chopped
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • ⅓ tsp of sugar
  • Fresh coriander
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of white pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the white mushrooms into thin slices and set aside for now.
  2. In a crockpot, heat your olive oil. Fry the onions, cashew nuts, carrots, and the shredded coconut for nearly 3 minutes.
  3. Now add the mushrooms and toss for about 3 minutes.
  4. Throw in the green chilies, the celery and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour in the milk and stir for 2 minutes.
  6. Finally pour in the water and cover with a lid.
  7. Cook on low heat for 50 minutes.
  8. Now add the coriander, the sugar.
  9. Serve hot.
 
Note: You can substitute olive oil with coconut oil instead and you can also add some carrots to the soup.
 

Chicken with Onion

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This is a simple chicken dinner that can be served with vegetables or as is. It is easy and simple to make, and it doesn’t require hours of cooking.
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 large onions
  • 4 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp of soy sauce
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the chicken breasts into medium chunks.
  2. Dice the onions coarsely. Split the chilies.
  3. In a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the onions for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the ginger-garlic paste and stir.
  5. Add the cumin and pepper, salt to it. Toss around for 1 minute.
  6. Now add the chicken chunks and stir for 4 minutes. Pour the soy sauce and stir for 5 minutes. Cook on low heat with the lid on for 3 minutes.
  7. Throw in the green chilies.
  8. Toss for another 2 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with bread or rice.

Easy Healthy Raw Lunch or Dinners

Cucumber, Tomato, Carrot Salad

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This cucumber, tomato, carrot salad is really simple with a nice crunch, low in calories and in fat. Great for people who are watching their diet, but delicious for those who aren’t, as well.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 yellow tomato, diced
  • 1 carrot, cut into sticks
  • 1 tbsp of fat-free sour cream
  • 1 chili, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Squeeze the juice out of the ingredients using your hand.
  3. That way the flavor would really come out.
  4. Serve fresh

Cucumber, Tomato, Lettuce Salad

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This simple cucumber, tomato, lettuce salad is great as a side dish or a quick lunch option. It’s a tasty and wonderful light meal.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 red tomatoes
  • A handful of lettuce
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp of fat-free mayo
  • A pinch of black pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Cut the cucumber into thin sticks.
  2. Cut the tomatoes into halves and then cut it lengthwise into 1cm thick pieces.
  3. In a bowl, mix the cucumber, tomato with salt, pepper.
  4. Add the mayo and toss around.
  5. Serve on top of the lettuce leaves.
 
Note: You can substitute fat-free mayo for olive oil instead. Also, you can add a hard-boiled egg to the salad.
 

Radish, Papaya, Kale Salad

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This radish, papaya, kale salad is for all the radish lovers. This is a great refreshing summer salad. It’s an excellent way to mix up the menu and it looks great on the table too.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 3 radishes, peeled, sliced thinly
  • Half of unripe papaya, sliced
  • 1 kale, thinly chopped
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Lemon zest
  • A pinch of sea salt
 
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, throw in all the vegetables.
  2. Add the lemon zest and the salt. Toss it well.
  3. Finally, drizzle the olive oil and again mix.
  4. Serve fresh.
 
Note: You can substitute papaya for apples and you can add ripe avocado to the mix.
 

Delicious Fruit Salad

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The perfect fruit salad for a party or just for satisfying your cravings for sweets. It is healthy and would work with whatever fruits you choose or have on hand.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 6 strawberries
  • 6 kiwis
  • 10 raspberries
  • 1 banana
  • 10 grapes
  • Fresh mint
  • Fresh rosemary
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • A pinch of sea salt
 
Instructions
  1. Peel the banana and the kiwis. Cut them into circles.
  2. Cut the strawberries into thin slices.
  3. Cut the grapes and raspberries into halves.
  4. Now in a large bowl, combine all the fruits.
  5. Throw in the honey, salt, cinnamon and olive oil.
  6. Add the herbs and mix well.
  7. Serve fresh.
 
Note: Put it in the refrigerator and let it soak for a couple of hours to get even tastier results.
 

Cabbage, Carrot, Papaya, Coriander Salad

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This can be your healthy lunch or an excellent side dish for your dinner. It is tasty, easy to make with refreshing and simple ingredients.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 small baby cabbage
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 red onion
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • A pinch of oregano
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
 
Instructions
  1. Shred the carrot, cabbage, onion, coriander thinly.
  2. In a large bowl, throw all of them in.
  3. Add the oregano, pepper, salt and mix well.
  4. Drizzle the olive oil on top and again mix.
  5. Serve fresh.
 
Note: You can substitute papaya for watermelon.
 

Raw Cabbage and Carrot Roll

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This is perfect for your healthy lunch or snack. Easy to make and tastes even better.
 
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 carrots
  • 50g of papaya
  • 50g of cabbage
  • 4-6 cashew nuts
  • 4 almonds
  • A pinch of pepper
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • Fresh mint
 
Instructions
  1. Take the carrots and cut very thinly lengthwise. You would have thin long strips of carrots. Set aside for now.
  2. Chop the papaya.
  3. Remove the cabbage stem. Chop the cabbage but don’t chop all of the cabbage leaves, leave some for wrapping the carrot sticks in.
  4. Chop the cashew nuts and the almonds.
  5. In a bowl, combine the cabbage, papaya, cashew and the almonds. Add sea salt and pepper to it.
  6. Now place the carrot strips onto a cabbage leaf.
  7. Put the cabbage mix into the middle. Wrap the carrot up tightly in a cabbage leaf.
  8. Repeat with the rest of the carrot strips.
  9. Garnish with the mint on top.
 
Note: You can use Romaine lettuce instead of cabbage.
 

Yummy Spicy Ripe Mango Delight

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This Mango Delight is perfect to spice up your day. It can be a side dish or you can eat it as is. Enjoy the unique sweet and spicy taste!
 
 
 
 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe mangoes
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 onion
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • ½ tsp of honey
 
Instructions
  1. Peel the mangoes and take out the stem.
  2. Chop the chilies and the onion. Blend the mustard seeds using a wooden spoon or use the blender if preferred.
  3. Cut the mangoes into thin slices.
  4. Now in a large bowl, combine all the ingredients together.
  5. Hand mix and squeeze well so the juice comes out a little.
  6. Serve immediately.

Raw Beet Salad

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This raw beet salad is cheap, fresh, and easy to prepare. It’s a perfect healthy lunch packed with vitamins when our immune system really needs a boost.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 raw red beet, peeled and grated
  • 1 small celery root, peeled and grated
  • 1 raw carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 apple – cored, peeled, and cubed
  • pinch of salt and pepper
 
Instructions
  1. Mix the vinegar, olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard in a small bowl.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the carrot, beet, apple, and celery root on the plate and pour the dressing on.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
 
Note: You can also try sesame oil instead of olive oil or add some diced red bell peppers for more crunch and sweetness without adding more sugar. It also tastes best when left sitting in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 219 Fat: 14 g Carbohydrates: 22.2 g Fiber: 3.8 g Protein: 2.8 g
 

Raw Sweet Potato Salad

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This sweet potato salad is super healthy. Not to mention, it is simple and quick to make it too. You can enjoy it as a healthy lunch or a side dish for your dinner
 
 
 
Serves: 5
 
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups raw sweet potatoes, shredded and peeled
  • 1 cup cranberries, dried
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ⅔ cup pecans, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1½ teaspoons crushed fennel seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons dried crushed lavender
  • 2 pinches freshly ground black pepper to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Mix sweet potatoes, pecans, and cranberries all in a bowl.
  2. Mix olive oil, lavender, lemon juice, rice vinegar, black pepper, and fennel in a smaller bowl.
  3. Pour this dressing over the sweet potatoes mixture.
  4. Put it in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes.
 
Note: You can substitute white wine vinegar with rice vinegar. Crush the lavender and fennel before mixing it with the other ingredients.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 363 Fat: 21.6 g Carbohydrates: 44.1 g Sodium: 8 mg Fiber: 6.1 g Protein: 2.7 g
 

Refreshing Raw Cucumber Soup

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This cucumber soup is a great healthy option for people who want to lose weight. You can serve it cool or warm it up for those cold winter days. It is easy to make and tastes even better.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup squash, chopped
  • 1 cup avocado, chopped and peeled
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups water, room temperature
  • ½ large lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
 
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. You can add more water depending on how you like the consistency.
  3. Serve it cool or warm
 
Note: Instead of using dill you can also add a dash of cayenne and a handful of cilantro. Also, add a little more lemon juice if you find it to be too bland.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 137 Fat: 12.4 g Carbohydrates: 7.4 g Sodium: 300 mg Fiber: 3.2 g Protein: 1.6 g
 

Fresh and Easy Melon Soup

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This is an easy and quick melon soup that you can fix up in just 15 minutes. Great on a hot summer day or make it as a healthy dessert after dinner.
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of seedless honeydew melon, cubed
  • ¾ Coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut (optional)
 
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender, except the coconut.
  2. Blend until the mixture is desirably smooth.
  3. Sprinkle the coconut on top of the soup and enjoy!
 
Note: You can also substitute honeydew lemon with casaba melon.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 134 Fat: 9.2 g Carbohydrates: 13.6 g Sodium: 120 mg Fiber: 1.9 g Protein: 2.5 g
 

Easy Healthy Dessert Recipes

Coconut Covered Pineapple with Kiwi

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This dessert is a clear party favorite treat. It looks great and it tastes even better
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serves: 5
 
Ingredients
  • 1 small pineapple, chopped into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 kiwis, chopped into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • shredded coconut
  • a few skewers
 
Instructions
  1. Thread the pineapple and the kiwi chunks onto the skewers.
  2. Dip the fruit into the honey and then quickly transfer it and roll into the shredded coconut.
 
Note: Almost every fruit works well with this recipe, so be playful and try different combinations every time, like pears and cherries, or banana and seedless grapes.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 55 Fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 12g Sugar: 7g Fiber: 1g Protein: 1g
 

Simple Fruit Yogurt

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After you try this creamy fruit yogurt made with fresh peaches and Greek yogurt you will never reach for the store-bought variety. The Greek yogurt is really creamy and luscious, and the peaches are the star of this guilt-free dessert.
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 4 peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • a dash of cinnamon
 
Instructions
  1. Add everything to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Top with sliced peaches or some pomegranate seeds.
 
Note: You can substitute the peaches for some ripe apricots, mangoes, or a combination of colorful berries
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 80 Fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 16g Sugar: 11g Fiber: 2.3g Protein: 5.3g
 

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

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This dessert is as good as it gets. It’s the perfect sweet treat for when you want something fancy, but at the same time healthy and figure-friendly. You’ll never guess that it is not a real chocolate mousse!
 
 
 
 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup skim milk
 
Instructions
  1. Add the avocado to a food processor and pulse until it turns into a puree.
  2. Add the honey, cocoa powder, and milk to the avocado mixture. Pulse until you get a rich and creamy mousse.
 
Note: This dessert is so good; it can be served at dinner parties as well. Just add some light cream cheese and fresh strawberries on top.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 138 Fat: 7.6g Carbohydrates: 25.7g Sugar: 13.8g Fiber: 5.3g Protein: 3g
 

Sweet Apple Crisp

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This apple crisp is a crunchy dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth, but still, load you with vitamins and dietary fiber for a nutritious treat.
 
 
 
Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Gala apples
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • ¼ cup low-fat cream cheese
  • fresh nutmeg
  • a dash of cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons sunflower seeds
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat one teaspoon coconut oil in a non-stick skillet on medium-high heat. Make sure you use an ovenproof skillet.
  3. Chop the apples into bite-sized pieces, sprinkle them with the nutmeg and cinnamon, and cook for 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. You want the apples to get soft and moist.
  4. Remove the apples from the stove and transfer them to a small bowl.
  5. Add your seeds in the same skillet from the apples, follow with the cream cheese, and top with your apples.
  6. Bake for 5-10 minutes, or until the apples are nicely caramelized.
 
Note: You can change up this recipe depending on what you have on hand. Swap the apples with some pears, or chop up some walnuts and pecans instead of the seeds.
 
Nutrition Information
 
Calories: 268 Fat: 11.9g Saturated fat: 7g Carbohydrates: 26.7g Fiber: 6.4g Protein: 12g

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