Healthier Recipes

Healthier recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts, for every occasion. Delicious, nutritious, and kitchen-tested by our Healthstyles Coaches.

It is easier than ever to make healthy choices using your favorite tracking method: nutrition labels, hand size portions, and a MyFitnessPal barcode

Simple recipe for bread pudding with apples and cranberries

Warm and Inviting Cinnamon Cranberry Bread Pudding with Apples

Bread pudding with apples and cranberries is so simple to make and a true fail-proof dessert. Or is it for breakfast? You decide!

Is chia pudding vegan and gluten-free? Chia is naturally gluten free and this easy recipe makes chia pudding with soy milk.

Chia Pudding: Chocolate Strawberry Recipe

The way that chia pudding thickens is the fibre on the outside of each seed absorbs water and fluffs up into a gel. Chia seed easily absorbed and digested without being ground, but can also be blended for a smooth texture.

Plate with zucchini carrot muffins with apples on it. The carrots, apples and raisins are easy to see and look very moist.

Healthy & Hearty Zucchini Carrot Muffins with Apples

These are serious muffins! They’re the sort of muffins other muffins aspire to be. Moist, hearty, and delicious.

Homemade crispy and cheesy kale chips in oven or dehydrator, ready to eat

How to make Crisp and “Cheesy” Kale Chips in Oven (or Dehydrator)

I’m convinced that a lot of people’s bad experiences with kale start with poor prep. When all of your bite-sized pieces are in the mixing bowl, you’re going to start with oil, salt, and a massage! For the kale, not you. Sorry. But hey, book yourself a massage for later too. You deserve it!

When you need to use up spinach, make this easy vegetarian potato and white bean soup. Instant pot recipe.

White Bean Soup with Spinach and Potatoes

A lot of my recipes are born of “Holy guacamole I have a lot of [random ingredient]! What am I gonna do with it?” In this case, the ingredient was spinach.

Eating golden roasted beets or beetroot juice preworkout delivers a dose of nitrates, which may help you train better.

Golden Roasted Beets: A recipe for fresh beets

Golden roasted beets is the easy way to cook beets, adding so much color to your meal – the hardest part of this recipe is deciding what you want to eat your beetroot with!

Holiday mocktail recipe for Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosa, perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas Brunch, or new Year’s Eve

Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosa – a Holiday Mocktail

A drink everyone can enjoy, full of crisp fall flavors to make any holiday party extra festive. Everyone will be smiling while they sip this mocktail.

Blueberry crisps - easy single serving desserts made in ramekins

Individual Blueberry Crisps for 4

Blueberry crisps
Blueberry crumble
Blueberry croustade
Whatever you want to call it. It involves berries and a crispy, crumbly, topping.

Spinach Omelette with Feta

The key to a fluffy omelette is to use a whisk to beat the eggs rather than a fork, because the additional air incorporated will help your omelette come out fluffy and not tough.

Shredded beef in slow cooker made from sirloin tip roast is perfect for a family meal or meal prep

Balsamic Shredded Beef in Slow Cooker

Balsamic Shredded Beef in Slow Cooker – Simple and delicious, you’ll be able to use the left overs for many healthy meals during the week!

So quick and easy, you can have delicious high protein crepes with just 4 ingredients

Failproof high protein crepes you can make at home – Only 4 ingredients

Why do I like protein crepes? My breakfast priorities are twofold: delicious and a decent amount of protein. Delicious, because I like good food. Making sure my first meal is protein-rich starts my day ahead of the game.

quinoa pilaf packed with functional food brussels sprouts and cranberries

Quinoa Pilaf with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cranberries

I wondered if I could make roasted brussels sprouts and cranberries on the same sheet pan, and… it totally worked!

Long story short, roasting cranberries is just as transformational as it is for the brussels sprouts.

Dairy-free chocolate raspberry mouse from a recipe with silken tofu

Healthy Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

Made with silken tofu, this vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse lets you enjoy a guilt-free indulgence without compromising on flavor.

Build your own perfect taco bowl with unlimited toppings from a homemade taco bar

Deconstructed Taco Bowl (with easy build your own Taco Bar sides)

You may be aware of the limiting size of taco shells and tortilla wraps. Well, what would you say to UNLIMITED FILLING!

Mediterranean power bowl - Greek chicken bowl on a bed of fresh vegetables with tzatziki sauce

Greek Chicken Bowl with Tzatziki

Mediterranean bowls are a taste sensation, whether made with a fresh vegetable base or as a hearty grain bowl.

Ingredients for harissa on potatoes for breakfast

Harissa Hash & Eggs: Potatoes for Breakfast

When thinking of what to eat for breakfast that is healthy, eggs potatoes for breakfast probably spring to mind. The ingredients for this recipe are mostly staples you will have on hand, and all fall under the “EAT MORE” frequently category. That’s setting the tone for a great start to your day.

BBQ sauce and onion infused grilled burger. Hamburger patties recipe for the grill that won’t fall apart

BBQ Infused Grilled Burger

Tips & Tricks to have flavor infused into every bite, without having your burger fall apart on the grill

This healthy green smoothie recipe perfectly balances spinach, parsley, and mint along with banana for a tasty shamrock shake.

Bright and Vibrant Healthy Green Smoothie with Parsley and Mint

This healthy green smoothie tastes like a refreshing, clean jar full of sunshine. It’s a celebration of a good mood and energy, one sip at a time.

St Patrick’s day pancake recipe - a healthy pancakes made with spinach bananas and oat flour

Kid-Friendly St Patrick’s Day Pancake & Fruit Breakfast

Fun and healthy St. Patrick’s Day breakfast – Coach tested, Kid approved!

Ideas for Avocado Toast with Egg, layer with Romesco sauce and microgreens for a healthy breakfast

Avocado Toast with Egg and Romesco sauce – A genius flavor upgrade

Avocado toast is pretty yummy, so give it a healthy upgrade with egg and microgreens!

Marinated grilled salmon pairs well with roasted asparagus, grilled vegetables, or a garden salad

Brown Sugar and Soy Sauce Marinated Grilled Salmon

The sweet and savory marinade makes this Grilled Salmon a crowd pleaser.

lemon tahini garlic dressing is a great dipping sauce for fresh veggies like baby carrots, cucumbers and bell pepper strips

Lemon Tahini Garlic Dressing

Lemon tahini garlic dressing is perfect for green salads, whole-grain salads, or over roasted vegetables

Taking beef brochettes off the grill and making it easy with this sheet pan recipe

Deconstructed Beef Brochettes with Lemon Tamari Marinade

A major advantage of sheet pan meals is that you are not restricted to things that remain cohesive after having a skewer pushed through them.

Pot de Crème au Chocolat was one of my favorite desserts to order at restaurants, and now I love making this dairy free version

Vegan Pot de Crème!  No-bake chocolate custard

Chocolate pot de crème was one of my favorite desserts to order at restaurants before I went dairy free.
It had never occurred to me that I could make this dessert at home with the ingredients of my choice until a few months ago when a friend mentioned how easy it is to make.

Balsamic Strawberry Shrub and Basil Mocktail - A non-alcoholic option that works year-round

Balsamic Strawberry Shrub Soda | Mocktail

Say hello to shrubs, the OG fruit elixirs that are making a comeback in modern wellness circles. Mocktail recipe for Balsamic Strawberry Shrub Soda

vegan hot chocolate made from milkadamia, macadamia nut milk

Hot and Spicy Milkadamia Hot Chocolate

A simple easy hot chocolate recipe-for-one that I enjoy all year long, especially the spoonfuls of fluffy mousse that this recipe produces.

Sauteed butternut squash in harissa sauce. The spicy, tangy elements pair well with creamy canary beans. One skillet dinner

Sautéed Butternut Squash with Swiss Chard and Harissa Sauce

Spicy, smoky, & tangy, harissa sauce pairs well with the slightly sweet sautéed butternut squash and tender swiss chard.

Try this fresh cranberry apple relish, for the easiest no cook holiday sauce recipe

Fresh Cranberry Apple Relish

This version of fresh cranberry apple relish, using raw ingredients and no added sugar, is a whole food sensation!

Effortless cooking: Instant Pot recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup – Instant Pot Recipe

Ready for a satisfying meal without the hassle? Packed with chunky chicken and veggies, this one-pot wonder is a game-changer for quick dinners.

Are carrots good for your eyes? Yes, and here’s a recipe for harissa roasted carrots so good everyone will ask for seconds

Harissa Roasted Carrots with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Take roasted carrots to the next level with a harissa glaze, then drizzled with an easy lemon tahini dressing, so good everyone will ask for seconds. Elegant enough for your Thanksgiving table!

Three mini zucchini carrot muffins made with cricket protein powder.

Nutty Zucchini Carrot Muffins

When I try different recipes, I always try and see how I can make the recipe a little bit healthier. In general, muffins seem like a healthy choice. However, many muffins are loaded with sugar and unhealthy fats with no added benefits. Hence why I made a mini muffin recipe that is a healthy and tasty little snack full of powerful benefits.

Mexican hot chocolate cookies, a cookie without butter

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

This chocolate drop cookie comes with a surprise hint of heat and a spicy twist of cinnamon.

An old fashioned molasses sugar cookie

Soft and Chewy Molasses Sugar Cookie Recipe

A childhood favorite, homemade soft molasses cookies. They’re so simple to make, you’ll want to bake and share these cookies with your friends and family, no decorating needed.

Making oatmeal in a crockpot with old fashioned oats saves time in the morning

Making Oatmeal in a Crockpot: Simple, Easy and a Sure Fire Favorite

Cooking oatmeal in a slow cooker is the easy button for a warm and healthy breakfast your whole family can enjoy.

A colorful array of easy dinner recipes for eating healthy and solving dinner dilemmas

11 Easy Dinner Recipes to Solve Your “What’s for Dinner?” Dilemma

Solve your “What’s for dinner?” dilemma with 11 healthy and easy dinner recipes. From 30-minute quick fixes to slow-cooked delights, there’s something for every taste and schedule. Vegan or meat-lover, busy parent or solo diner—grab your apron, and let’s get cooking!

Thanksgiving dinner vegetable recipes: healthy green bean casserole without processed ingredients

Healthy Green Bean Casserole (without mushroom soup)

You’ll love this healthier take on the perfect side dish for all your holiday dinners. Made from scratch recipe for green bean casserole without cream of mushroom soup.

Vegetarian acorn squash recipe, roasted stuffed with Field Roast vegan sausage, apple, and quinoa

Vegan Sausage, Apple, and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

I can never resist a pretty squash! And acorn are one of the cutest in my opinion because of the fluted shape. Better than that though, they have really large seeds that are very easy to scoop out, so it’s a regular at my house for getting stuffed and served in its shell.

Spicy pumpkin dip recipe - Add this flavored hummus with carrots and pita chips to your fall and winter snack rotation

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus

This spicy pumpkin dip recipe is your new go-to fall appetizer – you’ll be eating it from Halloween through Thanksgiving.

High Protein Granola Power Bowl - Budget friendly meal, cheap breakfast or cheap snack

Gabe’s High Protein Granola Power Bowl – Only 3 Ingredients!

Making satisfying high protein power bowls only takes about a minute to make, using just 3 ingredients. This “granola bar in a bowl” is great for a quick breakfast or snack. When you want to feel full fast, this recipe will do the trick.

A quick dessert recipe- Avoid added sugar and preservatives when you make a peanut butter cup homemade.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cup Recipe Made Healthier – For Chocolate Lovers

Attention chocolate lovers! Indulge with a healthier homemade option. The idea behind a sweet treat is the word treat, meaning something special you look forward to, something that does not happen every day.