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

A healthier egg salad with greek yogurt served on toasted baguette

How to make Healthier Egg Salad with Greek Yogurt

A delicious take on a healthier egg salad with crunchy vegetables that will make your tastebuds say WOW!

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!

Easy to peel hard boiled eggs best made in the Instant Pot

How to make Perfect (Easy to Peel) Hard Boiled Eggs: Instant Pot Recipe

Looking for the perfect method to make easy to peel hard boiled eggs in under 15 minutes? Then this recipe is for you. These eggs come out perfect every time!

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

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!

This flourless peanut butter chocolate chip cookie with coconut is easy to make in less than 30 minutes

Easy, No Flour, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are completely grain and egg-free. To make them dairy-free all you have to do is use dairy-free chocolate chips.

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.

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.

The slightly sweet flavor of butternut squash with harissa sauce spicy smoky & tangy elements pairs well

Butternut Squash with Harissa Sauce and Swiss Chard

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

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

The comfort of a warm bowl of oatmeal, it’s like a cozy blanket or a bear hug. The fact that it is healthy and satisfying are pretty darn good reasons to serve it often.

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

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.

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.

Non-alcoholic Moscow Mule mocktail made with ginger beer, lime, and fresh mint

Moscow Mule Mocktail – Easy Recipe

The Mockscow Mule may be the easiest mocktail ever. Ginger beer, lime juice, and a sprig of mint… and don’t forget the copper mug to keep it ice cold!

Simple recipe for bread pudding with apples and cranberries

Warm and Inviting Cinnamon Cranberry Bread Pudding with Apples

It is so simple to make and a true fail-proof dessert. Or is it for breakfast? You decide!

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.

A vegan dessert cup of silken tofu chocolate mousse garnished with fresh raspberries

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.

vegan hot chocolate made from milkadamia, macadamia nut milk

Hot and Spicy Milkadamia Hot Chocolate

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

Recipe for Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Chili with beans

Turkey Sweet Potato Chili with beans (Two Ways!)

Turkey Sweet Potato Chili is perfect for those who are looking for a quick meal that will taste delicious without too much work. The best part about this dish is that the prep time is minimal, yet the flavor is anything but.

Fresh cranberry apple relish is the healthiest 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!

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!

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!

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.

Picture of almond flour gluten free muffin recipes with pumpkin spice

Absolutely Amazing Pumpkin Spice Microwave Muffins in a Mug

For a quick breakfast or snack that you can whip up and have on the table in under 10 minutes, pumpkin spice microwave muffins in a mug are just the ticket.

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.

A plate with 5 oatmeal blueberry muffins and fresh, extra large blueberries surrounding the muffins.

Cinnamon Oatmeal Blueberry Muffin

A balance of taste and health. An oatmeal blueberry muffin is great for breakfast or a snack. Made with oatmeal and cinnamon. Moist and sweet enough everyone will enjoy them!

Saucy Bell Pepper Lasagna stuffed with chicken, spinach, quinoa and cheese

Chicken Lasagna Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers, meet chicken lasagna. Because life is short and lasagna is magical.
And stuffed peppers chicken lasagna is even magical-er.

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.

Colorful and cooked quinoa.

How To Make Tasty Quinoa

On its own quinoa has a mild nutty flavor, yet can be a bit bland. My favorite way to add flavor when cooking quinoa is to replace the water with broth. It makes quinoa go from ok in flavor to very, very tasty.

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.

Fruit salad with a twist! Watermelon with zesty radish sprouts and savory cotija cheese round out this unique summer salad

Watermelon Radish Sprout Salad

Fruit salad with a twist! Watermelon with zesty radish sprouts and savory cotija cheese round out this unique summer salad

Non-alcoholic margarita in a glass with a fresh jalapeno for garnish and muddled strawberries.

Spicy Strawberry Mockarita: A Non-Alcoholic Margarita

This drink complements any party event, giving you that kick of spice you need from a favorite cocktail, and the muddled strawberries give it such a great color it will never be boring.

Grilling brush dipped in BBQ sauce recipe with molasses

The Best Homemade Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce

Sweet and tangy homemade BBQ sauce, great for use while grilling and as a condiment.

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

Mexican chicken quinoa bowl is an easy meal prep recipe

Mexican Chicken Quinoa Bowl

This recipe is great for meal prepping, sure to become an easy favorite. It is basically a chicken burrito in a bowl.

Spinach omelette plated with a side salad

Spinach Omelette

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.

Spring pea salad recipe made with spicy baby arugula and crisp sliced radish

Radish and Spring Pea Salad

This bright spring salad pops with flavor, and is slyly packed with superb nutrition. I chose to incorporate an “ancient” grain called Farro, which has a velvety texture and a satisfying chew.

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.