Taking care of yourself includes eating healthy, but it doesn’t have to mean boring food.
In this collection of delicious and nutritious recipes you’ll find salads, entrees, and desserts, as well as make-ahead lunch ideas to help you avoid vending machine and fast food options.
Garlic Chicken with Spicy Tomato Sauce
It is said that food tastes better when you eat it with your family. If you feel inspired to cook something new for the ones you love, try this quick, easy and SO tender basil garlic chicken, drenched in a rich tomato sauce. A rich and flavorful dinner on the table in 30 minutes!
Six ingredients are all you need for this quick and easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe. Store-bought individual cakes make prep time a breeze.
Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cake and 1/3 cup sauce). You won’t believe this delicious, classic dessert is low in calories and in fat. You even have wiggle room to add a scoop of fat-free vanilla ice cream to top it off.
Quinoa and Cucumber Noodles Salad with Avocado Dressing
This fresh, crunchy quinoa salad is exactly what you need when it’s too hot to turn on the oven. Packed with nutrient-dense veggies and tossed in a creamy, avocado-based dressing, it will leave you feeling full and energized throughout the day.
Hearty and deliciously nutritious, this sheet-pan chicken takes gourmet dinners to new levels. Dress juicy roasted chicken thighs in a spicy sweet marinade and serve with a side of sweet bell peppers and rice or bulgur. The perfect quick & easy dinner for tonight!
This refreshing cucumber and tomato salad is perfect for a casual dinner or for feeding a crowd at a potluck. Fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and basil are drizzled with a balsamic and oil dressing for a flavorful finish. Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe – A quick and easy summer staple, this cucumber and tomato salad goes well with fish, chicken, pork, or a plate filled with veggies! Add in onions too if you like!
There are a few trademark things folks think of when they think of the South. Those tend to be things like friendly people, sunny weather, and sweet iced tea—very sweet. A classic Southern sweet tea recipe can be very simple—just tea, sugar, water, and lemon if you so choose.
If you love a good party or BBQ, or simply sitting in the backyard watching kids play, you’ll enjoy each sip of an icy glass of this sweet fruity tea. Strong and sweet, it is the perfect balance of flavors for a thirst-quenching refresher. Just give it a try!
Nothing is cooler and more refreshing than a frozen citrus dessert. The top of this one stands above the rim of the dish with the help of a foil collar, which should be removed once the mixture sets.
Because you can make them a day ahead, these frozen soufflés are ideal to complement a fuss-free holiday dessert. They are out of this world delicious with their ultra-silky texture and pure lime taste, and no danger of them sinking too fast like baked soufflés!
Vegan and egg-free, this dreamy blueberry coconut ice cream is perfect for dessert, snack time, or anytime. With only three ingredients and easy to make, deliciousness can be as close as your freezer!
This recipe does require some patience as ice cream making requires some time, however the result is more than worth it. I hope you love this ice cream as much as we did. Tony and I chomped down on it after watching Game of Thrones last night. Just too dang good.
Did you know that Strawberries are considered a superfood and are ranked second among the top ten antioxidant containing fruits? They are packed full of vitamin C, potassium, folate, phytonutrients and fiber, which aid in a healthy heart.
A light and healthy starter, perfect for a summer cookout. These tomato cups filled with a fragrant strawberry salsa come together in less than 10 minutes and the combination of sweet and tangy flavors is so addictive.
If you’re looking for something fresh and light, try out this avocado noodle salad. You’ll find yourself making it well into the summer and beyond.
A light, bright noodle salad packed with protein and vitamins and perfect for spring nights. Crisp carrots, scallion, red onion, cucumber and cilantro are served over a bed of rice noodles tossed with sesame seeds and a drizzle of honey-ginger vinaigrette.
These greek chicken meal prep bowls with greek sauce and cucumber salad make an inexpensive and well-balanced lunch option for the office or on campus. Devoting a bit of extra time on Sunday will make for four effortless eats for the week!
This amazing dish is chocked full of healthy veggies and a tasty homemade peanut sauce. But what’s also notable about this recipe is that it’s made healthier with a brand of whole-wheat pasta that’s actually good. (Yes, you read correctly, I just used whole wheat pasta and good in the same sentence, which is a first for me.) Trust me, you’re gonna love it.