Simple Healthy Recipes for Every Meal

Published: Apr. 9

Whether you’re a family with kids or a couple, it’s important to eat healthily. Your body is a temple and the foods you eat help dictate your health, wellbeing and energy.
We understand that eating healthy can be hard, especially with the convenience of processed foods and fast food restaurants. However, these easy recipes will change your mind and get you eating healthy in no time.

Breakfast

As the most important meal of the day, breakfast does not have to be intimidating or time-consuming.
Here are some excellent, simple and satisfying breakfasts that you can whip up in minutes.

  • Nut butter, banana and chia seed whole grain toast
  • Berry and yogurt smoothie with coconut water, milk and 100% juice
  • Savory oatmeal with an egg on top with a sprinkle of cheese
  • Quinoa fruit salad with a splash of honey, lime and basil
  • Smashed avocado toast with an egg
  • Berry breakfast parfait layered with fruit and Greek yogurt
  • Egg breakfast muffins (Get the recipe here)
  • Breakfast burritos (Check out 12 recipes here)

Lunch

Lunch is undoubtedly one of the easiest meals to pop out of work and grab on the go. However, a little planning can help you create an easy portable lunch that is healthy and leaves you feeling satisfied throughout the afternoon.

Herbed Cheese and Tomato Sandwich

1 whole grain English muffin
¼ cup low-fat cottage cheese
2 slices tomato
¼ avocado
1 tbsp. spicy brown mustard
1 leaf butter lettuce
1 tbsp. chopped chives
Garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste

Crunchy Tuna Wrap

1 whole wheat wrap
3 oz. drained canned tuna
¼ cup non-fat Greek yogurt
½ celery stalk, chopped
3 slices roasted red peppers
1 handful of baby spinach
1 squeeze of lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste.

Turkey Wrap

1 whole wheat wrap
3 slices deli turkey
2 tbsp. hummus
1 tbsp. goat cheese
1 handful baby spinach

Spicy Black Bean Burrito

1 whole wheat wrap
¼ cup black beans
¼ avocado
¼ small red onion, sliced
1 tsp. hot sauce
¼ cup salsa (optional)

Roast Beef and Horseradish Sandwich

2 slices whole wheat bread
2 slices deli roast beef
1 thick slice fresh mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp. horseradish sauce
1 leaf romaine lettuce

Tarragon Chicken Salad

1 cup spinach
½ a chicken breast, sliced
¼ cup Greek yogurt
¼ cup chopped walnuts
¼ dried cranberries
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 slices tomato
1 tbsp. fresh tarragon chopped
1 squeeze of lemon juice

Snacks

It’s the time of day when you begin eyeing the stale morning donuts and cookie tray, desperate to fix your crashing sugar levels. Fear not! Here are some delicious snacks that will help get you through the rest of your day.

Dinner

Who says eating healthy has mean flavorless, bland and boring foods? Not so! We have some easy, quick and healthy meals that pack flavor and will have your family singing your praises.

Desserts

No menu planning list would be complete without desserts. Here are some delicious, healthy desserts that aren’t just yogurt and berries, even though this combination is delicious.

  • No-Bake Peanut-Butter Chocolate Bars – We had to slip in some Greek yogurt somewhere, and this tasty treat doesn’t require any baking, which is a bonus. Oatmeal-Flax Chocolate Chip Cookies – While these can be healthy in moderation, they do have ground flax seeds and are a great way to get some healthy ingredients in both adults and kids.
  • Low-Fat Cheesecake – By using Neufchatel cream cheese, you can cut the fat without sacrificing the taste of this traditionally rich dessert.
  • Made-Over Deep Dish Brownies – Chocolate lovers everywhere can rejoice because these brownies got a healthy makeover that doesn’t leave any chocolate on the cutting room floor.
  • Alton Brown’s Angel Food Cake – Classically low in fat, this version packs a powerful citrus kick. Pair with your favorite berries for a yum-filled after-dinner treat.
  • Lemon Icebox Bars – Full of citrus flavor, this recipe is waist friendly.

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