Our 20 Most Popular Healthy-Eating Recipes of 2023

When the calendar turns to another year, many of us renew our focus on our healthy-eating habits. One way to add some enjoyment to these efforts is by trying new recipes that deliver variety and delicious flavors — and we’ve got some tried-and-true options to get you going. Start mapping out your meal plan with 20 of our most popular recipes from 2023!

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  • Breakfast
  • Shakes
  • Entrées
  • Snacks
  • Desserts

Breakfast

breakfast hash made with apples

1. Autumn Breakfast Hash. Start your day with this savory hash made with sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, Honeycrisp apples, and seasoned turkey sausage.

Sheet pan breakfast

2. Sheet Pan Breakfast. This one-pan breakfast offers protein, veggies, carbs, and healthy fat — it’s a balance that can help you start your day on the right foot.

Four jars of overnight oats with various toppings.

3. PB & J Overnight Oats. Prep these oats in just five minutes (using only five ingredients!) and let them sit in the fridge overnight to have breakfast ready to go in the morning.

Shakes

Super Greens Shake

4. Super Greens Shake. The more greens, the better! Get nutritional power from this blend of celery, green apple, spinach, mint, and lime.

Pineapple-Mint Shake

5. Pineapple-Mint Shake. The tropical flavors of pineapple, lime, and mint are combined with a handful of of greens and scoop of protein for a shake that’s as fun to drink as it is satiating.

Blueberry Blast Shake

6. Blueberry Blast Shake. This shake delivers a blast of blueberries and walnuts for brain-supportive benefits.

Entrées

Roasted butternut squash soup

7. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. Make this creamy, vegan soup for a same-night dinner or freeze for up to three months for a quick meal at a later date.

sweet potato and chickpea curry casserole recipe

8. Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry Casserole With Cashew Poblano Cream. This comforting vegan casserole is packed with lentils, veggies, and a homemade cream sauce.

rainbow panzanella

9. Rainbow Panzanella. This colorful, flavor-bursting salad is composed of crusty sourdough bread, heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and lots of fresh basil and mint.

creamy chicken tortilla soup

10. Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup. Slow cook this dairy-free soup — or save time using pre-cooked chicken and whip it up on the stove in 20 minutes.

Danielle Walkers mac-n-cheese

11. Danielle Walker’s Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese. In less than 30 minutes, you can prepare this creamy vegan dish; it’s one the whole family will enjoy.

a dish of spicy chicken meatballs

12. Spicy Chicken Meatballs With Coconut Pineapple Rice. Oat flour helps bind these gluten-free, homemade meatballs, which are topped with a pineapple-honey glaze and paired with rice. (This recipe is also freezer-friendly!)

Pesto Salmon With Asparagus

13. Pesto Salmon With Asparagus. Make this meal on one sheet pan or on the grill, and enjoy the bright flavors of the pesto and lemon juice.

autumn cobb salad with tofu

14. Autumn Cobb Salad. This vegetarian take on a Cobb salad substitutes tofu for the meat and incorporates wild rice for an autumnal twist.

a deconstructed spring roll salad

15. Spring Roll in a Bowl. Spring rolls, but easier! This colorful, deconstructed take is assembled in a bowl.

Snacks

roasted pumpkin seeds

16. Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. Not only a nice and crunchy snack, pumpkin seeds are also an excellent source of zinc, which supports gut health, immunity, and healthy skin.

A loaf of gluten-free zucchini bread

17. Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread. Who doesn’t love a warm loaf of bread fresh out of the oven? The inclusion of zucchini in this option delivers vitamin A, vitamin C, and health-protecting carotenoids to your diet.

Desserts

apple cobbler made with biscuits

18. Gluten-Free Apple Cobbler. The cobbler is topped with biscuits made with oat flour and almond flour instead of traditional wheat flour to make them gluten-free. Use a mix of apple varieties to bring out different flavors.

A plate of nectarine and blueberry crisp.

19. Nectarine and Blueberry Crisp. You can substitute in whatever stone fruits you have on hand to make this sweet vegan crisp.

Cherry chocolate chip nice cream

20. Cherry Chocolate Chip Nice Cream. Give this dairy-free alternative a try instead of traditional ice cream — no ice cream maker required. Cherries and dark chocolate provide a decadent taste, while the banana helps deliver a smooth and creamy texture.

 

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