During the holiday season, it's easy to load up on rich foods and eat more than you usually do at all the fun holiday parties and get-togethers. So when the dinners and treats start to wind down, it can feel good to fill your body with nutritious and healthy dishes.
There's definitely that post-New Years push to detox and lighten up the diet, so why not start a few days early? Here are a few recipes to kickstart your healthy eating pattern and send you into the New Year feeling great.
Local and seasonal guru Nigel Slater offers this colorful and healthy dish made with nutrient-packed Swiss chard.
Kim Barnouin from the best-selling Skinny Bitch series makes this light, crunchy salad that has a touch of tartness from the pomegranates and citrus segments.
Kale might be the rage days, and after snacking on these addicting kale chips, it's easy to understand why.
A wonderfully spiced soup that manages to be soothing and creamy without any dairy.
Wheat berries add a wonderful crunch to this salad and are an excellent source of dietary fiber and other nutrients.
You can easily substitute butternut or acorn squash in this hearty recipe.