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Healthy Weeknight Recipes to Make Your Resolution a Reality

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A few easy recipes that will help you achieve your New Year’s resolution
Healthy Weeknight Recipes to Make Your Resolution a Reality
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton

Healthy Weeknight Recipes to Make Your Resolution a Reality

Healthy Weeknight Recipes to Make Your Resolution a Reality

Healthy Weeknight Recipes to Make Your Resolution a Reality
BHG Skinny Dinners

Deciding on a New Year’s resolution is easy, the hard part is following through. These cleverly clean recipes are packed with protein, fiber, and—most importantly—flavor to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle in those crucial days and weeks after the first of the year. 

Asian Orange Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice

Asian Orange Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice
BHG Skinny Dinners

A healthier take on Asian takeout, substitute traditional sticky rice with cauliflower rice for a huge decrease in calories and carbs. Click here to see the recipe.

Beef Medallions with Horseradish Sauce, Celery, and Mushrooms

Beef Medallions with Horseradish Sauce, Celery, and Mushrooms
BHG Skinny Dinners

Sautéed vegetables and grilled beef medallions are topped with an easy, creamy horseradish sauce. Often made with mayonnaise and sour cream, Greek yogurt is the healthy base of this horseradish sauce. Click here to see the recipe.

Cioppino-Style Chicken

Cioppino-Style Chicken
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton

Let chicken drumsticks simmer in canned tomatoes, white wine, and vegetables all day in the slow cooker so you can come home to a delicious hot meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Farro and Feta-Stuffed Peppers

Farro and Feta-Stuffed Peppers
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton

Stuff peppers with a filling mix of vegetarian goodies like farro, chickpeas, and dried cranberries, served with an apple cider reduction sauce. Click here to see the recipe.

Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton

Filet mignon is a very lean and protein-packed piece of red meat, which makes it a healthy option. Don’t forget that a standard serving of red meat is about four ounces (about the size of a pack of cards), and to add salt and pepper before cooking. Click here to see the recipe.

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Vita Coco Coconut Oil

Healthy no-bake snack bars achieve sweetness with some honey and chocolate chips, but the almonds, peanut butter, and rolled oats will fuel you through the rest of your day. Click here to see the recipe.

Pinto Bean Zucchini Sliders

Pinto Bean Zucchini Sliders
Bush's Beans

Packed with protein from the pinto beans, these vegetarian sliders are perfect for Meatless Monday Night Football. Click here to see the recipe.

Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet Potato Chips
Vita Coco Coconut Oil

Sweet potato chips are a healthy snack or side dish. Toss slices of sweet potato (use a mandolin to get super thin slices) in healthy coconut oil and spices, then bake until crispy. Click here to see the recipe.

Vanilla Tres Leches Cake

Vanilla Tres Leches Cake
BHG Skinny Dinners

Traditional tres leches cake is packed with three milks, usually evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy cream. Substitute those milks with fat-free milk, fat-free sweetened condensed milk, and a just bit of heavy cream for this healthier version. Click here to see the recipe.

Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili
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This quick-cooking, kid-friendly vegetarian chili requires minimal prep time and is ready to eat in just about 40 minutes. Click here to see the recipe.