The Daily Meal’s Favorite Healthy Recipes
We all make New Year’s resolutions that we don’t always keep: Eat out less, work out more, be kinder to your parents and eat better. But for the latter in particular, there is a lot of temptation out there, especially if you don’t have healthy recipes on hand. To help you keep your resolution and create a healthier you, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite healthy recipes. There’s something for every night of the week, from a low-fat, full-taste version of Enchilada Pie to spicy Asian Crab Rolls with a mango dipping sauce. If you’ve got a favorite go-to recipe, please send it our way as we are always looking for more. Enjoy!
This salad is extremely easy to throw together and can be used with a variety of beans, herbs and vegetables. Serve it alongside grilled meats, fish or on tacos.
An easy soup that takes advantage of nutritious vegetables and keeps you warm and satisfied.
Not only beautiful to look at this, this salad is the perfect mix of sweet and tart flavors.
Cat Cora’s healthy take on her mom’s enchilada pie that cuts down on fat and bulks up on bright flavors and vegetables.
A creative way to have an exciting meal while still being healthy (plus it’s always fun to dip food in sweet-and-spicy sauces).
Using egg whites cuts down the cholesterol in this rich and earthy dish that works well for breakfast or dinner.
A great side dish or a snack to keep in you fridge for any late afternoon hunger attacks.
A heart-healthy fish that comes from Amanda Hesser’s “The Essential New York Times Cookbook”.
Who says pizza can’t be healthy? Try this raw version filled with fresh vegetables and Greek-inspired flavors.
A recipe from Colman Andrews that will quickly become your go-to eggplant dish.
Part of our under-500 calorie meal, this dish is quick and easy to make.
A heart-healthy fish that’s tasty atop a bed of lentils and greens.
While the prepping time might be a little long, these tender and well-seasoned vegetables will hold in your fridge for 4-5 days, making a perfect lunch or last-minute dinner.
Use Indian spices and flavors to invigorate everyday squash and chickpeas.
Simply chop, season and bake this nutritious root vegetable for a quick healthy snack or side dish.
Using a classic French bistro vinaigrette this salad gets a refreshing bite from fresh herbs.
A spruced-up chicken breast with bright lemon and sweet basil; try pairing it with wild rice or quinoa.
Eggplant is a great substitute for meat because it is filling and, dare-I-say it, meaty.
Hearty, healthy and delicious, what more could you ask for?
A quick meal that is nutrient packed – feel free to play around with the types of beans used in it for some variety.
Light, filling but full of protein this salad is a great go-to and can be made with a variety of vegetables.