Maybe you’re trying to ramp up your downtrodden New Year’s resolutions. Or maybe you’ve just chowed down on one too many Big Macs and are trying to revamp your diet. No matter the reason for your new health-focused intentions, eating healthy is easier said than done.
People’s immediate default is always to start eating salad. You’re out to lunch. What do you order? Salad. You’re grabbing pizza. What do you ask for? Salad.
Salad, salad, salad. Ugh. You were almost happy when health officials started warning against romaine because of an E. coli contamination — anything so long as it means you can stop eating lettuce.
If you can’t stomach the idea of another leaf of kale crunching unsatisfyingly between your teeth, it’s time to switch it up a bit. News flash: There are healthy meals out there that aren’t salad. With these recipes, you can give America’s favorite diet food a break and bring some light back into your life — without sacrificing your vegetables. Get all the vegetable servings you need with these 25 unique meal ideas.