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Healthy Junk Food

Healthy Junk Food

Friday was National Junk Food Day, so all week, we had lighter, healthy junk food recipes to help you indulge in some comfort food.

Whip up Simple Skinny Queso for a get-together or to munch on for Taco Tuesday.

Simple Skinny Queso
Image and Recipe via Womanista


Skip the box and make these Old-Fashioned Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donuts instead.

Old Fashioned Cinnamon Sugar Baked Cake Donuts


These tasty Healthy Broccoli Tater Tots are great for your kids or as a snack.

Healthy Broccoli Tater Tots
Image and Recipe via Aloha


Chicken nuggets are all grown up with these flavorful Paleo Chicken Nuggets.

Paleo Chicken Nuggets


Ditch the bar food and make crispy, crunchy Baked Onion Rings at home, guilt-free.

Baked Onion Rings


You’ll only feel like you’re cheating with the Creamiest Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream.

Creamiest Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
Image and Recipe via Crazy Vegan Kitchen


Toss the chip bag and grab Chili Lime Baked Potato Chips for your next couch session.

Chili Lime Baked Potato Chips Recipe

Healthy Ice Cream Recipes

Healthy Ice Cream Recipes for National Ice Cream Month

It’s National Ice Cream Month, and we understand why Americans love this sweet treat. Don’t skimp, just lighten it up with these healthy ice cream recipes as part of a healthy diet.

First up is a Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream to save as your go-to vanilla recipe.

Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream


This light and tasty Coconut Cinnamon Ice Cream is also vegan.

Coconut Milk Cinnamon Ice Cream


Vegans, kids, and everyone in-between will love this Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream {Vegan}


Whip up light Creamy Mango Ice Cream in just 5 minutes.

5-Minute Creamy Mango Ice Cream


Get indulgent with this rich and delicious Double Chocolate 4-Ingredient Ice Cream.

Double Chocolate 4-Ingredient {Dairy-Free} Ice Cream


Healthy Coconut Frozen Yogurt is the perfect treat to enjoy beside the pool on hot days.

Healthy Coconut Frozen Yogurt


For National Ice Cream Day, make this creamy Coffee Coconut Ice Cream for a dose of caffeine with your dessert.

Coffee Coconut Ice Cream

Healthy Papaya Recipes

Healthy Papaya Recipes for National Papaya Month

It’s National Papaya Month. Summer is the perfect time to try out the tropical fruit with these healthy papaya recipes.

These tasty Papaya, Banana & Coconut Muffins make a great breakfast or snack.

Papaya, Banana & Coconut Muffins

Whip up Thai Fish Burgers with Green Mango & Papaya Slaw for your next get-together.

Thai Fish Burgers with Green Mango & Papaya Slaw

This easy Strawberry Papaya Salad is light and refreshing for an afternoon snack.

Strawberry Papaya Salad

Replace the takeout with this bright and beautiful Chicken and Papaya Stir Fry.

Chicken and Papaya Stir Fry
Image and Recipe via Food & Wine


Ditch the pudding cup with this rich Mango and Papaya Chia Pudding with Apricot.

Mango and Papaya Chia Pudding with Apricot
Image and Recipe via Anna Banana


Make the most of fresh, light fish with Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Mango Papaya Salsa.

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Mango Papaya Salsa

Fall in love with this refreshing Vegan Ice Cream with Papaya and Coconut Milk as a tropical treat.

Vegan Ice Cream with Papaya and Coconut Milk
Image and Recipe via Farm on Plate

Your Favorite Summer Dairy Desserts

Healthy Dairy Desserts

This week, for Dairy Month, we featured some sweet dairy desserts for your 4th of July parties.

First up is a quick and easy snack for the kids, Strawberry Yogurt Freezer Cups.

Strawberry Yogurt Freezer Cups


These Skinny Raspberry Cheesecake Bars are the perfect treat for sharing.

Skinny Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
Image and Recipe via Amy’s Healthy Baking


Frozen Smoothie Bars are a wonderful breakfast on summer mornings.

Frozen Smoothie Bars
Image and Recipe via Bakers Royale


Whip up this Chocolate Frozen Yogurt for an icy treat on hot days.

{Breakfast} Chocolate Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate Frozen Yogurt
Image and Recipe via Chelsea’s Messy Apron


These Lemon Pie Popsicles are light and refreshing when you’re by the pool.

Lemon Pie Popsicles


No one will guess this Chocolate Greek Yogurt Pie is healthy.

Chocolate Greek Yogurt Pie


Use in-season peaches to make refreshing Creamy Peach & Honey Popsicles.

Creamy Peach & Honey Popsicles






ngo Recipes for Every Meal

Healthy Mango Recipes

This week, we featured the tropical, in-season favorite, mango. It can be mixed into sweet and savory mango recipes for any meal.

Make Coconut Mango Overnight Oats to get breakfast for the family ready ahead of time.

Coconut Mango Overnight Oats
Image and Recipe via Oh My Veggies


This Mango Black Bean Salad is the perfect dip for chips or over lettuce for lunch.

Mango Black Bean Salad Recipe


Caribbean Chicken Tacos are topped with a tasty, tropical Mango and Pineapple Salsa.

Caribbean Chicken Tacos


Elevate the kids’ classic with Crispy Cashew Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Mango Honey Dip.

Crispy Cashew Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Mango Honey Dip


This Mango Quinoa Salad is the perfect side dish for your spring and summer BBQs.

Mango Quinoa Salad Recipe


Make this delicious Coconut Mango Baked Chicken for a healthy but creamy and rich meal.

Coconut Mango Baked Chicken
Image and Recipe via Cooking on the Weekends


This No-Churn Mango Ice Cream made with coconut milk makes decadence easy.

No Churn Mango Ice Cream



Ripe and Fresh Plum Recipes

Healthy Plum Recipes

These healthy plum recipes are a great way to kick off your healthy eating in 2016.

First up was a Baked Breakfast Quinoa with Plums and Pistachios that’s a tasty start to the day.

Baked Breakfast Quinoa with Plums and Pistachios
Image and Recipe via How Sweet Eats


This Cinnamon Plum Smoothie is a great way to kickstart healthy snacking this year.

Healthy Cinnamon Plum Smoothie {Perfect Holiday Detox Recipe}


Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Balsamic Plum Sauce-Glaze is a savory way to eat your fruit.

Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Balsamic Plum Sauce-Glaze
Image and Recipe via Julia’s Album


Muscovado Blueberry Plum Sorbet is a great alternative to ice cream any time of year.

Muscavado Blueberry Plum Sorbet


Honey Roasted Plums with Thyme and Olive Oil make a delicious side or dessert.

Honey Roasted Plums
Image and Recipe via The Iron You


Plum Chutney works as an appetizer or as a savory sauce for your favorite meal.

Plum Chutney


Plum Cream ‘n Crumble is the perfect healthy dessert for your whole family.

Plum Cream ‘n Crumble
Image and Recipe via Can Carmelo


Frozen Treats in Summer

Healthy Frozen Treats

Keeping your kids (and you!) happy with frozen treats is a part of summer, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be healthy!

These Blackberry Pie Pops are a great way to get the flavor of pie without turning on your oven.

Blackberry Pie Pops
Image and Recipe via Wellnesting


This Coffee Coconut Ice Cream is perfect for those with an ice cream maker and a sweet tooth.

Coffee Coconut Ice Cream


These Sparkling Raspberry Parfaits are the perfect cold end to an adult meal.

Sparkling Raspberry Parfaits


Make this Easy Grapefruit Slush in just minutes when you have a cold craving.

Grapefruit Slush

Easy Grapefruit Slush Recipe


This Instant Blueberry Frozen Yogurt is simple and ready to eat in minutes.

Instant Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
Image and Recipe via Dessert Now Dinner Later


Raspberry Coconut Popsicles are creamy and rich, but completely healthy.

Raspberry Coconut Popsicles


This Pineapple and Coconut Frozen Yogurt is an easy, tropical flavored frozen treat for the whole family.

Pineapple and Coconut Frozen Yogurt
Image and Recipe via The Rustic Willow