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National Sauce Month

National Sauce Month

It’s National Sauce Month, but many of your favorite store-bought sauces have a lot of sugar and preservatives in them. Make these homemade, healthy sauce recipes as a replacement instead.

First up is a lightened BBQ sauce recipe that’s sweet and savory without all the sugar.

 

Whip up any of these 7 Easy Stir-Fry Sauce Recipes for a family stir-fry night.

Image and Recipe via Sweet Peas and Saffron
 

Lighten up a family favorite with this rich and creamy Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce.

 

With grilling season coming up fast, this Easy and Healthy Teriyaki Sauce will be a favorite.

Image and Recipe via Brewing Happiness
 

Even if you’re vegan, you can still get your nacho fix with Vegan Cheese Sauce.

 

Skip the jarred alternative with this easy and delicious San Marzano Tomato Sauce.

Image and Recipe via A Simple Palate
 

Lighten up dessert without anyone noticing with this Healthy Date Caramel Sauce.

Healthy Pistachio Recipes

Healthy Pistachio Recipes

In honor of National Pistachio Day, we’re bringing you healthy pistachio recipes, from the sweet to the savory.

First up is a super simple way to make them your new favorite snack, Spiced Pistachios.

 

Chicken Zoodles with Mint and Pistachios are a refreshing and heart-healthy meal for the family.

Chicken Zucchini Pasta (Zoodles)

 

This beautiful Beet, Honey & Goat Cheese Salad makes a perfect light side dish.

Beet, Honey, + Goat Cheese Salad

 

With a few simple ingredients, whip up this Pistachio Crusted Salmon in less than 30 minutes.

Pistachio Crusted Salmon
Image and Recipe via Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

 

Pistachio Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies are a new twist on an old favorite.

Soft Chewy Pistachio Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

 

If you’re looking for a unique side or a new version of your favorite sauce, try these Zucchini Noodles with Pistachio Pesto.

Zucchini Noodles with Pistachio Pesto

 

This Apple, Beet & Carrot Slaw with Pistachio Butter is a perfect substitute for coleslaw.

Apple, Beet & Carrot Slaw with Pistachio Butter
Image and Recipe via Love Beets

Canned Food Month

Canned Food Month

It’s Canned Food Month, and canned ingredients can be key to having a versatile pantry that can help you whip up all kinds of dishes quickly, and they’re affordable!

First up is a super simple and light Pumpkin Mousse that’s like pie without the crust.

Pumpkin Mousse

 

Make the most of canned beans and tomatoes and pack in the winter veggies with homemade Minestrone Soup.

Minestrone Soup
Image and Recipe via Carl’s Bad Cravings

 

Hummus is a super simple dip that makes the most of canned chickpeas. Try these 4 flavors.

Homemade Hummus (four flavors)

 

Meal prep these Black Bean Breakfast Bowls for easy, savory breakfast all week long.

Black Bean Breakfast Bowls

 

Whip up this Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs for a hearty lunch or side.

Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs
Image and Recipe via Cookie and Kate

 

This Chipotle Ground Turkey Chili is the perfect meal to make out of your pantry’s canned goods.

Chipotle Ground Turkey Chili

 

You won’t believe this gorgeous Coconut Pineapple Cake is made with canned pineapple.

Coconut Pineapple Cake

Coconut Pineapple Cake

Great American Pie Month

Great American Pie Month

It’s Great American Pie Month, and while pies are an American favorite, you may be cutting back on desserts for a healthier diet. But you can try these lighter pie recipes without ruining your resolutions.

Try this Clean Eating Pecan Pie, especially good for holiday cravings.

Clean Eating Pecan Pie
Image and Recipe via Feel Great in 8

 

This Vegan Blackberry Key Lime Pie is a beautiful dessert to surprise guests with.

Vegan Key Lime Pie

 

Pie doesn’t have to be sweet. Try this healthy Easy Greek Spinach Pie for a savory take.

Easy Greek Spinach Pie
Image and Recipe via Wholesome Yum

 

This rich and creamy Gluten-Free Chocolate Avocado Banana Silk Pie only seems like an indulgence.

Gluten Free Chocolate Avocado Banana Silk Pie

 

This Healthy Key Lime Pie uses yogurt for its creamy, tangy base.

Healthy Key Lime Pie

 

Warm up on chilly days with this delicious and hearty Healthy Chicken Pot Pie.

Healthy Chicken Pot Pie
Image and Recipe via Well Plated

 

Lighten up the childhood favorite with this raw Healthy Snickers Pie recipe.

Healthy Snickers Pie (Raw, Vegan, Gluten + Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free)

National Hot Breakfast Month

National Hot Breakfast Month

It’s National Hot Breakfast Month, and a hot breakfast can be the perfect way to start the day, especially for your kids.

First up is beautiful Toasted Oatmeal with Strawberry Chia Jam and Coconut Whipped Cream that only looks like a dessert.

Toasted Oatmeal with Strawberry Chia Jam and Coconut Whipped Cream
Image and Recipe via Cookie and Kate

 

Start your day with these light Morning Breakfast Pockets.

Morning Hot Pockets
Image and Recipe via Keto Diet

 

Hot breakfast is still possible on the go with these Easy Microwave Scrambled Egg Cups.

Easy Microwave Scrambled Egg Cup Recipes

 

Whip up this Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwich for a light and satisfying hot breakfast first thing.

Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwich
Image and Recipe via Food Nasty

 

Use up your leftover rice with these Rice Bowls with Fried Egg and Avocado for an easy hot breakfast.

Rice Bowls with Fried Egg and Avocado
Image and Recipe via Bon Appetit

 

Impress the family with a pot of this gorgeous Quinoa and Chia Porridge with Stone Fruits.

Quinoa and chia porridge with stone fruits

 

These 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Protein Pancakes are perfect for weekend brunch at home.

5-Ingredient Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Keep your resolutions on track while you’re snacking with this week’s recipes for healthy grab-and-go snacks.

First up are beautiful, light, and easy Pesto and Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups.

Low Carb Pesto & Turkey Cucumber Roll Ups

 

Prep these 10 healthy snacks in jars to grab as you leave the house in the morning.

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Prep in Advance

 

Craving sushi? Try these Tuna Salad Nori Wraps for an easy alternative that’s perfect for munching on the go.

Tuna Salad Nori Wraps
Image and Recipe via Plating Pixels

 

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these Pomegranate and Dark Chocolate Bites.

Pomegranate and Dark Chocolate Bites
Image and Recipe via This Healthy Table

 

Build simple and delicious Kids Snack Bento Boxes for easy grab-and-go snacks for the whole family.

Kids Snack Bento Boxes

 

These Vegan Cucumber Pinwheels with Tomato Pesto are the perfect veggie-filled bite.

Vegan Cucumber Pinwheels with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

 

Get your fruit in a sweet bite with added protein when you try this High Protein Fruit Dip.

High Protein Fruit Dip
Image and Recipe via In Katrina’s Kitchen

Sugar Awareness Week Recipes

Sugar Awareness Week Recipes

It’s Sugar Awareness Week, and we’re helping you cut back on the sugar that comes in some store-bought staples with these low-sugar Sugar Awareness Week recipes.

Skip the canned soup. Instead, make this Thick Vegetable Soup for the Freezer and still have it on hand for easy dinners.

Thick Vegetable Soup for the Freezer
Image and Recipe via Just a Pinch

 

Bottled smoothies are generally full of extra sugar, but making them homemade is quick and easy with these 8 Staple Smoothies.

8 Staple Smoothies
Image and Recipe via Wholefully

 

Try these Low-Sugar Sweet & Salty Cereal Bars with your kids and skip the sugary store-bought versions.

Low Sugar Sweet & Salty Cereal Bars

 

This summer staple can be full of sugar, but these Homemade Baked Beans are just full of flavor.

Homemade Baked Beans Image and Recipe via The Healthy Chef

 

Granola is only a health food if it’s not full of sugar! Make this Healthy Banana Bread Granola.

Healthy Banana Bread Granola

 

Fruit yogurts from the store are typically full of added sugar, but these 5 Make-Ahead Fruit & Greek Yogurt Parfaits are easy, full of protein, and light on sugar.

5 Make-Ahead Fruit & Greek Yogurt Parfaits

5 Make-Ahead Fruit & Greek Yogurt Parfait Ideas to Try for Breakfast

 

Protein bars are filling, but generally too sugar-filled. Make these 15 Low-Sugar, No-Bake Energy Balls instead.

15 low sugar, no bake energy balls you NEED in your life!