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Healthy BBQ Sides

Healthy BBQ Sides

May is National BBQ Month. Don’t ruin your healthy eating at get-togethers this summer.  These healthy BBQ sides can help.

First up is a lightened take on BBQ’s most important side dish, Greek Yogurt Coleslaw.

Greek Yogurt Coleslaw

 

Limit your binges by trying these portion-controlled Mini Sweet Corn Fritters.

Mini Sweet Corn Fritters

 

These Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans are better for you than most canned options and nearly as easy.

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

 

Lighten up the Southern classic with these savory Sautéed Collard Greens.

Sautéed Collard Greens
Image and Recipe via Real Simple

 

Go tangy with Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.

Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Image and Recipe via Chew Out Loud

 

Whip up Healthy Skillet Cornbread to go hand-in-hand with your BBQ dinner.

Healthy Skillet Cornbread {gluten-free option}

 

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a tasty way to sneak some veggies in for the kids.

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Healthy Meal Prep Recipes

Healthy Meal Prep Recipes

To help you better manage your time this month, we’re featuring fast and healthy meal prep recipes for easy lunches and dinners when you need them most.

First up is Sausage with Summer Squash, which will make you think of summer cookouts.

Sausage with Summer Squash
Image and Recipe via Meal Prep Mondays

 

These Quick & Easy Chicken Spring Roll Jars are the perfect grab-and-go lunches.

Quick & Easy Chicken Spring Roll Jars

 

Make these Salsa Verde Taco Meal Prep Bowls ahead and skip the takeout.

Salsa Verde Taco Meal Prep Bowls Easy

 

These delicious Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are probably way better for you than those wings you’ve been craving.

Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs

 

This beautiful One-Pan Baked Cod & Veggies is the perfect weeknight dinner.

One Pan Baked Cod & Veggies

 

Vietnamese Beef and Riced Veggies will sneak in the veggies for your family.

Vietnamese Beef and Riced Veggies
Image and Recipe via Aimee Mars

 

Comfort food is on the menu with this Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea One-Pot Pasta.

Sun Dried Tomato Chickpea One Pot Pasta (Meal Prep)

National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week

National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week

It’s National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week, and adding freshly squeezed juices to your diet can be a great way to get more vitamins and nutrients from fruits and veggies.

First up, Glowing Skin Green Juice sweetened by apple is great for staying hydrated.

Glowing Skin Green Juice

 

Make this Super Healthy Vegan Orange Julius at home for a healthy treat.

Super Healthy Vegan Orange Julius
Image and Recipe via Vegan Vigilante

 

This refreshing Anti-Inflammatory Juice will have you dreaming of warmer weather.

Fresh Anti-Inflammatory Juice

 

Beautiful pink Beet Ginger Detox Juice is perfect for sneaking more veggies into your kids’ diets.

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Image and Recipe via The Harvest Kitchen

 

Get your daily dose of Vitamin C with this green Fresh Kiwi-Grape Juice.

Fresh Kiwi-Grape Juice
Image and Recipe via Martha Stewart

 

Lighten up your lemon and feel like you’re at the spa with this Cleansing Cucumber Lemonade.

Cleansing Cucumber Lemonade

 

Help your immune system be prepared for winter colds with an extra dose of Vitamins A and C in Winter Vitamin-Boosting Juice.

Winter Vitamin Boosting Juice

Enjoying Meatless Days

Recipes for Meatless Days

If you only set one New Year’s resolution this year, try going meatless for just one day a week. Our healthy vegan meal recipes can help you get started with meatless days without the sacrifice.

Start with Killer Vegan Chili for a hearty meatless Monday. 

Killer Vegan Chili
Eat Healthy Eat Happy

 

This Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing will make lunch easy on meatless days.

Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing

 

You don’t have to skip your favorite foods on meatless days with recipes like this Spicy Black Bean Burger.

Spicy Black Bean Burger
The Glowing Fridge

 

Make these Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles for a light take on pasta.

Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles

 

Don’t let a takeout craving bust your meatless day. Make General Tso’s Baked Cauliflower and fill up on veggies instead.

General Tso’s Baked Cauliflower
The Wanderlust Kitchen

 

Cozy comfort food is easy with this Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry
Green Healthy Cooking

 

Whip up these Vegan Quesadillas with Hummus & Vegetables for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Vegan Quesadilla with Hummus & Vegetables

National Pasta Month

National Pasta Month

It’s National Pasta Month, and we’re helping you step up comfort food this fall with healthy pasta recipes featuring seasonal ingredients.

First up is the perfect fall comfort food, Healthy Pumpkin Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms.

Healthy Pumpkin Pasta

Image and Recipe via Happy Kitchen Rocks

 

This Simple Lemon Pasta will be a huge hit with your kids.

Simple Lemon Pasta
Image and Recipe via Life as a Strawberry

 

Everyone will love eating their veggies in this Easy Balsamic Veggie Pasta.

Easy Balsamic Veggie Pasta

 

This warm and hearty Winter Minestrone Soup will be your go-to in the cold.

Winter Minestrone Soup

 

This lightened up Garlic Mozzarella Margherita Pasta is perfect for lunch or dinner.

Garlic Mozzarella Margherita Pasta
Image and Recipe via Carlsbad Cravings

 

Make this simple, veggie-packed Tortellini with Pesto and Roasted Vegetables.

Tortellini with Pesto and Roasted Veggies

 

Never give up your favorites with this light 30-Minute Chicken Spinach Alfredo.

30-Minute Chicken Spinach Alfredo:
Image and Recipe via Life as a Strawberry

National Rice Month

National Rice Month Recipes

It’s National Rice Month, and rice is a great way to get grains in any meal. Because of its popularity around the world, it’s also a great way to try new flavors. Mix more rice into your meals with these healthy rice recipes.

First up is One-Pot Spinach Rice, a healthy and hearty side dish for your next dinner.

One Pot Spinach Rice

 

If you need a fast, all-in-one dinner, look no further than Cajun Chicken & Rice.

Cajun Chicken & Rice

 

Drop the takeout menu and try this Clean-Eating Chicken Fried Rice instead.

Clean Eating Chicken Fried Rice

 

Bring the flavors of Mexican food home with Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice.

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice
Image and Recipe via Julia’s Album

 

Herbed Wild Rice with Mushrooms tastes so good you’ll abandon boxed wild rice.


Image and Recipe via Fork in the Kitchen

 

These 24 Healthy Rice Bowls will help you choose what’s for dinner this fall.

Rice Bowls
Article via Buzzfeed and Image via Sandra’s Easy Cooking

 

Trying to cut back on grains? Make Cauliflower Rice to sneak in extra veggies.

Cauliflower Rice
Image and Recipe via Gimme Delicious

Better Breakfast Month

Better Breakfast Month

In honor of Better Breakfast Month, we have healthy and delicious breakfast recipes for you each day this week.

Take a morning off from bread with Avocado, Egg, and Spinach Sweet Potato Toasts.

Avocado, Egg, and Spinach Sweet Potato Toasts
Image and Recipe via Iowa Girl Eats

 

Need an easy meal to grab in a hurry? Overnight Oatmeal 6 Ways is the way to go.

Overnight Oatmeal 6 Ways
Image and Recipe via Fannetastic Food

 

Baked Sausage, Spinach, and Egg Breakfast Taquitos also make a good brinner.

Baked Sausage, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Taquitos

 

These Quick Raspberry Applesauce Paleo Breakfast Bars will feel like dessert.

Quick Raspberry Applesauce Paleo Breakfast Bars
Image and Recipe via Paleo Gluten Free Eats

 

Turkey & Egg Breakfast Casserole will be a hit with the family Saturday morning.

Turkey & Egg Breakfast Casserole
Image and Recipe via Aimee Mars

 

These Flourless Peanut Butter Waffles are the perfect gluten-free treat.

Flourless Peanut Butter Waffles {Protein Rich}

 

Whip up these Sweet Potato Hash Breakfast Bowls and get in a serving of veggies.

Sweet Potato Hash Breakfast Bowls
Image and Recipe via Kim’s Cravings

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