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National Hot Dog Month

National Hot Dog Month

It’s National Hot Dog Month, and there are many ways to enjoy the family favorite with health in mind.

These Homemade Veggie Dogs are a delicious summer staple for your meatless Mondays. 

Homemade Veggie Dogs

 

Mix up the traditional condiments with Turkey Dogs with Corn Salsa and Chipotle Cream.

Turkey Dogs with Corn Salsa and Chipotle Cream
Image and Recipe via NatureBoxBlog

 

Gluten-Free Vegan Hot Dogs are prefect to have at a BBQ for the non-meat eaters.

Gluten-Free Vegan Hot Dogs
Image and Recipe via Vegan a la Mode

 

If you’re cutting back on carbs, you can skip the bun with these Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs.

Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs
Image and Recipe via Plating Pixels

 

These Smoky Barbecue Carrot Hot Dogs with Creamy Chickpea Salad are packed with veggies.

Smoky Barbecue Carrot Hot Dogs with Creamy Chickpea Salad
Image and Recipe via Vegan Sandra

 

Use turkey dogs to make these Thai Style Hot Dogs better for you.

Thai Style Hot Dogs

 

Whether you’re a vegetarian, or just looking for topping ideas, these Healthy Vegetarian Hot Dog Toppings are great inspiration.

Healthy Vegetarian Hot Dog Toppings
Image and Recipe via Ricotta and Radishes

Dairy Alternatives Month

Dairy Alternatives Month

It’s Dairy Alternatives Month, and if you’re allergic or just looking to cut back on your dairy intake, we have dairy-free staple recipes your whole family will love that make the most of dairy alternatives.

First up is a light and creamy Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo that has no dairy in it.

Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo
Image and Recipe via Lands & Flavors

 

Lighten up your breakfast with rich and delicious Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy.

Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy (Vegan)

 

Make a veggie-packed lasagna the whole family will love with this Vegan Lasagna.

Vegan Lasagna
Image and Recipe via Pass the Plants

 

Impress friends at your next get-together with light and tasty Vegan Spinach Dip.

Vegan Spinach Dip
Image and Recipe via No Recipes

 

Avoid eating too much cheese with your kids with this veggie-filled Vegan Mac and Cheese.

Vegan Mac and Cheese

 

These Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are an amazing way to mix up your go-to favorite.

Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches – Three Ways!

 

Make the classic lighter with this hearty Mushroom Stroganoff for the perfect night of comfort food.

Mushroom Stroganoff
Image and Recipe via Evergreen Kitchen

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