Thursday, January 17, 2013

Healthy Recipes

I am very aware that my recipe posts since the new year have been fatty, sugary and fried while many people are embarking on new journeys embracing healthy living and wise diet choices. So here are some previously posted healthy(er) recipes with some tips on how to make them even healthier!


Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

Homemade Granola

Roasted Peaches with Greek Yogurt and Honey

Breakfast Banana Splits 
use melted jam or honey for a drizzled topping instead of Nutella 

Grab and Go Breakfast Bars

Green Monster Smoothie

Creamy Butternut Squash and Pumpkin Soup 
substitute skim milk for heavy cream 

Roasted Fresh Green Beans and Grape Tomatoes 

Harvest Apple Salad
add grilled chicken breast for a complete meal, omit croutons 

Summer Tuna Salad
omit the dressing- it doesn't need it!

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Super Simple Baked Tilapia

Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Cucumber Salsa 
use corn tortillas, omit chipotle crema 

Baked Coconut Shrimp with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce
use organic or sugar free jam for the dipping sauce

Sweet Potato Quinoa Skillet
substitute turkey bacon or omit bacon completely, poach egg instead of frying it!

Balsamic Honey Chicken with Apples

Chicken with Tomato Herb Pan Sauce
sub in your favorite better substitute- olive oil, coconut oil, etc and serve with brown rice, mixed greens or quinoa 

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