Happy New Year! Anyone like me and has crossed out more 2015 dates than they care to admit? Anyone?? ‘Tis the season for healthy eating, and I’ve compiled 15 amazing recipes that won’t break the bank. Or buns. Sorry. Here ya go!
5 Smoothie Recipes TA-DIE-FOR!! I’ll be honest. I am kind of picky when it comes to smoothies. Basically, I want something good for me that just plain doesn’t taste that way. I know. Some people. Here are some great ones to start your day or help manage your sweet tooth 🙂
Homemade Pina Colada Smoothie – I have a confession. This is the only drink I get from Orange Julius. That’s how much I love it. There is just nothing that compares to the creamy, dreamy, pineapple-coconutty goodness that this is. Prepare yourself. It is amazing.
Creamy Clementine Smoothie – I looked at this recipe the other day and did a happy dance because I actually – for once – had all the ingredients in my house. That is big news. Oh, this. It is creamy and smooth and full of orange goodness. Yumm.
Healthy Cake Batter Smoothie – Ummm…really?? You just can’t pass this up; it is like liquified cake. Hello!!
Green Monster Spinach Smoothie – I realize this may sound waaay too sketchy BUT. YUM.
Mocha Frappe – Ok, this isn’t technically a smoothie, but it is coffee. Need I say more??
5 Main Courses! Sometimes you just need something yummy and healthy to soothe the soul, and these fit the bill. Try them tonight!
Spicy Cauliflower Burgers – Ok, wait. Don’t walk away. Let me explain. I am not an undercover huge hippie veggie burger lover. But these. THESE. Just please trust me and try them. Because they are amazing.
Sweet and Spicy Mango Shrimp – A little bit of sweet, and a little bit of heat. Plus mango, shrimp. Mmmm!! Perfect over rice or quinoa, or serve it over salad.
Crockpot Cashew Chicken – Hold the take-out! This will satisfy those Chinese food cravings! Throw it in the slow cooker in the morning – couldn’t be easier!!
Grilled Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Salad – Some of my favorite things all thrown together in one delectable dish of goodness. Perfect by itself, or served over greens.
Unstuffed Pork Chops – It was hard to narrow down a recipe from Lisa’s web site. She has so many amazing food ideas. Check out her site, and MAKE THESE TONIGHT!! (Oooh, I even rhymed 🙂 )
5 Snacks Recipes for those “gotta-have-it” moments. Make these up and have them on hand for when you’re ready to grab the spoon and a carton of ice cream. Just don’t. Don’t do it. Stop.
Spinach Artichoke Hummus – The perfect pairing for veggies, this whips up in minutes!! And try the link within the post, the Avocado Hummus is incredible!
Roasted Chickpeas – Crunchy and salty or sweet, these are a great quick snack.
Peanut Butter Popcorn – So simple, it makes up a big batch of peanut butter goodness! And everyone loves it!
Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Dip – Say that three times fast! Absolutely creamy and delicious; you’ll never guess it’s healthified 🙂
Turkey and Cheese Roll-ups – These are seriously the fastest things to throw together, keep in the fridge, and customize!