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Holiday Recipes

As the end of the year approaches, try these healthy holiday recipes. You'll find main dishes, appetizers, sides and desserts!

Quinoa with Cranberries and Pine Nuts

Quinoa is a whole-grain that can be used in place of rice in many recipes. It is higher in protein than other grains and is also a good source of fiber.

Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Bacon and Walnuts

Walnuts are the only nut to provide an excellent source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This salad would be a great starter for a homemade Valentine's Day dinner.

Kale Pesto Salmon

Salmon is packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fats. Serve up this dish with roasted green beans and your favorite whole grain such as quinoa, farro or wild rice.

Baked Fish Fillets with Thyme-Dijon Topping

Serve up this tasty seafood entrée with some roasted sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts. It would make a healthy, yet elegant dish to make for your sweetie on Valentine's Day!

Braised Herbed Chicken

Need a quick, easy and healthy dinner? This is the meal for you. It only takes a few minutes to prepare and then simmers for 30 minutes for a delicious flavor that will have your house smelling delightful too.

Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

Serve this dish with roasted sweet potatoes. It's a great option for the holidays if you don't want to cook the entire bird!

Roast Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Lean meats like this roast beef can make a great holiday entrée that the whole family will love.

Onion, Shallot and Herb Frittata

Looking for a light and simple breakfast to enjoy with the family during the holidays? This frittata will do the trick. Serve it with some greens, whole wheat toast and some fruit on the side if your meal plan allows for it.

Rosemary Roasted Cornish Game Hen

Cornish game hens are a type of miniature chicken and can make a unique holiday meal. If you can't find cornish game hens in the grocery store, you can make this same recipe with bone-in chicken breasts.

Kale and Quinoa Salad

It is ideal to dress this salad and let it sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to let the kale wilt a bit and absorb the dressing. Toss again just before serving.

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