As the end of the year approaches, try these healthy holiday recipes. You'll find main dishes, appetizers, sides and desserts!
Lamb is often used in delicious Moroccan dishes such as this one. Lamb can be expensive, so feel free to substitute a pound of cubed chicken breast with 1 Tbsp of olive oil if you like. Serve with whole-wheat couscous or triangles of whole-wheat pita bread.
Don’t be surprised when these appetizers are devoured at your next party. This classic take on shrimp proves that sometimes the simplest recipes are crowd pleasers!
This rich side dish is oh-so-creamy and satisfyingly cheesy but 1 serving is still less than 100 calories.
Serve up this elegant dish at your next dinner party. It's packed with flavor and even provides a serving of fruit!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Kale has become a popular superfood because it is packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It is also low in carb, so it won't raise blood sugars too much. If you are in a hurry, you can buy kale already chopped in bags at most grocery stores.
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