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Healthy Recipes

Ready to get back into your skinny jeans? Look through low-fat, low-carb, and low-calorie recipes that are still high in flavor.

Pineapple Creamsicle® Smoothie | “Pineapple, banana, orange, and vanilla yogurt make up this delicious pineapple Creamsicle® smoothie.”

Asparagus, Chicken, and Pecan Pasta | "Great textures & balance. It's fresh & healthy." -dp

Farro Salad with Asaparagus | The farro grain balances with the salty Parmesan and tart cranberries in this tasty salad.

Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes | “Gosh these sound healthy and good. Soy milk is mixed in with whole wheat flour and cornmeal to make this wonderful batter. Pour onto a hot griddle or pan and cook each side until golden. Douse with maple syrup or the blackberry syrup above.” -Jen

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos | “I thought this was delicious! Such a simple, healthy, delicious meal. I would definitely recommend this dish. And it was so filling too!” – prosperityforall

Healthier Banana Banana Bread | "Banana Bread is a long time family favorite...this healthier version satisfies cravings, and keeps us on our diet." -Terra-Matris

Steamed Mashed Cauliflower | "I liked this recipe for a quick, easy way to cook cauliflower and get to pretend I am eating mashed potatoes. This is less fattening and contains less cholesterol AND is very filling. I like the added garlic." -memphismary

Shrimp and Asparagus with a Louisiana Twist | "Abstaining from meat on Friday during Lent is supposed to be a bit of a sacrifice but this was a definite treat." -BigShotsMom

Yogurt Cake | "So versatile and delicious! I've been swapping out the flavors and adding frozen berries. So far I've done peach yogurt with raspberries and blueberry yogurt with blueberries. My go-to coffe/pound cake from now on!" -NataliaBroughtCookies

Zucchini Oatmeal Waffles | “Sneaking some shredded zucchini into these easy waffles is a great way to get your family to eat more veggies.”

Black Bean Avocado Salsa | Hearty, zesty, and refreshing. Eat with chips or enjoy it alone.

Zesty Quinoa | Quinoa and black beans are tossed in a refreshing lime-cilantro vinaigrette for a quick and protein-packed lunch or side dish.

Spicy Avocado Chicken | "This dish was amazing! It was perfectly light and refreshing but also filling at the same time."

Greek Orzo Salad | "Made this for a large crowd and got some rave reviews. It was so good. Made it just the the way the recipe shows. It actually gets better the longer the flavors have time to soak in. Will definitely make it again!"

  • Kim Frick

    Make sure and read the reviews before you make this.

Crispy Edamame | "As another reviewer suggested, I used parchment paper and did not thaw the edamame. These were delicious, even my 18 month old that refuses to eat any vegetables loved these!"

  • Deanna Harris

    What is Edamame? I have never heard of it or seen it in a grocery store.

  • rachel edwards

    @deanna hughes edamame is a soybean thats still in its pod. You can usually find it in the freezer section if you cant find it fresh at the grocery store.

  • Kathryn LeLaurin

    They're also delicious when roasted with salt (big grain) - do whole then when eating pull the pod between your teeth to pull out the tiny beans

Alaska Salmon Bake with Pecan Crunch Coating | "This has become my signature dish. It was the first thing I made for my in-laws and they were so impressed they had me make it again for a big family dinner to show off my cooking skills."

Kale and Banana Smoothie | "This is awesome and also considering kale and flax help you lose weight!"

Blueberry Banana Coconut Flax Muffins | "Delicious and wholesome, the coconut, banana, and flax add a little something extra to the boring old blueberry muffin.

Busy Night Turkey Taco Soup with Avocado Cream | "This recipe passed the kid test. My son asked for me to make it regularly, so into my recipe box it goes. So easy and made for a quick dinner when combined with some guacamole and tortilla chips."

Purple Monstrosity Fruit Smoothie | "Fantastic smoothie! I have been on a smoothie kick lately and downloaded about 20 other smoothie recipes and this is my favorite by far!"

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese | "This salad is just delicious. I could eat it every day!"

Avocado Fries with Sriracha Garlic Dip | "LOVED THESE! Sprinkle the 'fries' with some salt, and you're good to go! A great, healthy alternative that I will definitely be making again." —Christina

Spinach Brownies | Low-fat, low-cal *and* they taste great? Spinach and mozzarella cheese combine for a savory treat.

Spiced Sweet Roasted Red Pepper Hummus | Sweet. Spicy. Easy. That's an award winning trio.

Mexican Chicken | "I am on a low fat diet and this absolutely was wonderful! It's hard to believe how healthy this really is! Can't wait to make it again!"