Your Healthy Meal Muse

Your Healthy Meal Muse

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Boasting a whopping 12 grams of protein with a mere 91 calories per serving, you won’t fear for your waistline when diving into this heavenly, guilt-free treat. Rejoice! Can you stop at just one serving?

Chocolate Chunk Protein Ice Cream

Just because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you can't have cheesecake! This protein-rich batter is well worth the taste!

Mixed Berry Protein Cheesecake

Rice is healthy, rice is unhealthy. There's a lot of mixed health messages about this dietary staple. Let's try and find the REAL answer!

The Long & Short About Rice

You hate to veer off course from a family recipe. But Aunt Barb’s coconut cake is just too sweet – and too forbidden. Don't you deserve a cheat treat?

Coconut Dream Cake

When time is scarce and motivation is short, there’s one important kitchen utensil that can help you put together a mouthwatering meal in just a few minutes. One pan, two hungry mouths: dinner is done!

One-Skillet Chicken & Garlic-Lime Broccolini

We know the more we diet, the harder we try not to indulge. That's why this Vanilla Almond Protein Fudge is just what the diet doctor ordered. A finger-licking good treat that's good for you and your diet? Yes, please.

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If you can’t stand the heat of a hot stove, don’t fret. Get into the kitchen and make a fresh, cooling salad like this vegetarian tabbouleh. Nutritional, flavorful and just plain good!

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No dairy? No problem. This faux-dairy ice cream sandwich is a better-for-your-belly treat!

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Guess who’s coming to breakfast, lunch, dinner and even afternoon tea? Whether you’re spreading it on a bagel, noshing on a classic PB & J, glazing baked tofu, or breaking for tea and bread, this cranberry jam will bring a tasty, nutrient-rich boost to your spread. Mmmm, PB & J!

Cranberry Chia Seed Jam

Who doesn’t love dessert for breakfast? Scoops of ice cream or a slice of chocolate cake might be going too far, but a strawberry cheesecake-flavored muffin totally hits the mark. How about a guilt-free indulgence with good-for-you ingredients? Sounds good? We thought so!

Protein Muffins with Strawberry Cheesecake Chunks

When it comes to side dishes, sweet potatoes are a treasured favorite – but many mashed versions of this veggie are loaded down with cream, butter and sugar. How about we try a healthier, vegan twist?

Chia-Sweet Potato Mash

It’s time for a collective “oy.” Just as you were getting your head around Paleo, there’s a “new” ancient diet that’s trending. Kosher foods! As of early 2014, there were 125,000 kosher products in U.S. supermarkets.

Are Kosher Foods Better for You?

Breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day. Skip it and you run the risk of overeating throughout the afternoon and evening. Choose wisely and you can set the stage for a series of nutritious choices.

10 Food Swaps That Instantly Make Breakfast Healthier

Seafood-loving friends tempting you with a tasty and aromatic tuna salad sandwich? Whether you’re adverse to the aroma of seafood or you’ve made a decision to avoid animal-derived ingredients, you can still enjoy the taste, texture and convenience of tuna salad with a surprise plant-based variation. Substitute that fishy chicken of the sea with something vegan-friendly: chickpeas!

Vegan Chickpea “Tuna” Salad Recipe | Blog

You hate stealing the show from an adorable, sash-adorning little girl. But you can easily make your own version of finger-licking-good mint chocolate cookies. Though inspired by the green-boxed goodies, this recipe features only ingredients you know and can pronounce (even with your mouth full).

Healthy Thin Mint Cookie Recipe | Blog

Ditching processed white sugar is something many of us strive to do. We swirl honey into our tea, sprinkle stevia on our oatmeal and scoop coconut sugar into our baking bowls, all hoping for a healthier – yet just as sweet – addition to our favorite foods and drinks. While natural options are everywhere today, there’s one sweetener on the shelf that you may not have tried yet: monk fruit.

Goodbye Stevia, Hello Monk Fruit? | Blog

Cup or cone? Obviously, kids want that extra dose of sugar. But as a responsible adult, you opt for the inedible cup. You tell yourself it saves calories and that this is definitely the smarter choice. Let’s face it, though: ice cream is ice cream.

Chocolate-Cherry Yogurt Ice Cream | Blog
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    replace sugar free chocolate chips for 70% or higher dark chocolate bar broken into small pieces

Kale is being hailed as one of the greatest superfoods of the decade. But what if you want a meal with super-nutrients and substance? In that case, this pasta recipe is calling your name.

Kale & Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes | Blog

Keep the processed junk off your lips (and off your hips!) and let a delicious Raw Cocoa Nut Cookie satisfy your sweet tooth. Yum!

Raw Recipe: Chocolate Coconut Cookies | Blog

Whether it’s the whir of a blender whipping up a favorite smoothie or the perfect crunch into a toasted, cream cheese-topped bagel, everyone has a breakfast comfort they look forward to in the morning. This Apple & Almond breakfast Risotto just might be exactly what you need to get going tomorrow!

Breakfast Risotto Recipe With Apples & Almonds | Blog

Grilled Peach Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing --- A quick turn on the grill (5 minutes!) brings out the absolute best in sweet summer peaches. Try them tossed in this fresh, crisp salad with homemade blue cheese dressing.

Grilled Peach Salad & Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing | Blog

Strawberry-Chia Seed & Greek Yogurt Pancakes --- With creamy, Greek yogurt, nutritious chia seeds and sweet, sliced strawberries, these buttermilk pancakes are the fluffiest, most filling breakfast ever!

Strawberry Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe | Blog

Vegan & Gluten-Free Mac and "Cheese" Whether you're vegan, lactose intolerant or want a lighter meal, this dairy-free macaroni and cheese is ideal! In fact, it's the fail-proof recipe everyone needs.

5-Ingredient Vegan Macaroni and Cheese Recipe | Blog

Gluten-Free, Vegan Veggie Lasagna Layers of rice noodles, sauce and you-wont-believe-it's-not-ricotta-filling: It may not be Mom's version, but this vegan, gluten-free lasagna recipe comes close!

Gluten-Free, Vegan Veggie Lasagna | Blog

Paleo Oh-My-Umami Dressing Forget ranch or Italian. Drizzle on this homemade, paleo diet-friendly dressing for a burst of flavor featuring all five tastes -- sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami.

Paleo Oh-My-Umami Dressing | Blog

Slow Cooker Spanish Rice & Chicken Spend your time poolside while dinner cooks itself! By the time you towel off and pull up a picnic chair, you'll be enjoying a fiery, fantastic Tex-Mex meal.

Slow-Cooker Sumer Recipe: Spanish Rice & Chicken | Blog

Easy High-Protein French Toast Recipe Rather than soaking slightly stiff bread slices in the traditional egg-and-milk mixture, add whey powder and cinnamon for flavorful, protein-packed French toast!

Easy High-Protein French Toast Recipe | Blog

Cold Brown Rice Noodle Sesame Salad

Sesame Noodle Recipe (Gluten Free & Vegan) | Blog

Paleo-Friendly Coconut Wraps with Almond Butter by @Mac-n-Mo's

Paleo Coconut Wraps With Almond Butter | Blog

Quick-and-Easy Bean Burgers

10-Minute Homemade Black Bean Burgers | Blog

Quick Healthy Breakfast Greek Yogurt Parfait | Best Brunch Seattle

Quick Healthy Breakfast Greek Yogurt Parfait

Citrus and Ginger Grilled Salmon

Citrus & Ginger Grilled Salmon | Blog

Protein Treats By Nicolette : Vanilla Glazed Protein Shortbread Cookies

Vanilla Glazed Protein Shortbread Cookies

Almond Butter Teddy Bear Cookies

Teddy Bear Protein Cookies | Blog

Easy Jambalaya Recipe

Fast & Fiery Jambalaya Recipe | Blog

Porridge with Quinoa, Oats and Goji Berries

Breakfast Recipe: Goji Berry-Quinoa Oatmeal | Blog

Black Bean Pasta with Clam Sauce

Spaghetti with Clams Recipe | Blog

Coconut Vanilla Cream Cupcakes

Vanilla Coconut Cupcakes Recipe | Blog

Berry-Balsamic Glazed Salmon Recipe

Berry-Glazed Baked Salmon Recipe | Blog

Protein-Rich Chocolate Chip Brownie Pie

Chocolate Brownie Pie Recipe | Blog

Sundried Tomato Kale Quinoa

Easy Quinoa Pilaf With Kale & Sun-Dried Tomatoes | Blog

Easy Protein French Toast Recipe

Easy High-Protein French Toast Recipe | Blog

Protein Treats By Nicolette : Strawberry Cashew Protein Bread

Strawberry Cashew Protein Bread

Protein Treats By Nicolette : Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Tex Mex Tostados + Cirtus Guacamole

Tex Mex Tostadas

Soft-Batch Peanut Butter & Banana Protein Cookies

Peanut Butter-Banana Protein Cookies Recipe | Blog

Chicken & Polenta

Chicken with Porcini and Truffle Polenta | Blog

Sweet Potato Crockpot Protein Cake

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Raw Chocolate Chips Brownies (grain-free, paleo, vegan) from Carrie on Living | www.carrieonlivin...

Raw Chocolate Chip Brownies (Paleo, Vegan)

Kelp Noodles With Peanut Sauce by The Earth Diet

Spicy Peanut Kelp Noodle Salad With Beets & Carrots | Blog