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Top 100 Healthy Recipes

Here, we give you our top healthy staples. Whether you're looking for a quick weeknight meal or a guilt-free indulgence, we've got a recipe for you!

Honey Ginger Grilled Salmon

"My wife is four months pregnant right now and has been craving fish. I made this recipe for her and she loved it! The marinade complimented it well."

-Rick Bertrand

Citrusy Kale Salad with Blueberries & Pepitas

“I made this tonight while looking for a new way to spice up the salads in our house. It’s definitely an amazing salad. So flavorful!”

-Kris Morrison

Veggie-Packed Cheesy Chicken Salad

“This is so yummy! I usually cook up a bunch of chicken at the beginning of the week for salads and such. That worked great for this recipe! I put it on whole wheat bread.”

-seesko

Weight Watchers Cabbage Soup

“This is a classic soup recipe that my mother and I have made many times together. I like to add some beans or a little pasta to it sometimes!”

-Pamela K.

Tomato & Barley Soup

“We’re big fans of barley soups and this is a very good recipe. It was very filling and warming, which is perfect for a cold almost-summer’s night in London!”

-Sarah_Jayne

Cobb Salad with Brown Derby Dressing

"This is my favorite salad. In fact, I could eat this every day. I use a hand blender to make it. Even my dad who is 92 loves this salad, and because it is chopped, it's easy for him to eat. It's perfect!”

-LJ D.

Couscous-Chickpea Salad

“A yummy salad! Amazingly healthy and tasty without much oil. It was a very good lunch entree, but it received rave reviews when I served it with grilled chicken!”

-Anna Kumquat

Avocado Smoothie

“Delicious! The avocado gives it a creamy texture - no need for cream or yogurt!”

-katiemharris

Grilled Orange Chicken Breasts

"Fresh orange juice is a must! The chicken was in the marinade for about three hours. The end result was moist, flavorful chicken. It was served on a bed of brown rice.”

-PaulaG

Kale & Ginger Stir Fry

“Very flavorful and easy to make. If you like toasted sesame seeds, they’re a must! They added so much flavor. I love kale and am always looking for different ways to prepare it.”

-iheartsprinkles

Mexican Casserole

“My husband, teenage son and college-aged daughter all loved this and went back for seconds. That right there is hard to find! It was easy to prepare with many common ingredients I often keep on hand.”

-KimRaber

Vegan Fried ‘Fish’ Tacos

“Using silken tofu coated in a crispy panko coating is a great sub for fish. You can mix up the fillings as you like them, and you can leave the pickled onions and make a fresh tomato salsa, or mash the avocado up to make guac. Whatever you fancy!”

-Izy Hossack

Gluten-Free Pancakes

“What a great recipe! My family is gluten and dairy-free, and pancakes with a fluffy texture are hard to come by!”

-faerienotions

Air Fryer Chicken Parm

"A great take on a healthier version of a classic! It was super easy to make in the air fryer. I highly recommend this recipe to anyone!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Mediterranean Chicken Breasts With Avocado Tapenade

“My husband and I made this for dinner last night and our only complaint was that we ate too much, because it was so good!”

-McGelby

Weight Watchers Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

“I buy the chicken tenders when on sale which makes this very easy. A tiny bit of mayo mixed in with the other ingredients really makes 'em stick!”

-Liz Wilcox

Spaghetti Squash

“I have made this before, but with white sauce, ground turkey, sautéed mushrooms and onions. It was truly fabulous, and a great way to hide a veggie from the kids!”

-mccsongbird

Portobello Pizzas

“This turned out fantastic! Both my kids gobbled these up. I will definitely make these again.”

-nickiefrausto

Smoked Salmon & Avocado Baked Eggs

“A beautiful, low-carb healthy fat. You can sub bacon for salmon easily for those picky eaters. Brunch is the best meal of the day!”

-stephanie p.

Tilapia Al Ajillo

"Delicious, easy and healthy! I only had one thin tilapia fillet, which I knew would cook through very quickly, so I put one clove of sliced garlic in at the same time as the fish. They both were done perfectly.”

-Yogi8

Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Zoodle Bowl

"Fantastic recipe! I loved the chicken marinade and the bruschetta mixture. I used green onions instead of red onion for a milder taste."

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Roasted Butternut Squash-Quinoa Veggie Burger

"I had some leftover squash in the fridge, so I used that. My squash was seasoned with curry powder, and I used a clove of fresh garlic, some fresh sage and parsley. Yummy and different!”

-katez21

Quinoa-Crusted Chicken Fingers

“These were fantastic. They were crunchy and a little nutty on the outside, while juicy and tender on the inside. They had plenty of flavor because the seasoning was on the chicken, so even if some of the breading fell off, the flavor was still there!”

-Margie99

Hangover Garlic Soup

“My family loves this soup, and my friends say my house smells like heaven when I'm making it. This has become a cool weather standard in our home.”

-AshK5246

Eggplant Meatballs

"You would never be able to tell these weren’t made with beef if they were in a pot of spaghetti sauce. They were really good, I had mine on the side with a little sauce. I rolled them when they were really moist but could form a ball, and they were nice and tender after cooking too."

-Tara1183

Banana-Stuffed French Toast

"Personally I really loved this! It was very filling, and I like the cream cheese flavor. It felt really rich, and the cinnamon bread twist was delicious!"

-LimeandSpoon

Scrambled Egg Tortilla Wraps

“What a great breakfast idea! I love the heat of the red chili in this recipe, and the cilantro.”

-May I Have That Rec

Creamy Shrimp Cauliflower Risotto

"This was absolutely delicious! You would never know it was cauliflower instead of rice for the risotto, and I love cauliflower. I’m definitely making this again and want to make it for friends."

-mww1960

Caramel Apple Salad

“This is amazing! I just got back on Weight Watchers and this is now my favorite recipe for sweets! I was going to have this for dessert after tonight's dinner, but after I tasted this, I ended up filling up on it and not eating any dinner!”

-Melanie2590

Gluten-Free Cocoa Brownies

“Wow, you would never know these were gluten-free! I made these for my son who is gluten-free, but my husband and daughter were chowing down on them too! They’re usually skeptical of these types of desserts. Definitely will be making this again!”

-mommyluvs2cook

Shrimp Scampi

“Simply wonderful, and so simple. This required very few ingredients, and went from the stove top to the table in less than five minutes! The result was so great, a wonderful mix of flavors. You must have crusty bread on hand to soak up that wonderful sauce.”

-bratty

Larabar Copycat

“This is a great, basic recipe with endless variations. I reduced the dates, cashews and dried fruits so that I could try out some different flavor combinations before I commit to a whole batch. It’s very easy to do and they came out tasty! A very healthy treat.”

-Jujubegirl

Lemon Kale Chips

"These are very good. Spread pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds on before baking to add even more flavor. Adding spices such as curry or cayenne can make them tasty too!”

-Texas Shorty

Berry Crisp

“Delicious! I made this for breakfast this morning and really enjoyed it. It browned and crisped nicely in the oven. So easy and tasty!”

-Outtatime

Salmon & Asparagus in Foil

"This recipe changed the way I think about cooking fish. I make this at least every other week. It's great exactly as written, or you can experiment with different spices/sauces. One of my favorite variations is soy sauce and maple syrup with garlic.”

-Chef ChelseaBuns

Prosciutto Breakfast Bake

"Very tasty! I used scallions instead of red onion for a milder flavor, and really enjoyed it served on sourdough toast.”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Vegan Paleo Vegetable Pancakes

“These were lovely tasting pancakes. I didn’t have potato starch, so I used baking powder. The changes worked well, and I garnished with green onions and avocado. So good!”

-Baby Kato

Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

Gooey cheese nestled in between two low-carb cauliflower flatbreads, which allows it to pair perfectly with warm tomato soup.

Oven-Baked Coconut Shrimp

“This was great! I used half panko and half coconut. I put a little pineapple juice and coconut extract into the egg whites for binding and extra flavor!”

-soulcandybt

Paleo Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

“This is a recipe I like to make for my boyfriend who recently started venturing into the realm of Paleo. We both think they're great and they even ship well!”

-CookieMonster1988

Sauteed Chicken With Cherry Tomatoes

"Easy to make, and a big hit with the family! I will definitely make this again. I used chicken broth instead of wine, and it still had a great flavor."

-Lv2cook

Israeli Shakshuka

“I prepared this for lunch instead of breakfast, and used harissa instead of jalapeño peppers. I served it with pita bread and it was absolutely delicious!”

-Artandkitchen

Richie's Turkey Meatloaf

“The first time we made this, I followed the directions exactly and it was perfect! I can bake many things but meatloaf has always been a nemesis until I tried this. I have three picky eaters and a husband who loves beef, and everyone loved the taste and texture of this meatloaf!”

-Regunda Tagalong

Zucchini Lasagna

“I feel great about feeding this to my family, and even my veggie-hating, picky child liked it! We sauteed fresh green bell pepper along with the meat, onions and other ingredients. I can definitely see us making this again.”

-Gina F.

World-Famous Low Carb Bread

"This is now my staple. For years, I have been on the lookout for a lower carb, tasty version of regular bread. This is truly a keeper! It is nice to finally have a hearty slice of bread instead of the rubbery store versions.”

-Mamascookin

Slow-Cooker Ratatouille With Chickpeas

“Yum yum yum! I loved doing it in the crockpot. I followed the recipe exactly except I didn’t have any tomato paste. It was so good! I think I may have to make this a lot more often. We served it over mushroom rice.”

-nemokitty

Green & Yellow Squash Shrimp Scampi

"The family has been eating a low-carb diet, and I stumbled upon this recipe. It was quick and it was delicious. It was one of those very few times when I didn't feel like I was depriving myself!”

-Mel D

Raw Kale Salad With Tahini Dressing

“Excellent salad! It's quick and easy to make. If you have to reduce the salt in your diet, cut the salt in half and it's still fabulous. I'm going to make more of the dressing to use on other salads as well!”

-OnBorrowedTime

Banana Sorbet

“Excellent! This satisfies any dessert cravings in a healthy way. I think I will run my frozen bananas through the food processor next time to get the texture even creamier!”

-LifeIsGood

Thai Satay Noodles

"An awesome recipe, and so easy! For the kiddos, I left the recipe the way it was. For us, I added some red curry paste to give it a kick and it was awesome!"

-rima329

Vegan Mac & Cheese

“A creamy cashew-based sauce which gets its gooey texture from blended potato! I like to top it with breadcrumbs and send it for a brief grilling in the oven to crisp them up."

-Izy Hossack

Broccoli-Stuffed Vidalia Onions

“Another winner here! I love the sweet valadlia onion coupled with the combination of broccoli, mayo and a beautiful sauce. How could you go wrong? This dish was prepared so simply, and the sauce came together in a lightening flash!”

-Andi Longmeadow Farm

Vegan Galaxy Doughnuts

“A swirly galactic glaze on a pillowy soft doughnut. These are best the day they're made!”

-Izy Hossack

Baked Vegetarian Enchiladas

“This recipe has become a staple in our vegetarian household! So yummy, and so easy. We half the recipe and use flour tortillas with mild enchilada sauce. The tofu is delicious in it, and it’s even good without rice!”

-chelseliz

Winter Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew

"Unbelievable, this was divine! The saffron and cinnamon filled the house with a wonderful tagine aroma. The flavors were phenomenal, I am in love with this dish!

-maplecottage

Vegan Ginger Cookies

“These are delicious! I reduced the baking time a bit as suggested but used almost the full amount of ginger, as I like ginger cookies on the spicier side. This will be my new go-to recipe!”

-stephmwie

Aloo Gobi

“Wow. This dish turned out excellent. Maybe one of the best meals I have made. I’m gushing. It was easy and amazing. Literally can’t wait to eat leftovers tomorrow.”

-Madison M.

The Orange Creamsicle

"Very yummy! I just recently went vegan, so I’m trying to find things to eat to not feel deprived. This fit the bill, and my husband liked it too. Next, I'm trying it on the kids!"

-dtgadgetgirl

Vegan Sloppy Joes

"I really enjoyed this. The flavor and consistency were good. I halved the recipe. It was also really easy to make. I'm looking forward to leftovers later this week!”

-Rebeckadabean

Cauliflower "Steaks" With Olive Relish

“I prepared this delicious veg dish! The topping and the relish are superb as well, they fit perfectly with the roasted cauliflower. This is a really great way to prepare roasted cauliflower.”

-Artandkitchen

Cajun Shrimp & Mashed Cauliflower

“This was amazing. I had zero expectations because I had failed at my last cauliflower recipe, but this blew my mind. I added more Cajun seasoning because I’m a spice freak. I was saying ‘yum’ after each bite!”

-Kori C.

Blackened Tuna Bites with Cajun Mustard

"Great recipe! I made my own blackened seasoning. I wanted my mustard sauce to help cool down the spiciness of the tuna, so I left out the horseradish. It was a nice balance!”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Whole30 BBQ Pulled Pork With Coleslaw

"Don't let Whole30 keep you from the BBQ."

-Natasha Feldman

Neapolitan Cheesecake & Coconut Whipped Cream

"This is the perfect dessert for anyone trying to eat a bit cleaner, or doing the paleo diet! It does take a bit to prepare, and you should start the day before as it's best to let it chill overnight. I’d absolutely make this again!"

-Probably This

Buffalo Chicken Tostone Sandwiches

"These chicken and twice-fried plantain chip sandwiches are healthy, Whole30-approved and are soaked in Buffalo sauce."

Quinoa Pudding

"This was awesomely delicious! I ate mine as it came out of the baking dish and thought it was perfect. I used a bit less sugar than the recipe called for.”

-Cindy Lynn

Slim Chili Lasagna

"This was so good! I loved the fact that there are lentils in this recipe, and it adds so much taste to this lasagna. I will for sure make this again.”

-Redsie

Perfect Cauliflower Pizza Crust

"This was good! I added a dash of Italian seasoning and some garlic salt. I also used a shredded pizza blend of cheeses.”

-mandiceb

Weight Watchers Banana Bread

"I've made this a number of times. We had no applesauce, so I substituted the same amount with fat-free plain yogurt. It lightened it up, and everyone was happy here. I'm going to try substituting pumpkin for the bananas next!”

-dianelwilson

Quinoa-Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

"Excellent! I have two daughters home for the summer that follow the vegan way of eating. I found that this recipe was a great way to make one meal for the entire family. The filling has an excellent flavor!”

-prestliz

Weight Watchers Chicken Yakitori

"Yummy! This recipe really took me by surprise. I was so impressed with the way the flavors of the sauce really made the chicken so yummy.”

-Chef floWer

Weight Watchers Grilled Chicken & Key Lime Salsa

"Wow, this chicken really packs a punch of flavor! I followed the recipe exactly. I marinated it for the four hours and also made the salsa at about the same time. I then grilled it on my foreman grill, which left us with a super moist chicken that once paired with the salsa, had a super refreshing and delicious taste!”

-CulinaryExplorer

Red Beet Chocolate Cake

"My roommates and I enjoyed this recipe. It's very subtle in chocolate flavor. I would make this cake again but cut down on the oil and amp up the chocolate!”

-Hannah Petertil

Slow-Cooker Chicken Casablanca

“This was great! My husband, a little picky, liked it as is, but did suggest that a little lemon juice might be good. A definite winner in my house!”

-TopfUziel

Quinoa Mexi Six-Layer

“This recipe came out delicious! Im definitely adding this recipe to my rotation during the week. Next time, I'll add ground turkey instead of ground beef!”

-Ivansocal

Quick Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

"These were great, and my kids loved them too. I think we liked them so much because they weren't as overly sweet as cinnamon rolls usually are. They were just right!”

-Bellinda

Gluten-Free Graham Crackers

“These turned out great. I really like the flavor, and so did my guests at the bonfire. The store bought crackers didn't get opened.”

-Colette J.

Thai Chicken Noodle Salad

"I really enjoyed this salad! I added mandarin oranges and pickled baby corn to my salad. It was filling and tasted great!"

-gunthershelley

Low-Carb Scotch Eggs

"This was perfect! I made a sauce with mayo, wasabi and a splash of hot sauce. You can also spice it up by using spicier sausage and hot pork rinds. This is a keeper!”

-kaemurphy

Low-Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

“We loved this! I used all xylitol and no other sweetener. I also used part heavy cream, part half and half, and some crunchy peanut butter. This is a great, sugar-free chocolate alternative.”

-SeeAnnie

Rick's Vegetable Beef Soup

"This was so good, and so easy! The flavor was perfect in my opinion. The only thing I did different was add about 1 1/2 cups of chopped cabbage, because that's a favorite ingredient of mine in vegetable soup.”

-Stacky5

Paleo Carrot Banana Muffins

"Delicious! This tastes very much like a good bran muffin. I call it a carrot muffin that meets banana bread.”

-Crisci

Almond Joy Chocolate Bark

"This Almond Joy bark was easy to make, and tasty! I don't even like dark chocolate, but this combination was brilliant and I can't wait to make it again.”

-CookieMonster2323

Mangocado Pudding

“I can't even describe how amazing this is! It's only got three ingredients. It’s super creamy and tropical tasting. This recipe is perfect, and needs nothing else! I could easily have eaten it all myself.”

-anniesnomsblog

Pork Roast over Sweet Potatoes

"I used 3 pounds of beef brisket, doubled the sweet potatoes and forgot about the fennel seeds. 12 of us sat down to Friday night dinner, and could barely get up after stuffing our faces. There were hardly any leftovers!"

-Mirj2338

Easy Shrimp & Dijon Salad

"Light, tasty and perfect for a hot weather meal. The dressing is amazing. It's just enough to add a great flavor without being too heavy. For the vegetables, I used diced red onion, green peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes. Yum!”

-Parsley

Broccomole

“This is a really yummy spread/dip that goes great with Mexican food. I loved the onion, tomato and chili. Since I had no other use for my broccoli tops, I decided to throw them in as well, which might be why mine turned out so vibrant and bright.”

-teresas

Grapefruit, Onion & Basil Salad

"Wonderful, light and tasty. This is very much like an avocado grapefruit salad my Aunt used to make. I added avocado to this one which made it even better.”

-Cfriedrichs

Low-Fat Cajun-Style Fish in Parchment

"Very easy and tasty. I served it with a millet pilaf and steamed broccoli for a healthy dinner. I used catfish since it was on sale. I highly recommend squeezing some lemon juice over top before serving for an extra tang!”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

Orange Pork Chops for Two

“This was awesome! I was looking for something different to make for this long, cold winter. I loved this. It was so easy to make, and I added a bit of honey, too!”

-kimberley

Spinach & Bulgar Salad

“Wow, absolutely delicious! The flavors mingle perfectly, and the dill and feta combined with the tomatoes and spinach are just to die for.”

-Lalaloula

Chicken Tenders With Lemon-Spinach Rice

“Healthy and delicious! I used bulgur in place of brown rice, and rubbed garlic all over the chicken ten minutes before cooking to allow the flavor to sink in. I loved the way the garlic chicken and pan drippings accented the lemon and veggie base!”

-Debbwl

Low-Fat Baked-Up Fried Chicken

“This was so good. My husband ate it all and smiled. It was quick and easy to make, with wonderful results. Crisp, crunchy, tender and oh so flavorful. I used large chicken thighs, and can’t wait to try this with chicken legs!”

-Baby Kato

Baked Honey-Lime Chicken Wings

"Yummy! I didn't have coriander on hand, so I used parsley instead. I also added some olive oil so the drumsticks would brown nicely. The lime is a refreshing bright taste, a nice change from the heavy breaded chicken!”

-Barbs Miller

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

"I thought these were delicious! I didn't think they even tasted ‘healthy.’ I used splenda for the sugar and it worked great. I think the cinnamon and nutmeg really make it!”

-lauragrace08

"Healthy" Fried Rice

“This turned out great, we all enjoyed it! We served it with teriyaki chicken and drizzled a little sauce over it.”

-Couppie F.

Tarragon Chicken Casserole

“Wonderful! The only thing I did differently was to cut the salt to 1/4 teaspoon since the cream of chicken soup was plenty salty for my taste. I subbed slivered almonds for pine nuts, and used plenty of fresh tarragon out of my herb garden. I served this dish over brown rice.”

-Merlot

Warm Steak & Mushroom Salad

"It's easy to eat well with a flavorful recipe your family will love."

-Alan in SW Florida

Vegan Tiramisu

"A classic Italian dessert made super easy by using whipped coconut cream and vegan cream cheese. I always dust the top of my tiramisu with a thick layer of cocoa powder to counteract the sweetness of the dessert."

-Izy Hossack

Cauliflower Rice Pudding

“This was really nice. It gets solid in the fridge but reheats back to an oatmeal consistency in the microwave. I’ve been enjoying it for breakfast for several days. It’s a nice, warm breakfast. I dislike rice pudding and unfortunately can’t have oatmeal, so this works well!”

-kjkvett

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