Quick & Easy Healthy Recipes

Never let costs, time, or ingredient roadblocks sway you from eating healthy again with these quick and easy recipes! Simplify eating well for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with recipes that include healthy breads, soups, rice and pasta dishes. And don't forget to make room for dessert with healthy snacks and sweets.

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How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Soup

If you need to get dinner on the table fast but you're tight on time, you can make this restorative, immunity-boosting soup with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken.

Simple Poached Salmon

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A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

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This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

Roasted Pumpkin

This recipe for basic roasted pumpkin is so simple and very versatile. You can eat the sweet, fibrous flesh straight out of the shell with some olive oil, salt, and pepper, or you can get creative. Once you've roasted the pumpkin as directed below, consider making Pumpkin Wedges with Sage or Indian-Spiced Pumpkin.

Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

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This mouthwatering Italian recipe for gnocchi with tomato sauce was adapted from Martha Stewart Living, February 2004.

Sauteed Red Cabbage

The vegetable side has a slightly sweet-and-sour flavor.

Kale-and-Apple Salad

Sweet and tart with crunch for days, the thinly sliced apples in this healthy salad have what it takes stand up to the bold flavors of fresh kale, celery, Parmesan cheese, and a garlicky lemon-honey vinaigrette.
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Soaked Chia Seeds

This make-ahead mix lets you power up with omega-3s, fiber, and protein. You've no doubt heard all the buzz about nutrient-packed chia seeds. Well, here's a super-easy way to include them in your daily routine.

Creamy Leftover-Turkey-and-Rice Soup

Put a light, fresh spin on Thanksgiving leftovers with a speedy riff on avgolemono, the classic Greek chicken soup. Egg yolks add creaminess to turkey stock, while lemon juice brightens the flavor, and cooked rice and shredded meat fill out every spoonful.
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Corn Chowder with Zucchini and Orzo

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This hearty fresh corn soup doesn't take long to make and it can be your main course.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Mushroom and Black Bean Tortilla Casserole
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Sauteed mushrooms, cooked black beans, and store-bought salsa are layered with corn tortillas in a baking dish to create this Tex-Mex-inspired casserole.
One-Pot Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon
Less is more in this quick and easy weeknight dinner. It calls for just five main ingredients (penne, broccoli, garlic, lemon, and Parmesan) and requires minimal cleanup.

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

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Try a savory approach to your morning oatmeal with the addition of a soft-cooked egg and shredded cheddar cheese.