Healthy Recipes for Two

Looking for ideas for healthy meals? Our collection includes salads, soups, ideas for healthy breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and many more healthy recipes for two people. Check it out!

Staff Picks

Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.68 stars
Whip up this three-ingredient healthy smoothie recipe with just three ingredients—nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Feel free to substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit you like.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.

Lemon-Herb Sardine Salad

Rating: 3.48 stars
Get your dose of healthy oils with this lemony sardine mix over lettuce.

Green Machine Smoothie

Detox Cred: Starting the day with this nutrient-dense elixir is a delicious way to charge your system with nutrients. Dark leafy greens are extremely alkalizing, meaning they foster a more neutral body environment for better functioning enzymes, compared with acid-forming foods like meats and dairy.

Radicchio Salad with Chopped-Lemon Dressing

Finely chopped lemon mixed with grainy mustard, sugar, and olive oil makes a stellar dressing for this radicchio-and-mint salad.

Tofu-Celery Stir-Fry

It's too often relegated to the crudité platter, let celery shine as the star vegetable in this easy plant-based stir-fry. Tofu provides the protein, while ginger, scallions, chili-garlic sauce, and cilantro kick up the flavor.

Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie

Rating: 3.42 stars
Drink up! The fresh ginger in this tropical pineapple smoothie adds a layer of spice that'll give your morning a kick.

Strawberry, Mango, and Yogurt Smoothie

Rating: 3.75 stars
This healthy and refreshing smoothie is made with only four ingredients—apple juice, low-fat yogurt, strawberries, and mango chunks. You can use fresh or frozen fruit in this smoothie and substitute orange juice for the apple.

Peanut-Banana Espresso Smoothie

Rating: 3.64 stars
Your morning routine just became portable. Creamy peanut butter and banana come together with espresso powder in this smoothie that packs a punch.

Nectarine-Yogurt Smoothie

Almond milk has less calories than skim milk and provides the distinctive, nutty flavor we love in this sweet smoothie.

Creamy Parmesan Oats with Fried Egg

Savory oatmeal for the win! Instead of the usual brown sugar, team Parmesan and sunny-side-up eggs with Peppadew peppers and watercress for an Italian-inspired porridge. A squeeze of lemon before serving brightens up all the flavors.

Cucumber Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.05 stars
This smoothie of cucumber and blueberries is brimming with antioxidants. It makes a great start to any day for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack.  Low-fat yogurt makes it extra creamy.

Inspiration and Ideas

Poached Trout

Whole fish (such as this butterflied trout or pink-fleshed arctic char) are as easy to poach as fillets. This recipe works with almost any variety. Serve chilled over greens with horseradish for lunch. For dinner, serve warm with pureed vegetables on the side.

Cauliflower "Rice" Stir-Fry

Rating: Unrated
This no-grain cauliflower dish is surprisingly hearty.

Captain Cold Cut Sandwich

Rating: 3 stars

This sandwich possesses energy beyond that of ordinary lunch favorites thanks to salami, prosciutto, provolone, and an array of fresh tomatoes and roasted red peppers.