31 Days of Healthy Recipes
Chicken Voodle Soup
It’s all about voodles (vegetable noodles) in this better-for-you riff on the classic comfort food. Long strands of zucchini become perfectly tender when simmered and add a welcome pop of green to the bowl. Check out more inspired ways to elevate spiralized vegetables.
Trout, Tomatoes, and Basil in Parchment
En papillote is a genius healthy cooking method that calls for wrapping all your ingredients inside a parchment packet and baking in the oven. It works wonders with just four ingredients here: rainbow trout, tomatoes, fresh basil, and olive oil. Once you've mastered this technique, try all our tasty trout recipes!
Easy Blender Green Juice
Yes, you can make juice without a fancy juicer! Break out the blender instead -- the ingredients simply need a little water to get going. Get our food editors' secrets to building a better green juice, then give their tried-and-true flavor combination a whirl: romaine, cucumber, orange, pear, kale, and fresh ginger.
Whole-Grain Breakfast Cookies
Chock-full of wholesome ingredients, including oats, buckwheat flour, millet, cashew butter, coconut oil, and fresh raspberries, these cookies make a sensational breakfast alongside a glass of cold milk. The recipe is just one of Martha's healthy baked treats that actually taste good, from her book "A New Way to Bake."
Avocado, Mango, and Toasted Seed Salad
You’ll adore the combination of textures in this transport-friendly salad -- crisp greens are topped with creamy avocado (an assortment of toasted seeds adds flavor and prevents it from turning brown), luscious mango, crunchy snap peas, and toothsome edamame. Take a peek at the rest of our healthy lunch salads you can make in just 10 minutes.
Baked Salmon Sushi
Learn how to roll your own sushi, and you’ll never be tempted by the grocery-store variety again! It’s easier than it seems, and the results are so much more delicious. Our baked salmon roll with avocado, cucumbers, and carrots is the perfect place to start. Use brown rice to make it even more nutritious.
Sweet & Savory Cottage Cheese Tartines
Are you a cottage cheese convert yet? If not, these easy-to-assemble tartines should do the trick. Use our toppings (plums or figs and honey for sweet, or sprouts or radishes and lemon zest for savory) -- as a jumping-off point, then let your imagination run wild. Check out the rest of our easy, healthy snacks starring cottage cheese!
Just the thing for shaking up your morning routine! You'll forget all about coffee once you've had a sip of this soothing hot beverage made with almond milk, fresh turmeric and ginger, coconut oil, cinnamon, and honey.
Stuffed Collard Greens
Don’t let cabbage have all the stuffing fun! Collard greens get the job done just as well -- here, they’re filled with a scrumptious mixture of spelt and white beans flavored with Parmigiano-Reggiano and fresh sage, then smothered in a chunky tomato sauce.
Roast-Chicken Grain Bowl
Juicy roasted chicken breasts are perched on a bed of bulgur, along with grated carrots and beets and Greek yogurt. A zingy dressing made with fresh lemon juice and Dijon mustard completes the dish. Want more inspired ideas for lunch or dinner? We've got healthy grain bowl recipes galore.
Steamed Vegetable Salad with Walnut Oil
Steaming is a great way to cook vegetables and ensure that they retain most of their nutrients. We went with broccolini, asparagus, yellow squash, zucchini, and baby golden beets, but you can use any seasonal produce you please. Just make sure to steam each veg separately for the best texture; finish with flaky salt, toasted walnut oil, fresh lemon juice, and radish greens.
Almond Custard Tart with Strawberries
A wholesome coconut-oat crust plus a custard made with homemade almond milk keep this tart firmly on the healthy side. The fresh strawberries and sliced almonds don’t hurt, either. Feel free to sub in whatever fruit is in season to top this beauty.
Test Kitchen's Favorite Fire-Cider Tonic
Our food editors’ take on the popular herbal folk remedy calls for rosemary, jalapenos, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks, and citrus in addition to the traditional ginger, horseradish, garlic, onions, apple-cider vinegar, and honey. It's a formula you'll be reaching for again and again this winter.
Cauliflower Crust Pizza Margherita
You don't need to be gluten-free to enjoy the golden, crispy-chewy cauliflower crust on this pie. It needs little more than roasted cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil to shine.
No-Cook Overnight Oats
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a breakfast that’s easier or healthier than this no-cook oatmeal. Simply combine the oats with milk (or coconut milk for a tropical twist!) the night before, let the fridge work its magic, and top with whatever you like in the morning. Ready for more? Get all our healthy oatmeal recipes.
Slow-Cooker Cilantro-Chutney Chicken
Chicken thighs become juicy and fragrant when tossed into the slow cooker along with fresh ginger, garlic, and jalapeno. A lively chutney made with cilantro, roasted peanuts, and lime juice takes this set-and-forget meal to the next level. We've got plenty more healthy slow cooker recipes that are bursting with flavor.
Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Seeds
Cashew-Date-Coconut Energy Bars
Having a batch of these better-for-you power bars on hand is like money in the bank -- they make excellent on-the-go breakfasts and snacks for kids and grown-ups alike. Need more healthy snack ideas for the little ones?
Garlic-infused yogurt meets fresh spinach atop store-bought naan in this satisfying vegetarian meal. A sprinkling of toasted coconut, cumin, and sesame seeds (inspired by dukkah, the beloved Egyptian spice blend) at the end is a must.
One-Pan Orecchiette with Chickpeas and Olives
Thai Pork Salad
Lean pork chops are pan-seared and thinly sliced for a Thai-inspired salad starring fresh produce we’ll be relying on all winter long: Napa cabbage, red onion, cucumber, and mint.
Roasted Carrots and Red Quinoa
Nutty quinoa makes a lovely canvas for all kinds of flavors -- here, they complement thyme-roasted carrots and red onions, wilted baby spinach, and an umami-packed miso dressing beautifully. Seeking more ways to use this grain? Take a gander at our healthy quinoa recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Tofu Scramble with Cotija Cheese and Tortillas
No, that isn't scrambled eggs! It's tofu tinted yellow from the turmeric in these serve-any-time-of-day tacos. Two more superfoods round out the party: avocado and black beans.
Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes
Hearty toppings including cannellini beans, broccoli rabe, and pepperoncini make baked sweet potatoes substantial enough for supper.
Roasted Salmon with Kale and Cabbage
Succulent salmon fillets are given a quick turn in the oven here, along with two stalwart winter vegetables -- kale and cabbage. Whisk together lemon zest and juice, fresh dill, Dijon, and olive oil for a light dressing that makes this simple sheet pan supper sing. We've got plenty more healthy, delicious salmon recipes right this way.
Broccoli Rabe Pesto with Whole-Wheat Pasta and Turkey Sausage
Lighten up pasta night at your house by tossing whole-wheat linguine with lean turkey sausage and a sauce that’s chock-full of greens (broccoli rabe) and good fats (pine nuts). Next, check out the rest of our healthy pasta recipes that'll leave you satisfied.
Lemon-Herb Sardine Salad
Canned sardines are one of our go-to healthy pantry ingredients. Here, they’re gussied up with celery, fresh parsley and tarragon, capers, and a bracing lemon-Dijon dressing.
No-Cook Chocolate-Avocado Pudding
Avocado is the secret behind the satiny texture of this seemingly decadent dessert. Vanilla brings out the flavor of the cocoa powder, and a touch of raw honey adds just the right amount of sweetness.