25+ Healthy Recipes for the New Year

I have a whole batch of marvelous healthy recipes to kick off your new year on the right foot. Once again, I’ve partnered with a group of talented food bloggers to inspire your menu with delicious, healthy dishes.

Healthy Recipes for the New Year

Healthy Recipes

I generally have pretty good willpower, but I must admit to tasting a lot of cookie dough along with sampling all the sweets and treats delivered to our house for the holidays. January  is the perfect time reflect on the year gone by and focus on a new healthier you. This means eating a more balanced diet, eliminating sweets and upping the fruits and vegetables. My blogger friends and I have shared some of our favorite clean eating recipes, from soups to salads to entrees, which you’ll want to add to your menu in 2016!

Best Baked “Fried” Chicken

Jacked Up Monterey Chicken Salad
Jacked Up Monterey Chicken Salad

3-Ingredient No-Bake Energy Bars

Skinny Orange Dreamsicle Cake

Italian Kale Salad

Raspberry Peach Smoothie

Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe

Mango Tango Smoothie Bowl

Mini Salmon Asparagus Frittatas

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Cheesy Skillet Gnocchi

Cinnamon Raisin Energy Bites
Cinnamon Raisin Energy Bites

Skinny Bruschetta Chicken
Hearts of Palm Artichoke Avocado Butter Lettuce Salad

Red Potato, Kale, Mushroom and Feta Frittata
Quinoa Corn Chowder

Charred Kale Caesar Salad with Honey Chipotle Chicken
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Spaghetti Squash Bolognese
Vegan Sloppy Black Eye Peas

Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup
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Cauliflower and Quinoa White Chili
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Cleansing Tri-Color Quinoa Salad

Lightened Up Chicken Fingers and Dipping Sauce
Avocado Chicken Salad

Shrimp & Garlic Rice Stuffed Peppers
One Pan Tuscan Pork Chops
Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Roasted Garlic Cilantro Sauce

Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Mexican Chicken Soup
Tropical Smoothie Bowl
Quinoa Taco Bowls

A Few More of My Favorites:

Sea Bass with Mediterranean Tapenade

Sea Bass with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers

Smoked Salmon Platter | An easy , no recipe needed dish to serve for breakfast, lunch or as an appetizer

Smoked Salmon Platter

Summer Farro Salad | Farro, cukes, avocados, tomatoes and fresh corn dressed with a simple lime vinaigrette

Summer Farro Salad

Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wraps | Spicy Asian chicken in boston bib lettuce cups. Low carb and delicious!

Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad


  1. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud says:

    That Tuscan Pork sure looks good! Merry Christmas Liz:@)

  2. Wow!! Thanks for sharing these yummy dishes!, Liz! I will try to prepare Vegan Sloppy Black Eye Peas. Looks moth-watering 🙂

  3. What a delicious gallery of meals! Happy Christmas to you and your family!

  4. What an inspiring post, I’ll definitely be bookmarking several of these tasty dishes for January, thank you. The seafood posts are definitely my favs. We’re really buttoning down in January as we both need to shed some pounds!
    This post Seems to have a lot more ads than normal (one after ever pic), just thought I’d mention it.

  5. amazing and beautiful ideas Lizzy!!
    merry Christmas for you and your lovely family!!

  6. That’s a very impressive round-up. I’m loving the artichoke salad. And the spaghetti squash. Wishing you and all your family a very Merry and blessed Christmas xx

  7. Lovely round-up, this is perfect for when we want to get back to healthier eating! Your Mediterranean chopped salad is just what I’m craving!

  8. Wow what a great spread of healthier dishes for the holidays and perfect for anytime of the year.

  9. This is a great round up, I’m definitely ready for light, lean and healthy!

  10. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas Liz!

  11. It looks like you have a wonderful lineup. I definitely need to start eating healthier, after eating all the holiday goodies. Liz, I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas!

  12. That Jacked Up Monterey Chicken Salad will make several appearances on my table! Hope your holiday was fantastic!

  13. Lizzy,
    My will power used to be a lot better than it is now. This is a great roundup of healthy recipes.


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