10 Healthy and Delicious Recipes for the New Year


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So it’s seven days into the new year, and you’re already thinking about cheating on your New Year’s resolution diet. Before you reach for that candy bar, consider this: you can eat well and eat healthy. I’ve scoured the WV LIVING recipe archives for foods that are both nutritious and delicious. Give them a try!

1. Homemade Granola

Start the day with some homemade granola for a filling breakfast free of artificial preservatives and sweeteners.

2. Baked Eggs in Balsamic Roasted Tomato Cups

Kick-start your metabolism with protein-rich eggs, and get your daily dose of antioxidants from the tomatoes.

3. Baked Zucchini Sticks with Sweet Onion Dip

These baked zucchini sticks have all the crunchy goodness of fries, with a lot more nutritional value.

4. Black Bean and Wild Rice Burgers

Go veggie for a day and try these when you’re craving a burger.

5. Lentil Barley Soup

This slow-cooker soup is easy to make and a great source of cholesterol-lowering fiber.

6. Sweet Potato Clementine Bisque

Healthy yams and vitamin C-rich clementines combine in this creamy bisque.

7. Hummus Canapé

Hummus is full of protein and fiber, making it a filling snack.
Dress up your hummus for entertaining by adding vegetable
garnishes.

8. Individual Lettuce Cups

Lettuce cups are great for serving small appetizers or chunky dips. Deconstruct a sandwich by putting the ingredients in one of these cups for a carb-free lunch.

9. Healthier Chocolate Soufflés

Every now and then, you need a little indulgence.

10. Healthy Chocolate Monster Bars

Sometimes, you need a lot of indulgence. However, these chocolate treats can be made vegan and get their creamy texture from avocados.

 

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