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10 healthy recipes you can easily make at home

Posted: DEC 8, 2021

It can often be a challenge to make a meal that’s quick, healthy, and delicious.

The good news? Our Food for Health blog has 600+ healthy recipes — with many that are quick and simple to make.

To help inspire your next meal, we pulled together this list of healthy recipes that you can make with simple ingredients that pack a big dose of flavor.


Curry quinoa with veggies


A bowl of quinoa.

Full of protein, fiber, and flavorful spices, you can make this recipe as a meal, side dish, or snack. And don’t be afraid to get creative. You can easily swap ingredients in (or out) depending on what you have on hand.


Build-your-own Buddha bowl


The Buddha bowl is another flexible meal option. It consists of a base of whole grains topped with vegetables, your choice of protein, and a dressing. Our recipe for a Buddha bowl is just one version — feel free to make changes according to your tastes and what foods are available.


Mexican quinoa salad with black beans, corn, and tomatoes


A bowl of Mexican quinoa.

Many of the ingredients in this recipe may already be in your kitchen. Plus, you can easily sub in different proteins or veggies. For example, grilled chicken and poblano peppers would make a flavorful addition.   


Salmon salad wrap


Wrap sandwich with salmon and vegetables on a white plate.

This delicious wrap can be served up in 10 minutes or less. The healthy fat and protein in the salmon combined with the whole grain wrap and fresh vegetables make this a quick meal that’s good for you, too.


Chickpea salad


Another great wrap to make when you’re short on time is this vegetarian option. Chickpeas provide plant-based fiber and the vegetables add a pop of color and crunch — not to mention vitamins and minerals.


Roasted vegetables and heirloom tomato pasta


A pot of pasta with tomato sauce.

Don’t worry if you can’t get heirloom tomatoes for this pasta. It’s just as tasty with regular tomatoes or even canned. You can even use pasta sauce in a jar — just check the ingredient label to make sure the brand you use doesn’t contain too much added sugar.


Shakshuka with chickpeas and lemon


A bowl of shakshuka with chickpeas and lemon zest.

This take on a common North African and Middle Eastern dish contains lots of good-for-you protein and fiber. The best part? This unique dish can be served up in about 20 minutes.


Grilled zucchini, tomato, and mozzarella wrap


A plate of grilled zucchini.

Simple yet nutritious and delicious. This wrap is a perfect go-to option if you’re considering transitioning into a vegetarian diet — or if you want to add more veggies to your plate.


Fiesta tofu


A pan of Mexican veggies and tofu.

High in protein and iron, but low in calories, the tofu in this recipe soaks up the savory spices of the sauce. Serve it with tortillas and toppings like avocado for a healthy spin on taco night.


Grilled avocado and tandoori chicken


Grilled avocados and a chicken kabob on a serving plate.

Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside — if you haven’t had a grilled avocado yet, you’ll definitely want to give it a try. Pair it with this tandoori chicken kebab recipe, add a few veggies to the skewers, and you’ll have a complete meal fresh off the grill.


Ready for a healthy dessert?

From smoothie recipes to “nice cream” to cookies sweetened with dates, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with good-for-you options by browsing the additional recipes on our Food for Health blog.


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