Start the new year in a positive way with my favorite healthy recipes for 2024. This curated collection features healthy snacks, drinks, meals, and desserts!
40 Healthy Recipes For 2024
Ready to kickstart the new year with delicious and nutritious culinary inspiration? I’m sharing my personal favorites – healthy recipes that have fueled my own journey and filled my life with flavor and joy. Let’s cook, eat, and thrive together this year!
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Drinks & Smoothies
Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie- This easy Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and real fruit. A quick, healthy breakfast or on-the-go snack!
Fruit Infused Water – This “spa water” is a tasty way to stay hydrated, with three different recipes! I love the lemon cucumber water!
The Best Green Smoothie – This green smoothie recipe is based on my favorite healthy smoothie from my old yoga studio. It tastes like a milkshake, even though it’s made with spinach and other nutritious ingredients!
Immunity Boosting Tea – Made with honey and turmeric, this hot tea is perfect for winter and flu/cold season!
Healthy Homemade Granola – This homemade granola is made with simple ingredients like oats, coconut, honey, and cinnamon, then it’s baked to perfection in the oven. Crunchy and flavorful! Great for on-the-go snacking when you want to stay on track.
Instant Pot Popcorn – Yes, you can make popcorn in an Instant Pot — and it might just be the best, easiest, fastest way to make buttery, fluffy popcorn. Totally perfect!
Peanut Butter Protein Balls – These low carb protein balls are packed with healthy fats, protein, and fiber for sustainable energy throughout the day! Plus they taste amazing and are very easy to make!
Chocolate Hummus – Chocolate Hummus is a sweet and healthy snack that both kids and grown-ups will love. Plus, you can whip up a batch in less than 10 minutes…and no blender needed!
Watermelon Fries – The healthiest fries ever! We serve ours with a yummy strawberry and Greek yogurt dip for extra protein.
Baked Salmon in Foil with Veggies – Foil packet salmon is crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside — fork tender and perfectly cooked every time! Cook your veggies at the same time too!
Detox Soup – Give your digestive system a deep cleanse with this delicious and easy Vegetable Detox Soup. It’s packed with both flavor and nutrition and lots of veggies!
Sheet Pan Greek Chicken – Fast, flavorful, and healthy too! This one pan meal features juicy chicken thighs surrounded by tender roasted vegetables.
Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets – Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets are a mess-free meal that can be cooked on the grill, in the oven, or in the campfire! They’ve got a little kick too!
Mediterranean Bean Salad – Simple, real food ingredients combine to make this Mediterranean Bean Salad a wonderful light dinner on its own or fresh side dish served alongside your favorite protein.
Crispy Chicken Cobb Salad – Tender juicy chicken, smoky bacon, fresh veggies, and a tangy honey mustard dressing — this Crispy Chicken Cobb Salad is a salad that anyone will love!
Instant Pot Meat Sauce – This easy Instant Pot spaghetti sauce is ready in 30 minutes, but has such rich flavor like it has been cooking all day. This beef sauce tastes great served with spaghetti squash or zoodles (zucchini noodles) for a low carb meal.
Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai – This easy Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai is so flavorful and delicious that you’d almost swear it’s the real thing! This is one of my go-to recipes when I’m craving pasta!
Greek Pork Souvlaki – This Greek inspired recipe for pork souvlaki with vegetables makes an easy and healthy weeknight dinner. Colorful and delicious, made with just a handful of simple ingredients!
Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs – These zesty meatballs are easy, delicious, and less than 1g net carbs per serving! Can be served as a meal or an appetizer for sharing.
Healthy Barbecue Chicken Pizza – This barbecue chicken pizza is made with sweet potato crust so it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, and packed with protein. It’s one of my favorite healthy dinner recipes!
Wasabi Salmon Bowl – This wasabi salmon bowl is a flavorful combination of the sweet, spicy, and umami flavors inspired by Japanese cuisine. It’s easy to make at home and so delicious it rivals any dish you’d find in a restaurant!
General Tso’s Cauliflower – This General Tso’s Cauliflower is a delicious healthy twist on a Chinese take-out favorite! Crispy, tangy, sweet, and tender…amazing stuff!!
Homemade Mayonnaise – Homemade mayonnaise is not only delicious, but good for you too! And it has zero carbs if you’re counting!
Keto Ham and Pimento Cheese Wraps – Crisp lettuce, sweet honey ham, and creamy pimento cheese — these low carb wraps are the perfect fresh and easy lunch.
California Walnut Crusted Salmon – Delicious, nutritious, and ready in 30 minutes or less! This restaurant-quality California Walnut Crusted Salmon is an easy meal perfect for busy weeknights and special occasions alike!
Crockpot Chicken – Never suffer through dry chicken again! Cooking chicken in crockpot will give you perfectly tender and juicy slow cooker rotisserie chicken every single time!
Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Pork – Making your favorite takeout has never been easier! This Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Pork recipe puts flavorful Chinese-inspired cuisine on the table in less than 30 minutes!
Asparagus and Dill Chicken Salad – Add some green to your usual chicken salad with our Fresh Veggie & Dill Chicken Salad!
Keto Egg Breakfast Cups – Give yourself an energy boost to start the day with these protein-packed Keto Egg Cups for breakfast! This recipe is great to make ahead for meal planning.
Veggies & Healthy Side Dish Recipes
Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts- Sweet brussel sprouts combined with crispy bacon — what’s not to love?? These easy and delicious Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts are guaranteed to make anyone a fan and a side dish that pairs well with just about anything!
Ginger Ale Carrots- Tender carrots with a subtly sweet glaze…made with…ginger ale?! You better believe it!! These delicious ginger ale carrots are only 3 simple ingredients and one of our favorite easy side dish recipes!
Broccoli with Garlic Sauce – This flavorful broccoli dish tastes like it was made in a restaurant!
Easy Coconut Rice – Since it is prepared with coconut milk instead of water, coconut rice is extra fluffy and infused with flavor. The perfect side dish for Thai cuisine or almost any of your favorite recipes!
Ranch Green Beans – There’s SO much flavor packed into this simple green bean dish!
Avocado Brownies – Rich, chewy fudge brownies made with…avocado?! Trust me on this…these brownies are amazing!! And the kids love them too!
Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies – These decadent and healthy Snickerdoodle Chickpea Blondies are rich and chewy with tons of sweet, spicy cinnamon – they’re also gluten free and dairy free!
Avocado Cookies – Similar to our avocado brownie recipe, these chocolate avocado cookies are ultra rich and fudge-y!
Keto No Bake Cookies – This is my go-to healthy cookie recipe, with just 4g carbs per serving!
Rainbow Chia Seed Pudding – With a healthy mix of colors and flavors, this Rainbow Chia Pudding is a bright addition to any day! Kids will love it too and it is a good source of antioxidants.