My Favorite Healthy Recipes

I try to eat relatively healthy meals most of the time, so this post really isn’t about New Year’s resolutions or anything.  Still, after a month or two of holiday foods – many of which are delightfully rich, delightfully sweet, or both – it can sure feel good to get back to fresh, healthful cooking.  I compiled a list of my very favorite healthy recipes…  By “healthy,” I mean lower in calories, lower in fat, but still bursting with flavor.  Give them a try!

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry (Gluten free, dairy free)
Serves 4
Per serving: 319 cal; 15.3 g fat; 32.1 g protein; 14.3 g carb; 3.5 g fiber (calculated without rice)

Chicken with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes (Gluten free, dairy free)
Serves 4
Per serving: 328 cal; 12.7 g fat; 46.7 g protein; 4.4 g carb; 0.9 g fiber

Cream Cheese Frittata
Serves 4
Per serving: 271 cal; 19.6 g fat; 13.1 g protein; 10.5 g carb; 0.8 g fiber

Eggplant Rollatini
Serves 4
Per serving: 267 cal; 12.8 g fat (6.8 g sat fat); 19 g protein; 21.2 g carb; 8.7 g fiber

Egg-White Omelet with Spinach and Cottage Cheese
Serves 1
Per serving: 199 cal; 8.1 g fat (2.7 g sat fat); 23.1 g protein; 8.7 g carb; 2.7 g fiber

Healthier Meat Lasagna
Original recipe serves 4 (huge serving); nutrition calculated for 6
Per serving: 313 cal; 10.3 g fat (4 g sat fat); 26.9 g protein; 28.3 g carb; 6.3 g fiber

Salmon Burgers with Yogurt-Dill Sauce
Serves 4
Per serving: 332 cal; 11.2 g fat (2.2 g sat fat); 30.1 g protein; 28.3 g carb; 3.8 g fiber

Shrimp Stir-Fry (Gluten free, dairy free)
Serves 4
Per serving (calculated with tofu, but numbers will be close with shrimp):
286 cal; 15.1 g fat; 23.2 g protein; 21 g carb; 4.2 g fiber

Smothered Chicken
Serves 4
Per serving: 326 cal; 12.9 g fat; 40.8 g protein; 10.2 g carb; 1.9 g fiber

Spaghetti Puttanesca
Serves 6
Per serving: 365 cal; 6.8 g fat; 11 g protein; 64.6 g carb; 3.2 g fiber

Two-Cheese Tortilla Pizza with Arugula Salad
Serves 4
Per serving: 310 cal; 13.9 g fat (4.2 g sat fat); 14 g protein; 33 g carb; 4.9 g fiber


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