Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash by Food Network

Quinoa with Roasted Butternut SquashAn incredibly easy lunch salad or dinner side, this Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash is full of protein and delicious! The cubed butternut squash, pistachios, quinoa, cranberries and spinach work perfectly together.

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Mango-Shrimp Rice Noodles by Prevention Magazine

Mango-Shrimp Rice NoodlesSo easy and so delicious! This “Healthy You” approved Mango-Shrimp Rice Noodles includes ginger, shrimp, carrots, cucumber and mango to make a well-rounded, tasty and colorful meal.

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Citrus Salad with Fennel Vinaigrette by Epicurious

Citrus Salad with Fennel VinaigretteI am craving a nice, healthy salad and Citrus Salad with Fennel Vinaigrette will hit the spot! With fennel, ginger, fresh citrus and salad greens, it will give me a much needed boost. For a “Healthy You” approved version, simply omit the sesame clusters.

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Penne with Butternut Squash by Food Network

Penne with Butternut SquashThis awesome Penne with Butternut Squash can be made in 30 minutes flat and easily served to the whole family! The squash provides a festive feel and when made with brown rice pasta (and without the cheese), it’s “Healthy You” approved.

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Coriander Chicken Thighs with Miso-Glazed Root Vegetables by Epicurious

Coriander Chicken Thighs with Miso-Glazed Root VegetablesDo you experiment with fresh veggies or do you tend to stick to the same rotation? I love that this “Healthy You” approved recipe encourages the use of carrots, parsnips, or celery root, beets (with greens), and turnips (with greens). The vegetable glaze is made with miso, a Japanese soybean paste that comes in a variety of colors and flavors. Give it a try – you might find a new favorite!

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Garden Vegetable Soup by Food Network

Garden Vegetable SoupI cannot get enough soup recipes FULL of delicious veggies. This version from Food Network is “Healthy You” approved, and hearty enough for a main meal. This one is on my must-make list.

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One-Pan Baked Curry Cod by Mind Body Green

One Pan Baked Curry CodEating healthy does not have to be complicated or difficult. This One-Pan Baked Curry Cod by MindBodyGreen has 5 simple ingredients and is done in almost no time. If you want a heartier meal, quinoa would make the perfect addition.

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Turkish Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs by Food & Wine

Turkish Tomato Salad with Fresh HerbsBecause of my love for tomatoes, this Turkish Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs stopped me in my tracks. The pistachios, tomatoes, scallions, cucumbers and jalapenos mixed with fresh herbs sounds ideal! The dressing in the recipe is made with pomegranate molasses which contains sugar, but you can easily substitute with a sugar-free option such as the White Balsamic Vinaigrette from The Healthy You Diet.

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Brussels Sprouts and Steak Stir-Fry by Epicurious

Brussels Sprouts and Steak Stir-FryThis recipe incorporates lean steak for an overall healthy meal. It’s also a great dish for using leftover steak. The jalapeño gives it a nice added kick. I suggest preparing the ingredients in advance as it may take some time, but once the stir-fry starts it is fast and easy!

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Baked Stuffed Apples by Prevention Magazine

Baked Stuffed ApplesApples are in season and this recipe uses their natural sweetness perfectly. Combine toasted almonds, honey, lemon zest, and ginger and place the mixture into cored apples to create amazing Baked Stuffed Apples! The best part is that this deliciously sweet recipe is “Healthy You” approved!

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