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8 Delicious And Healthy Recipes To Try

Are you looking for some new and delicious recipes to add to your meal rotation? Well, you’ve come to the right place! This post will share some delicious recipes with you. These recipes are all nutritious and easy to make, so you’ll be able to whip them up in no time. Plus, they all taste amazing! So whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner idea or something special for a weekend get-together, these recipes are sure to please.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic Glaze

This recipe is a great way to dress up Brussels sprouts and make them extra delicious. The balsamic glaze adds a touch of sweetness and takes these veggie bites to the next level.

Ingredients:

  • 20-30 Brussels sprouts
  • 2 tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  • A Pinch Of Garlic
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cut the Brussels sprouts in half and spread them on a baking sheet. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Roast in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Check on the Brussels sprouts and give them a stir. Roast for an additional 15 minutes or until they are nicely browned. Enjoy!

Asian Quinoa Bowl With Chicken

Why not add some Asian-style cooking to your kitchen with a quick and easy weeknight meal. It’s packed with flavor and has a nice balance of protein, carbs, and healthy fats.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 Large Chicken breasts
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 10-20 Snap Peas
  • 2 Large Carrots
  • 2 tbsp. Sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Ginger Root

Instructions:

Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. While the quinoa is cooking, season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and sesame oil. Grill, bake or sauté the chicken until it is cooked through. Slice the chicken into thin strips.

Cut the bell pepper, snap peas, and carrots into thin pieces. Create a stir fry by sautéing these veggies in sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, and ginger. To assemble the bowls, start with a base of quinoa. Top with the stir fry vegetables and chicken strips. Drizzle with additional soy sauce or sesame oil, if desired. Serve immediately.

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

This soup is creamy, comforting, and perfect for a chilly fall day. It’s also packed with nutrients like Vitamin A and beta-carotene. So if you’re looking for a delicious and healthy soup recipe, this one is sure to please.

Ingredients:

  • 32 oz. Chicken or vegetable broth
  • 28 oz. Canned diced tomatoes
  • 12 oz. Frozen corn
  • Two large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • One onion, chopped
  • One red bell pepper, chopped
  • Three garlic cloves, minced
  • One tsp. Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste

Instructions:

Add all ingredients to a large soup pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are cooked through. Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until it is smooth and creamy. If you don’t have an immersion blender, you can carefully transfer the soup to a regular blender and blend until smooth. Serve warm!

Beef And Broccoli Stir Fry

This recipe is a healthier version of the take-out classic. It’s quick, easy, and packed with flavor. Plus, it’s a great way to get your veggies in!

Ingredients:

  • One pound of lean ground beef
  • Two heads of broccoli, chopped into small florets
  • One onion, chopped
  • Three garlic cloves, minced
  • One tbsp. Sesame oil
  • One tbsp. Soy sauce
  • One tbsp. Rice vinegar
  • One Cup of Rice/Quinoa

Instructions:

In a large skillet or wok, sauté the ground beef over medium-high heat until it is browned. Add the broccoli, onion, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. Stir fry until the broccoli is tender and the beef is cooked through. Serve with rice or quinoa!

Coconut Shrimp

Do you love fried shrimp but want to cut back on calories? Well, this recipe is for you! The shrimp are baked in the oven, so they are nice and crispy. Plus, they’re coated in a light and fluffy coconut batter.

Ingredients:

  • One pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • One cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • One/two cup almond flour
  • One tsp. Baking powder
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • One egg, beaten

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the shredded coconut, almond flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. In another bowl, whisk together the egg and one tablespoon of water. Dip each shrimp in the egg mixture and then coat in the coconut mixture. Place the shrimp on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until they are cooked through. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!

Grilled Salmon With Avocado Salsa

With summer just around the corner, you will want to save this one! The meal is healthy, flavorful, and perfect for a summer BBQ. The salmon is grilled to perfection and topped with fresh and creamy avocado salsa. It’s sure to be a hit with your friends and family!

Ingredients:

  • Four salmon fillets
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • One avocado, diced
  • One tomato, diced
  • One/two onion, diced
  • One jalapeño, diced
  • One lime, juiced

Instructions:

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Grill for about six minutes per side or until they are cooked through. In a small bowl, combine the avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño, and lime juice. Serve the salmon with the avocado salsa!

Pork Chop And Apple Bake

If you want a delicious and easy way to get your pork chops on the table, look no further! The pork chops are coated in a simple seasoning rub and then baked with apples, onions, and garlic. It’s a perfect fall meal!

Ingredients:

  • Four pork chops
  • One teaspoon paprika
  • One teaspoon garlic powder
  • One teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • Two apples, peeled and sliced
  • One onion, sliced
  • Three garlic cloves, minced

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Rub the seasoning mix all over the pork chops. In a large baking dish, combine the apples, onion, garlic, and pork chops. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the pork chops are cooked through. Serve with your favorite side dish!

Spaghetti Squash Fettuccine Alfredo

This recipe is a healthier version of the classic pasta dish. It’s made with spaghetti squash instead of pasta, and it’s topped with a light and creamy sauce. It’s the perfect meal for a weeknight!

Ingredients:

  • One spaghetti squash
  • One tbsp. Olive oil
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • One/two cup heavy cream
  • One/two cup Parmesan cheese
  • Three garlic cloves, minced

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Rub the inside of each half with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place the squash halves cut-side down on a baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes.

In a small saucepan, heat the cream over medium heat. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and garlic cloves. Cook until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth. Once the squash is cooked, use a fork to scrape out the spaghetti-like strands. Serve with the Alfredo sauce and your favorite toppings!

Get Cooking!

Feel free to make these recipes your own by adding your favorite ingredients or swapping out ones you don’t like. And most importantly, have fun! Cooking should be enjoyable, so make it a priority to find recipes that you’ll enjoy making and eating. With a little effort, you’ll be whipping up healthy and delicious meals in no time! Just remember, the key to a healthy diet is balance. So don’t be afraid to indulge in your favorite foods every once in a while!

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