For many, the new year brings a fresh start, clean slate, and opportunity to stick to those new year resolutions. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, stay physically fit, or simply whip up delicious and nutritious meals, we’ve got you covered. We’re sharing 17 of our favorite recipes for healthy living in 2017 – from breakfast to dinner, snacks to dessert, there’s something for everyone to love!
1. No-Bake PB&J Energy Bites
Like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich but much more nutritious! These PB&J energy bites are packed with protein, healthy fats, and fiber. Even better? You only need 7 ingredients and 15 minutes to whip these up!
2. Protein Peanut Butter Cups
We’re HUGE peanut butter lovers and this recipe for homemade peanut butter cups satisfies our craving every single time. Chocolate, peanut butter, and protein powder combine to create a truly delicious snack or after dinner sweet treat.
3. Chia Seed Pudding
Naturally vegan, this recipe for maple-infused chia seed pudding is made with only 5 ingredients. Turn it into a breakfast bar and offer a variety of toppings – the possibilities are endless!
4. Glowing Skin Smoothie
Everyone wants that glow. Improve your skin tone with an energy boosting smoothie that tastes good too!
5. Chocolate Protein Cake in a Mug
When your sweet tooth hits, try this chocolate protein cake made in a MUG! It’s single serve and only takes 5 minutes to make. What are you waiting for?
6. Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Waffles
Oat flour adds extra fiber to these peanut butter cup waffles – we can’t decide if they’re breakfast or dessert!
7. Blueberry Green Tea Acai Bowl
Up your smoothie game with an acai bowl. We love this one made with green tea for a little extra boost in the morning. Top it with coconut, granola, fresh berries, peanut butter, chia seeds, and more!
8. No-Bake Pumpkin Peanut Butter Filled Oat Bars
Overnight oats in bar form! AND peanut butter and pumpkin provide extra fiber, nutrients, and protein.
9. Avocado Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles
Elevate your zoodles with an easy-to-prepare avocado basil pesto sauce. This recipe is light and refreshing, perfect for lunch year-round!
10. Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower Soup
Roasting the cauliflower ahead of time makes this veggie-packed soup oh so creamy! Topped with more roasted veggies, it’s light and filling.
11. Sweet Potato Toast Taco
We know avocado toast is totally in right now, but sweet potato toast? In TACO form? Sign us up!
12. Slow Cooker Vegan Enchilada Quinoa Chili
You won’t miss the meat in this hearty, flavorful slow cooker quinoa chili.
13. Chipotle Black Bean Hummus
Pair this chipotle black bean hummus with sliced veggies or crackers for a healthy snack.
14. Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Tacos
Tacos with a twist! These meatless buffalo cauliflower quinoa tacos are full of flavor, spice, and plant-based protein.
15. Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
Protein, veggies, and healthy grains make these stuffed peppers a simple yet delicious balanced meal. Serve with avocado and a squeeze of lime!
16. Cauliflower Pizza Bites
These guilt-free pizza cups made with a 3-ingredient cauliflower crust are simply adorable!
17. Seriously Delicious Detox Salad
A rainbow of veggies topped with a sweet and zesty carrot-ginger dressing makes healthy eating fun and delicious!