Healthy Food Guide – our top 44 recipes for healthy food!

Be inspired to eat healthily with our ultimate power list off 44 healthy food and drink recipes! From an immune booster smoothie to carrot, apple and chia seed muffins, we’ve got your meals covered! Check out our healthy food guide below:

1. Spicy Meatballs with Chilli Black Beans

Meatballs get a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie recipe featuring turkey mince, black beans and yummy avocado.

2. Green Tea, Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

This super smoothie is packed full of nutrients, and is helped further by the anti-oxidants from the green tea, making it the ideal healthy recipe!

3. Chicken & White Bean Salad

Courgette and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch! Simply serve over any type of salad greens.

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4. Pineapple Green Smoothie

Banana, Spinach and Pineapple are all added to Greek yoghurt to create this ultimate smoothie that’s high in omega-3 fats, fibre and protein.

5. Vanilla Chia Pudding

The Vanilla Chia Pudding has lots of nutritional ingredients, including fibre and protein, and also helps to keep you feeling fuller, for longer. What’s not to love?

6. Carrot and Coriander Soup

 This soup is ideal for a low fat lunch. It is simple to make and doesn’t take up hours of your time in preparation. Bonus!

7. Baked Sweet Potato with Greens

A hearty and healthy meal which can be prepared in no time. Top Tip! If you need to speed up the process you can microwave the potato before baking it.

8. Green Goddess Enchiladas

These healthy Enchiladas are packed full of delicious chickpeas and vegetables. You can tailor them to your own tastes by adding more or less chillies and spices!

9. Coconut Lime Detox Drink

The lime brings a dose of detoxifying properties, whilst the coconut water adds large levels of potassium. The spinach tops off this healthy drink with doses of Vitamin K and A and numerous antioxidants. Super-healthy!

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 10. Broccoli and Feta Omelette with Toast

 This is a great little recipe for a quick, easy and healthy breakfast. The broccoli provides necessary fibre whilst the eggs are full of protein to keep you feeling fuller for longer.

11. Chicken and Couscous Salad

This healthy meal is perfect as a quick afternoon snack or a light and tasty lunch. It is quick to prepare and full of vital nutrients to support and maintain your body’s needs.

12. Shepherd’s Pie

A healthy version of this classic British evening meal. Packed with vegetables and lentils, along with the minced lamb filling, means you can treat yourself to this meal without worrying about it being an unhealthy option.

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13. Cheese and Ham Muffins

These Cheese and Ham Muffins are a great savoury alternative if you are looking for a nice afternoon snack. Top tip! They are tastier chilled!

14. Healthier Fish and Chips

Rather than heading out and getting your standard fish chips, why not try this recipe? It’ll save you money and is better for you too! The colours of the vegetable chips will surely appeal to kids as well!

15. Frozen Berry Yoghurt Cups

These Frozen Berry Yoghurt Cups are simple to make and are perfect if you are looking for a healthier dessert option. Using low fat yoghurt with mixed berries provides both mouth-watering flavour and beneficial nutrients!

16. Tomato Pasta

Rather than using a jar or sachet of pasta sauce, why not create your own healthy version? This recipe is quick and easy to make, is low in salt and fat and is perfect for vegetarians too!

17. Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins

This recipe is perfect for a quick and healthy lunch and provides a bit of variation from the usual chicken salad. The spices from the curry, mixed with the sweetness from the apples and raisins, provide a great flavour to this simple healthy meal.

18. Immune Booster Smoothie

This Smoothie recipe is a great way of preventing colds as it boost your vitamin levels. The kiwis, oranges and grapefruit are all high in Vitamin C, which provides a great boost to your immune system!

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19. Green Detox Drink

This detox drink is primarily made up of green vegetables and water. It offers an effective and natural way to cleanse your body’s digestive system. Will you be giving it a try?

20. Orange, Carrot and Goat’s Cheese Salad

This easy-to-make salad tastes as good as it looks! It has a zingy and fresh flavour and contains various essential nutrients that your body requires daily. Why not tailor this to your tastes and add your favourite fruit or veg?

21. Carrot, Apple and Chia Seed Muffins

These gently-spiced muffins are packed full of grated apple, carrot and crunchy chia seeds. They’re great for a quick yet healthy snack!

22. Chocolate and Berry Mousse Pots

You won’t have to feel guilty about tucking into your dessert with this Chocolate and Berry Mousse recipe. With less than 160kcal per serving, and the added benefits of nutrients and antioxidants from the berries, this is a dessert you don’t have to think twice about!

23. Posh Beans on Toast

This recipe brings a fresh twist to classic beans on toast. Replacing baked beans with healthy veg alternatives such as peas, spring onions and broad beans, this is a great healthy option if you are short on time!

24. Lentil and Goat’s Cheese Casserole

A healthy and hearty casserole full of lentils! The lentils provide much-needed protein for your body, meaning that your hunger will be satisfied for longer. Add some tasty veg and you’ve got a yummy healthy evening meal!

25. Red Lentil, Butternut and Coconut Curry

This curry is ideal for a tasty evening meal, it contains lentils which add protein, baby leaf greens which are high in folate (important for healthy blood!) and ginger which can help aid digestion. So not only does this taste great, it will also make you feel great too! 

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26. Grilled Salmon with Mixed Grain Salad

Salmon is very high in protein which is great for your body, and with a mixed grain salad on the side this meal just gets better!

27. Easy Spinach Soup

What makes this soup so appealing is that it tastes great and is full of vitamins and iron which are essential for a healthy body. It’s an ideal recipe for lunch or if you’re short on time for an evening meal!

28. Banana & Cashew Smoothie

This is a very tasty, filling and easy-to-make smoothie, perfect if you’re looking for a quick yet healthy drink. The smoothie is full of healthy fats, antioxidants and vitamins! Breakfast has never felt and tasted so good!

29. Pumpkin Pie Granola 

This recipe is the perfect choice for a dreary morning! The pumpkin pie spice granola is ideal for munching on straight from the jar or served with fresh fruit and a splash of low-fat milk.

30. Kale, Black Rice and Raspberry Salad

 This recipe is a healthy, filling way to freshen up a nutritious salad!

31. Mexican Roasted Corn and Quinoa Stuffed Squash

We love this melt-in-your-mouth Mexican recipe with healthy butternut squash and quinoa. And even better, the recipe features the nutritional benefits too!

31. Salmon Sliders with Yoghurt-Cucumber-Dill Sauce

This yummy salmon sliders with yoghurt, cucumber and dill sauce is a super-healthy beef burger alternative!

32. Fried Black Rice with Ginger Tofu and Spinach

Tofu is an excellent source of amino acids, iron, calcium and other micro-nutrients that your body needs, and this recipe is a great way to incorporate it into your diet! 

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33. Crispy Salmon with Strawberry Basil Salsa

A fresh and healthy delicious dish that takes no time to prepare! We can’t wait to give this one a try.

34. Honey Cloud Pancakes

A pancake recipe that is healthier and tastier than your standard offering! Simply mix egg whites with honey and then baked with fruit, you can enjoy these all year round! 

35. Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

A tasty recipe that is quick and simple to make! It would make a great filling recipe for lunch.

36. Frozen Berry Yoghurt with Passionfruit Topping 

This recipe provides a unique, tasty breakfast or sweet treat in no time at all! Even better, it’s also much healthier than ice cream!

37. Spiced Prawn and New Potatoes

Bring spice to your life with this low fat, low calorie dish that’s nutritious and comforting.  

38. Almond Crusted Halibut with Vegetable Curry

A curry recipe that’s healthy and tasty? Pass us the apron!

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39. Skillet Shrimp with Orzo, Feta and Asparagus

A super-light, refreshing, simple dish combining yummy shrimp, feta and asparagus.

40. Kale and Sweet Potato Quesadillas

A healthy twist on a traditional Mexican evening meal! These are the perfect alternative if you are on a diet or looking for something less fattening. They are just as tasty as traditional quesadillas!

41. Cauliflower and Red Onion Tacos with Cotija Cheese

Another great recipe that provides a healthy, refreshing alternative to a traditional Mexican meal.

42. Lemongrass Chicken Skewers with Spicy Squash Salad

This recipe combines lime, chilli, coriander and lemongrass, which is wonderfully cleansing for the body. It’s quick to make and perfectly healthy!

43. Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Soy Beans and Poached Chicken

Great for either lunch or a light dinner, what’s more, it’s good for you too!

44. Banana and Blueberry Porridge

A ‘super’ porridge to give you a boost on cold mornings.  It contains two of your 5-a-day, is low in fat and a source of protein.

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Healthy Food Guide – our top 44 recipes for healthy food! was last modified: August 26th, 2016 by Aime
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