20 Healthy Recipes to Get You Started on Your Resolutions

20 Healthy Recipes to Get You Started on Your Resolutions

Millions of people have New Year's resolutions related to healthy eating and fitness. Recipe4Living is here to help with loads of recipes and meal ideas that make this tough resolution an easier one to complete (and a whole lot tastier!).

Italian Sausage and Veggie Soup: My doctor advised me to eat more protein and less carbs in my diet. This delicious soup fills you up and doesn't leave you craving sweets. The sausage has plenty of sodium in it so there's no need to add more.

Eggplant Parmesan: A lower-fat version for those watching their weight.

Taco Casserole: This healthier version of a taco casserole uses ground turkey instead of beef.

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread: This is a deliciously hearty bread with nutmeg, cloves and apple sauce.

Mushroom Spread: Serve on thin slices of low-carb sourdough or French bread or use as a dip for fresh veggies.

Vegetable Lasagna: This recipe can be completely assembled and baked up to 2 days ahead of time. Cover and store in the refrigerator. It's creamy but not heavy. The broccoli adds a wonderful crunch, and the mushrooms and olives a great flavor.

Orange Jello Salad with Whipped Topping: This is a healthier version of the kid and family favorite Orange Jello Salad! The vinegar is the trick!

Blue Cheese Cauliflower: This low-fat dish is easily made in the microwave and pairs especially well with steak.

Healthy Heart Salad: This is a very tasty and healthy fruit and veggie salad.

Veggie Stir Fry: This is the perfect meal to make for a summer dinner because it uses fresh summer produce!

Breakfast Smoothie: If you're looking for a breakfast with all the essential vitamins and minerals, you can't come much closer than this!

BLT Pasta: If you're not watching your carbs, this is a delicious salad with zero-guilt. 

Chicken and Pasta: You'll love how good eating healthy tastes with Italian recipes like this one.

Shrimp Broccoli Fried Rice: This dish is fast and easy to prepare, colorful, flavorful and healthy!

Minestrone: Lots of yummy veggies and beans make this a hearty, healthy soup.

Hearty Chicken Soup: This simple soup doesn't take too long to cook and is just what the doctor ordered.

Waldorf Salad: A great recipe for a reduced fat Waldorf salad.

A Healthier Burger: Looking to satisfy your burger craving without eating all the fat? Try these healthy, homemade burgers instead! With chicken or turkey substituted for beef and plenty of veggies, these burgers are full of flavor and are healthier for you!

Heart Healthy Salmon with Kale: Add colorful sautéed leeks and kale to salmon filets and you have a wonderful meal full of cancer-fighting phytonutrients, vitamins A, K and C, and diet-friendly fiber.

Corn Pudding: This tasty corn pudding recipe has been lightened for anyone who's watching what they eat.

25-Minute Chili: Make this chili using a precooked beef and onion mixture - this will cut your time by quite a bit!

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