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18 recipes for a healthy 2018

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 with these delicious healthy recipes.

Here, we’re sharing 18 of our favorite good-for-you recipes for 2018 — and from breakfast to dinner, snacks to dessert, there’s something for everyone to love!


1. 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 five minutes to make. What are you waiting for?

Chocolate Covered Katie Chocolate Mug Cake

2. 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.

Minimalist Baker No Bake PB&J Energy Bites

3. 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.

Fit Foodie Finds Protein PB Cups

4. 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!

The Lemon Bowl Chia Seed Pudding

5. Glowing skin smoothie

Everyone wants that glow. Improve your skin tone with an energy boosting smoothie that tastes good too!

SBA Glowing Skin Smoothie

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!

Rachl Mansfield Vegan PB Cup Waffles

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!

Emilie Eats Acai Bowl

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.

Imma Eat That Oat Bars


9. Pressure-cooker white bean chili

If you’re looking for a quick pressure-cooker meal that’s warm, satisfying, and with just enough kick to wake up your taste buds, this white bean chili might be just the recipe you need.

10. 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!

Ambitious Kitchen Zucchini Noodles

11. 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.

Skinnytaste Brussels Sprouts Cauliflower Soup

12. Sweet potato toast taco

We know avocado toast is totally in right now, but sweet potato toast? In TACO form? Sign us up!

Little Bits Of Sweet Potato Toast Tacos

13. Slow cooker vegan enchilada quinoa chili

You won’t miss the meat in this hearty, flavorful slow cooker quinoa chili.

Fit Mitten Kitchen Slow Cooker Chili

14. Chipotle black bean hummus

Pair this chipotle black bean hummus with sliced veggies or crackers for a healthy snack.

The Healthy Maven Black Bean Hummus

15. Vegan buffalo cauliflower quinoa tacos

Tacos with a twist! These meatless buffalo cauliflower quinoa tacos are full of flavor, spice, and plant-based protein.

Simply Quinoa Buffalo Chickpea Tacos

16. 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.

Damn Delicious Quinoa Peppers

17. Cauliflower pizza bites

These guilt-free pizza cups made with a 3-ingredient cauliflower crust are simply adorable!

Its Cheat Day Everyday Cauliflower Pizza Cups

18. Seriously delicious detox salad

A rainbow of veggies topped with a sweet and zesty carrot-ginger dressing makes healthy eating fun and delicious!

Gimme Some Oven Detox Salad

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