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Our 16 Best Healthy-ish Recipes

Sometimes you want something wholesome and nutritious, but you ALSO want to actually enjoy what you're eating too. All of these healthy-ish recipes are packed with good-for-you ingredients with a little pinch of indulgence to boot.

Easy Veggie Enchiladas

Saucy, cheese, filling, cozy, and packed with any roasted veggies you want. Super versatile and easy to make!

Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Curry packed with nutrition! Our favorite easy, healthy, winter comfort food recipe.

Farmers’ Market Pasta with Walnut Pesto

Vegan, summer veggie-loaded pasta with roasted garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and a big dollop of herby walnut pesto. THE BEST.

BBQ salmon in a bowl with mango salsa and rice.

BBQ Salmon Bowls with Mango Avocado Salsa

An easy and impressive dinner with yummy smoky-sweet flavor and a zip of zesty homemade salsa to take it over the top. The BEST weeknight dinner.

5 Ingredient Spicy Pork

A fancy-feeling dinner recipe that actually comes together in snap. Serve it in bowls, stir-fry it with some veggies, or add it to burritos!

Simple Mushroom Penne with Walnut Pesto

Made with easy ingredients like Parmesan cheese, whole wheat penne, mushrooms, garlic, and butter.

Stir Fry with Noodles in a pan.

Back Pocket Stir Fry with Noodles

Simplicity wins! Brown rice noodles with tofu and all kinds of colorful veggies for a quick and easy dinner!

Red Pepper Cashew Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower

TOO GOOD TO EVEN BE TRUE. This sauce is a three-ingredient game-changer!

15-Minute Egg Roll in a Bowl

Ground pork browned with garlic and ginger, sautéed carrots and cabbage cooked down in some soy sauce and chili paste, a nice little heap of hot rice. YUM.

Firecracker Vegan Lettuce wraps in a row with hand.

Firecracker Vegan Lettuce Wraps

HELLO YUM. Lettuce wraps that are happily vegan - with crispy tofu bits, saucy brown rice noodles, and a creamy sesame sauce.

Tandoori chicken in bowl with rice.

Instant Pot Coconut Tandoori-Inspired Chicken

Made with rich spices and creamy coconut milk. Ridiculously easy (like, 5 minutes hands-on time) and so, so yummy! My new favorite make-ahead freezer meal.

Roasted Cauliflower Burrito Bowl with toppings.

Roasted Cauliflower Burrito Bowls

Nothing fancy to see here - just a healthy, delicious, vegan burrito bowl combo featuring spicy roasted cauliflower, pico de gallo, creamy refried black beans, rice, corn, avocado, and a good lime drench.

Cookie Dough Energy Bites stacked.

Cookie Dough Energy Bites

Nutritious, wholesome, full of goodness AND TASTES LIKE COOKIE DOUGH. No Bake Cookie Dough Energy Bites for the win! Love these little bites!

Baked Chicken Meatballs on a sheet pan with sauce.

Best Anytime Baked Chicken Meatballs

The perfect addition to any meal or to eat right on their own. Bonus: they're meal-prep friendly to stock up throughout the week!

Bowls of chili with shredded cheddar, cilantro, and sour cream.

Vegetarian Chili

Chili that's “meaty” and satisfying - without all the meat! A hearty mixture of walnuts, mushrooms, and carrots as your base, with big flavors of onion, garlic, green chiles and spices.

Homemade Cauliflower Gnocchi

Homemade cauli gnocchi that is pillowy, crispy, and pairs perfectly with just about any sauce you've got. Easy, healthy-ish, and seriously delicious!

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Looking for even more wholesome yum? Check out a list of all of our healthy recipes!

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