15 Healthy and Tasty Dishes to Learn How to Make

Quick and easy recipes that are filling and healthy to boot!
by Melanie Santiago   |  Jan 16, 2016
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  1. Carrot Fettuccine
    Love pasta but not a fan of carbs? Substitute pasta for carrot slices which offer a similar soft and tender texture using a veggie peeler.

  2. Avocado Chicken Salad
    Fall in love with sandwiches again with this tasty chicken salad sans the mayonnaise. Instead use avocados to bind the ingredients together. Add in apples for a sweet crunch.

  3. Sweet Potato Crust Pizza
    Once in a while, it’s okay to cheat and have a slice of pizza, but with this high-protein recipe you'll more likely have seconds or thirds. The main ingredient: a sweet potato crust.

  4. Veggie Burrito Bowl
    If you think eating an all veggie meal is boring then you might want to try this creamy cilantro sauce that makes any salad or veggie bowl taste delicious.  

  5. Greek Yoghurt Tuna Salad
    Another sandwich filling you’ll love to make, it removes fatty mayo from the list and uses two healthy ingredients mainly avocado and yoghurt, yum!

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  6. Vegetarian Mason Jar Taco Salad
    Need a quick to-go meal? This quick salad mix is easy to toss in a mason jar and uses fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese and a creamy cilantro sauce, and lime juice for a zesty kick.

  7. Thai Beef Salad
    Invest in more prep time to achieve this delicious beef salad which you can personalize with chicken or prawns. The key lies in marinating your beef in a tasty sauce blend.

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  8. Microwave Egg & Vegetable Breakfast Sandwich
    Even if you're in a rush, it only takes a couple of minutes to create this microwave cooked egg and veggie sandwich to fuel your morning.

  9. Healthy Buffalo Chicken Wrap
    Check your local grocery for the wrap with the lowest calorie count to begin, then with diced chicken cubes, avocado, yogurt, coleslaw and tomatoes, layer the ingredients on the wrap for a healthy to-go meal.

  10. Avocado & Hummus Taquitos
    This healthy snack will be popular among family and friends, super easy to make. Simply roll sliced avocados on top of a hummus spread with cheese and bake until golden.

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  11. Power Bowls: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Get your morning boost from the breakfast acai bowl which is a mix of berries, almond milk, and healthy seeds. The quinoa bowl is filling but not overpowering for lunch while the green protein bowl for dinner is a nice protein boost.

  12. Cauliflower Grilled Cheese
    Enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich without the guilt by switching bread with a cauliflower crust! It's a low carb meal with all the goodness of cheese.

  13. Tofu Chicken Nuggets with Sriracha Mayo
    Create a vegan chicken nugget by marinating tofu cubes in chicken broth, mimicks the taste of chicken but healthier.

  14. Low-Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice
    If you're one of those people that have skipped rice from their diet or would like to lessen carb intake, cauliflower would make a great low-carb substitute.

  15. Bento Lunch box Ideas for the Week
    Get inspiration from bento lunch boxes that balance protein, carbs, fruits, and vegetables in compartments. This site shows 12 nutritious and seriously yummy creations for you to try!

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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by candymag.com and share the stories she comes across.
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