High-Protein Breakfasts: A protein-rich breakfast doesn’t have to be a shake or eggs. These recipes, with more than 15 grams of protein per serving, will motivate you to get out of bed–and keep you satisfied well past lunchtime. Margherita Sheet Pan Quiche, Black Bean and Sweet Potato Hash, Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Toast, Pistachio Waffles with Cherry-Vanilla Sauce.
Poke, Poke, Burrito! These fresh, one-dish recipes feature lots of vegetables and protein with simple Asian and Hawaiian flavors. Rice noodles make them gluten-free. If you don’t eat grains: use cauliflower rice or vegetable noodles. Try the California Poke Bowl, Furikake Tuna Poke Bowl, Tuna Sushi Burrito.
Freezer to Crock-Pot Meals: Make these meals entirely ahead of time, then freeze and pull them out when you need dinner. It just doesn’t get any easier. For vegan versions, swap tempeh or vegetarian sausage. Try Yellow Split Pea Soup with Creme Fraiche & Torn Croutons, Creole Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya, Ginger Apricot Chicken with Garlicky Greens, Smoky & Spicy Brisket Sliders with Pickled Onions, Chicken Tikka Masala.
Get Inspiralized: Twist and munch your way to health with low-carb dishes featuring spiralized veggie noodles in place of pasta. Try Golden Beet Linguini with Arugula & Pistachio Pesto, Parsnip Vermicelli with Olive Tapenade, Butternut Squash Udon Bowl with Grilled Prawns, Japanese Sweet Potato Pho, Rutabaga Spaghetti with Red Pepper and Basil Sauce.
Cinco de Mayo Spa Cuisine: Savor the flavors of Mexico with slimmed-down, fibered-up versions of traditional favorites. Try these: Charred Pepper and Green Pea Guacamole, Sweet Corn Gazpacho with Chipotle Crème, Skinny Taco Salad with Pepita-Ranch Dressing, Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa, Cinco de Mayo Cocktail.
Six Healthy Dinners For Less: Forget the myth that healthy eating costs too much and takes too long. The secret is stocking up on economical shortcuts. Try: Chicken Fra Diavolo with Angel Hair Pasta, Jamaican Whitefish with Spicy Slaw, Paprika Chicken with Baby Carrots and Brussels Sprouts, Black Bean and Pumpkin Chili with Toasted Pepitas, Red Curry Lentils and Spinach.
Paleo Vegan: Take the naturally gluten-free caveman diet meat-free. Focus on fresh, organic vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds. Try these: Cabbage Rolls with Toasted Walnuts & Tarragon-Mustard Sauce, Cauliflower Gratin, Spicy Sweet Potato & Collard “Dosas.”
Treasures from the Deep: If you think of sea vegetables as slimy bits of flotsam floating in miso soup, or the stuff that squishes between your toes at low tide, let’s change your mind. Handled well, they have a firm texture, and their salty, earthy flavors are exceptionally compatible with beans, grains, winter squash and hearty roots. You’ll love what this tide brought in; try Arame-Vegetable Strudel; Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Roots with Crunchy Nori; Creamy Lima Bean and Wakame Stew; Wild Rice, Tempeh, Shiitake and Hijiki Salad.