Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

We share plenty of recipes on this blog, but admittedly - they aren't all so figure friendly. Food is primarily supposed to be fuel - and while delicious indulgences are wonderful, and definitely necessary to lead the happiest life possible, it's great when you can marry great flavor with waistline friendly recipes. To usher in the New Year, we dove back into our archives to pull out some of our healthier features, that won't leave you wanting in the flavor department, but will hopefully leave you less a couple of those holiday pounds!

Spinach Frittata This traditional breakfast egg dish gets kicked up a few notches in taste and nutrition with the addition of spinach and goat cheese.

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

Butternut Squash Soup with Curry This thick and luscious squash soup is loaded with vitamins, and packed with spice and flavor.

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nut  The healthy fat in nuts makes them a nutritional powerhouse, and with a few added flavors, these spiced nuts are elevated to a whole new level.

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables A well-balanced meal with healthy fat, protein, complex carbs and tons of flavor - perfect for a mid-winter's meal.

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

Beet Hummus The healthy root vegetable is the main attraction in this outrageously purple dish - serve it up with sliced veggies for optimal nutrition, and taste!

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

Minestrone Soup Not the healthiest soup option, but sub in some extra veggies for a bit of the pasta, and you're good to go! Plus it'll warm you up during these cold, cold days.

Recipes for a Happier and Healthier New Year

 Bon Appetit!