Saturday, January 21, 2012

12 Healthy Meals That Actually Taste Good



I'm working on #7 of my 40 by 40 list-Complete 12 weeks of Body for Life.  Basically, I'm trying to eat meals that are high in nutrition, low in fat and have equal amounts of carbs and proteins. (I get to eat whatever I want on Saturdays-yippee) I'm on week 3 and have lost 6.8 pounds so far, but mostly I just want to be healthier.  I'm always looking for healthy food that tastes good.  Here's some of my favorites.


Spinach Salad(we eat this a few nights a week)
 Naan(kid's fav healthy meal)   
 

Skinny Cordon Bleu (Best healthy thing I make) 



Black Bean and Corn Salsa (football food)  


Grillled Mango Chicken (you'll want to eat the salsa straight out of the bowl)  

  
What I eat almost every day: Apple Crisp Oatmeal

I'll throw in a 13th recipe for luck:
Cauliflower poppers by Delighted Momma
 I saw these on pinterest and tried them last week.  We thought they were pretty good.


If you have any healthy recipes, please leave a link in the comments-I've got 9 weeks to go.
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23 comments:

  1. Thanks for the healthy recipes! Pinned them!

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  2. MMM that oatmeal looks yummy! Thansk for sharing

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  3. Mmmm, great recipes! Congrats on losing almost 7 pounds, that's awesome!!!

    Anna
    www.askannamoseley.com

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  4. Love and I am now your newest follower!

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  5. Hey hey! Good for you! These look dee-lish! Here's one to try: Spinach Manicotti:
    http://onetoughmom.blogspot.com/2012/01/veggie-recipe-spinach-manicotti.html
    Great job so far! :)
    ~Kirsten

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  6. Hi I have a few you can try: Fish Foil Packets- http://xstitchandcrafts.blogspot.com/2012/01/fish-foil-packets.html
    Green Rice Casserole- http://xstitchandcrafts.blogspot.com/2011/08/from-zoes-kitchen-meatless-monday.html
    White Chicken Chili- http://xstitchandcrafts.blogspot.com/2011/12/from-zoes-kitchen-white-chicken-chili.html

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  7. Oh, wow, these look great! Definitely saving these--I think I want to try the Cherry Limeade Frozen Yogurt first.

    We've just started holding a linky party and we'd love for you to share this: http://www.waywardgirlscrafts.com/2012/01/wayward-weekend-week-1.html

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  8. Since I've been dieting this recipes will really come in handy. Lovely that oatmeal. It looks delicious, also the white chili looks so good wishing I had some right now. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best party!

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  9. Fantastic recipes! Thanks for sharing these. It's not easy to find stuff that tastes good and is healthy. I also recommend swapping out a few ingredients for your spinach salad to mix things up (no pun intended). Just take thin sliced strawberries, a little low fat feta cheese, some slivered almonds, and combine with the spinach. I usually then take some strawberries and put them in a blender with just a touch of oil and a smidge of sugar. Yeah, really technical recipe here, sorry. Then pour that over the salad and follow with a splash of balsamic vinegar to tie it all in. Super tasty and really good for you. :)

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  10. I like the sound of the cherry limade frozen yogurt. My granddaughter is having a luau party in March for her b-day. This would be great to serve!

    buggalcrafts #11
    http://buggalcrafts.wordpress.com/

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  11. Oh yum! You have some great stuff here. I'm going to pin this and come back later when I need some recipes. I was going to tell you what looked best to me, but it was about 8 of the 13.:)

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  12. This is the first time I happened upon your blog (through fireflies and jellybeans). I love the title of your blog - too bad your parents don't 'get it'. Thanks for the recipes. ~Amy

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  13. Hey!! THANKS for linking up to my party!! I did BFL a couple of years ago!! Maybe I will start again on Sunday and we can share stories!! Let me know if you are intrested in a partner!! lol!!

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  14. MMmMMmmmm It all looks delicious. I'm going to have to try some of them. :)

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  15. The cherry-limeade froyo and the cauliflower poppers look delish!

    Stopping by from My Favorite Finds

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  16. Yum, yum, yummy! These all look so good!

    ~Steph @ Silver Boxes

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  17. One of my favorite healthy meals would be the apple crisp oatmeal.

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  18. Yummy recipes. These are also good as appetizer. I love making easy appetizers for my family.

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  19. My husband usually thinks that a healthy meal is a salad, and doesn't find much joy or interest in "healthy food". I am trying the meal ideas from your pictures, they all look fantastic! I am going to show my husband that healthy meals can be very delicious and nutritious. http://www.wildtreebayarea.com/#!tasting/c18ah

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  20. I think it is great that youre both thinking about this! Great job.
    you can brows our healthy meals

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