Wanting to eat a little lighter as the weather warms up? These are ten of our favorite fresh and healthy recipes to enjoy this spring.
We've had some beautiful weather here in NC this week and have enjoyed several dinners outside on the porch, straight from the grill. When the weather changes, we're ready to move on from hearty stews and comfort food to lighter and fresher meals.
If you're feeling the same way, we've rounded up some lighter and healthier recipes for you today. Still super delicious and full of flavor, these are healthy recipes you will make again and again. Enjoy!
These fabulous one-bowl, no-mixer Blueberry Bran Muffins are high-fiber, super moist, studded with juicy blueberries and lower in refined sugar than most muffins!
These healthy, delicious Greek Chicken Meatballs come together quickly with lean chicken, lots of fresh veggies and a ton of fabulous flavor! Serve them as an appetizer, in sandwiches, in bowls with Greek salad, hummus and orzo, in wraps with pita bread and hummus…
Loaded with healthy veggies, this Cauliflower and Fresh Corn Salad is crunchy and delicious. A sweet, tangy, poppyseed dressing adds fabulous flavor!
Fresh, healthy and delicious this make-ahead Strawberry Kale Salad is perfect for summer picnics, potlucks and parties. The honey lemon dressing and candied pepitas take it over the top!
This Mexican Sugar-Seared Salmon Salad is one of our favorite meals ever. Use the easy, healthy salmon recipe in lots of other ways too!
These Honey Ginger Charred Carrots are lightly charred, sweetly glazed with honey, ginger, soy and a splash of chili garlic sauce – addictively delicious!
Looking to eat a little lighter and leaner? These Korean Meatball Lettuce Wraps are easy, healthy and so delicious! The meatballs also make a fabulous appetizer that will disappear in the blink of an eye!
This delicious, 5-ingredient Double Almond Paleo Granola is gluten-free and easy to throw together! You won’t want to ever buy granola again!
If salads seem a bit boring to you, you haven’t tried this delicious, vibrant Greek Salad that’s loaded with texture, color and fabulous flavor. The fresh herb dressing is the crowning glory!
Think you need to avoid Italian food if you’re trying to eat healthier? Nope! This fabulous Ancient Grain Salad is loaded with all the delicious flavors of Italy minus the refined carbs and high-calorie counts!
Delicious, unique and super-versatile, this Limoncello Syrup is fabulous drizzled on fresh fruit, yogurt, ice cream and fruit desserts.
Thought for the day:
Cast all your anxiety on Him
because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7
What we're listening to for inspiration:
Cast My Cares
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