Was “eat better” or “eat healthier” one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2014? It’s an annual resolution for so many of us. While our desire and commitment may be strong, sometimes it’s just too hard to find easy-to-make, healthy recipes that still taste delicious. Tipsaholic is here to help by introducing you to five healthy food blogs that can kick-start your menu planning and aid you in sticking to your healthy eating resolution.
Winnie of Healthy Green Kitchen is a recipe developer trained in naturopathy. She has been cooking since childhood, as she grew up in a family that owned a renowned restaurant in New York City. In addition to healthy, seasonal recipes, she blogs about organic gardening, backyard chickens and beekeeping. Recent recipes include Homemade Yogurt, Chewy Chocolate Mint Cookies, Honey Soy-Roasted Salmon, Black Bean Chili with Chocolate and Roasted Cherry Tomato Frittata.
Katie of Healthy Seasonal Recipes is a recipe developer with a degree in Culinary Arts whose focus is eating seasonally and in moderation. So while she goes crazy for beets and arugula, she doesn’t shy away from bacon or Philly cheesesteaks. Recent recipes include Thai-Style Fish Cakes, Cheese and Greens Omelets, Cheddar Creamed Spinach, Chicken and Biscuit Casserole and Sweet Potato Marshmallow S’Mores Cookies.
Liz of The Lemon Bowl writes that she features easy, seasonal recipes “that just so happen to be good for you.” Having achieved significant weight loss through healthy eating and exercise, she is an advocate on her blog for helping others reach their goals via her healthy recipes. Recent recipes include Easy Beef and Broccoli, Blueberry Kale Smoothie, Slow Cooker Banana Nut Oatmeal, Sweet Potato and Corn Hash and Mexican Turkey Soup.
Stephanie of Recipe Renovator specializes in taking delicious recipes and remaking them with healthier ingredients – without sacrificing the flavor. She’s a trained nutrition educator with over 30 years of cooking experience. Recent recipes include Chunky Tomato Sauce, Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole, Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies, Pumpkin Risotto and Strawberry-Almond Salad with Balsamic Fig Dressing.
Gina of Skinny Taste features delicious, low-fat recipes the whole family will enjoy. Her emphasis is on healthy recipes that don’t skimp on flavor – making them both “skinny” and “tasty”, as her blog’s name implies. Recent recipes include Crockpot Balsamic Pork Roast, Easy Macaroni Casserole, Three Cheese Tortellini and Mushroom Soup, Cauliflower Tots and Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins.
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Julianne Puckett is the creator of Yankee Kitchen Ninja, a blog about what she calls “stealthy homemaking” — healthy recipes that are quick and easy to prepare, DIY gardening tips and the occasional craft project. A designer, writer and former suburban-dwelling IT professional, she lives in rural Vermont, where she struggles to balance the siren call of her inner farmer with her love of cute shoes and cocktails.