31 Healthy Recipes – Fruit Salad, Baked Broccoli, Broccoli Salad, and Chili

After my first two nutritious meals, I was looking forward to capping off the day with a nutritious dinner (that and cooking/eating is much more fun than choirs). Here are my thoughts and recipes from Sunday evening, on my way to 31 healthy recipes during National Nutrition Month. Enjoy!

Fruit Salad with Citrus Dressing

Fruit Salad with Citrus DressingStrawberries just hit the stores and I was excited to have my first berries of the year, albeit they are coming from California. Thus, it was great timing for the fruit salad recipe! After substituting the blueberries for melon, I quickly prepared this recipe. The big tip in this recipe is the addition of honey, replacing the white sugar typically mixed into fruit salads. Sometimes it is the simple recipes that hit the spot!

Baked Broccoli

Baked BroccoliTwo great things about this recipe. First, by baking the broccoli, compared to boiling, you retain more nutrients. Second, broccoli is a super food, rich in many nutrients — It is easy to see why it won Kenny’s veggie bracket challenge.

Broccoli Salad

BroccoliSaladSince I was baking broccoli, I decided to buy extra for lunch for the next few days (to go with my tomato soup). No doubt, I will be getting my veggies this week!

Unlike most broccoli salads made with a dump truck full of mayonnaise, this broccoli salad uses a light amount of Greek yogurt, vinegar, and honey as the dressing. If you’re like me, this is the way to go! Not only is it healthier, but much more flavorful. And, with fantastic ingredients like feta, cranberries, and sunflower seeds, this is a great way to indulge in a super food (aka broccoli).

Chili Grilled Chili

ChillyGrilledChili-singleThis is the second time chili appears in this month’s blogs. So, I will confirm your suspicions, I am a chili fan! What’s not to like about the stuff, it is easy to make, stores well, and always provide me with the energy I need. What I like about this chili recipe is the grilled veggies. Although, it is a bit more work, it is worth the extra flavor you pull from each veggie. If you have the time, I highly recommend using this technique!

 


 

I have blogged on a total of 26 recipes! Just two more meals and I reach the finish line! Yesterday, I made Latin Quinoa Salad, fruit mango salsa, along with the simple salmon made previously. Tonight, I will finish with a healthy feast; roasted garlic chicken with linguine, spinach salad, and peaches with cream for dessert!

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  1. 31 Healthy Recipes – Fruit & Yogurt Parfait, Fruit Salad, Lemon Chicken, Black Eyed Peas & Tomato Salad, and Tomato Soup | Million Ideas

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