These healthy recipes shake up your comfort food favorites by adding more veggies and swapping out cooking methods.
Discover our top picks from Sara Havens healthy food ideas. Get inspired by our nutritious, triple-tested recipes including vegetarian, vegan and meat options.
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Salmon fillet dinner idea
#whatsonmyplate: crispy seared salmon (season salmon fillet with sea salt and black pepper. In a non-stick pan, heat 1 tsp. avocado oil (or garlic ghee) for one minute. Add salmon filet, skin side up, and sear for 3 minutes, then flip and let it finish cooking on its skin - approx. 4 mins). •• kale caesar salad (toss baby kale with @primalkitchenfoods caesar dressing, hemp hearts, parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes) •• leftover @cappellos almond flour fettuccine tossed with olive oil, sage, basil, and parmesan.
JUICY SEARED SEA SCALLOPS + MASHED SWEET POTATOES
#whatsonmyplate: juicy garlic ghee-seared sea scallops •• mashed sweet potatoes : I used a frozen bag from Trader Joe’s (it’s a seasonal item that can be found in the freezer), and love it because the only ingredient is sweet potatoes. Highly recommend if you have access to TJs! Drizzled mine with a little vanilla bean ghee ) •• grilled broccolini w/ parmesan.
Blender brownies for breakfast?
Blender brownies for breakfast? Don’t mind if I doooo. Baked these fudgies a couple days ago, and they’ve been my MO morning, noon, and night all week. Indulgent enough for dessert and healthy enough for breakfast, thanks to the pumpkin (beta carotene!), mood-boosting cocoa, and beauty-boosting collagen ✨ Consider this your nudge to do something good for yourself this weekend. DARK CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PUMPKIN BLENDER BROWNIES - Used my double dark chocolate pumpkin blender muffin recipe and baked it in an 8 x 8-inch pan. - 3/4 cup pumpkin purée 1/2 cup peanut butter (can sub any nut butter) 1 egg 5 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 scoop unflavored collagen (optional) 6 tablespoons honey or maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup chocolate chips + more for topping (optional) - 1. In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients except chocolate chips. Blend for 30-45 seconds, or until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips. 2. Pour batter into a greased 8 x 8-inch pan. Dot tops with additional chocolate chips (optional) Bake at 375 for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.