4 Quick and Easy Healthy Recipes to Try at Home
Guilt-free comfort food, dessert, snacks and more.
No Bake Energy Bites
Here's a healthy snack that's quick, easy and sweet.
Recipe Courtesy of Adrian Butler
Adrian Butler says a fitness friend gave her this recipe. “I love them for my snacks and when I need something sweet,” she says. “It’s my favorite and easiest recipe ever!”
Makes 15-20 balls
1 cup rolled oats
1⁄2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1⁄2 cup ground flax seed
1⁄2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1⁄2 cup honey
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1. Mix ingredients together and roll into 1-inch balls.
2. Refrigerate or freeze for later.
Read about Butler's fitness journey here.
Here's a low-calorie option for this classic comfort food.
Recipe courtesy of Katie Hall
Katie Hall says she loves making these wraps whether she’s at home or on the go because the recipe is delicious, quick, easy and guilt-free.
1 Flatout wrap
1/4 cup low sugar pizza sauce
1/4 cup low fat mozzarella, shredded
10 pieces of turkey pepperoni
1. Spread sauce on wrap, sprinkle cheese, top with pepperoni.
2. Bake at 425 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
Read Katie Hall's journey to a healthy lifestyle here.
Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
This dish is full of flavor, without the guilt.
Recipe courtesy of Katherine Martin
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“This casserole is full of flavor and feels like I’m indulging when I’m actually not,” says Katherine Martin of this go-to recipe.
3-4 boneless chicken breasts
Package of bacon
1 broccoli head
1 cup ranch dressing
2 cups cheddar cheese
1⁄2 cup heavy cream
1 tsp. garlic powder
Pinch of salt/pepper
1. Fry up a package of bacon then drain on a paper towel. Add in the chicken breasts and cook until no longer pink. Cut them up in pieces.
2. Add steamed broccoli, ranch, cheddar, heavy cream, and seasonings in a bowl. Mix.
3. Pour into a large baking pan that’s greased with bacon grease.
4. Bake for approximately 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
For more information about Martin's journey to a healthy lifestyle, click here.
No Bake Salted Tahini Cookie Dough Fudge
This easy fudge recipe will satisfy your dessert cravings.
Recipe courtesy of Katie Podralski
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Katie Podralski says this easy fudge recipe (just mix it all in a bowl!) lives in her freezer.
1 cup tahini
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/2 tablespoon good-quality vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, plus 2 tablespoons for sprinkling on top
Maldon or fancy sea salt, for sprinkling on top
1. Line an 8x4 inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, mix together the tahini, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla and salt until smooth. Fold in 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Pour the fudge into the pan. Freeze for 5-10 minutes, then sprinkle 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips on top of the fudge and press them in a bit if necessary. Freeze until firm about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with a little sea salt. Cut into 15 squares.
3. Store fudge in freezer-safe container in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Learn more about Podralski's health journey here.