Introducing the Healthier Together community’s top 10 favorite recipes from 2021! You made them. You loved them. You posted about them and even shared them with the friends who you want to live forever. You’ll find plenty of veggie-loaded breakfast ideas that will literally change your health in 2022, fun New Years Eve recipes that are as easy as they are nutritious, and the healthy dinner ideas that deserve to be on your weekly meal plan again next year.
Enjoy, and tag me if you make any of them on Instagram (@lizmoody)—I can’t wait to see!!
This healthy couscous salad had us all celebrating summer to its fullest. Herbs! Garlicky couscous! Sweet bursts of cherry tomatoes! The fact that it supports a healthy weight and is linked to gut health! It was hard saying goodbye when summer ended, but we can’t wait to see this favorite healthy lunch again in 2022.
We all fell head over heels for this protein-packed, Catalonian-inspired Romesco sauce. Between the roasted red peppers, hemp hearts, and roasted garlic, every bite packs so much flavor and good-for-you nutrients I’m sure regular old marinara will be a thing of the past.
“Just changed my life” was the comment this recipe got on repeat. These are hands-down the best cookie dough recipes I’ve created yet, and they’re packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats so you can FINALLY justify eating gobs of cookie dough!
You all agreed this recipe was GENIUS! In case you missed it, this festive mocktail basically gives your gut super powers to digest all the delicious crescents, cookies, and casseroles over the holiday season. It can even be turned into a cocktail – just add vodka!
AKA Caramelized Cauliflower Alfredo with Burnt Sugar Crispy Kale and Garlicky Breadcrumbs. SO many of you messaged me asking for the recipe, and this healthy version of the fancy, restaurant-style dish I created for Zack on his birthday got thumbs up across the internet.
This delicious freezer burrito recipe practically incited a Freezer Burrito Fan Club. You all loved making these for the healthiest grab-and-go breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The TOP GREEN SMOOTHIE of 2021 deserves a spot in your morning line-up in 2022. It’s got this amazing Orange Julius/Creamsicle vibe that also is loaded with Vitamin C which research shows can help boost immunity against respiratory tract viruses and help your skin glow. Looking for all my green smoothies in one place? Join my Green Smoothie Society here!
You all went WILD for this healthier version of Chili’s best appetizer, and honestly if you haven’t tried them yet, these would be the perfect healthy appetizer idea for New Years Eve and when Super Bowl comes around! They’re naturally vegetarian and optionally gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan.
We obsessed HARD over these Indian-inspired burritos for good reason: they’re an insanely flavorful make-ahead, one-pot meal that’s accidentally vegan!
Am I shocked that your FAVORITE recipe from 2021 is this flavorful freezer burrito? Not a bit. Am I so, so happy that you love having delicious veggies on hand as much as I do? Yes!! This vegan recipe features chickpeas tossed in falafel spices and wrapped with roasted veggies, hummus, and fresh herbs for the ULTIMATE make-ahead meal.