Healthy Recipes

Looking for healthy meal ideas? We've got recipes and tips for your healthy appetite. Try our good-for-you breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack recipes, including chicken, bread, salad, and dessert.

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Brussels-Sprout Tacos

Roasted Brussels sprouts are a great vitamin-and-mineral-rich vegetarian taco filling. Here we pair them with avocado they make for a delicious addition to the taco-night menu. 
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Ginger-Lemongrass Broth with Noodles, Silken Tofu, and Broccoli

Cozy up with this warming, Southeast-Asian-inspired soup that features a lemongrass-scented broth, silken tofu, and tender noodles. To ward away any sign of a cold, a serving of vitamin C-packed broccolini is stirred in at the end.

Roasted Broccoli with Seeds and Feta

For a broccoli side dish that’s all grown up, embrace this brassica's best qualities, like its grassy, earthy sweetness, via the flavor-concentrating powers of a hot oven. Place a crown on the finished florets in the form of briny chunks of feta cheese and a bold blend of sesame, poppy, and sunflower seeds along with cumin.

Three Healthy Carrot Recipes That Are Just What the Doctor Ordered

Get a boost of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties from these three colorful carrot-centric recipes.
ByClaire Sullivan

6 Healthy Baked Treats That Actually Taste Good (From Martha's Latest Book!)

Yes, you can bake better-for-you cakes, cookies, and breads without sacrificing on flavor! The trick is to incorporate less-processed grains and natural sweeteners. Not only do they enhance the taste of otherwise classic recipes, but they also impart a more interesting texture. These recipes are just a few of the wholesome sweet and savory treats waiting for you (along with all kinds of healthy baking tips) in Martha's latest cookbook, "A New Way to Bake."

Why Sweet Potato Toast Should Be the New Avocado Toast

This gluten-free breakfast idea is sure to become your new favorite.
ByEmbry Roberts

Easy Creamed Spinach

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Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Quick Strawberry Jam

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Making your own strawberry jam is as easy as one-two-three. The only ingredients you need to make this recipe are whole, hulled strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice. For a quick breakfast or snack, toast slices of country-style bread and top with ricotta cheese and a dollop of jam.

Cauliflower-and-Chickpea Pitas with Creamy Yogurt Sauce

Eating more plant-based meals just got easier, and even healthier. This falafel-inspired pita sandwich gets its crunch from chickpeas that are roasted, not fried. A bright, zippy lime-jalapeño yogurt sauce is drizzled on right before digging in and compliments both the crunchy chickpeas and spiced roasted cauliflower. 
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Tomato-Eggplant Gnocchi

A hearty but not-too-heavy, one-skillet summer dinner that's vegetarian too. Storebought gnocchi cook atop an eggplant and tomato sauce. Red pepper flakes give the dish a touch of heat that's tempered by creamy ricotta when served.
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Strawberry Preserves

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Preserves are exactly that, a delicious way to preserve berries' warm-weather flavor. Making jam can even put to use fruit that is slightly past its prime.
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Our Favorite Spinach Pasta Recipes Will Help You Add More Greens to Your Weeknight Dinners
Much as we love a spinach salad, we firmly believe that the best vehicle for spinach is pasta. The green leaves wilt down and heat up in mere minutes, providing bright color, a smooth texture, and an abundance of nutrients that will truly level up your pasta game.  How does spinach improve your dish's nutritional value? It's an extremely nutrient-dense ingredient, meaning it's low in calories but high in beneficial nutrients, including iron, calcium, zinc, and vitamins A, C, K, and B9 (otherwise known as folate). And if all that isn't enough to make you see that spinach is a powerhouse, don't forget that this leafy green vegetable provides tons of fiber and antioxidants, too. Spinach is also an accessible ingredient—it's available frozen, fresh, and canned—so you can always keep some on hand. And you can easily use it in one of our spinach pasta recipes for dinner tonight.
14 Healthy Recipes to Promote Graceful Aging
Martha Stewart, our founder, has long advocated healthy eating. Here, we're sharing our best age-defying recipes—not only are they good for you, but they're delicious, too.
Chocolate Souffle
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Soufflés have a reputation for being temperamental, but they're actually very simple. They get their signature height from stiffly beaten egg whites. Using a few staple ingredients, you can whip up a chocolate dessert that's guaranteed to impress at a dinner party yet easy enough for a casual supper.