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5 Delicious Recipes for a Healthy New Year

5 Delicious Recipes for a Healthy New Year

It’s the new year, which means… new recipes!

Whether you are looking to improve your diet in 2024 or even just add new recipes into your rotation, we are here to help you achieve those goals! Nourishing your body doesn't have to be boring!

Below are five delicious and easy recipes that will surely spice up your weekly meal plan and your New Year! If you try any of these recipes, tag us in your food pics on IG!

Feta dip

Higher Protein Whipped Feta Dip 

Nutrition Info (for full dip, without crackers): Calories 916  |  Protein: 55 g  |  Carbs: 66 g  |  Fats: 48 g
Ingredients
Feta Cheese, 4 oz. 
Low-fat cottage cheese, 1 C 
Olive oil, 1-2 Tbsp. 
Hot honey, 2 Tbsp 
Shelled pistachios, chopped, ¼ C
Pomegranate seeds, ¼ C  
Garlic, 1 clove, diced  
You’ll Need:
Blender or food processor 
Directions: 
In a blender or food processor blend together cottage cheese, feta, and garlic. Add in olive oil slowly (½ Tbso at a time) as needed for texture, but the dip should be thick and smooth.
Pour dip into a serving dish and drizzle with hot honey and top with chopped pistachios and pomegranate seeds. Serve with crackers, warm pita bread, or crostini. Enjoy! 
Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Balsamic Glaze 

Serves 4 
Nutrition Info (per serving): Calories 151  |  Protein: 13 g  |  Carbs: 9 g  |  Fats: 7 g
Ingredients: 
Asparagus, 1 bunch (thin to medium thickness stalks works best) 
Prosciutto, 5 oz.
Parmesan cheese, fresh shredded, 3 Tbsp  
Balsamic Glaze, 2 Tbsp. 
Olive oil, ½ Tbsp. 
Directions: 
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Wash asparagus and pat dry.  Then, cut off the ends where the lighter, tough end of the asparagus meets the bright green part of the stalk. Drizzle ½ Tbsp of Olive oil over stalks and toss to coat evenly (it should be a very light coat of olive oil.
Wrap one piece of prosciutto around 2-4 stalks at a time, depending on thickness and preference. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and roast for 10-15 minutes, checking occasionally as baking time will vary depending on thickness of the asparagus.
Take the wrapped asparagus out of the oven and sprinkle on fresh shredded parmesan cheese. Place back in the oven for 1 minute until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and place on a serving platter. Drizzle with balsamic glaze prior to serving and enjoy! 
Mimosa

Easy Cranberry Orange Mimosa with Rosemary  (with mocktail version) 

Nutrition Info (with Prosecco): Calories 150
Ingredients: 
Prosecco OR Sparkling water, 4-5 oz. 
100% cranberry juice, 1 oz 
100% orange juice, 1 oz 
Frozen Cranberries 
Orange, sliced and halved (semi-circles)   
Fresh Rosemary 
Directions: 
Pour Prosecco or sparkling water in a wine glass or cocktail glass of choice (champagne flutes are more difficult for this recipe due to the toppings). Add in both cranberry and orange juices and top with 4-5 frozen cranberries, ½ orange slice, and sprig of rosemary. Happy sipping! 
Dark Chocoalte Pretzel Bark

Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Pretzel Bark 

Nutrition Info (for whole recipe): Calories 646  |  Protein: 6 g  |  Carbs: 79 g  |  Fats: 34 g
Ingredients
Dark chocolate chips, ½ C  
Pretzels, crushed, ¼ C  
Pomegranate seeds, ¼ C  
Coconut oil, ½ Tbsp  
You’ll Need: 
Baking sheet 
Parchment or wax paper 
Freezer 
Direction: 
In a microwave safe bowl melt chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave for one minute and stir, and then continue to microwave in 20-30 second increments so as to not burn the chocolate, until completely melted and smooth.
On a baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper, pour melted chocolate in the center of the dish allowing it to flow outward. While chocolate is still melted, sprinkle pomegranate seeds and crushed pretzel bits on top, pressing them down slightly into the chocolate.
Freeze for 20-30 minutes and then break apart the bark and enjoy! 
Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese

Serves 4 (about 3-4 carrots) 
Nutrition Info (per serving): Calories 178  |  Protein: 4 g  |  Carbs: 18 g  |  Fats: 10 g
Ingredients: 
Rainbow carrots, 1 bunch  
Candied pecans, chopped, 2 Tbsp. 
Goat cheese crumbles, 2 oz. 
Fresh thyme, chopped 
Honey, 1 Tbsp. 
Olive oil, 1 Tbsp.  
Salt 
Pepper 
Directions: 
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and peel carrots while leaving the green tops on for presentation. Pat carrots dry.
In a small bowl mix together honey and olive oil. Toss dry carrots in honey and olive oil mixture and place in a parchment paper lined baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes or until fork tender.
Garnish with crushed candied pecans, fresh thyme, and goat cheese crumbles. Serve and enjoy! 

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