Sticking to a healthy eating plan can be tough if you’re getting bored eating the same old foods. Raw veggies and endless meals of chicken breast can get old. The good news – healthy eating doesn't have to be boring. Here are some great ideas for fun, creative healthy meals you’ll actually enjoy.
Light Chicken Waldorf Salad
Chicken is one of the best lean proteins to eat on a healthy diet, but it can get boring. For a healthy lunch, turn that chicken into a light chicken Waldorf salad. Instead of mayo, use Greek yogurt for the base and throw in a few grapes for a sweet touch. Add whole grain crackers for a healthy lunch.
Pepper, Flower Eggs
Eggs are a great source of protein, but if you’re tired of poached eggs or plain scrambled eggs, jazz them up a bit by making pepper, flower eggs. Cut bell peppers into rings (they look like flowers) and crack an egg inside in a pan. The bright yellow egg yolks look like the inside of a flower. It’s tasty, healthy, and a fun breakfast even kids will like.
Savory and Sweet Salad
Salads are a healthy choice for lunch and dinner, but it’s easy to find yourself in a salad rut, constantly eating the same old salads. Go with a savory and sweet salad that combines endive with walnuts, pears, blue cheese, rosemary, rye bread, and garlic. Whip together a great dressing with low-fat buttermilk, olive oil, and Worcestershire sauce. It’s sweet and crunchy and packs in healthy fats and essential vitamins.
Grilled Veggies and Feta
Your grill isn’t just great for grilling chicken and other types of meat. Do something new with your veggies by grilling them. Choose your favorite veggies, brush them with a favorite vi