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.
By Claire 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.
By Embry Roberts

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

With lentils and cremini mushrooms as well as the traditional carrots and peas, this vegetarian take on the traditional British potato-topped Shepherd's pie is satisfying and delicious. We use French green lentils because they hold their shape in cooking.

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.

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

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Super simple to make, this healthy side dish packs a crunchy, flavorful punch. Try serving the roasted wedged alongside our Slow-Cooker Corned Beef.

Broccoli-and-Chickpea Parmesan

This one-pan dinner brings together chickpeas, marinara sauce, and mozzarella in a single skillet, then tops it off with wedges of roasted broccoli florets. A crunchy Parmesan-and-panko blend is the final touch to this comforting, easy, and nutritious meal.  
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Golden Dal with Gingered Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes mingle with ginger, shallots, and cumin atop this Indian-inspired red-lentil stew spiced with sunny turmeric.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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.
25 Healthy One-Pot Meals Guaranteed to Kickstart Your Wellness Routine
An easy route to sensible, good-for-you meals is to make dinner in just one pot, sheet pan, or Dutch oven. From pastas to soups, here are some of our favorite recipes to try now.
Mushroom and Black Bean Tortilla Casserole
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Sauteed mushrooms, cooked black beans, and store-bought salsa are layered with corn tortillas in a baking dish to create this Tex-Mex-inspired casserole.