Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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Start planning your next party manu here! These entertaining recipes serve larger groups and many can be made ahead. Find innovative hors d’oeuvres, delicious appetizers, healthy side dishes, beautiful side salads, impressive main dishes, easy roasts and desserts as well.


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israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

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Mexican Pasta Salad

Friends, I don’t know if Mexican pasta salad was a thing before now, but I do know that when pasta salad takes a metaphorical trip…Read More

A bowl topped with Mediterranean ingredients

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a healthy and tasty side dish for summer parties. It is popping with flavor and loaded with cucumbers, feta and…Read More

Coleslaw overhead in a single bowl with lime wedges and cilantro

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More

White plate with pan fried cod topped with pineapple salsa.

pan fried fish

Is fish on regular rotation in your house? If not, it absolutely should be for many many reasons. This Pan Fried Fish is the perfect…Read More

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roasted carrots

It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe for Roasted Carrots. Simply peel and chop carrots, toss them with oil and seasoning and then roast…Read More

red pepper hummus with a pita chip in it

roasted red pepper hummus

  I have a brand new recipe for homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and let me just say that you’re going to want to save…Read More

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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Simply calling this recipe Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is almost a disservice, because it’s also a freezer meal that cooks in a crockpot! So…Read More

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Stuffed Shells with Spinach

Trust me, you’re going to want to hold onto this recipe for Stuffed Shells with Spinach, because when you try it, and you proceed to…Read More

Easy baked salmon on a platter

Easy Baked Salmon in Foil

If cooking salmon at home is something you avoid doing, then I am so excited for you to try this easy baked salmon in foil!…Read More

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chicken and biscuit casserole

Today I have the best Chicken and Biscuit Casserole made from scratch to share with you. I also have instructions for how to make it…Read More

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Farro Salad

Here is a simple and delicious Farro Salad made with sauteed leeks, apples and walnuts. It is so easy to make, vegetarian and can be…Read More

Maple Glazed Carrots in a white bowl on a white tablecloth with red wine and red flowers

maple glazed carrots

Hi folks, I have my favorite Maple Glazed Carrots recipe to share with you today. They have a smidge of butter, shallot and a touch…Read More

Sweet Potato Casserole

easy sweet potato casserole

Comin’ atcha, a brand new Easy Sweet Potato Casserole recipe that is totally comforting and classic tasting, but so easy to make entirely from scratch….Read More

Cranberry Sauce with Orange on a white tablescape with sedum and red wine

cranberry sauce with orange

This Cranberry Sauce with Orange is one of my most beloved Thanksgiving recipes here on Healthy Seasonal Recipes. It’s an annual tradition! It’s made with…Read More

Apple cake slice with maple icing drizzling down the side

apple cake

I am so excited to hear what you think of this deliciously moist Apple Cake with almonds and maple!  It’s one of my favorite apple…Read More

a white platter with chicken piccata, noodles and a bottle of wine

healthy chicken piccata

This healthy Chicken Piccata recipe needs to happen in your kitchen. Just sayin’. It’s made with lemon, capers, white wine and parsley and it is…Read More

Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecans and Italian Meringue | Gluten Free | Holiday | Kid Friendly | Vegetarian | Fall | Thanksgiving | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

healthy sweet potato casserole

This healthy sweet potato casserole with maple pecans and italian meringue is a makeover of the classic Thanksgiving side dish. Atop the orange-infused sweet potato…Read More

An overhead view of Healthy Cucumber Salad in a black bowl.

simple cucumber salad

Have you tried this recipe for simple healthy cucumber salad with chives yet? It’s super easy to make and only 19 calories per serving. It…Read More

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moroccan carrots

These Moroccan Carrots are a favorite healthy and flavorful side dish. They are loaded with garlic, vinegar and cumin! They are a great make-ahead side…Read More

A close up view of sliced grilled sirloin steak with green chimichurri sauce on it

grilled sirloin steak with chimichurri

Bust out your steak knives, and tuck your napkin into your shirt collars my fine friends because today I have the world’s juiciest Grilled Sirloin…Read More

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the best chicken marinade

This is my very best chicken marinade of all time! You simply have to make it! This recipe, originally called Isabel’s Island Chicken Marinade, is…Read More

A close up of a bowl of healthy coleslaw with a silver spoon in it

healthy coleslaw

This ultra creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It’s the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just…Read More

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italian pasta salad

Dear taste buds, prepare yourselves for the flavor sensation that is this Italian Pasta Salad! It’s loaded with artichoke hearts, basil, tomatoes, black olives and…Read More