10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

Posted on Apr 15 2014 - 8:55am by Elena

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, stabilizing your mood, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. Find quick and healthy recipes to help you make smart choices for a healthy lifestyle. What do you say about fresh spring salads full of vegetables and vitamins? Are you in a mood for some chicken vegetable soup or maybe hands full of fresh fruits? We found the 10 top rated healthy recipes and we would like to share them with you.

Spring Salad with Radishes and Beets

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

Inspired by all the fresh produce that the spring brings to us, you can make this bright salad that would represent the fresh colors of spring. It is made with various ingredients as baby spinach, avocado, radish, apple and many more. It is full of vitamins and very healthy.

RECIPE: Spring Salad with Radishes and Beets

Cucumber Pasta Salad

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

This cucumber pasta salad is quite delicious and gives the most magnificent fresh taste and smell. You can make this salad as a fresh side or appetizer on casual days and dinner dates.  Making cucumber pasta is just as simple as zucchini pasta, with both using either a julienne peeler10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes or spiral vegetable slicer10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes.

RECIPE: Cucumber Pasta Salad

Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

This recipe is really simple and can easily be modified with additions or substitutions. You can start with a bed of kale, then added the quinoa, then the salmon and chopped apples, and topped it off with the balsamic vinaigrette. This would make a perfect easy dinner.

RECIPE: Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad

Grilled Kale Salad with Berries & Nectarines

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

Have you ever grilled kale? If you haven’t, you are missing out and if you have, then you know how amazing it is! The grill brings out the best in kale. This simple Grilled Kale Salad with Berries and Nectarines is not only gorgeous, but healthy and delicious too.

RECIPE: Grilled Kale Salad with Berries & Nectarines

Chicken and Vegetable Soup

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

Spring Chicken and Vegetable Soup is filled with seasonal vegetables including green garlic. All ingredients that are part of this delicious soup are healthy and tasty. And you will feel full with one portion because of the chicken.

RECIPE: Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Mandarin Orange and Brown Rice Salad

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

This salad has many benefits for you health because of the ingredients that contains. The brown rice is an excellent source of Fiber and Selenium along with many other antioxidants. The mandarins and oranges are full with vitamin C. And the cranberries and peas as an addition of this salad are healthy and without any fats.

RECIPE: Mandarin Orange and Brown Rice Salad

Vegan Broccoli Slaw with Quinoa

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Protein packed quinoa, crunchy almonds and a rainbow of veggies, this is much healthier version of the classic ramen broccoli slaw. This meal is full of crunchy texture. The quinoa needs to be cooked and cooled before preparing this salad so please plan ahead. You will feel full with this easy lunch meal.

RECIPE: Vegan Broccoli Slaw with Quinoa

Asparagus Potato Salad

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This salad combines tasty baby potatoes with fresh, seasonal asparagus. Adding a ton of veggies helps to keep the calories down and adds a tasty crunch to the dish. The potato is an important food staple and the number one vegetable crop in the world. It’s full of vitamin B6 and potassium.

RECIPE: Asparagus Potato Salad

Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

Spicy shrimp with garlic, zucchini noodles, tomatoes and a squeeze of lemon juice – this is another low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly dish for lunch which took less than 20 minutes to make. In this dish, rather than using pasta, you can swapped it for zucchini noodles and get healthier meal.

RECIPE: Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp 

Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad

10 Top Rated Healthy Recipes

This Raw Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing is very refreshing, and the ginger and lime balance out the sweetness of the carrots and apple perfectly. Beets are highly nutritious (especially when eaten raw) and contain antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification properties. They’ve even been thought to have anti-cancer benefits.

RECIPE: Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad

  • Lisa

    Thanks for adding my spring salad to this roundup of colorful and tasty-looking recipes!