9 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off Your New Year

on December 31, 2015

Fit Foodie Finds

Treat Your Body Well in the New Year

The time has come for us to reflect on the past year-while looking forward to a bright future! Whether you've resolved to cut back on the carbs, to simply eat with an increased consciousness or to get your New Year's Day fill of traditional foods for good fortune, we've got nine eats guaranteed to start you off on the right foot in 2016.

My Natural Family

Lemon-Garlic Herb Crusted Salmon

Some cultures view salmon as a meal to guarantee prosperity, since the creatures are constantly moving forward. Whatever your beliefs, one thing is known: it's chock full of dietary benefits, and it's a scrumptious way to set your body up for success in the coming days.

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The Cancer Project

Curried Lentil Soup

While lentils are traditionally grouped with the customary foods to ensure good fortune at the start of a new year, we're just categorizing this recipe under "Healthy and Delicious Foods Guaranteed to Cozy You Up on January 1st."

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Chocolate Covered Katie

Totally Addictive Cornbread

Think the warm bundle of comfort that is fresh-from-the-oven cornbread has to wreak havoc on your diet? Au contraire. This lightened-up recipe will allow you to feast on the golden delight without flour's added weight.

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Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Looking for a way to breathe new life into this New Year staple? Black-Eyed Pea Dip won't disappoint-you might even consider serving it as an appetizer for a NYE soiree.

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A Hint of Honey

Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

For a delicious twist on lucky pork, give this comforting tenderloin recipe a try. The herb marinade is just what your first dinner of the year craves!

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Fit Foodie Finds

Bacon Baked Eggs

Jump starting your day is always important, but this New Year breakfast serves up a double whammy by packing much-needed protein into that necessary serving of pork.

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Gimme Some Oven

Grape, Avocado and Arugula Salad

Didn't get your twelve grapes at midnight on NYE? Not to worry-you can make up for lost fruit and get your superfood fix with this salad.

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The Healthy Foodie

Collard Wraps and Satay Style Dipping Sauce

Get those greens! But mix it up in a super-simple wrap with killer dipping sauce. Who said collard greens had to be boring to be lucky?

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My Baking Addiction

Cranberry-Orange Mini Bundts

It is said that ring-shaped desserts are especially fortuitous at the start of the year. If these baby bundts don't scream "prosperity," we're not sure what will.

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