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5 min granola bars

5-Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free if you use GF certified oats) – pictured above

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Almond Encrusted Tilapia

Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins (vegan & gluten free)

Banana & Spinach Smoothie (sounds gross but is AWESOME!)

Carrot Cake Muffins (vegan & whole wheat)

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Chunky Turkey & Vegetable Soup

Corn Flake Encrusted Chicken Fingers (gluten free)

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars (gluten free)

Healthy Chicken Enchiladas (gluten-free and made with yogurt!)

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie

High Protein & Flour-Free Breakfast Pancake (gluten free)

Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies (healthy but not TOO healthy!)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Mexican Chicken Casserole (gluten free)

Mexican Lasagna (gluten free if using corn tortillas)

Nutty Protein Granola Bars (gluten free with GF certified oats)

Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites

Perfect (Microwave) Banana Oatmeal

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies

Pumpkin Bean Dip (vegan)

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Quinoa Taco Salad (vegan if omit cheese)

Savory No Bake Honey Mustard Granola Bars (gluten free) 

Scrambled Egg Muffins

Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas (vegan if omit cheese)

Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (vegan)

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls (vegan, gluten free)

Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Vanilla Almond Biscotti (vegan)

Veggie-tastic Minestrone Soup (vegan)

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free)

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread (vegan)

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Zesty Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Breakfast/Brunch

simple baked oatmeal recipe

Baked Oatmeal – pictured above

4 Healthy, Quick, and Portable Breakfast Ideas

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Almond Butter French Toast with Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Topping

Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut French Toast

Blueberry Spelt Pancakes with Yogurt Maple Banana Topping

Cranberry Yogurt Scones

Crustless Quiche with Spring Veggies (gluten free) 

Fruit Salad with Yogurt Honey-Lime Dressing

High Protein & Flour-Free Breakfast Pancake (gluten free)

High Protein Oatmeal

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (vegan)

Perfect (Microwave) Banana Oatmeal

PB&J Blueberry Pancakes

Pomegranate Blueberry Pancakes

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Quinoa Breakfast Bake (vegan, gluten free)

Scrambled Egg Muffins

Shrimp, Spinach, & Tomato Omelet(te)

Smoked Salmon & Vegetable Egg Casserole

Spiced Cranberry Compote Oatmeal

Spiced Pumpkin Pancake (gluten free)

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs

Tomato Basil Feta Omelet(te)

Baked Goods

healthy carrot cake muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins (vegan) – pictured above

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Almond Coconut Pumpkin Muffins (gluten free)

Apple Walnut Crunch Spelt Muffins

Baked Apple Cinnamon Oat Bars 

Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins (vegan & gluten free)

Banana Spelt Muffins

Blueberry Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Bread

Cranberry Quinoa Peanut Butter Power Bars (gluten free if you use GF certified oats)

Cranberry Yogurt Scones

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars (gluten free!)

Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread (vegan)

Fresh Cranberry and Walnut Pumpkin Bread

Nutty Protein Granola Bars (gluten free with GF certified oats)

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Peach Muffins (dairy & gluten free)

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin Tops

Pumpkin Goji Biscotti

Pumpkin Muffins (or Bread) of Deliciousness 

Quinoa Breakfast Bake (vegan, gluten free)

Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins

Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars (gluten free)

Strawberry Rhubarb Bread

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato Banana Oat Muffins

Sweet Potato Cranberry Coconut Muffins 

Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Bread Pudding

Vanilla Almond Biscotti (vegan)

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars(vegan, gluten free)

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread (vegan)

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Wild Blueberry Biscotti

Zesty Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Snacks & Smoothies

(the baked goods above also make great snacks!)

oatmeal raisin energy bites

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free with gf oats)  pictured above

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy People

5-Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free if you use gf certified oats and cereal)

{All That’s Missing is the} Tropical Island Smoothie

Banana & Spinach Smoothie (sounds gross but is AWESOME!)

Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie

Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls

Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls (vegan)

Cinnamon Vanilla Sautéed Persimmons

Cinnamon Yogurt and Cottage Cheese Mess

Citrus Sports Drink <– great for running!

Hangover Busting Smoothie Recipe

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Healthy Shamrock Shake (vegan)

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie

Fruit Salad with Yogurt Honey-Lime Dressing

Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte (gluten free)

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (vegan)

Nutty Protein Granola Bars (gluten free with GF certified oats)

Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls (vegan)

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (microwave-able)

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (vegan)

Savory No Bake Honey Mustard Granola Bars (gluten free)

Spiced Baked Apple Chips (gluten free, vegan)

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls (vegan, gluten free)

Vanilla Mint Smoothie 

Lunches

easy lentil veggie burgers

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan) – pictured above

Autumn Chicken Salad

Black Bean and Pumpkin Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Cheesy Avocado Tuna Sandwich

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Deconstructed Quinoa Burrito (vegan)

Kidney Bean and Feta Pizza (vegetarian)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Smoked Salmon & Dill Wrap

Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist

The posts below are part of my “How To Pack Lunch in 5 Minutes” series. Each post includes a fully packable lunch, as well as afternoon snacks. Great for worker bees! :)

healthy packed lunch

Appetizers, Sauces, and Dips

healthy seven layer dip

The Best Healthy Seven Layer Dip – pictured above

Almondmilk Mayonnaise (vegan)

Asian Stir Fry Sauce

Baked Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms

Cranberry Cinnamon Apple Baked Brie

Cucumber Yogurt Garlic Sauce

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Edamame Bruschetta

Fresh Thai Summer Rolls

Healthy Deviled Eggs

Pumpkin Bean Dip (vegan)

Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto (no basil required – great for winter!)

Smoked Salmon & Dill Wraps

Spinach Basil Pesto

Spinach & Avocado Cannellini Bean Hummus (if hummus & guacamole mated!) (vegan)

Salads & Dressings

strawberry and fennel barley salad

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad – pictured above

Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad (gluten free)

Goat Cheese and Beet Salad

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette (vegan)

Kale, Chickpea & Feta Greek Salad

Late Summer Arugula Salad

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Soups & Chili

sweet potato lentil chili

Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (vegan) – pictured above

Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup (vegan, gluten free – served chilled)

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup

Chunky Turkey & Vegetable Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (made with yogurt!)

Curried Carrot Soup (vegan)

Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili

Homemade Minestrone Soup (vegan)

Lazy (Wo)Man’s Butternut Squash Soup

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Two Ingredient Lentil Soup (vegan)

Side Dishes/Vegetables

For more ideas, see the Vegetarian Entrees section!

spiced mashed sweet potatoes

Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes – pictured above

Garlic Herb Roasted Veggies (vegan)

Healthy Mashed Potatoes (vegan)

How to Make Brussels Sprouts Delicious

Lemon Garlic String Beans (vegan)

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Veggies (vegan)

Mexican-Style Sweet Potato Fries (vegan)

Vegetarian Entrees

healthy mexican lasagna

Mexican Lasagna (vegetarian if you leave out the chicken; gluten free if using corn tortillas) – pictured above

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Almond Soy Sauce Baked Tofu (vegan)

Barley and Brown Rice Herbed Veggie Salad (vegan)

BBQ Chickpeas with Sweet Potatoes & Bok Choy (vegan)

Black Bean, Feta & Quinoa Mess 

Black Bean and Pumpkin Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

“Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (vegan)

“Cheesy” Mushroom Quinoa (vegan)

Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa (vegan)

Creamy Garlic & Herb Pasta (vegan)

Curried Barley Chickpea Salad (vegan)

Deconstructed Quinoa Burrito (vegan)

Easy Coconut Curry (originally made with chicken but can easily be veggie/vegan)

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Kidney Bean and Feta Pizza

Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Mexican Barley Salad (vegan, gluten free if using rice/quinoa)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Mexican Brown Rice Casserole

Mexican Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Parmesan Mushroom Risotto

Quinoa & Bean Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa Salad with Pecans & Cranberries (vegan)

Quinoa Taco Salad (vegan if omit cheese)

Red Beans and Rice

Secret Ingredient Falafel (vegan) (winner of a blogger contest!)

Shepherd’s Pie (vegan, gluten free)

Simple Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Spiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad (vegan)

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas (vegan if omit cheese)

Sweet Potato Black Bean Mess (vegan)

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry (vegan)

Vegetable & Kidney Bean Quinoa (vegan)

Veggie, Rice & Bean Stuffed Butternut Squash (vegan)

Zesty Kumquat Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Seafood Entrees

almond crusted tilapia

Almond Crusted Tilapia (try it topped with Black Bean Olive Salsa — delicious!) – pictured above

Black Pepper Crusted Yellowfin Tuna

Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad (gluten free)

Goat Cheese Shrimp with Rice & Veggies

Healthier Tuna Noodle Casserole (<– get your 90’s on)

Lemon and Herb Fish

Mussels in Creamy Tomato Fennel Broth

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies

Seared Scallops with White Beans and Spinach

Shrimp, Cucumber, and Feta Orzo Salad

Thanksgiving Ceviche

Tilapia en Papillote

Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad (cold)

Poultry & Meat Entrees

healthy chicken fingers recipe

Healthy Chicken Fingers (gluten free) – pictured above

Braised Beef Machacha

Braised Chicken with Potatoes, Lentils, Fennel, and Kale

Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Chicken & Veggie Pasta (hot)

{Ridiculously Easy} Crockpot Curry Chicken (gluten free)

Easy Coconut Curry

Fresh Thai Summer Rolls

Healthy Chicken Enchiladas (gluten-free and made with yogurt!)

Healthy Diner-Style Chicken Fingers (!)

How to Roast a Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa

Lasagna to Feed a Crowd (can easily be vegetarian!)

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Mexican Chicken Casserole (gluten free)

Mexican Lasagna (gluten free if using corn tortillas)

Not Your Ordinary Spaghetti and Meatballs

Orange Lemon Chicken

Pan Seared Balsamic Vinaigrette Chicken

Rigatoni with Slow Cooker Stewed Lamb & Veggies

Roasted Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Saucy Tomato & Spinach Chicken

Tart Cherry, Kale, and Feta Stuffed Chicken

Thai Chili Garlic Chicken with Veggies and Brown Rice

Tomato, Basil & Garlic Chicken

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Cookies & Desserts

oatmeal dark chocolate cookies

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Cookies – pictured above

2 Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Bites (vegan)

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

Citrus Zest Cake (whole wheat!)

Cranberry Caramel Date Bars

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free)

Halloween Spiderweb Cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Maple Gingerbread Pots de Creme (gluten free)

Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies (healthy but not TOO healthy!)

No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (gluten free & vegan)

Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies

Oatmeal Banana Pumpkin Cookies (vegan)

Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Bread Pudding

These Ain’t Yo Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies! (but they still taste like them)

Zucchini Bread Ice Cream (vegan, gluten free)