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7 Healthy Eating Tricks You Should Try This Week

They're actually so easy.

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1. Zucchini is out of season, so turn sweet potatoes into noodles instead!

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These creamy spinach sweet potato noodles are healthy AND vegan. Recipe here.

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2. Cook a bunch of healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner options on Sunday that you can eat all week.

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Cassie from Back To Her Roots cooks for the week on Sunday, and makes sure to prep a variety of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack options. Here's exactly how she does it.

3. Consider including a batch of these 3-ingredient almond butter granola bars in your meal prep plan. They're perfect for on-the-go breakfasts.

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They're better than store bought bars, and you can customize them to taste by adding dried fruit or nuts. Recipe here.

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4. Make your own vinaigrette.

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Once you learn the basic formula, you can riff off of it however you like. Because there's nothing worse than forcing yourself to eat a salad that's not delicious. Learn more here.

5. Make this frozen yogurt bark for a sweet treat that's actually good for you.

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Lots of protein from the greek yogurt, with just a little added sugar. The best part is, you can use whatever combination of fresh fruit, dried fruit, and nuts that you want. Get the recipe here.

6. Learn to make a green smoothie that's actually delicious.

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BuzzFeed Life recently published the recipe for a super popular smoothie from Terri in NYC. Buying a smoothie every morning can really add up, so it's good to know how to make a really good one at home. Here's the recipe.

7. Play around with making healthier versions of your favorite comfort foods.

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This collard-wrapped turkey burger with turnip fries has far fewer calories and carbs than the original. And sure, it's definitely not AS delicious, but it's pretty damn good. Figuring out which healthy substitutions you're OK with and which ones just don't cut it is actually pretty fun. Recipe here.

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